Fire Emblem Heroes
By Nintendo Co., Ltd.
This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.
Open the gateways between worlds, Heroes at your side.
Nintendo's hit strategy-RPG Fire Emblem series is now reimagined for smart devices.
Fight battles customized for touch screens and on-the-go gameplay. Summon characters from across the Fire Emblem universe. Develop your Heroes' skills, and take them to new heights. This is your adventure—a Fire Emblem that's like nothing you've seen before!
This application is free to download and offers some optional in-app purchases.
■ An epic quest
A world with two kingdoms: the Emblian Empire, which wishes to rule all worlds, and the Askran Kingdom, which stands in its way.
You are a summoner with the special ability to call upon legendary Heroes from different Fire Emblem worlds. In order to save the Kingdom of Askr from destruction, join the Order of Heroes and face a never-ending challenge.
■ Intense battles
Take part in strategic turn-based battles streamlined for on-the-go play with maps that fit in the palm of your hand! You'll need to think hard about the advantages and disadvantages of each Hero's weapon—and even evaluate the map itself as you battle. Lead your army with easy touch and drag controls, including the ability to attack by simply swiping an ally over an enemy.
■ Original characters meet legendary Heroes
The game features numerous Hero characters from the Fire Emblem series and a few brand-new Heroes created by artist Yusuke Kozaki, known for his work on Fire Emblem Awakening and Fire Emblem Fates. Some Heroes will fight at your side as allies, while others may stand in your way as fierce enemies to be defeated and added to your army.
■ Many modes let you play again and again
In addition to the main story, there are many other modes where you can strengthen your allies, compete against other players, and more. Also, free and timely updates will continue to add new Hero characters, content, and other surprises to keep you engrossed with hours of additional gameplay.
● Story Maps: The story brings together new Hero characters along with familiar faces from the Fire Emblem series. Lead your army to victory to save the Kingdom of Askr.
● Training Tower: Engage in battle scenarios of varying difficulty that you can play over and over to earn rewards and experience (EXP) for your allies. Each time you take on these maps, the enemies and terrain change to offer a new challenge.
● Arena Duels: Fight against your rivals around the world. Your high score and ranking will determine your rewards—items that can increase your Heroes' abilities.
● Hero Battles: Under Special Maps, discover various battle scenarios that are available for a limited time. Defeat the Heroes who oppose you to convince them to join you as an ally.
Battle together with your favorite Heroes, watch them grow, and enjoy an all-new adventure that opens up a path to the future.
[What is Fire Emblem?]
The long-running hit Fire Emblem series comprises strategy/role-playing games with deep tactical elements and depth that increases with every move you make. As you progress through the story, you will meet and bid farewell to many allies.
* Internet connectivity required to play. Data charges may apply.
* You must be at least 13+ to use this game with a Nintendo Account.
* Variations in individual device specifications and other applications being run on a device may affect normal operation of this application.
What's New in Version 1.8.0
・ Made it easier to identify stages involved in quests.
・ Can now jump directly to related stages from the quest list.
・ Now possible to jump to Edit Teams prior to entering a stage.
・ Bug fixes.
Amazing game, Questionable Business Practices
Until recently, IS, the game developer, recently seemed to seek to set themselves apart from other gacha games by being fair and keeping the power creep common in such games under control. Unfortunately, this seems to be no longer the case. IS is releasing bait banner after bait banner in an obvious attempt at grabbing cash from those it sneakily lulls into a soft gambling addiction through the "free banner pulls" they offer on each new summoning banner. They even recently broke their pattern of giving the fan base a heads up about a new OP unit being released and dropped her unannounced on a banner with an old outdated unit of the same color, and this only a few days after an already OP banner on which many fans burned through all of their orbs (which are in game currency used for summoning). All of these tactics naturally result in more micro transactions for IS at the expense of the consumer who is led to believe has to spend more and more to keep up with the ever power creeping metagame. IS had a lot of good will and trust built up until recently. It's very sad to see such an amazing game get ruined by greed and shady tactics...
If you're thinking of getting into this game, unless you have gobbs of self control and lots of disposable income, my advice is to stay away.
IS just broke their own rules in the name of greed.
Before the date of this review, Intelligent Systems had more or less followed a pattern on the highest-tier units: anyone could get them, but only in limited numbers, in order to prevent fused units from completely dominating the game. Today, IS released one of the most powerful sword-users in the entire game, one that outclassed a vast majority of the other sword users. But rather than limit the number of duplicate units to fuse together or make the unit freely available to all players, she was given her own focus banner, despite the fact she could easily have gone on the banner released just days earlier, and she shares her drop pool with another, vastly mediocre swordsman... right after two highly sought-after summoning events have made the playerbase exhaust their free orbs, thus forcing them to pay for more in order to try and get this unit. Now the majority of non-paying players are unlikely to ever obtain her, while the select few who pay hundreds of dollars can fuse ten of her together and create a completely unbalanced unit.
IS had set a precedence for themselves prior to this event, but now they have clearly stated that players enjoying their game is secondary to milking them of their money.
Summoning Awful Heroes ad nauseum
I’ve generally enjoyed this game quit a bit. Nintendo does a good job of trying to keep content fresh by updating the interface, modes of play, and available characters.
But, and this is the reason for the lower rating, this game is a nightmare when it comes to getting units that are worth anything. If you don’t get a specific group of very powerful units, you simply won’t be able to complete much of the game, or play competitively in the arena.
Summoning with orbs generally produces such a frustrating collection of the same, terrible units, that I can’t bring myself to spend money on this game; you would have to spend ALOT to get the rare units you need to be competitive. Despite the vast array of units you could get during a summons, you almost always get one of about 15 nearly useless units, over and over again. I would rather see the star ratings on the units go down again, as long as the variety of who was summoned went up.
- Category: Games
- Updated: Oct 09, 2017
- Version: 1.8.0
- Size: 93.7 MB
- Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish
- Seller: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
- © 2017 Nintendo / INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS
Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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