Fire Emblem Fates receives Famitsu 9/9/9/9 score


Fire Emblem Fates (known as Fire Emblem if in Japan) has received a 9/9/9/9 rating by Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu. This is the same review score the previous game Fire Emblem: Awakening received.

For those who are unaware, Famitsu has four different reviewers who rate a game out of 10. To receive all 9’s (36/40) is an incredibly good score.

The game releases in Japan next Thursday on June 25th. Look forward to more news and commentary on it from The Tanooki!

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Square Enix and Disney Interactive herald Kingdom Hearts III

Pulling all the stops at this year’s E3 event, Square Enix delighted the gaming world yet again, this time with the announcement of Kingdom Hearts III. One notable feature sure to get Disney fans pumped is the new Tangled world waiting to be explored. As a bonus treat, the game will be available on both the PS4 and Xbox One, a first for the franchise. There is no release date quite yet, as the game is apparently still in development.

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World of Final Fantasy will let players wrangle and raise classic critters

Square Enix puts a fresh spin on the Final Fantasy saga with the unveiling of World of Final Fantasy, an (unsurprisingly) RPG-style offering that gives gamers the task of collecting, raising, and battling the many creatures that populate the FF universe. The game will be available on the Playstation 4 and PS Vita in 2016.

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Special Shigeru Miyamoto Mii being distributed via SpotPass

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A special Mii of Shigeru Miyamoto is being distributed to Nintendo 3DS systems via SpotPass.

Simply connect to the internet at some point today to receive it. He wears a Mario hat and red outfit this time.

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Fire Emblem Fates may be sold as two versions in North America and Europe


Nintendo has stated “two versions” Fire Emblem Fates in their press release. They are to be named Birthright & Conquest.

In Japan, the game is releasing in two versions, the White Night Kingdom (formerly assumed Hoshido) and Black Night Kingdom (formerly assumed Nohr). So it is likely North America and Europe will be seeing a similar set up.

Birthright is likely the Hoshido version, and Conquest the Nohr version.


Project X Zone 2 “Battle across dimensions” E3 2015 Trailer

Bandai Namco released a new trailer for Project X Zone 2.

The game is a massive cross over between Capcom, Sega, and Bandai Namco franchises. It is expected to come out in the west this fall.

STAR OCEAN: Integrity and Faithlessness coming to the west


The latest in the STAR OCEAN series of video games is coming to the west. STAR OCEAN: Integrity and Faithlessness is a sci-fi RPG developed by tri-Ace and features Akira Yasuda (of Street Fighter fame) as character designer.

The game will be exclusive to PlayStation 4 and arrive in 2016.

Head past the break for the full press release!

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Platinum Games revealed to be working with Nintendo on Star Fox: Zero


Nintendo revealed that Platinum Games helped co-develop the latest in the Star Fox series of games.

Star Fox: Zero will be released this holiday season.


Nintendo’s official E3 digital event full press release


Nintendo has sent out a press release regarding the digital event. It is a recap of the announcements that were shown during the presentation.

Head past the break for the full release!

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Nintendo Digital Event E3 2015 full presentation

Nintendo’s digital event has ended, and they have released the full video. You can review the video right here on The Tanooki.

Our team at E3 will continue to bring information during the Treehouse event throughout the week, so please check back often!