SourceGaming’s Series Analysis of Fire Emblem

I dedicate today’s post for Fire Emblem fans (both old and new) who are curious about just how well the series actually sells! It is a point often debated (especially over in the realm of Super Smash Brothers and people arguing about one side or another), so this may shed some light on the issue.

SourceGaming has done an in-depth article on the matter, delving into the series’ sales history in Japan, with estimates for western sales, and finally what it may mean for the series’ future. Please go here to read this wonderful article!

Let them know what you think! And if you want, let me know what you think below too. : )

Fire Emblem Fates Localization: Beruka x Saizou C Support Change (Major)

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This is part of Fire Emblem Fates localization comparison posts! I discuss anything from major to minor changes here as I play through the game. Today, we look at a .support conversation between Beruka (Belka) and Saizo (Saizou).

This is a rather interesting change.

Please note that this post is purely informative and may share some opinion, but this does not mean the change is necessarily good or bad. A change is just a change that is being looked into, and you can be the judge of whether you like it or not!

It is all just for fun and curiosity for me. : )

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Fire Emblem Fates Localization: Ch. 1 Elise’s “Technical” Age Comparison (Minor/Major?)

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This post is part of a series of Fire Emblem Fates localization comparison posts! I discuss anything from major to minor changes here as I play through the game. Today, we look at a scene from Chapter of the gamewhich has been spreading around as sort of a meme.

Please note that this post is purely informative and may share some opinion, but this does not mean the change is necessarily good or bad. A change is just a change that is being looked into, and you can be the judge of whether you like it or not!

It is all just for fun and curiosity for me. : )

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Fire Emblem Fates Localization: Conquest Ch. 8 Flora / Jakob Dialogue Addition (Minor Change)

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This is the first in my series of Fire Emblem Fates localization comparison posts! I discuss anything from major to minor changes here as I play through the game. Today, we look at a scene from Chapter 8 in Conquest. There are minor plot spoilers, so please be wary as you go forward.

Please note that this post is purely informative and may share some opinion, but this does not mean the change is necessarily good or bad. A change is just a change that is being looked into, and you can be the judge of whether you like it or not!

It is all just for fun and curiosity for me. : )

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Fates released! + Fire Emblem If 4Koma Kings Announced for Feb. 25th

Fire Emblem Fates released today in North America. I do hope they make an announcement for my friends in Europe soon… I am compiling things to compare over on serenesforest.net, and will soon start posting them rather regularly.

In other news, the game is also receiving a 4Koma book in Japan, titled: Fire Emblem If 4Koma Kings Sound familiar? That’s because there was a Fire Emblem Awakening 4Koma Kings that I translated in its entirety. It releases on February 25th, just a few days away!

This will differ slightly from the Fire Emblem if 4Koma Character Book as it will likely focus on random situations rather than per character.

I have already pre-ordered the book with the intention to translate the entire thing. This will make my third 4Koma project, so I do hope you look forward to it!

I do all the scanning/editing/translation by myself, and for free. But I do appreciate any and all donations people make to help keep the project going! If you’re feeling up to donating, and this link doesn’t work, then please click the button right over there on the right side of the page! : )

 

Fire Emblem Fates: Developer Interview (2/16) via USGamer

Since I have a lot of Fire Emblem followers, I thought to make today’s post about an interesting interview done by USGamer on some of the staff (including writer Shin Kibayashi and director Kouhei Maeda).

A brief synopsis from the website itself gives an idea of what its about:

Fire Emblem’s developers speak on the process of developing two different games at once, the characters they had their protagonist marry, and what the series needs to continue its recent success.

You can read the interview in full here.

Some fun small things in there! The game releases tomorrow, and many fans (including myself) already have access to the text found within the game to begin compiling support conversations and making Japanese/English comparisons. : )

Enjoy!

Fire Emblem Fates: Soleil’s Localized Support Conversation (FULL)

Today, someone on youtube managed to get the English version of Fire Emblem Fates early and load a Japanese save file onto it in order to view Soleil’s support conversation as it was officially localized. I then transcribed the entire thing by watching the video above. Find the transcript below! I will do a detailed comparison later on, but I do leave some notes at the bottom.

As you may know, the original Japanese dialogue was controversial due to misinterpretations and a bit of a media frenzy. You can read all about that here. Her original support conversation in Japanese (translated ) can be viewed here.

As you can imagine, the process of transcribing this took some time (and passion!), so if you are feeling generous, then…Please donate! It helps fund future projects!

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