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Top 10 Wii U/3DS Games | PlayerEssence

Top 10 Wii U+ 3DS MS

Francis runs down his top 10 Wii U/3DS games released so far! Which games made the cut? Find out in the video below. Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome top 10s, gameplay videos and more!

Nintendo Downloads NA (7/2/15) – LOZ Ocarina of Time & Samurai Warriors Chronicles 3 lead


This week’s North American Nintendo downloads are in. The Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time headlines this week’s list for $9.99. Get the full lineup of titles below.

How Mad Should You Get Over Videogames? – ZyroXZ2


“There’s been a lot of discussion on my channel and not a lot of games, but don’t worry, reviews galore are coming!… Until then, maybe a little talk on this whole “angry gamer” thing might be in order!”

Source: ZyroXZ2

Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden – Anime Expo 2015 Trailer


Dragon Ball Z: Butoden is a 2D fighting game developed by Blaze Blue developers Arc System Works. What’s unique about this DBZ game is each character has their own unique combos and setups.

Naturally, that limits the amount of playable characters down from previous DBZ games. The title will launch on the 3DS on October 10th, 2015. Check out the trailer below.

“Red Ash” Teased by Comcept, Mega Man Legends Spiritual Successor?


Comcept has just released a teaser trailer for a game titled “Red Ash”. Many are speculating that this is a spiritual successor to Mega Man Legends.

A post in the Mighty No. 9 KickStarter page says:

Now what in the world could this be…?

Well…whatever it is, we decided to give our backers a special first look at it!

If you want to know more, you are all just going to have to wait until Independence Day to find out!

We can’t say anything more until then, but we think you get the idea. Please share this video with all your friends, and help spread the word!

We should here more about Red Ash at the anime Expo this weekend. Inafune-san will be holding a panel saying that he has a special announcement that “may interest Mega Man fans.”

Via: GoNintendo

Nintendo Recognizes they let down a Number of E3 Viewers this year, will Work to Improve Next Year’s E3


Nintendo has discussed their E3 2015 showing, and acknowledged the disappointment from fans. In the latest meeting with shareholders, Satoru Iwata and Shigeru Miyamoto have elaborated on the topic.

Nintendo Looking to Surprise with the NX, Doesn’t mark the end of Wii U/3DS Games


Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata has discussed the surprising customers with the Nintendo NX. However, with the NX’s arrival, Iwata says that doesn’t mark the end of Wii U/3DS games.

Nintendo Details Their Mobile Games Monetization Plans

Nintendo and DeNA

Nintendo will be entering the mobile market with DeNA this year. Company president Satoru Iwata has explained how Nintendo plans to make money off their smartphone games.

Iwata Comments on the 3DS and Wii U slow Launches, Nintendo NX will be Offered Uniquely


During Nintendo’s latest shareholders meeting, company president Satoru Iwata discussed the slow launch of the 3DS/Wii U, and how the NX will be offered in a “Nintendo-like solution.”

EVO 2015 – Smash Bros. 4 & Ultra Street Fighter 4 have the most Entrants so far


The biggest “FIGHTING GAME” tournament in the world, EVO, has put together the early numbers for contestants per game. Ultra Street Fighter 4 leads with 2,227 entries. However, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Melee are hot on Street Fighter’s tail with 1,926 and 1,869 contestants respectively.

As a side note, I’ll probably be competing at EVO 2016, as I’ve started to win most of my local tournaments in Smash Wii U. I’m going to take on the Los Angeles area this summer, so hopefully I can continue to get better. Full numbers below.

Fire Emblem Fates Tracked at 353,201 Units sold in Famitsu


While most members of the press use the Media Create for the most up to date sales numbers, Famitsu also releases their sales numbers on Wednesdays too. Fire Emblem Fates sold over 303,000 units in the Media Create, but Famitsu is tracking the game at 353,201 Units sold for the week.

That’s around a 50,000 unit difference, so I thought it would be a good idea to let people know. With Digital sales, Fire Emblem Fates is the biggest launch in Fire Emblem history. Hopefully Nintendo has plans for a console Fire Emblem at some point. Get the full Famitsu charts past the link.

Anti-GG Racism/Sexism Hypocrisy, CEO Impressions, Digital Release Prices + More! – EventStatus

Final Fantasy 7

EventStatus is back with another hard-hitting episode of The Main Event. Warning, suggestive language.

Nintendo of America’s Excuse to why they don’t Release Games During the Summer


Nintendo of America’s Charlie Scibetta, has detailed why NOA doesn’t like to release games in the summer time.

“We do the bulk of our business in the holiday season, probably about 60% in October, November, and December. You want to launch games when people are in the mood to buy.”

Gotta love that 90’s mentality that people are only in the mood/can afford to buy games during the holiday seasons.

Via: Nintendo Everything, Source: NWR

The Legend of Zelda: Triforce Heroes will not Support amiibo


The Legend of Zelda Triforce Heroes’ producer Hiromasa Shikata, has revealed Nintendo is not planning to support amiibo with this title:

“I think it’s really something as simple as this game isn’t a natural fit for it. I think [that’s] because we’re focused on giving players the ability to choose different outfits to impact their experience within the game. We didn’t think amiibo added anything other than what games with it are already doing. There’s no reason to shoehorn it in.”

Via: GoNintendo, Source: IGN

Miiverse Getting a Major Update this Summer

Miiverse logo

Nintendo will be giving Wii U and 3DS owners a major update this summer with Miiverse. A host of changes will be coming with Miiverse Guide, Tom, running us through everything. Get all the details past the link.

How much has Ike improved? – ZeRo Analysis


The best Smash Bros. 4 player in the world, ZeRo, breaks down the new and improved IKE with patch 1.8.

Source: ZeRo

Rodea the Sky Soldier – Official Gameplay Trailer (Wii U, 3DS)


Check out the official gameplay trailer for Rodea the Sky Soldier, coming to Wii U and 3DS this fall.

Metroid Prime Federation Force – Tanabe wants to Expand the Metroid Universe


Metroid Prime Federation Force has not been received warmly by the Metroid community, but that doesn’t mean Nintendo doesn’t have big plans for the title. Metroid producer Kensuke Tanabe says he wants to expand the Metroid universe with Federation Force.

Darth Vader VS Doctor Doom | DEATH BATTLE (ScrewAttack!)


They are both masked conquerors of great power, but who will reign supreme?

Source: ScrewAttack!

Media Create Sales (6/22/15 – 6/28/15): Fire Emblem Fates Debuts at over 300,000 Units sold

Fire Emblem IF

Fire Emblem Fates was the top game sold in this week’s Media Create Charts, and it wasn’t even close. The amazing strategy RPG sold around 303,000 units, not counting digital, potentially making it the biggest opening in Fire Emblem history. On the hardware side, the Nintendo 3DS was the top system sold with 32,355 units sold.

Splatoon continued to hold strong, with another 37,458 units sold. That makes a grand total of 348,040 not counting digital. Persona 4 Dancing All Night had a strong debut with 94,036 units. That boosted PS Vita unit sales to 23,134 for the week. Get the full software and hardware charts below.

FAKE A** Nintendo Cross (NX) Hardware Concept Reveal Uploaded to YouTube

A user by the name of hyberes56 has uploaded a hilariously fake Nintendo NX concept video, that was supposedly taken during the most recent shareholders meeting.

Metroid Prime: Federation Force – Reggie Wants our “Trust” | PlayerEssence

Metroid Prime Fed F

Reggie Fils-Aime said he wants Metroid fans “trust” with Metroid Prime Federation Force. I’m not so willing to give it. Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome content!