As the title suggests, Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age is the eleventh entry in Square Enix’s quintessential JRPG franchise. It was first released in Japan for the Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation 4 in July 2017, and then worldwide for the PlayStation 4 and PC in September 2018. An enhanced version, aka the Definitive Edition, was then released for the Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PC and PS4 (the version reviewed here).
The enhanced version is a real beauty. The fact that it’s drawn by Akira Toriyama of Dragon Ball fame is a bonus in my book too - the acclaimed mangaka’s art style has a unique polish to it, which makes it easily recognisable and emanates a certain nostalgic charm, all of which blends perfectly with the game’s own strengths.
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