AdventureQuest 8-Bit: Dungeons & Doomknights Reviews

AdventureQuest 8-Bit: Dungeons & Doomknights is ranked in the 56th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.
6 / 10.0
Feb 29, 2024

AdventureQuest 8-Bit: Dungeons & Doomknights has its heart in the right place, but it relies a bit too much on parody to appeal to most gamers. Gameplay is outweighed by the comedy, leaving a generally flat experience if you're not in on the joke.

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8 / 10.0
Feb 5, 2024

D&DK is a fun time if you're of the right age and in the right mindset. It can be frustrating, but those frustrations are bizarrely part of the charm. And hey, it's kind of fun to play a "lost" NES game that actually feels like it could've come out in 1989.

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Feb 8, 2024

I loved my time with AdventureQuest 8-Bit: Dungeons & Doomknights as it's one genuinely retro experience that truly excels.

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3.5 / 5.0
Feb 10, 2024

Though I enjoyed the comedy and references in Dungeons & Doomknights, I feel its audience is limited by how inconsistently fun the experience actually is. Not only is it mechanically rough at many times, but the combat itself just doesn’t satisfy. Once I realized all this, I admittedly soured over the adventure. That said, if you’re a hardcore fan of new examples of classic games, you’ll probably find something to justify checking it out.

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7.6 / 10.0
Jan 29, 2024
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