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Though I missed taking part in Overwatch's Halloween event, I was able to get a healthy (or maybe not) amount of time logged during the Winter Wonderland event last month. I had a ton of fun blasting my opponents with snowballs, so I've been anxiously awaiting word about when another special event would kick off. I and other Overwatch fans won't have to wait but a few more days, however, as Blizzard has teased the Year of the Rooster event celebrating the Chinese New Year.

We don't know exactly what Blizzard has in store for us, but they have provided a few teases. Head inside to find out more!

Nintendo has just revealed Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, an entirely new Fire Emblem game that is coming to Nintendo 3DS on May 19th, 2017. This new game was inspired by Fire Emblem Gaiden, the second entry in the Fire Emblem series, which is known for its unique gameplay and focus on exploration. Shadows of Valentia will be a reimagining of Fire Emblem Gaiden, but on a much larger scale, with larger dungeons, a larger overworld, and a more ambitious story.

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Update: Nintendo has now announced that the iOS version of Fire Emblem Heroes will launch on the same day as the Android version.

Original: During today's Fire Emblem Nintendo Direct, Nintendo finally showed off its next mobile game, Fire Emblem Heroes. Pre-registration for the game begins on January 19th, as it launches on Google Play on February 2, 2017, and it'll be releasing on iOS devices on a later date. Fire Emblem Heroes will be a tactical role-playing game, similar to the main entries of the Fire Emblem series, but with smaller maps and more streamlined combat, making the game at home on mobile devices.

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Hot off the heels from today's Fire Emblem Direct, viewers were given another look at the upcoming Fire Emblem Warriors. The extended trailer features Prince Chrom of Ylisse from Fire Emblem Awakening as he takes on an army of Plegian soldiers in traditional Dynasty Warriors-style combat.

The trailer confirms that the game will launch in Fall 2017, but you won't need to own the Nintendo Switch in order to play. Similar to the preceding Hyrule Warriors, Fire Emblem Warriors is releasing simultaneously on both the Switch and New Nintendo 3DS systems.

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Following last week's teaser for Fire Emblem Warriors at the Nintendo Switch conference, Nintendo announced that a Fire Emblem-dedicated Direct presentation would be broadcast on this day. The presentation kicks off in just a few short minutes, with fans of the series anticipating news regarding the new Dynasty Warriors spinoff, the announced Fire Emblem mobile game, and potentially more brand new reveals.

Pull up a seat and tune in to the livestream after the jump, and share your predictions and reactions with us in the comments!

Last week, Nintendo fully revealed the Nintendo Switch to the world, showing off all of the upcoming titles and features that gamers can expect from Nintendo's upcoming console. With preorders pretty much sold out everywhere, it's definitely going to be difficult grabbing a Nintendo Switch on day one if you haven't preordered already. To keep the hype train going, Nintendo has officially revealed its first TV commercial for the Nintendo Switch. The commercial shows a man in his 20's-early 30's catching a flight and demonstrating all the different ways you can play the console.

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Modding communities certainly like to do weird things with video games. It has not even been one week since its announcement, and Super Mario Odyssey's reveal trailer has already been reasonably accurately recreated within the confines of Liberty City in Grand Theft Auto IV. Okay, maybe accurate is the wrong word to use for what YouTuber CrowbCat has created, but it is definitely a pretty entertaining video to watch regardless of that fact.

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Elon Musk has long been considered to be a real life Tony Stark, being a billionaire who was created multiple successful businesses including SpaceX and Tesla Motors. Apparently the man is also an avid gamer, as, in a recent interview with Sam Altman, he professed his love for Overwatch and other games from Blizzard Entertainment. In addition to the praise for the multiplayer shooter, Musk and Altman discussed one modern gaming's biggest weaknesses: storytelling.

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A few days ago, Nintendo revealed Super Mario Odyssey, a new 3D Mario game that will be coming to the Nintendo Switch this holiday season.

We got a more detailed look at Super Mario Odyssey during Nintendo's Treehouse event on Friday. Shigeru Miyamoto, the legendary creator of the Mario franchise, made an appearance during this event, and he gave some interesting thoughts on Mario Odyssey.

Follow after the jump to see what he said!

The past two days have been absolutely crazy in the amount of Nintendo Switch news that has been released, including a metric ton of new games. During the Nintendo Switch event, over 30 games were confirmed to be coming to Nintendo's latest console, including first party exclusives and ports we never saw coming. Some of the expected highlights include Splatoon 2, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and Skyrim, but who could have guessed Farming Simulator or Rayman Legends would show up too?

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Nintendo revealed that Square Enix is working on a brand new turn-based RPG for The Switch in a trailer during last night's presentation. Not much was specifically mentioned other than its working title, Project Octopath Traveler, however the trailer itself presented some very gorgeous pixel art mixed in with some fancy water and fire effects. The art and pixel work itself is reminiscent of the Final Fantasy Tactics spinoff series, indicating that the Tactics team may be involved.

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Mario Kart 8 is getting a new lease of life with its revamped successor Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on the upcoming Nintendo Switch console. The new version of the game will have all of the original's DLC available, as well as a Battle Mode where players can fight one another with items to pop balloons on their karts.

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Nintendo gave us the lowdown on their upcoming Switch console for the first time last night, and of particular note are its unusual controllers. The controllers, named "Joy-Con," are similar to their Wiimote ancestors but with multiple differences and improvements that are sure to excite gamers everywhere.

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Last night, Nintendo hosted a chaotic live event for the upcoming Nintendo Switch, revealing dozens of new games for the console and finally announcing its official launch date, March 3rd.

This morning, Nintendo will host a special Nintendo Treehouse Live broadcast, giving us a sneak peek at several Nintendo Switch titles, most notably The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, which got a fantastic new trailer during last night's event.

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Hyrule Warriors was a major hit for Nintendo and Koei Tecmo, so it was no surprise when we heard a rumor a few days ago that they were teaming up again for a brand new Warriors-style game. Tonight at the Nintendo Switch presentation, Nintendo officially confirmed this rumor as true with the announcement of Fire Emblem Warriors. A brief teaser trailer focused on the Falchion and the five stones of the Fire Emblem, while the description of this trailer on YouTube confirms that it is slated to release during the holidays of 2017.

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