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Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker (Nintendo DS)

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In Monsters: Joker, you play an aspiring monster tournament competitor. The goal is to recruit and train a team of monsters powerful enough to win the Monster Tournament of the Granpool Archipelago.

The game uses the same combat engine as Dragon Quest VIII, turn-based where commands are issued, and then the game shows the results in 3D.

There are many monsters spread over 8 families so it is up to the player to find a combination that takes into account the strengths and weaknesses of the monsters. The player's character also doesn't fight directly in the battles, but aids the monster team with potions and other power ups.

Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection is also used to fight a battle vs AI opponents ranked similar to the players monsters, however this can only be done once per day so the daily rewards aren't over collected.


Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker Nintendo DS The game starts in a prison.
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker Nintendo DS Your father, Warden
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker Nintendo DS Talking with people.
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker Nintendo DS The quest begins.

Alternate Titles

  • "DQM: Dragon Quest Monsters Joker" -- European DS title
  • "ドラゴンクエストモンスターズ ジョーカー" -- Japanese spelling

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Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2007 8.25 out of 10 82
GameSpy Nov 09, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
RPG Kingdom Apr 09, 2007 16 out of 20 80
IGN Nov 06, 2007 7.9 out of 10 79
Cheat Code Central 2007 3.8 out of 5 76
Game Captain Mar 22, 2008 76 out of 100 76
GBase - The Gamer's Base Apr 03, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75
1UP Nov 06, 2007 B 75
Legendra Nov 30, 2008 7 out of 10 70 Mar 18, 2008 14 out of 20 70


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Keeper Garrett (963) added Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker (Nintendo DS) on May 05, 2007