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

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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.


Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen Nintendo DS Title screen of Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen

Alternate Titles

  • "ドラゴンクエストIV 導かれし者たち" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Dragon Quest: The Chapters of the Chosen" -- UK title
  • "Dragon Quest: Le cronache dei prescelti" -- Italian title
  • "Dragon Quest IV: Michibikareshi Monotachi" -- Japanese 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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Gaming Age Oct 16, 2008 A 100
Cubed3 Oct 25, 2008 9 out of 10 90
GamesRadar Sep 12, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Jolt (UK) Oct 02, 2008 8.6 out of 10 86
GameZone Oct 01, 2008 8.3 out of 10 83
videogamer.com Sep 17, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Thunderbolt Games Feb 13, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Cheat Code Central Oct, 2008 4 out of 5 80
Play.tm Oct 11, 2008 80 out of 100 80
RPGamer Sep, 2008 3.5 out of 5 70


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Changes from Playstation version 1 CrankyStorming (2751)
Apr 20, 2014


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Big John WV (25498) added Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen (Nintendo DS) on Nov 04, 2008
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