3DS Fire Emblem, Luigi’s Mansion Videos And Wii U Plans

Nintendo is opening up to the world of video and released some more footage for two upcoming games. You can see a character class clip for 3DS tactical RPG Fire Emblem: Awakening right here.

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There are around 40 classes in this game. As this clip just gives you a brief look at the graphical quality of the game and dozens of classes, we’ll list a recap of these types below:

Normal Classes:

  • Knight: High defense, weak to magic
  • Mounted knight: Horseback mobility with a lance
  • Archer: Ranged attack
  • Tactician: Wields a sword or tome for magic
  • Myrmidon: Hard to hit swordfighter
  • Cleric: Heals but can’t attack
  • Lord: Royal swordfighter (Marth from Super Smash Bros)
  • Mage: Magic attacks and good against armored units
  • Thief: Picks pesky locks
  • Pegasus knight: Flying horse but weak to magic
  • Wyvern rider: Flying dragon but weak to both magic and bows

Special Classes:

  • Manakete: Transforms into a dragon
  • Taguel: Transforms into a beast
  • Dancer: Inspires allies
  • Villager: Weak but capable in other fields

Advanced Classes:

  • Paladin knight: Horseback with good movement and resistance
  • Great knight: Horseback with a multitude of weapons
  • Trickster: Advanced thief
  • Falcon knight: Pegasus knight with sword or staff
  • Sage: Powerful magic caster
  • Assassin: Wields swords and bows
  • Griffon Rider: Advanced Wyvern rider
  • War Monk: Healer with an axe
  • Bow knight: Ranged horseback attacks
  • Dark flier: Pegasus knight with magical power
  • Valkyrie: Horseback dancer with magical power
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Another clip shows some multiplayer action for Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon on 3DS. In Hunter Mode, players can team up locally or online with up to 4 to clear the Scarescraper from pesky ghosts. Every player will need a cartridge to participate.

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Wii U

In the latest Nintendo Direct episode, the company also revealed their plans for the Wii U. There will be two Zelda installments, with the first being a high definition remake of the Gamecube’s Wind Waker. Mario will return in a new adventure and a karting game, both revealed at E3 this year.

Yarn Yoshi

Our favorite is the announcement of Yarn Yoshi, a game in style of Kirby’s Epic Yarn with the dinosaur as the main character. Other announcements include a new game from the creators of Xenoblade Chronicles and a crossover between Shin Megami Tensei and Fire Emblem.

On the technical side, 2 system updates coming in spring should reduce the Wii U’s loading times and add a Virtual Console for older Nintendo titles. Social functionalities will see Miiverse coming to smartphones.

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