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Barring Smash, Code Name: STEAM gets the best Amiibo support so far

Outside of Super Smash Bros, the physical incarnations of Mario, Pikachu and other Nintendo icons don't have much to do on their plastic pedestals. While they transform into teachable, collectible opponents in Nintendo's flagship brawler, tapping an Amiibo toy into Mario Kart 8 or Hyrule Warriors ...

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Nintendo announces 'The Latest in the Fire Emblem Series' for Nintendo 3DS

Nintendo announced a new, untitled Fire Emblem for Nintendo 3DS during its Nintendo Direct January 2015 event. Developed by series stewards Intelligent Systems, it's a follow up to 2013's Fire Emblem: Awakening. Update: We've added the game's teaser trailer (above) and a handful of screens (be...

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New Nintendo eShop releases: Captain Toad - The First Adventure

This is your Captain speaking. There are other eShop games this week, like Virtual Console cats Lode Runner and Fire Emblem on Wii U, and Ultimate NES Remix on 3DS. For your own safety, I think it's high time you buckled up and got my game, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker. I'm behind the wheel and t...

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Did You Know Gaming digs into the history of Fire Emblem

The latest episode of Did You Know Gaming - an examination of Nintendo's long-running, turn-based strategy series Fire Emblem - is dedicated to anyone who still thinks of Marth as "that sword jerk from Super Smash Bros." You know who you are. [Image: Nintendo]...

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Super Smash Bros. to use NFC tech, says Nintendo France exec

Super Smash Bros. uses the Wii U's near-field communication technology, if comments by Nintendo France MD Stephan Bole are accurate. Following the company's unveiling of NFC figurines, Bole told Le Figaro the tech features in the console version of the new fighter. "E3 will be an opportunity to...

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Fire Emblem's Marth confirmed for new Super Smash Bros.

The latest returnee to make the Super Smash Bros. roster is Marth, the sword-brandishing hero of the Fire Emblem games. He's been in every Smash game since Melee, and is the 18th playable character confirmed for next year's Wii U and 3DS brawler. Of all the new Marth screenshots Nintendo posted ...

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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 deci...

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Fire Emblem: Awakening launches Feb. 4 in North America

Fire Emblem: Awakening for 3DS has an official North American release date, just announced during Nintendo Direct: February 4, 2013. Awakening features "relationship levels," which players can boost by putting two characters in close proximity on the battlefield, or having them engage in frequent c...

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Fire Emblem awakens in North America in 2013

Fire Emblem: Awakening, hastily announced at E3 for North America, has been given a 2013 release window. Nintendo showed some Japanese gameplay and a logo for the game that is, at the moment, called just "Fire Emblem." Like in Japan, there will be paid DLC....

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Fire Emblem: Awakening coming to North America

After a 3DS software showcase in which no new 3DS software was announced, Nintendo surprised us all by tweeting confirmation of a North American release for Fire Emblem: Awakening, the 3DS iteration of the popular strategy role-playing series. There's no release window, but Nintendo promised "more ...

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