Nintendo news (Apr. 11): Mario Kart 8 Deluxe / Fire Emblem Echoes

Today’s Nintendo news: another trailer for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, but also…

  • Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

In a little over two weeks, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will be released on the Nintendo Switch. It’s by far the biggest Mario Kart to date, with over 40 playable characters, 48 tracks (including those released as DLC for Mario Kart 8), and more.

Today, Nintendo uploaded a new trailer for the game, showcasing all that content, but also the new features/content of this Nintendo Switch version: enriched Battle Mode, various playstyles (TV Mode, Tabletop Mode, Handheld Mode), and more.

Here’s the trailer:

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch) comes out on April 28th, worldwide.

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia

Yesterday, Nintendo uploaded a new commercial for Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, featuring some cutscenes, battles, some exploration.

Here it is:

And here’s another commercial, uploaded today:

Also, the game will be showcased in Famitsu magazine this week. There will be an 8 page article with new details (including Camus / Zeke), but also a recap of previously revealed information, and more. There will also be a retrospective of the Fire Emblem series.

Here’s the preview from Famitsu magazine:

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (3DS) comes out on April 20th in Japan, and May 19th in Europe.

Source: Famitsu



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