Fire Emblem Fates Fans Launch LGBT Related Petition for Dialogue with Nintendo

By   /   Aug 10, 2015

The LGBT community in Japan has released a petition for Nintendo and Fire Emblem Fates, demanding a dialogue with Nintendo and the creators of FEF (Intelligent Systems) regarding LGBT content in their games.

The Charged.com petition was partially translated from Frenchman Thomas James, who is working in game localization in Japan. According to him, the dialogue is not desired out of anger or accusation, but merely to give suggestion to improve any LGBT content in their games.

The petition and general awareness of LGBT content in videogames in Japan rose to a newer level with the release of Fire Emblem Fates. The game contains various characters who appear to be bi-curious, and there is a general presentation of non-heterosexual relationships.

The LGBT community apparently seems to want Nintendo to improve on the way such content is presented, and perhaps to encourage it more in mature games that would involve intimate relationships among in-game characters.

Nintendo of America was similarly asked in a petition to add homosexual relationships to their game Tomodachi Life. Nintendo initially pushed back the petition, but ultimately relented, apologizing and promising fans for addition of such content in the future.

Homosexuality and LGBT content has been in games for quite a while, but it has greatly grown apparent in recent years. BioWare is well-known for making titles which feature varying sexual orientations amongst their rich characters. Perhaps this petition is directed towards pushing Nintendo into delivering such LGBT content.

Featured Videos

Hot Right Now

AMD Ryzen CPU

The AMD Ryzen CPU Hits The Right Marks, Just Needs Right Price

The AMD Ryzen CPU was demoed recently and what a demo it was. AMD showed that the upcoming AMD...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Death Stranding leak

New Death Stranding Leak Revealed The Name Of Norman Reedus’ Character

Hideo Kojima rocked the internet with the reveal of Death Stranding trailer at The Game Awards...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Video Game Remasters

Untold Stories of Video Game Remasters – the Good, Bad, and Ugly

In today’s video, we discuss something subjective – are video game remasters good or bad? And...

by   /   Sep 9, 2016
Video Game Villains

Top 10 Invincible Video Game Villains Who Just Won’t Die, No Matter What

We all are accustomed with video game villains and the story usually concludes with the fall of...

by   /   Aug 18, 2016
Panasonic 3DO

Top-10 Retro Consoles You Never Knew Existed

Video gaming has come a long way! While we are well-acquainted with the likes of Xbox Scorpio and...

by   /   Aug 17, 2016
Load More