I Need a Hero
When Nintendo first announced their partnership with mobile developer DeNA, Fire Emblem was one of the series that immediately jumped to mind as a fit for iOS and Android devices. Cue Fire Emblem Heroes, Nintendo’s third foray into the mobile market and a bite-sized version of the hardcore strategy-RPG series. Wrapped in a shell of free-to-play (F2P), Gacha-style mechanics based on the franchise’s likeable cast of warriors, Nintendo has succeeded in creating an entertaining game that is true to the spirit of Fire Emblem while being accessible for franchise rookies.
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The currently-untitled Fire Emblem 3DS received a new trailer in last Wednesday’s Nintendo Direct. But if you’re truly a hardcore Fire Emblem fanatic, that may not have been enough to tide you over. If that’s the case, check out this new batch of screenshots for the upcoming game, courtesy of Siliconera! Continue reading New Fire Emblem Screenshots Reveal Interesting Details
STEAM-POWERED GENRE BLENDER
Take XCOM and mix in some Valkyria Chronicles. Add a pinch of Gears of War, then throw in a host of references to classic American literature. Serve up the result with a comic book/steampunk aesthetic, and you have Code Name: S.T.E.A.M., the latest 3DS game from Intelligent Systems. Nintendo’s latest IP certainly draws inspiration from a great variety of sources, but does the result measure up to the sum of its parts? Continue reading Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. Review
Ever wondered what Abraham Lincoln’s voice sounded like? Wonder no more. Nintendo is here to answer that question.
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While a lot of Intelligent Systems’ Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. remains a mystery, the latest teaser secures Abraham Lincoln as an American force to be reckoned with. Continue reading New Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. Teaser Features Honest Abe
Looks like The Legend of Zelda won’t be the only Nintendo franchise to get the live concert treatment. Strategy RPG series Fire Emblem turns 25 this year, and in celebration, developer Intelligent Systems is holding an anniversary concert. Continue reading Fire Emblem 25th Anniversary Concert Announced