You'll Be Able To Play Dragon Quest VIII On iOS Soon

My old PlayStation 2 just became a casualty of apartment cleaning, so it's delightful to see Dragon Quest VIII—one of the PS2's best role-playing games—on the iTunes Store in New Zealand today. » 5/28/14 12:00pm 5/28/14 12:00pm

Dragon Quest is coming to smartphones in a big way. Square Enix is bringing Dragon Quest I to Dragon Quest VIII to iOS and Android. Look forward for the onslaught to start this winter when Dragon Quest I is re-released in Japan. Subsequent sequels to follow. No word about a Western release. » 10/08/13 5:30am 10/08/13 5:30am

The Scariest Clowns And Jesters In Video Games

One of the most villainous ways to raise the fear level in a game is to throw in a psycho clown. That clown is hides behind his stupid fake smile, searching for a way to earn your trust. » 3/01/13 7:30pm 3/01/13 7:30pm

I Sure Hope The Dragon Quest VII Remake Comes To America

Via GoNintendo, here are two new commercials for the Nintendo 3DS remake of Dragon Quest VII, out in Japan this week. As expected, it looks great. » 2/04/13 10:00am 2/04/13 10:00am

"Nobody's running around like a chicken with their heads off" In Japan

Last Friday afternoon, an earthquake with a magnitude of 9.0 rocked north-east Japan. Minutes later, the coastline was hit with a tsunami, leaving death and destruction in its wake. » 3/14/11 5:00am 3/14/11 5:00am

Drumroll Please, Japan's Top Ten Dragon Quest Games

Square Enix polled Japanese gamers about which Dragon Quest titles they liked the best. Those gamers replied, the votes were tallied, and now, we have the results. » 11/15/10 9:00am 11/15/10 9:00am

At Least One Japanese Game Developer Is Doing Great

Level-5, the Fukuoka-based developer behind Professor Layton and White Knight Chronicles, is loving the Japanese game industry. Why? Because it has made the company lots of money and funded some swanky corporate digs. » 9/28/10 9:00am 9/28/10 9:00am