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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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  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 864
  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 3, 2019
    10
    Juegazo, tenía algo de experencia con otros Fire Emblem, pero la verdad es que este me está pareciendo el mejor. Una historia muy buena, y elJuegazo, tenía algo de experencia con otros Fire Emblem, pero la verdad es que este me está pareciendo el mejor. Una historia muy buena, y el combate a un nivel increible. Completamente recomendable. Expand
  3. Sep 2, 2019
    10
    Excelente juego, historia y todo en general
    De los mejores fire emblem que he jugado
  4. Dec 2, 2019
    10
    I fell in love Turnbased Strategy games wiht RPG elements with Shining Force II and was so happy when I found Fire Emblem: Awakening on theI fell in love Turnbased Strategy games wiht RPG elements with Shining Force II and was so happy when I found Fire Emblem: Awakening on the 3DS many years later. I was looking forward to Three Houses ever since I knew, that a Fire emblem was coming to the switch.

    I fell in love with this. This game also made me want to replay several times, to experience hte different parts of the story. I did get sidetracked a bit with other games, but will continue with my Black Eagle playthrough soon again.

    This game definitely should have been one of the Game of the Year nominations, as it is absolutely brilliant. All characters are well thought out, and feel like different characters.
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  5. Nov 16, 2019
    9
    Excellent game! I've been an ardent FE fan since a long time. This installment is a bit slow at the beginning and takes a bit of time for theExcellent game! I've been an ardent FE fan since a long time. This installment is a bit slow at the beginning and takes a bit of time for the story to "start", so one needs to be patient. Played already over 70 hours and still enjoying it! Expand
  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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