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Three Houses: E3 2018 Trailer Analysis

After a year and a half of waiting, Nintendo finally removed the curtains from their Switch Fire Emblem title, now officially known as Fire Emblem: Three Houses, during their E3 2018 Nintendo Direct

It’s been almost that long since I last dusted off my magnifying glass, so without further ado, here’s my analysis of the reveal trailer plus other promotional materials!

First things first, over in Japan, the game is instead known as Fire Emblem Fūkasetsugetsu, which can be read as Fire Emblem Four Seasons, but it means a whole lot more than that.

The subtitle is poetic and evokes the wonders of the four seasons: the winds of Summer, flowers of Spring, snows of Winter and the moon of Autumn. It also has romantic allusions and can refer to a love affair.

Either way, it seems like the three houses–presumably noble houses or even individual nations–will be very important. Perhaps romance will also play a key role, similar to Genealogy of the Holy War?

Speaking of nations, the very first thing we’re shown is the game’s world map. This map is reminiscent of previous Fire Emblem maps, but does not appear to be a world we’ve seen before. Read more

Heroes: June & July Event Calendar + New Tap Battle!

We now have the newest schedule for Fire Emblem Heroes! Check out the latest June & July Event Calendar below:

The calendar gives us dates for many new upcoming banners and events. Most notably, a new Tempest Trials+ will be starting up this Saturday, followed immediately by Grand Conquests and Voting Gauntlet. We’ll also be getting new Special Heroes on 21 June and again on 10 July! You can also see a text breakdown of all events below.

Additionally, the newest Tap Battle also starts today! Check out Tap Battle: Illusory Dungeon – Legendary Heroes in the Events menu. Aside from playing the various levels, Daily Quests are also starting up today. Another series of quests will be available starting on 14 June.

This Legendary Heroes Tap Battle will be available a full month, ending on 11 July. Both sets of quests will end on 25 June.

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Heroes: May & June Event Calendar!

The previous calendar has now run its course, but Fire Emblem Heroes was kind enough to share the next May & June Event Calendar with us! Check it out here:

UPDATE: Heroes updated this calendar on 14 May to correct one of the banner titles. The calendar above, and the text listing below, have since been updated to reflect the correction.

The calendar gives us dates and hints towards a bunch of upcoming banners and events. Most interestingly, a new set of Special Heroes will be releasing on 21 May! It was around this time last year that we got the first Bridal Blessings summoning event, so these new heroes may be similar. Perhaps we’ll finally get matching grooms?

We also have many large events coming up, including a new Tap Battle on Monday, Tempest Trials+ starting on the 25th, and more. Additionally, some events hint at other happenings, like the “New Power” banner that starts on 10 June, which may indicate another Weapon Refinery update before then.

Scroll further down for a full text breakdown of all upcoming events and banners. It’s going to be an exciting next month in Heroes!

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Heroes: April & May Event Calendar!

The April & May Event Calendar is now live for Fire Emblem Heroes! Check it out:

Most notably, the calendar includes a few new things. First up are the April and May Special Orb Promos. Feh first introduced these special deals in the recent Feh Channel. April’s promo includes 6,000 Hero Feathers and 21 Orbs for $9.99/€10.99 and is available starting today! Each promo is available for a couple weeks.

Additionally, Heroes will be celebrating Golden Week from 27 April through 14 May. Golden Week is a series of public holidays in Japan that is a popular time for vacations and other celebrations. Many gacha games, like Heroes, have special promotions during this time.

Last year’s Golden Week celebrations fell right after the first ever Feh Channel and included the first Hero Fest as well as the Omikuji fortune-telling game. The calendar doesn’t give any details on what this year’s celebration includes, so we’ll just have to wait and see!

Furthermore, the calendar lists two sets of New Heroes, one later this month on the 24th and another starting 10 May. It also gives us the date for the next Legendary Hero banner and other upcoming events and quests. Scroll on below for a full text breakdown.

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