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Dragon Quest VIII (PS2)

Dragon Quest VIII (PS2)
alaScore 84

6 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Dragon Quest VIII (PS2). The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other PlayStation 2 Games (PS2) for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PlayStation 2 Games (PS2) the Dragon Quest VIII (PS2) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 6 reviews)

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Expert review by : Ryan Hartmann (

Dragon Quest VIII

Apr, 2006

Expert review by : Will Jayson Hill (

Dragon Quest VIII Review


Level 5 and Square Enix create a masterpiece.

If what Level 5 did with Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King is any indication of what we can expect in the future, I�m looking forward to many more Dragon Quest installment. The ease of play and deep gaming experience are a perfect blend...

Jan, 2006

Expert review by : Tim_Tackett (

Dragon Quest VIII Review for the PS2


Best of the quest.

Looks awesome; Plays better; Huge, charming world; 100 + hours of gameplay

Random battles get annoying; Not very innovative

Hell, the rest of you will, too. The core of Dragon Quest VIII is the epitome of elegant design while the aesthetics are nearly unmatched. What it lacks in innovation it makes up for in refinement and delivery, leading to the new king of the old school.

Nov, 2005

Expert review by : Daniel "monk" Pelfrey (

Hands On: Dragon Quest VIII


I recently had the opportunity to get my hands on Dragon Quest VIII, and while it was in a limited capacity, I can say with utmost confidence that I may or may not want to play the game when it comes out. How's that for being vague? In all seriousness,...

Aside from the problem of not knowing the battle order, there really isn’t much holding me back from wanting this title. A solid storytelling tradition in the series combined with some deep combat (this isn’t some ‘one weapon wonder’ type of RPG) make...

Oct, 2005

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Dragon Quest VIII


Visually, Dragon Quest is incredibly unique. Cel-shading is extremely popular these days but anyone has yet to produce this kind of quality. I couldn’t take my eyes off of the characters. Everything about them, from their definition against the...