Dragon Quest X's Uphill Climb in the West

Dragon Quest X » 8/10/12 7:50am 8/10/12 7:50am is a game perfectly tailored to bring Japanese players into the world of MMORPGs for the first time. It's part of a big-named series, it's very easy to pick up and play, and it's on a system that 12.5 million Japanese already have sitting in their living rooms. However, it's the very things that make…

Dragon Quest X is Both Forward-Thinking and Backwards at the Same Time

In Japan, Dragon Quest » 8/10/12 7:00am 8/10/12 7:00am is the unquestioned king of RPGs: Even the series comes in a distant second. The last game in the series, , sold over 4.3 million copies, making it the 6th best selling game on the Nintendo DS in Japan. Many speculated the next game would surely be on the 3DS or the—then only theoretical—Wii…