This Was What Supporting Awakening and Fates Has Brought Us

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I was gonna use an Awakening and Fates picture but this artwork by this women was boss, so I used this instead

How did it feel to learn about a franchise from a 4 player free for all for friends?

How does it feel to support a franchise that managed to get progressively under the skin of its newcomers?

How did it feel when Awakening was intended to be the last in the series?

How does it feel today, January 19, 2017?

Well, let’s answer the questions.

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Absolutely Logical Predictions For The Fire Emblem Nintendo Direct

fire-emblemThe Fire Emblem Direct is tomorrow. At 5PM EST. Focused on upcoming Fire Emblem titles.

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Ok, shrieking aside, this is a pretty important direct, since it’s expected to showcase some stuff for the future. I can’t exactly know what they will share with the public, but I can guess.

But I’m actually saving my hopes for the end. Now think of this post like the Kickstarter model, but convert the money into time. That’s what I’m doing — however lengthy the direct is, that’s what will be revealed. The shortest direct of an individual game is 6 minutes (The Pokemon Sun and Moon reveal direct), the absolute longest is 39 minutes (Super Smash Bros direct April 2014). Ignoring that Smash is a crossover though, the longest non-crossover was Bayonetta 2 at 30 minutes.

So ascribing to this model, what could possibly be announced in this span of time?

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Fire Emblem Direct Scheduled on January 18

FE 22In 2007 at this time, Fire Emblem Radiant Dawn would be released in Japan a month later, and would go on to be the worst selling Fire Emblem in the franchise there and worldwide.

In 2017, on this day, we got the announcement that Fire Emblem Warriors will be a game, and Fire Emblem would be getting a Nintendo Direct.

Seriously, there’s no way any die-hard FE fan could’ve expected the limelight to be this bright back then, and no chance once the second DS iteration of the game was passed over for localization in 2010-2012.

Now, look where we’re at now.

Anyways, will attempt to make a prediction soon, but it’s clear the Fire Emblem mobile and Warriors will be a thing. What else will be in direct? How long is it? Whatever the case is, I’m super excited.

The Fire Emblem Direct will take place on Wednesday, 5PM EST