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Dragon Quest Builders is just as delightful on Switch

I was skeptical of Dragon Quest Builders when it was first announced, but Square Enix's take on the sandbox genre ended up hitting the mark. It's not just Minecraft through the lens of Dragon Quest as some initially feared -- there's a prop...

 
 
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So, just what is left for the Nintendo 3DS?

On February 26, the Nintendo 3DS will celebrate its seventh year on the market. In that time, it has sold more than 70 million units worldwide and more than 340 million games. It’s been home to the great franchises we grew up with lik...

 
 
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Dragon Quest Builders will be hitting the Switch in February

The Minecraft-like Dragon Quest Builders will build its way over to the Nintendo Switch on February 9, 2018 for both the US and Europe. Both the physical and digital version will launch on the same day. Nintendo let the news out on both Twi...

 
 
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Nominees for Destructoid's Best Portable Game of 2017

Portable gaming had a very strong year this year. In the face of intense competition from other handheld devices, the Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita held its own with a strong selection of exclusive software.We had anime mysteries, subte...

 
 
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The Dragon Quest crossover event returns to Final Fantasy XIV

Final Fantasy XIV likes to keep players interested with three month major patch cycles, but in-between there's little events here and there that are the glue that holds it all together. They're not above re-using them though, and just like ...

 
 
 
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Dragon Quest XI on the Switch will use the Unreal Engine

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age is a bonified hit in Japan with more than three million copies sold between the Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation 4. A western release is planned for next year and fingers crossed western gamers will be ...

 
 
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Chibi Noctis and Lightning are so cute

Fortune Street: Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary might be off your radar. And that's okay! Because it's slated to only arrive  in Japan later this month on PS4 and Vita, and probably won't ever see the light of day out...

 
 
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Dragon Quest Builders coming to Switch next spring

Holy cow, Switch is getting a good chunk of Japanese role-playing games. There's that Octopath thing that's largely unknown, but then there's also the more familiar Dragon Quest Builders too. Announced during the Nintendo Direct, it's not f...

 
 
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Surprise! PlayStation 4 passes Switch in Japan

This past week in Japan saw the PlayStation 4 surpass the Nintendo Switch for the first time since the launch of the Switch back on March 3, 2017. Switch shortages could be the major cause, as the only two new releases on PlayStation 4 were...

 
 
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Sephiroth is putting in work in the new Fortune Street game

We only got one Fortune Street in the west on consoles in 2011 (there was also one worldwide mobile release), but Japan has been churning them out for nearly every console since 1991. Born out of a Dragon Warrior minigame, this Monopoly-esq...

 
 
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Snack World makes strong debut in Japan

Hitman: The Complete First Season finally makes its way to Japanese shows, but along with Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 is shown up by Level-5's The Snack World: Trejarers. Level-5's newest multimedia franchise topped eve...

 
 
 
 
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Dragon Quest X logs off the Wii this November [Update]

I got into the Dragon Quest series far later than I should have. If was the Wii/DS era and the first game that did it for me was Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime. It's a game I still consider one of the 10 best I've played. After that sunk...

 
 
 
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Surprise! Dragon Quest XI is selling like hotcakes in Japan

I don't know if you know this, but Dragon Quest is kind of a big deal in Japan. Like, a real big deal. It is to Japan what heart disease is to America. On Friday, the latest entry in the series, Dragon Quest XI, dropped and more than t...

 
 
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Trophies for a free version of Dragon Quest on PS4 appear

Well here's a surprise. While the big news of the day is Dragon Quest XI is coming to the PlayStation 4, it would appear that another game in the franchise will also be making its debut on the system at some point. Hope you like retro, as t...

 
 
 
 
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See how PS4 to Vita remote play fares for Dragon Quest XI

One of the first things I learned about gaming culture/history is that Japan generally has a "Dragon Quest Day" where students skip, leading to officials urging Enix to release them on weekends. To see something gaming related have that muc...

 
 
 




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