Dragon Quest IX coming out in 2008 (Japan)?

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  1. granville
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    http://gonintendo.com/?p=55144

    Apparently, there will not be a playable demo at TGS, but there will be a trailer and the listing says 2008 release.

    Final Fantasy XIII, 2009 Release, Trailer
    Final Fantasy Versus XIII, TBA, Trailer
    Final Fantasy Agito XIII, TBA, Trailer
    Dragon Quest IX, 2008 Release, Trailer
    The 3rd Birthday, TBA, Trailer
    Chrono Trigger, 11/27/08, Trailer
    Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days, Winter 2008, Trailer, Demo
    Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep 2009 Release, Trailer, Demo
    Kingdom Hearts Coded, Winter 2008, Trailer
    Valkyrie Profile, 10/30/08, Trailer, Demo
    DISSIDIA Final Fantasy, 12/18/08, Trailer, Demo
    The Last Remnant, 11/20/08, Undecided
    Star Ocean 4, Spring 2009, Undecided
    Infinite Undiscovery 9/11/08, Trailer
    Chocobo and the Magic Picture Book Winter 2008, Trailer, Demo
    Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo’s Dungeon DS+, 10/30/08, Trailer, Demo
    Valkyrie Profile, 10/30/08, Trailer, Demo

    I found some screenshots on Square-Enix's page on TGS 2008. I don't think they have been seen before, but you can ignore them if they are old:

    Sorry, but the page wouldn't allow copying their images. I printscreened them and ripped them:

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    Original page:
    http://www.square-enix.co.jp/tgs08/titles/dq9/
     
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    Uh...it could be 2008 fiscal year, which for most company actually end the next year around spring.
     
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    I believe this is the longest developing of one NDS game......
    I really hope it'll come out this year, but somehow, I doubt it.........I wonder what kind of freakin' masterpiece it'll be..
     
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    I hope it will be good.. And when it gets a U release it will be even better [​IMG]
     
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    this is for tokyo game show will be i will waiting for these game of square enix:

    Chrono Trigger, 11/27/08, Trailer
    Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days, Winter 2008, Trailer, Demo
    Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep 2009 Release, Trailer, Demo
    Kingdom Hearts Coded, Winter 2008, Trailer
    Valkyrie Profile, 10/30/08, Trailer, Demo

    Chocobo and the Magic Picture Book Winter 2008, Trailer, Demo
    Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo’s Dungeon DS+, 10/30/08, Trailer, Demo
    Valkyrie Profile, 10/30/08, Trailer, Demo
     
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    Ha, does it matter if it comes out anywhere but here? [​IMG]
    I'm sure I can talk my students into co-oping with me.
     
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    I thought they were going to release IV thru VI first...

    Either way I will b happy as long as they hurry the fuck up.
     
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    I edited my original post to include some screenshots which I believe to be new. Correct me if I'm wrong, but I certainly haven't seen them before. They are quite beautiful! [​IMG]
     
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    I still hate how they changed it from a real-time action system to a turn-based one.
    No idea how multiplayer, if it still has it, will work now.
     
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    I like the fact that they changed it to turn-based. And as for multiplayer, this was in EGM October:

    "When I'm making a game, I don't focus too much on the power of the console," says Horii. "I wanted to make a game utilizing the DS' wireless communications, and after careful consideration, I chose DQ as the medium for this idea. DQ9 represents the evolution into a multiplayer experience. I'm sure that with past titles, players have shared their adventures in some manner, but DQ9 will finally give players the chance to actively participate together" ~Yuji Hori
     
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    Yay....I didn't know they changed to turn-based...I love it....man, those screenshots do look beautiful...

    This could possibly be the peak of DS gaming..Game looks huge and very pretty..
     

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