Fire Emblem: Three Houses Trailer Highlights Critical Praise

New video highlights critical praise.
New video highlights critical praise. Nintendo

Fire Emblem: Three Houses continues to receive good reviews and even more love from players. That inspired Nintendo to make full use of that knowledge. Nintendo released a new trailer for Fire Emblem: Three Houses titled Accolades.

In essence, this new video for the game shows the highlights of the positive things that critics have been saying about the game. Comments include IGN saying that it is a game the begs to be played multiple times. Another comment is from Twinfinite, who calls it an "unbelievable sprawling fantasy epic." Then there is praise from Game Informer who says it is a "must play."

Released just last month, Fire Emblem: Three Houses is a tactical role-playing game exclusive to the Nintendo Switch. This is the latest entry in the Fire Emblem franchise, which started with Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light back in 1990.

The game is set on the continent of Fódlan, which had been divided in the past by three rival nations. However, the three are currently at peace and connected through the Garreg Mach Monastery. Players take the role of a former mercenary who works as a new tutor at Garreg Mach. The player needs to choose a house with which to support and guide through a series of battles. Like many of the games in the franchise, Fire Emblem: Three Houses makes use of turn-based tactical gameplay while also offering social stimulation along with time management elements.

Since its release, the game has received positive reviews with aggregator Metacritic giving it an 88 out of 100. Positive reviews include Polygon, who said that the game not only looks incredible, but remains faithful to the animated aesthetic of the series. Both The Verge and Eurogamer compared the setting to Harry Potter, with the Verge even saying that it was secretly the best Harry Potter game.

During its first week, Fire Emblem: Three Houses became the best-selling game in Japan. It also held the same record in the UK selling twice as much compared to the second place competitor, Wolfenstein: Youngblood. Nintendo has since revealed that the game is getting an Expansion Pass which will contain DLC.

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