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Ideally, we’d receive new mainline entries in the Dragon Quest franchise every few years. The property has one of the richest legacies in console role-playing, with the original NES game laying down a foundation for ...Read More »
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The Nineties were a glorious time for the strategy role-playing genre, with SEGA crafting the Shining Force series, while Quest Corporation earned critical acclaim with the Ogre Battle franchise. Later, key Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together members Yasumi Matsuno, ...Read More »