Review: Dragon Quest Builders’ structure makes freedom sweeter

Dragon Quest Builders has clear Minecraft inspirations, but its JRPG sensibilities make it far from a carbon copy. With a third-person view and a larger focus on aesthetics, it certainly looks different, but it’s the game’s quest structure that makes it play like its own thing.

The surprising part, though? These quests don’t serve to constrain players so much as guide them and provide a framework to shirk when they want.

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