Excerpt: Dragon Quest is a top series in Japan, with so much success that there’s an official banning to have a new game to be released during the week due to the fact that autorities are scared that too many people would stay away from work or school to get it!
Dragon Quest: The Journey of the Cursed King PS2 Review
31 May 2010
Excerpt: In this day and age of stupidly easy RPGS, epic yarns, creative battle methods and deep character growth systems along with other complexities, Dragon Quest is a dramatic throwback to a much simpler time.
Excerpt: For the last decade, I'll admit that I completely missed the Dragon Quest boat. This was mainly because North America only recieved one iteration of the series after the NES era. Nevertheless, I was pretty excited when I turned on DQVIII for the first time.
Excerpt: One of my very first console RPGs was Dragon Warrior for the NES, a title that was beautiful in its simplicity. It simply cast you as a warrior who had some skill with a sword and magic trying to rid the land of evil.
Conclusion: THE VERDICT: When it comes to RPGs, veteran fans always appreciate a hearkening to the past, and Dragon Quest clearly hasn't forgotten its roots. But it takes a giant stride forward with its massive environment, gorgeous visuals, and an unbelievably engaging adventure, all wrapped up in a glorious...