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Fire Emblem: Awakening 'Lost Bloodlines' DLC brings back another old character

This week's new Fire Emblem: Awakening DLC is "The Lost Bloodlines 1," available alone for $3 or as a $6 bundle that also grants you two more maps when they're released. Successful completion of this map unlocks a card to summon Leif from past Fire Emblems. If you're a Fire Emblem fan, this may be...

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MH3 Ultimate, Fire Emblem Awakening EU bundles unveiled, Circle Pad Pro too

Nintendo revealed European hardware bundles for Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate and Fire Emblem Awakening in this morning's Direct broadcast, along with a release date of April 19 for Awakening. The Wii U MH3U bundle includes the black Premium edition of the console, a black Pro Controller, and the game....

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Report: Fire Emblem Awakening retail shipments delayed [Update: Nintendo responds]

Amazon is warning of a "potential shipping delay" for Fire Emblem: Awakening, and GameStop marks it "currently unavailable online" – despite today being the official release date for the 3DS strategy game. Best Buy also shows it as unavailable. Game Informer spoke to a few stores, and found...

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GBA's Fire Emblem is a great strategy RPG for beginners

This is a column by Kat Bailey dedicated to the analysis of the once beloved Japanese RPG sub-genre. Tune in every Wednesday for thoughts on white-haired villains, giant robots, Infinity+1 swords, and everything else the wonderful world of JRPGs has to offer. In 2001, Nintendo of America had a...

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Fire Emblem - Awakening review: One life to live

Fire Emblem: Awakening is the best soap opera since CBS cancelled Guiding Light. If you've never played a Fire Emblem before, imagine Final Fantasy Tactics from an overhead perspective, or a particularly bloated derivation of chess. Nintendo's stalwart helped establish the turn-based tactical RPG...

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The Fire Emblem special edition 3DS in pictures

Nintendo sent us a special-edition Fire Emblem: Awakening 3DS, and in the course of staring at it, we decided to take some pictures and share them with you. We can now confirm two things: It's definitely a standard 3DS, and not a 3DS XL It's really prettyThe 3DS bundle includes a 4GB memory card...

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Fire Emblem: Awakening US TV spot asks you to think about your choices

While the decisions you make in Fire Emblem: Awakening may "last forever," you can take comfort in knowing this television spot won't take you the rest of your life to watch....

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Fire Emblem: Awakening teaches the value of friendship

You might have thought the best part of friendship was a sense of camaraderie and togetherness. As this Fire Emblem: Awakening trailer proves, the real boon of friendship is sweet combat boosts....

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NintendoWare Weekly: Fire Emblem demo, Tokyo Crash Mobs

Fire Emblem: Awakening has strategically issued a demo in advance of its February 4 release date. You can engage with its forces and then make the tactical decision of whether or not to enter the battle in earnest. Also available on 3DS today: Tokyo Crash Mobs, the puzzle game about lining up...

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Fire Emblem: Awakening 3DS bundle retails for $200

The Fire Emblem: Awakening 3DS bundle includes a 4GB SD card, on which the game is loaded, and will sell for $199.99, Nintendo of America announced today. That's a bit cheaper than buying a $170 (non-XL) 3DS and a $40 game separately, and the card is 2GB larger than the one included with the...

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