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Fire Emblem DS goes online in August

By Spencer . June 2, 2008 . 10:06pm

I enjoyed Fire Emblem on the Wii, but the series feels at home on a handheld. Yes, I know Fire Emblem started out on the Famicom. However, the mission style altercations suit half an hour lunch breaks. Actually, Fire Emblem: Shin Ankoku Ryuu to Hikari no Ken (Fire Emblem: New Dark Dragon and the Sword […]

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Games you may have forgotten about this week

By Spencer . November 7, 2007 . 2:10pm

I feel like posting up weekly release lists is pointless since plenty of other sites already do that However, this week it looks like two games are getting eclipsed by Call of Duty 4 and Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games.   From the world of the Wii, Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn is out […]

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Nintendo quietly announces a suite of DS RPGs

By Spencer . October 10, 2007 . 11:29am

In between all of the news about Sonic being in Brawl, WiiFit’s release date and the WiiWare games a bunch of DS games got lost in the mix. We mentioned Fire Emblem DS, but that isn’t the only RPG coming out of Nintendo’s doors.   In December, Nintendo is going to release Kousoku Card Battle […]

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Nintendo announces new games including Fire Emblem DS

By Spencer . October 10, 2007 . 4:29am

After making an appearance on the Wii, Fire Emblem’s next stop is on the Nintendo DS. At Nintendo of Japan’s press conference they announced the title along with Super Mario Stadium Baseball for the Wii. The latter sounds like a motion controlled follow up to Mario Superstar Baseball for the Gamecube.   Also in development […]

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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 […]