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Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn (Wii)

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Description

The sequel to 2005's Path of Radiance and the tenth game in the Fire Emblem series, Radiant Dawn takes place three years after the defeat of the Daein kingdom by Crimea.

Unlike other Wii games, the main method of control is either through the classic controller or GameCube controller, since the action is wholly turn-based tactical combat, largely the same as the previous nine games. The game consists of 44 chapters and uses the same engine as Path of Radiance. There are three new weapon and magic types: Knife, Dark Magic and Strike.

The player must lead a band of heroes against the Begnion Empire's oppression of the defeated Daein, along with help from many of the heroes from Path of Radiance. The members of the Dawn group are the main heroes of the game, with a major role for Sothe, who was a child thief from the previous Fire Emblem game.

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Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn Wii Nephenee does some sort of attack, no doubt awesome.
Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn Wii This Dragon master gains stats as he becomes a Dragonlord.
Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn Wii Micaiah prepares to use her light magic.
Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn Wii Character tree

Alternate Titles

  • "ファイアーエムブレム 暁の女神" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Fire Emblem: Akatsuki no Megami" -- Japanese title

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The Press Says

Nintendo-Online.de Apr 14, 2008 9 out of 10 90
1UP Nov 06, 2007 9 out of 10 90
Game Revolution Nov 19, 2007 B+ 83
IGN Nov 02, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Game Positive Jan 07, 2008 7.9 out of 10 79
4Players.de Feb 22, 2008 75 out of 100 75
Good Game Apr 28, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Good Game Apr 28, 2008 6 out of 10 60
GameSpot Nov 13, 2007 6 out of 10 60
Video Game Talk Feb 04, 2008 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2007 – #4 Wii Game of the Year
    • 2007 – Wii Turn-Based Strategy Game of the Year

Keeper Garrett (963) added Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn (Wii) on Mar 02, 2007