Set in a huge open world, Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen presents a rewarding action combat experience. Players embark on an epic adventure in a rich, living world with three AI companions, known as Pawns. These partners fight independently, demonstrating prowess and ability that they have developed based on traits learned from each player. PC users can share these Pawns online and reap rewards of treasure, tips and strategy hints for taking down the terrifying enemies. Pawns can also be borrowed when specific skills are needed to complete various challenging quests.
Dynamic combat experience – Cut off the four heads of a Hydra, climb atop griffins and fight airborne, or defeat dragons and other creatures by finding out their weaknesses.
Tons of content – Includes everything from the original game, plus the sequel. Features the highly praised combat experience and rich customization, plus a huge underground realm to explore with terrifying monsters.
Customization options galore – Nine different vocations for players to choose from with a variety of skill options for each, armor that can be upgraded and enhanced, plus Pawn companions that can be trained to fit your desired combat style.
Stunning visuals – Beautiful high res graphics with increased fidelity.
Full Steam platform support – Including Steam Achievements and the ability to play using both Xbox 360 and Xbox One controllers, plus the traditional keyboard and mouse control scheme.
Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen is an outstanding game that sets you down in a verdant fantasy world and instructs you to go hunt down the dragon that ripped your heart out. Along the way, you'll battle huge mythical beasts, partner up with magical buddies known as Pawns that you can share online with your friends, and generally have an amazing time. It's the moment to moment gameplay that makes Dragon's Dogma shine. An open-world RPG that refuses to compromise on rich, character-based systems and customisation, Dragon's Dogma is one of those rare breeds – an immersive, expansive role-player that offers up a breathtakingly satisfying combat experience.
You won't know what mythical monstrosity waits around the next corner in Dragon’s Dogma, but if the idea of taking down a hydra Hercules-style appeals to you, you're going to have a lot of fun finding out.
- OS: Windows Vista or newer (32 or 64 bit)
- Processor: Intel Core i5 660 CPU or equivalent
- Memory: 4 GB RAM
- Graphics: Radeon HD 5870 or equivalent
- DirectX: Version 9.0c
- Network: Broadband Internet connection
- Storage: 20 GB available space
- Sound Card: DirectX-compatible sound card or onboard audio chip
- Additional Notes: 1) Supports Keyboard+Mouse and XInput/DirectInput devices including Xbox 360, Xbox One, DualShock4 and Steam Controller.
- 2) Some high end integrated graphics chips and modern gaming laptops with a discrete GPU may work but have not been tested, nor are they officially supported by Capcom.
I was really surprised by the game. The controls are a little wonky and the graphics are just ok, but it's a game that nails the 'fun factor' squarely on the head. I noticed it was on sale and wanted to finally write a small review. It's a steal at this price, IMO. I finished the main quest and there's still the expansion for me to explore. This is more of an action rpg with great loot and lots of exploration. It's unforgiving if you wander into the wrong areas, though. The pawn system where you hire companions to help you is pretty cool. I'm fairly picky about the games I like and I found Dragon's Dogma very enjoyable. Highly recommended!
Dragon Dogma can be described as a Monster Hunter combined with a mix od Dark Souls (which vibe can be felt especially strong in the additional location namely Bitterblack Isle). Gameplay is fun and rewarding, mostly when you have to fight giant creatures who stands in the way. Plot while simple can be a little depressing at the end. Big recommendation from my side.
As the title says, the games reassembles a Dark Souls or at least it has a similar fighting system. The rest of the game is pretty much average. The story is not interesting and dull. And that's the biggest con of it. It screams for a good plot and a decent dialogues ! But what we get is far worse than that. Graphic is pretty much bad. It looks like a bad console port made by a small unknown studio. This graphic would be good 10 years ago when everything was looking worse. But at least music is good. It is pretty climatic and nice to listen. If you don't like a bit outdated RPGs then don't take it as you will regret it.
Dragon's Dogma surprised me. I picked it up as a bargain title, and have yet to regret the purchase. It isn't by any means a perfect game, and might put off players who have trouble adapting to the games combat and leveling systems. I enjoy the pawn system a great deal, particularly building your own companion pawn. Constructing your pawn to better support your own class choices is a nice addition. My favorite aspect is the ability to climb large foes and attack specific body parts. This isn't the first game to implement combat of that sort, and it isn't necessarily the best to do so, but combat feels more interesting when I'm hacking away at a dragons neck, rather than standing next to his leg mashing the attack button while I watch his health whittle away. At times the camera can be a bit Janky, and I've encountered a number of glitches and bugs when fighting large monsters, but this won't be the first game I love despite its flaws. An in depth leveling system that seems to reward some alternative leveling paths compared to other contemporary RPGs is also an interesting if at times baffling touch (for those of us who aren't as deeply invested in proper min/maxing).
Yeah, as I said, this game is an amazing RPG, not the best (maybe i'm a huuuuuge fan of another games and also I love retro RPG) but this game make me feel addicted, so fun, great battles. Well, I just say this is a must buy if do you love RPG.
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