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Category Archives: PlayerEssence Original Content

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

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

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.

Yo LEO, Respect your Elders Kid | Smash 4 – PE RantZ

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Good player, but you’re in over your head kid. Have a little respect…. Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more original content.

Massive Smash Bros. Wii U Update adds Tournament Mode and more! BRUH… – PE NewZ


Super Smash Bros. for Wii U update this Friday….. tournament mode, LETS GO! Subscribe to PlayerEssence for all the HYPE videos you can handle!

Massive “Amazing” Splatoon Update! Shin Megami Tensei IV Breaks 600K! | PE NewZ

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Splatoon and Shin Megami Tensei IV headline a busy Monday! PE NewZ….. right now! Yo! Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more video content!

PE X Nintendo #86 | Skylanders Graphics, Devil’s Third, Summer Droughts & more!

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This post will be stuck for the top for a bit, new articles will be posted below. 

Francis from PlayerEssence breaks down the week’s best Nintendo news and gives his take on the Wii U’s summer drought in the main topic. Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome content!

Super Mario Maker ISN’T Racist, Look in the Mirror | PE RantZ

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Business Insider claims that Super Mario Maker is racist. But I think they need to look in the damn mirror before they start making silly claims. Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome content!

Splatoon Sells 290K in June 2015 NPD, Mario Kart 8 Crosses 2 Million! | PlayerEssence

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Splatoon continues its hot sales streak in the June 2015 NPD, while Mario Kart 8 crosses 2 million units sold in the United States alone! Francis gives his take on Nintendo’s big wins in June. Subscribe to PlayerEssence on YouTube for awesomeness sent straight to your feed!

Nintendo set to Publish Devil’s Third in North America, Possible Gameplay Improvements? | PlayerEssence

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Francis discusses the news that Devil’s Third will be published by Nintendo in North America. Could the delayed release of the NA version bring gameplay improvements? Subscribe to PlayerEssence for news, reviews, trailers, tips and tricks!

5K Subscriber Special: NX and what I know, Splatoon Amiibo Winner, News & LIVE Q&A

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This is a bit of a bittersweet moment for me….. but I will be holding a 5K subscriber special to discuss what I know about the NX, the Splatoon amiibo winner, Nintendo news, remembering Satoru Iwata and a LIVE Q&A

Satoru Iwata Tribute – Thank You for Everything | PlayerEssence


My tribute to Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata.

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance #1 | LP Mondays


Got a brand new segment for you guys coming every Monday called: LP Mondays on our YouTube Channel PlayerEssence. This week, I’m tackling Platinum Games’ excellent action title, Metal Gear Rising Revengeance. Make sure to hit that “LIKE” button and subscribe for more awesome original content.

PE Fan Cast #1 – Wii U, NX & RPGs – Livestream (12 PM ET)


Jon Turner and myself host the first ever PE Fan Cast! We’ll be discussing a range of topics from NX, Wii U and more.

Source: PlayerEssence

PE X Nintendo #85 | Devil’s Third, SMT X FE, Pokken Tournament & Wii U’s lack of RPGs

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This post will be stuck to the top of the page for today. New Updates will be posted underneath.

I HAVE Returned to the format you all KNOW and LOVE. PlayerEssence X Nintendo is back! We’re kicking off episode 85 with style: Pokken, Devil’s Third, Splatoon and more! Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome content!

1:35 – NOA not publishing Devil’s Third in North America

4:56 – Zero wins 40th tournament in a row in Smash Wii U

6:55 – Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem 60 hours to 100%

8:18 – Epic Indie sale Wii U

9:06 – Pokken Fighters aimed at older Pokemon Fans, Release outside of Japan being considered

10:53 – Splatfest 2 announced for North America – Roller Coasters vs Water Slides

12:19 –  Nintendo’s lack of RPGs is a problem

Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem Takes 60+ Hours to 100%, New Gameplay Details! – PlayerEssence

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Francis discusses new gameplay details for Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem on Wii U! (See I talk about the Wii U! lol) Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more news updates, gameplay videos and original content.

FAST Racing Neo Online Multiplayer & All Shin’en Games Successful on Nintendo Platforms

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Shin’en has reconfirmed Fast Racing Neo will support up to 8 players for online races. The studio also revealed that all of their games for Nintendo platforms are commercially successful.

Source: PlayerEssence

Respect GAMERS or Get BODIED: Microsoft, Sony & Nintendo | PlayerEssence

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Every generation, one (or more) of the big three THINK they can pull some fast ones on gamers. But EVERY SINGLE time they get shut down. This is a warning to all of them…. cut that BS out now and save yourself the PR nightmare later.

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Splatoon Sales Cross 1 Million, how can Nintendo Build Upon this for NX?

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Nintendo has revealed Splatoon sales have broken 1 million units worldwide. Console sales got a bump as well. While it might be too little, to late, what can Nintendo do to ensure the NX gets games like Splatoon earlier? Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome content!

Top 10 Wii U/3DS Games | PlayerEssence

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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!

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

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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!

Shigeru Miyamoto not Involved in Developing Nintendo NX’s Hardware | PlayerEssence

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Shigeru Miyamoto has stated he is not making decisions on the Nintendo NX’s hardware. Francis gives you his take on the whole matter.

Source: PlayerEssence

Deus Ex Mankind Divided (1080p/60fps) | Exclusive E3 2015 Live Show

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Didn’t get a chance to check out Deus Ex Mankind Divided at E3 2015? It’s all good, we got you covered! Check out this live stage show from E3 2015, its like you’re right there at the show! Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome E3 2015 coverage!

GIGANTIC (Xbox One) | E3 2015 PlayerEssence Interview with Motiga

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Jeremy from Motiga breaks down why you should check out Gigantic coming to Xbox One and Windows 10 PC! Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome E3 2015 content.