I never played a Fire Emblem game until Fire Emblem Heroes. The game dazzled me with a colourful (if horny) cast and the promise of distant realms. I wanted to see more so I bought a 3DS and played Awakening. What I found was magical and inspiring.
You’re going to need more than a cool dragon transformation if you want to survive out in the battlefield. Thankfully, we’re here to help.
Fire Emblem Fates is a soap opera strategy game. You’ll spend as much time agonising over battlefield tactics as you will wondering which characters should, like, totally hook up.