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Masahiro Sakurai’s announcement of Robin and Lucina has spurred curious 3DS owners to pick up Fire Emblem Awakening on the eShop this past week. The standout game had been absent from the charts recently, but with Awakening’s characters being announced in Smash Bros. for Wii U/3DS, it seems 3DS owners wanted to learn more about the characters. The reveal trailer for Lucina and Robin was also the number video watched on the 3DS eShop. Get the full charts below.
The un-official Fighting Hype Man Maximilian Dood breaks down Raiden from Mortal Kombat X. Check out all the action below.
Following Dragon Age Inquisition being delayed, EA has also delayed Battlefield Hardline to early 2015. EA and Vsceral Games issued a statement below.
TIME has written a ‘non-flamebait’ article on why the latest system update that allows your Wii U to transfer data to another Wii U doesn’t ‘go far enough.’ Check out the article here, then come back to PE to discuss.
Boss Key Productions owner Cliff Bleszinski has given his opinion of the spectacle that is E3. The outspoken developer thinks the big show as “largely a waste of money.” He also feels the big shows with all the lights and glamor will “die eventually.”
Microsoft has released its fourth quarter Fiscal Year 2014 results (April 1st to June 30th). Get the highlights of the report below.
Persona Q Shadow of the Labyrinth has a solid release date for North America. The Atlus RPG will launch on November 25th, 2014. No European release date is known at the time. Check out the opening movie from the game below.
The official Dragon Age site has confirmed that Dragon Age Inquisition has been delayed on all formats to November 18th, 2014. The original release was set for early October, but the team needs just a bit more time to fine tune things. Get the full details on DragonAge.com
It looks like Europe will be getting retail copies of Freedom Wars after all. PlayStation Europe Blog’s Fred Dutton has stated that SCEE will listen to their fans and sell the game both digitally and physically on release. Check out the official statement below.
Sony has just released the latest PS4 firmware, updating the system to 1.74. The update is available in all regions and will take around 60 sections to download and install. “System software stability during use of some features has been improved.” Maybe the next update will ad some better features PS4 fans have been waiting for. Nintendo just released their latest update as well. Via: Dualshockers
The chief technical director for Square Enix’s Luminous Engine has left Square Enix. It appears that he will be going to another gaming company, but no further details were provided. A friend of Hashimoto’s made the announcement on Facebook. More details and information can be found on Enixorigin. Thanks FalconLawnch for the tip!
iYakku has uploaded the English subs of Xenoblade Chronicles X’s opening sequence. Check it out below.
Nintendo has a brand new survey they are asking gamers to fill out. It goes over a broad range of topics from: Nintendo’s E3, Amiibo, purchase intent, most interesting titles, and more. Surveys like this can shape what Nintendo does in the future, so you might want to fill it out here. Via: Twinfiite
Bayonetta 2 and Hyrule Warriors will be getting official hardcover guides via Amazon. Prima is promising “High quality paper and unique cover treatments for collectibility”. In addition to “an extensive behinds the scenes section, giving a closer look at the art behind Hyrule Warriors.” Plus details on how to unlock a variety of characters and weapons.
Assassin’s Creed Unity Creative Director Alex Amancio walks us through the features of the all new Anvil engine and highlights some of the technology he and the rest of the development team used to make Assassin’s Creed Unity a true next gen experience. You’ll learn about everything from character movement to lighting to the AI and animations that make the massive crowds possible in the streets of Paris.
Koei Tecmo unloaded the mortherload of new characters today. Sheik, Darunia, and Princess Ruto have all been confirmed for Hyrule Warriors. New information on each character will be revealed in Famitsu this week. You can also check out the latest Power Glove trailer for Link! Source: Famitsu
Nintendo’s E3 Boosts Purchase Intent Among Core Gamers, 86% of Wii U Owners Intend to buy Zelda Wii U
Games Industry Biz recently polled 1,000 core gamers, and it reveals Nintendo’s E3 did wonders for the firm. Purchase intent for the Wii U has increased by 50%, while 86% of the consumers polled said they plan on buying The Legend of Zelda Wii U. More details can be found here. Via: GoNintendo
On this episode of The SSBS we discuss Little Mac’s moveset, details on why Chrom is not playable and Lucina/Robin are, and why Sakurai trolls us. PLUS, the SEXY matchup of the week! Subscribe to PE Nintendo for more awesome content.
Square Enix has uploaded a brand new trailer for Dragon Quest X on the Nintendo 3DS. Check it out below (and let’s keep the ‘I hope it comes to the west’ to a minimum please, we all want this game to come over and everyone has heard it a million times.)