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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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Nikkei: Paid DLC coming to 3DS starting with new Fire Emblem

According to a recent Nikkei report, Nintendo will introduce paid downloadable content to its games for the first time in recorded human history next March, with the release of Fire Emblem for the 3DS. The price of this expansion will apparently be "several hundred yen," and that it -- and other ...

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Bravely Default from Square Enix, new Fire Emblem game due 2012

Announced during Nintendo's Tokyo Game Show week press conference, two new RPGs are coming to Japan next year. The first is a new Square Enix title called Bravely Default: Flying Fairy. Aside from the name -- the same one that Square Enix registered a trademark for earlier this year -- we know th...

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Nintendo announces another Fire Emblem DS remake

Andriasang noticed that Nintendo's official site for all things Fire Emblem was updated earlier today with an announcement for a new ... a kind of new entry in the classic strategy-RPG franchise. The game, which is set to release this year in Japan, is a DS remake of the 1994 SNES iteration of the ...

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