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  • Review Score:10

    Hours of gameplay in this one!

    This game is incredible. I got this game a week ago and ive already put in a good 60 hours and my bros been at it for around 80 and we still haven't beaten it. This game has so many different quests, items, and monsters ... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.6

    Its a challenging game to say the least with great characters, great sound, great gameplay. The story is simply amazing

    Dragon Quest Vlll is one of the most amazing RPGs I have played. It's got everything a good RPG should have. It's got great graphics, great characters, great sound, great gameplay and the story is nothing short of perfec... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.6

    One of the best RPG i've ever played

    This is for hardcore RPG gamers only. Not to say that a n00b won't have fun with this as well, but they won't get as much out of the experience. This game's arts was done by Akira Toriyama (creator of Dragon Ball Z) an... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.4

    good rpg

    The fact that Dragon Quest is the most popular game franchise in Japan doesn't really matter, when it comes to the review. What matters is that North American gamers have finally been delivered one of the best games in t... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.8

    Cor Blimey!

    Quite a refreshing game, in my opinion. Aside from the seemingly misplaced British accents, and one bartender who sounded half-French and half-British, the voiceovers were a delight. It was definitely fun to explore a ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Dragon Quest 8 shows everyone that you don't need to change the RPG wheel to create a memorable and fun RPG.

    With more and more companies developing more complex and intricate RPG's for the market, it's a good relief that Dragon Quest comes along to remind everyone that you don't need to change the RPG wheel to have a fun and m... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    With a great game and a Final Fantasy 12 demo, how can you go wrong?

    The story starts off by showing what has just happened in Trodain Castle. The evil wizard Dhoulmagus has just stolen a cursed scepter from Castle Trodain and has cast an evil spell on all of the people residing in the ki... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    The most spectacular, dramatic, dazzling, breathtaking, astonishing experience you will have on playing a video game!

    “Work of Art” Simply the one the best games in our generation and of all time, truly a breathtaking experience and a musical score achievement by the lack of better words! A must buy for anyone who is even remotely in... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    amazing o.o

    as you know this is one of the longest running rpg of gamming next to finalfantasy series. so another way of sayin is that this game rocks ^^ Gameplay:the simplicity of this game just make this game so great,lots of p... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.8

    One of the best games I ever played.

    If you like RPG, if you like old-school RPG, if you ever want to try play your first RPG game, if you want to remember how classical RPG should be, if you never played a RPG game before...no matter who you are, you'll lo... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful