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 »
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Nintendo has released brand new screenshots for NES Remix 2 on the Wii U. See all of the retro remixed shots below.
Team Ninja boss Yosuke Hayashi has uploaded a brand new let’s play with Ninja Gaiden Z on PS3. Check it out in its full Japanese glory below.
Just letting you guys know I’m currently uploading a new video to my Playeressence.com YouTube channel that could potentially bring a large amount of sheep and trolls to the site. I’ll be doing my best to ban people as fast as I can. For my dedicated users, please help out by reporting trolls in the comments section. The video goes over claims made by popular YouTube trolls on Playeressence’s integrity. Check out this thread here to get a rundown of what I’ll be addressing.
It seems like Next Level Games will not be showing off anything at tomorrow’s Nintendo Direct. Brian Davis, one of the employees for the company has stated that he has “no idea what’s in it!” and he re-tweeted it because he is “a fan.” So maybe we should calm our expectation down just a notch. Via: GoNintendo, Source: Brian Davis Twitter
Eurogamer has uploaded a full 6v6 match of Titanfall’s Attrition multiplayer mode. Check it out past the link.
A matte black 16GB Ouya model is available for $129.99. The new model will have WiFi connectivity and refined controller. The 8GB model is still available for $99.99. You can pick up the console on Amazon or through the official Ouya site. Source: VG247.
Castlevania Lords of Shadow 2 will have a massive soundtrack according to Mercury Steam and Konami. It will feature the largest orchestra “ever used in the production of a video game.”
Sony has officially purchased Japanese manufacturing plant Renesas Electronics for $73 Million. This is the same manufacturing plant that produces the Wii U’s DRAM chip. Sony has issued a statement on the acquisition.
This is where I’ll be covering Nintendo’s investors meeting. Tweets will be going up live from David Gibson, Senior Research Analyst. And trust me, he nor I will troll Nintendo. So expect honest, truthful coverage of the meeting. I’ll be using the chat below to relay the information to you guys.
I think some of you guys missed the memo when I originally posted this. Please do not link troll/clickbait from unnamed sources in the contacts sections. This goes for Microsoft, Sony, or Nintendo. I will just start deleting them on the spot. Thank you.
Macintyre Productions discusses all the latest news and information on The Legend of Zelda for Wii U.
Marvelous AQL’s Yoshifumi Hashimoto, has revealed the firm is working on multiple titles in 2014. Including one game that might surprise a lot of fans.
I don’t link Craptaku a lot, but I will link this one. A developer who has been making games for five years, has written an open column pleading with gamers to stop the hated over the internet. Read the story here. Thanks Volvagia for the tip!
On APAD, Francis plays Platinum Games only! This week, PE tackles
Bayonetta 1 The Wonderful 101 on the Xbox 360 Wii U.
In this First Z’s Analysis of 2014 I discuss and break down why this isn’t “The Video Game Industry” but The Nintendo Industry. After all, how can you be irrelevant in a space you created/recreated AND continue to push your competitors forward in the directions you choose at the same time?
Oh boy, PSN has been striked down by a hacker group named DERP. The group was targeting Planetside 2, but ended taking down PSN and DC Universe Online.
Gunman Clive creator Bertil Horberg has announced that the game has sold more than 250,000 copies, with large majority of the sales coming from the 3DS version.
AGB has uploaded the latest trailer for Natural Doctrine. The game is developed and published by Kadokawa Games, and will release on the PS Vita, PS3, and PS4 on February 22nd, 2014. See the trailer and screenshots below.
VGChartz has updated their weekly totals for the week ending on December 14th, 2013. The charts show healthy sales across the board. The 3DS is once again the top device sold, selling over 309,000 units for the week. The Xbox One racked up 199,156 units. The Wii U is hanging in there, with 114,307 units. The PS4 is in the middle of the pack, selling 144,167 units. Get the top software past the link.
Pokemon X & Y producer Junichi Masuda, has shared a host of details regarding Pokemon X & Y’s development. Including how long the game took to develop and how many people worked on the game.
If you got some time to spare, I’ll be live stream testing Super Mario 3D World in 10 minutes or so. You can head over to my new Twitch TV account and give me feedback there. Thanks!
Hey guys, I got a new Twitch TV account and downloaded some new software. Hopefully that helps with the problems. If you guys want to give me some feed back while I test, feel free to below. You find the chat past the link.
Outspoken indie developer Jonathan Blow has stated that Microsoft has a “cultural habit of treating smaller developers like sh**.”
I’m sooooo sorry about the live Stream guys. I promise I tested it for hours. I thought both options would work. But I was wrong. I’ll be working on a PE X Nintendo and some gameplay videos to make up for it. Once again….I’m sorry.
This is 100% rumor right now, so please take it as just that. According to Nintendo’s German general manager, the firm is looking to release two of their biggest games in the Spring: Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros for Wii U.
Nintendo has issued a press release detailing Cranky Kong’s exciting announcement at the VGX awards. Read the full press release for Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze below.
This has nothing to do with video games, but I did promise I would do the 49ers dance if the 9ers made the playoffs. Today, the 49ers took one step closer to that goal. I’ll give you guys a preview of what the 49ers dance looks like past the link. It’s KINDA link Von Miller’s sack dance.
You guys have to see these new screenshots of Project Cars. They look absolutely stunning. See the full gallery over at DSOgaming. Project CARS is hitting the Wii U, PS4, Xbox One, and PC late 2014. My take past the link.