Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & The Blade Of Light – Set To Release On Switch This December 4th

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Experience the first ever entry into the world of Fire Emblem as Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & The Blade Of Light is set to release this December 4th on the Nintendo Switch

Originally released back in 1990 for the Super Famicom, Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & The Blade Of Light is a tactical RPG game that tells the tale of a continent known as Archanea which gets invaded by the Dolhr Empire, led by the Shadow Dragon Medeus. Being released on the Nintendo Switch will also mark the first time that the game has ever been released westside.

However, be warned that the Nintendo Switch version of Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & The Blade Of Light will only be available for a limited time on the Nintendo eShop, where it will be priced at $5.99 this will run until March 31st, 2021. This announcement comes as part of the Fire Emblem series’ 30th anniversary

To go alongside this release, a new “Fire Emblem 30th Anniversary Edition” has also been announced too.


Nostalgic, stylized physical NES box
– Replica NES Game Pak art piece with a protective sleeve
– Colourful, 222-page Legacy of Archanea deluxe hardbound art book
– Game download code
– NES instruction manual, newly localized from the original Famicom release
– Fold-out world map
– Mini Nintendo Power retro collectible.

Play the Famicom classic that started the Fire Emblem™ legacy—localized for the first time

Meet Marth and recruit some of the most beloved Fire Emblem characters in their 8-bit glory as you play through all 25 chapters of this classic Famicom tactical role-playing game, localized and released for the first time in North America—for a limited time.


Choose from over 50 playable characters and discover the roots of the strategic gameplay that defines the Fire Emblem series.

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.

Make a mistake or lose a favorite unit? New features like save states and rewind let you tailor the challenge to your playstyle!

SOURCE: Nintendo

Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & The Blade Of Light will be available from December 4th until March 31st, 2021 on the Nintendo Switch

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