This is a an exceptional RPG game that is so addictived, and easy for "this newcomer" to get use to it immediatly. This is the first Fire Emblem game in the series that I have ever played, but unfortunately, if they can make another as decent as this; I may be a new fanatic in the series. The story is mysterious at the beginning, then like good drama if have some comedy mixed with some sad moments drawing you deeper into the world. The 3D effects are excellent mixture of 3D graphics over 2D artwork with the 3D LCD giving you the since of depth. Some of the objects just come alive as you play in 3D, especially during the game in play on the battle field when you see trees or concrete, stone walls like if you can poke at them on the small top widescreen. If I was able to, I would definitely recommend the game to a friend even if it meant getting even the system itself, just to play this game.