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Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen (Nintendo DS)

100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
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Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chose is a remake of the NES game and the Playstation version and tells the same story with an added chapter.

The gameplay is the standard RPG: exploring lands and dungeons with a party, encountering enemies and battling them with weapons and magic to gain experience points to level up their character. The game is divided in six chapters, the first four tells of the hero (or heroine) and lets the player partake in quest with a party of characters while the fifth one has the player take control of the hero/heroine. The sixth chapter is a new feature and was not in the original game that has the player take control of the hero and his friends on a quest for revenge.

The player utilizes the stylus pen to pick commands in the battle interface menu and uses the D-pad to move around on the map. In addition to the classic features, new ones were added as well such as a Casino minigame and the ability to set up their characters strategies in the final chapter (which are non-playable). The map has also been tweaked a bit and players can save their game in the House of Healing instead of visiting the king.


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Alternate Titles

  • "Dragon Quest: The Chapters of the Chosen" -- UK title
  • "Dragon Quest: Le cronache dei prescelti" -- Italian title
  • "Dragon Quest IV: L'Epopée des Elus" -- French title
  • "Dragon Quest: Die Chronik der Erkorenen" -- German title
  • "Dragon Quest: Capítulos de los Elegidos" -- Spanish title

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The Press Says

Gaming Age Oct 16, 2008 A 100
Game Shark Nov 06, 2008 A- 91
Games Radar Sep 12, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Game Vortex Oct, 2008 87 out of 100 87 Sep 11, 2008 17 out of 20 85
Hooked Gamers Oct 12, 2008 8 out of 10 80 Sep 17, 2008 8 out of 10 80
RPGamer Jan 11, 2009 4 out of 5 80
RPGamer Sep, 2008 3.5 out of 5 70
Modojo Sep 25, 2008 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


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Changes from Playstation version 1 CrankyStorming (2724)
Apr 20, 2014


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Big John WV (25281) added Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen (Nintendo DS) on Nov 04, 2008
Other platforms contributed by CrankyStorming (2724) and Sciere (256875)