Dragon Quest X Director Working on New Game

Chikara Saito, who directed Dragon Quest X from 2013, said in today’s Dragon Quest XI S Official Live Broadcast that he is developing a new original game for consoles. The story is set in the near future, it’s not a not sports game, it’s currently at prototype phase still, and has not yet been confirmed for product. The broadcast also included several mentions of Dragon Quest XII, but there was no specific information. Many thanks to Naruki for the translation.

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Square-Enix Reveal TGS Line-up

Square-Enix have opened up their Tokyo Game Show 2019 webpage with a number of Nintendo Switch games featured including Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition, Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition, Romancing Saga 3, STAR OCEAN 1 -First Departure R-, and TRIALS of MANA. Check out the full list below…

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Dragon Quest IX Livestream Announced

A “10th Anniversary Special Project” livestream has been announced for the Nintendo DS game Dragon Quest IX Hoshizora no Moribito with guests including Producer Ryutaro Ichimura and the Directors Akihiro Hino and Jin Fujisawa. The broadcast is set for 11 July at 21:00 JST (05:00 PT, 08:00 ET, 13:00 BST, and 14:00 CET).

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Final Fantasy VII Action Doll: Cloud Strife

Square-Enix are releasing the above Final Fantasy VII Action Doll: Cloud Strife in late July featuring movable joints, the ability to stand on his own, and his buster sword can be held or attached to his back. Preorder here and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off. More pictures added below…

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Square-Enix On Octopath Traveler Success 

Takashi Mochizuki of The Wall Street Journal asked Square-Enix about the success of OCTOPATH TRAVELER at the company’s earnings press conference, with the game exceeding sales expectations, achieving a higher than average ratio of digital sales, and that we can expect games ‘similar’ to Octopath Traveler in the future. Square-Enix also say that Octopath is a Switch exclusive, with the console being a ‘good platform’ for likeminded games.

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Square Enix Games Go On Sale 

This week’s latest Nintendo Switch eShop sales in Japan include huge savings off five Square Enix titles including Dragon Quest Heroes, I Am Setsuna, Lost Sphear, Spelunker and the pictured Seiken Densetsu Collection! Check out the full list of sale games below, and don‘t forget to buy your Prepaid cards here with delivery instant!

Aegis Defenders (¥2,200 → ¥1,650) Switch (Ends 26 July)

Enter the Gungeon (¥1,500 → ¥750) Switch (Ends 26 July)

Nine Parchments (¥2,440 → ¥1,220) Switch (Ends 26 July)

Super Destronaut DX (¥500 → ¥425) Switch (Ends 26 July)

Vostok Inc. (¥1,599 → ¥1,279) Switch (Ends 26 July)

Axiom Verge (¥1,999 → ¥1,799) Switch (Ends 01 August)

RXN -Raijin- (¥4,212 → ¥999) Switch (Ends 01 August)

Antiquia Lost (¥999 → ¥799) Switch (Ends 02 August)

Aqua Kitty UDX (¥980 → ¥784) Switch (Ends 02 August)

ARMS (¥6,458 → ¥4,520) Switch (Ends 02 August)

The Flame in the Flood: Complete Edition (¥1,500 → ¥750) Switch (Ends 02 August)

Human: Fall Flat (¥1,500 → ¥750) Switch (Ends 02 August)

Lost Sea (¥980 → ¥784) Switch (Ends 02 August)

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (¥6,458 → ¥4,520) Switch (Ends 02 August)

Tallowmere (¥1,500 → ¥750) Switch (Ends 02 August)

Vesta (¥1,080 → ¥864) Switch (Ends 02 August)

Flashback (¥2,052 → ¥1,846) Switch (Ends 08 August)

Lode Runner Legacy (¥1,200 → ¥960) Switch (Ends 08 August)

Shephy (¥500 → ¥400) Switch (Ends 08 August)

Astro Duel Deluxe (¥1,599 → ¥799) Switch (Ends 09 August)

Furi (¥2,000 → ¥1,600) Switch (Ends 09 August)

Jotun: Valhalla Edition (¥1,480 → ¥888) Switch (Ends 09 August)

Mama ni Game Kakusareta! (¥500 → ¥350) Switch (Ends 09 August)

One Piece: Unlimited World Red Deluxe Edition (¥5,184 → ¥3,800) Switch (Ends 09 August)

One Piece Kaizoku Musou 3 Deluxe Edition (¥6,264 → ¥4,800) Switch (Ends 09 August)

Qbics paint (¥500 → ¥350) Switch (Ends 09 August)

Shu (¥1,100 → ¥660) Switch (Ends 09 August)

Transcripted (¥800 → ¥560) Switch (Ends 09 August)

TurtlePop: Jiyuu no Tabi (¥2,366 → ¥1,000) Switch (Ends 09 August)

Yono (¥1,000 → ¥600) Switch (Ends 09 August)

Fate/EXTELLA (¥8,424 → ¥3,500) Switch (Ends 14 August)

Gureko Kara no Chousenjou! Keisan no Shiro to Obake-Tachi- Tashizan (¥1,080 → ¥756) Switch (Ends 14 August)

Gureko Kara no Chousenjou! Keisan no Shiro to Obake-Tachi- Warizan (¥1,080 → ¥756) Switch (Ends 14 August)

Gureko Kara no Chousenjou! Keisan no Shiro to Obake-Tachi- Hikizan (¥1,080 → ¥756) Switch (Ends 14 August)

Gureko Kara no Chousenjou! Keisan no Shiro to Obake-Tachi- Kakezan (¥1,080 → ¥756) Switch (Ends 14 August)

Party Bingo (¥500 → ¥300) Switch (Ends 14 August)

Rock ’n Racing DX (¥800 → ¥500) Switch (Ends 14 August)

Suugaku Rikiou Chuugaku 1 Level (¥3,780 → ¥2,646) Switch (Ends 14 August)

Suugaku Rikiou Chuugaku 2 Level (¥3,780 → ¥2,646) Switch (Ends 14 August)

Suugaku Rikiou Chuugaku 3 Level (¥3,780 → ¥2,646) Switch (Ends 14 August)

Super Ping Pong Trick Shot (¥700 → ¥500) Switch (Ends 14 August)

Tsukue de Soccer (¥800 → ¥720) Switch (Ends 14 August)

Voxel Shot for Nintendo Switch (¥800 → ¥720) Switch (Ends 14 August)

Dragon Quest Heroes I・II for Nintendo Switch (¥9,504 → ¥5,702) Switch (Ends 15 August)

Ikenie to Yuki no Setsuna (¥5,184 → ¥1,999) Switch (Ends 15 August)

Lost Sphear (¥6,264 → ¥2,999) Switch (Ends 15 August)

Minna de Wai Wai! Spelunker (¥5,378 → ¥3,999) Switch (Ends 15 August)

Seiken Densetsu Collection (¥5,184 → ¥3,999) Switch (Ends 15 August)

Shovel Knight (¥2,160 → ¥1,512) Switch (Ends 15 August)

Urban Trial Playground (¥3,888 → ¥3,110) Switch (Ends 15 August)

Kanazawa Shogi ~Level 300~ (¥1,980 → ¥1,782) Switch (Ends 19 August)

Super Bomberman R (¥5,378 → ¥3,480) Switch (Ends 19 August)

Keiji J.B. Harold no Jikenbo Murder Club (¥864 → ¥500) Switch (Ends 21 August)

Keiji J.B. Harold no Jikenbo Manhattan Requiem (¥990 → ¥600) Switch (Ends 21 August)

Keiji J.B. Harold no Jikenbo Kiss of Murder (¥864 → ¥700) Switch (Ends 21 August)

Mercenaries Saga Chronicles (¥1,500 → ¥1,350) Switch (Ends 21 August)

Kimi no Hitomi ni Hit Me (¥4,980 → ¥4,480) Switch (Ends 22 August)

The Videokid (¥500 → ¥450) Switch (Ends 29 August)

Aces of the Luftwaffe: Squadron (¥1,780 → ¥1,350) Switch (Ends 31 August)

Tennis World Tour (¥7,800 → ¥6,630) Switch (Ends 12 September)

Dragon Quest X Basic Pack (¥5,184 → ¥3,024) Switch (Permanent revision)

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Square-Enix Working On New Switch Games

Game Informer recently spoke with Square-Enix’s Tomoya Asano who told them that “There are several other [original] titles that we’re currently working on for Switch” in addition to Octopath Traveler. Further information will be given in the future.

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