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The ability to pair up does adds so much more to the strategy than I ever would have thought. The graphics are stunning. And I think it's really cute that you can have your characters get married
Fire Emblem: Awakening has added many successful mechanics (including pairing up) that have made the game more enjoyable than any other fire emblem installment. The children feature has made me play the game many times over, to find my favorite combinations. The characters are very memorable, and losing one has never felt more saddening.
So many terrible levels that were either no strategy at all or kill 42 enemies that you can kill if you grind for an hour like chapter 17 so terrible I liked the story though so there's that should be swapper with conquest
A story that, while full of holes, is emotional and interesting, mechanics that work well for both beginners and veterans, and unbelievable customization options earns this game my vote.V 26 Comments
Though Awakening was great, my vote goes to Path of Radiance. Believable characters, a great and mysterious plot which extended into Radiant Dawn, and highly addictive gameplay. Both protagonists and antagonists were awesome. The music was also fantastic. Path of Radiance truly is the best game I've ever played, not just in this series.
Despite being a bit easy. Path of Radiance more or less captures all the best points of fire emblem. A great story, good gameplay, fantastic characters that actually react to current affairs in info conversations. Unless you only play fire emblem for the shipping elements, I believe this game deserves the top spot.
It had an amazing plot with great characters. Also an excellent soundtrack. Altogether, a well rounded game. I would've voted for awakening, but I just couldn't get into the plot as much as I did in this game.
If you don't think this game should be number one it means you haven't played it. foolsV 9 Comments
Radiant Dawn is my personal favourite because of the sheer difficulty and characters. When I think of the fire emblem games the first thing that comes to mind is difficulty. However the supports seem to be lacking and consist of one or two sentences. This game is incredibly long and will keep you entertained the entire game. This is truly the game for players looking for a challenge
Radiant Dawn had amazing graphics and a story that brought everything together. Although some aspects of the game are a bit messed up, such as support conversations, I still find that the overall plot of the story to become quite amazing. The levels are fun and nerve-racking. I LOVE THIS GAME!
While many FE games have a central "war is bad" theme, none hit quite as home as Radiant Dawn. The game takes extra care for you to see both sides of the war, especially in the mid-game, without being preachy or over-the-top. The story is excellent, although playing Path of Radiance before is a must, and there are many unique maps and challenges that add to the overall tactics gameplay that make the Fire Emblem games so great
My first fire emblem game was radiant dawn and today it stands as one of my favourite games of all time.V 11 Comments
This game does absolutely everything right. While it isn't my number one favourite game in the series, I can still see that it is honestly (in my opinion at least) the best Fire Emblem game (yes, Awakening isn't the best Fire Emblem game).
Fire emblem 7 ( or gba ) is my favourite game in the series. It is a prequel to the binding blade and tells and great story by itself. The sprites are amazing and the characters are great
The sprites/ combat animations were aesthetically stunning and striking. Beautiful game, complete with beautiful music and enthralling dialogue between characters. - ShuhBanggg
Good, Lack of Roy=0/10V 18 Comments
It might be really easy, but I think that the tweaks that the developers made compared to FE7 makes it a slightly better game, for me at least!
GREAT GAME! All the people that voted for awakening are spoiled kids who only play games with full hd graphics and voice acted computer generated cutscenes. Sacred stones improves on binding blade with its more than one promotion choice, and many other things. The world map wasn't really necessary. I also felt closer to the characters, with unique personalities, especially Ephraim. One thing, TAKE OUT THE SPIDERS! They were really creepy and made me turn of animations for the whole game, which in turn made me miss a lot of fun animations.
I loved how in-depth some of the characters were, including the active part of your Avatar and challenges constantly thrown your way. Several maps, if played on a higher difficulty, are seen as almost impossible for me to beat in Classic mode. I remember watching a popular Youtuber fight the final boss on Lunatic Classic mode, and had to restart because all of his characters had died. The story also seemed more realistic and true to how (in my mind) the Avatar would react. I personally see it a little silly that (if playing Birthright), the Avatar would choose the family they know little of, and *Chapter 5 spoilers* would even want to return to the family where they just killed their birth mother. Add that to the hate they received afterwards, the town destruction...yeah, Revelations and Conquest seems the most logical of choices.
Though I was hesitant to pick up this game at first - since I didn’t enjoy Awakening and Birthright as much I would of expected - this alternate version of the Hoshidan story made me happy that I chose to play.
From the get-go, you'll notice that this game brings the difficulty the other games on the 3Ds lacks, ranging from no free money or grinding. Every move you take could either destroy the game or cast victory. The characters have a huge variety, some having great writing while some are simple minded and some have no personality whatsoever (Camilla). But I did enjoy a handful of the characters, such as Xander.
The plot however, was straight up awful. As in, numerous plot holes and a predictable plot. But hey, it was better than Birthright and Revelation. The main antagonist, King Garon, was just some random dude that gave you missions and you did them, knowing he was evil. Wow. Luckily the gameplay makes up for this. Speaking of the gameplay...
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Honestly, this should be higher on the list, due to it's really good story and new features in the series. It has classic map design like past games, making it a type of throwback to the harder games in the series. Also, this is the first in the series where this is one side to a story. Playing this game makes you want to play the others. (Birthright and Revelation)
I like how it is a bit harder then birthright because in birthright you can always find challengers to level up your guys, but in conquest you have to level them up by sharing experience points by pairing up or visit a castleV 14 Comments
Think of all the features that make you love Fire Emblem. The weapon triangle (swords beat axes, axes beat lances, lances beat swords), marriage, children, support. That all came from this game. And not only that, but we also got an amazing soundtrack, graphics that pushed the SNES to its limits, a complex story that twists and turns so many times, a very interesting and dynamic villain, huge maps, super fun gameplay, replay value that's through the roof! The list goes on and on. Play this game! Now!
It is BY FAR the one with the most epic feeling, both in story and gameplay!
It has one of the best villains in all of fire emblem, besides the Black Knight. It doesn't have crap reasons for child units like fates and awakening. It's also just really fun.
Seliph mah MANV 8 Comments
It is my favorite game in the series by far, I loved the story, loved the characters, the voice acting was glorious, and the combat system was unique and fun. - TheXGamer
Though the gameplay is, for significant portions of the game, between average to subpar for Fire Emblem standards, the production values and writing make this the best Fire Emblem game (subjectively). The story, characters, art, incredible VA, and music make Echoes an incredible experience.
Great story, lovable characters, and a Fun and enjoyable combat system
One of my top reasons for loving the game and its previous one (Gaiden) is because it actually made me cry when *spoilers* Celica “died”. I actually felt some connections with the characters.
I also love the graphics, soundtrack, cutscenes, and the fact that the whole game is vocalized. I don’t even miss the fact that supports aren't exactly what they were in Awakening or Fates. 11/10 game.
This is the game that actually caused Fire Emblem to come to the US. Without Roy's appearance in Smash Bros, we never would have seen the series in English at all. Fan-made translations allow people to play the game in English, letting us experience the epic story and characters that led to the prequel that is FE7. The plot is seriously advanced compared to the others. Several different branches in the story and prerequisites for different endings allow for a lot of replay value. Hard mode is seriously hard. Larger maps than the other gba games.
Brings the old spirit an design philosophies of old school fire emblem, along with streamlined mechanics, supports, increased difficulty, and some of the best villains in the series. It's challenging and memorable, even if the story is inferior to it's prequel, at least it is better than Awakening's.
I agree that this game deserves a spot. While I haven't fully finished it yet, it definitely is a good strategy game.
Seriously guys awakening (easy or rng bs) is better than this. Apparently FE is a dating game now.V 2 Comments
Love the reanimation of this classic. The story is the best of all fire emblems and leave a lot to the imagination. Slaughtering own units for gaiden chapters is brutal, but was actually OK (for once)
This is just my personal favorite
My favorite version, Navarre's the best.
It's a reward to play Revelations, especially after playing Birthright and Conquest
Ties everything together, great story, good difficulty level, closes plot holes like who Azura really is only complaint is the last chapter was so terrible I could not force myself to complete it SO BAD.
Brings the whole game together
Brings in Nohrian and Hoshidan units together making the game even more funV 2 Comments
Best game design in the whole series. One of the most experimental strategy games ever.
It can be unforgiving, but Thracia has some of the most versatile mechanics in the series, such as capturing, which are unique to it.
This game deserves more love for all the risks it took
Any Fire Embelm top 10 list without Thracia at the top is lie.
I have yet to try out the other 2 games, but I love this game. While the story was very simple compared to Awakening, I applaud the mini hub world attempt. It helps keep the pace flowing better than Awakening's level select (... that's actually an accomplishment. I'm impressed.). I know that the nerf of Awakenings pair up nerf may be a con to many, but to me, it's a pro. The pair up system in Awakening was way too game breaking, and it made the game easy. The pair up in this game forces the player to strategize more. This is easily more difficult than Awakening because of that (that is if you are playing on casual or classic.). If you want to get a start on the series, then pick either Awakening's casual mode or this game's Phoenix mode since Phoenix mode revives characters after dying.
I love this game's story and quirky characters. It also holds a fond place in my heart being the game that introduced me to the series. For that, it is my favorite.
"This game is meant to remind you of the point of this series.
A fine game. The level grinding was easy and overall made the rest of the game easy. It’s the “easy” option so I don’t know what else you would expect. The characters are kinda like wet cardboard. They’re all super one note like “I’m Takumi and I’m jealous (and possessed)” or “I’m Ryoma and I’m a stoic leader”. Another complaint is how Anime-y the game is. But the gameplay is good and the maps are good so it gets a pass.V 5 Comments
While lacking some of the core features we love today (like the weapon triangle) this title has by far the best overworld and gives the player to ability to explore the world.
The most different, but underrated game in the franchise!
Contains TWO games in one! What more do you want?
Honestly my favorite in the series.
3rd game in the series, released for the SNES in Japan only.
Nobody will vote for this because they have never played it and it looks like Shadow Dragon. People, this is by far the most criminally underrated game in the franchise. So many vast improvements upon its predecessor, and as far as hardcore FE gameplay goes it is the most refined of all. The catch is, of course, the fact it was only released in Japan.
It has the perfect difficulty, Not too easy, A bit challenging but not too much and the game introduced casual mode if you find classic too hard. Sadly only released in japan, but there are lots of fan translations out there that you can play.
A good example of 'Don't judge a book by its cover'. People ignore this because it looks like Shadow Dragon and don't give this fantastic game a chance. Really, you're missing a solid and enjoyable entry in the series. As soon as you finish your first playthrough you're going to start all over, whether you have the time for it or not.
With Wrys this time! Play New Mystery, and you'll be very glad you did!V 4 Comments
What the hell
Man I love collecting jpegs of various anime girls
So old and clunky, but strangely still manages to be fun!
This game hasn't even come out yet.
Spinoff. No point in buying it unless you're gonna like a Fire Emblem version of Hyrule Warriors.
Otherwise, don't waste you're money! - Spoodermin
CAMILLA IN HD WITH GREAT BOBBS
This has to be the best fire emblem game in existence! (Except the fact that it doesn't exist yet.)
Isn't this Three Houses? - Spoodermin
Honestly the best FE game, better than any of them that are publicly available as of now. (Why is this on the the list)
Can't wait to see what it is going to be like! So far, I've only played Awakening, but that was enough to get me obsessed with the series! (RICKEN + NOWI 4 LIFE! ) Despite the name being lame compared to previous games, I think this will be a great game. YAY!
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