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Fire Emblem: Goddess of Dawn gets a new subtitle

By Spencer . August 30, 2007 . 4:27pm

Nintendo mentioned that they weren’t going to use the Goddess of Dawn moniker before. The new subtitle was quietly shuffled on the press site with an updated fact sheet. In North America the game will be known as Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn. While it’s been months since the game came out in Japan, North America […]

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Fire Emblem Wii, partially in English

By Spencer . July 25, 2007 . 10:32am

In case you were wondering how Fire Emblem was progressing, here is a first look at the English version of the game. While the clip shows Ike, you don’t get to play him until later on. Sothe is the first character from the Path of Radiance cast to return. He assists Micaiah, the first magic […]

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Fire Emblem and Forever Blue coming to North America

By Spencer . July 11, 2007 . 11:12am

Hidden in Nintendo's release list, but absent from the press conference was a release date for Fire Emblem. It's going to come out on Nov.12 a week after Endless Ocean (aka Forever Blue in Japan). Donkey Kong: Barrel Blast is dated for October 8 and Battalion Wars 2 got pushed back to October 29.   […]

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In search of Fire Emblem Wii

By Spencer . July 3, 2007 . 11:05am

At E3 ’06 there were quick glimpses of Fire Emblem: Akatsuki no Megami spliced into the Nintendo Wii video montage. Back in February the final game came out in Japan and we covered it. Shortly after the Japanese release Nintendo Power claimed that “Goddess of Dawn” (translation of Akatsuki no Megami) was not the final […]

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Fan based Fire Emblem: Thracia 776 translation to tide you over

By Spencer . April 12, 2007 . 3:31pm

While fans of the Fire Emblem series are hoping that Nintendo will localize some of the older Fire Emblem games for the Virtual Console Shaya and company took the time to finish up work on the Fire Emblem: Thracia 776 translation, the final Fire Emblem game for the Super Famicom. The patch isn’t complete, but […]

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Further into Fire Emblem: Goddess of Dawn

By Spencer . March 30, 2007 . 1:43pm

After flying around to GDC and SXSW I’ve finally had more time to delve into Fire Emblem: Goddess of Dawn. It’s absolutely fantastic that is if you like Fire Emblem or other strategy RPGs. Unlike other Wii games like Wii Sports and Wario Ware: Smooth Moves, Fire Emblem: Goddess of Dawn doesn’t offer anything unique […]

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Hands on Fire Emblem: Goddess of Dawn’s first battle

By Spencer . March 9, 2007 . 5:00pm

I haven’t had much time to spend with Fire Emblem: Goddess of Dawn, but so far it’s just the same Fire Emblem you know and love. The game uses classic controller style where you hold the remote like a Nintendo gamepad. Players use the D-pad to navigate around the battlefield. The “2” button confirms and […]

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Fire Emblem: Goddess of Dawn – the opening videos

By Spencer . March 8, 2007 . 4:10pm

  We have a copy of Fire Emblem: Goddess of Dawn too and thought you would like to see the two intro videos. The first video shows the main characters and highlights the war on Tellius. At the end you can see Michiah, a light mage, in cel shaded form. While the first video is […]

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MP3 later, Mother [3] may be homebound, Japan-only VC games on U.S. VC?

By Rolando . February 18, 2007 . 10:09am

In an interview with MTV News, Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime was asked about Metroid Prime 3 which will be delayed until later this year. That’s pretty bad considering a lot of fans were eager to get their hands on Samus’ latest adventure and experience it on the Wii; but considering how good Nintendo is with delays (Twilight Princess […]

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Fire Emblem: Akatsuki no Megami Intro

By Rolando . February 1, 2007 . 8:16pm

Fire Emblem fans rejoice! The opening intro to Fire Emblem: Akatsuki no Megami is available here on the Official Japanese Site, so click on the link to view the opening intro. With 21 days left before its release in Japan, Fire Emblem: Akatsuki no Megami sure looks like it will aim to please many Fire Emblem […]

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Fire Emblem: Goddess of Dawn screenshots

By Spencer . January 18, 2007 . 11:26am

Nintendo hasn’t been releasing all of the Fire Emblem games on the Virtual Console without a purpose. They have been preparing Japan for the release of Fire Emblem: Akatsuki no Megami (Fire Emblem: Goddess of Dawn). The Wii game has a style similar to the Gamecube title, Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance, which is suiting […]

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Kid Icarus and Mario Kart 64 coming to the virtual console

By Spencer . December 26, 2006 . 12:58pm

Nintendo updated the Japanese Virtual Console list with twelve new titles to be released in January 2007. Kid Icarus, Mario Kart 64, Bonaza Brothers and Alien Crush are on the list. Fire Emblem: Seisen no Keifu was the surprise addition since Nintendo just released Fire Emblem: Monsho no Nazo this week. Strategy RPG gamers are […]

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Fire Emblem and R-Type III: Third Lightning on the VC in Japan

By Spencer . December 26, 2006 . 9:47am

  Yesterday North America got the greatest virtual console line up to date with Super Mario Brothers, Toe Jam & Earl, Super Castelvania IV, Street Fighter 2 and R-Type. Japan’s virtual console shop was updated today with four games, but nothing jaw dropping. Sim City is being sold for 900 points, that’s an extra 100 […]

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Updated Wii games preview – new games covered

By Spencer . September 14, 2006 . 5:26am

At Nintendo’s Japanese press conference plenty of games were showcased and a lot of them were new. Instead of focusing on the big titles like Super Mario Galaxy, Sonic and the Secret Rings or Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, we’re going to cover the new and lesser known upcoming Wii games.       Sengoku […]

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Fire Emblem’s path leads it to the US.

By Spencer . October 16, 2005 . 2:53pm

Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance marks a long awaited return for the series to a home console. In Path of Radiance you play as a ranger known as Ike who starts out under his father’s wing. Journey with Ike and lead a group of warriors through battle as a tactictian. Read our playtest of Fire […]