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Nintendo has updated the Club Nintendo rewards for December 2013. It includes Mario Picross 3DS, 100 coins), Starship Defense (3DS, 150 coins), Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels (Wii, 150 coins), and Balloon Fight (Wii U, 200 coins). These last till January 12th. Are you guys picking up any of these titles? Grab yours here. Source
In the market for a new WiiMote and Nunchuck? Nintendo has you covered, as you can buy refurbished ones for $20 on Nintendo’s online store. There are different colors as well. Buy white here, black here, or blue here.
I don’t want to toot my own horn……but I’m going to. The popular gaming site, ‘The Escapist,’ used my Xenoblade Chronicles sales article in one of their stories today. This is the same website popular game journalist Jim Sterling works for. I’m honored and happy that they would use my piece as reference. I want to thank all of you, the PE faithful, that spread the word of the Playeressence.
Francis takes about the Wii’s Swan Song, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. Subscribe to PE Reviews for more gameplay vids, reviews, let’s plays, and more.
Super Mario 3D World is Nintendo’s first ever 3D Mario game in HD, and it looks spectacular. Nintendo Enthusiast has posted comparison of SM3DW and SMG 2.
I can’t say I saw this coming, nor do I agree with this course of action, as I can see this negatively affecting the Wii U’s holiday sales and possibly it’s momentum. While you and I know very well what’s up, will the Joe Average consumers be able to see past this ill timed release schedule?
November 2013 Club Nintendo DL Rewards live, Headlined by Dillion’s Rolling Western and A Link to the Past
Nintendo has updated their Club Nintendo Rewards for November. Members can choose between Metroid (3DS, 150 coins), Dillon’s Rolling Western (3DS, 200 coins), The Legend of Zelda A Link to the Past (Wii 150 coins), and Art Style: CUBELLO (Wii 150 coins). I don’t know about you guys, but I think Dillion’s Rolling Western is a pretty good deal for this month. Redeem your coins here.
Did you know Nintendo tested out online play for Mario Galaxy on Wii? The news broke out with a interview with Shigeru Miyamoto and key members of Tokyo EAD.
Did you know their was a alternate version of Red Steel 2 that had online multiplayer? The game was pretty far into development before it was cancelled in 2008. Check out some of the original artwork from the game.
Nintendo has officially shut down Wii production in Japan after seven years. Now Nintendo can fully focus on the Wii U and 3DS in Japan. Production of the Wii is still ongoing for the rest of the world though.
This month’s digital rewards on Club Nintendo are live, and its headlined by The Legend of Zelda (NES), Super Mario Kart (SNES), Touch Solitaire (3DS), and ThruSpace (Wii). All of the titles range from 100 to 150 coins. Get your download codes here.
If graphics and technical fidelity are the only things taken into consideration then “Next Gen” doesn’t exist – plain and simple. Day in and day out, we’re treated to more and more and more revelations of what these so called technical behemoths WON’T be able to do.
Nintendo is finally starting to discount some of their best Wii games for the holiday season. As Nintendo of Europe has announced Super Smash Bros Brawl, Mario Kart Wii, Donkey Kong Country Returns, and PokePark Wii: Pikachu’s Adventure, are all getting added to the Nintendo Select range of games.
Eiji Aonuma says The Wind Waker HD is unlike any other game out there, Ubisoft announced a brand new JRPG Child of Light, and Final Fantasy gets a Curtain Call on 3DS. This is PE Now!
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Yuriofwind discusses the Super Smash Bros Brawl beta. Get the show past the link below.
In part three of Iwata Asks for The Wonderful 101, Platinum Games reveals that their is a ‘really hard mode’ in The Wonderful 101 that even Hideki Kamiya couldn’t beat.
Brayden Cole makes his grand comeback and has a fantastic topic to discuss. The Wii U will fully support the new CryENGINE from Crytek.
This might be one of the worst looking Wii games I have ever seen. Check out this footage of Turbo on the Wii.
This week’s European downloads are pretty good across the Nintendo platforms. DuckTales Remastered and Pokemon Rumble U lead the way. Get all the downloads for the Wii U, 3DS, and Wii below.
Nintendo will be airing another exciting Nintendo Direct today at 10 AM EST, catch the live-stream right here on Playeressence.com by bookmarking this page.
Want to get a pre-owned copy of Xenoblade Chronicles for the Wii? GameStop has you covered…..for $89.99. Which is a bit of a discount from the $100+ on Ebay.
The Nintendo 3DS topped the 100 Half-Year Software charts in Japan with 32 titles. The PS3 came in a close second place with 27 titles in the top 100. Get the full charts below.
Rodea the Sky Soldier is still in development, and will be hitting the 3DS and Wii, according to Yoshimi Yasuda, Kadokawa Games president.
We all know Nintendo has had a rough transition to HD. But Legendary game designer Shigeru Miyamoto says that the system actually easier to develop for than previous systems.
With Nintendo set to unveil brand new software at this years E3, it seems like customers who have not purchased the system are more willing to do so now. Amazon.CA shows that the Wii U Sales rank has jumped by 972% as of the time of this article. Previously the console was at #654, now the console is currently at #61, resulting in a 975% jump from it’s previous position.
Former Lion Head Studios boss Peter Molyneux said that the Xbox 360 “won” current gen over the Wii and PS3. He also heads a warning to MS over the increasing competition from tablets and smartphones.
We all know this is BS and somewhat damage control, but Insomniac Games’ CEO Ted Price says Fuse may eventually come to the Wii U at some point.