Dragon Quest XI Brimming With Adventure

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Jump Festa’s new look at Dragon Quest XI has ensured fans that the game will still boast the same old RPG goodness the series is known and loved for, something that other long standing RPG franchises have not exactly guaranteed to their fanbases…

Dragon Quest XI’s opening cinematic:

Gameplay of both the PS4 and 3DS versions:

RPG fanatics can begin the grind once Dragon Quest XI makes its way to Japan in 2017 for the PS4 and 3DS.


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    Comment by Anonymous
    16:44 19/12/2016 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    yawn....why couldn't we get a protagonist or characters who actually look japanese or something else instead of white?

    Comment by Anonymous
    22:00 19/12/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    Japanese are white

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:22 20/12/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    no one wants to look at inbred yellow island monkeys

    Comment by Anonymous

    Because Toriyama has one style, and if you don't like it you hate anime and dragon quest!!!!

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:18 19/12/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    Isn't it kinda funny how main title Dragon Quest games outsell Final Fantasy ones, yet likely cost at least half if not less to produce? Dragon Quest games don't have lengthy development times, nor are they overly complicated. The team somehow produces a decent main series game every few years.

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:32 19/12/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    Doesn't Final Fantasy actually sell better in the west than it does in Japan? Or am I just completely dumb?

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:55 19/12/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    Not so difficult when Japan has 120M people and the rest of the world has 7B.

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:19 19/12/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    My post above was talking about sales in Japan. Speed typing kinda screwed me there, apologies. I felt this needed mentioning to avoid any misunderstandings.

    Comment by Anonymous

    they both suck to the level, where literally no one will buy a single copy of a new game unless it is called "final fantasy __" / "dragon quest __"

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:16 19/12/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    ur adopted, thats why u get crappy christmas gift.

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:24 19/12/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    Still its better then being robbed of brains, like you, though

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:09 20/12/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    OMG! Didn't know, Santa was damn racist!

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:00 19/12/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    This art was funny when we watched Dragon Ball Z 15 years ago but today I don't see how this should attract Witcher3 or Skyrim player in the non japanese speaking world. Unlike Kingdom Hearts or Ni no Kuni. And I doubt much of the adult humor will survive the western (US) translators.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:20 19/12/2016 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    i played the heck out of both skyrim and the witcher 3, most rpg's really and am still a big fan of this artstyle. not everything has to be "realistic" or purdy.

    but ye.. translations are a worrysome thing as usual, though they did a pretty decent job keeping adult humor in dragon quest builders.
    so we'll see ^^

    Comment by Anonymous
    22:02 19/12/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    This art style is way before DBZ, do some research before opening your young ignorant mouth

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:10 19/12/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    Dragon Quest 8 kept things plenty funny back in the day when I played through it. I like this style of graphics when it comes to an rpg. I really dislike how Skyrim and Witcher play compared to other rpgs. They're different styles and that's why it's nice. Also do you really think people don't like the DBZ art style any more? Hell it's whats keeping Toonami on the air right now.

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    Comment by Sasazuka
    06:08 19/12/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    I hate to admit and, and otherwise the game looks great, but there's something off-putting about "Akira Toriyama Eyes" on 3D CGI cutscene characters.

    On lower-res polygon characters like on Dragon Quest (and Blue Dragon) games on previous generations, the "Akira Toriyama Eyes" weren't as distracting because you could easily tell they were just flat 2D textures applied to polygons, but on polished modern CGI cinematics where they model every part of the eye instead of it being a texture, it looks weird.

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:28 19/12/2016 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    I don't personally mind that, but I get what you mean.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:25 20/12/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    Two things noted in the video: the fanfare from Dragon Quest 1-3, and Erdrick's Sword (Kings Sword in DQ3) ... would this game possibly take place in Torland?

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:27 19/12/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    RIP Hunter X Hunter.

    Comment by Anonymous

    The CG is very impressive, art wise. Would love to see a DBZ movie base on this rendering technology and art style. While the in-game render isn't CG level, it's not bad either. Eventually they will release a PC version and I hope to see higher visual fidelity from the CG get carry over.



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