Fire Emblem Is Now Considered A “Major IP” For Nintendo

If you're a Fire Emblem fan, you'll be happy to know that it is now being labeled as a "major IP" for Nintendo. The publisher is pleased with how the franchise is being received in Japan as well as in Western territories. As such, you can look forward to more Fire Emblem content later this … Continue reading Fire Emblem Is Now Considered A “Major IP” For Nintendo

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The Game Awards: Code Name S.T.E.A.M. Release Date Announced

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gUr0LPLf7M Nintendo has announced the release date for Code Name S.T.E.A.M. at The Game Awards in Las Vegas. The steampunk-inspired turn-based action strategy game from Intelligent Systems will launch in North America on March 13. Nintendo has also confirmed that the upcoming Nintendo 3DS exclusive includes both local and online multiplayer modes.

Nintendo Reveals More Information About Code Name: S.T.E.A.M.

A new adventure unlike anything Nintendo has done before will join the ever-expanding Nintendo universe in 2015. At a developer roundtable event on June 11 during the E3 video game conference, Nintendo announced Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. The new turn-based action strategy game comes from Intelligent Systems, the … Continue reading Nintendo Reveals More Information About Code Name: S.T.E.A.M.

Paper Mario Developer Working On Unannounced Wii U Project

James Anderson, one of the programmers over at Intelligent Systems, has revealed via his Linked In profile that the acclaimed development studio is working on an unannounced Wii U project. The team has previously produced a number of games including, Paper Mario: Sticker Star, Fire Emblem: Awakening and Advance Wars. What would you like to … Continue reading Paper Mario Developer Working On Unannounced Wii U Project

Fire Emblem Awakening Could Have Been The Last Fire Emblem Game

In the U.S. alone, Fire Emblem Awakening sold more than 240,000 copies. If the game’s sales were meager, it could have been the very last entry in the Fire Emblem series, according to one of the game’s producers, Hitoshi Yamagami. Fortunately, for fans of the series, Nintendo isn't retiring Fire Emblem just yet, as Intelligent … Continue reading Fire Emblem Awakening Could Have Been The Last Fire Emblem Game

Fire Emblem Awakening Launches In Europe And Australia

Fire Emblem Awakening has arrived in Europe and Australia at both retail and the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS. In the strategy role-playing game, players assume the role of a tactician to aid a prince named Chrom, who is also a leader of a militia known as the Shepherds. To help you decide on whether … Continue reading Fire Emblem Awakening Launches In Europe And Australia

Nintendo Explains Why Fire Emblem Awakening Characters’ Feet Are Deformed

Nintendo has explained why characters in Fire Emblem Awakening have deformed feet. Well, apparently, the designers of the strategy role-playing game ultimately decided it wasn't necessary for characters to have fully-featured feet. In a developer interview, the game's art director, Toshiyuki Kusakihara, said that, because in-game characters primarily use handheld weapons for combat, he and … Continue reading Nintendo Explains Why Fire Emblem Awakening Characters’ Feet Are Deformed

Another Advance Wars Game On The Horizon?

With the European release of Fire Emblem: Awakening on the Nintendo 3DS only a few weeks away, game project manager Masahiro Higuchi has not denied a potential return to Intelligent Systems' other successful franchise: Advance Wars. If all goes well, it would spell the end of a five-year drought to the turn-based strategy game. In an interview on the … Continue reading Another Advance Wars Game On The Horizon?

Fire Emblem Awakening Dated For Australia

Nintendo Australia has announced that Fire Emblem Awakening launches Down Under on April 20th, which is a day after the game's release in Europe. The tactical role-playing game launched earlier this month, February 4th, in North America. In our Fire Emblem Awakening review, we called it the best title in the Fire Emblem series, thanks, … Continue reading Fire Emblem Awakening Dated For Australia