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Splatoon Infograph Details the Features of Nintendo’s new IP


Splatoon is right around the corner! Check out this infograph detailing some of Splatoon’s features and content.

Source: Nintendo PR

Splatoon Turned Grown Men Into Kids Now! – ActiveGamerLife

The Red Knight

Yo! The KID is back! ActiveGamerLife makes his return to YouTube after being on vacation for 3 months. In this video, The Red Knight discusses Splatoon and all the controversy/awesome-ness that surrounds the title.

Source: ActiveGamerLife

Mario Golf Toadstool Tour: Joy to the World – PART 1 – Game Grumps VS


The Game Grumps play Mario Golf Toadstool Tour on the Nintendo 3DS! See all the Grump on Grump action past the link.

Rumor – Upcoming Splatoon DLC Includes NES Zapper Gun

Splatoon GTF

There is a rumor going around that Nintendo’s upcoming DLC for Splatoon will include the NES Zapper gun. The image leaked on 4Chan and is supposedly from the Prima Guide.

Via: Nintendo Everything

Metroid Prime Hunters – NDS Classic Gameplay (Nintendomination)

Metroid Prime Hunters

With rumors circulating that Nintendo could be unveiling a new Metroid game at this year’s E3, I thought it would be nice to take a look at the only Metroid game to feature online multiplayer. Tilmen from Nintendomination has uploaded 30 minutes of gameplay from Metroid Prime Hunters on the DS. See all the action past the link.

Game Theory: The Mario Timeline’s SHOCKING Reveal


So Game Theory has uploaded a new theory on Mario’s timeline….. yeah, MatPat is going there.

Source: The Game Theorists

If Smash Were Anime Hype Intro 2015

Smash anime

The Super Smash Bros. Melee scene is pretty massive. YouTuber SSBMbillnye took it upon himself to make a hype intro, anime style for the worlds’ top players. If you are into anime and the competitive Melee scene, you’ll find some enjoyment out of the video past the link.

New amiibo hit Store Shelves this Friday – Prepare Yourself


This Friday, May 29th, 2015, Nintendo will be unleashing a new wave of amiibo in the Super Smash Bros. series. This wave includes: Charizard, Jugglypuff, Greninja, Robin, Ness, Wario and Lucina. Many of these amiibo will be highly sought after so make sure you’re at Target bright and early. Most Target stores open around 8 A.M., so I suggest making your plans now so you’re not scrambling on Friday. Target has an exclusive Jigglypuff amiibo and a free Splatoon themed squirt gun with purchase of Splatoon, that might be a good place to start on Friday. Happy Hunting!

Splatoon – Single Player TV Spot


Nintendo has just uploaded a new TV commercial focused on Splatoon’s single-player campaign. Check it out past the link.

I’m Giving away 1 Wii U & 1 3DS Humble Bundle Pack – PlayerEssence

Humble Bundle Logo

Hello PE faithful! I’ll be giving away 1 set of Wii U and 3DS codes from the Humble Bundle on Sunday. In order to qualify for the giveaway, you have to retweet this story on Twitter, or share it with your friends on social media sites like Google+, Facebook or YouTube. After you’ve done that, drop a comment in the section below and specify if you have a Wii U, 3DS, or both. The winner will be announced on Sunday. I’ll also have a video on the topic as well. So you should probably subscribe to PlayerEssence on YouTube to see that video when it goes live.

Smash 4: The Metagame’s Most Underrated Characters – ZeRo

Super Smash Bros for Wii U Samus

ZeRo runs down the most underrated characters in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U/3DS’ metagame.

Bayonetta 2 on Sale at GameStop for $44.97


Bayonetta 2 was one of 2014’s best games released and comes with a free copy of Bayonetta 1 on Wii U to boot! If you have not picked up the game yet you can get a nice discount at GameStop. They are currently selling the title for $44.97. You can grab your copy here.

Splatoon Video Reviews


GameXplain, Nintendo Everything and Nintendo Enthusiast have all posted their video reviews for Splatoon on Wii U. Watch all three of them below.

Splatoon Review Roundup – Looking good (81.17%)

Splatoon GTF

Splatoon reviews have begun to pop up everywhere! Check out the initial batch of opinions past the “ink” (lol). 

Devil’s Third is About “Diplomacy and Forming Treaties in the Midst of a war” says Itagaki


Devil’s Third creator Tomonobu Itagaki gave a bit more info on his game’s theme. The outspoken developer says the game is about much more than fighting, and the team always tries to innovate. Get his full comments below.

Nintendo says they “Tried for Months” to get the Humble Bundle in Europe

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Nintendo of America’s indie guy Damon Baker has stated that Nintendo “tried for months” to get the awesome indie bundle on Wii U & 3DS going on now, in Europe. However, Baker feels it will happen at some point, just not now.

Source: Jason Lepine

Humble Bundle and Nintendo team up!


Nintendo and the Humble Bundle crew have teamed up to offer Wii U and 3DS owners an amazing deal on indie games. Check out the first trailer below. However, do to the Wii U and 3DS being region-locked, this deal is only available in North America at the moment.

ZeRo Challenges Himself To Win With Every Character In For Glory In A Row! w/ Commentary

Super Smash Bros for Wii U Mario

ZeRo challenges himself to get one win with every character in Smash Bros. Wii U’s online For Glory mode.

E3 2015 HITLIST: Metroid Prime (Wii U, 3DS)

E3 2015 Metroid Wii U MS

Francis discusses the possibility that Nintendo will unveil a new Metroid game for the Wii U and/or 3DS! Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome content!

Bam7 Melee Singles Grand Finals – TSM | Leffen vs C9Mang0 (720p 60fps)

Mang0 vs Leffen

Check out this AMAZING Grand Finals sets between C9 Mang0 vs. TSM Leffen in Super Smash Bros. Melee at Bam7. Both of these guys played great matches. See all the action past the link. Trust me, this is great stuff.

Source: Melbourne Melee

Some GameStop Locations are Getting a Splatoon Makeover

Splatoon Edge Cover

Check out this GameStop’s Splatoon makeover! It looks pretty cool.

Source: GoNintendo 

Nintendo Continues to Extend the Eternal Darkness Trademark


The Eternal Darkness franchise has been dormant since the early 2000’s but that doesn’t stop Nintendo extending the trademark every few months. Nintendo has once again extended the Eternal Darkness trademark, but its unlikely they are developing a new game in the franchise. We’ll just have to wait and see. Via: GoNintendo