Square Enix's wildly popular (in Japan) role-playing game series is coming to the Wii and Wii U as Dragon Quest X. Only this one's an online multiplayer RPG, a decision that's not sitting well with some Dragon Quest fans. Watch some new footage of DQX right here and judge for yourself.

The above footage—part pre-rendered cinematic, part gameplay—is exclusive to the newly released Dragon Quest Collection for Wii, which packs Dragon Quests I-III on a single disc. Well, it was exclusive up until the point that someone in Japan ripped it and uploaded to NicoNico Douga.


Visually, there are a lot of things I like about the way Dragon Quest X looks. But not being the biggest fan of online role-playing games, questing with strangers and the grind that typically comes with MMOs—not to mention the hesitation of playing anything online via Wii—I'm on the fence.

What say you, Kotaku readership?

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