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?
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The RPGamer staff takes a trip down memory lane with the Dragon Quest series in hand. These personal pieces showcase what this thirty-three-year-old series means to us, and how excited we are that it keeps releasing, nearly each and every year.
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.
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.
Nintendo held a Direct presentation today chock-full of RPGs. Headlines include Switch versions for Xenoblade Chronicles, Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE, and Divinity: Original Sin II, plus a release date for Game Freak’s Little Town Hero, a new demo for Daemon X Machina, and some more Pokémon Sword and Shield features.
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.
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.
Whatcha Playing is back to round up the games the staff has been playing in June. There are a couple of different forms of Dragon Quest being played while Call of Cthulhu, Phantom Dust, and Cadence of Hyrule are vying for staff gaming time.
E3 has been in the books for nearly a week now. That’s enough time for our staff to collect their thoughts and pick out some of their personal highlights from the event.
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.
It’s the end of May and Whatcha Playing is back to round up the games our staff is currently hooked on. Lots of monster collecting is going on between Yo-kai Watch and Pokémon: Let’s Go while South Park, RPG Maker, and Moero Chronicle Hyper are all competing for staffers’ game time.
Whatcha Playing is a new feature where the RPGamer staff share their experiences with the games they are currently playing. This inaugural edition covers the gambit of different games from Dragon Quest II to 428: Shibuya Scramble and many others in-between.
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.
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.
Welcome back to RPG Elements, the corner of RPGamer where we take a look at select merchandise related to the RPGs we love. Kicking off Volume 2 of the column, we take a look at three decades’ worth of Akira Toriyama’s contributions to the seminal Dragon Quest franchise.
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.
Square Enix announced the development of a new Dragon Quest Monsters game starring DQXI characters. A mobile port of Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry’s Wonderland releases in Japan.