Dragon Quest XI
10 hours ago.
Dragon Quest XI update details horse racing, the casino and more
Another update to the official Dragon Quest XI website was made detailing some new game systems including horse racing, the casino, quests and “Small Medals”. Detours Along Your Journey It wouldn’t be a Dragon Quest game without casinos, and Dragon Quest XI delivers! Not only that, but there are other places to stop and visit along the way. Horse Racing In some countries, horse racing is a very popular sport. Race against these notorious knights and race to victory. If you win, you’ll be…
1 day ago.
Here's some new Dragon Quest XI screenshots
4Gamer has gone up with a batch of new screenshots featuring the PlayStation 4 version of Dragon Quest XI: In Search of Departed Time. The game was playable to the public for the first time at a special event held in Osaka, Japan. The location on display in these shots is the Samadhi desert region along with horse racing, travel, battle encounters and a boss fight against the Death Scorpion. Dragon Quest XI: In Search of Departed Time is due out…
2 days ago.
Check out 25 minutes of Dragon Quest XI; "Restricted Play" system revealed
During the game's "Countdown Carnival" live event from Osaka, Square Enix shared up to 25 minutes of never before seen gameplay footage of Dragon Quest XI as well as new details and a nostalgic, commercial trailer dedicated to the legacy of the RPG franchise. Here's what you need to know: Samadhi, the Desert Town A desert town known as "Samadhi" will be in Dragon Quest XI. Q&A 1: In making the 30th anniversary title and 11th numbered title, was there anything that you were inspired…
1 week ago.
Learn all about Blacksmithing in Dragon Quest XI
Yet another update on the official Dragon Quest XI website details a new system called "Mysterious Smithing". As always, we're here to tell you all about it. Mysterious Smithing Create equipment with your own hands through the use of “Mysterious Smithing”. You can create powerful equipment or strengthen existing equipment. First, we’ll gather up recipes and materials! Try your hand at Mysterious Smithing back at camp! Finish up and get your equipment! …
1 week ago.
Learn the quirks of Dragon Quest XI's monster mount system
Square Enix has gone live with another update to Dragon Quest XI’s official Japanese website and gives viewers a first look at the game's monster mount system in the form of screenshots and information. Take a look: Monster Ride By borrowing the unique abilities of different monsters, the main character can travel to places they could never otherwise reach. Climb up walls and soar through the sky with ease thanks to these monsters! You can climb the most ridiculous of cliffs on the…
1 week ago.
Dragon Quest XI "Countdown Carnival" livestream dated for May 27
Square Enix is set to host a special stage livestream event for Dragon Quest XI at the first of its few "Countdown Carnival" hands-on events on May 27 at 1:00 PM JST (9:00 PM PT) via YouTube and Niconico. The event will be hosted by Joy and feature producer Yosuke Saito as well as game designer and scenario writer Yuji Horii. According to the company, the livestream will reveal "plenty of information" on the upcoming RPG. On the same day, between 4:00…
3 weeks ago.
Learn about Dragon Quest XI's Zone and Link gameplay systems
Square Enix has gone live with yet another update to Dragon Quest XI's official Japanese website. This time we're treated with information and screenshots detailing the game's "Zone" and "Link" gameplay systems. Check it out: Zone “Zone” is one of the few new powers that players can utilize during battles. It is an instance of heightened concentration that temporarily increases combat ability of party members. When attacked by an enemy, the protagonist and other party members can enter Zone giving players the necessary…
1 month ago.
New 2DS XL Dragon Quest "Liquid Metal Slime Edition" announced for Japan
Nintendo and Square Enix have announced a new hardware model in preparation for Dragon Quest XI: In Search of Departed Time, due out in Japan on July 29. A "Liquid Metal Slime Edition" New 2DS XL will release alongside the game. The hardware bundle is currently priced at 22,480 yen (plus tax) and includes the following: Dragon Quest "Liquid Metal Slime" New Nintendo 2DS XL hardware Dragon Quest XI: In Search of Departed Time for 3DS (Includes download code for early purchase bonuses…
1 month ago.
Dragon Quest "Loto Edition" PlayStation 4 hardware announced for Japan
Square Enix and Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Asia are teaming up for another Dragon Quest-themed hardware bundle. This time the slim model PlayStation 4 is getting decked out in special "Loto Edition" colors and will launch along with Dragon Quest XI: In Search of Departed Time in Japan on July 29. The bundle itself will run 39,980 yen (plus tax) and features the following: Original design PlayStation 4 hardware (1TB HDD) Original design DualShock 4 wireless controller Blu-ray disc version of Dragon Quest XI:…
1 month ago.
Learn about Dragon Quest XI's Skill Panel and Spell of Restoration
Square Enix has gone live with yet another update to Dragon Quest XI's official Japanese website. This time we're treated with information and screenshots detailing the game's "Skill Panel" growth system and "Spell of Restoration" feature. View it all below: Skill Panel The "Skill Panel" consists of each member of the party’s skills arranged as panels. By allocating the Skill Points you obtain by leveling up and other means, you can learn special skills and increase your stats. Do it all in a…
1 month ago.
Dragon Quest XI boxarts revealed; Japanese bundles and pre-order bonuses detailed
Alongside the game's full release announcement, Square Enix was generous enough to share even more information of Dragon Quest XI: In Search of Departed Time, including its boxart covers, pre-order bonuses and more. PlayStation 4 and Nintendo 3DS boxarts Above are the game's boxarts for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo 3DS respectively. Pre-order bonuses Early buyers will be able to snag the “Vest of Happiness,” a vest that increases the number experience points earned from battles, and the “Upstart Vest,” which increases the amount…
1 month ago.
Watch Dragon Quest XI's new PS4 and 3DS version trailers
Square Enix has shared two new trailers for Dragon Quest XI, which will release on July 29, 2017 in Japan. Below, you can see both the PS4 and 3DS versions of the game, which sport remarkably different styles. You can check out more of our Dragon Quest XI coverage here. PS4 version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXlbhVVB7BU 3DS version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drpI5EFCRbc…
1 month ago.
Dragon Quest XI for PS4 and Nintendo 3DS releases on July 29 in Japan; gameplay footage revealed
Dragon Quest XI: In Search of Departed Time is set to release on July 29, 2017 for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo 3DS, Square Enix announced today. The PlayStation 4 version will cost ¥8,980 and the Nintendo 3DS version will cost ¥5,980. Eager ones can now pre-order the PlayStation 4 digital version at the Japanese PlayStation Store. According to the representatives, the initial plan was to release the title in May for the franchise's 30th anniversary, but unfortunately the development team required more…
2 months ago.
New screenshots and details of Dragon Quest XI's battle system
The official website for Dragon Quest XI has updated to reveal more information as well as screenshots for new information on the battle system as well as two new characters. This information was recently announced in the Weekly Shonen Jump which you can check out over here. Battle System In Dragon Quest XI you can choose between two battle styles on both the PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo 3DS. The PlayStation 4 version offers you two battle styles to pick from: Freeform…
2 months ago.
Weekly Jump details Dragon Quest XI's battle system and new characters
The latest issue of Weekly Shonen Jump details new information on Dragon Quest XI including the battle system and new characters. Battle System Move your character and look around freely with the "Free Movement Battle" system. Enjoy the freedom in battle by moving your character around while in combat! The "Auto Camera Battle" system gives you an immersive battle experience. Witness awesome attacks from friend and foe with this feature. Engage in immersive and lively battles in the 3D mode, or…
2 months ago.
Dragon Quest XI Japanese release date presentation dated for April 11
Square Enix is set to reveal the Japanese release date for Dragon Quest XI during a livestream presentation event on April 11 at 2:00PM JST (10:00PM PT). Alongside the announcement of the release date, the company will also reveal additional information and tidbits for the upcoming RPG. The presentation will be hosted by Joy and feature actress Tsubasa Honda as a guest with Dragon Quest series creator Yuji Horii and others attending. Viewers will be able to watch the livestream on Niconico…
2 months ago.
Yuji Horii teases "some sort of announcement" for Dragon Quest XI coming soon
During the "Dragon Quest The Real" event at Universal Studios Japan, series creator Yuji Horri teased an announcement soon to be made for Dragon Quest XI. Below is his quote: “All of the staff are currently working really hard making the game,” Horii said regarding Dragon Quest XI. “I think that we’ll be able to make an announcement of some sort soon, so please look forward to it.” Way back in January during Dragon Quest's 30th Anniversary Project Presentation, Horii expressed his wishes…
2 months ago.
Learn about towns, fields, dungeons and more in Dragon Quest XI
A big update was just made to the official Japanese Dragon Quest XI website which details a lot of new information about the game including towns, fields, dungeons and more. Let's take a closer look at this new information. Towns Towns are where intimate information and convenient facilities come together. Talk to the people of these towns, collect information, purchase items and equipment, ready yourself for your next adventure and set your sights on your next destination. Towns and villages have…
2 months ago.
Dragon Quest XI details story introduction; new screenshots
Shortly after the latest magazine coverage of the game in Weekly Jump, Square Enix has updated the official website of Dragon Quest XI: In Search of Departed Time with screenshots and information introducing the story as well as characters Veronica and Senya. Catch all the details in full below: Story As the reincarnation of the legendary “Hero,” the protagonist sets off on a journey through a vast world. The protagonist, who grew up in the calm village of Ishi, turned 16 years old and…
2 months ago.
Dragon Quest XI details Veronica and Senya in Weekly Jump
Dragon Quest XI: In Search of Departed Time returns to the Japanese magazine circuit with a wealth of new information in Weekly Shounen Jump. The magazine details new characters Veronica and Senya along with a new region known as Delcadar. Veronica (the girl in red) is a fearless prodigy. She has the look of someone strong-willed and in the opening movie we see her deal out attack spells. Senya (the girl in green) is a soothing girl. She comes about with…