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. Into the Wilderness, Wild ARMs, Michiko Naruke, PS1, Sony/Media.Vision, 1997 I absolutely adore the introduction to Wild ARMs, which is primarily due to…