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Dragon Quest X to offer ten years of DLC

While some Wii owners have all but abandoned the platform, others (in Japan) just bought an MMO for the thing this week. Luckily for those new Dragon Quest X owners, Square Enix has pledged longterm support. Square Enix told Nikkei that it plans to release "version up" patches every ten weeks. More...

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Dragon Quest X goes online in Japan August 2

Dragon Quest X, the Wii continuation of Square Enix's real flagship series – and the one that is an MMO this time – will launch in Japan on August 2, Square Enix announced today. The base retail price for the actual disc and stuff is ¥6,980 ($86); this includes 20 days of free play....

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Dragon Quest 10 has been in development for over six years now

Back in April, Square Enix announced that Dragon Quest 10 was "almost done," and then last week, we finally heard about the game itself, due out next year in Japan, via a reveal announcement. But if you thought that was fast, not so -- apparently the title's been worked on for over six years alre...

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Dragon Quest X has usage fees, requires Internet connection; does not require an NES

Yesterday, Square Enix provided early indication that there would be a periodic fee for online play of Dragon Quest X. A FAQ on Square Enix's website confirms it. As translated by Google, "Yes, if you connect to online play will be required to pay the additional fee." The FAQ also noted that play...

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Dragon Quest X may have 'usage fees,' does have one screenshot

In case you didn't stay up for the Dragon Quest X reveal event last night, you can get your first look at the online RPG for Wii (and eventually Wii U) in the single screenshot released by Square Enix so far. It appears to be some kind of lobby, with a bunch of player characters just cold lampin'...

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Dragon Quest X is an online RPG, still for Wii [update: also Wii U!]

So, not only is the Wii getting one more huge game -- it's getting a huge online game. Series creator Yuji Horii introduced the first trailer for Dragon Quest X tonight at a reveal event, which culminated in a logo for "Dragon Quest X Online." Horii called it an "online RPG," which could refer ei...

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Square Enix streaming reveal of new Dragon Quest next week

Square Enix will reveal the next Dragon Quest game live over Ustream and Nico Nico on September 5 at 2PM Japan time (1AM Eastern). While it's entirely possible this is a new game announcement, we find it more likely that it'll be a blowout of Dragon Quest X, which was announced for Wii in 2008 an...

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Square Enix's Wii U tests don't necessarily involve Dragon Quest X

Yesterday's report that Square Enix is considering a version of Dragon Quest X for Wii U has been clarified by the site that first brought us CEO Yoichi Wada's comments, made to a group of investors. Apparently the company is working with the Wii U tech, but that's a completely separate endeavor ...

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Square Enix considering Wii U-compatible Dragon Quest X [update]

During a shareholder meeting, Square Enix president Yoichi Wada noted that Square Enix is considering a Wii U version of its upcoming Wii RPG Dragon Quest X. According to a transcript of the proceeding, an investor asked Wada if he believed it was time to make the game for Wii U instead of the or...

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Dragon Quest X almost done, announcement 'by the end of this year'

Series creator Yuji Horii announced Dragon Quest X, in development for Wii, at a press conference in December 2008. And that was the last anyone heard about it until the April 2011 issue of Nintendo Power. The subject came up in an interview feature about "Dragon Quest through the Ages," when Hor...

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