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Iwata Asks: Fire Emblem Fates

To tie in with the game’s release (in Japan), Nintendo graced us with an insightful Iwata Asks interview for Fire Emblem Fates–and in English, no less!


A few highlights from the interview:

Why Shin Kibayasha?

The developers admitted that while Awakening was extremely well-received, its story was not one of its strong points. To keep up with fans’ expectations, Shin Kibayasha–a famous manga author–was enlisted to help direct the game’s story.

Surviving the 25th Anniversary

This year, the Fire Emblem series celebrates its 25th Anniversary and the developers expressed their joy, while also reflecting on how Awakening was potentially the last game in the series, due to the series’s dwindling sales.

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