Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age

Game review by Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Turn-based tale with cartoon violence, mild sexual innuendo.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 10+

Excellent but old fashioned

It's a great example of what Japanese turn based RPG games were like on the PlayStation 2, so it could be considered old fashioned. That's not a bad thing though. The gameplay is very good if you are a fan of games like that and it looks great. It is a fairly long game, I played on the hardest difficulty with the optional extra settings to make it even harder. I felt it was pretty balanced and what I would expect. It can be very easy on the more easy settings and therefore would be great for younger players. My girls are 5, 7, as 9 and they loved watching me play through it and having a go themselves. Some parents could consider it a pg rating and might feel it's not ideal for younger kids. There are some small sexual references and a very very gay main character, but that adds to the charm for me. There are some references to alcohol. Obviously there is a lot of fighting but the graphics are very cartoon like. So for me 7/10 at least.

This title has:

Great messages
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Easy to play/use

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