Francis from Playeressence goes over some of the hottest 3DS and Wii U news for the week! And for the main topic, the Wii U version of Watch Dogs getting delayed might be a good thing. More »
Francis unboxes and reviews the Nyko Pro Commander Wii U Pro controller. More »
My experience with the Shin Megami Tensei and Fire Emblem franchises. Plus I discuss what Nintendo will do with Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem for Wii U at E3 2014. More »
I’m about 15-20 hours into Bravely Default on the 3DS. Square Enix and Nintendo have struck gold, the game is amazing…..HOWEVER….I think the franchise needs to make the jump to the bring screen for Wii U More »
Category Archives: PS3
The reviews for Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster are starting to trickle in slowly. Get some of the early review scores below.
Nintendo has revealed that they will be attending Gamescom 2014 this August. Major third-party studios like Konami, Bandai Namco, EA, and Activision are also expected to be there. Sony and Microsoft will take their usual posts at the event as well. Gamescom 2014 takes place in Cologne, Germany from August 13th-17th. Via: Nintendo Everything, Source: PC Games
Coming off the PSN Sales Charts for Europe, Sony has also release the North American PSN Sales Charts today. Strider on PS4 was the most downloaded game on PS4. While Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z lead the PS Vita. Get the full charts below.
Sony has released the full PSN sales charts for Europe across multiple platforms. Get all of the charts below.
Sony the next generation of Blu-ray discs called the “archival” and holds up to 1TB of storage on one disc. The first discs will ship with 300GB of storage space, but over time that will increase to 1TB. The 300GB disks should ship around summer time 2015. The current format, Blu-ray, hold 50GB of space. More details can be found at Sony’s official site.
Hey guys, I want to get a true 5.1 HDMI surround sound system for my Wii U, but I don’t know where to start. I was hoping one of you guys can point me in the right direction or discuss a surround system you know that works well with Wii U. I’m looking to spend about $200 or so, so if you can keep that in mind that would be great. I’m looking to purchase this surround sound system specifically for Mario Kart 8, gotta know when those Red Shells are coming :)
Suda 51 developed Lollipop Chainsaw has broken the one million mark for sales globally. Grasshopper Manufacture announced the milestone on Twitter today. Lollipop Chainsaw is by far the best selling Suda 51 directed game. Hopefully this leads to bigger and better things with Lily Bergamo on PS4. Via: VG247
The new redesigned site of Gaikai and PlayStation Now might have revealed the prices of games on Sony’s cloud based streaming service. According to the site, there are options to buy Far Cry 3 and Uncharted 3 in full for $5.99 and $4.99 each. The Last of Us was priced at $49.99. More details and information can be found over at VG247, information on what PlayStation Now is can be found here.
Amazon has a nice deal on Splinter Cell Blacklist for the PS3, Xbox 360, and Wii U. You can grab Ubisoft latest stealth sim for $19.87 on PS3, $18.88 on Xbox 360, or $22.69 on Wii U. Free Shipping will be applied with orders over $35. More details, gameplay, and info on Splinter Cell Blacklist can be found here.
The largest retail chain in Japan has revealed the 20 best selling games for their stores across Japan. Soul Sacrifice Delta was the top game on the list, followed by Harvest Moon on the 3DS. Get the full charts below.
Mizzah Tee feels that there is a ‘anti-Nintendo’ bias in the gaming industry with developers and publishers. Tee looks back at the GameCube to draw his inspiration for this video.
Destiny’s official Twitter account uploaded a brand new screenshot of the game. It shows off a large open vista with a lake.
Watch Dogs Producer says the Wii U’s Graphics will Look Closer to the PS3/360 Versions, but “Somewhat In-Between” PS3 & PS4
Watch Dogs producer Jonathan Morin has reconfirmed that Watch Dogs graphics on the Wii U will look “somewhat in-between” the PS3 and PS4 builds. However, it will look closer to the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions.
The Media Create group has released the top 50 best selling games in Japan for the past week. Get the full list below.
Bandai Namco has released a brand new trailer for PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures. The trailer details the story a little bit, then shows off some of the action to be had.
Sony has begun updating the boxart for new PS3 games released on the market. The new design has the blue top similar to the PS Vita and PS4 boxarts. I personally like the new touch. What do you guys think? Get the full boxart for Deception IV: Blood Ties below.
Sony’s head of internal software and development Scott Rohde, has discussed the layoffs that struck Sony Santa Monica recently in a new interview with IGN. Essentially the layoffs were a business decision like always. You can get a snippet of the interview below.
RBI Baseball 14 will be out on iOS, Android, PS3, and Xbox 360 on April 10th. ESPN’s business reporter Darren Rovell outed the news on Twitter.
Troy Baker, the voice of Joel of The Last of Us, has stated that he would be interested in returning for a sequel. In a new interview, Mr. Baker discussed the matter below.
Watch Dogs lead developer Jonathan Morin has confirmed that the game’s graphics will look as good as good as the build shown at E3 2014.
Dark Souls II has been announced for release on April 25th on PC. Get the minimum and recommended specs for the game below.
Bandai Namco has come under some heat for apparently region locking the Steam version of Dark Souls II. According to Bandai Namco’s Twitter account, the community manager will address those issues Monday.
Former Criterion Boss Probably isn’t Going to Develop on Nintendo Systems, Blames EA and Nintendo for Need For Speed MW U Failure
The co-founder of Criterion, Alex Ward, has started his own company Three Fields Entertainment based in Britain. When some Twitter followers asked Ward if he was going to develop for Nintendo systems, Ward did not seem to excited about it. When pressed further on the topic, Ward revealed that Nintendo and EA did not care about Need for Speed: Most Wanted U, a game him and his staff worked hard on. Get the full exchange below. I will also be giving my take on this one.
Pro Jared has reviewed South Park: The Stick of Truth in his latest One Minute Review. He also posted an extended thoughts video as well.
Sony has wrapped up a deal to sell their Tokyo buildings for $156 million today. More details and information can be found here. Thanks Anti for the tip!
The Leveled Head Gamer has another fantastic podcast with Jon Shaw and TriForce Johnson. In this podcast, Triforce, Live, and Shaw discuss the gaming media, sales, Nintendo, and more.
Bandai Namco has announced in a press release that SoulCalibur II HD Online has received a brand new update. The patch includes a host of updates to improve the game’s online features. Get the full rundown of improvements below.
Bandai Namco has revealed that Ni No Kuni: Wrath of The White Witch has been a huge success for the firm. In a press release, Bandai revealed that Ni No Kuni has sold over 1.1 million units worldwide. If you count the Nintendo DS version, the game has sold over 1.7 million units worldwide. Get the full release below.