Steven Rollins

Permadeath has been one of the most defining features of the Fire Emblem franchise for a long time. Though it was required in the West since Fire Emblem Awakening over five years ago, it still remains an integral, yet controversial part of the Fire Emblem experience across the fanbase. Some may call it outdated, but I think this couldn’t be further from the truth. Though its purpose is different from when Fire Emblem first launched, it still plays an important role in the franchise. A strategic element The permadeath mechanic was one of the primary reasons I broke into the […]

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