It’s understandable if Dragon Quest XI is your first Dragon Quest—there hasn’t been a new single-player home console entry in the series since 2004. It’s equally understandable if the ocean of old-fashioned menus and battle mechanics crammed into this 100-hour game terrifies you. Well, I’ve been loving Dragon Quest…
Dragon Quest XI is the best game in the 32-year-old series.
In Osaka’s geek district Den Den Town, one Lawson convenience stores is covered in Dragon Quest XI.
In its first two days on sale, the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo 3DS versions of Dragon Quest XI are estimated to have sold a combined 2,080,806 copies at retail. Damn.
So far, the breakout Dragon Quest XI character is Martina. She kicks ass, spawns hearts and is already inspiring fan art and cosplay.
Water is wet. Sugar is sweet. And Japan loves Dragon Quest. In the least surprising news of the weekend, the latest DQ release drew long lines. At some locations, the game sold out.
Dragon Quest XI comes out today in Japan, and to celebrate, creator Yuji Horii announced plans to bring it to English as Dragon Quest XI: Echoes Of An Elusive Age. There’s no word on which platforms it’ll hit, but publisher Square Enix says it’ll be out in 2018.
Here’s Dragon Quest XI’s remote play on a PS Vita. Looks nice, no? Ditto for the Slime nails. DQXI will be released tomorrow in Japan on the PS4 and the Nintendo 3DS.
On July 29, Square Enix is releasing Dragon Quest XI in Japan on the PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo 3DS. Besides the graphic styles, there are some intrinsic differences that will make the experiences feel different. Namely, screen size.
New Dragon Quest games are always big deals in Japan. And big deals need special edition hardware like this.
After years of teasing, Square Enix announced last night that the next big Dragon Quest will be out in Japan on July 29. What’s fascinating about Dragon Quest XI isn’t just that it’s got a PS4/3DS special bundle. It’s that you can play the game in one of three different aesthetic styles.
As far as officially licensed DualShock 4s go, this might be the most unusual controller the PS4 has seen yet. However, it won’t be the first of its kind.
An opening cinematic for Dragon Quest XI as well as some gameplay were both shown off by Square Enix at this year’s Jump Festa. The company also confirmed that the game is scheduled to release in Japan sometime in 2017.
Dragon Quest XI looks very nice on the PS4 in this latest batch of screenshots. Check 4Gamer for more, including Nintendo 3DS screens.
The eagerly awaited follow-up to Dragon Quest X is headed to the PlayStation 4, the 3DS, and Nintendo’s upcoming console, the NX.
In today's warrior-dragging (get it?) installment of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter Paradox Me ponders the poor treatment Square Enix has given Enix's major contribution to the role-playing world.