Yuji Horii is a games writer, director, producer and designer. Horii has been working with Sony Interactive Entertainment, Square Enix, Square and Level 5. Horii's first published game was Portopia Renzoku Satsujin Jiken released in 1985. After that, Yuji Horii took part as the designer of Dragon Quest (1986). Later, Horii also was part of the team who developed Dragon Quest Wars published by Square Enix for Nintendo DS. Most recently, Yuji Horii was involved in the development of DRAGON QUEST XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age. At the moment, Horii is working on Dragon Quest: Shounen Yangus to Fushigi no Dungeon, which was announced for PlayStation 2.