Marth Amiibo to be Restocked in North America in Late April

If you’ve been trying to keep up with Nintendo‘s Amiibo releases then you have to have good luck as well as the will to pre-order a figure early because Nintendo has had one hell of a time keeping most popular Amiibos in stock. In fact, the Marth Amiibo, which will be compatible with the upcoming Code Name: S.T.E.A.M., has been sold out since the launch of the Amiibos last year. As suc...

Marth and other Fire Emblem Alumni Join Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. through Amiibo

Do you have one of those lovely Amiibos of Marth? Well, if you do, plan on picking up Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. for the Nintendo 3DS, as Marth and all of the other Fire Emblem figures will be able to to utilized within the game, allowing you to play as whatever Amiibo you scan in. As already announced, this title is completely original, featuring characters such as Tom Sawyer, Abe Lincoln, The Cowardl...

Amiibo Wave 4 to include Lucina, Ness, Robin and more

During this morning’s first Nintendo Direct of 2015 the company revealed the amiibo figures that will make up the fourth wave of the releases. These figures happen to be Lucina, Pac-Man, Ness, Robin, Charizard, and Wario and they will be released in North America sometime this Spring while they will be released in Europe on April 24th and Japan on April 29th. The company also stated that the...

New Fire Emblem Announced for the Nintendo 3DS

Today during their first Nintendo Direct of 2015, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata announced that a brand new Fire Emblem game is in the works for the Nintendo 3DS. While the title does not have an exact name at the moment, it is being developed by Intelligent Systems and will have character designs handled by Kozaki Yusuke, the same man behind the designs in Fire Emblem: Awakening. He went on to s...

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...

Great Ether! Ike Returns In The New “Super Smash Bros.”

The crowd screams “We like Ike! We like Ike!” as the heavy-hitting, sword-wielding, blue hair-having warrior returns to the battlefield once again for the next installment of “Super Smash Bros.” for the 3DS and Wii U. Yes, he’s back! The fan favorite Ike for the “Fire Emblem” series makes a grand return for the new game with a brand-new look and hopefully ...

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 Review

Fire Emblem Awakening Developer: Intelligent Systems Publisher: Nintendo Platform: Nintendo 3DS Release Date: February 4, 2013 Price: $39.99 Overview Fire Emblem wasn’t really a mainstay franchise until Marth and Roy got involved in Super Smash Bros. Melee over ten years ago. Sure, the strategic franchise was known and respected by a decently sized group of followers, but it wasn’t unt...

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