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Dragon Quest XI?1

Dragon Quest creator hints at series return to PlayStation


E3? TGS?
May 26
Dragon Quest Heroes is a thing that's coming west this year and Dragon Quest Heroes 2 has already been announced, but what about an actual, numbered entry? How about the first on a PlayStation Console since Dragon Quest VIII ... read
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A slime appears!
Experience Points is a series in which I highlight some of the most memorable things about a particular game. These can include anything from a specific scene or moment, a character, a weapon or item, a level or location, a p... read feature

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Dragon Quest 3DS

Dragon Quest VIII is coming to Nintendo 3DS


...in Japan on August 27
May 12
Good lord, am I excited. Also, scared. Dragon Quest VIII is coming to Nintendo 3DS, which is potentially the best news ever or a harbinger of the apocalypse. You know, depending on whether Square Enix intends to localize the ... read
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DRAGON QUEST

Square Enix announces Dragon Quest Heroes 2


Terendum tempus
Apr 02
Dragon Quest Heroes II is in production for PS4, Vita, and PS3, Square Enix announced today. Well, that was fast. Square Enix just released Dragon Quest Heroes in Japan a few weeks a ago and the publisher already has a follow... read
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And God said, 'Let there be games'
Religion is not something that is discussed much when talking about videogames, even though many games often feature religious themes and stories based on religious texts. It's difficult to avoid these things, since religion ... read feature

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Dragon Quest Heroes

Dragon Quest Heroes free DLC adds new character, costumes


Over delivering on value
Feb 26
Dragon Quest Heroes is already out in Japan -- thankfully, it has also just recently been confirmed for a Western release -- and its first wave of DLC is on the way. And it's all going to be free. First up is the Arena Battle... read
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Dragon Quest Heroes

Dragon Quest Heroes is coming westward on PS4


Great news
Feb 25
Whenever I type up a localization announcement, I usually have a smile on my face. It's great to see more exposure for eastern games, especially one as enticing as Dragon Quest Heroes. Square Enix has just announced it's brin... read
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Wall of slimes

I badly want to pop this wall of Dragon Quest slimes


Game marketing done right
Feb 24
There's a bubble-wrap wall of slimes in this wild world of ours. Can you guess where? Japan. Of course it's in Japan! The poppable piece of marketing is at the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line Shinjuku Station Metro Promenade. Lot... read
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Dragon Quest Heroes

Compare Dragon Quest Heroes on PS3 and PS4


A tribe called dragon quest
Feb 23
Dragon Quest Heroes is out this week in Japan and now we have a direct look at the differences between the PS3 (below) and PS4 (above) versions of the game, aside from being informed that the latter if 60 frames per second, ... read
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Dragon Quest Heroes

Dragon Quest Heroes will have free villain DLC, just like Hyrule Warriors


Nice move
Feb 13
Hyrule Warriors is a damn fine hack and slash, and it has an amazing DLC strategy to boot. It looks like Dragon Quest Heroes may be following in its footsteps, as it is also releasing free playable villain DLC afte... read
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Dragon Quest Heroes

So what's the difference between the PS3 and PS4 versions of Dragon Quest Heroes?


I'll tell you
Feb 10
Dragon Quest Heroes will launch in Japan this year on both the PS3 and PS4 -- Square Enix is "interested" in a localization, but we haven't heard anything concrete yet. So what's the difference in terms of the generational ga... read
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Dragon Quest Heroes

Dragon Quest Heroes team interested in localization


Dual audio also on the table
Feb 02
Speaking with Game Watch at the Taipei Game Show over the weekend, Square Enix producer Ryutaro Ichimura discussed a potential western release for Dragon Quest Heroes.  “I want to proceed thinking po... read
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Screenshot gallery

Text box attacks and more in Dragon Quest Heroes


Dragon Quest x Dynasty Warriors
Jan 28
Dragon Quest Heroes is coming to PS3 and PS4. Non-exclusive property as it is--in fact, we've seen a lot more Dragon Quests on Nintendo consoles recently--it seems to be the PlayStation console answer to Hyrule Warriors, which Jordan is somehow still playing. I think he's even going to buy an amiibo for it.   read
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Dragon Quest

Dragon Quest Heroes up for pre-order


Please let the next one be Cybertron Warriors...
Jan 07
If you're into this sort of thing, the upcoming Dragon Quest-themed Dynasty Warriors spinoff, Dragon Quest Heroes: Anryu to Sekaiju, is now available for pre-order through Play-Asia. It'll run you $66 for the PS4 version... read
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Theatrhythm Dragon Quest

Theatrhythm Dragon Quest looks, sounds AMAZING!


Good lord, this better get localized
Dec 19
This is the first trailer for Theatrhythm Dragon Quest. Marvel at its majestic beauty. It's a JRPG-shaped swizzle stick here to stir up your emotions. You feel that? Yeah, that's a double shot of nostalgia clinking up against your heart like rocks in a glass. Or something. Feels good, baby. read
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GTA V in Japan

GTA V debut coincides with weekly PS4 sales quadrupling in Japan


That Dragon Quest Metal Slime console surely helped
Dec 18
While retailers in some countries have already committed to taking Grand Theft Auto V off shelves, Japan's just now getting the current-gen remake. For a country that has famously gotten away from console gaming, this ga... read
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Theatrhythm Dragon Quest

Square Enix announces Theatrhythm Dragon Quest


Coming to 3DS in Japan early next year
Dec 10
Theatrhythm isn't just a Final Fantasy spin-off anymore; it's an established brand, one Square Enix hopes to expand into a full series of rhythm games based on its classic properties.  Theatrhythm Dragon Quest is the nex... read
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Dragon Quest PS4

That sexy chrome Dragon Quest PS4 is coming to Japan in December


December 11, 2014
Oct 28
Remember that amazing Dragon Quest flavored PS4, with the slime on the side that looks like it's melting onto the USB ports? It finally has a release date in Japan -- December 11, 2014. The slime is actually a USB port guard,... read
Dragon Quest 2 mobile photo
Dragon Quest 2 mobile

Dragon Quest 2 now available on iOS, Android


This is where the Lana Del Rey lyrics go
Oct 09
Dragon Quest II is now available on your phone, (not you, Windows Phone users) something that would have surely been unthinkable when the classic role-playing game first debuted over two decades ago. I'm over here imagining playing it using a rotary dial now. Thanks, Obama. Dragon Quest II [iTunes, Google Play] read
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Dragon Quest X producer wants his game on PS4


Hey, so do I!
Sep 30
In a fan Q&A during today's Dragon Quest X TV Niconico stream, Dragon Quest X producer Yosuke Saito was asked if Square Enix would bring the game to PlayStation 4. According to  Hachima Kikou, Saito said that he... read
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Check out the slime Dragon Quest Heroes PS4 system


From TGS show floor
Sep 18
We got an up-close look at the recently announced Dragon Quest Heroes PS4 at Tokyo Game Show today. The Square Enix / Koei Tecmo tag team is exciting enough that Sony is bringing out this silver, slimed PS4 in Japan. The meta... read
Dragon Quest PS4 photo
Dragon Quest PS4

Dragon Quest Heroes is all kinds of pretty


I will stand by you forever, you can take my breath away
Sep 17
Square Enix has released some new images of its newly announced collaboration with Koei Tecmo, Dragon Quest Heroes, and they look just stunning. The action role-playing game is slated to debut in Japan next spring for PlaySta... read
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Dragon Quest

Dragon Quest out now for iOS and Android devices


One of the most influential RPGs ever now playable on your phone or tablet
Sep 11
The original Dragon Quest is now available on iOS and Android devices for $2.99 / £1.99 / €2.69. The classic NES role-playing game was first released in Japan by Enix in 1986, and was localized for North Ameri... read
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Dragon Quest X

Dragon Quest X sales and shipments stopped for 3DS temporarily


Square Enix wants to get the game under control
Sep 10
Dragon Quest X hit the 3DS in Japan, and it did so well that Square Enix is temporarily halting the shipments of the game. Wait, what? Due to a huge number of players flooding into the game at the same time, as well as the st... read
Dragon Quest X photo
Dragon Quest X

Square Enix wants to bring Dragon Quest X west


Wanting isn't enough
Sep 07
Square Enix producers Yuu Miyake and Noriyoshi Fujimoto told Siliconera they would "love to" publish Dragon Quest X overseas. That doesn't mean it's terribly likely, though. “In terms of this being an MMO, again, we hav... read
Dragon Quest photo
Dragon Quest

Dragon Quest Heroes coming to PS4, PS3 along with special edition PS4


Dragon Quest silver PS4
Sep 01
Square Enix announced Dragon Quest Heroes for PS3 and PS4 at Sony's pre-TGS press conference. It looks more Hyrule Warriors than series staple role playing combat -- because it's being developed by Dynasty Warriors... read
Dragon Quest IV photo
Dragon Quest IV

Dargon Quest IV on iOS: A typo, not a trick


And no, the price is not also a typo
Aug 06
No, this is not someone trying to make a quick buck with some off brand Nontendo 3DS. This is Square Enix putting Dragon Quest IV up on the (fertile testing ground that is New Zealand) Apple Store and misspelling it... read
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Dragon Quest Monsters

Square Enix announces new Dragon Quest Monsters


...and not much else
Aug 04
A new Dragon Quest Monsters is in the works, Square Enix revealed this weekend at a festival in Tokyo dedicated to the popular series. The original Dragon Quest Monsters hit the Game Boy Color around the turn of the century, ... read
Dragon Quest IV photo
Dragon Quest IV

Square Enix announces Dragon Quest IV for iOS


Coming to a gamescom near you!
Aug 01
Square Enix revealed its gamescom lineup this week, including a localized version of Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen on iOS. The classic RPG first launched for NES in 1990, and has since come to PS1, Nintendo DS, iOS,... read
Dragon Quest X photo
Dragon Quest X

Cruise along on this Slime segway in Dragon Quest X


Mall coppin' on my Slime
Jul 16
Dragon Quest X will receive a retail release, but with a catch: there will be no cartridge inside. Instead, in the retail packaging, you will receive a code to download the game from the Nintendo eShop, a 60-day online play v... read
Dragon Quest X photo
Dragon Quest X

See Dragon Quest X on the 3DS for the first time


Lookin' good
Jul 14
Dragon Quest X is coming to the 3DS in Japan, which will hopefully boost its sales a bit. It'll use "ultra steaming tech" to bring high quality visuals to the portable, alongside of extra buttons and a keyboard by way of the... read
Dragon Quest X photo
Dragon Quest X

Square Enix announces Dragon Quest X for 3DS


More platforms in Japan, but still no localization in sight
Jul 07
[Update: Dragon Quest X uses cloud functionality for 3DS similar to that of the smartphone versions. This means the game runs via Square's servers, rather than natively on the handheld.] Let's face it, Dragon Quest X is ... read






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