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DQVIII mobile photo
DQVIII mobile

Dragon Quest VIII the latest Square game going mobile


Par for the Quest
Dec 02
// Steven Hansen
Dragon Quest VIII is hitting the mobile market in Japan on December 12, coming to iPad, iPhone, and Android. It looks so weird in vertical format. Square seems to be on a quest to drag all of its existing games onto mobile phones. Meanwhile, I patiently await news on a Final Fantasy XII HD for the PS4/Vita.
Square MMO crossover photo
Square MMO crossover

Square Enix doing crossover with FFXI, XIV, and DQX


Flanservice
Nov 27
// Steven Hansen
If you're like me and you're not playing Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, Dragon Quest X, or Final Fantasy XI, but you're a series fan, skip right ahead to the gallery for some novel fan service. Look at the tiny golem! Loo...
Dragon Quest photo
Dragon Quest

New Dragon Quest might get localized, trademarks spotted


English trademarks hint at possible western localization
Nov 24
// Wesley Ruscher
It's been quite some time since a new Dragon Quest game has graced these shores, but if recent trademark sightings indicate anything, our fortunes might just be turning for the better in the near future.  Uncovered over ...
Dragon Quest X expansion photo
Dragon Quest X expansion

Dragon Quest X Version 2 gets a colorful trailer


No word if we get it
Nov 20
// Steven Hansen
If you don't want to watch the whole thing because you're still disappointed Dragon Quest X has yet to leave Japan, at least catch the delightful final 15 seconds or so. Dragon Quest X released on the Wii to great success. I...
FF, DQ, Tales collab photo
FF, DQ, Tales collab

Dream on: Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest, Tales crossover


Still your quivering loins
Oct 17
// Steven Hansen
What happens when Dragon Quest, Final Fantasy, and Tales producers Yosuke Saito, Shinji Hashimoto, and Hideo Baba share space in Japanese monthly V Jump? JRPG nerds fangasm off into the sunset. A snippet of possible collabora...
Dragon Quest VIII photo
Dragon Quest VIII

Watch Dragon Quest VIII mobile in action


It's looking good!
Oct 10
// Chris Carter
Last we heard, Dragon Quest I-VIII were heading to the iOS and Android platforms in Japan as ports. Compliments of Famitsu, we can now get a closer look at how it operates, including a taste of the radial movement wheel for ...
Dragon Quest I-VIII photo
Dragon Quest I-VIII

Dragon Quest I-VIII heading to iOS and Android


Most of these are must plays
Oct 08
// Chris Carter
In addition to a new iOS and Android Dragon Quest game, it seems as if Square Enix has something more exciting up their sleeve -- ports of Dragon Quest I through VIII! Although they haven't been confirmed outside of Japan, th...
Dragon Quest iOS/Android photo
Dragon Quest iOS/Android

Dragon Quest Monsters Super Light coming to iOS & Android


I hope it's good
Oct 08
// Chris Carter
Square Enix keeps churning out Dragon Quest games at a decent rate, and now, you can add an iOS and Android game to that mix, by the name of Dragon Quest Monsters. A teaser site has been created, but it doesn't offer much outside of a logo and some old school sound effects. The site merely lists it as an "RPG," so right now, details are pretty scarce. Dragon Quest [Square Enix]
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Dragon Quest X is coming to iOS and Android


In Japan, that is
Sep 30
// Dale North
Square Enix is working with NTT Docomo and Ubitus Inc to bring online MMORPG Dragon Quest X to mobile platforms in Japan. This is more of a streaming application than a full port, using Ubitus' cloud tech for online play. Thi...
DQ: Monster Parade photo
DQ: Monster Parade

Enjoy the art of F2P Dragon Quest: Monster Parade


Game will probably be a Dragon Mess, but the art is the Dragon Best
Aug 19
// Steven Hansen
Dragon Quest: Monster Parade is Square Enix's latest free-to-play PC venture, this time with its venerable Dragon Quest franchise. According to Siliconera, it's a "real time adventure parade," and will feature items you can b...
Dragon Quest Monsters 2 photo
Dragon Quest Monsters 2

Dragon Quest Monsters 2 coming to 3DS in Japan


'Localization?' jests the monsters at Square Enix
Aug 01
// Steven Hansen
Foolishly, one of the bigger reasons I wanted to pick up a 3DS was for the remake of a Gameboy Color favorite, Dragon Warrior Monsters (Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry's Wonderland in Japan). Unfortunately, Dragon Quest Monsters...
Square Enix photo
Square Enix

Square may yet release Dragon Quest X outside of Japan


And if they do, it will be different
Jul 10
// Kyle MacGregor
It's been nearly a year since Dragon Quest X first launched for the Nintendo Wii. Since then, Square Enix has released a Wii U version of the online role-playing game and there's a PC port in the works as well. Awesome. Sound...
Dragon Quest X photo
Dragon Quest X

Dragon Quest X is coming to PC


Still no word if the game will ever cross the Pacific
Jun 22
// Wesley Ruscher
Square Enix announced today on a special ten-hour Dragon Quest X livestream that the once-Nintendo exclusive will be coming to PC on September 26 in Japan. The base game will retail for ¥ 3990 Yen (roughly ...
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Japanese rigged PC auto-levels Dragon Quest X characters


On sale at Yahoo! auctions now!
May 31
// Dale North
Hey, cheater! Want to level up but don't want to put in the time? Playing Dragon Quest X? One smart Japanese gamer has come up with a way to rig up a PC that will leve your DQX character up while you are off enjoying the suns...
Dragon Quest X photo
First week sales in Japan are shockingly low
Square Enix expressed disappointment a couple months ago with the performance of Dragon Quest X on Wii, despite the MMO outpacing the sales and subscription retention of Final Fantasy XI, the most profitable FF ever. With the...

Dragon Quest X photo
Dragon Quest X

Everybody dies in this Dragon Quest X trailer


Wii U up-port is just about ready to touch down in Japan
Mar 08
// Tony Ponce
This new Dragon Quest X trailer is brought to you by the concept of death. Death: the great inevitability for us all. The opening seconds show the typical burning RPG village, all the motionless villagers strewn about, befor...
Hori  photo
Hori

New Hori keyboard is both metal and gosh-darn cute


No Metal Slimes were harmed in the making of this keyboard.
Mar 04
// Jason Cabral
I have been trying to get into the Dragon Quest series of games for a few years now, mostly from the positive response that RPG players have given the series. I also love finding regular everyday items that get an infusion of...
Dragon Quest X photo
Dragon Quest X

Dragon Quest X Wii U dated March 30 for Japan


Beta test will begin on March 6
Feb 18
// Tony Ponce
We still lack a Western release announcement for the "oh so horribly performing" Dragon Quest X, but Japan finally has a solid date for the Wii U version: March 30. It will cost ¥6980 (~$74) and include 20 free days of pl...
Dragon Quest VII photo
Dragon Quest VII

Dragon Quest VII 3DS sells nearly a million week 1


Yep, Dragon Quest is still popular
Feb 13
// Tony Ponce
Oh no, you guys! Square Enix is slightly disappointed in Dragon Quest X's sales performance! Despite it's clearly doing well, the MMO is not hitting whatever magical expectations SE set for it. I guess that means the DQ brand...
Dragon Quest X sales photo
Dragon Quest X sales

Dragon Quest X growing steadily, not hitting expectations


Square Enix in financial slump due in part to the Wii MMO
Feb 11
// Tony Ponce
Square Enix recently reported a loss for the April to December 2012 period, the first loss since Square and Enix joined forces back in 2003. There are several reasons why this situation, but MSN Japan fingers a specific offen...
Slime photo
Slime

Best convenience store grocery bag ever: slime bag!


Japan wins again
Jan 24
// Dale North
Japanese convenience store chain Lawson was already beyond amazing with their fried treats, assortment of novelty ice creams, and well-stocked fresh food section, but they've leveled up even further with their choice of groce...
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Be a McDonald's Store Manager in Dragon Quest VII game


Or a crew member
Dec 28
// Dale North
You'd expect to play as a wizard or warrior in a Dragon Quest game, but in this McD DS downloadable promotional game in Japan, you can also play as a McDonald's crew member or store manager. DS title Dragon Quest VII: McDonal...
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Dragon Quest X on Wii U will use cloud saves


Don't worry about storage space
Dec 05
// Dale North
Worried about storage space? Don't be. The latest Nintendo Direct tells us that Dragon Quest X will use the cloud to hold saves for this MMO, according to Inside Games. So, no messing with silly external USB storage, especially for those that have the 8GB standard Wii U system. A new Japanese trailer also surfaced from this morning's event. It looks beautiful! Enjoy.
Dragon Quest X photo
Dragon Quest X

Dragon Quest X orchestral album out today


Surely to be a suite collection of music!
Dec 05
// Jayson Napolitano
You can always count on a great soundtrack from the Dragon Quest franchise, and that's mainly because series mainstay Koichi Sugiyama has been at the music's helm since its inception. That, and his scores for each title are i...
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New Dragon Quest VII 3DS screens have me whimpering


Japanese launch set for Feb 7, 2013
Nov 14
// Dale North
Who knows if we'll see 3DS remake Dragon Quest VII: Warriors of Eden anytime soon. Japan gets theirs this February, though.  Brand new screens from Square Enix Japan have me actually whimpering for some DQ acti...
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Dragon Quest IV and VII dev studio revived after 10 years


Heartbeat returns in 2013
Nov 14
// Dale North
Heartbeat developed Dragon Quest VI and VII back in the Super Nintendo and PS1 days, as well as a couple of other series remakes, but closed later due to rising game development costs. It's original founder, Manabu Yamana, no...
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Dragon Quest VII coming to the Nintendo 3DS


...in Japan
Oct 30
// Dale North
Dragon Quest VII will come to the Nintendo 3DS next February. The latest Jump magazine says that Japan will get what looks like a 3D remake of the classic RPG. According to our sister site Japanator, the only solid one we hav...
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Belated alert! Buy Zac Bentz's NEScapism synthpop album


Full fizzy flavor!
Oct 21
// Tony Ponce
I may be late to this particular party, but the best part about music is that it maintains its flavor for a very, very, very long time. This belated bottle of carbonated elixir is NEScapism, a synthpop album from our communit...
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Dragon Quest X sells nearly half a million in first week


Aug 09
// Kyle MacGregor
Dragon Quest X has managed to shift more than 420,311 units in its first week at market, according to Famitsu and Enterbrain. Launching a week ago today, August 2nd, the Japanese release of the online role-player marks one of...






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