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Category Archives: Wii U

The Wii U “Five” (Ep42): Bayonetta 2 (Review)

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In the spirit of Halloween, I figured I’d give you a festive intro! Of course, the real meat and potatoes here is the review of the stylish, non-stop thrill ride known as Bayonetta 2!

Nintendo is BACK in BLACK: $220 Million Profit in Q2, $4 Billion in Cash, $10 Billion in Assets

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Nintendo’s latest financial reports are up, and Nintendo is back in the black! Profiting by $220 million, plenty of money in the bank, and heavy hitters coming out this year! Subscribe to PE Nintendo here! 

PE Lighting League Round 3 RESULTS! I Need the Winners! (Smash Bros. 3DS)

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Ok boys and girls PE’s Lightning League Round 3 is over! I need the match-up winners please.  Just leave your Nintendo Network ID and who you beat below. Round 3 of the PE Lightning League will start this Friday and run through Tuesday next week. The tournament bracket should be up by Friday! Remember, the winner of this tournament gets an OFFICIAL spot on the PE Smash Bros team. This team of six will battle against other YouTube Network teams in the ultimate showdown of skill and Smash Bros GLORY! So train hard, play fair, and SETTLE IT IN SMASH!

 

Nintendo Confirms Super Smash Bros for Wii U is ‘NATIVE’ 1080p

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In GameXplain’s latest Q&A video, Andre confirms that a Nintendo rep told him that Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is “native” 1080p. Most first party Wii U games are native 720p upscaled to 1080p, but Smash Bros. for Wii U does indeed run in native 1080p at 60fps. You can hear Andre reveal this news on GameXplain’s Q&A here, at the 10:27 mark.

Smash Bros Wii U Q&A: Your Questions Answered! – GameXplain

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We answer your questions about Super Smash Bros Wii U in our Q&A video! We cover how the game feels on Wii U, the build quality of the GameCube controllers, 8-Player Smash, Unlockable content, and much, much more! Seriously, there’s a ton of questions here!

Yoshi’s Woolly World E3 2014 Trailer in 60fps

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Nintendo has updated The Yoshi’s Woolly World E3 2014 trailer to run in 60fps on YouTube. Check it out below, the game actually looks a lot better now! (If it already didn’t look awesome).

Bayonetta 2 Review (GamerHeadlines) – 10/10

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Gamer Headlines has posted their review of Bayonetta 2. Get a few snippets of their review below.

Amiibo Figurines Slideshow (Production Models) – GameXplain

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GameXplain gives us a look at the final designs of all 12 first run Amiibo figurines.

Sakurai Discusses the Hardships with Developing a game like Smash Bros.

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Masahiro Sakurai has further explained the toll developing a game like Smash Bros. takes on him. However, he says that he is healthy and not depressed about his situation. In fact, he is very grateful for the opportunity he has to create Smash Bros games.

Nintendo Fiancials: $4.5 Billion in Cash, $9.67 Billion in Assets, Over $220 Million in Profits for Q2 2014

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Nintendo is back in black according to their latest financial reports. The Japanese games maker is finally back to profitability. Nintendo currently has $4.5 billion in cash in the bank. The firms’ total assets are valued at $9.67 billion. Nintendo saw a net profit of $132 million. In Q1, Nintendo went through a loss of $90 million, so Nintendo gained about $222 million in Q2. More details on Nintendo’s resurgence can be found here. Source: Gamnesia

A Wii U Masterpiece – Bayonetta 2 Review (Nintendo Enthusiast)

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Nintendo Enthusiast has uploaded their review of Bayonetta 2 for the Wii U. Get a few snippets of their review below.

Ultimate NES Remix: Mario Bros. 3 & Remix II Challenge Gameplay (w/ Direct Sound – 3DS) – GameXplain

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We play some of the Super Mario Bros. 3 & Remix II Challenges in Ultimate NES Remix, coming to the Nintendo 3DS!

Super Smash Bros for Wii U – 60fps Direct Feed Gameplay

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NWR has reuploaded some Super Smash Bros. for Wii U gameplay in glorious 60fps. See all the action below.

Nintendo’s Pre-download System Starts with Super Smash Bros for Wii U

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Nintendo is introducing a new feature on Wii U that allows users to pre-purchase games before the release date digitally, download the game, then have it activated when the official release date hits. This feature will start with Super Smash Bros. for Wii U.

Nintendo says the 3DS Version of Smash Bros. will push the Wii U Version

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Nintendo has detailed how Super Smash Bros. for 3DS will affect the Wii U version of Smash Bros. Nintendo is really banking on the marketing and sales of Amiibo to push Wii U and Smash Bros. Get the full breakdown below. 

Nintendo Discusses Wii U Sales Rising in Q2 and New Nintendo 3DS Invigorating Sales

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At Nintendo’s latest investor meeting, the firm’s leaders discussed Wii U sales rising, and how the New Nintendo 3DS should jump-start 3DS sales.

Bayonetta 2 in 60fps on YouTube !!! BAAAM

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Tilmen from Nintendomination has uploaded new gameplay footage of Bayonetta 2 running in silky smooth 60fps on YouTube! Check it out below, it looks amazing.

More Details on Nintendo’s QoL Sleeping Device

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Nintendo has revealed a few more details on their QoL sleeping tracker. Check out a brief summary below.

Pre-loading Games Feature Coming to the Wii U this year, 3DS in 2015

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Nintendo has announced that a pre-load feature is coming to the Wii U this year. This functionality will come to the Wii U this year, the 3DS will be getting this feature in 2015. Source: Nintendo 

Nintendo First Quality of Life (QoL) Product is a Sleep Sensor that Works with Consoles & Mobile Devices

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Nintendo has given the first details on their Quality of Life product. The QoL device sits next to your bed and tracks your sleeping patterns. Using micro-ration waves, respiration tracking, motion tracking heart rates, and other methods, the device will send info back to Nintendo’s cloud servers. Once the data gets there, it will be analyzed, slapped with a scores, and proceed to teach us how to improve our sleeping methods with various exercise techniques or other methods. This sleep tracking device will work with Nintendo’s console and handhelds, however, it will eventually work with mobile devices as well.

“Nintendo is teaming up with ResMed, an American company that specializes in products like CPAP machines and dealing with those diagnosed with sleep apnea. The area of sleep is trending to become a boom market to consumers, as companies like Beddit and Withings are developing products that help users maintain healthier sleep habits.”

The Order Of Time with TriForce Johnson “Live & Leveled”

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Live & Leveled Gamers Podcast Welcomes TriForce Johnson back for an Epic discussion “The Zelda Of Zelda: The Order Of TIME”. If you were ever curious about how the timeline of the Legend of Zelda flowed you don’t want to miss this!! Listen as Triforce gives you a preview of what he is Calling “The Order Of Time” … a series of videos in which Triforce Johnson will outline a” NEW” detailed Story Line for the Legend Of Zelda franchise.

Updated Released List Detailed by Nintendo – Devil’s Third Launching in 2015

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Nintendo has revealed an updated release list for games in 2014 and 2015. The Legend of Zelda, Star Fox, Xenoblade Chronicles X, Splatoon, Yoshi’s Wooly World and Project Guard are all still set for 2015. However, Devil’s Third now has a release date for 2015, instead of a TBD like Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem. Check out the full list below.