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Xenoblade Chronicles X Gameplay in 1080p 60fps is Coming Today! First Details here!

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PlayerEssence will have exclusive content on Xenoblade Chronicles X for the Wii U in 1080p 60fps today! Get the first details on how you’ll get the content here.

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Yoshi’s Woolly World Analysis – Nintendo Direct Trailer & Screenshots (Secrets & Hidden Details) – GameXplain


GameXplain is back with a fantastic analysis of of Yoshi’s Woolly World for the Wii U.

Super Smash Bros. Wii U – For Glory! (Little Mac) – shofu

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Shofu is back with some more FOR GLORY gameplay with Little Mac, one of the trickiest characters to use in the game.

Yoshi’s Woolly World – 10 new Screenshots


Nintendo just released 10 new screenshots of Yoshi’s Woolly World! Check out the world select screen, new transformations, and new levels!

Yoshi’s Woolly World – Are We Itching to Play it? – Nintend Life Video Preview


“Alex has had a go at Yoshi’s Woolly World, and to say he’s impressed is an understatement. See what he has to say about this latest endeavour through fabric.”

Source: Nintendo Life

Yoshi’s Woolly World – New Gameplay Details


Nintendo Life has went hands-on with the latest build of Yoshi’s Wooly World for Wii U. Get all the new gameplay details from their preview below.

Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem Update #2 – Character Design & Bust size?

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We’ve got some new information on Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem. One of the design directors discuss the character models from colors to bust size!

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Xenoblade Chronicles X – Famitsu Reviews Translated


We’ve got full translations of Famitsu’s Xenoblade Chronicles X review. Check out what each reviewer had to say below. 

Pokken Tournament – 1 Hour of Footage from Chokaigi 2015

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Pokken Tournament had a fantastic stage show at Chokaigi 2015, check out the full livestream here.

Splatoon – 2 Hours of Footage from Chokaigi 2015


Check out a ton of Splatoon footage from Chokaigi 2015.

Taco Bell Brings back the N64 Kid for new Commercial

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The people who do Taco Bell’s advertising are freaking geniuses! In this new commercial, they bring back the classic N64 kid from internet fame!

Source: Funny Commercials

Pokkén Tournament – Gengar Reveal Trailer


The newest fighter in Pokkén Tournament has been unveiled! Check out how Gengar plays in this first trailer!

Source: GameXplain

ZeRo Gets all Sorts of Swag from Masahiro Sakurai in Japan!

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ZeRo went to Japan and dominated like always! He won singles and doubles with Mew2King. ZeRo also got all sorts of cool swag from Masahiro Sakurai himself.

Gengar Confirmed for Pokken Tournament | Wii U Release Predictions


Chadtronic discusses Gengar being confirmed for Pokken Tournament!

Source: Chadtronic

Nintendo Worth 24 Billion, Sakurai Disses Devs, 200CC too fast?, eShop Gets Spooky – WiR 4/25/15


“It’s time for the best weekly webshow for Nintendo fans: Week in Review! Join Shawn as he breaks down Mario Kart 8 DLC thoughts, Sakurai dissing other devs, and much more in a jam-packed episode!”

Xenoblade Chronicles X – HD Development, Biggest Attraction and Final Words


Xenoblade Chronicles X director Tetsuya Takahashi has spoken on the development of the game, HD development and more. 

Xenoblade Chronicles X Video Showcase (4/24/15)

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Check out the English video showcase for Xenoblade Chronicles X in full.

Xenoblade Chronicles X – Dolls Renamed ‘Skells’ for the West


Nintendo has renamed the mechs in Xenoblade Chronicles X from “Dolls” to “Skells” for the western release. It seems it is short for Exoskeleton. We also have the English names for the areas on Mira:

Primordia (the first area)
 Noctilum (the Forest of Nightglow)
 Oblivia (the Valley of Oblivion)
 Sylvalum (the Continent of White Trees)
 Cauldros (the Continent of Black Steel)

Via: Nintendo Everything

Xenoblade Chronicles X – English Nintendo Direct Live Stream and Treehouse Presentation


The Xenoblade Chronicles X English Video Showcase and Treehouse presentation starts at 2 PM ET / 11 AM PT / 7 PM in the UK / 8 PM in Europe. You can catch the full show right here on PlayerEssence. I’ll have a live reaction video for you guys up later tonight or early Saturday morning.

Super Smash Bros for Wii U & 3DS Update 1.0.7 is Live – Fixes Mewtwo Online Issues

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Nintendo has just released a new patch that fixes a lot of issues some gamers were having when playing with Mewtwo online, after clearing some of the single-player modes. There were also glitches that occurred when players imported their custom characters from the 3DS version to the Wii U version. Update 1.0.7 released today fixes all of this and it’s now safe to play online with Mewtwo again. Via: Nintendo Everything, Source: Nintendo

Super Smash Bros Creator Masahiro Sakurai says DLC done These days is a Scam

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While some DLC is well worth your money like Mario Kart 8 and The Witcher 3. There are a lot of publishers who try to take advantage of their consumers with DLC like Warner Bros with Mortal Kombat X (easy fatality DLC). Super Smash Bros. creator Masahiro Sakurai was asked about DLC and he feels many developers are scamming consumers with incomplete games, then charging for DLC.  

Mario Kart 8 – More DLC Footage

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Mario Kart 8’s DLC dropped today, check out more footage from the game below.