Opinion – Bottom 25 Games: 9) Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon

9) Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon (DS, Nintendo/Intelligent Systems, 2009) I happen to be a pretty big fan of Fire Emblem. I’ve bought nearly all of the titles that have come out in the US (except Radiant Dawn, primarily because Path of Radiance didn’t sink its teeth into me well enough to commit to more), and…

Opinion: Thoughts on Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright’s Mechanics

Okay, let’s get back to Fates. The characters didn’t resonate with me as much as Awakening and Fire Emblem, as I discussed last time. But in terms of its gameplay, how did it fare? The mechanics continue a lot of what Awakening added into the mix, with Pair Ups, Supports and marriages/children remaining a key aspect…

Opinion: Thoughts on Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright’s Cast

I wrapped up Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright yesterday, and have been trying to figure out how I feel about it. Like, there’s some good elements to it, but I feel that it is definitely a step behind Awakening and Fire Emblem (GBA). So here’s my attempt to decipher my own feelings about the game. It’ll be…

Music: Five Great Compositions from Women

It’s a bit of a tradition of mine to write about women composers in March, so I’m going to do that again with 5 of my favorite songs from my Top 100. Note – I realized I accidentally wrote about Wild Arms twice, so I’m picking a new song for this feature.   Winds across…