120°
Submitted by thisheat1 702d ago | article

In The Wake Of Ni No Kuni....Remember Dragon Quest 8....Worship Level-5

8bitfix.com writes: The very traditional Japanese RPG carries with it but one question. That question is all about time. What will you sacrifice? What relationship will lose its effulgence, and crumble under the weight of your selfish leveling up? Indeed the next question will be how powerful do you want your character to be? Things will fall apart around you, people will dislike you. Litigation might ensue. All established rules are at best precarious and productivity a barren,sterile hill of dying weed. Ultimately though as you charge towards the 255 hour mark your brain now an oafish, gutted hollow cube, you still smile. For even as your power is shuttered and the contents of your fridge festering, you can justify the hours spent with dignified repose. (Culture, Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King, Industry, Level-5, Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, PS3, Retro)

wishingW3L  +   703d ago
don't forget about Rogue Galaxy!
kevnb  +   702d ago
didnt like that one sadly, but ni no kuni and dragon quest viii were both fantastic.
Brewski007  +   702d ago
Aww yeah i loved that game.

On the topic of dragon quest, we need another ps3 dragon quest game. Or maybe even a ps4, with the capabilities of multi-player now would be AWESOME!
thisheat1  +   703d ago
I haven't :) ITS FANTASTIC
!
Chrono  +   702d ago
Level-5 knows how to make great JRPGs. They're one of my fav developers.
DA_SHREDDER  +   702d ago
They made a game from the dragon warrior/quest template. Those how all good jrpg's were made, and proves that it was a winning format. These days I wouldn't even consider half these games that are rpgs' at all, they just portrayed themselves to be a deep game, when there were never worlds to explore, they started getting all narrative heavy, and most were unsuccessful even at that. Name one character this gen, that isn't named lighting (she was such a bad character they had to make her 3 games to stay relevent, most good characters only needed to be and ended their lives and story after a real jrpg), that you can just name off the top of your head and had a real impact on peoples emotions, fanboy ranting dont carry any weight. Blah, F you people that destroyed my favorite franchises! BTW, White Knight Sucked! and I even tried to lie to myself to like it!
#3.1 (Edited 702d ago ) | Agree(0) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply
3-4-5  +   702d ago
Yea..throw Dragon Quest 9 in there too. Way too many people dislike it for odd reasons. It's one of my favorite games ever.
PS4isKing_82  +   702d ago
Them, atlus and nis, monolith, mistwalker and the namco tales studio are great devs.
Now if only square enix could come back to relevance I would die a happy man.
abzdine  +   702d ago
oh DQVIII HD is in my wild fantasies right now.
kevnb  +   702d ago
pcx2, plays full speed on some of the newer intel processors already.
abzdine  +   702d ago
yeah but a DQVIII HD on vita would be a great thing on the go. PC gaming isn't my cup of tea
George Sears  +   702d ago
This game took me by surprise. Still remember thinking that in a certain part of the game I was expecting to see the credits role, only to realize that the story had just begun.
Tzuno  +   702d ago
i have dq8 awesome game.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
40°

Get a First Taste of the Hotline Miami 2 Soundtrack

2h ago - Other than a teaser or two there’s been nothing released yet from the Hotline Miami 2 soundtrack.... | PC
40°

Want to Learn How to Design Sidequests? Play Majora’s Mask

2h ago - ZD: "In video games, we can often draw a distinction between two major classes of “things to do”:... | Retro
30°

Linking Masks and Majora - Possession in Majora’s Mask and Noh Theatre

2h ago - ZI: Based on its title alone, it can be assumed that at least one mask in Majora’s Mask will play... | Retro
40°

Should Masks be Brought Back in a Future Zelda Title?

3h ago - ZI: Whenever someone says the words "Zelda" and "mask" in the same sentence, it's needless to say... | Wii U
Ad

Are you bored?

Now - Watch 10 seconds videos about games and game culture at COUB Gaming... | Promoted post
40°

What It Means to Be a Hero: Link’s Iconic Role in the Zelda Series

3h ago - ZI: "Zelda games come in many shapes and sizes. They appear on both handhelds and home consoles.... | GameCube