Is Fire Emblem Engage A Mainline Game?

Is Fire Emblem Engage A Mainline Game?
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Written by 

Ben Williams

Published 

19th Jan 2023 17:17

Mainly Fire Emblem fans are excited about the latest game in the series, Engage. However, many players are still wondering "is Fire Emblem Engage a mainline game?". Let's get into all you need to know in this Fire Emblem Engage mainline game guide.

Is Fire Emblem Engage A Mainline Game?

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Yes, Fire Emblem Engage is a mainline game in the Fire Emblem series.

Unlike spin-off titles such as Fire Emblem: Warriors or Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes, Fire Emblem Engage officially sits among with tactical RPG mainline titles of the series. The usual way to tell whether a Fire Emblem game is part of the main series is in its genre.

The comparative examples would be in the Fire Emblem Warriors games mentioned above. Whilst the mainline Fire Emblem games are strictly turn-based tactical RPGs, the Warriors titles are typically hack-and-slashers.

Another way to tell that Fire Emblem Engage is a mainline game is in its developer. The main Fire Emblem series was created by Intelligent Systems - the same developers as previous titles like Fire Emblem: Three Houses or Fire Emblem Awakening.

Comparatively, when looking at the Warriors games, you'll find the developer behind it is Omega Force, a different team. Since Fire Emblem Engage was developed by Intelligent Systems, it is definitely a mainline game.

That is all you need to know about our Fire Emblem Engage mainline game guide. Looking for something else new to play? Check out what other game releases have come in January 2023. Alternatively, if you feel like checking out something on Xbox, take a look at what games have come to Game Pass in January 2023.

For even more Fire Emblem Engage guides, you can be sure to find them right here at GGRecon.

Ben is a Senior Guides Writer at GGRecon. Alongside his BA (Hons) in Business Management is a wealth of gaming and entertainment writing experience, having previously occupied roles as a Copywriter in e-commerce at Overclockers and Guides & SEO Writer at GameByte and FragHero. When not whipping up guides and reviews, Ben’ll be off playing the latest Pokemon games, Overwatch 2, Spider-Man, The Witcher, and Final Fantasy - all before reading manga and listening to Ice Nine Kills.

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