Fire Emblem: Awakening Feedback

Now that the Fire Emblem: Awakening demo has been out for a few days, what are your thoughts?  Sometimes when a game is hyped as much as Awakening has, it seems to fall short of expectation.  Sadly, I have not had time to try it out myself, however I hope to by the end of the week. Hit the jump to see what Sean Madson of has observed.