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Category Archives: PC

PC Gaming Pricing VS Console Pricing


ProtoMario discusses PC gaming vs. Console pricing.

Oddworld New ‘n’ Tasty Gameplay


Eurogamer checks out the first hour of Oddworld New ‘n’ Tasty on PS4. Check it out below.

Playeressence has a YouTube Channel! You Should Subscribe!


Hello everyone! I just want to remind all the new readers that Playeressence does have an awesome YouTube Channel that is getting more and more popular by the day! We’ve got all sorts of original content from let’s play videos, speciality shows, and vidcasts. Check out some of our latest work below.

Mortal Kombat X: Raiden Breakdown & More (July 2014)


The un-official Fighting Hype Man Maximilian Dood breaks down Raiden from Mortal Kombat X. Check out all the action below.

Battlefield Hardline Delayed till 2015


Following Dragon Age Inquisition being delayed, EA has also delayed Battlefield Hardline to early 2015. EA and Vsceral Games issued a statement below.

Cliffy B Thinks E3 is ‘Just a Waste of Money’ and will “die Eventually”

Cliff B

Boss Key Productions owner Cliff Bleszinski has given his opinion of the spectacle that is E3. The outspoken developer thinks the big show as “largely a waste of money.” He also feels the big shows with all the lights and glamor will “die eventually.”

Dragon Age Inquisition has been Delayed to November 18th

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The official Dragon Age site has confirmed that Dragon Age Inquisition has been delayed on all formats to November 18th, 2014. The original release was set for early October, but the team needs just a bit more time to fine tune things. Get the full details on DragonAge.com

Luminous Engine Technical Director Yoshihisa Hashimoto has Left Square Enix

Final Fantasy

The chief technical director for Square Enix’s Luminous Engine has left Square Enix. It appears that he will be going to another gaming company, but no further details were provided. A friend of Hashimoto’s made the announcement on Facebook. More details and information can be found on Enixorigin. Thanks FalconLawnch for the tip!

Assassin’s Creed Unity Experience Trailer #1: New Engine, New Gameplay

Assassins Creed Unity

Assassin’s Creed Unity Creative Director Alex Amancio walks us through the features of the all new Anvil engine and highlights some of the technology he and the rest of the development team used to make Assassin’s Creed Unity a true next gen experience. You’ll learn about everything from character movement to lighting to the AI and animations that make the massive crowds possible in the streets of Paris.

Dragon Quest X – 3DS Introduction Trailer

Square Enix has uploaded a brand new trailer for Dragon Quest X on the Nintendo 3DS. Check it out below (and let’s keep the ‘I hope it comes to the west’ to a minimum please, we all want this game to come over and everyone has heard it a million times.)

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Team Showdown – James & Mike Mondays


Alpha Omega Sin joins the Nerd and Mike Matei for this special James & Mike Monday on Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

Mighty No. 9 – July 2014 Trailer

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Comcept has uploaded a brand new trailer for Mighty No.9! Check out all the Mega Man Beck shooting action below.

Fans & Fanboys: The Difference – The Nintendo Project


Let’s all stop abusing this term and use it on the REAL problem.

Xbox Europe hit with huge Layoffs – Report


Microsoft is going through a massive change under new President and CEO Satya Nedella. News broke that Microsoft will be laying-off 18,000 employees. This comes after closing down the Xbox Entertainment Studio. The Xbox EMEA team will also be hit with layoffs as well. 

The Console War CANCER: A Rant – The Rageaholic


It’s fashionable to roll your eyes at blithering fanboys – but could they be actively killing the video game industry? Subscribe to The Rageaholic for more awesome content. Warning, Strong Language.

The Crew Closed Beta Walkthrough [EUROPE]


Ubisoft has detailed some of the features coming to The Crew in the closed beta. Check it out below.

Free Login Weekend Period for FINAL FANTASY XIV: A REALM REBORN Begins Today


LOS ANGELES (July 18, 2014) – Square Enix® announces that its Free Log-in Weekend for FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn® will begin today and run through Monday, July 21st at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time (PDT). More details past the link. 

The Industry is Doing fine! Like, Totally fine. I Swear – PE Network


Oh, and I have a broken finger and it’s been broken for weeks. Now it’s splinted up and I type like a little old lady. Subscribe to Butterworthy for more amazing videos!

Project Who Cares (Third Party Wii U Super Rant) – ActiveGamerLife


The Red Knight weighs  into the Project Cars delay for Wii U. Subscribe to ActiveGamerLife for more content. Warning, Really Strong Language and Mature themes

June NPD (2014) – Top 10 Best Selling Software – Watch Dogs and Mario Kart 8 Lead

Watch Dogs

The June NPD results are in, and Watch Dogs is once again the top game sold in the US. Mario Kart 8 came in second, with the Wii U being the only home console with an exclusive in the top 10. Tomodachi Life also charted in at ninth, so there was one more system exclusive in the top 10. Get the full charts past the link.

Microsoft will Shut down Xbox Entertainment Studios, Phil Spencer Issues Statement


Microsoft has announced that Xbox Entertainment Studios will be shut down in the next couple months. Around 200 employees will lose their job. This move comes after Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella stated that Xbox is not a ‘core part’ of Microsoft’s business, but insisted that Xbox is important to the company. More details can be found on Redcode, get Phil Spencer’s official statement below.

Space Pioneer Rebranded – Now Known as “Project Tool,” Brand new Trailer Released


Do you guys remember Space Pioneer? It was a space sim on Kickstarter that actually had real Astronauts on the development team help make the game. Well, the Kickstarter was unsuccessful, but Tool Games has not given up on the project. They have rebranded the title as “Project Tool”, and have released a brand new trailer. Check out below.

The team is looking for $500,000 to complete Project Tool. Head over to official Project Tool website to back the game.