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PE X Nintendo #88

Did Nintendo just patent the Fusion System? More »

Super Smash Bros. Wii U Beginners Guide

Get some tips to improve your game in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U! More »

Why Persona 5 is Important for Japan and the World!

Persona 5 is far more important than people realize. More »

Nintendo’s Featureless Updates stop with the NX… I Think

Stability update x 100! New features x 0! More »

Splatoon July NPD Sales hit 85K, Splatoon 2 on NX

Nintendo needs to ride the Splatoon wave all the way to the NX! More »

 

Category Archives: PlayerEssence Original Content

PE X Nintendo #89 | Achievement System & In-game Voice Chat Patented by Nintendo

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Nintendo has finally started to patent features we should have seen a decade ago. I go over these patents and give my take on the matter. Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome content!

Online play is KEY for Pokken Tournament Wii U | PE NewZ

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Pokken Tournament was finally announced for Wii U at the Pokemon World Championships. Francis discusses how online play needs to be a key element for Pokken Tournament to have long-term success. Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome content!

Nintendo’s 2015 Games Lineup is Looking Solid | PE NewZ

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Nintendo unveiled a host of release dates for their upcoming titles in the second half of the year. I go over all the titles and give my thoughts on the overall lineup! Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome content!

PE X Nintendo #88 | Nintendo’s Possible Fusion System Patent

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Speculation is running wild that Nintendo’s next system codenamed the Nintendo NX will not have an optical drive based on a patent that was recently revealed. However, the system patent shows the console will have a disc card slot. I take a look at this patent and go over all the fine details! Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome content!

Rare Replay | PlayerEssence Review (ZyroXZ2)

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PlayerEssence reviewer ZyroXZ2 reviews Rare Replay on the Xbox One! Check out the text review below.

Smash Bros. Wii U Beginners Guide: What you SHOULDN’T be Doing | JV 3 Stock

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Many beginners fall prey to these basic mistakes in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U/3DS. Make sure to not do these things while you practice in For Glory. Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome content.

 

Why Persona 5 is one of the most Important Japanese Games of 2015 | PlayerEssence

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Atlus has reconfirmed that Persona 5 is launching this year in Japan and North America. Francis breaks down why this is one of the most important game releases for the industry in 2015. Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome content!

Nintendo’s Featureless Updates stop with the NX… I Think | PlayerEssence

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For the past decade Nintendo has gotten real use to releasing new firmware updates that DON’T add any new features to their home consoles. I think this trend stops with the Nintendo NX. Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome content!

Phantasy Star Online 2 Announced for PS4, Possible Localization Inbound? | PE NewZ

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Phantasy Star Online 2 is coming to the PS4, could SEGA finally be planning a localization for the game? Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome content!

Splatoon July NPD Sales hit 85K, Splatoon 2 on NX | PE NewZ

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Splatoon sales hit 85,000 units in July’s NPD! Francis discusses the good sales and how he would like to see Splatoon 2 on the Nintendo NX! Yo! Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome content!

Mass Effect Andromeda | E3 Trailer Analysis, New Story Details & Combat Hype! | PE NewZ

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Dat Mass Effect ANDROMEDA though! XD – YO! Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome content first!

Final Fantasy XIV Could be Coming to the NX! What’s up Between Square and NIntendo? | PE NewZ

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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn could head to Nintendo’s new system codenamed NX. I discuss that game and how Nintendo and Square Enix seem to warming up to each other. Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome content!

PE Tournament #2 – Top 4 & Grand Finals | Smash 4 (10 PM EST/ 7PM PT)

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Get the top 4 and Grand Finals for PE’s Super Smash Bros. for Wii U tournament below!

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Legend of Kay Anniversary (Wii U Review) | PlayerEssence

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The most important thing to preface this entire review with is the fact that this is a Playstation 2 game that’s been remastered.  It comes from an older time.  So, does Nordic Games’ remaster come as a pleasant surprise or is it really still just an old, aged game with a shinier coat of paint on it?

Super Smash Bros. Wii U Tournament Mode & For Glory | PE RantZ

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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is my favorite game on Wii U at this point. But there are some major issues with the tournament mode and online For Glory system. Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome original content.

PE X Nintendo #87 | Unvalued Wants for Nintendo NX

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Many outlets have posted their wants for the Nintendo NX, but a lot of them haven’t mentioned some of the stuff I’m going to list here. Subscribe to PlayerEssence to get the latest videos first!

Xenoblade Chronicles X Special Editions are Coming & its HYPE! | PE NewZ

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Nintendo has announced some cool special edition Xenoblade Chronicles X packs for Europe and North America. I want to know what you guys are looking forward to the most with Xenoblade Chronicles X! Subscribe to PlayerEssence on YouTube, you know you want to.

Metroid Doesn’t Sell Enough? Bruh…. That’s HOT GARBAGE | PE RantZ

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It seems like Metroid will be skipping Wii U this generation, and some fans are making the “sales” excuse as to why we aren’t getting Metroid on Wii U. However, if you look at the sales of past games, its obvious the franchise has plenty of room to make sell in today’s market. Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome content.

Scalebound goes Beast Mode, RASH Joins Killer Instinct Season Three! | PE NewZ

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Microsoft brought out the big guns at Gamescom 2015. Platinum Games and Hideki Kamiya showed of Scalebound for the first time, while RASH from Battletoads fame joins KI Season 3! Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome content!

Super Smash Bros. Wii U – Tournament Mode w/Fox – shofu

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Shofu tries out tournament mode with his main man Fox! Get all the action past the link.

PE Tournament #1 Smash Bros. Wii U Grand Finals | Seth (1) vs. Memo (3) (7:30 PM PT/10:30 PM ET)

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Two heavyweights face off for the first ever Super Smash Bros. for Wii U PE Tournament! The 3DS champ, Memo, takes on the number 1 seed Seth, in a best of 7 matchup!

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Smash Bros. Wii U – First PlayerEssence Tournament Details (August 1st)

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Tournament Name:
PE Qualify 1v1
Password:
PE1
Date:
August 1, 2015 (5:00 AM) – August 1, 2015 (Midnight)

Rules:
1v1 –
2 Stock
No items
1 day for 20 battles:
Top 20 players advance to round 2 on Sunday!
Top 4 players get streamed live
1st place gets a prize.