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Dragonís Dogma: Dark Arisen Out Now on Switch

Dragonís Dogma: Dark Arisen Out Now on Switch - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 23 April 2019 / 736 Views

Capcom has released the open world action RPG, Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen, for the Nintendo Switch.

View the launch trailer below:


Here is an overview of the game:

The critically acclaimed action RPG Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen makes its way to Nintendo Switch! Set in a huge open world known as Gransys, the game presents a rewarding action combat experience with nine vocations to choose from, all possessing a wide range of devastating skills and magicks to tackle deadly foes. Players embark on an epic adventure in a rich, living world with three AI companions, known as Pawns. These partners fight independently, demonstrating prowess and ability that they have developed based on traits learned from each player. Users can share these Pawns online and reap rewards of treasure, tips and strategy hints for taking down the terrifying enemies. Pawns can also be borrowed when specific skills are needed to complete various challenging quests.

Key Features:

  • Dynamic combat experience – Cut off the four heads of a Hydra, climb atop griffins and fight airborne, or defeat dragons and other creatures by finding out their weaknesses.
  • Tons of content – Includes all previously released extra content, DLC and the Dark Arisen expansion content. Features the highly praised combat experience and rich customization, plus a huge underground realm to explore with terrifying monsters.
  • Customization options galore – Nine different vocations for players to choose from with a variety of skill and magick options for each, armor that can be upgraded and enhanced, plus Pawn companions that can be trained to fit your desired combat style.
  • Adapted User Interface – Revamped user interface offers improved screen visibility.
  • Online Functionality – The iconic Pawn system comes to Nintendo Switch with online sharing abilities between Nintendo Accounts. (A Nintendo Switch Online membership is not required for online features).
  • Play Anywhere – For the first time, Dragon’s Dogma can be played on the go using the Nintendo Switch system’s handheld or tabletop mode.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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3 Comments

Kwaidd (on 23 April 2019)

Looks good. how does anyone feel about this game?


Bristow9091 (on 23 April 2019)

Absolutely amazing game that is criminally underrated and deserves a sequel... that's how I feel about it :P


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luisliu (on 23 April 2019)

A game that never leaves you. A humble mastertpiece that defies all praise. The old school that never was. A blessing for switch.


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