Whereas gamers throughout Europe/North America had been first launched to Marth as a fighter within the Tremendous Smash Bros. collection, the story of this daring and fearless prince really begins in Japan's first entry within the Hearth Emblem franchise, Hearth Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Gentle. Melee - and his journey to recover the divine sword Falchion, defeat the evil Shadow Dragon Medeus, and restore peace to the kingdom of Archanea, all through grid-based, tactical role-playing game combat.
Nintendo's long-running Fire Emblem franchise has been around since 1990 in Japan, but the series didn't make its way to the western world until 2004. Are you interested in seeing the original game in English for the first time?
Famicom classic Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & The Blade of Light is coming to the West with an English localization for the first time. Though this game was remade in 2008's Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon on the DS, this marks the first time the original version has been localized outside of Japan!
The game is priced at $ 5.99 and will only be available until March 31, 2021.
There is also a special Collector's Edition for dedicated Fire Emblem fans.
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.
When is Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & The Blade of Light launching? It contains a luxury art book, replica game box with an instruction booklet and map, replica game pak art piece with game sleeve and fire emblem: Shadow Dragon & Blade of Light digital game download, mini Nintendo Power collectible, and a collector's box.
See Marth's humble beginnings from a refugee in Talys to the hero of Archanea!
Pick the units and classes suited to the mission at hand and approach characters on the battlefield to forge relationships and even add to your army.
Will you make a mistake or lose a favourite unit?
So if you haven't had the chance to play the original can now enjoy it in its original state!