The Fire Emblem: Three Houses opening cutscene is surprisingly brutal | Nintendo Wire

Fire Emblem: Three Houses is right around the corner, and today — two weeks before release, a host of previews for the strategy juggernaut has been released. A lot of the reports are extremely positive and promising, but one of the more noteworthy releases is of the game’s opening cutscene, which looks to set the game’s tone in a brutal, bloody manner.

The scene showcases a battle between two opposing forces, one of which appears to be led by Rhea, the archbishop of Seiros. She engages with a chain-sword wielding ugly mug from the opposing side, swearing revenge as the two cross blades. Despite the low frame rate, the cutscene is beautifully choreographed and wonderfully detailed, with the bout becoming muddy and tense before culminating in an extremely violent (by Fire Emblem standards) death. If this is what opens the game, I can only imagine what will lie in store later on down the line.

You can check out the cutscene below. Three Houses releases July 26th, and you can pre-order your copy on Amazon today!



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Written by Ben Fruzzetti

Gamer, writer and devourer of pasta. Whenever not letting his daydreams run out of control, he can be found writing for Nintendo Wire, playing old JRPGs, or reading sci-fi and fantasy novels and comics.

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  1. Missiletainn says:

    Thats Seiros not Rhea

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