Excerpt: <p><b> Violence:</b> The game deals with wars, assassins, and combat. However, the battles are visually bloodless. There is mention of blood, though not a drop is shown on screen. </p> <p><b> Sexual Content:</b> A evil king has an illegitimate daughter. Some characters develop crushes on each other. All the females are well dressed save a very few who are evil and show very mild, barely noticeable cleavage.
Excerpt: Whether or not you're a portable gaming
fan, it's likely that you've at least heard of Advance Wars or it's
update, Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising. The very same people who
made that game what it is, have worked their magic with Fire Emblem.
This time, the strategy aspect of the game is on an entirely different
level. No longer do you feel as if your units are expendable. All of
the characters or units are invaluable.
Excerpt: Fire Emblem, for those unaware, is a strategy RPG series from Nintendo of Japan. Most US gamers got their first exposure to it through certain characters featured in Smash Bros fighting games. It's well known for being a somewhat brutal franchise because if any of your characters die in a mission, they die for good.
Conclusion: I might have talked a lot about the games harder features in here, but you need to know what you are getting into before you play Fire Emblem. The game is challenging, even today I struggle at certain stages. If you can beat this game then you shouldn’t have any problems playing other strategy games. There is a reason why RPG fans pays more than they should for this game; it really is a damn good video game.
Excerpt: The Fire Emblem series has been a popular one in Japan for years now, and after seven games, the series is finally making its way to North America. Hooray! A strategy game much like Advance Wars merged with RPG goodness, Fire Emblem is sure to make an impact when it’s released later this fall. Fire Emblem promises to offer up an epic story, filled with plot twists and great characters.
Excerpt: The game that took Japanese gamers by storm, Fire Emblem from developer Intelligent Systems and publisher Nintendo is finally released for the GBA in America. Intelligent Systems is also the same company that has given us the successful Advance Wars games as well as the much loved N64 game Paper Mario . When one plays through this exciting game it is easy to see why Fire Emblem has enjoyed 10 years of success in Japan.
Excerpt: Intelligent Systems, creators of Advance Wars and the developers for the lauded Super Metroid, are the minds behind one of the better strategy games currently available for the Game Boy Advance. Fire Emblem is the seventh game in a series that's been running since the NES days. Howver, such a fact would be unknown in the United States, where Fire Emblem 7: Rekka no Ken has been released as simply 'Fire Emblem'.
Excerpt: The GBA has been blessed recently with a wide assortment of strategy titles, such as Final Fantasy Tactics Advance, Advance Wars, Advance Wars 2, and Tactics Ogre. Fire Emblem is the newest in this list of great strategy games, and aims to please just as much, if not more, than the other titles of the genre that have been released.
Excerpt: You might not know it but the Fire Emblem series is not new its been around for a while but only recently has it ventured out of its quiet hiding spot in Japan. Luckily for us Nintendo has decided to release the game for the rest of the world give Fire Emblem a go in the west on the Gameboy Advance.