Dating game series order
This is a deviation from most traditional RPGs, where characters would reach zero health and be merely incapacitated or can still be revived.
This leads players to be mindful of their units and use care in deploying them into battle, keeping back any significantly injured units.
If the game did not sell enough units in Japan alone, the franchise would be permanently shelved.
However, the game was well advertised and had exceptional sales, more than any previous titles.
As such, Lyn's Tale does not feature permanent death.
Units that are defeated in Lyn's story return in Eliwood's/Hector's story, which makes up the main portion of the game.
After Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade, only four of the five games released after it were released world wide; Fire Emblem: New Mystery of the Emblem remained a Japan exclusive.
Fire Emblem Awakening, the thirteenth title, was developed to be the final game in the franchise and utilized numerous features used throughout the various Fire Emblem games to create the best game they could that would be a proper finale for the franchise.
The series is credited with establishing the tactical role-playing video game genre, otherwise known as tactical RPGs or strategy RPGs.Because some games serve as direct prequels or sequels to others, a number of characters make multiple game appearances.Characters that are playable in one game may appear as NPCs in another, while others may remain playable, possibly with tweaks to their classes and abilities.The success of the sales in Japan lead to the localization of the game worldwide, leading to similar sales success and newfound interest in the franchise.Currently fifteen Fire Emblem tiles have been released with seven of them being released only in Japan and eight released worldwide.