Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age is the eleventh instalment for the famed Dragon Quest series by Square Enix. The series has a very high reception in Japan, and the influence can already be seen it other countries as well.
Just now, the latest PlayStation Underground video featured a whopping 17 minutes of actual gameplay from the english version of DQXI. The video showcases game, combat system, and the art style as Square Enix guides the players into a dungeon run.
For more information about the game, here are some game details from DQXI’s PlayStation page:
Unravel an Epic Mystery in a Riveting Tale
DRAGON QUEST XI tells the tale of a hunted hero: denigrated as a demon and pursued by a malicious monarch, you must embark on a quest to unravel the mystery of your fate and save a doomed world. At the heart of the game is an immersive story with twists and turns that pull you in and keep you craving more – from the opening cutscene to the final credits!
Assemble a Colorful Cast of Loyal Companions
Accompanying the hero on his quest is an endearing band of adventurers with their own rich backstories and personalities as diverse as their designs. Once again, famed manga artist Akira Toriyama brings the characters of DRAGON QUEST to life with his delightful, one-of-a-kind style.
Explore a Beautiful, Living World
DRAGON QUEST XI brings a massive, gorgeous world to life in a style that blends stylistic cel-shading with photorealistic detail. Excitement lurks around every corner as players explore populous cities, quaint villages, magnificent castles, and dark dungeons. NPC’s attend to their daily schedules, monsters change behaviors to fit their environments, and players can access new areas with the use of monstrous vehicles.
Engage in Classic Battles with a Modern Twist
DRAGON QUEST XI’s turn-based battle system eases players into combat with an accessible experience that features mechanics simple enough for the novice but with enough depth to satisfy hardcore fans.
Have Some Fun & Save the World
In addition to its captivating narrative, DRAGON QUEST XI features tons of side-quests and addicting mini-games that provide enough content to keep you playing for well over 100 hours. You will face insurmountable odds and an evil force of unimaginable power… but while the stakes are high, there are many fun distractions to find if you know where to look.
Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Exlusive Age will be out on September 4 for the PlayStation 4 in North America and in Europe.