Dragon Quest
1 week ago.
The "Hero" protagonists from Dragon Quest is coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
During the Nintendo Direct E3 2019 broadcast, the company revealed the "Hero" protagonists from the Dragon Quest series will join the roster of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as the next downloadable content fighter. Releasing this summer, players will able to play as the Hero in different appearances from throughout the series including: Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation View the reveal trailer…
1 week ago.
Here's a deep dive look at the world of Dragon Quest Builders 2; free demo out June 27
From their E3 2019 broadcast event, Square Enix has unveiled a new trailer for Dragon Quest Builders 2 due out for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch on July 12. The four-minute trailer treats viewers with a look at the game's world as well as the various activities players can partake including combat, building, cooking and more. The company also announced a free playable demo of Dragon Quest Builders 2 will release for PlayStation 4 via the PlayStation Store and Nintendo Switch via…
2 weeks ago.
Producer Yu Miyake says preparations for Dragon Quest XII have begun
During the hour-long Dragon Quest livestream to announced Dragon Quest Walk, producer Yu Miyake provided some small insight on Dragon Quest XII and where the game currently sits in terms of development. Translation, via Siliconera: “By the way, about the series development concerning Dragon Quest XII, which I’m sure you’re all wondering about—Horii-san (Yuji Horii) and I are currently making preparations, and while I believe it’ll still be a while, I’d to make some kind of announcement for it, so please…
2 weeks ago.
Square Enix announces Dragon Quest Walk for mobile devices
Revealed during a special hour-long Dragon Quest livestream event, Square Enix announced that a new Dragon Quest app-game will be coming to Android and iOS devices. Titled Dragon Quest Walk, this phone app allows players to walk to real life locations and battle iconic monsters from the series. Dragon Quest Walk shares similarities with the famed Pokemon Go, but adds their own spin on the walking-game genre, such as the gameplay map resembling a Dragon Quest world, the option to personalize…
2 months ago.
Dragon Quest animated movie gets a debut trailer, opens in Japan on August 2nd
Dragon Quest Your Story is headed to theaters in Japan on August 2nd. Announced earlier this year, it's an animated movie based on Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride. The film's script and direction will be helmed by Takashi Yamazaki, whose other films include Doraemon: Stand by Me and Parasyte. andMusic composed by Koichi Sugiyama and performed by the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra. Yuji Horii, the creator of the Dragon Quest series, will supervise the project. The first trailer…
4 months ago.
Dragon Quest Builders 2 releases in North America July 12th
Square Enix announced today that Dragon Quest Builders 2 is headed to the United States on July 12, 2019 for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch consoles. Preorders for the PlayStation 4 version are now available on the Square Enix store. Although a sequel to the previous Dragon Quest Builders game, Dragon Quest Builders 2 features an all-new original story with a new world and characters. The game promises unlimited building combinations and even more content and gameplay that players both old…
5 months ago.
Japanese voice cast revealed for Gemma, Vince and Mia in Dragon Quest XI S
On the official Japanese website for Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age S, under the recently launched “Kaiun Omikuji” fortune page to celebrate the New Year, the Japanese voice cast for the characters Gemma, Vince and Mia were revealed alongside small voice samples for fans to hear. Below is the cast list and voice samples, as well as some cute 3D renders for the characters. Ayako Kawasumi as Gemma: Voice Sample 1, Sample 2 Tomokazu Sugita as Vince: Voice…
6 months ago.
Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age S heading to Switch in 2019
During a special stage presentation at Jump Festa 2018, Square Enix announced that Dragon Quest XI would be releasing for the Nintendo Switch console in 2019, under the name Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age S. A specific date will be announced at a later time. You can check out the trailer below. Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age is available now for PlayStation 4 and Steam. …
6 months ago.
We check out the Japanese Dragon Quest Builders 2 demo
Dragon Quest Builders 2 is the sequel to 2016's Dragon Quest Builders, a game much in the vein of Minecraft but with a Dragon Quest flair. Right now, it's only scheduled to launch in Japan on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch this December 20th -- and there's no word yet on a localization overseas. Still, a free demo has been uploaded to the Japanese PlayStation Store. You can watch us play through the PlayStation 4 version of the Japanese demo…
9 months ago.
Dragon Quest Builders 2 release date scheduled for this holiday season in Japan
Square Enix has revealed the release date for the upcoming sequel to their sandbox action RPG title, Dragon Quest Builders 2, bringing with the announcement a twin video release, which features both the boy and girl editions of the game's opening movie. Some new updates and features were also revealed during an hour long livestream event. Scheduled for a December 20th, 2018 release in Japan, Dragon Quest Builders 2 will not only bring new additions to gameplay mechanics, such as crafting…
1 year ago.
New Dragon Quest Builders 2 trailers reveal Dragon Quest Builders save data import bonuses
The official Japanese website for Dragon Quest Builders 2 has received an update, revealing information and short trailers for new in-game bonus content rewarded to players who have save data from the first Dragon Quest Builders game. Below are the two trailers, as well as info regarding the bonuses. Translations courtesy of Gemastu. Save Data Import Bonus #1: Legendary Builder’s Cap By changing your appearance with the “Dresser” item, you will be able to change your character’s hairdo to the original Dragon…
1 year ago.
Here's your first look at Dragon Quest VR
Bandai Namco Amusement has recently commenced their opening event for Dragon Quest VR and as a treat, we're given a first look at the game running in real-time with showings of sword fighting and magic casting — all within the virtual world of Dragon Quest. The first video below is from Famitsu, giving viewers a first-person perspective of the activity in action: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8MVWyrfyEA The next video is from the company's livestream of the opening event, showing gameplay as well as providing a glimpse…
1 year ago.
Dragon Quest Builders 2 website update reveals information on Malroth
An update to the official Dragon Quest Builders 2 website showcased some information on the recently revealed Malroth; a boy who shares the same name as the God of Destruction from Dragon Quest II and does not remember anything about himself aside from his own name. Unlike the protagonists, Malroth does not possess the ability to create, instead, he specializes in gathering materials and fighting monsters, making him a reliable ally when exploring Vacant Island. Weapons that you craft can be equipped…
1 year ago.
"Dragon Quest VR" activity coming to VR Zone Shinjuku
Bandai Namco is collaborating with Square Enix to introduce a Dragon Quest-themed activity to their VR Zone Shinjuku amusement space beginning April 27. Appropriately titled "Dragon Quest VR", the campaign will have players: Form a party and occupy the role of either a Warrior, Priest, or Mage. Equip a sword, shield or staff made especially for the activity. Journey out to the world of Dragon Quest before battling against the Archfiend Zoma, the final boss. An opening event for Dragon Quest VR will be held…
1 year ago.
First look at Dragon Quest Builders 2
Since its announcement last summer, Square Enix has been pretty quiet with regards to Dragon Quest Builders 2. Recently, Square Enix opened the official website for the game, providing new details and screenshots. Firstly, Dragon Quest Builders 2 has the subtitle "God of Destruction Malroth and the Vacant Island" in Japan. It's worth noting that the original Dragon Quest Builders had the subtitle "Revival of Alefgard" in Japan, although the subtitle was dropped in the localized release. Malroth is a primary…
1 year ago.
VIZ licenses Akira Toriyama's Dragon Quest Illustrations 30th Anniversary Edition for English release
Publisher VIZ has acquired the rights to the English release of Akira Toriyama's Dragon Quest Illustrations 30th Anniversary Edition. Due out in December this year, the book (priced at $34.99 MSRP) takes a look through thirty years of illustrations and designs from across the Dragon Quest series from 1986 through 2016. Pre-orders for the book are currently available on Amazon, which notes the pages cover through the release of Dragon Quest Heroes II and the addition of a fold-out poster covering…
1 year ago.
Dragon Quest XI for PS4 and PC releases on September 4 in the West; English voiceover and more
It's been quite the wait, but Square Enix has finally announced the release date for the latest mainline installment in the Dragon Quest series. Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age is set to release on September 4, 2018 for PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam. And in addition to this announcement, the company has also revealed that the Western release will also feature several upgrades and enhancements that were not included in the Japanese release, including: English Voiceover Draconian Quest: a…
1 year ago.
Dragon Quest Builders on Nintendo Switch gets a Japanese release date and demo
Dragon Quest Builders is coming to Nintendo Switch, and a Japanese release date has been set for March 1st, 2018. A demo will arrive on February 1st, 2018 on the Nintendo Switch eShop. The game is also on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita platforms, as well as PlayStation 3 in Japan only. Pre-order bonuses include a "Slime Eye" and "Slime Mouth" recipe, and retailer-exclusive bonuses include a "Slime Lamp" (Amazon) and "King Slime Lamp" (AEON). Square Enix shared the following trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-V5noM7Y5Q You can…
1 year ago.
Dragon Quest Builders arrives on Nintendo Switch in Spring 2018, includes exclusive great sabrecub
During today's Nintendo Direct presentation, we learned that Dragon Quest Builders will arrive in on Nintendo Switch in Spring 2018. Originally released on PlaySation 3, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita, the Nintendo Switch version will come with a great sabrecub that allows you to travel at increased speed and get special material from defeating enemies. https://youtu.be/ztMGTTAjsAQ?t=2097…
1 year ago.
Dragon Quest I, II and III announced for PS4 and Nintendo 3DS in Japan
During today's Dragon Quest stream Square Enix announced that Dragon Quest, Dragon Quest II and Dragon Quest III will be released for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo 3DS in Japan. Dragon Quest I and II will be released soon on August 10, with prices of 600 yen and 850 yen respectively excluding tax. Meanwhile, Dragon Quest III will be released later in late August at 1500 yen, excluding tax. The first Dragon Quest is also available for free in Japan, but only for…