Fun Fact: The Importance of Fire Emblem

Fire Emblem on the Nintendo Famicom (NES) was originally a disappointment with sales and critics but later picked up popularity. It was a major cause for the rise of popularity in the Tactical RPG genre.

Things I Like: Marth (Super Smash Bros. Ultimate)

Marth has been in the series since Melee, and was almost left out as Fire Emblem didn’t reach America by 2001, and eventually only due to the popularity of Marth and Roy in Melee. He’s also one of the first characters to be beloved by players who prefer really technical fights. His many times (not…

Things I Like: Roy (Super Smash Bros. Ultimate)

I think Roy has a special place in the hearts of fans of Super Smash Bros. as when we all unlocked him and Marth in Melee, we had zero idea who they were. Technically Japanese players had no idea either, Melee was the first game to feature Roy. His actual game Fire Emblem: The Binding…

Things I Like: Chrom (Super Smash Bros. Ultimate)

His game Fire Emblem: Awakening was my first in the series, and it does seem odd that they left him out of Smash 4 in favor of Robin and Lucina. Speaking of Lucina, that’s Chrom’s daughter from the future. They even have the same sword. Though oddly Chrom is a echo fighter of Roy and…

Things I Hate: Ike (Super Smash Bros. Ultimate)

Ike has been in the series since Brawl, but I haven’t been a fan for the most part. His game of origin is the Fire Emblem series, where he stars in Path of Radiance and Radiant Dawn. Which are two Fire Emblem games I have not played. He was once the most unique Fire Emblem…