Let's Rank the Fire Emblem Games, From Worst to Best

Kotaku has been running a series called the Pecking Order, ranking games in a series from best to worst. In the spirit of this series, let's look at the Fire Emblem series today, ranking them from worst to best. All of the games in the Fire Emblem series are worth playing in their own right, but which are the best in… » 3/12/14 10:02am 3/12/14 10:02am

DLC Has Become One Of The Most Exciting Things In Gaming

It used to be that you couldn't even mention downloadable content's existence without someone getting upset, or without someone going off on how much of a money-grab scheme it all is. It's an understandable reaction, to some extent—sometimes, a game isn't out yet and already we're talking about the follow-ups? Geez,… » 7/05/13 7:00pm 7/05/13 7:00pm

Spot Your Favorite Fire Emblem Character In This Amazing Fan Art

One of the most endearing qualities of the fantastic Fire Emblem: Awakening is its massive cast of characters. Over the course of the game, we really came to know Chrom, Frederick and the gang as we fought alongisde them, watched them fall in love and get married, and sometimes watched them die. It's what sets Fire… » 4/26/13 8:00pm 4/26/13 8:00pm

Even The People Behind Fire Emblem Hit Reset When Something Goes Wrong

When your characters die in Fire Emblem, that's it. They're dead, forever (unless you're playing on the new casual mode). The idea is that permanent death forces players to be mindful of their actions, the idea is that permadeath adds gravity to the situation. Idea is the key word there. Instead, permadeath adds… » 4/02/13 6:30pm 4/02/13 6:30pm

If This Isn't One Of The Most Absurd Classes In An RPG, It's Certainly…

So, there's new Fire Emblem: Awakening DLC. With it, comes new maps and characters. One of these characters comes with a special item that can transform other characters into a special class. The bride class. I'm serious. Watch the trailer above if you'd like to get a quick glimpse. » 2/25/13 7:00pm 2/25/13 7:00pm