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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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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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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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Reports: Dragon Quest VII and VIII coming west

[Update: Square Enix declined to comment when asked about Horii's remarks.] Word out of Japan Expo in Paris this weekend is that Dragon Quest creator Yuji Horii is running around telling folks that Dragon Quest VII and Dragon Quest VIII loc...   read

 
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Dragon Quest VIII is looking good on the 3DS

When it was first released on the PS2 in 2004, Dragon Quest VIII defiantly stood apart from the sea of pseudo-realistic, cut scene heavy RPGs and action games that largely populated the console at that time. It aspired to offer player...   read

 
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Dragon Quest VIII is coming to Nintendo 3DS

Good lord, am I excited. Also, scared. Dragon Quest VIII is coming to Nintendo 3DS, which is potentially the best news ever or a harbinger of the apocalypse. You know, depending on whether Square Enix intends to localize the danged thing. C...   read

 
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It's Slime time: Household items to add some Dragon Quest flair to the home

You may not know this about me, but Slimes are one of my favorite things in the wide world of gaming. I've got this adorable little pair of earbuds, a plush Slime, a keychain, and even the PlayStation controller, but I need more. Until I ge...   read

 
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Dragon Quest VIII is headed to iOS shortly, so play it if you haven't yet

Still haven't played and enjoyed Dragon Quest VIII? Is your PlayStation 2 gathering dust? One more question: Do you have an iPhone or iPad? You do? Awesome. You'll want to pick up the localized mobile version of the fantastic JRPG, once it'...   read

 
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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. Meanwhil...   read

 

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