Murder, sexual innuendo, and crime mixed together in the strange adventure game known as the Portopia Serial Murder Case (Portopia Renzoku Satsujin Jiken). What was even stranger was that its principal designer was a young Yuji Horii, the man who’d go on to develop the Dragon Quest series and become a household name…
In Japan, games don’t get much bigger than the Dragon Quest franchise. Recently, series creator Yuji Horii uploaded some of the first game’s original design documents, providing an inside peek at its birth.
In Japan, Square Enix just announced Dragon Quest Monsters 2, a numeric sequel in its popular Dragon Quest Monsters spinoff series. As some commenters have pointed out, this is a remake of the original DQM2. The game's "general director" is Yuji Horii, and it will feature monster designs by Akira Toriyama. It's also…
In 1989, Nintendo legend Shigeru Miyamoto sat down with Dragon Quest creator Yuji Horii for an interview. The two spoke about practically everything, from game design to their latest titles (like Link to the Past) to the future, but what I found most interesting was the pair's ideas on making games about teaching.
Dragon Quest X was first revealed in December 2008—almost three years ago. If a former Square Enix employee is to be believed, the company has been working on it much longer than that.
Haruna Anno is a retro gaming idol—the young girl who loves old games. She also speaks her mind, and that's always good for an idol.
That's what Dragon Quest Koichi Sugiyama is shooting for. At a recent Dragon Quest III concert in Japan, Sugiyama said, "I'm aiming for next year and am in the middle of composing music for Dragon Quest."
If you are somebody, and you visit Nintendo's New York offices from out of town, you get your very own greeting in the lobby, running on a flat-screen TV.
What would happen if Dragon Quest's most famous slime encountered Final Fantasy's most famous bird? Yuji Horii, father of Dragon Quest, must know the answer.
…40 hours, Dragon Quest creator Yuji Horii told Kotaku today. Why 40? Why not 30 or 50?
Dragon Quest IX was released in Japan on July 11, 2009. A year later, the game is getting released in North America. Finally.
Yuji Horii has a spectacular comb-over. Something not lost on comedy program G-Tech when it had the Dragon Quest creator on to discuss DQIX.
Just because Square Enix is releasing Dragon Quest IX on the DS, doesn't mean they're putting out an easy game. On the contrary, DQIX is going to be difficult says series creator Yuji Horii.