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Category Archives: Wii U

Super Smash Bros for Wii U – New Details and Footage of Amiibo

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IGN has went hands-on with Super Smash Bros. for Wii U’s Amiibo functionality. Get a brand new preview video and details below.

Bayonetta’s Miiverse Functionality Demoed by Terminator Juice


Terminator Juice walks you through how to post Miiverse Screenshots in Bayonetta 1! The posting is actually faster and improved over other games with similar functionality.

GameXplain says Super Smash Bros for Wii U runs in 1080p 60fps in 8-player Matches


While Nintendo confirmed Super Smash Bros. for Wii U will run in 1080p 60fps for regular matches. But we didn’t get a confirmation if this was the case for 8-player matches. While this isn’t an official confirmation, GameXplain’s Andre Segars says the game runs in 1080p 60fps even in 8-player matches. Andre said this in his preview for the game here.

Super Smash Bros for Wii U – GameXplain Preview

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We played Smash Bros. Wii U for 3-hours! Find out about 8-Player Smash, new stages like Mario Circuit, Yoshi’s Woolly World, Wuhu Island, and new modes like Smash Tour! All this and more in our Smash Bros. Wii U video preview!

Smash Bros Wii U: Mario Circuit Stage (1080p Direct Feed Gameplay)

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Check out a match in Super Smash Bros. Wii U’s new Mario Circuit stage from Mario Kart 8, complete with anti-gravity!

Super Smash Bros for Wii U – (1080p) Orbital Gate Footage


Check out some direct feed 1080p footage of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U’s Orbital Gate stage!

Super Smash Bros for Wii U Opening Cinematic is Freaking Amazing


WOW….. the opening cinematic for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is quite god-like. Check it out below.

Super Smash Bros for Wii U – Wrecking Crew Stage Footage (1080p Direct Feed)

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GameXplain has uploaded a short clip of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U’s Wrecking Crew stage. See all the multiplayer action past the link.

Smash & Bayonetta Seemed to Cause an Uptick in Wii U Refurbished Sales


After an amazing Super Smash Bros. for Wii U direct, and Bayonetta 2 launching today, it seems gamers have responded with their wallets. Nintendo’s online store is currently sold out of refurbished Wii U Deluxe units. This is good news for Nintendo, as the more people who have their system, the more software they can sell. Check out the listing here.

SMASH BROS Wii U – Mewtwo, Ridley & Koopalings : Black Nerd


The Black Nerd discusses all the awesome news from the latest Super Smash Bros. for Wii U news!

Nintendo Discusses not Having a Parity Clause, Sales, Indie Developers and more


Nintendo has really reformed their digital development and distribution for smaller studios since the Wii days. Nintendo’s Ed Valiente discussed a host of issues pertaining to eShop practices, physical office space, and more.

Super Smash Bros Wii U – Stage Breakdown & Secret Stages – GameXplain


While we work on the analyses for the latest Direct, we thought we’d go over all of the stages confirmed during it, including a few secret ones you may have missed!

Super Smash Bros for Wii U – 250 Amazing Screenshots!


GameXplain has put together a nice video slideshow with 250 new screenshots of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U! Check it out past the link.

The Wonderful 101 Prototype Footage Revealed with JP Kellams & Hideki Kamiya

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Hideki Kamiya and JP Kellams show off early prototype footage of The Wonderful 101 before it was a Wii U exclusive.


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EWNetwork is ecstatic that Sakurai retweeted his reaction video to MewTwo being announced in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U & 3DS.

Nintendo eShop – Bayonetta 2


Learn how to get Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2 for $59.98 from the Nintendo eShop!

Terminator Juice Shows off some Bayonetta 2 Love!

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PE Network member Terminator Juice picks up Bayonetta 2 for himself AND for PlayerEssence’s own TLH14! Congrats to TLH14 for winning Terminator Juice’s Bayonetta 2 giveaway!

Super Smash Bros Update: 8-Player Smash, Punch-Out Arcade, NES Zapper – GameXplain Discussion (Wii U & 3DS)


We catch up on the latest updates for Super Smash Bros. Wii U & 3DS in our weekly discussion! We talk about the new 8-Player Smash mode, a neat Punch-Out!! detail in the Boxing Ring stage, more on the mysterious NES Zapper picture, Xenoblade Trophies & the Photo Studio, and a bit more on the Wii U Rules menu. All this and more in our latest Smash Bros. discussion!

Pretendo Direct – #OperationPlatinum – Witch U Waiting For? – Mizzah Tee


The Game Of The Year is HERE! Witch U Waiting For FOOS!?!?

Happy Haul #11 – That Beautiful, Lovely Bayonetta! B*tches!!! – Kuuppon Strives


Hey folks time for another Happy Haul. I made this one quick because I want to enjoy this fine woman all to myself.

ProJared Confirms two GameCube Adapters can Connect to one Wii U

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Popular YouTuber ProJared has confirmed that one Wii U can connect up to two GameCube Adapters for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. This tweet below confirms it.

Super Smash Bros for Wii U: 8-player Smash, 64-player Online Tourneys, 1080p, MewTwo & MORE!

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Francis from PlayerEssence goes over the highlights from the Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Event! Native 1080p 60fps, 8-player Smash battles, 64-player online tournaments, and much! Get my reaction to all the news below. Subscribe to PlayerEssence here!  This post will be stuck to the top for a while, new updates underneath!