As the world teeters on the brink of war, you must command and fight alongside an army of heroes against an enemy with the power to destroy empires; a dark dragon and an undead army. The Fire Emblem Awakening game tells a deep and immersive fantasy story through beautiful 3D visuals and movies. You'll meet a massive cast of characters, all with unique stories, and different class types and skill sets. Your allies can combine their powers and partner on the battlefield, develop relationships, and even marry each other—having profound effects on your gameplay experience. You can even join the battle by creating your own customizable avatar, designed the way you like.
Oftentimes we talk about certain games that must be in your library if you own that particular console. Even before I dive into the review, I can tell you that this is the case for Fire Emblem: Awakening. With a game so fantastic and fully featured, you would be doing yourself and your 3DS a disservice for not owning it. However beyond being a must-own title for 3DS owners, Awakening is also reason to buy yourself Nintendo's stereoscopic handheld, because it simply is, a system seller. Fire Emblem games have had the unfortunate history of catering to a specific type of crowd. On the surface, to those unfamiliar with the series, Fire Emblem looks like a typical tactics RPG, with some finely drawn, anime-styled characters. However, the series' goes far deeper than just... Read Review