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Tag Archives: Wii U

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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Splatoon – 2 Hours of Footage from Chokaigi 2015


Check out a ton of Splatoon footage from Chokaigi 2015.

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

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.

Mario Kart 8 Wii U – 200CC Crossing Cup DLC – w/Villager & Giveaway – Cobanermani456


Cobanermani456 check outs the new Mario Kart 8 DLC with the Villager, plus a nice little giveaway if you’re interested.

Xenoblade Chronicles X – Online Gameplay Information

Xenoblade Chronicles X

Gessenkou has translated a tons of new online details for Xenoblade Chronicles X on Wii U. Get the whole roundup of information below.

Nintendo Downloads (NA) – Mario Kart 8 DLC, Cube Creator 3D and more


This week’s North American Downloads are in. Get the full list below.

English Xenoblade Chronicles X Video Showcase Coming on Friday, April 24th

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This is it! Nintendo of America has just announced that Xenoblade Chronicles X will be getting a video showcase a 11:00 AM PT/ 2:00 PM ET. After the showcase, there will also be a Treehouse: Live Presentation on it! The videos will be in English only for the time being. Look forward to coverage, live reactions, and news right here on PlayerEssence. 

Xenoblade Chronicles X – New Screenshots and art look Fantastic


Check out these new screenshots and art pieces for Xenoblade Chronicles X. That game is looking so good right now!

Splatoon – More Gameplay Footage

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The North American Splatoon site has been updated with a little bit more footage of Splatoon. Check it out past the link.

Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem – Character Design

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The official Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem website has been updated with new info about character designs. Check out all the details below.

Mario Kart 8 DLC Tournament Details – Terminator Juice

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Terminator Juice and The Red Knight team up for an epic Mario Kart 8 DLC tournament. Get the first details in this short video below. If you can’t watch the video here is the important info:

– 7:30 PM EST for Round 1 – pass code: 911-0915-4066

– 9:00 PM EST for Round 2 – pass code:  0330-3400-1257

Splatoon will have Post-Launch DLC Support


Nintendo has confirmed that Splatoon will receive some sort of post launch DLC support. While no official details were given, Nintendo does plan to bring content after the game has launched.

Mario Kart 8 – More Details on DLC Pack #2


Get a host of new details on Mario Kart 8’s DLC pack #2.

Xenoblade Chronicles X – Additional Gameplay Details

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Xenoblade Chronicles X has more details from Dengeki that were translated bt Gessenkou. There is a bunch of new information below.

Xenoblade Chronicles X – Japanese Launch Trailer

Xenoblade Chronicles X

Xenoblade Chronicles X is gearing up for its Japanese launch! Check out this new story trailer highlighting the epic journey players will experience. Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome content! 

Nintendo’s Market Cap Soars past $24 Billion, Doubled Since January


Nintendo’s upcoming foray into the mobile game market later this year, has shot their value quite high. According to the most recent Yahoo fiance data, Nintendo’s market cap is currently valued at ¥2.95 trillion, which surpasses $24 billion. This is almost double what they were valued at in January of this year, and the highest point its been at in four years. Via: Nintendo Enthusiast, Source: Gamenesia