Dragon Quest® is a series of role-playing games created by Yuji Horii, first appearing on the Famicom System in Japan in 1986. Its first appearance in North America was in 1989 on the NES™ system, under the name Dragon Warrior™. The series has since appeared on a variety of game systems in Japan and North America.
Originally released in Japan only on the Super Famicom system in 1995, this is the first time that the story of Dragon Quest® VI: Realms of Revelation has been made available in North America.
The Dragon Quest series of games has been immensely popular in Japan for many years—spawning a variety of spin-off games, comic books, TV series, and more. Huge crowds of fans line up outside of stores on launch day whenever a new game in the series is released. There is even a Dragon Quest-themed bar in Tokyo called Luida's Bar that serves Dragon Quest inspired drinks and food.