Dragon Quest 10

Key events

Dragon Quest 11 coming to 3DS, PlayStation 4 - and the NX

UPDATE: Will it come west? "We will consider it as we've done in the past for other Dragon Quest titles," says Square.

UPDATE: Square Enix Europe has shared a statement with Eurogamer regarding whether Dragon Quest 11 will find its way west. "We don't have a concrete plan at the moment," it reads. "However, we will consider it as we've done in the past for other Dragon Quest titles. We don't have further information to share at the moment."

Dragon Quest 10 announced for 3DS in Japan

Dragon Quest 10 announced for 3DS in Japan

Cloud-streamed with a subscription fee.

Square Enix has revealed a Nintendo 3DS version of its online role-player Dragon Quest 10, which will be released in Japan on 4th September.

The subscription-funded MMO first launched for Wii and Wii U, then later arrived for Android devices and PC.

The 3DS version will also include a subscription model, and will be streamed from Square Enix's servers - just like the game's mobile version.

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Dragon Quest 10 story details revealed

Dragon Quest 10 story details revealed

Create two siblings. Play as one of them.

The first Dragon Quest 10 story details have been revealed.

The game begins in a small village called Etene, according to Japanese magazine Weekly Shounen Jump (translated by Andriasang).

In the village live two orphan siblings, described by the report as troublemakers. You play one of them.

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New Dragon Quest 10 gameplay details

New Dragon Quest 10 gameplay details

Is actually called Dragon Quest 10 Online.

Wii and Wii U game Dragon Quest 10 is actually called Dragon Quest 10 Online, and features gameplay reminiscent of massively multiplayer online role-playing games.

The extent of the game's online features had been unclear. But according to Japanese magazine Weekly Shounen Jump (translated by Andriasang) players play together in an online world.

Six races are available: Ogre, Elf, Dwarf, Pukuripo, Wedi and human. Players solve a mystery involving the human world. The overarching world is called Astoldia, split into four continents: Ogleed, Eltona, Dwachakka, Pukuland, and one island chain, Wena Islands. A central area displayed in the magazine appears to be the human world.

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We've heard precious little news regarding Dragon Quest X since it was first announced as a Wii exclusive back in 2008. However, according to a new interview with series lynchpin Yuji Horii, the game is nearly finished and a reveal is imminent.

Dragon Quest X coming to Wii

Plus: DQ IX dated in Japan.

According to Reuters, Square Enix has just announced that the tenth game in its long-running role-playing series Dragon Quest will be coming to Wii. No details on the game were revealed.