Review: Quest of Dungeons (Nintendo Switch)

An evil Dark Lord has stolen all the light, so your mission is to enter his lair and defeat him.

Pros:

  • 16 Bit pixel graphics.
  • 50.4MB Download size.
  • Bindable keys.
  • Dungeon crawler gameplay.
  • Auto pick up loot on/off.
  • Mini map and Game UI can be zoomed in by 2X.
  • Full stats screen.
  • Feats- Own in game achievements.
  • Online leaderboards.
  • Roguelike. Die and you start again.
  • Four classes- Warrior, Wizard, Assassin and Shaman.
  • Adventure breakdown upon death.
  • Loose story.
  • Levels randomize everytime you play.
  • Four difficulties- Easy, Normal, Hard and hell.
  • Save and exit option.
  • Easy to pick up and play.
  • Boss battles.
  • Earn EXP level up to increase stats and health bar.
  • Shops- Can buy and sell items.
  • Loot! Everywhere can drop from enemies, In chests or when you trigger secret panels. Gold to armour to weapons.
  • Each piece of armour or weapons will show you what stats it increases or decreases.
  • Pro controller support.
  • Find keys to open rooms.
  • Play how you want.
  • Multiple routes to discover.
  • Can freely jump between floors.
  • Many monster types.
  • Combat is very simple. You attack when you either press A (ranged) or melee is done by just pushing into the enemy.
  • Magic is also an option for attacks.
  • Quests- Find quest giving tablets and finish it for extra EXP and loot.
  • Traps littered around.
  • Buffs- Hit a marker to trigger a timed buff like extra health or move faster.
  • Nice soundtrack.

Cons:

  • RNG can make or break runs.
  • Sometimes can be hard to see where to go.
  • No multiplayer either local or online.
  • Can sometimes be too easy as you level up very fast.

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!

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