Originally released in 2018 on the PlayStation 4 and PC, Dragon Quest XI S is now available for the Nintendo Switch with new features, including the 2D mode that was once exclusive to the Japanese Nintendo 3DS version of the game. Do these new additions greatly enhance the game?
Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age
The eleventh mainline Dragon Quest game heads to both consoles and handhelds, in Japan anyway…
After an extended absence, Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age brings one of the genre’s premier series back to western audiences. Pull up your comfy chair, because this epic JRPG doesn’t do things by half measures.
Mark McLaughlin once believed Dragon Warrior IV to be his favorite game in the series. Things change, however, and so do people.
We’re back and better* than ever! On this special episode of the RPGCast we do a deeper dive into what we’ve been playing and discuss our holiday hauls.
*Note: RPG Cast 526 may not actually be better than any other previous RPG Cast.
Jonathan crashes the RPGCast this week because he heard that Chris, Anna Marie, Kelley, Peter, and Nathan were dissing on Tactics Ogre. We also discuss child care our Now Playing. But don’t worry, while the news is slim, it’s also pleasantly robust.
This week, Alex and Anna Marie can talk about their embargoed games, Peter finishes a game, and Chris worries about his cats. Kelley’s question of the week leads us down rabbit holes we probably shouldn’t have explored, but we’re doing it live and that’s how we roll.
Not much news, but there are many games out this week. We won’t play any of them though. Alice is on about Space Station 13, Kelley re-upped World of Warcraft, Anna Marie is playing Dragon Quest III, and Chris is still playing Final Fantasy IV.
In this special bonus Q&A Quest, a guest from the podcast’s past pays a visit. We discuss all things Zelda and Dragon Quest.
Dragon Quest fans awaiting the chance to play the series on Nintendo Switch now have plenty of options. The most recent title is joined by the first three on Nintendo’s hybrid system.
While Fire Emblem: Three Houses seems to finally be put aside by most folks, a few are still learning the dangerous pitfalls of gift giving. As usual, cats and Robin Williams are discussed. Then someone pre-orders Pantsu Hunter and someone else tries to shove CDs into an iPhone to get monsters.
Switch owners can now play through the opening portion of the Luminary’s tale thanks to a free demo. The Switch version of Dragon Quest XI also put in an appearance at Gamescom, where Nintendo showed off nearly half an hour of gameplay footage.
This week in Q&A Quest we welcome the arrival of the Dragon Quest XI hype train. We also discuss the recently released Grandia Collection.
The wait is almost over for Nintendo Switch owners to participate in the Luminary’s grand adventure. A new trailer beckons to the world of Erdrea on September 27.
The Luminary’s quest sees them team up with an assortment of allies. In the upcoming Switch version of the game, those allies will get their own side-stories.
Dragon Quest XI S got some focus during Nintendo’s second day of Treehouse broadcasts. The hosts took a look at many of the new features in the upcoming Switch version.
Square Enix and Nintendo have announced the release date for Dragon Quest XI S. New media shows some of the Switch versions enhancements, including the option to switch to 16-bit graphics.
A couple of western Dragon Quest releases have been confirmed. Both Dragon Quest XI’s Switch version and Dragon Quest Builders 2 are coming to North America and Europe later this year.
It’s time for way too many people to get on a Skype call and debate the following. How much is Wheels is wrong? What decade will the Final Fantasy VII remake will come out? And most importantly, what did we do to deserve Metal Max Xeno and The Witch and the Hundred Knight 2?
Dragon Quest XI, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Ni no Kuni II — there were many fantastic releases in 2018. But before we reveal our Game of the Year, RPGamer staff members sit down and ponder their personal top threes from last year.
Dragon Quest XI’s Switch version appeared at Japan’s Jump Festa event, with confirmation it will be coming to Japan in 2019. A new trailer highlights the version’s new Japanese voice-acting.
Dragon Quest XI gets a new name on the Switch. The luminary and his companions will get the special treatment for the hybrid version, whenever the game releases.
Prepare to become the light of hope, the Luminary of legend, in Square Enix’s newest entry in the long-running franchise. Some benevolent words from its creator may help to muster the courage needed to save the world once again.