Square Enix Teases Plans For Dragon Quest X In 2023

Image: Square Enix One game many Dragon Quest fans here in the west would love to see released on the Switch locally is Dragon Quest X. While there’s been no mention about a possible localisation, there does seem to be an end-of-year update about the existing version, exclusive to Japan. During an interview with Famitsu … Read more

Is It Ever A Good Idea To Start At ‘The Beginning’ Of Series Like Zelda Or Dragon Quest?

Image: Nintendo Life Over the holidays we’re republishing some choice features from the last 12 months. A mix of talking points, interviews, opinion pieces and more from NL staff and contributors, you’ll find our usual blend of thoughtfulness, expertise, frivolity, retro nostalgia, and — of course — enthusiasm for all things Nintendo. Happy holidays! It … Read more

Dragon Quest Treasures Is Giving Away Two Special Monster Codes

Image: Square Enix In case you missed it, the new RPG Dragon Quest Treasures arrived on the Nintendo Switch earlier this month. If you did end up adding this one to your collection, Square Enix has now shared a few codes – allowing players to unlock some special monsters. First up we have Yuji – … Read more

Akira Toriyama’s Sand Land Manga is Becoming a 2023 Anime

Image: Bandai Namco Throughout the last 30 years, Akira Toriyama has become best known as the man behind Dragon Ball Z and artist of acclaimed JRPGs like Chrono Trigger, Dragon Quest, and Blue Dragon. As a manga creator, his career goes all the way back to the mid 70s, though not all of his pre … Read more

Round Up: The Reviews Are In For Dragon Quest Treasures

Subscribe to Nintendo Life on YouTube Right, so now that you’ve seen that, here’s a round-up of some of the other reviews doing the rounds online: The team at Pocket Tactics gave Treasures a 9 out of 10 rating – calling it a “wonderful entry” into the popular series for both new and old players: … Read more

Sonic Creator Arrested Again Over Final Fantasy Shares

It was only three weeks ago that we reported the astonishing news that Yuji Naka, the creator of Sonic The Hedgehog, had been arrested over allegations of insider training in relation to Dragon Quest. Now, it’s being reported that he’s been arrested again for similar charges, this time allegedly regarding shares bought before the 2021 … Read more

Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake News Coming “Soon” Teases Series Creator

Subscribe to Nintendo Life on YouTube News on the Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake has been sparse since its announcement in May 2021, but series creator Yuji Horii has hinted in an interview with Famitsu (with excerpts translated by SatsumaFS for Nintendo Everything) that we might not have to wait much longer for some info. … Read more

Yuji Naka Has Reportedly Been Arrested Again Over Final Fantasy Insider Trading

Image: via Twitter (@nakayuji) Update [Wed 7th Dec, 2022 12:30 GMT]: Yuki Naka has reportedly been arrested again over potential insider trading, this time related to the mobile title Final Fantasy VII: The First Soldier. As reported by Asahi and VGC, Naka and former Square-Enix developer Taisuke Sazaki were arrested for allegedly investing in ‘ATeam … Read more

Yuji Naka Reportedly Arrested During Square Enix Insider Trading Investigation

Image: via Twitter (@nakayuji) Yuji Naka – the co-creator of Sonic and the more recent release Balan Wonderworld – has reportedly been arrested during an ongoing Square Enix insider trading investigation. This follows the arrest of Square Enix employees Taisuke Sazaki and Fumiaki Suzuki, who allegedly acquired stock in Japanese game development company ‘Aiming’ prior … Read more

Sonic Co-Creator Yuji Naka Arrested Over Dragon Quest Game

Over the past 24 hours a number of people in Japan—including a Square Enix employee—have been arrested on insider trading charges related to a Dragon Quest game announcement. Legendary Sega designer Yuji Naka is reportedly among them. The scandal centers around a studio called Aiming, which in 2020 was announced as the developer of a … Read more