Dragon Warrior 2
When you complete your quest in Dragon Warrior II, send us a photo of you next to the game's final screen, along with your written, detailed impressions of Dragon Warrior II. Beginning in February, 1991, and continuing each month through May, 1991, the 20 best write-ups for each month will win one of the prizes shown above clutched in the monster's claws.
In May, the 24 players with the best "report cards" will win a pre-release copy of Dragon Warrior III and a chance to provide feedback about the new game. Each month's winners will be notified by mail. Entries must include your name, age, address, telephone number, and the name of the store from which you bought the game. Good Luck Brave Warriors!
Download Dragon Warrior 2
- Type: RPG
- Release: Nov. 1990
- Difficulty: Hard
The second in the popular series of Dragon Warrior RPG's is coming from Enix. Offering a quest four times larger than DW1, DW2 begins 100 years after the first saga. In this you must gather your party together, and set out into the countryside in search of Hargon the Sorcerer. Visit the towns, and build up your weapons and magic. Fight with the enemies to build up your levels as you search for the sacred crests.
Taking off where its predecessor ended, Dragon Warrior further journeys into a land that, while totally original, plays out in a fashion that is similar to Ultima. Their game just doesn't retain the same enthusiasm and while it may be a huge hit in Japan, it misses the mark in my book.
The main problem that Dragon Warrior 2 has is the bad reputation that DW has on NES RPGers. DW2 is a sequel better than the original, with a very long quest and plenty of challenging situations. Like Ultima, it's only for serious players willing to devote lots of time to a difficult quest.
Dragon Warrior, Nintendo's wannabe Ultima, was inferior in many ways to the first Ultima just as DW2 is inferior to Avatar. DW2 has faithfully cloned nearly every aspect of the original Ultima (moon gates are now referred to as travel doors). A good RPG, but why settle for second best?
The king has been killed and the evil ones desire to control the world. How many times have we been in this situation? Too many times I'm afraid! This is the sequel to Dragon Warrior and I can hardly tell the difference or care!