Packaging of the Alm and Celica amiibos compatible with Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia
Missed the Fire Emblem Direct from earlier this afternoon? Watch the replay below for the latest updates of popular strategy based role-playing franchise that are coming to Nintendo consoles and mobile devices throughout this year and into 2018.
From last week’s Nintendo Switch event featuring a deeper look into the new system, Fire Emblem Direct expands one the title from the previous presentation along with a couple of other new titles on the Nintendo 3DS and mobile platforms.
Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia is a remake the 1992 Famicon (NES) classic, Fire Emblem Gaiden, which was only available in Japan. An upgraded experiences expands the gameplay element with improved dungeons and enemies. Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia will be available for the Nintendo 3DS on May 19th, 2017. An amiibo figure two-pack of Alm and Celica will also launch on the same day.
Fire Emblem Warriors brings the Fire Emblem franchise into a whole new world of combat akin to that of The Legend of Zelda series in Hyrule Warriors. Koei Tecmo is working on this title for both the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS consoles. Fire Emblem Warriors is slated for a fall 2017 release.
Roy from Fire Emblem: The Sealed Swordas he appears in Fire Emblem Heroes.
Fire Emblem Heroes is part of Nintendo’s expansion into the mobile world. The game is free to download and play, but will include in-app purchases. New characters Alfonse, Sharena, Veronica, and Anna join along familiar faces including Marth, Roy, Lyn, Lucina, Robin and Takumi. Fire Emblem Heroes is available on both the iOS devices through Apple’s App Store and Google Play Store for Android devices on February 2nd, 2017. An official web site is online with character information and details of availability by country.
Lastly, another Fire Emblem title is also coming exclusively to the Nintendo Switch and is expected to launch sometime in 2018.
Sources: Nintendo, YouTube, Fire Emblem Heroes