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Super Smash Bros. Wii U Beginners Guide

Get some tips to improve your game in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U! More »

Why Persona 5 is Important for Japan and the World!

Persona 5 is far more important than people realize. More »

Nintendo’s Featureless Updates stop with the NX… I Think

Stability update x 100! New features x 0! More »

Splatoon July NPD Sales hit 85K, Splatoon 2 on NX

Nintendo needs to ride the Splatoon wave all the way to the NX! More »


Category Archives: Playeressence Gaming

Batman: Arkham Knight for PC 40% Off at Green Man Gaming


Holy Jackpot Batman!

Green Man Gaming has an absolutely amazing deal for both the standard and premium editions of Arkham Knight on Steam. Enter the code below and you’ll get the standard edition for $36 or the premium edition which includes the Season Pass for $54. The code will only be valid until June 5th so you have less than a week to take advantage of the offer.

Yoshinori Ono Gets Hyped at E3 2014! Ultra Street Fighter 4 Gameplay!

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You meet all sorts of awesome people at E3 2014! Check out this video with Yoshinori Ono, plus some fresh Ultra Street Fighter 4 gameplay!

Assassin’s Creed Unity – Live E3 2014 Showfloor Co-op Demo

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I was able to capture the Assassin’s Creed Unity stage demo right in the heart of Ubisoft’s booth live at E3 2014!

LittleBigPlanet 3 – E3 2014 Hands on Preview – “Disappointing”

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Francis gives his hands-on Impressions of LittleBigPlanet 3 on the PS3 PS4. Subscribe to my PlayerEssence Gaming channel for more coverage of Sony and Microsoft!

Hatsune Miku Project DIVA F 2nd was one of my Favorite Games at E3 2014

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Hatsune Miku Project DIVA F 2nd really surprised me at E3 2014. It was easily one of my favorite games of the show. Check out my hands-on preview below. Subscribe to my Playeressence Gaming channel to hear me talk more about Sony and Microsoft games!

The Playeressence Vidcast Ep. 29 – #7MillionSold (PS4)


Francis from PE Gaming and Playeressence.com breaks down all the latest news in the gaming industry for the past week, including how the PS4 has broke 7 million units sold.

The Playeressence Vidcast Ep. 28 “I’m Going to E3 2014!”

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Super excited to announce I’ll be going to E3 2014! Give me your interview suggestions and games you would like me to check out on PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PS4! Subscribe to my Playeressence channel on YouTube to get all your multiplatform video news.

The Playeressence Vidcast Ep. 27 “Sorry to keep you Waiting!”


The Playeresssence Vidcast is back in all its multiplatform goodness. In this week’s episode, Francis discusses gaming deals, Uplay for Watch Dogs, The PS4’s power and much more.

The Playeressence Vidcast Episode 26: “Nolan North Forever”

Whats up everybody, Furious Francis here again giving you The Playeressenc Vicast! In the show we discuss The Last of Us, The Witcher 3, new IPs vs franchises and more more in this 12 minute streamlined vidcast. Check it out, its awesome.

The Playeressence Vidcast Episode 25 “Who Needs Games, when you got Skype”

What’s up Playeressence faithful! We got another new episode of the Playeressence Vidcast with Furious Francis. In the show, Francis discusses, Fire Emblem Awakening, The Witness on PS4, NPD sales, Japanese Vita sales, and why the Xbox 720 only needs Skype to win the next generation. Get the vidcast below.

The Playeressence Vidcast Episode 24 “Crytek Loves Graphics, Hates Framerates”

Playeressenece’s Furious Francis discusses God of War Ascension Co-op, Lost Planet 3, Wii U OS updates, Crysis 3’s horrible framerates, and Graphics vs Gameplay.

The Playeressence Vidcast Episode 23 “Microtransactions Suck”

Furious Francis discusses Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate getting some much needed updates, Sony going through a restructure, Assassin’s Creed Black Flag, and a lengthy discussion on EA’s microtransactions crap. Get the Vidcast below! Remember, you can always watch the vidcast on the YouTube sidebar we have. Check it out to your right!

The Playeressence Vidcast Episode 21 “Better late than Never”

Thank you for tuning into another episode of the Playeressence Vidcast Episode 21. Furious Francis goes solo in this episode for the first time ever, but that doesn’t mean the show is any less awesome! Check out the vidcast as Furious Francis discusses the most recent Nintendo Direct, NPD data, Watch Dogs, The Last Guardian on PS4 and much more. Remember to subscribe to our YouTube channel to get all of our video content first.

The Playeressence Vidcast Episode 20 ‘PS4 & Xbox 720 Trollin’ Gamestop’

Furious Francis and Hero the Implaer discuss the weeks biggest news, Rayman Legends gets delayed, new Assassin’s Creed, PS4 and Xbox 720 to block used game sales? Plus we give our top 5 favorite games of all time! Get the Vidcast below.

The Playeressence Vidcast Episode 19 ‘Aww man the Wii U isn’t next gen’

Furious Francis and Hero the Impaler discuss the weeks hottest gaming news. Nintendo’s slashed forecasts, EA bold Wii U statements, and shooters. Trust me you don’t want to miss this one. *** Playeressence now offers an audio only version of the Vidcast! Download that here. PE 19 audio only

Playeressence Vidcast Episode 18 “My Body is Ready for Xenoblade 2”

Furious Francis gushes over the Xenoblade 2 trailer and Nintendo’s latest Nintendo Direct, while Hero the Impaler discusses Aliens Colonial Marines, Crysis 3, Dark Souls PvP, and much more. Get the Vidcast below.

Playeressence Vidcast Episode 17 ‘Well Excuse Me Kerrigan’

Furious Francis and Hero the Impaler are joined by Atrain for the first time in a few months. The team also discusses the latest rumored specs of the PS4 and Xbox 720. Plus Uncharted 3 vs Halo 4. Get you some Vidcast!

The Playeressence Vidcast Episode 16 “Well Excuse Me Princess”

This is the Playeressence Vidcast where every week Furious Francis and Hero the Impaler discuss the hottest gaming news for the week, CES 2013, favorite cartoons that should be made into video games, and ……the Philips CD-i. Trust me, you don’t want to miss this one.

Playeressence VidCast Episode 15 ‘Don’t Get Nancy Kerrigan’d’

Welcome everybody to the new and improved Playeressence VidCast! Furious Francis and Hero the Impaler break down the weeks biggest news, discuss what they have been playing, and talk about their New Years Gaming Resolutions. We’ve got a brand new intro and show for you guys so what are you waiting for? Get the Vidcast below.

Playeressence VidCast Episode 14 “An open Challenge to Pachter”

Sorry for the late VidCast again, but we do have a great show for you guys today. Furious Francis and Hero the Implaer discuss Dark Souls 2, Metal Gear Rising Revengeance vs Bayonetta 2, and we issue an open challenge to Marcus Beer and Michael Pachter. Trust me, you don’t want to miss this one. And guess what? NO MORE SEGMENTED PARTS! The whole show is right there in one part! I know…. I’m awesome.

Playeressence Vidcast Episode 13 “Wii U my GPGPU”

Whats up everybody!? Furious Francis your editor-in-chief here. Sorry for the late post of the Playeressence Vidcast. But it’s up now! Get the episode below

Playeressence Vidcast Episode 12 “Wii U-nited and it Feels so good”

The Playeressence VidCast is back with the full crew. Furious Francis, Atrain, and Hero the Impaler are back discussing all things Wii U in this episode. ZombiU, New Super Mario Bros, Nintendo Land, Batman Arkham City, and a slew of other Wii U games get discussed. Plus our overall system impressions. Get the VidCast below.

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