Fire Emblem Series News


Fire Emblem Fates Getting Special Edition 3DS, Map Pack DLC

By Steve Watts, Jan 19, 2016 4:45pm PST

Nintendo has announced a special white-and-black edition of the 3DS to launch alongside Fire Emblem Fates--but it doesn't include the game!


"It almost seems like it could be TOO MUCH Fire Emblem. Like, I'd love to see all three stories, ..."

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Most Anticipated 2016: Steve's Picks

By Steve Watts, Jan 01, 2016 9:00am PST

Shacknews Editor-in-Chief Steve Watts takes a look forward at the games he's most eager to get his hands on in 2016.


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E3 2015: Ryu from Street Fighter and Roy leaked for Super Smash Bros. Wii U, 3DS

By Daniel Perez, Jun 13, 2015 7:31am PDT

Some of Nintendo's big news surrounding Super Smash Bros. has been leaked as both Ryu and Roy will be entering the ring.


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Everything From Today's Nintendo Direct

By Steve Watts, Jan 14, 2015 8:00am PST

Today's Nintendo Direct was a doozy, with news ranging from new handheld hardware to several release dates, new Amiibo figurines, and plenty of downloadable content. Here's a wrap-up of all the high points.


"I bought the disc version for $50 on eBay a year ago. Well worth the money!"

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New Fire Emblem Game Announced for 3DS

By Steven Wong, Jan 14, 2015 6:11am PST

The latest addition to the Fire Emblem series has officially been announced.


Get $30 in eShop credit for registering Shin Megami Tensei and Fire Emblem

By Steve Watts, Jul 09, 2013 4:30pm PDT

Nintendo is offering $30 in eShop credit (3DS or Wii U) if you purchase and register Fire Emblem: Awakening and Shin Megami Tensei 4 before August 31.


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Future Fire Emblems likely to include Casual mode

By Steve Watts, Apr 02, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Following the success of Casual Mode in Fire Emblem: Awakening, key members of the development team say they play the game on Casual and are likely to include it in future games.


"Yeah, so long as it's additive it at worst doesn't affect me."

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Fire Emblem: Awakening gets free maps via SpotPass

By Steve Watts, Mar 14, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Fire Emblem: Awakening is getting free additional maps via SpotPass through April, not to be confused with the various paid maps available as DLC.


"Nice, free maps along with DLC. I'm always down for more Fire Emblem content. Also, if anyone's ..."

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Play Primer: Getting the most from Fire Emblem: Awakening

By Steve Watts, Feb 14, 2013 11:05am PST

Fire Emblem: Awakening launches today for the Nintendo 3DS. Here are a few things you might like to know before you start.


Fire Emblem 3DS could have been in modern day, on Mars

By Steve Watts, Feb 04, 2013 7:30am PST

Fire Emblem: Awakening went through some odd iterations on its path to development. The team considered setting it in modern day, in a fairy tale world, or on Mars.


Fire Emblem: Awakening review: burning love

By Steve Watts, Jan 30, 2013 9:30am PST

Fire Emblem makes its 3DS debut next week with Fire Emblem: Awakening, marking one of the best games on the platform so far.


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Wii U getting Yoshi game, Shin Megami/Fire Emblem crossover

By Steve Watts, Jan 23, 2013 7:40am PST

Nintendo announced several projects in the pipe at today's Nintendo Direct presentation, including a new Yoshi game from the makers of Kirby's Epic Yarn, an RPG collaboration with Atlas, and a new title from the makers of Xenoblade.


"HOLY SHIT! This is the crossover I never knew I wanted. Wii U boughtened."

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Fire Emblem blue 3DS bundle announced for the US

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 11, 2013 1:45pm PST

Nintendo of America doesn't always bring special edition systems to America. However, they've decided that Fire Emblem Awakening is deserving of one.


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Fire Emblem: Awakening getting demo, DLC detailed

By Steve Watts, Jan 10, 2013 7:45am PST

Fire Emblem: Awakening is coming February 4, and Nintendo has detailed a demo, downloadable content plans, SpotPass and StreetPass features.


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Fire Emblem: Awakening video explains relationships

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 14, 2012 4:15pm PST

Nintendo has released a new introductory video for Fire Emblem: Awakening, explaining how the relationship system works in the upcoming 3DS RPG.