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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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Captain Falcon joins Fire Emblem: Awakening heroes in Super Smash Bros.

No need to worry about percentages, this news is 100% true: Nintendo's just revealed Lucina and Robin from Fire Emblem: Awakening are in the Super Smash Bros. roster, along with the familiar returning face of good ol' Captain Falcon. If you're wondering who Robin is, that's the default name fo...

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Nintendo 3DS software sales increased in 2013, sold 11.5 million hardware units in US

Avoiding a conversation about its other child, Nintendo announced this morning that the lifetime hardware sales for the 3DS have surpassed 11.5 million units in the US. The 3DS family includes the original system, along with 3DS XL and 2DS. The company plans to announce its third quarter earnings o...

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Joystiq Top 10 of 2013: Fire Emblem: Awakening

Team Joystiq is barging into 2014 with a celebration of last year's best games. Keep reading throughout the week to see our assembly of ingenious indies and triple-A triumphs. The last time I fell so deeply in love with a strategy-RPG was with Shining Force on the Sega Genesis, so Fire Emblem: Awa...

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Nintendo offers $30 in eShop credit for Fire Emblem, SMT4 purchase

As part of a newly launched promotional offer, Club Nintendo members are eligible to receive $30 in eShop credit for buying and registering both Nintendo's Fire Emblem: Awakening and Atlus' upcoming Shin Megami Tensei 4 for the Nintendo 3DS. Club Nintendo members have the option of buying both g...

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Amazon sale on 3DS games: Fire Emblem: Awakening, Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers and more

Whew! E3, huh? Right? Y'all remember when that guy said that stuff, and then all the things happened? What a crazy week! We don't know about you, but we're feeling like it might be time to unwind from this week's insanity by catching up on our gaming backlogs while we wait for all these sick-lookin...

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Nintendo: 30% of Fire Emblem sales on eShop, Luigi does better at retail

Nintendo's executive vice president of sales and marketing, Scott Moffit, revealed during a Nintendo event in San Francisco that Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon has sold 415,000 copies in the US, while 3DS RPG Fire Emblem: Awakening has sold 240,000. This data will be reflected in tomorrow's NPD report...

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Intelligent Systems divided over Fire Emblem: Awakening's casual mode

Unlike most other games in the series, Fire Emblem: Awakening includes an optional "casual mode" that lets you use characters in future battles even after they're killed. It's surprisingly controversial, even within developer Intelligent Systems. "I was on the side that said we shouldn't include Ca...

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Fire Emblem Awakening posts 180K first month sales, 63K downloads

Fire Emblem Awakening shifted 180,000 units across its debut month at North American retail, Nintendo of America tells us. In a statement sent to Joystiq, the company said the tactical 3DS RPG enjoyed best ever first month sales in the franchise's nearly 23-year history. No doubt that was helped by...

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Capture free Fire Emblem: Awakening maps through SpotPass

Fire Emblem: Awakening has DLC maps available through its "Outrealm Gate." But there's also extra content coming to the strategy game for free, through the 3DS' SpotPass download service. Today, you can get a map called "A Hard Miracle," about Prince Chrom rescuing a group of villagers, by going in...

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