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Category Archives: Reviews

Bombing Bastards – PlayerEssence Review

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Let’s have no illusions about this. Bombing Bastards is very much a clone of the Bomberman series. But is that a bad thing? That’s the question I was forced to ask myself after playing this game. Found out what the verdict is below.

By Jonathan Balofsky

PlayerEssence Review – The Fall (Wii U)

Traditional adventure game puzzles and action blended nicely and set in an atmospheric world. The game is stunning but is it for you? Find out below.

By Jonathan Balofsky

PlayerEssence Review – 1001 Spikes (Wii U)


1001 Spikes is a challenging game for the Wii U but is it the game for you? Get our full review of 1001 Spikes past the break.

By Jonathan Balofsky

SteamWorld Dig – PlayerEssence Review


SteamWorld Dig is bigger, badder, and better on Wii U. Get our full review of SteamWorld Dig past the break.

By: Jonathan Balofsky

Stick It To The Man Review (Wii U eShop)


Johnathan Balofsky is back with another indie game review on the Wii U eShop. This time he is reviewing Stick It To The Man. Is the title with purchasing? Find out below. 

The Most Blatant Smash Bros. Rip-off Ever – TMNT Smash-Up Review (1080p)


Super Smash Bros. for Wii U & 3DS is dropping this year. The new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie is in theaters…. is there a game that fuses the two legendary IPs? Of course there is! It’s called Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Smash-Up for the Wii! Subscribe to PE Nintendo for more awesome videos!

Master Reboot Review (Wii U)


PE indie game review editor Jonathan Balofsky takes on Master Reboot for the Wii U. Read his full review below. 

One Piece Unlimited World Red – Should you buy this game? – PE Review

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Francis checks out One Piece: Unlimited World Red on Wii U. Should you buy this pirate fairing adventure, or is it better left to walk the plank? Subscribe to PE Nintendo for more awesome videos!

RRPG Review #22: Shovel Knight (HD)

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RRPG has uploaded his awesome review of Shovel Knight for the Wii U, PC, and 3DS. It’s a bit long, so DIG IN! Subscribe to RRPG for more awesome content.

Tomodachi Life Review Round up – Looking Steady

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Some of the early reviews of Tomodachi Life have hit the internet. Check out the early reviews below. 

Ultra Street Fighter 4 Review Round up – Looking good

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Some outlets have begun putting up their Ultra Street Fighter 4 reviews, but since its right before E3, not many places have got around to it. 

Watch Dogs Review Round Up – Looking Steady


The embargo on Watch Dogs is finally up with multiple outlets posting their reviews online for the internet to see. Does the game live up to the massive amounts of hype? 

Transistor Review Round up – Looking good


Transistor is now out for the PS4. Its a unique action RPG that has a ton of style. It also runs in native 1080p and 60FPS. See the early reviews below.

First Watch Dogs Review is in, Details on Multiplayer, Combat, and more


It looks like someone broke the review embargo on Watch Dogs. The first review has been leaked online. You can read some snippets of the review below along with the final score.

Mario Golf World Tour Review – CGR Undertow

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Classic Game Room Undertow has uploaded his their review of Mario Golf World Tour for the Nintendo 3DS. Check it out below.

Classic Game Room – Borderlands 2 Review


It is soooo good to have the Classic Game Room back on YouTube. Check out Lord Karnage’s review on Gearbox’s epic Borderlands 2 below.

The Amazing Spider-man 2 – Angry Review

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Angry Joe has uploaded his review of The Amazing Spider-man 2. And like always, it’s freaking awesome….the review that is, not the game.

Edge says Mario Kart 8 is the “Greatest Mario Kart yet”


Edge gave a nice 9 out of 10 score to Mario Kart 8 in their latest issue. But below, you’ll find that they feel it is the greatest Mario Kart game to date. However, they were down on the game’s battle mode. 

Famitsu Review Scores: Issue #1326 – Titanfall & The Idolm@ster: One For All

This week’s Famitsu reviews included Titanfall, The Idolm@ster: One For All, Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed, and Genkai Tokki: Moero Chronicle. Check out the scores below.

Child of Light Review Round up – Looking Good

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The first batch of Child of Light reviews have begun to invade the interwebs. See all the scores below.

Kirby Triple Deluxe (3DS) – Video Review – GameXplain


Derek from GameXplain has uploaded his review of Kirby Triple Deluxe on the Nintendo 3DS. Check it out below, it’s one of the best reviews I’ve seen on the game so far. 

Kirby Triple Deluxe Review Round-up – Looking Good


Kirby Triple Deluxe reviews have begun to pour out onto the web, get all the latest scores below. 

One Minute Review – NES Remix 2

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ProJared reviews NES Remix 2 in ONE minute or less!

Mario Golf World Tour Review Round up – Looking good


Reviews for Nintendo’s latest links game have begun to pop up. Get all the scores for Mario Golf World Tour below.

Famitsu Review Scores: Issue #1325 – Child of Light & Mario Golf Scored

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Famitsu has reviewed Child of Light and Mario Golf in the latest issued. See most of the final scores below.

The Elder Scrolls Online – Angry Review….. Joe is not Happy


Angry Joe has uploaded his review for The Elder Scrolls Online…..and he is not happy. Watch his awesome review below. 

NES Remix 2 – Video Review (Wii U eShop) – GameXplain


GameXplain has uploaded their video review for NES Remix 2. Check it out 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. 

Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare Review – ScrewAttack


ScrewAttack has uploaded their video review of Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare on the Xbox One. Check out all the action below.

Trials Fusion Review Round up – Looking good


Trails Fusion is out today on the Xbox One, PS4, and Xbox 360. The PC version is dropping on April 24th. Get the full review round up from across the web below.

Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars Review Round up – A bit Bumpy

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Get all the latest scores from Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars below. From what I can take, the combat is awesome, but the characters and dialog can be a miss at times.

One Minute Review – Broforce


ProJared reviews Broforce on the PC in his latest one minute review. Check it out below.

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes – Review – ScrewAttack


ScrewAttack has uploaded their review of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes on PS4.

Kinect Sport Review Round-up – A bit Bumpy

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Kinect Sports Rivals reviews have begun to drop for the Xbox One. Check out all the scores below.

Dark Souls II Review – The Rageaholic

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The Rageaholic has published his unique review of Dark Souls II. And in classic RazorFist style….there is plenty of analogies, jokes, and metaphors to be made. Watch the review below. Warning suggestive themes and language

Bravely Default Review & Discussion – Playeressence

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Square Enix and Nintendo team up to bring a classic to the Nintendo 3DS with Bravely Default. But how does it stack up to the other RPGs on the 3DS? Find out in my review! Subscribe to my PE Review channel to get the latest reviews, let’s plays, discussions, and more.

Famitsu Review Scores – Natural Doctrine 31/40, Super Robot Taisen Z – 34/40

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Famitsu has just published their review scores for the week. The latest RPG from Kadokawa Games received a 31/40, with the PS Vita version getting a 30/40. Dai-3-Ji Super Robot Taisen Z Jigoku-hen reviewed well with a 35/40. Get the full round-up of reviews below.

Dark Souls 2 Review – ProJared

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The internet’s best reviewer ProJared is back with his review of Dark Souls II. This is the best review of the game I have seen to date.

Titanfall Video Review – ScrewAttack

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ScrewAttack has uploaded their review of Titanfall on the Xbox One. Check it out below.

BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea Episode 2 Review Round up


BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea Episode 2 reviews have went live, get all the scores below from Irrational Games final piece of DLC.