Project X Zone 2 adds Kos-Mos and Nintendo’s Lucina, Chrom, and Fiora

It appears that even Nintendo is getting into the cross-over game with Bandai Namco‘s Project X Zone 2. During the company’s stage event at Tokyo Game Show it was announced that four new playable characters will be joining the cast and while one of these, Kos-Mos, was expected, the other three were not. Fire Emblem: Awakening‘s Lucina and Chrom will be available as a pair unit in...

Two New Fire Emblem Characters Join Super Smash Bros.

Just how impressive is that artwork from Fire Emblem: Awakening cover artist Yusuke Kozaki! Yesterday we featured an article on the Super Smash Bros. new character reveal trailer that was being released, heavily indicating that Shulk, the main character from Xenoblade Chronicles would be playable. Well sometimes it’s good to be wrong as game director Masahiro Sakurai has suprised us all with...

Capsule Computers 2013 Game of the Year Awards

Each year, we as a team come together and have to make the brutal decisions of defining the best of the best. It sounds difficult, but in all honesty, the development teams make it easy by delivering quality products that we get to consume each year – and these awards are our way of paying proper tribute. Which titles went that extra mile to please? What experiences left us in reflection? Th...

Capsule Computers Presents: The 2013 Game of the Year Nominees

Can you believe it is already the end of 2013? We have seen a ton of fantastic deliveries in excellence this year, with entire franchises bringing in fresh change to revitalize a namesake, as well as new titles popping up that certainly gave us a lot to talk about. 2013 had a bit of everything, with sequels, reboots, remakes, and much more being delivered in order to send off each console with a b...

Fire Emblem Characters To Appear In Monster Hunter Frontier G

The Monster Hunter franchise has really gone crazy with the collaborations lately. In the past few months we’ve reported on news about Monster Hunter joining up with series’ such as Mario, The Legend of Zelda and even the Anime Silver Spoon for what seems like a hot pot of crazy cameos and outer-series appearances, well the people over at Capcom have just announced that they have plans...

Net $30 in eShop credit by picking up both SMT IV and Fire Emblem: Awakening

Today a great deal was announced that will likely mean free credit for a large number of gamers. Atlus USA and Nintendo of America announced that they are teaming up for a special promotion that will be held through Club Nintendo. This promotion gives gamers who register Fire Emblem: Awakening and also pick-up and register Shin Megami Tensei IV $30 in 3DS eShop credit. This means that if you have ...

Fire Emblem: Awakening was originally planned as final game in the series

In some surprising news, it has come to light that Fire Emblem: Awakening was originally planned to be the final installment of the long-running strategy RPG series. During an interview with Hobby Consolas, Intelligent Systems’ Hitoshi Yamagami, the co-producer of Fire Emblem: Awakening confirmed that the game was made originally an end to the series: “Truth be told, sales are dropping...

Fire Emblem: Awakening Director Initially Rejected Casual Mode

Many Fire Emblem fans would believe that the inclusion of a casual mode has opened up the series to a wider audience. Surprisingly the game’s director, Genki Yokota, flat-out rejected the idea originally. One could understand his sentiments as the series has long been known for featuring its brutal permanent death aspect. Yokota spoke a little on the topic during a Nintendo developer intervi...

Fire Emblem: Awakening Demo now available in Australia

Been chomping at the bit to get your hands on Fire Emblem: Awakening? Well Aussie Fire Emblem fans can finally get a taste of Fire Emblem: Awakening ahead of its release on April 20th. Nintendo Australia have released a demo for Fire Emblem: Awakening on the Nintendo 3DS eShop. Nintendo 3DS owners can head into the eShop now and download the demo for Fire Emblem: Awakening or alternatively you can...

Free DLC coming to Fire Emblem: Awakening with SpotPass

Nintendo have revealed that in addition to the already pre-existing paid DLC for Fire Emblem: Awakening they will be distributing completely free DLC through the Nintendo 3DS’ SpotPass feature. The new DLC includes brand new maps and characters for players to download should they connect their 3DS to the internet with SpotPass. This distribution of DLC has been confirmed to run throughout Sp...

Fire Emblem Awakening DLC Trailer

Today, Nintendo posted a brand new trailer for Fire Emblem Awakening, the latest in the popular strategy RPG series on the 3DS. While the game has already been released in Japan and North America to rave reviews, this additional trailer outlines something brand new to the fold of Nintendo gaming: Paid DLC content. This latest trailer outlines the specific packs and content that will be released as...

Fire Emblem Awakening, Luigi’s Mansion 2 and More Dated For Australia

Aussies waiting for dates of upcoming Nintendo 3DS releases are in luck, as the publisher spilled the beans when it comes to release dates of their biggest contenders on the platform for the first half of the year. First up comes the wonderful Fire Emblem Awakening, which will be out April 20th. Of course most of you know what to expect from the strategy RPG and have just been waiting for the game...