Upcoming 3DS title Fire Emblem: Kakusei, or Fire Emblem: Awakening as its known outside of Japan, undoubtedly has eager fans clamouring for a release date. With the title due to hit Japanese stores on 19th April specific worldwide details have not yet been forthcoming, though Europe has been confirmed for a 2012 release.

In order to show-off the title, Nintendo has produced an extended trailer that shows a wide range of game mechanics. Those of you familiar with the Game Boy Advance titles will recognise some features, while this title will also utilise 3DS capabilities such as the inclusion of DLC. The trailer below is in Japanese, meanwhile, but at the very least you can marvel at the cutscenes and in-game footage.

[via youtube.com]