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Why is this series keep getting second chances despite it having the worst selling Nintendo games under the belt, while other series that are as popular or even more (Golden Sun, Rhythm Heaven, Starfy, Famicom Wars, Puzzle League, etc.) get culled at the slight dip of sales?
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>>519582115
Camelot said they didn't want to make any more Golden Sun games because RPGs are too much work
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>>519582115
Every FE title of the last 10 years has vastly outsold the best selling Advanced Wars games
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>>519582115
>Why is this series keep getting second chances despite it having the worst selling Nintendo games under the belt
The thing with Fire Emblem is that while Fire Emblem is a Nintendo franchise, more specifically it's an Intelligent Systems franchise.
So compared to Nintendo franchises Fire Emblem might not have been all that hot, but as far as Intelligent Systems is concerned it's unironically their flagship franchise.
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>>519582115
Sales are good enough for games that don't seem to need enormous budgets and they add variety to Nintendo's library.
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>>519582115
>worst selling Nintendo game
Citation needed.
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>>519582115
But the new FE games have Zelda-tier sales
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>>519582115
FE has sold better than any of those, as well as Star Fox and maybe even Pikmin and Metroid at this point. Stop letting your hate boner speak.
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>>519582545
Yeah but only after Awakening. Before that FE was a laughing stock
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>>519582635
Because it never was marketed properly and only had like, what, 6 games in the west?
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Awakening was a hit and sold more than most other games in the series.
Fates was the most successful FE game ever when it got released.

And Three Houses ended up selling even more than Fates putting it on one level with franchises like Donkey Kong and above Metroid and Kirby.
Fire Emblem is only getting more popular with each new release.
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>>519582635
Before Awakening FE was an afterthought with no marketing. The marketing blitz for Awakening was really something and not enough people give it credit for helping the series get where it is.
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FE's profitable because it doesn't need too much of a dev budget so even if it has low sales, it will always at least break even. Plus FEH is still a moneymaker.
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>>519582635
>Laughing stock
Source on people laughing? Or are you just making that up?
ID released most of their game on consoles that were already outdated.
Plus most of them didn't release outside Japan. Fuck just a year ago we finally got a Thracia translation.
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Fire Emblem was always a name in Japan for some people but the series pretty much got ignored by western Nintendo due to believing FE being too japanese/anime.

When Awakening hit at a time where people got to like the 3DS the popularity exploded and the series got global attention
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>>519582870
The game that almost killed the franchise (Shadow Dragon remake) was released when the DS was still popular
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>>519583089
And now its a valuable collectors item people pay lots of money for

No marketing really hurt the game
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>>519582115
Even back then, it was always the best selling IP Intelligent Systems owns themselves (rather than something like Paper Mario where Nintendo clearly has a greater ownership over it and requires more cumbersome back-and-forth communications for its development) It's like HAL Laboratory's Kirby, and Monolith Soft's Xenoblade. Most other games you mentioned are stuff they don't really have anything to do with, aside from Advance Wars and Puzzle League, but Fire Emblem still retained stronger results and interests than those, especially in Japan.
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Fire Emblem Three Houses is the best selling SPRG of all time.
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Is Lunatic difficulty retardedly hard??
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>>519582731
Fire Emblem is Metroid tier.
Both are far below Donkey Kong and Kirby.
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>>519584386
Frozen Dong sold 2 million on Switch
So did FE Three Houses

Metroid Prime Trilogy didn't even sell 1 million
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>>519582115
Fire Emblem Heroes is one of Nintendo’s most profitable games.
It was very cheap to make and yet it still prints money because hikikomori are willing to spend thousands of dollars to buy anime_girl_in_bikini.png.
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>>519584479
Dong sold over 4 million (2 million on the Wii U + 2 million on the Switch)

The problem with Tropical Freeze is that it was released in a console that completely flopped, and by the time it came out on the Switch it wasn’t so hot anymore.

Metroid Prime sold well over 2 Million, so it’s around Fire Emblem numbers.
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>>519585113
>dkniggers making excuses
no one cares about this meme series anymore
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>>519585113
Yeah you need to take those 4 million with a grain of salt because everyone who was Nintendofag enough to buy a fucking Wii U is also Nintendofag enough to buy the game again on the next console
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>>519582115
>Rhythm Heaven
That's not dead is it?
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Fuck
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>>519583089
>The game that almost killed the franchise (Shadow Dragon remake) was released when the DS was still popular
SD did not almost kill the franchise, it was made partly to recuperate the economic catastrophe of the Tellius games.
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>>519585223
DKC1 sold 9.3 million
DKC2 sold 4.3 million
DKC3 sold 3.5 million
DKR sold 6.5 million
TF sold 4.2 million

Tropical Freeze will likely surpass DKC2 soon. Far from nobody caring about the franchise.

Fire Emblem always sold less than 1 mil. I think only broke that threshold with Awakening. Fates and Three Houses reached the 2 mil mark.

As for Metroid, the original NES game and the first Prime game also sold well over 2 million. Contrary to popular belief, nobody ever gave a shit about Super. The rest of the series is stuck in that 1mil - 2mil mark. Clearly far behind Donkey Kong, but definitely more relevant that Fire Emblem.
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>>519587226
>posts games from 20 years ago and combined sales on two different platforms
desperate
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>>519582115
The series has only improved in Sales since Awakening. The fuck are you on about?
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>>519587226
>The rest of the series is stuck in that 1mil - 2mil mark. Clearly far behind Donkey Kong, but definitely more relevant that Fire Emblem
By your own measure, no Metroid game since the GC has outsold the modern FE games.
The logic here doesn't add up.
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JRPGs make for a very lucrative business in Japan so it only natural for Nintendo to want to get in on it
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>>519582115
fire emblem has gacha whales who generate ungodly amounts of revenue for nintendo. other series don't.
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De
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>>519582115
>keep getting second chances
It got A second chance.
One.
Intelligent Systems owns FE with Nintendo and it's their best selling homegrown IP so of course they're gonna try and keep it alive. Everything else they've made is either Nintendo's sole IP (Paper Mario, Warioware, etc.), doesn't have mass appeal (Panel de Pon, Pushmo, etc.) or sold even worse (Wars).
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>>519590046
>PdP
>No mass appeal
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because my wife Lucina brought it back from the dead
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>>519590245
If there was, the last main one wouldn't have come out over a decade ago.
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>>519582191
Does camelot even make games anymore?
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>>519592476
They make Mario Sports titles.
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>>519584205
Depends on the game, but it's usually pretty tough, yes. If you're playing 3H you can save it for a NG+ if you're nervous.
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>>519587794
Metroid had 3 highly acclaimed games for the GC/Wii. After that, it had only one big budget title with mediocre sales, but still not enough to tarnish the brand forever.
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>>519590690
Based Ruki
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>>519594824

I want her to cry on my shoulder and tell me about all of her problems and sufferings while I pet her head and hold her
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>>519590690
I wonder what she thinks of her fathers morale boosting poster?



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