33 Games Like Fire Emblem

Games Like Fire Emblem
Our collection of games like Fire Emblem features other tactical turn based games that require you to think strategically.

Fire Emblem is a series of tactical RPGs that has been around since 1990. As a Nintendo developed game the series has been made available on the likes of the Game Boy, GameCube, Wii, DS and other Nintendo platforms. In total the Fire Emblem series features over a dozen games with similar gameplay but varying storylines and characters.

The franchise is one of the original in the turn based tactical genre and challenges players to strategically manage their teams position, movements and attacks to either survive an onslaught or defeat a series of foes. In addition to this turn based approach players will get an array of role playing features from strong stories, unit advancement, cut scenes and deep customisation.

The games like Fire Emblem here feature other tactical games with turn based mechanics that offer plenty of depth. These games use a variety of themes that will challenge you to lead a team to victory with careful strategic decisions. Platforms on this page include DS, 3DS, PC, Mac, Xbox, PlayStation, iOS, Android and even free options.

Games Like Fire Emblem

dofus

Dofus

Dofus is a turn based MMORPG that started in France and has rapidly expanded worldwide since that time. The game was so successful that it has lead to a number of spin off games including Wakfu which continues the story of the Dofus universe. Set in The World of Twelve (named after the 12 gods ... Read More »

User Score
8.5
(17 votes)
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Shadowrun: Hong Kong

The third instalment in the science fiction tactical genre of Shadowrun is Shadowrun: Hong Kong. Offering the same high quality experience as those before it the game is packed full of features thanks to it’s hugely successful Kickstarter campaign to develop these additional features. Thi... Read More »

User Score
8.1
(8 votes)
xenonauts

Xenonauts

Xenonauts draws heavily on the science fiction universe of the original X-COM to create a very familiar turn based tactical adventure. The game isn’t just a clone though with many improvements that allow it to stand own feet and not lean too heavily on the reputation of X-COM. The game is set i... Read More »

User Score
7.6
(8 votes)
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Valkyria Chronicles

Valkyria Chronicles is a very unique role playing game that blends shooting and strategy together. The game offers a thought provoking experience that will immerse you in the beautiful game world. Valkyria Chronicles takes place in a World War II style era with the Europa continent being fought... Read More »

User Score
8.0
(14 votes)
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Great Big War Game

Great Big War Game is a 3D turn based adventure for mobile devices and windows that offers 50 military focused campaign missions. With plenty of variety spread throughout these environments and the ability to jump into cross platform multiplayer this simple turn based game has become a winner i... Read More »

User Score
7.6
(10 votes)
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Advance Wars: Dual Strike

Advance Wars: Dual Strike belongs to the popular Advance Wars franchise and is available on the Nintendo DS platform. Taking place in a fresh location but continuing on from previous games with some elements Dual Strike is the ideal game for fresh faces to join the franchise but has that extra ... Read More »

User Score
8.8
(9 votes)
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Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel

Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel takes place in the apocalyptic setting that the Fallout universe is known for and opts for a tactical RPG approach ensuring plenty of strategy, customisation and story to be enjoyed. Following a fresh squad in the Brotherhood of Steel faction you’ll a... Read More »

User Score
8.4
(11 votes)
wakfu

Wakfu

Wakfu is a free to play MMORPG that utilises a turn based tactical combat style over more traditional MMO mechanics. The game is similar to Ankama Games other MMO, Dofus in terms of mechanics but it set 1000 years after the events of the original game. Your first adventure in Wakfu serves as bo... Read More »

User Score
7.6
(12 votes)
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Skulls of the Shogun

Skulls of the Shogun is a casual take on the turn based tactic genre with some interesting mechanics to create a simple but very fun adventure both in single player and multiplayer modes. Launched across Xbox, Windows and eventually making its way to mobile the game can be enjoyed across all th... Read More »

User Score
7.5
(8 votes)
shining-force

Shining Force

Shining Force launched in 1992 as one of the original fantasy themed tactical role playing games. With recent releases for iOS devices and PC port now available the game has received a breath of new life that makes the game accessible to a whole new generation of gamers. Set in the Kingdom of G... Read More »

User Score
8.3
(6 votes)
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Jeanne d’Arc

Drawing from history but adding countless fantasy elements is Jeanne d’Arc a game for the PSP in the tactical role playing genre. Choosing to focus on smaller combat engagements there is all the depth you need to stay invested from start to end. The heart of the story line is the 5 magical arml... Read More »

User Score
8.3
(7 votes)
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Heroes of Steel RPG

Choose your party of four adventurers and use them to reclaim humanity in Heroes of Steel RPG, a game available on multiple platforms that focuses on the combat elements of tactical role playing games. If you crave the combat of the genre but don’t want much of the extra content Heroes of Steel... Read More »

User Score
7.9
(9 votes)
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The Banner Saga

Enter the world of Vikings in The Banner Saga an experience filled with deep story and tactical role playing elements. With vital decisions falling to you players have the ability to guide the direction of their caravan as they cross a harsh and forgiving landscape. The story in this Viking fan... Read More »

User Score
8.7
(9 votes)
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Advance Wars: Days of Ruin

Advance Wars: Days of Ruin (alternatively, Advance Wars: Dark Conflict) is part of the well-loved turn based strategy series, Advance Wars. It’s the formula that fans have seen before albeit with a darker tone and a greater selection of units that takes the strategy options to the next level. T... Read More »

User Score
8.1
(8 votes)
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Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions

Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions is the updated version of the acclaimed tactical role playing game originally released in 1997. Available on the PlayStation Portable and eventually brought onto iOS, it’s the best way to get your hands on this much loved Final Fantasy experience. The... Read More »

User Score
8.2
(11 votes)
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Shadowrun: Dragonfall

Shadowrun: Dragonfall started its life as an expansion pack but was eventually reworked into a complete standalone game through a number of improvements. It’s distinct mixture of magic, cyberpunk, tactical combat and RPG elements have made the game a staple for strategy fans that crave unique a... Read More »

User Score
8.7
(9 votes)
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XCOM: Enemy Unknown

XCOM: Enemy Unknown takes a militaristic approach to tactical combat as you fend off an alien invasion in a similar manner to the 1994 game that the adventure is based on, UFO: Enemy Unknown. Stepping into the near future players take part in the defence of an alien invasion as a commander in t... Read More »

User Score
7.6
(5 votes)
crowntakers

Crowntakers

Crowntakers mixes several genres together to create an interesting blend of turn based combat, role playing and rogue-lite elements that will keep you hooked and playing just one more game. The setting for your adventure is one you would have encountered before with a peaceful land being thrown... Read More »

User Score
7.8
(10 votes)
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King’s Bounty: The Legend

King’s Bounty: The Legend sends you on an adventure that featured tactical turn based combat and all the role playing elements you need to make the story your own. It’s a potent mix of real-time adventure and strategic turn based battles. The fantasy world of King’s Bounty: Th... Read More »

User Score
8.2
(6 votes)
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Braveland Wizard

Braveland Wizard builds on the original turn based adventure by introducing a new Wizard hero for players to command. With plenty of other enhancements ensuring a longer and more satisfying adventure the game is bound to captivate fans of tactical turn based gaming and the original Braveland ex... Read More »

User Score
7.1
(8 votes)
krosmaster-arena

Krosmaster Arena

Krosmaster Arena brings the popular board game into the online realm with a turn based strategy game with a similar vibe to Dofus or Wakfu thanks to the assets borrowed from their respective game worlds. In Krosmaster Arena players must create their own team of heroes and use their unique skill... Read More »

User Score
7.5
(11 votes)
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Wasteland 2

Set in a post-apocalyptic universe and aiming to capture the same audience as the original Fallout adventures is Wasteland 2. With a huge amount of potential customisation and enough content to ensure multiple playthroughs can take different paths it is a game that succeeds for the most part. S... Read More »

User Score
7.5
(16 votes)
X-Mercs

X-Mercs

Put in control of your very own squad of military units X-Mercs is a challenging tactical turn based game for your mobile device. With the ability to develop your own unique team that grows as the story progresses you’ll find plenty of depth on hand. Amidst an alien threat players will be... Read More »

User Score
7.3
(7 votes)
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Divinity: Original Sin

Divinity: Original Sin offers solo and co-operative gameplay that blends fantasy, strategy and role playing together. With a living and breathing game world you can make a name for yourself and direct the course of this adventure one turn at a time. Set in a game world filled with fantasy playe... Read More »

User Score
8.3
(15 votes)
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Expeditions: Conquistador

Expeditions: Conquistador is a historical turn based strategy experience with a focus on tactical role playing gameplay. The game packs in a huge amount of strategic depth and was released in 2013 for Windows and Mac. In the game you’ll be playing as an expedition leader as you cross South Amer... Read More »

User Score
8.6
(13 votes)
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Battle World: Kronos

Battle World: Kronos is an impressive turn based development that grew from a very successful Kickstarter campaign. Delivering a high quality experience with a huge amount of units, campaign gameplay and customisation opportunity it’s a shining star in a genre that doesn’t receive the same amou... Read More »

User Score
6.3
(12 votes)
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Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars brings modern war based tactical strategy to the 3DS with a lengthy campaign that makes good use of the 3D functionality of the console. While there isn’t a huge amount of innovation the way the game caters towards both new players and master ta... Read More »

User Score
7.7
(11 votes)
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Might & Magic Heroes Online

Might & Magic Heroes Online brings a much loved franchise into the realm of browser gaming. With great graphics and animations bringing the game world to life in 2.5D style it’s visually enjoyable but also quite deep thanks to a range of well-designed mechanics. Starting out your adve... Read More »

User Score
7.5
(6 votes)
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Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor belongs to the highly popular series and opts to mix several genres together to create a tactical role playing like experience. With multiple endings and paths to take throughout the story combining with so many different team setups it’s a game with high repl... Read More »

User Score
8.0
(11 votes)
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Bravely Default

Enjoy deeply satisfying combat as you adventure across a fantasy world in Bravely Default a role playing experience that mixes many elements together centring on a very enjoyable combat experience. The bones of the game are a traditional turn based JRPG but it’s much more than this once y... Read More »

User Score
8.5
(11 votes)
radiant-historia

Radiant Historia

Radiant Historia is a RPG experience for your Nintendo DS with time travel elements making up the core of the experience. The game was developed by Atlus who worked on many other popular games in the genre including the highly received Nocturne and Persona 3. Radiant Historia is set on Vanqueur... Read More »

User Score
8.8
(10 votes)
disgaea

Disgaea: Hour of Darkness

Welcome to the Netherworld! The world that Disgaea takes place in. Follow the narcissistic protagonist Prince Laharl in this humour filled RPG adventure. Laharl took a nap that unexpectedly lasted two years, and has been awakened by his loyal vassal and fellow protagonist Etna to find that his ... Read More »

User Score
7.9
(13 votes)
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The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky

The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky originally launched in Japan and made its way to the PlayStation Portable as an English version in 2011. The game is what you would expect from a Japanese RPG with a focus on character development and uses a turn based combat system similar to that of Fin... Read More »

User Score
7.5
(11 votes)