‘Fire Emblem’ is one of the best tactical turn based role playing games ever developed and the series has been extremely well received by both gamers and critics worldwide. It has also managed to spawn a lot of clones over the years due to its popularity and some of them have managed to establish themselves. If you like turn based tactical video games and are looking for an experience that is similar to the ‘Fire Emblem’ series, then you really can’t go wrong with any of these games. So, here is the list of video games similar to Fire Emblem that are our recommendations. You can play these games like Fire Emblem on PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC, iPhone, Android, mac or even online.
11. Shadowrun: Hong Kong (2015)
‘Shadowrun’ is a popular turn based tactical strategy game developed by Harebrained Schemes and published by Paradox Interactive in the year 2015. The game has been pretty popular among fans of the genre due to its in-depth role playing mechanics and gameplay format. It is set in Hong Kong, a bustling city where life is cheap and everything else is on sale. The campaign puts you in the open world where you need to pick up quests and complete them in a linear fashion in order to progress through the story. The combat takes place in a turn based format where you get to go first and then your enemies attack and so on. There are various items that you can collect in the game in order to take down more powerful enemies and earn experience. If you like playing games like ‘Fire Emblem’ where the focus is on turn based strategic combat, then you should definitely check this one out. An extended edition was also released, which adds about 6 hours of additional gameplay so that you don’t run out of content.
10. Xenonauts (2014)
‘Xenonauts’ is a sci-fi turn based tactical strategy game developed and published by Goldhawk Interactive in the year 2014 for Windows PC, OS X Linux devices. The game is heavily influenced by ‘X-COM’ and ‘Fire Emblem’ where you are required to control a commander and their relative forces in order to take down their enemies in a turn based format. The entire planet is under invasion from alien forces and you must do everything in your power in order to stop them. There are various types of troops which you can control such as air combat units and ground combat units but you need to deploy them strategically so that you can gain the upper hand in the combat.
You also need to use various elements in the environment to your advantage as most of the objects in the environment are intractable and destructible. At later stages of the game you also get access to UFOs which can be used tactically to take down enemy flying vessels. There are also additional win conditions other than total domination, making the gameplay extremely varied. If you like the tactical options in ‘Fire Emblem’, then you will definitely like playing through ‘Xenonauts’.
9. Tear Ring Saga (2001)