Nintendo news (May 16): Fire Emblem Echoes / Famitsu previews

Today’s Nintendo news: launch trailer and short video for Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, but also…

  • Famitsu previews
  • Australia
  • Nintendo NY

Fire Emlem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia

Here’s the European launch trailer for Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia on Nintendo 3DS:

And here’s a short video, with Celica’s monologue:

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (3DS) comes out on May 19th in Europe and North America.

Famitsu previews

This week, the following games from Nintendo will be featured in Famitsu magazine:

  • Ever Oasis (Nintendo 3DS, out on June 23rd in Europe and North America, July 13th in Japan), with various details about the game;
  • Hey! Pikmin (Nintendo 3DS, out on June 13th in Japan, and July 28th in Europe and North America), with details about the story, the Red and Rock Pikmin, the 8 areas, touch controls, and more.

The latest issue of Famitsu magazine will be released on Wednesday in Japan.


Today, Nintendo made a few announcements for Australia:

  • the Nintendo Switch Dock Set will be released on May 26th, almost a month before Europe. It will cost AU$129.95;
  • the new Super Smash Bros. amiibo (Cloud, Bayonetta, and Corrin) are now releasing on July 21st (instead of July 22nd as announced previously). They will cost AU$17.95 each;
  • Dr Kawashima’s Devilish Brain Training: Can you stay focused? (previously announced only for Europe) will be released on July 29th (one day after Europe). It will cost AU$49.95;

The Upcoming Releases page has been updated!

Source: Nintendo

Nintendo NY

Yesterday, Nintendo uploaded a video of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe launch event that was held a few weeks ago:


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