Fire Emblem 3DS' incredible Japanese box art

#1 Edited by evanbower (1210 posts) -

I mean, just look at that! Is there any chance that Nintendo of America will bring that over as unchanged as possible? Or should I just expect the main character posing in front of an all white background?

#2 Posted by OllyOxenFree (4970 posts) -
@evanbower said:

Is there any chance that Nintendo of America will bring that other as unchanged as possible?

Hell no.
#3 Edited by beard_of_zeus (1672 posts) -

Man, that's pretty awesome. I think the one thing I would change is not having the game title in that black, rectangular box.
 
@OllyOxenFree said:

@evanbower said:

Is there any chance that Nintendo of America will bring that other as unchanged as possible?

Hell no.
What he said. There's a long history of great Japanese box art being not as awesome for stateside releases.
#4 Posted by Encephalon (1240 posts) -

Nice. Best half-cape since Assassin's Creed 2.

#5 Posted by Deusx (1903 posts) -

Expect all of that but now with more iron sights and lens flare.

#6 Posted by Red (5994 posts) -

That's pretty good. FE:A is pretty much my only reason for buying a 3DS, but I still find myself compelled to buy one.

#7 Posted by NegativeCero (2976 posts) -

No shot. I'm just happy they're localizing this. I will buy a 3DS for this game.

#8 Posted by evanbower (1210 posts) -

@Deusx said:

Expect all of that but now with more iron sights and lens flare.

Hah.. you know what, I might have been sold on just the lens flare.

#9 Posted by evanbower (1210 posts) -

@OllyOxenFree: @beard_of_zeus: @NegativeCero: Well, we did it guys. Against all the odds, this is indeed the North American box-art.

#10 Posted by Rave (370 posts) -

Yeah I was just going to say I work in a print shop and we printed a bunch of ads for this tonight, and it is indeed the box art for North America

#11 Posted by beard_of_zeus (1672 posts) -
@evanbower

@OllyOxenFree: @beard_of_zeus: @NegativeCero: Well, we did it guys. Against all the odds, this is indeed the North American box-art.

I'm as surprised as you are! Man, this comes out in less than a month. Super excited!
#12 Posted by Nikoran (165 posts) -

@beard_of_zeus: does it come out in europe at the same time?

#13 Posted by Ducksworth (659 posts) -

@Nikoran said:

@beard_of_zeus: does it come out in europe at the same time?

Sometime in April I believe.

#14 Posted by JackSukeru (5906 posts) -

@evanbower said:

@OllyOxenFree: @beard_of_zeus: @NegativeCero: Well, we did it guys. Against all the odds, this is indeed the North American box-art.

Awesome, I was a really big fan of that art and was worried that they were going to ruin it.

#15 Posted by OllyOxenFree (4970 posts) -

@OllyOxenFree said:

@evanbower said:

Is there any chance that Nintendo of America will bring that other as unchanged as possible?

Hell no.

Hell yes.

#16 Posted by beard_of_zeus (1672 posts) -

@Ducksworth said:

@Nikoran said:

@beard_of_zeus: does it come out in europe at the same time?

Sometime in April I believe.

Sorry, European friends! I keep forgetting that the world is dumb and everything is region locked and nothing ever comes out anywhere at the same time...grrrr....

I'm glad someone knew the answer to your question though.

#17 Posted by TooWalrus (13139 posts) -

That is really great.

#18 Posted by AlexW00d (6189 posts) -

I'll be honest I expected it to be pretty shite when I saw the thread title, but I am pleasantly surprised. Never gonna play the game though :/

#19 Posted by Hunter5024 (5551 posts) -

Normally box art is only changed because it's not actiony enough, this has a a whole bunch of armed dudes diving at some unseen foe, of course they kept it.

#20 Posted by SirOptimusPrime (1958 posts) -

I was half-expecting an Ico-esque tragedy on this one. Awesome that this is coming over like that, since I'm pretty sure that's another excuse for a 3DS.

#21 Posted by Colourful_Hippie (4331 posts) -

@AlexW00d said:

I'll be honest I expected it to be pretty shite when I saw the thread title, but I am pleasantly surprised. Never gonna play the game though.

#22 Posted by RobotHamster (4171 posts) -

@Rave said:

Yeah I was just going to say I work in a print shop and we printed a bunch of ads for this tonight, and it is indeed the box art for North America

Good to know that it's staying the same but my first thought when I read this was the kid who used to say his dad would work at nintendo and he knew some secret or cheat in pokemon or something haha

#23 Posted by Rave (370 posts) -
@RobotHamster Haha sorry wasn't trying to make it sound like that at all. Was just saying money is obviously being spent promoting that box art in North America. I wish we got original box art all the time. The japenese covers usually appeal much more to me.
#24 Posted by ArbitraryWater (11491 posts) -

Now all I need is a 3DS, and an additional $40 to purchase a copy. Then I'm... good?

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#25 Posted by RobotHamster (4171 posts) -

@Rave: It's cool haha didn't think that what you were going for but yea I agree more often than not I prefer the japanese box art.

#26 Posted by FancySoapsMan (5808 posts) -

while this is currently one of my most anticipated games, I have to say I don't find the box art all that impressive.

to each their own though.

#27 Posted by ReyGitano (2467 posts) -

Well, it's better than the Shadow Dragon Box Art, that's for sure.

#28 Posted by Farbelowaverage (47 posts) -

Hopefully this means that they'll keep the cartridge art, too. The picture of Chrom in pixel form in that stance looked pretty cool.

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