Reviews and Problems with Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones
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23 August 2010
Excerpt: Fire Emblem: Sacred Stones was released in North America in 2005 on the Gameboy Advance. Sacred Stones is the eighth overall Fire Emblem title and the second to cross the pacific, both being on the GBA.
Excerpt: Billy: "We must find the sacred stones, dear brother Jimmy!" Jimmy: "But…" Billy: "No buts about it, Jimmy! We are the double dragons, and we will have the stones!" Jimmy: "Billy…" Billy: "Yes, Jimmy?" Jimmy: "They don't make our games anymore." Billy: "WHAT YOU SAY!?!
Excerpt: Fire Emblem's latest iteration, The Sacred Stones , is the eighth game in the series to be released, but only the second one to see American soil. While the series has always been popular in Japan, it's still fresh to American gamers and it is thanks to the success of the first game that we have...
Excerpt: As the Tactical RPG genre has grown in recognition and popularity, it was inevitable that a few would manage to make their way to the handheld systems. Received with mixed feelings, the quality of TRPGs has been touch and go on the GameBoy Advance.
Excerpt: Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones tells of a world where the various kingdoms have long been in a state of peaceful cooperation and friendship. All of that changes suddenly and unexpectedly when the Grado Empire invades its northeastern neighbor, the Kingdom of Renais.
Excerpt: Fire Emblem is among the longest-running RPG series today, and though each new game brings a new plot and characters, each one holds on to nearly the same mechanics. In Fire Emblem , it is a given that if characters die, they are out of the game. Permanently.
Excerpt: Is the Game Boy Advance dead? It may be easy to think so with all the post-E3 talk of next-generation systems, let alone the current struggle between Nintendo's new kid on the block, the DS, and Sony's eye-candy PSP.
Excerpt: Over half a year after its Japanese debut, Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones (FESS) arrives on domestic shores, ready to try and ply us with more of the good old Fire Emblem charm in a lovably handheld format.
Excerpt: After a prolonged period of complete absence from American shores, Fire Emblem took the GameBoy Advance by storm, garnering rave reviews and enormous sales. A follow-up was practically a certainty, and finally came in May with Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones .