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Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King - PlayStation 2

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King
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9 years, 6 months ago at Dec 4 1:49
i love this games, its like, a great story, has funny puns every now and then, and gave me a challenge. i have not beat it yet for one reason and one only, IT TAKES FOREVER TO LEVEL UP!!!!!! Im on level 22 and I've Played for like, two days straight! That's the only problem with the game, and the fact that the main character didn't talk. but other than that, i loved this game. 10/ 10: I'm not gonn... read more

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8 years, 11 months ago at Jul 23 22:50
This game is an instant classic that gives you the feel of a modern RPG. The first thing you probably notice when playing this game is the graphic. The background, environment, everything is gorgeous. However, they could've worked a little bit more on the music score, more variety to it if you will. But that isn't much of a problem when you're so focus on the engaging story. The story is quite sim... read more
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Description: This game, the eighth in the series, is the first installment of Dragon Quest/Dragon Warrior available for the PS2. It features a huge, lush world with full day and night cycles. Series artist and Dragonball/Z creator Akira Toriyama designed the game’s anime style, 3D, cell-shaded characters and monsters. Music was composed by Koichi Sugiyama. The evil Wizard/Jester Dhoulmagus came to the Kingdom of Trodain seeking a powerful magical scepter sealed beneath the Castle. Using the power of the scepter, Dhoulmagus destroyed the Castle of Trodain, placed a curse upon the Kingdom and its people, and turned King Trode and the Prin ... (more)
Manufacturer: Square Enix
Release date: 15 November 2005
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0662248905013 UPC: 662248905013
Tags: RPG (19), PS2 (7), Square Enix (5), Turn-based (3), Fantasy (3), Anime/manga (2), Medieval (2), Jrpg (2), Dragon Quest Series (2), Dragon Warrior (2), Playstation (2), 2005 (2), Cellshaded (2), Series (2), Sequel (2), Finished (2), Dragon Quest (2), Level-5 (2), Third Person (2), Cel-shaped (1)
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" Dragon Quest VIII is considered by many fans to be among the best entries in the series, which is saying something for a franchise this popular. This was back in the height of cartoonish, cel-shaded graphics, but even then this game stood out for its gorgeously rendered world. It also managed to be less complex than some of its predecessors, eschewing a complicated job system, which many players — weary of convoluted systems in contemporary RPGs — found refreshing."

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