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Generally favorable reviews- based on 199 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Negative: 7 out of 199
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  1. Dec 29, 2011
    This game is absolute disaster. Maddening difficulty,poor design choices and with the worst story ever in any game makes this one a complete failure. I wonder, how this one could fail so hard when its a direct sequel to previous Fire Emblem released on gamecube and that was a playable one. I dont know, but i know this...stay away from this game.
  2. Apr 1, 2016
    The visuals are nice, and the simple controls are good. Unfortunately, it's extremely frustrating. Some of your characters are pretty much guaranteed to die with a single attack. When they die, you have to start the fight all over.

Awards & Rankings

#11 Most Discussed Wii Game of 2007
#5 Most Shared Wii Game of 2007

Generally favorable reviews - based on 36 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 24 out of 36
  2. Negative: 1 out of 36
  1. 88
    Even though this is not the definitive strategy RPG of our time, like some have labeled games such as Shining Force, Final Fantasy Tactics, or Disgaea, it's pretty damn close.
  2. Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn makes its Gamecube predecessor even more perfect on the Nintendo Wii. Nothing has really changed, but even on the Wii the game is still fun to play. With 38 missions, 72 characters and one hell of an in-game challenge this game really is worth the trouble. Especially if you like tactics.
  3. Maxi Consolas (Portugal)
    It’s one of those cases that could easily pass for an expansion of previous titles, but those similarities are also one of its stronger points. There are some highly challenging battles here, especially if you want to keep all of the party members alive. [Apr 2008]