Category Archives: PS3

Tales of Zestiria Screenshots + Story & Gameplay Details

Tales of Zestiria

Famitsu has released brand new screenshots, story, and gameplay details on Tales of Zestiria on the PS3. Get all the information below.

Final Fantasy XIV A Realm Reborn – PS4 vs PC Comparison

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Digital Foundry has uploaded a graphics comparison between Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn on PS4 and PC. From what I can tell, the PC version looks a little bit better. But don’t take my word for it, see for yourself below.

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – PS3 vs PS4 Frame-Rate Test


Digital Foundry has compared the frame-rates of the PS3 and PS4 version of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. While the graphics aren’t a huge leap from one another, the frame-rate is doubled in a lot of areas.

COSPLAY – Mizzah Tee at PAX East 2014

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It’s time for some Cosplay FOOS at PAX East 2014

Ubisoft & EA have over 9,000 Employees, Compared to Nintendo’s 5,000


While Nintendo has over 5,000 employees, and are desperately looking to add more. EA and Ubisoft both have over 9,000 employees according to Kotaku’s Superannuation. This kind of puts into perspective how small Nintendo actually is, and how big EA and Ubisoft are becoming. Via: MNN, Source: Kotaku

Playeressence Q&A (4/19/2014) – E3 2014, Big Wii U Games, & more!


Francis from PE Nintendo and Playeressence answers all your questions! What can Nintendo do to appeal to the Western market? What is PE’s most anticipated game? What is PE going to do at E3 2014? Get all the answers below!

NPD March 2014 – Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Sells 208K, Metal Gear Solid V Ground Zeroes Sells big


Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes and Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster sold well in the March 2014 NPD. The US sales tally MGS Ground Zeroes at 278,000 physical units sold (doesn’t count digital). Ground Zeroes sold well in Japan too, with sales at 340,000 units. FF X/X-2 HD Remaster sold 208,000 units between the PS Vita and PS3, not including digital. Research analyst David Gibson revealed this sales data on Twitter here. Get the full NPD Reports for Nintendo here, and PS4/Xbox One here.

Bound by Flame – New Hero Screenshots


Focus Home Interactive has released some brand new screenshots for Bound by Fame on PS3, Xbox 360, and PC. See all five of them below. 

PE Nintendo – Live Q&A This Saturday at 11 AM PST/ 2 PM EST – I want your Questions!


I’ll be hosting a live Q&A on my PE Nintendo channel, on Saturday April 19th, at 2PM EST. I’ll have the question app on the Google plus stream so you can ask me a question there, or you can put a question below if you can’t make it to the live stream. I’ll still be doing a PE X Nintendo, it just might come a little later than usual. Make sure to Subscribe to my PE Nintendo channel to get the notification of when the stream starts.

The Assassin’s Creed Franchise has sold 73 Million Copies to date


Ubisoft has revealed the various sales data for some of their franchises. The biggest seller is Assassin’s Creed with 73 million copies sold to date. Just Dance has pulled in an impressive 48 million copies. Splinter Cell and Rainbow Six have sold 30 and 26 million respectively. Via: GoNintendo, Source: Superannuation

Man Kills 1 Year Old Son for Disrupting his Gaming – AlphaOmegaSin


This is a horrible story, but I feel this needs to be shared. Viewer digression is advised. 

Skylanders ‘Ranger Team’ by Amazon Spain, October 10th Release


Activision is set to announced the latest Skylanders game next week, but it seems like some retailers might have revealed the name as Skylanders Ranger Team, or Team Ranger. Amazon Spain, along with other retailers have listed Skylanders Ranger Team, for release on October 10, 2014. The platforms the game is listed for are the Wii U, Wii , 3DS, PS4, PS3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360. All of these details are unconfirmed at the moment. Activision is set to reveal the latest Skylanders game on April 23rd. Via: Nintendo Everything, Source: Esperino

PSN Flash Sale – Crash Bandicoot 2, Braid, Gex, and more at $.99 each


Sony has a fantastic flash sale going on right now. You can pick up great classic like CRT: Crash Team Racing, Gex: Enter the Gecko, Crash Bandicoot 2, and Red Faction for $.99 each. Newer games like Braid, Retro City Rampage, Retro/Grade, and echochrome are also included in the $.99 flash sales. Get the full list of titles here. Thanks to trabuch for the tip!

Game Theory: MatP Thinks Nintendo’s YouTube Polices are Harming the Wii U’s Sales

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In the latest episode of Game Theory, Mat P thinks that Nintendo’s YouTube policies are harming the overall sales of the Wii U systems. While this might sound crazy, there is some logic behind it all.

Walking the Show Floor – Mizzah Tee at PAX East 2014

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Mizzah Tee tours the PAX East 2014 Show Floor FOOS!

Wolfenstein: The New Order – 30 Minutes of Xbox One Gameplay

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Bethesda has released a brand new video showing off 30 minutes of gameplay from Wolfenstein: The New Order on Xbox One. See all the gun shooting action below. 

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is Getting a PS3 Bundle


Sony and Activision have teamed up to bring an Amazing Spider-Man 2 PS3 bundle to the US on April 29th. Check out the first box shots and specs below. 

South Park: The Stick of Truth – The Rageaholic


The Rageaholic has uploaded his review of South Park: The Stick of Truth. Remember, strong and suggestive language…this is The Rageaholic. 

Blazblue Chronophantasma – Japanese PS Vita Overview Trailer


Blazblue Chronophantasma is coming to the PS Vita on April 24th in Japan. Arc System Works has released a brand new trailer detailing the PS Vita version below.

NPD March 2014 – PS4 tops Hardware, Xbox One Sells 311K

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The March 2014 NPD sales results are in, and the PS4 is once again the top console sold. While no exact numbers were given, it did outsell the Xbox One which moved an impressive 311,000 units for the month. The Xbox 360 did pretty good as well, selling 111,000 units for the month. Microsoft issued a statement on the March 2014 NPD sales below. 

NPD March 2014 – Top 10 Software – Titanfall & InFamous lead


The top 10 best selling games in North America for the month of March have been revealed in the NPD. Titanfall and InFamous Second Son have taken the top two spots for the month. Get the rest of the top 10 titles below. 

Ubisoft is Aiming for Watch Dogs to be as big as COD and FIFA


Ubisoft is pulling no punches with their expectations of Watch Dogs on the market. The firm has stated they full expect the franchise to be as big as COD or FIFA in due time. The company’s Wayne Greenwell told MCV that excitement for the product is “incredibly high” and they expect Watch Dogs to “stand alongside other top tier triple A titles”.  Read Greenwell’s full comments past the link. 

New Prince of Persia game Using the UbiArt Engine is in the Works


It seems like a new Prince of Persia game using the same engine that powers Rayman Legends and Child of Light is in the works. The French website Le Portail du Jeu Video has reported that Ubisoft is currently developing a 2D Prince of Persia game using the UbiArt Framework engine. Ubisoft has not confirmed this yet, so we’ll see how things play out leading up to E3. Via: MNN, Source: Le Portail

ZG Comedy: Even Hitler Hates YouTube Drama!

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“This video is for comedic purposes only and contains hidden camera footage of a Nazi strategy meeting gone sour. Look and see what happens when The Fürer himself gets YT drama trolled. While this may be for a laugh or two, that doesn’t make the over-arching message any less true…”

PSN Easter sale adds Battlefield 4, Need for Speed Rivals, and more

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Sony has added to their already impressive Easter PSN sale. Battlefield 4, Dead Island, and Need for Speed Rivals are just some of the title to be added. See the full list of deals below.

Alien: Isolation ‘Lo-fi Sci-fi’ Trailer


SEGA has released a brand new trailer for Alien: Isolation. The developers discuss the process designing the gameplay, setting, and mood of the title.

Risen 3: Titan Lords – Teaser Trailer

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Risen Official has released a brand new teaser trailer for Risen 3. Check it out below.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 on Xbox One has been Postponed

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Activision has confirmed that The Amazing Spider-Man 2 on Xbox One has been delayed indefinitely. The firm game no release date only saying the following statement when questioned about the Xbox One version of the game, “We want to inform you that we are revising our release plans for ASM2 on Xbox One. When and whether ASM2 is released on Xbox One is TBD.” The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will still launch on PS3, PS4, 3DS, Xbox 360, Wii U, and PC on April 29th. Via: Gaming Everything, Source: Eurogamer 

Watch Dogs – Japanese (PS3 & PS4) Gameplay Footage


PlayStation Japan has uploaded brand new videos for Watch Dogs on PS3 and PS4. Check out all the footage below.

Introducing PE Nintendo & PlayerEssence Gaming YouTube Channels


Got some name changes and content focuses for you guys! Weather you’re a fan of Nintendo, Microsoft, Sony, or love all three, Playeressence has you covered. Subscribe to my PlayerEssence Gaming Channel here. Subscribe to my PE Nintendo Channel here. Watch the video below for all the details!

Sonic All-Stars Racing Transformed – Japanese Trailer

Sonic All Stars Racing

Sega has uploaded a brand new Japanese trailer for Sonic All-Stars Racing Transformed. The trailer shows off pure gameplay footage.

Watch Dogs lead says the Frame rate is a Important Factor in Gameplay


Watch Dogs will have smooth frame rate according to Watch Dogs’ lead programmer Francis Bolvin (great name by the way :D). Bolvin feels that frame rate is “very important to the gameplay.” then goes over the technical side of things.

Murdered Soul Suspect – Japanese Trailer


Square Enix has released a brand new Japanese trailer for Murdered Soul Suspect. For some reason I want to play with these voice actors instead.