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Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King $25 on Amazon.com


#1 DuffHomer   CAGiversary! Silenced   60 Posts   Joined 3.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:59 AM

8 left in stock, this game should not be missed!

http://www.amazon.co...gon Quest guide

#2 diazt350   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   551 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

Posted 22 January 2013 - 12:03 PM

This has always been the price everytime I see it. But I do agree It's great, playing it right now and loving every second of it.
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#3 DuffHomer   CAGiversary! Silenced   60 Posts   Joined 3.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 12:05 PM

This has always been the price everytime I see it. But I do agree It's great, playing it right now and loving every second of it.


I would kill for an HD coll of this!

#4 apterous   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   804 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 01:31 PM

Loved this when it came out. Coulda sworn I paid $20 for it 5-6 years ago. Enjoy that FFXII demo that comes with it. :P

Meanwhile, DQVII 3DS remake on the way, hope it comes stateside...
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#5 Domo7   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   224 Posts   Joined 2.7 Years Ago  

Posted 22 January 2013 - 02:01 PM

Do you know if its just the game or is it the one that came in the box like this.

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#6 JaylisJayP   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   4463 Posts   Joined 6.9 Years Ago  

Posted 22 January 2013 - 02:05 PM

I wish Sony would pump out some HD remakes of RPGs. I'd love to play this one.

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 02:11 PM

An HD version of DQVIII wouldn't really do much. It's cell shaded, so it still looks great on HDTVs and I believe it supported widescreen out of the box.

I guess this deal is okay for collectors who want a sealed copy, but I can find it used with the original case for around $10 all day.

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 02:14 PM

Has the price of this game been going up? I remember seeing sub - $15 prices on DQVIII (new) for years .
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#9 UselessB   CAG in Training CAG in Training   13 Posts   Joined 2.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 02:18 PM

I'd have to get my PS2 back from my little sis...

#10 Woocls   Grumpy Old Gamer CAGiversary!   1103 Posts   Joined 2.9 Years Ago  

Posted 22 January 2013 - 02:54 PM

Sadly I don't have a BC PS3... :( I would love a PSV playable version of this.

#11 FlyingMonkey9   Genetically Modified CAG CAGiversary!   2867 Posts   Joined 7.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 02:55 PM

Should make it a ps2 classic for sure- one of my favorite RPGs of all time and don't think there's any other game I've clocked so many hours in

#12 pablo escobar   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   527 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 03:19 PM

I actually pulled my ps2 out of the closet just to play this again last year, such an awesome game

#13 morrodox   Hedonistic Iconoclast CAGiversary!   881 Posts   Joined 5.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 06:49 PM

Says 11 left now.

#14 JiveT   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   185 Posts   Joined 5.8 Years Ago  

Posted 22 January 2013 - 08:47 PM

I think I got to some point in the game where I stopped enjoying it and never went back

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 08:50 PM

I think I got to some point in the game where I stopped enjoying it and never went back


For me that was about an hour or two into the game. The excessive random battles... yuck...
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#16 Green Card200   The Time Mage CAGiversary!   1702 Posts   Joined 7.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 08:51 PM

I think I got to some point in the game where I stopped enjoying it and never went back


I stopped enjoying it and beat it anyway. Waste of 80 hours with no one but my self to blame :cry:

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 08:55 PM

I stopped enjoying it and beat it anyway. Waste of 80 hours with no one but my self to blame :cry:


I never did understand the acclaim so many people gave it. I didn't think it was good at all. In fact, I thought it was a average to bad JRPG. The cheese factor in the characters was annoying as shit to me (as well as the terrible acting).

#18 WilliamG   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1451 Posts   Joined 10.2 Years Ago  

Posted 22 January 2013 - 09:00 PM

I never did understand the acclaim so many people gave it. I didn't think it was good at all. In fact, I thought it was a average to bad JRPG. The cheese factor in the characters was annoying as shit to me (as well as the terrible acting).


Yep I'm with you. I never got into it, either. Very strange how much love it received. I feel the same way about Persona 4.
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#19 kouleefoh   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3268 Posts   Joined 3.9 Years Ago  

Posted 22 January 2013 - 09:32 PM

is this the one with the dragovian trial? Those damn dragons.

#20 TheLongshot   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2402 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 09:34 PM

Do you know if its just the game or is it the one that came in the box like this.

http://media.photobu...ragonQuest8.jpg


It probably is. My wife bought it as a birthday present a couple of years ago, and that is what I have. Still haven't played it yet...
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#21 argyle  

Posted 22 January 2013 - 09:57 PM

An HD version of DQVIII wouldn't really do much. It's cell shaded, so it still looks great on HDTVs and I believe it supported widescreen out of the box.


Completely disagree, it looks absolutely stunning running on...hrm...what am I allowed to say here? "Better hardware"? ;)

And you have to like old-school JRPGs or you won't enjoy the game, obviously, but if you do it's easily one of the best around.
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#22 Zbornak   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   649 Posts   Joined 10.4 Years Ago  

Posted 22 January 2013 - 10:26 PM

DQ8 wasn't revolutionary, but it was incredibly charming and had tons of personality. I kind of lost steam toward the end, but I enjoyed almost all of the 105 or so hours I spent with it.
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#23 United_Korea   we thinX it's gr8.8 CAGiversary!   757 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 10:33 PM

this is the same price i paid seven years ago.

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#24 dallow   By Kaz! CAGiversary!   30342 Posts   Joined 9.4 Years Ago  

Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:39 PM

Completely disagree, it looks absolutely stunning running on...hrm...what am I allowed to say here? "Better hardware"? ;)

And you have to like old-school JRPGs or you won't enjoy the game, obviously, but if you do it's easily one of the best around.


Agreed. It would look stunning with and HD upgrade.
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#25 Blade   Xenaphobic, Warrior Princess CAGiversary!   9065 Posts   Joined 9.9 Years Ago  

Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:54 PM

This game is already amazing! The cel-shaded art gives this game most of its charm, so IMO an HD remake is unnecessary. I played this for over 150 hours and loved every second of it. The only way they could make it better is to add more content so I could play it longer.

#26 diazt350   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   551 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

Posted 23 January 2013 - 12:01 AM

I would kill for an HD coll of this!


Me too! The game is great I wouldn't mind playing it again.

An HD version of DQVIII wouldn't really do much. It's cell shaded, so it still looks great on HDTVs and I believe it supported widescreen out of the box.

I guess this deal is okay for collectors who want a sealed copy, but I can find it used with the original case for around $10 all day.


To me it would, it doesn't really look great on my hdtv.
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#27 Buuhan1   yohohohoho CAGiversary!   1548 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

Posted 23 January 2013 - 12:25 AM

My favorite game. You owe it to yourself to play this.

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#28 darkcecil32   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   693 Posts   Joined 8.2 Years Ago   Has been playing Bloodborne
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Posted 23 January 2013 - 01:34 AM

My favorite game. You owe it to yourself to play this.


+1. This was my first Dragon Quest game, but also my favorite PS2 game. Yes, random battles do suck, but I feel that anyone who likes JRPGs owes it to themselves to at least give it a shot.

#29 Dezuria   Loading, please wait... CAGiversary!   969 Posts   Joined 10.6 Years Ago  

Posted 23 January 2013 - 03:59 AM

I actually ordered this last week and it showed up today. I was surprised to see it's the original release with the FF12 demo, still all sealed up.

Playing it on my PS3(60gb phat ftw!) Graphics still look decent considering it runs at 720x480 res. ;)


#30 timesplitt   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   896 Posts   Joined 7.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 04:06 AM

Meanwhile, DQVII 3DS remake on the way, hope it comes stateside...

playing 7 with polygon characters sounds crazy.... and maybe i can finally solve that puzzle in the beginning with the cavmen like wall drawings.
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