Three minutes of Dragon Quest 8 on smartphones in motion


This is real life

If the idea of watching someone hold a smartphone and playing a game entices you, golly-gee do I have a video for you! Seriously though, this seems to be an honest bit of marketing for the upcoming smartphone release of Dragon Quest VIII. Spend a few minutes with this assistant producer of Square Enix as she fiddles with the game.

I say honest because you can see where she fumbles with the UI and where the game stutters or even has issues drawing objects in the distance. With the gurgling of hate I saw spewing from the Internet once the original trailer came out, I gotta admit that this video makes it look a bit better than I expected. Is that sad that I keep my expectations low? I am sure many would rather see this coming to the 3DS or Vita, but portable DQ8 is so exciting to me that I will take it in any form. As long as it ends up being an honest effort to give me some one-handed DQ I will take this as a step in the right direction.

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