Nintendo Announces Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia for 3DS

A brand new Fire Emblem based on a 1992 Japanese Classic will come to 3DS, alongside new Fire Emblem amiibo.

on January 18, 2017 5:13 PM

Announced on Nintendo’s Fire Emblem Direct on January 18, the Nintendo 3DS will be getting Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia on May 19, 2017. Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia is inspired by the exclusive Japanese title, Fire Emblem Gaiden from 1992.

Shadows of Valentia will feature dual-protagonists, Alm and Celicia in the war over the contintent Valentia. Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia is substantially different then other Fire Emblem games, featuring free-roaming, dungeons and flexible character progression.

Along with the game, Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia will also get two amiibo — Alm and Celicia as seen below. As mentioned above, Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia and the accompanying amiibo will launch on May 19, 2017. Check out the announcement trailer below (courtesy of GameXplain), alongside a photos of the box art, amiibo, and art assets:

Fire Emblem amiibo

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