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Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime (Nintendo DS)

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Description

The peaceful Sulabacca island of the slime kingdom of Sulan has been invaded! All 100 of the inhabitants of the island have been kidnapped by the Shippo Dan. You alone remain to save all of the villagers from their grisly fate.

Slime MoriMori 2 has you trekking through various dungeons in search of kidnapped slimes. Your slime can hop around, float across chasms and attack using its own body as a weapon. By stretching itself and then releasing, the slime flings itself around like a rubber band, attacking enemies and ricocheting off walls. This same move is used to strike items and rescuable friends. Either the item or friend is launched into the air, so you can catch them and carry them to a safe location. The dungeons are very reminiscent of those you might see in a classically-styled 2D Legend of Zelda game filled with a variety of enemies and focusing on puzzle-solving to get through them.

In addition to this, at certain times, you must defend yourself from attack by using your Slime Tank. Battles here consist of loading your tank with ammunition that falls from chutes, and firing the ammunition to attack your opponent, or to block your opponent's fire.

Screenshots

Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime Nintendo DS As our hero had to swallow the warrior flute to keep it from being discovered, Platypunks mistake him for a slug and don't bother kidnapping him.
Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime Nintendo DS Congratulations! You have rescued His Royal Wobbliness!
Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime Nintendo DS Jilcats LOVE Catnip sprouts. Whenever they come across one they become completely and utterly useless.
Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime Nintendo DS World map

Alternate Titles

  • "元气史莱姆2:冲击尾巴团" -- Chinese title (simplified)
  • "Slime MoriMori: Dragon Quest 2 - Daisensha to Shippo Dan" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

Rocket Slime a great new addition to the DQ world Rich Hollands (7) 4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars
Slimumor nicklas jessop (3) 4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars
Rocket Slime will blast you out of your chair! Danny Sarelas (3) 4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars
Simply Fun-ny Tawna Evans (5) 4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars

The Press Says

Portable Review Sep 30, 2006 36 out of 40 90
Atomic Gamer Oct 27, 2006 88 out of 100 88
1UP Sep 18, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
NintendoWorldReport Dec 07, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
IGN Sep 18, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
Pocket Gamer UK Oct 31, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Modojo Sep 26, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Chronicles Oct 23, 2006 7.5 out of 10 75
Cubed3 Nov 08, 2006 7 out of 10 70
RPGamer 2006 3.5 out of 5 70

Forums

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Oct 20, 2008

Trivia

Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2006 – #9 Handheld Game of the Year
    • 2006 – #4 Nintendo DS Game of the Year

Related Web Sites

  • Slime Knights (This is the official Dragon Quest community sponsored by Square Enix. It is hosted by Affinitive. Members participate in various activities to earn MMs, which is a form of currency with which they can spend on prizes provided by Square Enix. Current prizes include slime cell phone cleaners, slime keychains, copies of Rocket Slime, and strategy guides for the game.)
  • Square Enix's Official Rocket Slime Site (This is the official site for Rocket Slime that is hosted by Square Enix. It explains more about the game. Visitors can go on a scavenger hunt to win Rocket Slime wallpaper for their computers.)
breakyboy (1563) added Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime (Nintendo DS) on Feb 18, 2006