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Dragon Quest VIII For iOS Is Likely Coming To The West Today

By Ishaan . May 28, 2014 . 8:30am

Dragon Quest VIII for iOS devices has been released on the New Zealand App Store for $24.99. The rest of the world should be getting it soon.

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Why Square Enix Used Unity For Dragon Quest VIII On Smartphones

By Sato . April 16, 2014 . 5:31pm

Data conversion and user interface were among some of the hurdles Square Enix faced when they decided to port Dragon Quest VIII to smartphones, but one of the biggest issues involved programming language.

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Dragon Quest VIII On Smartphones Runs On Unity

By Sato . January 20, 2014 . 1:29pm

Unity Technologies Japan’s director Hiroki Oomae talks about how Square Enix and other mobile developers have recently started using the engine for their games.

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PS2 Classics Dragon Quest VIII And GTA: San Andreas Move To Smartphones

By Spencer . December 12, 2013 . 12:06am

Square Enix and Rockstar Games just brought two massive PS2 games to iOS. You can get Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and if you have a Japanese account Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King.

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Dragon Quest VIII’s One Handed Control Scheme Looks Pretty Well Done

By Spencer . December 6, 2013 . 3:23am

The biggest surprise about the Dragon Quest smartphone ports isn’t that they exist, those were inevitable. It’s that Square Enix eschewed the typical landscape orientation most RPGs use in favor of portrait mode.

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Dragon Quest VIII Journeys To Smartphones On December 12

By Spencer . December 2, 2013 . 1:59am

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King is next since it’s slated for release on December 12. This is actually the first port of the PlayStation 2 game and like the smartphone version of Dragon Quest it uses a vertical orientation.

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Dragon Quest Smartphone With DQVIII Pre-Loaded Is Out In Two Weeks

By Eugene . November 21, 2013 . 5:00pm

Yep, a real, bona fide phone. And one packed to the gills with Dragon Quest in it.

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Dragon Quest Metal Slime Smartphone Runs Android, Coming In December

By Spencer . October 14, 2013 . 1:25am

The SH-01F Dragon Quest model comes in one color, Metal Slime, and it’s limited to just 30,000 units.

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Dragon Quest VIII iOS And Android Port Is In Tall Screen Mode

By Spencer . October 10, 2013 . 11:54pm

The iOS and Android version is actually the first port of Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King and this version uses the same graphics as the PlayStation 2 release.

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Dragon Quest I – VIII Are Following Final Fantasy’s Footsteps With iOS And Android Ports

By Spencer . October 7, 2013 . 9:51pm

Square Enix is bringing the Dragon Quest series to smartphones in a big way. Dragon Quest I all the way through to the PlayStation 2 game Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King are coming to iOS and Android.

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Maybe, Dragon Quest Will Find A Few More Fans

By Spencer . December 7, 2009 . 7:53pm

Dragon Quest doesn’t have the kind of reception here as it does in Japan. The series could use a boost and Square Enix might have Walmart to thank for one.

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