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Tokyo Mirage Sessions

Nintendo isn't doing the translation for Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE in-house

A billion years ago, SMT x Fire Emblem was teased for the Wii U and then went radio silent for quite a while. Last month, Nintendo announced the game's new name, Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE, and that it would be coming West&nbs...   read

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Tokyo Mirage Sessions

Tokyo Mirage Sessions FE will be playable for the first time in the US at PAX East

Nintendo is going to make a decent splash at PAX East with a handful of games that are made available to the public for the first time. The headliner is probably Tokyo Mirage Sesssions #FE (also known as SMTxFire Emblem), which will be avai...   read

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FE:F translation canned

Fire Emblem Fates fan-translation cancelled

You might have heard about Team If's fan translation effort of Fire Emblem Fates, a response to what some fans saw as a poor localization job by Nintendo's Treehouse. Amid a flurry of criticism, accusations of everything from censorship to ...   read

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Fire Emblem

Fire Emblem Fates comes to the UK on May 20

Finally, UK gamers have a release date for Fire Emblem Fates. You can play Conquest and Birthright in the UK from May 20, 2016 with Revelations becoming available as DLC on June 9. Players who want to get Revelations before June 9 can do so...   read

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SMT x Fire Emblem

SMT x Fire Emblem is called Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE, coming to Wii U in the West this June

Genei Ibun Roku #FE, the Shin Megami Tensei and Fire Emblem crossover project, will launch in North America and Europe on June 24 as Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE. The good news was announced during today's Nintendo Direct presentatio...   read

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Fire Emblem Fates

Nintendo says Fire Emblem Fates is the 'best-ever launch' for the series

Despite its confusing release strategy, most of you seemed okay with how Fire Emblem Fates was being presented, and Nintendo has just confirmed that fact this morning. It's calling the launch of Fates the "best-ever" in the series...   read

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Dragon Age Tactics

Would you like a 'Dragon Age Tactics' game in the style of XCOM or Fire Emblem?

Two of the hottest games this month are Fire Emblem Fates and XCOM 2, which seems to have Dragon Age executive producer Mark Darrah wondering if fans would like to see BioWare develop a more strategy-oriented entry in the franchise at some ...   read

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Fire Emblem Fates

Which version of Fire Emblem Fates should you get?

So a lot of people have asked "which version of Fire Emblem Fates should I get?" and I think that's a valid question, mostly because Nintendo has done a poor job at explaining the delivery system. This cheeky chart from Nintendo is also bas...   read

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Fire Emblem Fates
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Review: Fire Emblem Fates: Revelation

It's been a rather productive past few weeks! In addition to having plenty of time to play through both versions of Fire Emblem Fates, I also had the opportunity to take on Revelation -- the third story in the series. Like its parent r...   read

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Fire Emblem Fates
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Review: Fire Emblem Fates (Birthright and Conquest)

After delivering one of its best strategy games in years with Fire Emblem Awakening, I couldn't help but think "how could they top this?" Awakening had pretty much everything you could want -- an intriguing cast embroiled in a well-paced st...   read

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Project X Zone 2

Review in Progress: Project X Zone 2

I just popped an Advil because I'm dealing with some annoying pain right now. It's a pain that starts to sting right in the inside of my elbow as I try to stretch my arm out. I'm not unfamiliar with this pain, in fact we're old friends. We ...   read

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Fire Emblem Fates

Customize your Corrin before Fire Emblem Fates launches

When Fire Emblem Fates launches next week (finally) you'll have a few options to choose from when creating your avatar. It's not a whole lot, but it's enough to differentiate your Corrin for when other players stop by your castle, so i...   read

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Fire Emblem Fates

PSA: Fire Emblem Fates does not feature dual audio in the west

I woke up today to tons of emails and PMs, asking one simple question -- does Fire Emblem Fates have dual audio? So I quickly hopped over to the Extras menu, and found that no, it does not. It's curious, as the option for Japanese voices wa...   read

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Fire Emblem Fates

Here's how amiibo work in Fire Emblem Fates

I've been playing Fire Emblem Fates this week (Nintendo sent the Special Edition cart that has all three versions) for review, and I've had a chance to test out the amiibo feature. To my surprise some folks didn't even know the game ha...   read

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Fire Emblem
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See how Nintendo altered the Fire Emblem Fates 'petting' minigame

Fire Emblem Fates has been getting a lot of flak for cutting its "skinship" petting minigame in the western localization, but now that the game is in the hands of a select few (I got my copy earlier this week), we can see exactly what ...   read

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Smash DLC

Bayonetta and Corrin are now playable in Super Smash Bros.

Late last night, Bayonetta and Corrin finally arrived in Super Smash Bros., signaling the end of the DLC era for the game as the final content drop. They came with a bunch of new Mii costumes, and a Bayonetta level. At this point the game h...   read

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Fire Emblem Fates
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Are you okay with Nintendo's decision to split Fire Emblem Fates?

We've known about the packaging strategy for Fire Emblem Fates for a while now, but at this point, we've collectedly had time to marinate over it and really think about what we're going to do. After all, the game is coming out in a mer...   read

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Smash Bros.
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Bayonetta and Corrin hit Smash Bros. next week

Bayonetta and Fire Emblem Fates protagonist Corrin will join the Super Smash Bros. roster on Wednesday, February 3 in North America and Thursday, February 4 across Europe and Japan, Nintendo announced today at the fighting game's Tokaigi 20...   read

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No petting humans
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Nintendo removes character petting during Fire Emblem Fates localization

Kotaku has confirmed with Nintendo that the ability to pet your characters has been removed from the English localization of Fire Emblem Fates. "Yes, that is the case [that petting isn't in the English version]," a Nintendo representative c...   read

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Fire Emblem preview

Hands-on with Fire Emblem: Fates comes with Maid service

Fire Emblem Fates has been out in Japan for a while, but I love Awakening's person-story-focused shipping mechanics, which really elevates the game into something consuming, so I messed about in both of the upcoming US versions, Conquest an...   read

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Fire Emblem Fates

Nintendo expands upon same-sex relationships in Fire Emblem Fates

With all the controversy surrounding Fire Emblem Fates (what arena of gaming doesn't have controversy surrounding it these days?), Nintendo has finally spoken up on the matter of same-sex relationships and the dreaded drugging issue. I...   read

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Fire Emblem Fates

Fire Emblem Fates is having controversial scenes removed from the Western release

The Western release of Fire Emblem Fates will be removing a scene that caused controversy last year, when some interpreted a subplot to be about the drugging and forced gay conversion of a lesbian character. Soleil, a character in Fates, is...   read

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New 3DS XL

This Fire Emblem New 3DS XL doesn't come with the game

Nintendo is bringing this lovely Fire Emblem Fates-themed New 3DS XL to North America on February 19, 2016 for $199.99. There are multiple versions of the upcoming RPG -- Birthright, Conquest, and then a third story, Revelation, as DLC -- b...   read

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2016 most anticipated

Destructoid's most wanted games of 2016

While 2015 might have been a rathole of a year, a terrible time for all parties involved, it at least had better games than 2014. That year sucked. With the current generation of consoles finally hitting their stride (and a possible new one...   read

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Fire Emblem Fates

It's nearly here: The Fire Emblem Fates US site is up

Fire Emblem Fates will be released on February 19, 2016 in the US, and Nintendo is ringing in the new year by gearing up for launch. The new teaser site is up, which includes some localized video and screenshots. I have the ultimate ed...   read

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