Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright Review (3DS)

Fire Emblem Fates is the next chapter in the Fire Emblem series, following in the footsteps of the critically acclaimed Fire Emblem Awakening. Fates takes a divisive route to tell its story. For the first time in the series, the game’s storytelling is dispersed across two separate titles, similar to a Pokemon game, but at theContinue reading “Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright Review (3DS)”

Fire Emblem Fates Outsells Awakening

Despite the controversy surrounding its release, Fire Emblem Fates has managed to launch to an overwhelmingly positive reception. In three days on the market, the title managed to notch up 300,000 sales across its two versions. The previous entry to the franchise, Fire Emblem Awakening only managed to break 100,000 units in a week, well behindContinue reading “Fire Emblem Fates Outsells Awakening”

No Dual Audio for Fire Emblem Fates

A lot of people seemed surprised (if not also disappointed) by the lack of dual audio, i.e. both English and Japanese voice-overs, in the Western release of Fire Emblem Fates, which has been recently reconfirmed across the internet thanks to review copies being sent out. That’s because Fire Emblem: Awakening did get dual audio, and aContinue reading “No Dual Audio for Fire Emblem Fates”

Nintendo Releases Two New Fire Emblem Fates Commercials

Two new commercials have come out for Fire Emblem Fates, the extremely controversial title coming out in North America for the Nintendo 3DS in just under three weeks. The first trailer, released yesterday, covers the basic premise of the game and how you can side with either the family you have blood ties to orContinue reading “Nintendo Releases Two New Fire Emblem Fates Commercials”

Fire Emblem Fates DLC Detailed

With only a little over three weeks until the release of Fire Emblem Fates, Nintendo has been sharing more and more information about the game (or pair of games, if you will), including the launch of their official site. The latest update covers Map Pack 1, the first set of downloadable content for the game.Continue reading “Fire Emblem Fates DLC Detailed”

Western Release of Fire Emblem Fates to Undergo Censorship

It seems censorship is set to strike the Fire Emblem series yet again in the upcoming Fire Emblem Fates, according to a direct statement from Nintendo of America. A controversial support conversation that caused a significant stir in the Japanese release will be absent from the Western release of the title. The conversation in questionContinue reading “Western Release of Fire Emblem Fates to Undergo Censorship”

Fire Emblem Fates English Cutscenes Previewed

GameXplain has posted a preview of the English cutscenes in Fire Emblem Fates, the much-anticipated follow up to 2013’s Fire Emblem Awakening. Fire Emblem Fates is unique though in the fact that it is being released with three different versions: Birthright, Conquest, and Revelation, which was released digitally in Japan. Each version follows a different route for your main character, much likeContinue reading “Fire Emblem Fates English Cutscenes Previewed”