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Shin Megami Tensei IV Final Announced for 3DS – First Details | PlayerEssence

Shin Megami Tensei IV Final was recently announced for the Nintendo 3DS. Get my thoughts on the game and the first details here. More »

Star Fox Zero Delayed to get That “Platinum Feel” – My Thoughts

We all know Star Fox Zero has been delayed to Q1 2016, but now Platinum Games has elaborated a bit on the delay. Get my thoughts here. More »

Big Channel Update – New PC Specs, Better Quality, More Content!

I’ve got a lot of new content coming to PlayerEssence which some of you guys have already seen. I go over all the changes and content already up and coming soon! More »

Hyrule Warriors (Wii U): A BIT RUSTY – Part 1 (1080p/60fps) | PlayerEssence

YO!!!! I got a new let’s play for you guys on Hyrule Warriors! This one is going to be shaped by you guys! Let me know what characters, stages and weapons you want me to play NEXT in the comments section below More »

PE Plays - Main Playthrough | BioShock Infinite (PC)

Catch all the latest episodes of BioShock Infinite here! More »

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U: For Glory ‘Chalk Talk’ #1

Got a brand new series for you guys called For Glory Chalk Talk! In this show, I’ll be playing Super Smash Bros. for Wii U with my main characters and detailing tips to improve together! More »


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Star Wars Battlefront (PS4) – Survival: Tatooine Gameplay @ 1080p (60fps) | RajmanGaming HD


“Star Wars Battlefront beta gameplay of the single player Survival Tatooine mode.”

Capcom: Stay Tuned for Resident Evil 7 News, No Current Plans on DMC and Dragons Dogma


Capcom will have new information on Resident Evil 7 at some point, telling fans to “stay tuned”. However, DMC and Dragon’s Dogma fans might have to wait longer,  as the firm no plans on those titles at the moment.

“We’re currently not at a state to talk about it… but please stay tuned,” Kawata replied when asked directly about Resident Evil 7.

Full details over on Siliconera

Star Wars Battlefront PC Specs Revealed


Star Wars Battlefront’s minimum and recommended specs have been revealed by DICE. See if your Rig is up to snuff below.  

Transformers: Devastation Launch Trailer is LIVE


Platinum Games has released the official launch trailer for Transformers Devastation today. Check out all the action below.

Far Cry: Primal – Announcement Trailer


Far Cry Primal was leaked yesterday,  so today’s announcement isn’t a surprise. Check out the debut trailer for Far Cry Primal below.

Xbox One: Greatest Games TV Commercial


“Xbox One has the most award-winning exclusives and all of the biggest blockbusters this year. And with an expanding library of Xbox 360 titles available now on Xbox One, this is the greatest games lineup in Xbox history.”

Darksiders 2: Deathinitive Edition Launches on October 27th, new Screenshots


Darksiders II: Deathinitive Edition will launch on PS4 and Xbox One on October 27th. Nordic Games discussed the title more past the link. 

Call of Duty Black Ops III File Size Revealed

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Call Of Duty Black Ops III will be quite the install when it launches next month at 45GB. The official Xbox page for pre-orders outed the size of the long-running franchise. Call of Duty Black Ops III launches on November 6th for PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. Via: NeoGAF 

Star Wars Battlefront Will not Have Microtransactions


DICE has confirmed that upcoming multiplayer shooter Star Wars Battlefront will not have any microtransactions. All the content in the game can be unlocked through playing.

“Well the currency system is based on your game performance. The credits that you use to buy things in the game are earned,” design director Niklas Fegraeus told Gamespot.

“You play the game, complete challenges, and that’s how you get credits,” he added, explaining that in-game performance is the only way to obtain everything in the game.

Via: VG247

Far Cry Primal Leaked by IGN


Oops. … IGN Turkey accidentally leaked a new Far Cry game from Ubisoft. This title is called Far Cry: Primal, more details should be coming soon. This tweet below outed the game, but was promptly deleted for obvious reasons.

Via: OnlySP

Evolve Ultimate Edition Coming to PS4 and Xbox One in November


Amazon has revealed that Evolve Ultimate Edition will be coming to the PS4 and Xbox One on November 3rd. No further details are known at the moment. Check out the listing on Amazon here

Ubisoft Acquires The Crew Developer Ivory Tower


Despite The Crew’s rough start on PS4 and Xbox One, the RPG racer has shaped up nicely after some post launch patches. Ubisoft is so happy with the game and sales, they decided to purchase Ivory Tower, the developers behind The Crew. 

Assassin’s Creed Syndicate Xbox One File Size Revealed


Assassin’s Creed Syndicate is lauching this month on Xbox One, PC and PS4. The file size of the Xbox One version weighs in at a whopping 40.27GB. The game officially launches on October 23rd on PS4 and Xbox One. The PC version is out on November 19th. Via: VGChartz

A PERFECT Evolution for Perfect Dark? | Mizzah Tee

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Mizzah Tee breaks down how Perfect Dark should have evolved into the Deus Ex style gameplay. Subscribe to Mizzah Tee for more awesome content!

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Halo DS (Unreleased ) | NintendoBox


Halo 5: Guardians is soon to be released so I thought it was about the right time to do a Nintendo Know on the Bungie developed Halo game that was… on a Nintendo platform. That’s right, this week on Nintendo Know it’s Halo DS! Enjoy!

Big Channel Update – New PC Specs, Better Quality, More Content!

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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 Review Roundup – Not Looking Good (37%)


Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 launched this week, and it’s not looking so good for the Hawk’s return. Get the initial batch of scores below. More scores on GameRankings

Site Date Rating Ratio
Push Square 10/03/15 5 out of 10 50.00%
GamesRadar+ 10/02/15 1.5 out of 5 30.00%
Game Rant 10/02/15 1 out of 5 20.00%
IGN 10/02/15 3.5 out of 10 35.00%
Game Informer 10/02/15 6.5 out of 10 65.00%
PlayStation LifeStyle 10/02/15 4 out of 10 40.00%
The Jimquisition 10/01/15 2 out of 10 20.00%
Game Revolution 10/01/15 2 out of 5 40.00%
Hardcore Gamer 09/29/15 2 out of 5 40.00%

Titanfall has Sold 10 Million Copies Worldwide **Update **

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Update: 10 Million players worldwide, not 10 million sold. 

Original Article:

Respawn Entertainment boss Vince Zampella, has announced that Titanfall has sold 10 million units worldwide since it launched last year. Zampella put up a picture of the team celebrating the good news at their office.

Microsoft has Aquired Havok From Intel


Microsoft has officially announced they have acquired Havok from Intel. The Havoc engine is very popular,  being used in a lot of AAA games such as Star Wars Battlefront and Destiny. Microsoft still plans to license out the engine to developers who make games on all systems, which includes Sony and Nintendo.  Get Microsoft’s full statement below. 

Xbox One Fallout 4 Bundle Announced by Microsoft


Microsoft has announced another Xbox One bundle for the holidays. The Fallout 4 Xbox One bundle will come with the following:

  • 1TB Xbox One & controller
  • Fallout 4
  • Fallout 3 game download

The bundle will probably launch with Fallout 4 on November 10th for $399.99

Via: VGChartz

Oculus Rift Will Cost More Than $350


It has been revealed that the Oculus Rift will cost more than $350.

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey discussed why the device will be that expensive below.

“You know, I’m going to be perfectly honest with you,” said Luckey. “We’re roughly in that ballpark… but it’s going to cost more than [$350]. And the reason for that is that we’ve added a lot of technology to this thing beyond what existed in the DK1 and DK2 days.”