The primary-ever Fireplace Emblem recreation turns 30 this 12 months, and Nintendo is celebrating its anniversary by formally localizing it for Change. The corporate introduced that’s bringing the collection’ beforehand Famicom-only debut entry, Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light, is to Nintendo Change in English on December 4.
Along with full English textual content, Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Gentle will characteristic a couple of new facilities, together with a rewind characteristic that permits you to skip again to a earlier flip, in addition to the flexibility to fast-forward by way of animations. Nintendo has additionally added a save state operate to the sport. You may watch the announcement trailer for Fireplace Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Gentle beneath.
As the primary recreation within the collection, Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Gentle established the framework that future Fireplace Emblem video games would comply with. The sport options greater than 50 distinctive characters, who you may must tactically maneuver round a map to defeat opposing armies. It was additionally the primary title to characteristic the collection’ hallmark permadeath; if certainly one of your characters ought to fall throughout battle, they’re going to be gone completely.
Though that is the primary time the Famicom installment is being formally launched in English, this is not the primary probability Western gamers needed to play by way of Marth’s journey. Nintendo launched a full remake of the sport dubbed Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon for the unique DS again in 2009.
Fireplace Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Gentle launches digitally on the Change eShop on December 4. The sport will price $6 USD to buy. Nintendo can also be releasing a $50 USD collector’s version that comes with an assortment of bodily goodies on prime of the sport obtain, together with an NES instruction guide, an NES-style field and recreation pak artwork piece, and a 222-page artwork e book.
Very like Super Mario 3D All-Stars, nonetheless, Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Gentle won’t be a everlasting launch. Nintendo says the sport will solely be out there to buy till March 31, 2021.
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