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  1. kobeshaqera
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:17 am

    You can see monsters on the world map in 8 too. This review is garbage

  2. Tom Hanes
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:18 am

    Great review. Purposely waiting until Christmas vacation to play this game. Going to sink a number of hours into Dragon Quest XI.

  3. axle low
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:19 am

    Great game only had 2 gripes with it:

    1 Was the music yeah, a bit limited and repetitive but it almost became a meme for me as I was playing which was fun.

    2 Was the random sea battles, those got kinda annoying as you were sailing around catching up and doing quests.
    they should have just added monster spawns on map to dodge if needed on the water.

    Other than that I give this game solid 9/10

  4. Lukasz Weglarczyk
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:19 am

    I never liked Dragon Quest series. Even DQ 8 which everyone says is so good – was too boring for me to finish. Don’t know what I expected when I was buying DQ 11 but I have to say that for me it is Game of The Year. Didn’t have as much fun playing anything other than this last year. Not God of War. Not Spiderman. Not RDR2. Most fun I had was with this. I don’t even understand why but when I got my hands on it I spent the next 10 days playing every single hour I had free totaling a little over 90 hours. And I loved every second of it. I’m shocked myself.

  5. Brad Colbow
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:20 am

    I love you’re thorough approach to these reviews! (I also love the heck out of this game too)

  6. Karsten Stump
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:20 am

    I just picked this up. Cant wait to get started on it myself. Keep up the good work. I also agree that this is a much better choice for game of the year than monster hunter world.

  7. Revenant gamer
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:20 am

    I just couldn’t get myself to love this game. Dont like the story or characters very much. The battle system was pretty good, but the game just felt cliche in almost every sense. I got to the casino and just gave up. Is there anything past this that makes the game worthwhile if I only mildly enjoyed the previous part?

  8. fiveironfrenzy13
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:22 am

    I have to ask , you were at 140 hours ? … is this doing “everything”? … I was at 60 hrs for the main game and 20 hours in post game content ..

  9. Target Demographic
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:24 am

    This game is so fucking cozy.

  10. Richard Carmichael
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:25 am

    Glad I bought this.

  11. Andre Stefanus
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:25 am

    This game should win Best RPG 2018, not Monster Hunter World. I don’t know what they think. I mean.. Man, seriously?!!

  12. Johnny
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:25 am

    When the hell is this game coming to nintendo switch in English

  13. Jon Gibson
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:31 am

    What are available DLC’s?

  14. Darkside8062
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:35 am

    This game was awesome! 120 hrs. in and still have to play post-game bit. So great to play turn-based again.

  15. Ricardo Barreras
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:40 am

    0:28 OMFG who grabs a disc like that?!!? You monster!

  16. Rogue Rifter
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:41 am

    This is definitely a case where I personally disagree with Derek.

    I don’t hate DQ XI but it is still in my top three least favorite main series Dragon Quest games. There are too many little annoyances that add up for me.

    1: Enemies keep moving even when you have a menu open which can lead to you healing your party after a battle only to find yourself in a new battle as soon as the menu closes.

    2: No job system.

    3: You can still be surprised by the enemy giving them a free round before you can act when a battle begins despite starting the battle via a preemptive strike which makes no sense to me.

    4: There are a few times where I felt like portions of a quest were added just to make the quest take a little longer with no real benefit to the game or story.

  17. RachidOWrpg
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:41 am

    One of my favorite RPG’s on PS4.

  18. Dangic23
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:42 am

    I’m stuck in the battle with Tatsunaga part 2.
    Already did every other quest available, to include flying whale and all.

    Any hints on how to beat?

  19. Andrew Cota
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:43 am

    hoping luminairee and slime make it into ultimate

  20. paul slade
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:44 am

    Does the game get better after gondolia? I got bored around that point and haven’t been back.

  21. Craig Tidwell
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:47 am


  22. Noctis Kami
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:48 am

    My game of the year easily. I never feel this happy and ent. with a game since xbox 360 tales of vesperia.

  23. Poison
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:51 am

    The wait for the Switch port is killing me.

  24. Александр Каруев
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:52 am

    Nice review! ^^ And i see Xenosaga box O_O

  25. P L
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:52 am

    Negatives about DQ 11
    -Pep (Too many useless peps)
    -Lack of End game challenging "optional" bosses (You will have all the best op gears and weapons without tough challenging optional bosses to use them on)
    -Whips and Claws are complete garbage that most knowledgeable gamers will completely ignore.

  26. Tchitchouan Inouane
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:53 am

    I’ve had the game since launch on PC, applied the orchestral mod. 10/10 experience.

  27. lesleigh nurse
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:54 am

    I hope this game releases on switch in 2019

  28. RetroMancer 1985
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:54 am

    4 Metal Babbles draw near! (hold my beer)

  29. heavyq
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:58 am

    Great video Derek. You can definitely tell you’re a DW/DQ fan and it makes me happy 😀

  30. Nik Hoover
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:58 am

    Dragon quest 11 was instantly one of my favorite games of all times

  31. Jason Hubbard
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:59 am

    140 hours!? Thanks but no thanks.

  32. Wendy Kissell-fuller
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:59 am

    Hey the last dragon quest released in the us was dragon quest IX for the nintendo ds

  33. Michael Coffey
    April 17, 2019 @ 7:59 am

    Loved the review, this barley edged Dragon Quest 8 as our favorite Dragon Quest game wife and i played. Subbed too as we want to support any rpg jrpg review and spotlight channel 🙂 since that is our main love in games. The ONLY thing in Dragon Quest 11 that was lame was the music, so much was flat compared to other titles…. I only wish we would see Dragon Quest 10 their mmo one day here in the USA. Might be the only mmo to grab my attention away from ff14 sometimes, I heard it is great fun to play single player or with others. Thanks again for the quality in depth review on this gem.

  34. riki B
    April 17, 2019 @ 8:00 am

    I missed that opening

  35. Valkyrslayer
    April 17, 2019 @ 8:01 am

    Great Game but damn taking a BD out of its case like that hurts.

  36. Eddy Arias
    April 17, 2019 @ 8:01 am

    Bloodborne, Nier Automata and Dragon Quest XI are my top 3 this generation. 120+ hours and still going, the post game is just another game. No dlc, no season’s pass, no bs. I highly recommend activate the draconian quest for a truly challenging experience like NES’s jrpg challenging.

    To bad the ost is so low quality. Still, best jrpg I have played in years. Hell, in a decade.

  37. An Phan
    April 17, 2019 @ 8:01 am

    MHW is a great game, but DQ11 is my rpg of the year. Both deserve more media exposure

  38. Albin Berg Rosengren
    April 17, 2019 @ 8:04 am

    You had a really really great 2018 in terms of entertaining and great content Derek. You grew alot and I admire what you’ve achieved. You sir, are sharp ?

  39. zeldamaster john
    April 17, 2019 @ 8:05 am

    I got this last week new cheap so happy with thi purchase. Also got no no kuni 2 for 9 bucks I had 10 off at game stop has sale for 20$ such a steal. I cant decide what I wanna play first.

  40. Yozu Z
    April 17, 2019 @ 8:05 am

    Try play yokai watch 3

  41. Ian Esquejo
    April 17, 2019 @ 8:08 am

    keep it up derek thx 4 the reviews

  42. chaz
    April 17, 2019 @ 8:11 am

    liked the game but got to a point where i had no idea where to go or what to do and the quest log told me nothing so i quit

  43. R.T.
    April 17, 2019 @ 8:13 am

    Veronica is still useless lmao

  44. gamerprince1999
    April 17, 2019 @ 8:13 am

    This is the best JRPG on the PS4 and the best JRPG of the generation

  45. Vii Sovari
    April 17, 2019 @ 8:14 am

    Pretty good game good story – but gets super boring after you played until the very end. not repetetive like red dead redemption 2 or assassins creed odyssey

  46. Donald Collins
    April 17, 2019 @ 8:14 am

    I would like to ask… is there any reason why I should play Dragon Quest VIII on 3ds before playing DQ XI? I know they are stand alone games, but will playing DQ8 first add anything (charm etc.) to playing XI after, or will playing XI first take something away from playing DQ8 after? Thanks!

  47. P L
    April 17, 2019 @ 8:14 am

    Persona > Dragon Quest > Final Fantasy

  48. kainhighwind2
    April 17, 2019 @ 8:16 am

    DQ11 absolutely deserves to be up there with Chrono Trigger and Suikoden 2. It’s THAT good.

  49. Matt Wheaton
    April 17, 2019 @ 8:17 am

    This is most certainly my GOTY 2018 alongside Super Robot Wars X (yeah I’m an RPG nerd, no I don’t give a fuck).

  50. Dilan Pelvin
    April 17, 2019 @ 8:17 am

    Am I the only one having a hard time getting into the game? Im about 11 hours deep and just kind of.. bored.