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Square Enix is going all out for Dragon Quest's 30th Anniversary

2016 marks the 30th anniversary of Dragon Quest in Japan, and Square Enix is going all out for the celebration. During a live press event this morning, series creator Yuji Horii and producer Ryutaro Ichimura detailed the many different...   read

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Dragon Quest Builders

Dragon Quest Builders will not support PlayStation TV

When you pick up a game on Vita, it should inherently just be supported on the PS TV, right? Well that's not the case in a number of instances, and it's really starting to get confusing. Just recently, Square Enix has confirmed that Dragon ...   read

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These Dragon Quest wedding invitations are adorable

Planning a wedding is one of the toughest things I've ever done (with help, of course), but finding fun ways to get through it is one of the best parts. That's just what one Japanese couple has divined, crafting PS2 box invitations themed a...   read

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PC Port Report: Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below

Hot on the heels of Hyrule Warriors, Koei Tecmo released Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree’s Woe and the Blight Below. It takes the long-running and well-loved Dragon Quest series of JRPGs and throws them straight into a Dynast...   read

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Dragon Quest X
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Dragon Quest X is getting a Wii, Wii U, and 3DS bundle in Japan

Another year, another lack of Dragon Quest X in the west. Square Enix has added insult to injury recently too, as it just announced a new Japanese bundle that includes the Wii, Wii U, and 3DS versions of the game. So if you've been wa...   read


Just Cause 3 and Dragon Quest Heroes 28% off for PC/Steam

With all the Battlefront and Fallout 4 news from the last few weeks it feels like the hype-train really never left the station. But in the deal train makes go on as December titles are now on the horizon. Square Enix's Just Cause 3 is out o...   read

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Dragon Quest VII and Dragon Quest VIII finally coming to North America and Europe

Good news, eveyone! Nintendo just announced plans to bring the Nintendo 3DS versions of Square Enix's Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past and Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King to western shores next ...   read

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That's a damn fine PlayStation Vita

I like this PlayStation Vita design even more than that metal slime PlayStation 4. They share a similar theme, but it's the little touches that matter -- the custom d-pad art, the liquid metal slime accessory for the headphone jack, the sli...   read

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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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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 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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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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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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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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