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Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen by Capcom

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  • Blood and Gore
  • Partial Nudity
  • Suggestive Themes
  • Violence
  • Platform: Xbox 360
  • Publisher: Capcom
  • Developer: Capcom
  • Category: Action

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Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen is the next exciting chapter in the Dragon's Dogma franchise delivering a huge brand new area, missions, enemies and more, plus all of the content from the original game. Those brave enough to travel to the cursed Bitterback Isle will discover an underground realm, complete with new terrifying foes to face and incredible treasure to find as they embark on an all new quest. For those that missed Dragon's Dogma the first time around, Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen provides the opportunity to start their journey from the very beginning before tackling the all new content. Owners of the original Dragon's Dogma will be able to export their existing characters and all other saved data, to continue their journey as the Arisen and face this new threat that has emerged from the cavernous depths. Players will be able to take their characters to new heights, with brand new high-level skills and augments as well as all new weapons and armor sets.

  • Explore the expansive depths of Bitterblack Isle and uncover the dark force that lurks below
  • Fully compatible with your existing Dragon's Dogma save data. Import your characters and continue your journey as the Arisen!
  • 25 new terrifying new enemies to face including, Goblin Shaman, Elder Ogres, and Death himself!
  • Dark Arisen provides each character class with a new higher tier of skills, giving players new devastating abilities and magicks to master
  • Includes over 100 pieces of new high level weapons and armor for players venturing into the underground caverns
  • 14 all new passive skills give players new ways to customize their character's abilities
  • All new tiers of equipment enhancement allow players to forge the mightiest weapons and armor
  • Brand new character customization options give you even more ways to design and customize the look of your hero
  • Improvements to both the menu and travel systems provides an overall improved gaming experience
  • Also includes the full Japanese language option and VO
  • For owners of Dragon's Dogma, Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen will include special free bonus items including 100,000 rift crystals, an all new Armor Pack consisting of 6 costumes, and an Ferrystone with unlimited uses

CLASSES

Mystic Knight

Hybrid Vocation: Masters of sword and sorcery, the Mystic Knight deals devastating damage to foes on the battlefield with their enchanted weapons, while also defending against the most ferocious attacks with their magickal shields.

Primary Weapon: Sword/Mace

Secondary Weapon: Magick Shield

Strengths and Role

  • Battle Magick: Mystic Knights are able to cast powerful magicks while wearing heavy armor and wielding maces or swords.
  • Stalwart Defense: Mystic Knights carry large, magickal shields with them in combat, allowing them to defend against all but the most punishing attacks. The shields can also be imbued with magickal energy, providing a deadly surprise for any enemy that dare attack.
  • Deadly Enchantments: The Mystic Knight is the only magickal character capable of enchanting the entire party's weapons at once, making them invaluable support characters.

Skills

  • Firecounter: Unleashes a knockdown wave when the user blocks an attack. A perfect block conjures tongues of enemy-seeking fire.
  • Sky Dance: Kicks at the air into a forward charge, delivering a powerful slash in the process.
  • Perilous Sigil: Draws a magick sigil that awaits contact with the enemy afore activating to devastating effect.

Magick Archer

Hybrid Vocation: Equipped with magick bows, the Magick Archer is a class that weaves sorcery into every shot from their bow, ensuring that they always hit their mark. Magick Archers also blend sorcery into their daggers as well, making them a deadly class up close or from afar.

Primary Weapon: Daggers/Staff

Secondary Weapon: Magick Bow

Strengths and Role

  • Magick Arrows: Magick Archers have fused magick into their very bows, allowing them to fire magickal arrows without the need of a quiver.
  • Seeking Shots: The enchanted arrows Magick Archers fire are capable of tracking enemies and moving through the air, following their targets no matter where they run.
  • Mystical Daggers: Magick Archers are able to weave their sorcery into their daggers, allowing for spectacular magickal attacks that destroy their enemies.

Skills

  • Sunburst: Kicks downward and plunges the blades into the earth, channeling magick so that a pillar of flame erupts directly ahead..
  • Threefold Bolt: Fires three magickal arrows at a single point.
  • Seeker Bolt: Fires magickal arrows that seek out their targets. Up to five foes can be targeted at once.

Assassin

Hybrid Vocation: A shadowy master of covert attacks, the assassin wields all manner of weapons to get the job done. From a near-surgical level of precision with bladed weapons, to a mastery of explosives and poisons, Assassins are truly an enemy to fear.

Primary Weapon: Sword/Daggers

Secondary Weapon: Shield/Bow

Strengths and Role

  • Weapon Masters: Assassins have access to a plethora of deadly weapons, making them a deadly jack of all trades.
  • Deadly Toolkit: Wielding paralyzing toxins, deadly poisons, and devastating explosives, Assassins use all the tricks of their trade to eliminate their enemies.
  • Silent Killer: Masters of stealth, Assassins utilize their shadowy abilities to move in to place and silently take their enemies out.

Skills

  • Intimate Strike: Delivers a quick stab and withdrawal slash without distancing user and target, allowing for further blows thereafter.
  • Clarity: Holds the blade in wait, deflecting and seamlessly countering enemy attacks.
  • Powder Charge: Places an explosive on the ground to be detonated from afar.

Sorcerer

Advanced Vocation: Schooled in the arcane arts, Sorcerers deploy the deadliest of magicks in battle. From meteor showers, massive ice spikes, and deadly necromancy, Sorcerers are truly an awesome force to behold and should never be underestimated.

Primary Weapon: Archistaves

Strengths and Role

  • Devastating Magicks: No other class is capable of harnessing the near cosmic magickal forces that Sorcerers wield.
  • Powerful Enchantments: A Sorcerer's enchanting magicks can turn the tide of any battle, powering up companions weapons with deadly magickal effects.
  • Crippling Debilitations: Sorcerers poses a variety of debilitating magicks, ranging from petrifying enemies, summoning noxious miasmas, or blinding enemies, making Sorcerers invaluable companions.

Skills

  • Exequy: Invokes a magickal aura capable of destroying outright any foe held within its span for a set length of time.
  • Maelstrom: Summons a whirlwind to wreak havoc upon any foes caught in its path.
  • Gicel: Conjures a twisting spike of ice that thrusts forward from the ground.

Warrior

Advanced Vocation: Favoring brute force over subtlety, Warriors charge into combat head on. Equipped with massive two-handed weapons, Warriors fearlessly take on all foes, crushing enemies with incredible power and soaking up damage on the front lines so their ranged party members can punish enemies from afar.

Primary Weapon: Two Handed Weapons

Strengths and Role

  • Frontline Offense: Warriors are a force to be reckoned with on the frontlines of any battle and are capable of dealing out massive damage to enemies.
  • Impressive Reach: With their huge two-handed weapons, Warriors are capable of dealing devastating damage to multiple enemies with a single strike.
  • Staunch Defense: No one takes stands up to enemy punishment like a Warrior. With their heavy armor, Warriors are able to stand up to all but the most deadly attacks without being knocked down.

Skills

  • Savage Lunge: Charges forward with the blade extended, knocking down any caught in its path.
  • Savage Lash: Channels the user's strength into a devastating hit that grows in power with the amount of time spent preparing.
  • Spark Slash: Spins the blade in a swift circle, slashing at foes all around the user.

Mage

Starting Vocation: Masters of elemental magicks, Mages rain down fire on their enemies while keeping their party alive with their restorative magickal abilities.

Primary Weapon: Staff

Strengths and Role

  • Offensive Magick: Mages possess deadly magickal abilities allowing them to control the elements. From walls of fire to deadly ice storms, mages are truly a force to be reckoned with on the battlefield.
  • Healing: In addition to their offensive abilities, mages possess healing magicks, allowing them to heal their party's wounds and cure debilitations.
  • Enchanting: Mages can use their mastery of elemental magicks to enchant their companions' weapons, allowing the party to exploit the elemental weaknesses of enemies.

Skills

  • Ingle: Looses a ball of fire that explodes upon contact, engulfing both the target and the surrounding foes.
  • Frazil: Creates a concentrated field of cold around the user that freezes solid whatever enemies it touches .
  • Comestion: Generates a towering wall of flame; though only modest in power, it ignites adversaries with ease.

Ranger

Advanced Vocation: No class is deadlier from afar than the Ranger. Equipped with a massive longbow, Rangers deliver punishing arrows from a distance, taking out enemies before they're able to come near. And thanks to their dual daggers, Rangers also make capable opponents up close.

Primary Weapon: Daggers

Secondary Weapon: Longbow

Strengths and Role

  • Longbow Expert Marksman: Rangers are the only class able to equip longbows, which allows them to do massive amounts of damage from safe distances.
  • Debilitating Arrows: Rangers possess a number of trick arrows that allow them to stun or pin down enemies from afar.
  • Capable Melee: Rangers also make for tough opponents up close as they also possess a number of dagger skills as well.

Skills

  • Foot Binder: Pins the target to the nearest wall for a time with a wel-placed arrow. Quite effective in cramped quarters.
  • Dire Arrow: Focuses the user's gathered strength into a single, devastating shot that grows in power as it is charged.
  • Flying Din: Fires an arrow that produces a deafening blare on impact stunning the target though it deals nearly no damage.

Fighter

Starting Vocation: Equipped with a sword and shield, Fighters offer a good balance of offense and defense and serve on the party's front lines.

Primary Weapon: One handed Sword

Secondary Weapon: Shield

Strengths and Role

  • Defense: Fighters offer a variety of defensive abilities that allow them to serve as a veritable "tank" for the party, allowing ranged and offensive classes to deal damage from further away.
  • Offense: Fighters posses a variety of deadly sword skills ranging from dashing attacks that allow fighters to quickly close the gap on an enemy to skills that allow them to skewer enemies safely behind their shields.

    Combat Utility: Fighters are able to launch characters into the air to grab flying enemies with their Shield Toss skill, making them invaluable allies when fighting winged enemies.

Skills

  • Shield Strike: Strikes a foe with the shield, causing little damage but forcing the target to drop their guard.
  • Flesh Skewer: Thrusts the blade into the target's body, pinning them in place while raining further blows upon them.
  • Blink Strike: Rushes to the target and visits a powerful blow on them.

Strider

Starting Vocation: Wielding dual daggers and a shortbow, Striders deal damage with quick speed and deadly accuracy. Striders also have trap abilities and trick arrows that allow them to confuse and disorient enemies.

Primary Weapon: Daggers

Secondary Weapon: Bow

Strengths and Role

  • Quick Damage: Striders serve as fast damage dealers, quickly moving around the battlefield with speed and agility and striking at enemies with their dual daggers.
  • Range: Thanks to their many bow skills, Striders are able to rain down arrows on enemies from long distances and can shoot down airborne enemies with ease.
  • Acrobatics: The Strider class is able to grapple and climb large enemies longer than any other class, allowing them to freely strike at an enemy's weakest areas.

Skills

  • Ensnare: Casts cords to snare lightweight foes, knocking them to the ground to incapacitate them .
  • Scarlet Kisses: Concentrates a flurry of slashes on a single point, easily shredding foes with meager endurance.
  • Cloudburst Volley: Sends a wall of arrows skyward to rain down on a broad area.
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Game Informer Rating:

Rated 8.5 out of 10 by Game Informer.