I wish I could agree with you Mimas but a part of me is hoping that this game isn't a success. I really didn't like the direction they took with DQIX. I've been a huge fan since the beginning, own Japanese versions of the games that didn't come to NA, and played alll the fan translations, etc. but IX was a real disappointment to me.
I felt it got very tedious and repetitive after awhile, especially after you acquired a couple of the good grotto maps that give you lots of Rank A or S chests and LMS floors. I felt the story was bland and the characters uninteresting. I also felt they dumb