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Super Smash Bros for Nintendo 3DS Demo Impressions

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Tee’s impressions of Super Smash for 3DS demo. Subscribe to Mizzah Tee here! 

PE X Nintendo Ep. 67 – Fall’s Biggest Games

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Hyrule Warriors gets some amazing DLC, free and paid. Bayonetta 1 + 2 goodness, and I discuss the biggest titles coming this holiday! Support the show! Subscribe to PE Nintendo. This show will be stuck to the top for a while, new updates will be underneath.

SteamWorld Dig (Wii U) – PE Plays – Part 2 & 3

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If these videos get 50 LIKES each, I’ll upload more parts of the game, otherwise, on to the next game. Subscribe to PE Nintendo for more awesome content.

SteamWorld Dig: Minewho? – Part 1 – PE Plays


Watch me play SteamWorld Dig on the Wii U! Subscribe and LIKE if you want to see more episodes!

Super Smash Bros for Wii U & 3DS – Why There will be DLC Characters


There have been numerous rumors that Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii U will have DLC characters, and with Nintendo staying silent on the topic, nothing is confirmed yet. However, closer inspection of the character select screen for Super Smash Bros. for 3DS could possibly point to DLC characters. Spoilers past the break.

Season 2 of PE Plays Kicks off with SteamWorld Dig for Wii U

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With my massive 2TB HDD and 60mps internet connection finally here, season 2 of PE Plays is finally underway! The first game will be SteamWorld Dig for the Wii U. I have a livestream tonight that kicks off around 8:15 PM Pacific Daylight Time, on my Twitch TV channel. I’ll be playing SteamWorld Dig on there and giving out Super Smash Bros for 3DS demo codes. Around 11 PM PT, I’ll have the first recorded episode of PE Plays with SteamWorld Dig on my YouTube Channel. So if you can’t make it to live-stream, you can watch it on PE Nintendo.

Been over a week, let’s catch up! – Butterworthy


Discussing some of the gaming news from the past week, and I rant a bit on Microsoft’s acquisition of Minecraft. Subscribe to Butterworthy for more awesome videos!

2,500 Subscribers on YouTube! Thank YOU! 14 Smash Bros. 3DS Demo Codes up for Grabs!

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PE Nintendo has just crossed 2,500 subscribers on YouTube! Thanks again guys/gals. Remember, I got 14 Smash Bros. for 3DS demo codes to give away, I’ll be giving away 2 tonight at 7 PM PT on my PE Nintendo channel, subscribe to have a chance to win!

Digital Foundry’s Frame-rate Analysis of Bayonetta 2 – My Analysis


Digital Foundry has compared the pre-release frame-rates of Bayonetta 2, to the retail copy of Bayonetta 1 on the Xbox 360. Here is what I have to say on their analysis :D, Subscribe to PE Nintendo here! We have a give-away for 12 Smash Bros. demo codes coming this Wednesday…. but you have to be subscribed to have a chance at winning them!

The Super Smash Bros. Show Ep. 12 – Smash 4 is HERE! Demo Code Giveaway!

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Super Smash Bros. for 3DS has launched in Japan, North American demo code up for grabs, and my hands-on impressions of the SSB demo on 3DS! Subscribe to PE Nintendo here!

PE Network Special – Feat. ActiveGamerLife – Smash, Bayonetta 2 & more

The Red Knight joins the PE Network crew for a nice vidcast discussing everything from Smash Bros to Bayonetta 2.

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PE Network Special – Mystery Guests airs Live at 3 PM EDT, Giving away Smash Bros Codes


Got a Special PE Network Vidcast Special with some mystery guests coming at you live starting at 3 PM EDT. We got Smash Bros demo codes to give away so tune in to win! You have to be a subscriber to PE Nintendo to win them, so Subscribe here!

Teslagrad & Armillo – Indie Spotlight


Big Weekend – Treehouse Smash, PE Network Vidcast, Teslagrad & More!


A lot of stuff going around PE Nintendo and Playeressence! Get the scoop for Friday and this weekend below. Subscribe to PE Nintendo here!

Midweek Report – Hyrule Warriors LE fail, Smash Bros. 3DS demo, Treehouse Live Streaming! (9/9/14)

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New Feature! It’s called the midweek report. This is where I go over all the best news for the first half of the week! Subscribe to PE Nintendo for more awesome content!

Bombing Bastards – PlayerEssence Review

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Let’s have no illusions about this. Bombing Bastards is very much a clone of the Bomberman series. But is that a bad thing? That’s the question I was forced to ask myself after playing this game. Found out what the verdict is below.

By Jonathan Balofsky

Tee Time: Dropping “Turds” & Fake Nintendo Nerds


So you used to be a Nintendo fan HuH? GTFO MY FACE! Oh…. this one is good!

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Gamers At Large Episode 36 – #GamerGate, Smash Bros, Fanboys, and more!

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The Gamers at Large crew discuss a large variety of topics from Smash Bros. to #GamerGate and more. Mizzah Tee, NinZend0, Mr. Red Fox, Jamie Butterworth, and more join the panel this week.

The Super Smash Bros. Show Ep. 11 – Smash Bros. 4’s Final Build Exposed, and it’s Awesome!


User Zipzo from the Smash Boards has given his impressions of Smash Bros. 4’s final build, and things are LOOKING GOOD! Plus we have the match-up of the week! Subscribe to PE Nintendo here! 

PlayerEssence Review – The Fall (Wii U)

Traditional adventure game puzzles and action blended nicely and set in an atmospheric world. The game is stunning but is it for you? Find out below.

By Jonathan Balofsky

PE X Nintendo Ep.66 – Project Cars BS, Zelda Wii U & an Amazing Bayonetta 2 Nintendo Direct!

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Francis from PlayerEssence.com goes over all the best new in the world of Nintendo this week! We got a packed show full or rumors, Zelda news, more Project Cars Wii U BS and Bayonetta 2 goodness! Subscribe to PE Nintendo here!

Bayonetta 2!!! A true masterpiece! #OperationPlatinum – TwilightBytes


TwilightBytes discusses the artistic impressiveness of Bayonetta 2 on the Wii U.

Did you SEE that Bayonetta Direct?? – PE Network


Jamie Butterworth discusses the Bayonetta 2 Nintendo Direct and the New Nintendo 3DS.

PlayerEssence Review – 1001 Spikes (Wii U)


1001 Spikes is a challenging game for the Wii U but is it the game for you? Get our full review of 1001 Spikes past the break.

By Jonathan Balofsky

LogiKast: The Vitriolic Nature of Gamers Today – Recapture The “Spirit” of Gaming!

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This time The Zen Gamer and other members of The Gamers @ Large Network sit down to have an overdue, serious and down-to-earth discussion about the state of affairs in the Gaming-verse. We’ll also be covering the week’s news thus far and will answer viewer questions! Subscribe to the Zen Gamer for more awesome content.

August Pickups! – Butterworthy – PE Network


Jamie Butterworth goes over all his August pickups in the realm of gaming. Subscribe to Butterworthy for more awesome content.

Bayonetta 2 Nintendo Direct on September 4th, 3 PM PT, #OperationPlatinum in Full Effect!


Nintendo will be hosting a Bayonetta 2 themed Nintendo Direct on September 4th at 3 PM PT. Get all the details here, as well as #OperationPlatinum update!

Resident Evil Revelations Sells 1 Million on Nintendo Platforms, Doesn’t get the Sequel – Let’s Talk


I’m not sure what Nintendo fans can do at this point. Resident Evil Revelations sold best on Nintendo systems, yet Capcom decides we don’t deserve the sequel. Subscribe to PE Nintendo for more awesome content.

The Super Smash Bros. Show Ep. 10 – Shulk FTW, Starting Roster, and more!

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Got a stacked episode of the Super Smash Bros. Show for you guys today! Shulk has been confirmed, an amazing deal if you buy the 3DS and Wii U version of Smash, and the potential starting roster for Smash on 3DS! PLUS the matchup of the week returns with a match that ends….supremely! Subscribe to PE Nintendo for more awesome content!

Now We’re Playing With Power FOOS! – PE Network


Mizzah Tee discusses all the recent Nintendo news from Super Smash Bros. for Wii U/3DS and the New Nintendo 3DS.

Playeressence X Nintendo Special – Hyrule Warriors Hands-on, New Nintendo 3DS, Pokken Tournament, and more! Live at 3:30 PM EDT


The title says it all. I got a lot to talk about in the world of Nintendo. Get my hands-on impressions of Hyrule Warriors, Azure Striker Gunvolt, Mario Kart 8 DLC, and more. Plus I discuss Pokken Tournament, New Nintendo 3DS, and all sorts of other topics. I’ll have time to answer 3 questions! So I’ll pick the best ones!

New Nintendo 3DS & Nintendo’s core Gaming Shift – PE Network Discussion


Nintendo dropped a bombshell today announcing the New Nintendo 3DS. The Zen Gamer, Terminator Juice, Jamie Butterworth, and myself discuss all the recent revelations in the world of Nintendo. Subscribe to PE Nintendo for more awesome content. 

New Nintendo 3DS – Official Q&A Translated


Get the official translated text of the New Nintendo 3DS Q&A below.

New Nintendo 3DS – Full & Official Tech Specs from Nintendo

Get the full and official tech specs on the New Nintendo 3DS below. 

Mario Kart 8: Mercedes-Benz DLC Gameplay – Part 2 – PE Plays

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Check out some Mario Kart 8 gameplay with the new Mercedes-Benz DLC. There is also commentary! Subscribe to PE Nintendo for more awesome content.

Bayonetta Giveaway Update #2 – PE Network


Terminator Juice goes over the Bayonetta 2 sweepstakes.

#OperationPlatinum Nintendo Fans…UNITE UP!

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#OperationPlatinum is in full effect! Mizzah Tee adds his own unique flair to the movement! Nintendo fans, Unite Up! Subscribe to Mizzah Tee for more awesome content.

Street Fighter 5 & Tekken 7 Aren’t Coming to Wii U….. not my Problem – Let’s Talk

Capcom and Bandai Namco have no plans to put Street Fighter 5 or Tekken 7 on Wii U…. and while it sucks the Wii U isn’t getting these games….. the system has better fighting game exclusives in my opinion. Subscribe to PE Nintendo for more awesome content.

Mario Kart 8: Mercedes-Benz DLC Gameplay – Part 1 – PE Plays


Check out some Mario Kart 8 gameplay with the new Mercedes-Benz DLC. There is also commentary! Subscribe to PE Nintendo for more awesome content.

Polygon eats lv.100 Honchcrow – Mario Kart 8 Sales Analysis Failure – Let’s Talk

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Mario Kart 8 will sell 1.99 million units by March 2015…. How about 2.82 Million by the end of June Polygon. Polygon how do you like your Honchcrow? Subscribe to PE Nintendo for more awesome stuff….