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Japan Gets Another Fancy Dragon Quest Themed Console

by Peter Paltridgeon April 28, 2017
It’s still a huge deal when a new Dragon Quest comes out in Japan. Maybe not so much that it disrupts the economy through millions of workers skipping their jobs (at least not anymore), but it’s still an event. And as such, the console makers that will be hosting Dragon Quest XI on their systems […]

Wha? A PS4 And A 3DS Game In The Same Package?

by Peter Paltridgeon April 12, 2017
As you likely know by now, Dragon Quest 11 is due out in Japan this summer. And as we previously reported, Square-Enix is making two different versions of the game: one for PS4 will use modern visuals, while the handheld 3DS version will run partly with 3D graphics and partly with old-school 2D graphics (you […]

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You Can Ride Dragons In Dragon Quest 11

by Peter Paltridgeon December 29, 2016
Normally, the titular Quest for Dragons you take in Dragon Quest is to slay them, not tame them — this is why the original localization for the earlier games called them “Dragon Warrior.” But it looks like they’ll be more than just targets in the upcoming Dragon Quest 11, as Square released some new footage […]
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New Dragon Quest 11 Trailers: Confirmed For PS4, 3DS And Switch

by Peter Paltridgeon December 19, 2016
Square-Enix has ripped the curtain off the next Dragon Quest game, which will be the first in the main series since Dragon Quest 8 to appear on a non-Nintendo console. Yup, #9 and #10 have been Wii, Wii U and 3DS exclusives. Nine was recently localized and sold in the US, but there are no […]

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Dragon Quest VIII On 3DS Will Carry A Different Soundtrack

by Peter Paltridgeon September 21, 2016
Nintendo recently had to admit, though Square tried to keep everything about Dragon Quest VIII the same from its PS2 version, one thing is going to be different. (Please read the Roman numerals correctly: we’re talking about 8, which will be released in 2017, not 7, which just came out right now.) 7 used MIDI […]
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E3 2016: Dragon Quest VII For 3DS Almost Wasn’t Released Here

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2016
Dragon Quest VII originally came out for the Playstation in 2001. Now a new version with upgraded visuals (and stereoscopic 3D) is heading to the 3DS this September, thanks to a localization partnership between Square and Nintendo. The Nintendo Treehouse spent a half-hour’s time with Dragon Quest VII at E3 along with members of the […]

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Dragon Quest Builders Coming Stateside

by Peter Paltridgeon May 27, 2016
Square-Enix confirmed today that Dragon Quest Builders would be published in the Western market. This is not a main Dragon Quest game, but a side spinoff that borrows just about everything from Minecraft. They released a new trailer too: What’s most interesting about this game is the manner in which they’ve tied it to the […]
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Dragon Quest Heroes, Lightning Returns Coming To Steam Next Month

by Peter Paltridgeon November 19, 2015
Last week Square let the cat slime out of the bag regarding a PC port of Dragon Quest Heroes. Today Square confirmed that it is indeed true: you’ll be able to buy a PC version next month, and it won’t be alone. Dragon Quest Heroes came out in Japan last year and on the US […]

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Derp: Steam Inadvertently Reveals Dragon Quest Heroes For PC

by Peter Paltridgeon November 12, 2015
Did you know there will be a PC version of Square-Enix’s Dragon Quest Heroes? Until now only Square and Valve’s digital software distribution company knew, but now everyone does. This morning DQ Heroes was added to the rotation of update news pop-ups on Steam’s front page, claiming the game could be preordered that day. Clicking […]

Square-Enix Exec Says He’d Consider Crowdfunding English Translations

by Peter Paltridgeon October 12, 2015
The new issue of Game Informer (turns out it’s good for something) contains an interview with Phil Rogers, CEO of Square-Enix Europe. One of the things they spoke about was the difficulty in finding the budget to translate niche titles. The suggestion of crowdfunding was brought up during the interview, and Rogers said he’d be […]