Dragon Quest X in development for six years

And you thought Final Fantasy XIII took long?

When Dragon Quest X is released on Wii next year, it will complete a seven-year development period. That is, according to former Square Enix employee Takehko Hoashi, who shared the game’s current six-year development time on Twitter today.

Hoashi pondered whether or not Square Enix will actually release it in 2011, given the game’s less than astounding reaction.

Oddly enough, his tweet has since been removed. Either by himself or by the shuriken of Square Enix ninja.

Thanks, Hachimaki.

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