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Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia

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Total Reviews: 69
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Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia
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Critic Reviews: 69
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Low Score - 40/100

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42% of scored reviews fell within the range of 80 to 86 / 100

Critics Consensus

# Reviews: 69

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Meghan Sullivan (IGN)

7.8/10

“On the battlefield, Fire Emblem Echoes: Shades of Valentia is a delightful look into the simpler combat of Fire Emblem’s past. Elsewhere, it carefully guides the series forward into new territory. There’s not as much depth as I expect from this series, but whether I was exploring 3D forests, shrines, and caves in a series first, or learning first hand why Fire Emblem’s early entries are considered a formidable challenge, it was usually good old-fashioned fun.”

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Chris Schilling (GamesRadar+)

4/5 stars

“Far from the quick-and-dirty update it might have been, Shadows of Valentia is no Awakening, but an enlightening and worthwhile history lesson.”

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Martin Robinson (Eurogamer)

Recommended

“A revival of a 1992 Famicom game that never made it out of Japan, there’s more to Echoes than a mere history lesson.”

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In 1992, the second game in the Fire Emblem series, Fire Emblem Gaiden, launched exclusively in Japan. Now, for the first time, fans outside of Japan will get a taste of this classic game on the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia is inspired by the 1992 original, reimagined on a grander scale. Every aspect of the Fire Emblem Gaiden game’s presentation has been updated, along with the game being fully voiced. Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia recreates classic Fire Emblem gameplay with a modern twist, mixing in exploration of dungeons crawling with enemies.

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