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The original Fire Emblem comes west for the first time on Switch

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Fire Emblem Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light

A new Fire Emblem for Nintendo Switch is on the horizon - well, sort of new.

Properly, right here's a shock - Nintendo has introduced Hearth Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Gentle, the very first entry within the beloved strategy-RPG franchise starring Smash Bros. veterans Marth and Roy, will likely be launched within the West for the primary time this yr. Nintendo is getting fond of releasing games for only a limited time, and this is the latest one to exhibit that unfortunate restriction. It comes with an art book, a Nintendo Power collectible, a clear Game Pak replica with sleeve, a download copy of the game, a replica box, an instruction manual, and a map.

Choose from more than 50 playable characters and explore the origins of the strategic gameplay that defines the Fire Emblem series.

Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light will be released December 4 on Switch for $5.99 through the Nintendo Switch eShop.

Experience the legendary classic That kicked off the Fire Emblem series when it launches on Nintendo Switch with new features and its first English localization!

Fire Emblem Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light

Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light will also allow players to fast forward both player and enemy actions, in order to skip things up a bit, while also having now the ability to create and load bookmarks; a nice chage that will help players cope with some of the game's dated mechanics. But now, Nintendo has chose to fix that mistake in a way only they do...by bringing the entire original game to the United States in its entirety and in English for the first time.

An 8-bit game previously exclusively for Japanese NES will be released in the USA and Europe on December 4th at the Nintendo Switch eShop.

In addition, Fire Emblem 30th Anniversary Edition will be available through select retailers at a suggested price of $49.99.

In 1990 writer and designer Shōzō Kaga came up with something called Fire Emblem: Ankoku Ryū to Hikari no Tsurugi. Your best bet is to head over to the game's page on the Nintendo website on December 4.

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