After the recent success of Fire Emblem on 3DS, and the plethora of Fire Emblem characters in Smash Bros., it's easy to forget that the franchise nearly never came to America.

You can check out the newest video from Did You Know Gaming below that looks at the history of the series, before and after it found its audience in America, and also details from of games' assorted localization changes.

You can check out other videos from the Did You Know Gaming channel covering Donkey Kong, Killer Instinct, Rayman, Mass Effect, Dragon Quest, Castlevania, Zelda, Final Fight, Doom, Dragon Ball Z, Super Smash Bros., Team Fortress 2, Harvest Moon, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, the history of the GameCube, Nintendo 64, the DS, the PlayStation, and two covering the Game Boy by hitting the links.

[Source: Did You Know Gaming]