It’s been an incredibly busy week for the Switch with the release of titles like Fall Guys, Roller Champions, and Sonic Origins. In addition to all of these games, we also have the proprietary title Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes.
This is another spectacular Musou game from the team at Omega Force that sees you (the player) take control of the brand new character Shez, as he prepares to take on the Three Houses protagonist, Byleth . From there, you join Edelgard, Dimitri and Claude and are invited to embark on a whole new adventure.
In our own review, we noted how the game improved in several ways over its 2017 predecessor, and also featured strong performances and an action-packed campaign – giving it nine out of ten stars.
And here’s a summary of what other outlets have said about the game so far. GamesRadar+ (mostly) loved it, giving it 3.5 out of 5:
“Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes uses an excellent hybrid combat system while barely slowing down for its beloved characters.”
Vooks.net praised the game for its perfect fusion of gameplay and strategy – giving it 4.5 out of 5:
“Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes is perhaps the best Warriors game to date. It’s an absolutely perfect fusion of fast-paced hack-and-slash gameplay with methodical, thoughtful strategy, with such a vibrant returning cast than ever.. With such a large cast, it’s no surprise that a lot of the characters feel similar in combat, but it’s easy to look past it with how fantastic every other aspect is.
Nintendo Insider gave the game 9 out of 10, noting what an “outstanding release” it was among the many Warriors games on Switch:
“Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes brazenly leaps into battle, delivering tactical brilliance and heroic thrills in equal measure. This is an exceptional game among the many Warriors games on Nintendo Switch, and perhaps the best to honor the point handheld home console – loaded with armies to take down, heartfelt stories and more than enough content to keep you busy for months, whether at home or on the go.
Comicbook.com said it was “closer to perfect than it has any right to be”, with a rating of 4.5 out of 5:
“Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes has enough franchise DNA to satisfy. And in some ways, zooming into a battlefield while triggering abilities like Assassinate or Nosferatu feels more in keeping with Fodlan’s chaotic, war-torn battlefields than it has before.
And Destructroid was also impressed with the latest Warriors entry, awarding a score of 9 out of 10:
“While the core Warriors the gameplay is probably not going to completely convince people who have already tried to get into it, those of you who benefits should have a ton of fun with three hopes.”
Will you be trying this game out for yourself when it hits the Nintendo Switch later this week? Tell us below.
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