Dragon Quest
1 month 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 month 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…
2 months 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…
2 months 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…
2 months 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…
2 months 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…
2 months 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…
6 months 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…
9 months 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…
10 months 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…
10 months ago.
Dragon Quest Builders 2 announced for PS4 and Nintendo Switch
Live on stage at the Dragon Quest Summer Festival 2017, the team announced Dragon Quest Builders 2 for both the PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo Switch. You can watch the live stream here.…
11 months ago.
Check out the introduction trailers for Dragon Quest X's PS4 version and "All In One Package" edition
Square Enix has gone live with two new trailers introducing Dragon Quest X's PlayStation 4 version and "All In One Package" edition which comes bundled with Versions 1, 2, and 3 of the MMORPG. Dragon Quest X is set to hit store shelves in Japan for PlayStation 4 on August 17, followed by Nintendo Switch on September 21. Besides that, the game is currently available for PC, Wii U, and various mobile devices. And with that settled, catch the trailers down below: PlayStation…
1 year 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 year ago.
Dragon Quest X launches August 17 for PS4 and September 21 for Nintendo Switch in Japan
Dragon Quest X is set to release for PlayStation 4 on August 17 and Nintendo Switch on September 21 in Japan, Square Enix revealed today during a special livestream event for the game. Both versions of the MMORPG will be priced at ¥4,800 and ship as the "All in One Package" edition which comes bundled with the major game updates of Version 1, Version 2 and Version 3. For the monthly subscription fee, domestic PS4 users will have to pay ¥1,500 per…
1 year ago.
Dragon Quest Rivals trading card game announced for smartphones in Japan; closed beta in June
Square Enix has revealed Dragon Quest Rivals -- a trading card game based on the popular Dragon Quest franchise for iOS and Android smartphone devices. Via the game's official website, Rivals is a game where you collect and battle with cards featuring the series' characters and monsters, and take on rivals in online matches. You can register for the game's closed beta test, which is set for June 9th through the 19th -- registration closes on June 4th. Note that there…
1 year 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". 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! Attempt to use "Restrike Gems" to strengthen your existing equipment You can get "Restrike Gems" by successfully crafting your own equipment. Even if…
1 year 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 year ago.
Japan will get Dragon Quest X on Nintendo Switch this Fall
Dragon Quest X will be coming to Nintendo Switch this Fall in Japan, per the newest Nintendo Direct. Previously released on Nintendo's Wii, WiiU, and 3DS, the series first MMORPG is also on PC and is coming to PlayStation 4 this Summer in Japan. No plans for localization of this title outside of Japan have been announced. You can catch the Dragon Quest X bit in today's Nintendo Direct in the video below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sD7ofYKAWII…
1 year 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…
1 year 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…