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9:00 PM on 12.02.2013

Dragon Quest VIII the latest Square game going mobile

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.

Steven Hansen

6:45 PM on 11.27.2013

Square Enix doing crossover with FFXI, XIV, and DQX

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...

Steven Hansen

5:00 PM on 11.24.2013

New Dragon Quest might get localized, trademarks spotted

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 ...

Wesley Ruscher

4:30 PM on 11.20.2013

Dragon Quest X Version 2 gets a colorful trailer

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...

Steven Hansen

11:00 PM on 10.17.2013

Dream on: Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest, Tales crossover

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...

Steven Hansen

8:30 AM on 10.10.2013

Watch Dragon Quest VIII mobile in action

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 ...

Chris Carter

9:00 AM on 10.08.2013

Dragon Quest I-VIII heading to iOS and Android

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...

Chris Carter

8:00 AM on 10.08.2013

Dragon Quest Monsters Super Light coming to iOS & Android

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]

Chris Carter

5:45 PM on 09.30.2013

Dragon Quest X is coming to iOS and Android

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...

Dale North

10:15 AM on 08.19.2013

Enjoy the art of F2P Dragon Quest: Monster Parade

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...

Steven Hansen





6:00 AM on 08.01.2013

Dragon Quest Monsters 2 coming to 3DS in Japan

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...

Steven Hansen

9:30 PM on 07.10.2013

Square may yet release Dragon Quest X outside of Japan

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...

Kyle MacGregor

1:00 PM on 06.22.2013

Dragon Quest X is coming to PC

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 ...

Wesley Ruscher

2:00 PM on 05.31.2013

Japanese rigged PC auto-levels Dragon Quest X characters

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...

Dale North



Dragon Quest X Wii U opening sales are really bad photo
Dragon Quest X Wii U opening sales are really bad
by Tony Ponce

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 release of the Wii U port around the corner, I was sure that those numbers would improve and turn Square Enix's frown around.

The game released last week, at its opening sales were... not good. Only 33,302 units sold, which puts it right under the Vita port of Muramasa: The Demon Blade. I wasn't expecting super huge numbers, considering it's a port and all, but a Dragon Quest game doing that poorly!? That is really disappointing.

Of course, the cynics will say it's because no one wanted a Dragon Quest MMO -- the hundreds of thousands of sales on Wii would say otherwise -- but I insist that it's because of the Wii U's continued software struggles. The only other Wii U release that week was Game & Wario, the first first-party title for the platform since Nintendo Land and New Super Mario Bros. U, and it only hit 22,491. Something needs to be done about this situation, but what?

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11:15 AM on 03.08.2013

Everybody dies in this Dragon Quest X trailer

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...

Tony Ponce