Dragon Warrior II (1987)

3.28 from 11 votes
The second game in the Dragon Warrior/Quest series. It continues the legacy of Erdrick/Loto.
First released
Jan 26, 1987
Aliases
DQ2, DW2, Dragon Warrior 2, Dragon Quest II: Akuryo no Kamigami
Franchises
Dragon Quest
Developed by
Chunsoft
Published by
Enix Corporation
Platforms
MSX, Nintendo Entertainment System, iPhone, iPad, Android, Nintendo 3DS eShop, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch
Genres
Role-Playing
Themes
Fantasy, Anime, Medieval
Rating
CERO: A
Releases
  • 3DSE - Dragon Quest II: Akuryou no Kamigami Japan
  • NES - Dragon Warrior II United States
  • NES - Dragon Quest II: Akuryou no Kamigami Japan
  • NSW - Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line (Digital) United States
  • PS4 - Dragon Quest II: Akuryou no Kamigami Japan

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Dragon Warrior/Quest 2 is a improvement over the first game but it still has considerable flaws
Game: Dragon Quest II
Genre: RPG
Developer: Squareenix/Enix
System: Nintendo (NES)
Total Score: 65/100
Value Score: 6.5/10

• Story: 7/10
• Characters: 6/10
• GamePlay: 7/10
• Graphics: 6/10
• Sound: 5/10
• Music: 7/10
• Length: 6/10
• Replay Value: 4/10
• Player Value: 7/10

Pros
+Three playable characters instead of one
+Experience and battle mechanics more balanced than first game
+Plot has improved compared to the first game

Cons
-Still no boss battles
-Still too many fetch quests
-Many of the battle mechanics transferred from the first game with no improvements
-Navigation still confusing and frustrating due to lack of map
-Grinding still will take majority of the game play time
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