Friday, September 17th, 2021

Soap Box: Praise the Fire Emblem: Three houses, two years have passed

Picture: Nintendo/Intelligent System

Last week was the second anniversary of Fire Emblem: Three Houses, the latest work in the popular tactics series of intelligent systems. Ten years ago, you would be forgiven if you thought the Fire Emblem series was taking the path of dinosaurs, but with the success of the trilogy, the trilogy now sells about 3 million sets (well, Kind of 5) Widely acclaimed 3DS works. It may not be as appealing as “Animal Crossing” or as exciting as “Monster Hunter”, but let’s take a moment to think about why we are so closely tied to the franchise’s latest outing.

Sanya actually started as a 3DS game before it was planned for Switch, and this development shift brought even greater expectations. As the first new product on home game consoles in more than a decade, the three houses need to provide more to justify the shift to better hardware.Just adding better graphics and more exciting battles on top of the old ones does not cut it, so the smart system needs something to prove that the series has Evolution Beyond his humble background.

People will naturally think that this is a display of hardware, maybe like an extension of a dungeon crawl Fire emblem Echo: Shadow of Valencia Even an experiment on some kind of open world structure. But no, Intelligent Systems chose one of the most popular (and possibly divisive…) elements of the first two 3DS games: social simulation games. At first glance, people might even be inclined to think that this was a mistake, but the development team finally showed a bigger vision, and the previous entry only hinted at this.