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News: Dragon Quest Heroes II Points a Sword at PS4, PS3, Vita Next Year in Japan

Dragon Quest Heroes II Points a Sword at PS4, PS3, Vita Next Year in Japan

Be your hero, baby

Slasher spin-off Dragon Quest Heroes II will cut the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Vita to ribbons in Spring 2016 – but only in Japan. The sequel to Omega Force's popular character action release will feature a new world, fresh story, an all-new protagonist, and four-player multiplayer. Sounds like Square Enix is throwing...

Live: Watch the Dragon Quest XI Reveal Stream Right Here

Watch the Dragon Quest XI Reveal Stream Right Here

Time for Slime

We're banking all of our experience points on a Dragon Quest XI reveal today. All of the comments coming out of publisher Square Enix suggest that we're about to see a new mainline entry in the series, and we've got our fingers crossed that it'll be for the PlayStation 4. Of course, the only way that you'll be able to find out for...

News: Square Enix Knew Rise of the Tomb Raider's Timed Exclusivity Would P*** Off PS4 Players

Square Enix Knew Rise of the Tomb Raider's Timed Exclusivity Would P*** Off PS4 Players

Well, that's a start

Square Enix may actually understand its audience after all, as the publisher's European and North American boss Phil Rogers has admitted that the company knew it would "disappoint fans" by essentially delaying the PlayStation 4 version of Rise of the Tomb Raider. The company still seems adamant that this was a good business...

News: Yep, We're Definitely Seeing Dragon Quest XI Tomorrow

Yep, We're Definitely Seeing Dragon Quest XI Tomorrow

Hype train coming through

Looks like it's definitely, definitely happening, folks. As speculated over the weekend, Dragon Quest XI is set to be announced tomorrow morning at 09:00AM UK time via a livestreamed Japanese presentation. How do we know? Well, thanks to a bit of digging courtesy of Gematsu, the publication's managed to uncover the game's...

News: It Looks Like Dragon Quest XI Will Almost Certainly Be Announced Very Soon

It Looks Like Dragon Quest XI Will Almost Certainly Be Announced Very Soon

But will it be for PS4?

As expected, it seems as though Square Enix is going to announce Dragon Quest XI on the 28th July during a Japanese presentation. The next instalment in Japan's favourite role-playing franchise was teased in a recent issue of Jump Magazine, and now Wall Street Journal reporter Takashi Mochizuki has reinforced expectations...

News: Square Enix Plans on Showing Old Final Fantasy XV Episode Duscae 2.0 Gameplay at Gamescom 2015

Square Enix Plans on Showing Old Final Fantasy XV Episode Duscae 2.0 Gameplay at Gamescom 2015

Oh dear

We hope that you didn't expect to see a lot of new Final Fantasy XV footage at Gamescom 2015 next month, because according to Square Enix's schedule, the publisher's planning on showing the game's same old Episode Duscae demo over 17 times at the German expo. Each live demonstration will be around two hours long, and on each day of the...

News: Dragon Quest XI Could Well Be Announced Next Week

Dragon Quest XI Could Well Be Announced Next Week

Slime time

Square Enix has revealed that it's hosting a presentation on the 28th July regarding the Dragon Quest series - that's next Tuesday, by the way. The news comes via Jump Magazine, which goes on to mention Dragon Quest Heroes II, and unveils the action role-playing game's subtitle: Twin Kings and the Prophecy's End. Sounds fancy. However,...

News: Life Is Strange: Episode 4 Turns Back Time on 28th July

Life Is Strange: Episode 4 Turns Back Time on 28th July

Adventure surpasses one million sales

Life Is Strange: Episode 4 – Dark Room will don its Jane Doe shirt and travel back in time from 28th July, developer DONTNOD has announced. The instalment has been long awaited following the cliff-hanger ending of the previous outing, and promises to push protagonist Max Caulfield into "unexplored and daunting...

News: Here's Your First Look at the Minecraft-Like Dragon Quest Builders on PS4

Here's Your First Look at the Minecraft-Like Dragon Quest Builders on PS4

Golems beware

Dragon Quest Builders was announced earlier this month, but we haven't had a chance to look at the game in action - until now. As you can probably tell, the title's taken inspiration from the evergreen Minecraft, as you smash, build, and craft your way through large, open worlds. These three new screenshots from publisher Square...

News: PS4 Exclusive Dragon Quest Heroes Isn't Any Ordinary Warriors Game

PS4 Exclusive Dragon Quest Heroes Isn't Any Ordinary Warriors Game

Musou what?

Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below, a game with arguably the silliest name in the history of the medium, will apparently be sticking very close to its Dragon Hero roots. Indeed, recent interviews with some of the title's higher ups have revealed that it will be more reminiscent of an ARPG than a traditional...

News: Square Enix Is Bringing The Big Guns to Gamescom 2015, Including Final Fantasy XV

Square Enix Is Bringing The Big Guns to Gamescom 2015, Including Final Fantasy XV

New info and announcements incoming

Gamescom 2015 is looking to be a big event for Square Enix. The Japanese publisher is bringing all of its heavy hitting, upcoming releases to the German expo, including the still elusive Final Fantasy XV. Noctis and the gang will apparently be on show during several 'exciting stage presentations', and there'll...

News: DONTNOD Applying Final Touches to Life Is Strange: Episode 4

DONTNOD Applying Final Touches to Life Is Strange: Episode 4

Arcadia wait

It's been quite some time since the previous episode of Life Is Strange released – and what a cruel cliff-hanger developer DONTNOD left us on – so it's probably time we got an update on the Parisian outfit's progress with Episode 4. Fortunately, it's confirmed that while the new instalment won't be arriving this week as expected,...