Fire Emblem: Awakening coming February 4

Today's Nintendo Direct showcase dropped some release dates company's 3DS line-up, and some of them are just around the corner. The anticipated strategy RPG Fire Emblem: Awakening is the next big hitter for the handheld, coming February 4.

The demonstration showed off the relationships feature in Fire Emblem, in which having characters in close proximity can boost attack levels and lead to deeper conversations. Nintendo promises "dozens" of hours for the game, and a rich RPG story to boot.