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8.9 out of 10

Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation

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Overall 8
8.0

Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation

About.com
16 June 2013
  • Conclusion: Dragon Quest VI is, overall, a tight game and pleasing enough to sit with on a rainy afternoon. Its dialogue is funny, and there are some neat ideas (you won't find a game that has a more varied handful of transportation methods). However, as far as Dragon Quest offerings on the DS go, it's not the strongest of the lot. It doesn't have the compelling story of Dragon Quest IV, the heart of Dragon Quest V , or the sheer depth of Dragon Quest IX.
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Overall 8
8.0

Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation review

GamesRadar
24 June 2012
  • Pros: Classic gameplay that's great all these years later, A very polished experience, Incredibly engrossing job system
  • Cons: Too little direction at times, Occasionally feels more ancient than old school, An excessive amount of Slime puns
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Overall 8
8.2

Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation (DS)

ccgr.org
18 August 2011
  • Excerpt: Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation was originally released only in Japan for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, where it became a best seller with 3.2 million copies. An additional million copies were sold in its DS re-release form in 2010. The US finally got it for the first time ever in 2011 and it concludes the Zenithia trilogy with some story line references from Dragon Quest IV and V.
  • Pros: Excellent character development; long game with plenty to do.
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Japanese classic remake lets strangers wirelessly connect.

Common Sense Media
16 August 2011
  • Summary: Parents need to know that Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation is a classic Japanese role-playing game with frequent -- but mild -- turn-based battles against fantastical monsters. The game’s characters and protagonists occasionally flirt with one another, and some can be seen drinking from mugs in pubs. However, the good guys are generally well-intentioned and focused on helping others and saving the world.
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Overall 8
7.5
Gameplay 8
7.5
Graphics 8
7.5
Sound 7
7.0
Storyline 6
6.0
Control 8
8.0

Expert Review

RPGFan
7 July 2011
  • Conclusion: If you've played any Dragon Quest game, you've pretty much played this.
  • Pros: Tried and true battle system, big world(s) with lots to explore.
  • Cons: Nothing innovative, soundtrack isn't strong.
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Overall 4
4.0
Graphics 6
6.0
Sound 6
6.0
Storyline 4
4.0
Originality 4
4.0

Realms of Confusion

RPGamer
4 June 2011
  • Excerpt: Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation for the Nintendo DS is the final game in the Zenithia trilogy. After fifteen years, a publisher change, and a subtitle revision, the final Dragon Quest holdout is now available in English. Now that RPGamers have it in hand, was it worth the wait or were we not really missing out on anything special?
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Overall 6
6.2
Graphics 6
6.0
Sound 7
7.0
Control 6
6.4
Addiction 5
5.0

Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation Review

Cheat Code Central
15 May 2011
Overall 7
6.9

Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation

Auracore MediaWorks
11 May 2011
  • Summary: The 6th Quest Drags on after 16 years
  • Pros: Customization; great dual-screen presentation; nice throw-back to old-style RPGs
  • Cons: Tedious; poor story-line; annoying save system
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Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation

The Armchair Empire
27 March 2011
  • Conclusion: playing games have just as much cause to celebrate Nintendo’s continued localizations of the series’ handheld remakes, adapting titles once exclusive and un-translated during their original SNES stints. The story of Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation opens immediately with the nameless hero and his fellow adventurers getting ready to face the big bad Murdaw in a battle to determine the fate of the world.
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Overall 8
8.0

Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation Review

G4
24 March 2011
  • Summary: At last, the final Dragon Quest game comes to America, making its debut on the Nintendo DS. Get ready for some more slime-hacking, world-saving, and classic role-playing good times.
  • Pros: Great, Traditional Dragon Quest Gameplay, Class-System Diversity, Finally Available In North America
  • Cons: Storyline Is A Little Weak, Random Encounters Can Be Too Frequent
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