GameSentral Rewind 136

This is the GameSentral Rewind, a daily recap of the top gaming headlines.

Niantic being sued by Pokemon GO Fest attendees

pokemon-go-fest

After the disastrous events of last’s week’s Pokemon GO Fest, a few dozen event attendees are banding together to sue developer Niantic.

According to lawyer Thomas Zimmerman, who’s organizing the lawsuit, the attendees feel that Niantic didn’t provide the advertised experience and want reimbursement for travel and other expenses.

During the event, the game was unplayable for most attendees and Niantic offered ticket refunds and in game credit as an apology.

“We’re not seeing any relief with respect to the failure to get legendary Pokemon, because Niantic is offering that. But Niantic is not offering to refund to refund people’s travel expenses for coming to Chicago. Most of the people came from out of state, many people from other countries.”

-Thomas Zimmerman, lawyer

Dragon Quest XI coming to the west

Dragon Quest XI- Echoes of an Elusive Age

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age will be coming to the west in 2018, according to Square Enix.

The news was confirmed in a video message addressed to Dragon Quest fans by franchise creator Yuji Horii, who confirmed that localization work has already begun. The game is being localized into five languages, including English.

Dragon Quest XI features character art by manga artist Akira Toriyama and music from longtime series composer Koichi Sugiyama.

The game is out now in Japan for PlayStation 4 and 3DS. A Switch version has also been confirmed for the region, but Square Enix hasn’t announced a release date.

We don’t know what platforms will get the game’s western release, although Square Enix plans to share more details later this year.

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