Dragon Quest IX coming in March 2009 to Japan

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  1. granville
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    granville GBAtemp Goat

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    Today, Square Enix got as specific as they could afford to be by announcing that Dragon Quest IX for the DS would be released in Japan in March of 2009. A trailer is scheduled to appear at the upcoming TGS of October. No playable demo though. And obviously, no US date until well after the Japan release (if it gets a US release at all....which is at least very likely).

    http://www.gamekyo.com/newsen29144_dragon-...d-in-japan.html
     
  2. DBMONK

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    WOOT, cool. a new dragon quest game. i do love those games, akira toriyama better be back on the design team. gotta love his work!!!!!
     
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    You can't have Dragon Quest without Akira Toriyama! [​IMG]
     
  4. kikuchiyo

    kikuchiyo 大阪に生まれた男

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    9 will come out in the States. 8 wasn't Final Fantasy huge, but it did OK enough for IV, V, and VI to see releases, albeit slow.
    I'm excited - I'll be able to play this one with my students.
     
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    Sweet! They've been pretty good lately about getting their games out within months of the Japanese releases. Very, very much looking forward to DQIX. Should be jawsome!
     
  6. Toni Plutonij

    Toni Plutonij *has TrolleyDave & tiny p1ngy on moderating shelf!

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    This game is developed since the NDS is released!!! [​IMG]

    I highly hope they'll manage to meet the date, and that game will be as amazing as it should be after all this time..
     
  7. ZPE

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    Yeah he's back on the team. Look on the official site: http://www.level5.co.jp/products/dq9/staff.html
     
  8. dib

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    Oh good, so we can look forward to it sometime around 2011? 2010 with good behavior?

    Screw Japan and their dumbass antiquated regional business model.