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: Wii U
RCMADIAX has tweeted out a nice picture of a congratulations card sent to him by Nintendo’s Dev Support team. The card has a picture of Mario on it with hand written messages from Nintendo’s Dev Support team themselves.
Catch Playeressence’s Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze live-stream finale tonight at 9 PM EST! Exactly how many times will Francis die in world 6? Watch tonight at 9 PM EST to find out, right here on Playeressence. Subscribe to my PE Reviews Channel to get the edited replays first.
Some Target location have Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate on Wii U for $15. Robert Goode from Twitter snapped a picture of the deal on Twitter.
Slightly Mad Studios has revealed a brand new trailer for Project Cars running on PC. The graphics are maxed out and the game looks phenomenal.
Wow….. I did not see this one coming. On the Man at Arms show, the master blacksmith recreates the sword Pokemon Honedge is his latest episode. Get ready for an awesome joke at the beginning of this one.
Andre from GameXplain has another Cool Bits episode on everyone’s favorite Mario Kart helper, Lakitu. Check it out below….it’s pretty ….cool.
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
Nintendo has yet to announce GameCube Games for the Wii U Virtual Console, but that isn’t going to stop me from outing the top 5 games I would like to see on the service! Watch PE Reviews Count down below. Subscribe to PE Reviews for more original content, reviews, countdowns, and more!
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 :)
Nintendo has been building new buildings and hiring a lot of people lately. Check out a bunch of new photos of Nintendo’s new development studio based in Kyoto. This studio is about the same size as Nintendo’s main headquarters, which is pretty impressive when you think about it.
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.
Masahiro Sakurai has uploaded a brand new screenshots of Little Mac for Super Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS. I like to call this one, Fat Mac.
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.
Check out part 2 of Did You Know Gaming on Earthbound with YouTube’s Chuggaaconroy.
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.
Nintendo will be performing extended maintenance on the 3DS and Wii U servers this Thursday, March 13th. Get the full rundown of services affected on both platforms below.
This past Friday, Michael Aschenbrenner from RCMADIAX joined the Playeressence community for our live stream of his game BLOK DROP U on Wii U. He also gave us a big shout out on Twitter, and uploaded a brand new screenshot for Super Robo Mouse on Wii U.
Yanim Studio has a brand new game on KickStarter right now. It’s called Red Goddess. Its a described as a “psychological” adventure game with “distinctive atmosphere” and a unique art style. Check out the first trailer 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.
Did You Know Gaming has a brand new video detailing the first ‘real’ 64 bit system to hit the console market, The Nintendo 64. Check it out below, it has a bunch of great facts on the system.
Fuzzy Wuzzy Games’ latest action platformer Armillo, has been delayed to May 12th on Wii U. Which even pushes the PC and other versions back further, since the game will be an exclusive on Wii U for a few months. Get the full statement from FWG below.
Nintendo takes you behind the scenes of Canada’s Banana Mania Contest last month for Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze.
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.
Developer of BLOK DROP U, Michael Aschenbrenner from RCMADIAX, joins the PE community for a special Let’s Play on his game, and Bit. Trip Runner 2. Make sure to pick up BLOK DROP U on the Wii U eShop for $1.99. It’s out now. Bit Trip Runner 2 will on sale starting Monday for $4.99! Subscribe to my PE Reviews Channel to get our edited replays first.