******************** The game that started the legend of DRAGON QUEST is here at last for mobile devices! Discover the RPG that won the hearts of two generations! Enter a fantasy world of sword, magic, and monsters in one standalone package! Download it once, and there’s nothing else to buy, and nothing else to download! ******************** ◆ Prologue The peace of fair Alefgard has been shattered by the appearance of the nefarious master of the night known as the Dragonlord, and the Sphere of Light which for so long kept the forces of darkness in check has been stolen! It’s time for you, a young warrior through whose veins flows the blood of the legendary hero Erdrick, to set out on a quest to vanquish the Dragonlord, and save the land from darkness! ◆ Game Features ・First in the Legendary Series Originally released as Dragon Warrior, you can now experience the classic retro RPG experience that swept up millions of Japanese players back in the Eighties...and never let go! Become the descendant of the legendary hero Erdrick, and embark on an epic journey through the historic realm of Alefgard, tackling fearsome foes and perplexing puzzles on your way to the dread Dragonlord’s lair! ・Simple, Intuitive Controls The game’s controls are designed to work perfectly with the vertical layout of any modern mobile device, and the position of the movement button can be changed to facilitate both one- and two-handed play. ・Experience the legendary RPG loved by millions in Japan and worldwide! Created by a legendary trio with the master creator Yuji Horii, the revolutionary synthesizer score and orchestration by Koichi Sugiyama, and art by master manga artist Akira Toriyama (Dragon Ball). -------------------- ◆ Supported iOS Devices/Operating Systems ◆ ・iPhone 4 and Above/iPad/iPod touch (4th Generation and Above) ・iOS5.1.1 and Above
You buy the game. You play it. No servers, no log-ins, no in-app purchases, no excessive layers of currencies and pay-to-win mechanics. I had nearly forgotten phone games could be this straightforward. I bought this on a whim after the release of “Hero” in Smash Bros. reminded me of the original game (which was called “Dragon Warrior” in the U.S., in case anyone is looking for that game). Very happy with the purchase. The game itself is very old school. You’ll be doing a lot of grinding, but the touch screen menus make that more tolerable and it’s a decent enough way to pass the time. Most phone games force you into grinding anyway, but suggest you pay money to skip it. In this one you’ll just have to slash away at slimes until you level up to take on better enemies like the old days. The overworld controls are a little goofy, like all phone d-pads, but they get the job done and finesse is not needed in this kind of game. I like the vertical orientation; it makes it easier to switch in and out of the app to do stuff on your phone without having to turn the whole phone. The updated graphics and music give the game a cool SNES vibe. I’d love the option to use the original graphics/music/screen resolution, but I can see how that might be infeasible given the phone layout. In any case, love has clearly been given to this port, and if you like ‘80s JRPGs, this is well worth your $3. I’ll probably play through the series and see if I can convince myself to check out DQ11 for Switch eventually.
First time playing through these classic dragon quest games and thanks to the mobile ports they are easy to grab and go. play for 15mins and stop, go do what ever and come back and pick up right where you left off. The port is self is pretty good to me at least being able to customize the controls location and only once during my play through did i freeze, but because of auto save the game froze or crashed, I closed the game and start up right before that event happened truly a great port.
I’ve never played the DQ series before nor did I want to. Yet after the release of “The Hero” in SSBU (smash) I couldn’t hide the fact that the music and game interested me. I’ve never played the NES version or the other remakes besides this one on IOS. I got to say that this is a game I’ve been missing. It was classic RPG in its finest. I used a YouTube video title “how to beat DQ in 5 mins” and I don’t regret it either. I enjoyed my experience so much I became a fan. This is my first time playing the game and I got to say that it is a 5/5. I told my wife that I think I would love DQ more then FF if I played it first. The price is beautiful too. Can’t beat it. I hope you liked my first review. I’m on a mission to clear every DQ game on IOS. Check me on the other games review too. Keep track of me. I’m here. #firstreview
Let’s be honest, having to select STAIRS was the worst back in the [NES] day. This is a great game. Love it.
This is just a pure, fun old RPG. If you use a guide, you can beat it in a day.
Can be finished in about two days (probably less if you look up a guide). No ads, no in-app purchases. A simple RPG (perhaps THE original simple RPG) that delivers a fun experience for all ages. Recommended.
A great JRPG classic brought forward in time with some good polish. Unfortunately, the game has a few bugs that can break it pretty easily. Try not to lock your device while using the app.
If I only had one complaint Is that the game doesn’t let you listen to outside media while playing and the game goes into an infinite loading loop if you attempt to. But Oh my gosh this game is a masterpiece
A faithful adaption of a wonderful game. In addition, this is one of the few ways to play the new “official” translation, which is great. Well suited controls for one-handed play for while on transit. Only one major complaint: the game will override any other audio from other apps, even with the game music turned off. Sometimes you just want to listen to podcasts while grinding!
I’ve tried 5 times to save a game where I get good weapons n good shields but then it’s not saved the next time I play even though it’s Saved??!!