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Fire Emblem Heroes latest update includes a notification warning players against using the game improperly. It does not go into specifics as to what it is warning against.
The full in-game statement reads:

Thank you for playing Fire Emblem Heroes.
Since the release of the game, we’ve detected improper use from some players. Countermeasures are being employed to address this, including temporarily limiting access to certain features.
Players who are subject tot these countermeasures will receive a notification in the “To you” section of the game’s notifications.
We asks all our players to abide by the User Agreement, including the Code of Conduct, as they continue to enjoy Fire Emblem Heroes.

Miitomo’s first anniversary is happening later this month. In honor of the ocassion, Nintendo is giving users a chance to vote on four potential stages that could make a return with popular items in candy-less Miitomo Drop stages.

More information is on the official page here. The survey closes on Wednesday evening.

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This week, Wired’s German division conducted an interview with Niantic CEO John Hanke. Hanke was able to answer some important questions about plans for Pokemon GO in 2017 and more.

First, Hanke was asked about what fans can expect from Pokemon GO’s second big update this year. He confirms that “playing together and gym battles” will be primarily addressed.

“There are a couple of areas that need to be improved – one of them being playing together and gym battles. We released those in an incomplete state. We knew from Ingress that cooperation and planning can be a lot of fun. When people have a common goal, then that’s a strong incentive to meet up with friends or even with people you don’t know.”

“The gameplay in gym battles is very limited. They just don’t work as well as we wish they would. We will overhaul this aspect of the game to ensure more teamwork and to give people a bigger incentive to receive the rewards from gym battles.”

Below are the latest Nintendo products that can be currently pre-ordered at retailers:

* Save 20 percent on pre-orders with Amazon Prime or Best Buy’s GCU. 20 percent off pre-orders on Amazon Canada as well. On Amazon UK, it’s £2 off.

United States

Switch

The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ – Amazon, GameStop
Skylanders Imaginators – Amazon, GameStop
Has Been Heroes – GameStop
LEGO City Undercover – Amazon, GameStop
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop
Puyo Puyo Tetris – Amazon, GameStop
Disgaea 5 Complete – Amazon
Ultra Street Fighter II (new) – GameStop
Ultra Street Fighter II [digital] (new) – Amazon
Arms – Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop
Sonic Mania Collector’s Edition – GameStop
Splatoon 2 – Amazon, Best Buy, Splatoon
NBA 2K18 – Amazon, Best Buy
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Amazon, Best Buy
Fire Emblem Warriors – Amazon, Best Buy
Super Mario Odyssey – Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 – Amazon, Best Buy
FIFA – Amazon, Best Buy
Minecraft: Switch Edition – Amazon, Best Buy
Redout – Amazon, GameStop
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 – Amazon, Best Buy
Minecraft: Story Mode – The Complete Adventure – GameStop
Troll & I (new) – Amazon

Wii U

Darksiders Warmastered Edition – Amazon

3DS

Mario Sports Superstars – Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop
Runbow Pocket Deluxe Edition – New 3DS only – Amazon, GameStop, Best Buy
Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia – Amazon, GameStop
Farming Simulator 18 – Amazon
RPG Maker Fes – Amazon
Culdcept Revolt – Amazon
Fire Emblem Warriors – Amazon, GameStop

amiibo

Fire Emblem Echoes – Alm & Celica – Best Buy

Accessories

Retro Fighters Pro NES Controller to NES Classic Edition Adapter – Amazon

Books

Pokemon Sun/Moon: Alola Region Collector’s Edition Pokedex & Postgame Adventure Guide – Amazon
Pokemon Sun/Moon: Alola Region Edition Pokedex & Postgame Adventure Guide – Amazon
The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition, Vol. 3 – Amazon
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Vol. 1 – Amazon
The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition, Vol. 4 – Amazon
The Art of Splatoon – Amazon
The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition, Vol. 5 Amazon

Other

Zelda: Breath of the Wild: Link Nendoroid (Deluxe Version) – Amazon
Zelda: Breath of the Wild: Link Nendoroid – Amazon

Canada

Switch

The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+
Puyo Puyo Tetris
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
LEGO City Undercover
Disgaea 5 Complete
Arms
Splatoon 2
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Fire Emblem Warriors
Super Mario Odyssey
Xenoblade Chronicles 2
FIFA
Redout

Wii U

Darksiders Warmastered Edition

3DS

Mario Sports Superstars (with amiibo card)
Runbow Pocket Deluxe Edition – New 3DS only
Fire Emblem Echoes (new)
Farming Simulator 18 (new)
RPG Maker Fes
Culdcept Revolt

Books

Pokemon Sun/Moon: Alola Region Collector’s Edition Pokedex & Postgame Adventure Guide
Pokemon Sun/Moon: Alola Region Pokedex & Postgame Adventure Guide
The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition, Vol. 3
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Vol. 1
The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition, Vol. 4
Art of Splatoon
The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition, Vol. 5

UK

Switch

LEGO City Undercover
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Disgaea 5 Complete
Arms
Splatoon 2
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Super Mario Odyssey
Fire Emblem Warriors
Xenoblade Chronicles 2
FIFA
Troll & I (new)

Wii U

Darksiders Warmastered Edition

3DS

Mario Sports Superstars (with amiibo card)
Yo-kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits
Yo-kai Watch 2: Fleeshy Souls
RPG Maker Fes (new)
Culdcept Revolt (new)

amiibo

Mario Sports Superstars amiibo cards

Books

Pokemon Sun/Moon: Alola Region Collector’s Edition Pokedex & Postgame Adventure Guide
Pokemon Sun/Moon: Alola Region Pokedex & Postgame Adventure Guide
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Deluxe Edition guide (new)
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Vol. 1
The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition, Vol. 3
The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition, Vol. 4
Art of Splatoon
Super Mario Encyclopedia
The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition, Vol. 5

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Miitomo has been updated with more content. Users will find returning stages with more items.

“Dress to impurress! Cat Style” is the returning theme. The stages provide the following:

– Tiny kitty cap
– Cat-ear headband
– Striped kitty muffler
– Cat-faced stockings
– Cat hood w/ muffler
– Cat-paw dress shirt
– Hoodie w/ wraparound kitty
– Shorts w/ calico-cat print
– Cat companion
– Silly-kitty sweater
– Kitty miniskirt
– Cat-faced pumps

The returning stages will be available until March 7 at 6 PM PT / 9 PM ET.

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Famitsu conducted an interview with a couple of the developers behind Fire Emblem Heroes this month. Intelligent Systems director Kouhei Maeda and Nintendo director Shingo Matsushita were able to provide some additional insight into the mobile game.

To start out, the interview touched on how Fire Emblem Heroes came to be. Matsushita explained that when Nintendo decided to begin developing for smartphones, one of the candidates was Fire Emblem. They’ve been thinking from the beginning about making something that can allow many people to experience Fire Emblem as a strategy RPG.

Pokemon GO experienced significant issues at launch. During the game’s first few days, the game had major connection problems. We knew that the huge influx of players was putting a strain on Pokemon GO’s servers, but now we have a better idea as to how much.

Niantic director of software engineering Ed Wu said during a GDC presentation that Niantic came up with anticipated network traffic based on the player base and the growth curve for other popular mobile games. That was in addition to a “ludicrous” estimate of five times that number. It wasn’t enough though, as Niantic exceeded its network traffic estimates for the entire world just a few hours after Pokemon GO launched in Australia and New Zealand alone.

Wu said:

“We knew that we had something special on our hands when we nearly exceeded our peak worldwide capacity — the expected number — in a couple of hours and were trending well on the way towards that five times, ‘ludicrous’ number on what we thought would be less than five percent of our total world-wide … install base in. That was the point at which I called in the cavalry … at Google.”

According to Wu, Pokemon GO’s peak traffic was roughly 50 times more than they had initially estimated.

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Fire Emblem Heroes has received its first update. On both iOS and Android, version 1.1.0 is available.

The patch notes specifically call out two things. First, “a new event and a new feature” have been added, though specifics aren’t detailed. System improvements are implemented as well.

Fire Emblem Heroes’ latest update adds in a one-time log-in bonus to celebrate the Switch’s launch. By logging in before April 2, players will recieve 3,333 Hero Feathers, 3 Stamina Potions, 3 Dueling Crests, and 3 Orbs.

Miitomo has been updated with more content. Users will find a new stage, along with some brand new items.

“A second impurression! Cat Style Redux #1” is the new stage. It includes the following:

– Silly-kitty sweater (stretch!)
– Cat print shorts
– Cat-paw sneakers
– Cat companion (tiger)

And as far as the new items go, you can nab the following:

– Wellington Sunglasses (on head)
– Leopard print dress + biker jacket
– Fishnet socks

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