Francis from Playeressence goes over some of the hottest 3DS and Wii U news for the week! And for the main topic, the Wii U version of Watch Dogs getting delayed might be a good thing. More »
Francis unboxes and reviews the Nyko Pro Commander Wii U Pro controller. More »
My experience with the Shin Megami Tensei and Fire Emblem franchises. Plus I discuss what Nintendo will do with Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem for Wii U at E3 2014. More »
I’m about 15-20 hours into Bravely Default on the 3DS. Square Enix and Nintendo have struck gold, the game is amazing…..HOWEVER….I think the franchise needs to make the jump to the bring screen for Wii U More »
Category Archives: Nintendo
Nintendo of Europe and UK Twitter accounts has announced the pricing and date for Pokemon Battle Trozei on the Nintendo 3DS. The game will be available in Europe on March 13th, 2014 for £7.19/€7.99. This will be a eShop download only. The North American site for the game is also live. Via: GoNintendo, Thanks Anti for the tip!
Players anxious to learn more about Sonic Boom’s co-op and Wii U Gamepad integration are going to have to wait till E3 2014. This is according to Sonic Boom’s Lead developer Bob Rafei. In an interview with GameZone, Rafei re-confirmed co-op and unique Gamepad features, but said we’ll have to wait for E3 for more details. Get a Snippet of the interview below.
Retro Studios CEO Michael Kelbaugh and Nintendo’s Kensuke Tanabe have discussed a variety of topics with USGamer. Tenabe details how he hates tutorials, while Kelbaugh touches on Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze’s difficulty and Metroid.
Nintendo has officially announced the Yoshi Edition Nintendo 3DS XL system. Get the official press release below, as well as information on the Yoshi’s New Island.
Retro Studios CEO Michael Kelbaugh feels the Wii U has been getting the short end of the stick when it comes to discussing the systems power. Kelbaugh says the Wii U is a “powerhouse,” then goes on to say developers have more than enough power to make great games on it. Nintendo producer Kensuke Tanabe also confirmed the team is working on a new game, its been in development for several months now. Hear what Michael Kelbaugh said below.
My experience with the Shin Megami Tensei and Fire Emblem franchises. Plus I discuss what Nintendo will do with Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem for Wii U at E3 2014. Subscribe to my PE Reviews Channel for more great videos.
Tired of waiting for Wave Race from Nintendo? You Might want to check out Aqua Moto Racing Utopia on the Wii U eShop later this year. Developer Zordix has confirmed the game will come to the Wii U eShop with extra features. Local and Online multiplayer is confirmed, new tech has also been built in for the water physics. Zordix CEO Matti Larsson discussed the matter a bit on their site.
Check out Playeressence’s official video review of Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze on Wii U. Subscribe to my PE Reviews channel to get all of our content first.
You might want to give your local Sam’s Club a call because reports are coming in some stores are selling old Wii U stock for under $150. Somebody who purchased this extremely cheap Wii U from Sam’s Club posted a picture of their receipt online.
Check out this comparison short of Princess Zelda on Super Smash Bros for Wii U vs Super Smash Bros Brawl.
Tee gives his impressions on the latest Nintendo Direct FOOS! Subscribe to Mizzah Tee for more great videos.
Nintendo has released a brand new trailer for Steel Diver: Sub Wars online multiplayer. Check it out below.
Unlike Europe and North America, Japan did not get Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed back in 2012. The Japanese version is coming out this Spring for the Wii U and PS3. The good news is the both versions are in the top 10 for Amazon pre-orders. Check out the full list yourself here. Thanks Darkgamer001 for the tip!
I’ve been getting multiple emails asking me why I stopped making videos on my Playeressence.com YouTube Channel. Long-story short, its been compromised and trolls have negatively affected Playeressence because of it. I’ll be making a video on the matter shortly. In the meantime, make sure you subscribe to my new PE Reviews channel to get all of our content first.
Amazon has discounted Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag on the Wii U, PS3, Xbox 360, and PC to $24.99. Grab your copy here. If you want to hear what I have to say on the matter to Wii U owners, hit the link.
Check out this Did You Know Gaming on Nintendo’s character voices. This one is quite awesome. It talks about Nobuyuki Hiyama, the voice of Link from the Legend of Zelda games, and many other characters.
In a new Interview with Nintendo Life, Hullbreach Studios stated their newest game Hullbreach Uncloaked, will offer DLC to users. There is also no current release window, as the team is still working on multiple aspects of the game. Check out the new screenshot below.
The guys from GameXplain break down the latest combat video from Monolith Soft’s X in this new video. Check it out below.
Nintendo has released a brand new reviews trailer for Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze on the Wii U. Check it out below.
SEGA Stephen Frost discussed Sonic Boom in a new Behind the Scenes look at the game today. He has stated that Sonic Boom is a “return to the action adventure genre.” While Speed is an important component of Sonic Boom, Frost says the team will be doing a few different twists on Speed to “surprise fans.” Check out the full video here.
SEGA has just released a brand new behind the scenes look at the Sonic Boom video game and animated TV series. There are some interesting details in this one. Bob Rafei also talks about taking up the Sonic franchise.
GAME has revealed the official Mario Kart 8 racing wheel for the Wii U. The Wheel will run you £9.99, you can pre-order it right now. Get the official description below.
Francis continues his playthrough of Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze on Wii U! And as a side note…..Dixie is awesome!
Nintendo has announced a brand new promotion for US and Canadian residence that can net you a free download code of Pokemon X or Pokemon Y. Details below.
Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze was the best-selling game on the Wii U eShop Charts this past week. The game edged out Wind Waker HD and Super Mario World for the top spot. Get the full top 20 below.
Nintendo has updated their eShop sales for the past week, and Bravely Default finds itself as the number one best-selling game for the third week in a row. Bravely Default edged out Attack of the Friday Monsters and Liberation Maiden for the top spot. Get the rest of the top 20 below.
Square Enix has released a host of new gameplay videos on Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call. Check them out below.
Check out this brand new screenshot for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. It shows Bowser and Mario facing of in a boxing/wrestling ring.
BLOK DROP U will hit the Wii U next Thursday, and it has been revealed the game will only take up 59MB of space. I’ll be playing this game on an INDIE RETRO TIME Episode, so look forward to that. BLOK DROP U will run you $1.99 on the Wii U eShop. Via: Nintendo Everything
Nintendo has just released a brand new system update for the Wii U, this brings the firmware up to version 4.0.3. The update improves system stability and software compatibility