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  • Summary: War is coming to the continent of Fódlan. Here, order is maintained by the Church of Seiros, which hosts the prestigious Officer's Academy within its headquarters. You are invited to teach one of its three mighty houses, each comprised of students brimming with personality and represented byWar is coming to the continent of Fódlan. Here, order is maintained by the Church of Seiros, which hosts the prestigious Officer's Academy within its headquarters. You are invited to teach one of its three mighty houses, each comprised of students brimming with personality and represented by a royal from one of three territories. As their professor, you must lead your students in their academic lives and in turn-based, tactical RPG battles wrought with strategic, new twists to overcome. Which house, and which path, will you choose? Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 98 out of 102
  2. Negative: 0 out of 102
  1. Sep 18, 2019
    100
    Whatever path you choose, Fire Emblem: Three Houses is an absolute blast. It’s the best Fire Emblem title since Awakening, and it goes straight onto my list of must-play Switch games.
  2. Jul 31, 2019
    96
    It has a great division of labor between its school and battlefield segments. The characters are all quite likeable. The three storylines are different enough to beg additional replays, as is the promise of knowing everyone has unseen potential to become the units you want them to be. It’s a fantastic game that will easily become one of the NIntendo Switch’s most memorable titles.
  3. 95
    I have never beaten a sixty-hour game and immediately wanted to jump back in for round two. Fire Emblem: Three Houses pulls you in with its rock-solid grid-based combat. But it keeps you invested by offering rich characters, deep squad customization, and an enthralling story that keeps you guessing. It’s is easily the best RPG of 2019—so far.
  4. Jul 25, 2019
    90
    Fire Emblem: Three Houses is an inspired innovation of a time-tested franchise, providing the same tactics fans love in a much more inviting package.
  5. Jul 25, 2019
    90
    The most ambitious videogame in the Fire Emblem series, with three campaigns and more than 100 hours of gameplay. If you want RPG tactical turns, this is one of the best options.
  6. Jul 25, 2019
    88
    For me, Fire Emblem is just the right mix of brains, excitement, love, suffering and tactical thinking.
  7. Jul 25, 2019
    60
    Fire Emblem: Three Houses is not a bad game - it starts off strong and for some reason systematically unpicks everything by the time you’re 30 hours in. The battle system is fairly impressive but still carries some of the flaws the series has had for the past decade, and the writing of the central cast feels like a step back compared to the 3DS series’ entries.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 47 out of 882
  1. Jul 26, 2019
    10
    Perfection. The people who give this game any less than a 9 is a complete moron especially if all the critics can't see the epicness fantasyPerfection. The people who give this game any less than a 9 is a complete moron especially if all the critics can't see the epicness fantasy in this masterpiece ! Expand
  2. Aug 1, 2019
    10
    - OST and Visually it's up there with the best. Now by visually I mean the art style they went with is one that the Switch got no problem- OST and Visually it's up there with the best. Now by visually I mean the art style they went with is one that the Switch got no problem handling and is a massive step up from what Awakening and Fates had with them being on handheld. Animations are great with surprisingly few mistakes which is great to see. OST is.. it's Fire Emblem so of course it's fantastic.

    - Combat is mostly like it's been in Fire Emblem and it's still as enjoyable as ever. Missions are overall the best out of Awakenings and Fates. Not every mission is mega memorable but they gradually got better and better as the story and narrative progressed.

    - Characters are improved upon in comparison to the ones in Awakenings and Fates, By that I mean that the ones in 3H are in general more fleshed out, more reasonable and less reliant on "unique" character traits that replace any semblence of the character being an actual person. Still a few of those characters are there and that's fine, they are minority now and not the main portion
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  3. Sep 2, 2019
    10
    Great Fire Emblem game, of course it's not a perfect game, but it's one of the best FE so far, great story, great voice acting, wonderfulGreat Fire Emblem game, of course it's not a perfect game, but it's one of the best FE so far, great story, great voice acting, wonderful soundtrack, this game did what Fates could not achieve, a sense of care for your characters, and the consequences of war. Expand
  4. Sep 2, 2019
    10
    My first FE game. Never was very interested in strategy games, but I kept hearing great things about this series. Needless to say, I’m glad IMy first FE game. Never was very interested in strategy games, but I kept hearing great things about this series. Needless to say, I’m glad I gave it a try! Fantastic game! Expand
  5. Feb 12, 2020
    9
    Uno de los imprescindibles de nintendo switch, especialmente para los fans de la saga.

    Lo bueno: -Una historia con chicha y con varios
    Uno de los imprescindibles de nintendo switch, especialmente para los fans de la saga.

    Lo bueno:
    -Una historia con chicha y con varios caminos diferentes.
    -El sistema de combate, perfecto como viene siendo habitual en la saga.
    -Las fases de explorar el monasterio, las tutorías y mejorar la relación con tus alumnos le da una vuelta de tuerca a la saga y hace que te impliques mucho más con tus unidades.
    -La banda sonora muy buena como siempre.

    Lo malo:
    -Si bien a nivel de diseño está muy bien, el apartado técnico en general es algo pobre, especialmente los escenarios que se ven de fondo durante los diálogos que parecen escenarios pre renderizados de los que se usaban en la PSX.
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  6. Jul 27, 2019
    9
    This is my first Fire Emblem game and I’m loving it so far! The story is engaging and you actually end up caring about the characters. I alsoThis is my first Fire Emblem game and I’m loving it so far! The story is engaging and you actually end up caring about the characters. I also really like the fact that you don’t have to play the previous games to understand the story; each game is independent of the others. Must buy for RPG fans! Expand
  7. Dec 6, 2020
    0
    No gameplay. No ergonomy. No artistic direction. Grindy, waste of time. Play the GBA titles.

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