If you’ve been keeping up with pre-order games on the app store, you’ve probably already played Nintendo’s latest offering, Dragalia Lost(Free). For those of you without your fingers hovering over the refresh button awaiting new apps to precipitate into our waiting hands, Nintendo’s first non-franchise iOS game only takes a few chances and adheres to proven formulas. It seems like a general air of generosity between their Super Mario Run(Free) and Fire Emblem Heroes(Free) is being eroded by the immutable economy of iOS. Does this mean that Dragalia Lost is unfair or greedy? I’m certain that there will be those who will unwaveringly believe so, but maybe there are some mitigating factors that are easy to overlook. We’ll dig into these and more details in this closer look of Nintendo’s very first action/social RPG hybrid.
Dragalia Lost is a Social RPG with primarily ARPG style gameplay. Unpacking what this means requires a little bit of backtracking for some of our readers, but you folks are with me right? A social RPG is a free to play game with a certain style of interface, item and character aquisition. There is almost …read more