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Dragon Quest Heroes

Well well, it looks like Dragon Quest Heroes was just stealth confirmed for PC

Just moments ago I got a number of texts from friends telling me to boot up Steam to confirm a message they had obtained. Apparently, Dragon Quest Heroes is coming to PC, and Steam users are being asked to pre-purchase the game now -- ...   read

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The easy way to earn XP and mini medals in Dragon Quest Heroes

Dragon Quest Heroes made my weekend disappear. I had already invested enough time in finishing all of the side quests that I figured I might as well strive for full completion, but a few optional bosses stood in the way. They are absurdly d...   read

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Dragon Quest Heroes

Stop Dragon Quest Heroes from talking out of your controller

Several hours into Dragon Quest Heroes, yeah, I should disable the sound emanating from my controller. Characters like to talk, a lot, and snippets of dialog regularly come through the DualShock 4's speakers. It didn't bother me much at fir...   read

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Dragon Quest Heroes

Take a look at the heroes and enemies of Dragon Quest Heroes

One of the first games I ever played was Dragon Quest on the NES, known as Dragon Warrior in the west. It was the game that gave me the RPG knowledge I have today, and I still have vivid memories of the colorful and bright art dir...   read

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Review: Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below

Close your eyes. Imagine you're stuck on a deserted island for a year -- yes, in this situation, a year is a certainty. If you could only have one game with you for that entire period (and have a working power source, bear with me), what wo...   read

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Dragon Quest Heroes
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King Doric is psyched to tell us about Dragon Quest Heroes

Chris enjoyed that last Dragon Quest Heroes trailer. I like this one even better. It's more comprehensive and the narration by King Doric is just so damn enthusiastic. The video covers the cast, monster summoning, shopping, talents, and the...   read

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Dragon Quest Builders gets trailer, out January 2016

Square Enix showed off the opening cinematic for Dragon Quest Heroes and its director proceeded to explain block-building games as if Minecraft isn't also huge in Japan (it is). Builders is an in-house Square Enix project getting "idea...   read

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Dragon Quest Heroes
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Dragon Quest Heroes is a fast-paced, challenging spin-off

I've got quite the soft spot for Omega Force's series of Musou titles. If you've heard of or played Dynasty Warriors, then you know exactly what they are. As the popularity of the studio's games grow with every release, it branches out into...   read

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Dragon Quest Heroes

Dragon Quest Heroes' DLC will be on-disc and free in the US

When Dragon Quest Heroes arrives in the west in October on PS4, it'll sport all of the DLC so far that has been released in Japan, by way of free patches in that region. The game followed a similar strategy to Hyrule Warriors, where up...   read

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Graphics, baby!
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Side by side Dragon Quest VIII 3DS and PS2 comparison

With Dragon Quest VIII's recent 3DS release in Japan, YouTuber user "ninten2tv" has put together a side-by-side comparison of the intro for both games. The 3DS is brighter. Too bright? It definitely lacks some tertiary detail, but it looks...   read

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Square schedules 'secret' Tokyo Game Show event

Square Enix will have a bunch of games at this year's Tokyo Game Show and most of them have "Final Fantasy" or "Dragon Quest" embedded in their confusing titles. The company also just released a teaser video for its show highlights (Final ...   read

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Mobile focus

Final Fantasy XV heads Square Enix's Tokyo Game Show 2015 lineup

Wow, just a few more weeks until I'm eating curry twice a day and peeing in sexy anime nurse urinals. Also, playing video games over at the Tokyo Game Show (September 17-20). Yes, I did reuse this intro from an hour ago, because I am writ...   read

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Dragon Quest Heroes
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This is the best Dragon Quest Heroes trailer I've seen yet

CGI-filled trailers often do a great job of building hype, but this gameplay-filled Dragon Quest Heroes video just does it for me. It shows a ton of characters doing their thing, provides a quick look at the English cast, and gives us...   read

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Dragon Quest

Tokyo shop to hold collaboration event with Dragon Quest this month

If you're near Chiyoda, Tokyo next week, you may want to check out the 3 Chome-1-10 Sotokanda Lawson shop, which is being re-decorated, Dragon Quest style, starting August 22 for a limited time. The store will offer up S...   read

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Dragon Quest XI

Dragon Quest XI's first screenshots look amazing

Square Enix unveiled Dragon Quest XI for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo 3DS late last month at an event in Tokyo, where the publisher gave attendees a nice long look at the game. Today, the company has shared the first  screensho...   read

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Dragon Quest VIII

Dragon Quest VIII on 3DS has a new dungeon, ending

Dragon Quest VIII was released all the way back in 2004 on PS2, but its legacy has withstood the test of time. It's still regarded as one of the best entries in the series, and later this year in Japan, it will hit the 3DS. Now we have a bi...   read

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Dragon Quest XI
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Dragon Quest XI is simultaniously classic and modern

[Update: Siliconera reports that you will be able to switch between 2D and 3D diplays art any time. Thanks Omnes Morimur!] We already knew that the 3DS version of Dragon Quest XI allows players to explore in 2D sprites and 3D polygons at t...   read

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Dragon Quest X

Dragon Quest X now coming to Nintendo NX, PS4 (Update)

[Update: Speaking to IGN, Square Enix backpedaled, saying NX is only "under consideration."] In addition to revealing Dragon Quest XI, Square Enix just announced a pair of new platforms for its predecessor. Dragon Quest X is now in dev...   read

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Dragon Quest XI

Dragon Quest XI announced for PS4, 3DS, NX (Update)

[Update:  Speaking to IGN, Square Enix backpedaled, saying NX is only "under consideration."] Square Enix just officially announced Dragon Quest XI, the next mainline title in the publisher's storied role-playing game franchise, f...   read

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Dragon Quest Heroes II

Dragon Quest Heroes II debuts spring 2016

Dragon Quest Heroes II is launching in Japan next spring, Square Enix just announced. The publisher announced the new action title back in April, not long after the first game's Japanese release topped charts with more than 594,000 copies d...   read

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Dragon Quest XI

Dragon Quest XI leaked before tomorrow's reveal

Tomorrow, Square Enix was set to reveal some Dragon Quest related news at a special press conference, but Gematsu has uncovered some early assets uploaded to the Dragon Quest site that spill the beans. For one, Dragon Quest XI has a logo, a...   read

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Well, Dragon Quest VIII almost looks as good as it did 11 years ago

I'm always down for photo modes. Still, adding a photo quests feature that tasks you with snapping pictures for rewards, in a port of a game that looked a little bit better in 2004? (For reference, it is now 2015) Well, ok. Still nice to h...   read

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Dragon Quest Builders

Don't write off Dragon Quest Builders just yet

That first image of Dragon Quest Builders (PS3, PS4, PS Vita) didn't do much for me. "Huh? Dragon Quest through the lens of Minecraft? Uhh, okay." *closes tab* These latest screenshots are more substantial. The "Camp" bar in the HUD is intr...   read

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Dragon Quest

Want more Dragon Quest games localized? You might want to buy Dragon Quest Heroes

Polygon recently spoke with Dragon Quest series executive producer Yuu Miyake about Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below (God, I love that title). Since this is the first Dragon Quest game to be localized for ...   read

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Dragon Quest Builders

New Dragon Quest looks like a Minecraft clone

Minecraft has no shortage of imitators, but I never thought Dragon Quest would be one of them. Enter Square Enix with its latest creation, Dragon Quest Builders, a "block make RPG" that looks an awful lot like Mojang's ludicrously popular s...   read

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