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Hyrule Warriors – Master Quest DLC Content Revealed


Koei Tecmo has revealed the full content in the first DLC pack for Hyrule Warriors, the Master Quest Pack. Get all the details below.

Aqua Moto Racing Utopia – Tech Demo Footage Looks good

Aqua Moto Racing Utopia

Zordix is looking to scratch the itch of all WaveRace fans out there with Aqua Moto Racing Utopia for the Wii U. Check out this tech demo done all in real-time.

Hyrule Warriors – Lana, Cia, Epona, and Costumes DLC Footage

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Check out more footage of Cia, Lana, and Link with Epona from the latest Hyrule Warriors DLC update.

Hyrule Warriors – Cia, Volga, Wizzro DLC: Game & Watch (Video Preview)


The Japanese version of Hyrule Warriors has been updated to include a playable Cia, Volga, and Wizzro so we went through and tried them all out! How do they play? Find out in our latest Game & Watch!

Ripley4077 Discusses Bayonetta 2’s Sales in France #OperationPlatinum

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One of my best users on YouTube uploads videos and didn’t tell me…..BUT…. I found his channel. And not only did he give PlayerEssence a shout out, but he is a highly intelligent user from the great country of France! Check out this video of Ripley4077 discussing Bayonetta 2’s performance in France.

#OperationPlatinum, Tee Bag, and Open Em UP!


Operation Platinum, Tee Bag questions and unboxing FOOS! Subscribe to Mizzah Tee for more awesome content!

Poker DICE Solitare Future on sale for $0.69 Starting on October 2nd

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Wii U owners can purchase RCMADIAX’s Poker DICE Solitaire Future for the discounted price of $0.69 starting on October 2nd, and running through October 30th. This is for North America only. I did a short let’s play on the game you can watch here!

Hyrule Warriors – Awesome Cia DLC Trailer (Wii U)

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Check out this amazing Hyrule Warriors trailer showcasing Cia on Wii U. She can attack with Shadow Link’s and has a whip that’s deadly in close range.

Watch Dogs will Actually Launch in Japan for the Wii U, Coming on December 4th


In a move I find quite shocking, Ubisoft is actually launching Watch Dogs for the Wii U in Japan. The title will drop on December 4th in the land of rising sun. The Amazon listing here reveals the launch date and confirmation.

Hyrule Warriors – Cia Combat Footage

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The latest Hyrule Warriors update just dropped in Japan. This update adds Cia, Wizzro and Volga to the playable character list. Check out 6 minutes of footage with Cia below.

Super Smash Bros for 3DS – PE Tournament & League Sign-ups

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Super Smash Bros. for 3DS is upon us. PlayerEssence is going to be having a series of leagues and tournaments. Hit the link for tournament rules and details! This post will be stuck at the top for a while, new articles will be posted underneath!

Wii U Update 5.2.0 is live – Adds Folders, Adjustments to Layout, and more


Nintendo has just released the newest firmware update for the Wii U. This brings things up to version 5.2.0. This update is quite good, as it finally adds folders to the Wii U layout. Get the full details of the update below.

Is the 8th Gen Really Outdated Already? – Rule of 2 Review

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Rule of 2 Review has uploaded a discussion whether 8th generation is already dated.

Hyrule Warriors – The Red Knight’s Impressions

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The Red Knight gives his first impressions of Hyrule Warriors for the Wii U.

Nexis Games is Developing U Craft for Wii U, Hopefully out by Christmas 2014


The mystery developer behind U Craft, a clone of Minecraft for the Wii U, has been revealed. Nexis Games, the studio behind BrickBlast U and Dance of the Damned will be developing the title. The indie studio hopes to have the game out by Christmas 2014. Via” Nintendo Everything, Source: Nintendo Life

Hideki Kamiya had Jeanne’s Chest Size Reduced in Bayonetta 1 Wii U port

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According to Platinum Games’ producer JP Kellams, Hideki Kamiya was not happy with Jeanne’s chest size in Bayonetta 1 on the PS3 and Xbox 360, so he told the team to reduce it in the Bayonetta 1 Wii U port.

Fast Racing Neo – 720p, 60fps Confirmed


According to Nintendo Everything, Shin’en has confirmed that Fast Racing Neo will run in native 720p, 60fps. Source: NeoGAF

Upcoming Nintendo Indie Games & News – Indie Corner Weekly Wrap-Up Sep 29 2014


Nintendo Enthusiast’s Jason Lepine goes over all the best indie and eShop news for the past week.

Game Theory: Which Link Rules them All? (Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Warriors)

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MatP theorizes about which Link rules them all in Hyrule Warriors. This is a pretty good episode and comes just in time with the release of Hyrule Warriors!

Splatoon – EGX 2014 Gameplay


Eurogamer has uploaded a small Let’s Play of Splatoon from EGX 2014. See 7 minutes of footage below. As a side note, the tilt controls with the Gamepad are completely optional.

Sonic Boom Rise of Lyric – 15 New Screenshots

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Sonic Boom Rise of Lyric has just received 15 new screenshots, and I have to say, they look really good. 

Famitsu Most Wanted (9/28/14) – MH4 Ultimate & Persona 5 Lead

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Famitsu readers have been pulled for their most anticipated games. Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, Persona 5, Final Fantasy XV, and Pokemon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire lead. Get the full charts below.