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Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn (Wii)

Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn (Wii)
alaScore 84

80 reviews

Jul, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 80 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the value for money and gameplay are on the whole positive, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the multi player mode.

story, gameplay, value for money

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Nintendo Wii Games the Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn (Wii) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Fire Emblem Radiant Dawn

 

Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn on the Nintendo Wii picks up where the GameCube title Path of Radiance leaves off. And while knowledge of the previous game will give you insight into Radiant Dawn, it isn't necessary to have played the title to get the full...

At its core, Radiant Dawn is a game that's familiar to fans of the series. While Radiant Dawn makes no use of the Wii motion features, those passionate about an established series remaining faithful to its roots would feel such changes unnecessary....

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Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn (WII)

 

While the presentation is certainly lacking, the gameplay still shines, so if you want a deep and lengthy strategy game for the Wii, look no further than Radiant Dawn.

Creative levels; fantastic storyline; good character customization

Weak graphics; no-Wii specific controls; may be too difficult for some

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Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn

 

The Fire Emblem series is frequently brought up in discussions of import gamers everywhere. The first six games were never released stateside because many perceived them to be "too Japanese" and unable to be successful in America. However, the series'...

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Fire Emblem - Radiant Dawn

 

I hate tactical games. I hate strategy games, real-time strategy games, and tactical RPGs. I would rather drive screws into my nostrils with the business end of a power drill and, of course, appl...

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Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn review for the WII

 

Holding the fort.

Great strategy; No, really. GREAT strategy.; Memorable characters

Too easy to lose; Lackluster 2-D graphics; No special use of Wii-mote

In spite of its weaknesses, Radiant Dawn delivers where it counts: Engaging characters, an interesting storyline, and above all, terrific strategic gameplay. You can get happily lost for hours in the game's complicated systems for weapon benefits,...

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Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn

 

A Master Strategist

As always in the Fire Emblem games, you play as your party’s strategist. Your role in each battle is to ensure the victory of your characters, by accomplishing a preset objective; kill all enemies or escape an area. While controlling your troops, you...

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Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn Review

 

Strategy lovers will definitely want to see this Dawn.

A word of warning – Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn will eat you alive in Normal and Hard difficulty. If you're a newcomer to the series or don't really dabble that much in strategy games, you'll want to start out on Easy and check out the game's numerous...

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Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn

 

The original strategy-RPG franchise makes an impressive debut on the Nintendo Wii.

Satisfying strategy gameplay; great soundtrack; pleasant graphics

You'll wear out the reset button on your Wii

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Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn

 

Nintendo's strategy RPG series marches onto Wii with Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn. As in previous games, players must gradually build their army from dozens of pre-existing characters and then command them in turn-based combat on grid-based battlefields. Obj

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Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn

 

If meticulously planned, blow-by-blow battles and pages of statistics spin your wheels, you'll take to this like a duck to water. However, if you don't enjoy being marched in single file down a one-way street, this may not be the RPG for you.

Can’t fault the excellent production values. Despite being turn-based, the game flows well and is a pleasure to play. You are guaranteed at least 50 hours' playing time

The linear plot may prove too restrictive for some, and may also be too difficult for novices. Many of the missions take several attempts to conquer – even for experienced players

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