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Category Archives: Original Content

Bayonetta 2: Platinum Baby! Let’s GO! – “Next-gen” Combat! 3rd CLIMAX (Part 2)


Bayonetta 2 IS the best action game of all time! Watch part 2 to SEE Why! Subscribe to PE Nintendo here!

Bayonetta 2: Let’s Dance Boys! – “Next-gen” Combat! 3rd CLIMAX (Part 1)


Bayonetta 2 is here….. and I swear this is one of the best games of all-time. Check out 14 minutes of pure HD gameplay footage from the True Next-gen action game of the YEAR! Subscribe to PE Nintendo here for more awesome Bayonetta 2 videos!

An Objective Review of Bayonetta 2

A lot of people have been asking for this, and at least one person has expressed interest in me doing reviews for the site (this is Tessa, by the way), so in honor of Bayonetta 2’s release, here is my 100% purely objective review of Bayonetta 2. Check it out below.

Pretendo Direct – #OperationPlatinum – Witch U Waiting For? – Mizzah Tee


The Game Of The Year is HERE! Witch U Waiting For FOOS!?!?

Super Smash Bros for Wii U: 8-player Smash, 64-player Online Tourneys, 1080p, MewTwo & MORE!

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Francis from PlayerEssence goes over the highlights from the Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Event! Native 1080p 60fps, 8-player Smash battles, 64-player online tournaments, and much! Get my reaction to all the news below. Subscribe to PlayerEssence here!  This post will be stuck to the top for a while, new updates underneath! 

Why are People Wasting Their time Arguing Resolution? – Butterworthy


I’m at a lack for any other word to describe it but “stupid”. Is resolution a big concern of yours? Buy a PC. Meanwhile, you’re letting these companies pull the rug out from under you while everyone fights with each other over it. Subscribe to Butterworthy for more awesome content!

Promotion: Special Smash Bros. Wii U Live Reaction Podcast


The Zen Gamer is hosting a live reaction podcast for the Super Smash Bros for Wii U livestream, get all the details below!

Smash Bros. Show Ep. 16: Smash Direct Oct. 23rd, More Evidence of DLC, and Bayonetta in Smash?


We’ve got a packed episode of The Super Smash Bros. Show for you guys! New evidence of DLC in Smash Bros, MASSIVE Nintendo Direct incoming this week, and could Bayonetta be in Smash Bros? Subscribe to PE Nintendo HERE! This post will be stuck to the top for a while, new updates will be posted underneath this! 

Bayonetta 2: SALT & Why isn’t EVERYONE Helping? #OperationPlatinum


“Gamers” who didn’t buy Bayonetta 1 and have no interest in Bayonetta 2 seem to be inserting themselves in Bayonetta discussions left and right….. Instead of helping out by spreading the universal praise the game is getting, these “gamers” ONLY want to focus on sales when it comes to Bayonetta 2…. is it the SALT or what? Subscribe to PE Nintendo HERE!

The Evil Within – PlayerEssence Review (PS3)


This Review was written by PE user GRH235! 

Shinji Mikami’s latest survival horror attempt The Evil Within draws in the player with its Psychological nature and tense atmosphere. Devolved by Tango Gameworks and published by Bethesda Softworks, is the game a worthy successor to his previous masterpiece, Resident Evil 4? Let’s find out.

PE X Nintendo Ep. 70 – Bayonetta 2: The Greatest Action Game of All-Time


We’ve got a special Bayonetta themed PE X Nintendo for you guys. In this episode, I discuss Bayonetta 2’s Amazon sales, the eShop demo, North American packaging, and much more! Subscribe to PE Nintendo HERE!

PE Lightning League Tournament Round 2 Match-ups are UP! – All Matches Start by 10:30 PM EDT

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Get round 2 match-ups for the PE Lightning League below! This time, the friend codes are provided, and all matches should be played by 10:30 PM EDT (Friday – Tuesday). Hit the Read more link to see the match-ups.

The Wii U & GamePad Advantage


A guide for new and potential owners of Nintendo Wii U to acclimate you with the console and highlight cool features including the GamePad Advantage! Subscribe to Mizzah Tee here!

Wii U – The Time is NOW – Mizzah Tee

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If you are a *REAL GAMER* like you say. It’s time to stop with the excuses and go get a Wii U FOOS! Support #OperationPlatinum – Subscribe to Mizzah Tee here FOOS!

Wii U – Games of Past, Present and Future!


Highlight Reel for Wii U games of the past, present, and future FOOS! Support #OperationPlatinum – Subscribe to Mizzah Tee here FOOS!

Why DIDN’T YOU BUY Bayonetta?


We’ve got a lot of Sony and Microsoft fans saltier than beef jerky right now, over Bayonetta 2 being exclusive to the Wii U. But MY question to these people is WHY didn’t you BUY Bayonetta so this wouldn’t happen? Better yet….. why don’t Sony and MS fans buy Platinum Games’ quality titles at all? Subscribe to PE Nintendo here!

Bayonetta: The end of the Action Genre? – Part 7 #OperationPlatinum


With DmC, Ninja Gaiden Z/Yaiba, and Castlevania Lords of Shadow 2 all flopping… if Bayonetta 2 doesn’t perform, is this the end of the action genre? Subscribe to PE Nintendo here!

The Juice is Loose! Ep #18: Bayonetta 2 Review Scores = “salty”!


This week’s show will be focused on Bayonetta and #OperationPlatinum   Tune in to hear our thoughts on the Bayonetta 2 demo and other gaming related news! Subscribe to Terminator Juice here! 

ZG Comedy: Bayonetta, Jelly & Lots of Salt – PE Network


What’s the best recipe for humor? Well, add some Bayonetta, then stir in large dollops of Jelly and then the Master Ingredient: SALT. Lots of freaking Salt!! As a side note, this is one of the funniest videos I’ve ever seen…. lol, bravo Zen, bravo. Subscribe to the Zen Gamer here!

TO ALL SMASH BROS Lightning League Competitiors! Get Your First Round Matchups Complete by 11:59 PM EDT Tonight!

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This post is for anyone who hasn’t completed their first round matchups for the Super Smash Bros for 3DS Lightning League. Johnny Virus and Revolution… you guys need to play tonight or you’re both DQ’d. Sooooo…. I’m setting the time for 10:30 PM EDT. If you don’t know what time that is in your area, google it.

For users that have not completed their first matchups in the Lighting League, plan on doing so tonight at 10:30 PM EDT, right here on PlayerEssence. On Tuesday, I’ll be making a post asking for Lighting League round 1 winners. So if you won your first round matchup, make sure to post it in the comments section on THAT POST THIS TUESDAY.

#OperationPlatinum – Bayonetta 2 is “Sexy Frames Per Second!”


Bayonetta 2 Demo is a BEASTLY “Sexy Frames Per Second” FOOS! Support #OperationPlatinum

Super Smash Bros 3DS Tournament Night – Round 1 Play Session

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This is for users who have not completed their first round match-up in the PE Lightning League Tournament for Super Smash Bros. 3DS. I’ll have the Twitch Chat set up for you to communicate with your first round match-up.

Find out who you are playing by clicking this link!

Get your match-ups 3DS friend code here

Make sure you know the rules BEFORE YOU PLAY, click this link to see them!

Use the chat below to coordinate a match with your opponent! Users have Until Monday October 13th by 11:59 AM PDT to complete round one. I’ll have another post asking for the winners of round 1 by Tuesday.