RPGFan


New DQIX Details Revealed
01.06.09 - 4:58 PM

Square Enix has revealed some new information regarding its highly anticipated DS title Dragon Quest IX. Not unlike previous series installments, the Level 5-developed title will feature a variety of optional quests. One NPC might ask for a simple errand, while another might ask the player to find a certain piece of treasure or dispose of a particular monster. Players are free to take on multiple quests simultaneously. Moreover, the decision when to complete a questis entirely up to the player.

One NPC set to play an important role in Dragon Quest IX's storyline is a fairy by the name of Sandy. Despite being a fairy, she looks and talks like a "Shibuya gal."

In Dragon Quest IX's world, a World Tree symbolizing the world of angels does exist. Collecting Star Aura (which is obtained through the people's feeling of gratitude) will let the Fruits of the Goddess ripen on the World Tree. Those fruits are required to make the Heaven's Arc appear. The Arc will open up the path to the Land of God.

Dragon Quest IX will be available in Japan on March 28th for 5,980 yen ($64.57 USD).


Back
Chris Winkler





Twitch Schedule & Status

Mega Man Legends 2
Sunday, December 10 • 10am PST/1pm EST

Monster Hunter: World beta
Monday, December 11 • 6pm PST/9pm EST

Vandal Hearts
Tuesdays • 12pm PST/3pm EST

Final Fantasy VI
Thursdays and Fridays • 3pm PST/6pm EST

Xenoblade Chronicles 2
Tues-Wed-Thu • 7pm PST/10pm EST
Saturdays • 5pm PST/8pm EST

Featured Content
Fabula Nova Anniversaris: Celebrating Thirty Years of Final Fantasy
Fabula Nova Anniversaris: Celebrating Thirty Years of Final Fantasy
Special Feature
Summon Night 6 Review
Summon Night 6
Review
Retro Encounter 112
Retro Encounter 112
Podcast
Chaos;Child Review
Chaos;Child
Review
Spoiler Encounter Danganronpa V3
Spoiler Encounter: Danganronpa V3
Podcast
Night in the Woods OST Vol. 3: Demontower Review
Night in the Woods OST Vol. 3: Demontower
Review