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Dragon Quest X Expansion Pack Set For TGS 2013 Reveal

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Square Enix is currently preparing to reveal a brand new expansion pack for its MMO, Dragon Quest X on Wii U and PC at this year’s Tokyo Game Show. The expansion pack for the game is titled The Ghost That Never Sleeps, and it will expand upon the main Dragon Quest X story by adding new things such as maps, systems, jobs, and crafts. The Tokyo Game Show begins September 19th.

Tokyo Game Show Best Upcoming Japanese Games Announced

CESA has announced the contenders for the best upcoming Japanese video games. The voting for the games is decided by the attendees, and the winners are decided on the number of votes each title receives. Without further ado, here are the eleven titles:

  • Ace Attorney 5
  • God Eater 2
  • Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle
  • Soul Sacrifice
  • Tales of Xillia 2
  • Resident Evil 6
  • Fantasy Life
  • Bravely Default
  • Metal Gear Rising Revengeance
  • Monster Hunter 4
  • Yakuza 5

Over 70% Of Games At TGS Are For Smartphones And Tablets, Only Two For Wii U

Out of a total of 715 games that were at this year’s Tokyo Game Show, 507 were for smartphones and tablets. In comparison, there were a mere 41 for Nintendo platforms – 34 for Nintendo 3DS, five for Wii and two for Wii U, which will launch in Japan on December 8th.

Games At Tokyo Game Show 2012:

  • Smartphones & Tablets: 507
  • PlayStation 3: 57
  • Nintendo 3DS: 34
  • PC: 32
  • PSP: 30
  • PlayStation Vita: 24
  • Xbox 360: 24
  • Wii: 5
  • Wii U: 2

Dragon Quest X Should Come To Wii U Spring 2013

Yuuji Horii, the creator of the Dragon Quest series told attendees at the Tokyo Game Show that they’re aiming to get Dragon Quest X Wii U released sometime during Spring next year. Horii said that this isn’t a firm date, but rather a target for the development team. Dragon Quest producer Yousuke Saitou also hinted that you may be able to use your Wii version characters in the Wii U Dragon Quest X open beta.

Dragon Quest X Can Be Played Entirely On The Wii U GamePad

Square Enix has revealed a few new details for Dragon Quest X at this years Tokyo Game Show. One of the revelations is that you can play the entire game on the Wii U GamePad, if you so wish. Obviously the game will be displaying in HD on the television but will display at a lower resolution when played on the Wii U GamePad. Switching between the television screen and GamePad screen can be done via the menu in Various Options, and is apparently a very smooth process.

Namco Bandai To Announce Wii U Titles At Tokyo Game Show?

Namco Bandai may be planning to announce a few Wii U titles at this years Tokyo Game Show, despite their impressive Tokyo Game Showlist not showing any Wii U support. Someone discovered on the Namco Bandai TGS portal that if you change the Wii file name slightly the Wii U logo appears. This could clearly be a hint that one of the “coming soon” slots in Namco Bandai’s list will be a Wii U game.

Monster Hunter 4 And Professor Layton Vs Ace Attorney Playable At Tokyo Game Show

Level 5’s Professor Layton vs Ace Attorney and Capcom’s Monster Hunter 4 for Nintendo 3DS will be playable at this years Tokyo Game Show. No Wii U, Wii or Nintendo DS games are scheduled to be at the event, but there will be thirteen Nintendo 3DS games on display. Tokyo Game Show kicks off on Thursday, September 20th.

Nintendo 3DS: Professor Layton Vs Ace Attorney Could Be Coming To The West

Online gaming publication Games Radar noticed an English-language press release for Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney at this years Tokyo Game Show. The interesting thing is that it notes that “English names are TBD,” which presumable means that Level 5 and Capcom will eventually localize the game for the West. What do you think?