The Fire Emblem franchise is a long-running series of turn-based tactical RPG games, first released in 1990. Over the past three decades, the Fire Emblem series has come to be loved and respected by gamers around the world. The games offer an immersive story-driven experience full of strategic thinking and interesting characters. With a library of over 25 entries, it can be difficult to choose which are the best games in the franchise. To make this task a little easier, here are some of the best Fire Emblem games of all time.
Fire Emblem: Awakening
One of the most popular entries in the franchise is 2012’s Fire Emblem: Awakening. This Nintendo 3DS game took tactical RPG gaming to a whole new level with its compelling storyline and innovative combat mechanics. The game introduces players to Chrom, a prince from Ylisse traversing an unfamiliar continent with his companions in search of peace and stability for their homeland. Throughout their journey they meet various characters who join Chrom’s cause; each character also has their own set of unique skills which makes every battle more interesting.
Unlockable skills also give added depth to combat as players use them strategically to gain an edge over opponents. With its varied and challenging missions as well as its charming characters, it’s no wonder why many consider this one of the best Fire Emblem games ever made.
Fire Emblem: Path Of Radiance
Released for the Nintendo GameCube in 2005, Path Of Radiance was arguably one of the most ambitious titles in the series at that time. This title follows Ike – a mercenary captain – on his quest to protect his comrades from being persecuted by an oppressive empire known as Begnion. Throughout his journey he meets allies from different lands who join him on his journey. Along with these allies come unique sets of abilities that help Ike