Fire Emblem Heroes Update Increases Stamina Bar, Adds Hero Merits

April 11th, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

The latest update for Fire Emblem Heroes is out now and brings the mobile game up to version 1.2.0.

The game’s iTunes page lists some of the changes players can expect to see:

  • Maximum stamina raised from 50 to 99
  • Added feature that allows you to swap the positions of Heroes at the start of battle
  • Adjusted the amount of EXP gained in battle. Heroes with lower rarities (in stars) will receive more EXP from battle
  • Adjusted matchmaking conditions in the Arena and made adjustments to how score is calculated after victory
  • Added new features and bug fixes

Another big addition are Hero Merits, points heroes earn in battle that can be used to receive Hero Feathers. Players will get 500 Hero Feathers for every 500 Hero Merits earned. There is a limit of 2,000 Hero Merits per Hero and duplicate heroes are treated by the game as one hero.

Source: iTunes, r/FireEmblemHeroes

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Second Voting Gauntlet Event Now Underway in Fire Emblem Heroes

April 05th, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

Fire Emblem Heroes‘ latest Voting Gauntlet event pits popular Wyvern Riders and Pegasus Riders against each other in an eight hero tournament.

Players can select their favorite hero among Hinoka, Camilla, Cordelia, Cherche, Palla, Minerva, Subaki and Beruka. Over the course of the event, they will be able to support their chosen hero by taking part in battles. Each battle won will allow players to boost the score of their hero’s army, with the highest score moving on to the next round.

Participants will receive Hero Feathers based on how active they were during the event. The item can be used to increase the rarity of a hero.

As a bonus, if everyone taking part in the event manages to reach a total voting score of 10 billion, all players will receive 20 Orbs, 5 of each Great Badge and 5000 Universal Crystals.

The Voting Gauntlet will end at 11:59 p.m. on April 10.

Source: Fire Emblem Heroes Notification, GoNintendo

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Fire Emblem Heroes Spring Festival Event Adds Bunny Costumes

March 29th, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

Fire Emblem Heroes fan-favorites Chrom, Lucina, Xander and Camilla are getting special bunny outfits for the game’s “Spring Festival” event, which starts tomorrow, March 30 and continues until April 13.

 A special Paralogue map will also be available during the event, where players will be able to fight against all four of the Easter-themed heroes.

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Animal Crossing for Smart Devices Delayed Until Next Fiscal Year

January 31st, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

To avoid conflicting with the Android release of Super Mario Run this March, Nintendo announced they are pushing back the launch of Animal Crossing for smart devices to the next fiscal year.

The company says the extra development time will be used to “prepare all the content we wish to include and properly support the distribution of this application.”

Nintendo first announced the mobile Animal Crossing last April, along with what would become Fire Emblem Heroes. There are plans to have the game connect with Animal Crossing titles on Nintendo hardware.

Source: Nintendo Policy Briefing

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Nintendo Considering Releasing Two to Three Mobile Titles A Year

December 23rd, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

In a recent interview with Kyoto Shimbun, Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima said the company is considering releasing two to three mobile games a year beginning in 2017.

The announcement comes after last week’s successful launch of Super Mario Run on iOS. Just today, Nintendo celebrated the game exceeding 50 million downloads worldwide. Kimishima added that the game has met expectations and he believes the game could even surpass 100 million downloads.

Nintendo currently have two known games in development for mobile, Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing, which are both scheduled for release by the end of March.

Source: Yahoo

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Super Mario Run Launch Sets App Store Download Record

December 21st, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

After a highly-anticipated launch, Super Mario Run is now the fastest mobile title to surpass 40 million downloads in Apple’s App Store, doing so in less than four days after launching on December 15.

In a press release to announce the achievement, Nintendo also touted that Super Mario Run is currently the top free game in 140 countries and among the top 10 grossing mobile titles worldwide.

An Android version of Super Mario Run is scheduled to come out sometime next year.


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Super Mario Run Collaboration Items Come to Miitomo

December 09th, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

Nintendo is adding several Super Mario Run-themed items to Miitomo in celebration of the mobile runner’s upcoming launch.

Until January 12, Miitomo users can play the Miitomo Drop mini-game for a chance to win Bowser, Peach and Toad outfits, along with Super Mario Run wallpaper and flooring.

In the Miitomo Shop, users can spend their Miitomo Coins on the Little Goomba and Little Boo buddy items or the Super Mario Run varsity jacket.

For those that could use some extra Coins, there is a new promotion where users that purchase 1,000 Miitomo Coins using real money will receive a one-time bonus of 4,000 Miitomo Coins for free.


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Double XP and Stardust Thank You Event in Pokémon GO This Week

November 21st, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized


As a thank you to the Pokémon GO players all over the world, the developers at Niantic are doubling the amount of XP and stardust players receive from November 23 until November 30.

Additional tweaks are also being made to the game. Recently, the Combat Power (CP) of several Pokémon have been adjusted. There is no full list of changes made, but Niantic confirmed that Alakazam, Rhydon and Gengar have received increased CP.


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Super Mario Run Launches in 151 Countries on December 15

November 15th, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

Mario makes his big mobile debut next month. Nintendo of America officially announced today that Super Mario Run will launch in Apple’s App Store in North America and 150 other countries on December 15.

The game will be free to start with the option to unlock the full game for a one-time payment of $9.99.

Nintendo also put out a new trailer covering the game’s mechanics and showcasing some of the other game modes.

Source: @NintendoAmerica

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Upcoming Miitomo Update Adds Direct Messaging and Customizable Rooms

November 04th, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized


The latest notification for Nintendo’s mobile social app Miitomo outlined changes planned for an upcoming update:

  • The ability to send messages directly to your friends.
  • The ability to customize your room with new flooring and wallpapers.
  • The ability to hang your favorite images on your room’s walls as posters.
  • The ability to share your outfits with the world through “Style Central” and answer publicly posted questions in “Answer Central.”
  • The ability to create “Sidekick Mii” characters, complete with their own customizable rooms.

No date has been, but Nintendo says it will be coming soon.

Source: Miitomo

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