Conducted by Nintendo Dream to commemorate the game’s 1st anniversary in Japan, this interview was one of the first to touch on how Awakening helped to save the series from dire straits.
Yes, we can rest easy now, but, during development, we were faced with a rather grim situation: “If this game doesn’t sell well, the FE series is probably over.”
There’s also a lot of insight into how the game’s DLC was developed, including some amusing commentary about the controversial censored swimsuit Tharja CG in the North American version.
But it actually had to do with the rating systems. So in North America, they chose to hide part of Tharja’s swimsuit.
But in their efforts to conceal it, we heard it ended up being taken as even more suggestive…