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Dragon Quest 11 Announced! [PS4/3DS (simultaneous), NX (tentative)]

Abylim

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They're making two different games based on the same story, with the same core staff, similar to Ni no Kuni.

The PS4 version is developed with the assistance of Orca and will run on Unreal Engine 4.

The 3DS version is developed with the assistance of Toy Logic.
Awesome news.

Cant wait for this!!
 
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Sweet :)
IX was the last DQ I played and that was awesome. Sounds like a good approach.
 

YianGaruga

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They're making two different games based on the same story, with the same core staff, similar to Ni no Kuni.

The PS4 version is developed with the assistance of Orca and will run on Unreal Engine 4.

The 3DS version is developed with the assistance of Toy Logic.
Okay now it makes sense
 

def sim

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The early footage looks good, I'm down. I haven't played a JRPG since Vesperia so this should be refreshing.
 

immortal-joe

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Not really, because Sony wants more PS4s to sell and having a big name like this could move units.
Sony would ideally want this on Vita as well to help move units in Japan (see the just-announced Tri-Ace game).

Nintendo would ideally not want to compete with the PS4 version in the west.

All in all, SE is the big winner.
 

Ninja Scooter

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This doesn't seem like particularly good footage to show off. I know it's early, but having the player character not have action specific animations for walking along ledges or tight ropes makes it look really dated. I really hope they add those little details to make the world feel more alive and animated.
 

Zulithe

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wtf... PS4/3DS is funny because not a lot of games have gone dual platform in that exact manner before. I love it though because those are the platforms I'd prefer, unless they'd also put it on Vita.
 

ethanny2

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Yeah that will do it, now Im gonna buy a Japanese New 3DS, you can play like 6 dragon quest games on
 

KZObsessed

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Awesome, that keeps everyone happy. Treating it similar to ni no kuni means PS4 version won't be held back as well.

I'm pleasantly surprised by this sensible decision. Everyone buy it now please. :p
 

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Cave/outdoor section looks awesome :0

Can't believe the JRPG love that's coming to PS4. We are slowly creeping into PS2 JRPG territory here!
 

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Wonder if the 3ds ver comes out in the west.

Still waiting of DQ7 :/
Ni no Kuni and Dragon Quest Heroes worry me with regards to this.

Maybe not Ni no Kuni as the DS version underperformed in Japan plus the book would add considerably to costs.

Then again there is no idea when this game will come out in Japan let alone the west. Will the 3DS even be a viable western market in say 2017? Presumably NX would have backward compatibility making it potentially similar to Pokemon Black/White release
 

Usobuko

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I think for the future we should get used to bigger japanese games hitting the NIntendo handheld(NX) and the Sony home console (PS4).
Great.

It can only be good and healthy for sales of jpn games if they aren't restricted to be exclusive when its viable to go multiplats.
 

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3DS version is possibly the most genius use of the dual screen ever (at least in an RPG).

I love it, love it, love it!
 

rockx4

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PS4 or 3DS, prior to the 3DS footage I said PS4 for sure. But now I'm leading towards the 3DS. It looks amazing, the dual screen usage is genius.
 

silva1991

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The PS4 version looks even better than KH3 or at least as good!!

the 3ds version still doesn't even come close to how good VIII looked.
 

wrowa

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Are those going to be two different games? Or will both games still be structurally the same, despite the differences?

If it's the latter, I'll be at a loss as to which version I want to play. The PS4 version looks spectacular, but that 3DS gimmick is so incredibly cool.
 

RPGamer92

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So is the 3DS version gonna be just a slice of the full game since they're two different games or something?