PS4 Getting Dragon Quest Heroes In North America

Action-RPG confirmed for Western release in 2015, exclusively for PlayStation 4.

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Square Enix announced today that action-RPG Dragon Quest Heroes will be released in the West. Previously, the game was confirmed only for a launch in Japan, where it arrives tomorrow, February 26.

Dragon Quest Heroes will arrive in North America exclusively for PlayStation 4 later this year. A disc-based version will be available at retail, while you'll also be able to download a digital version through the PlayStation Store. Pricing was not announced.

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In Dragon Quest Heroes, players must "rise up against insurmountable odds, challenging swarms of enemies and conquering gigantic monsters in an exhilarating action game," according to Square Enix.

The game's characters were designed by Akira Toriyama, an artist known for his work on the Dragon Ball and Chrono Trigger franchises. Dragon Quest creator Yuji Horii and veteran series composer Koichi Sugiyama are also working on Dragon Quest Heroes.

The game was co-developed by Square Enix, Omega Force, and Koei Tecmo.

In Japan, Sony will release a special edition "Metal Slime" PS4 to mark the launch of Dragon Quest Heroes. No plans have been announced to release this console in the West.

Square Enix teased that it will have "loads more details" about the Western release of Dragon Quest Heroes in the coming months.

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Metalnoid

Sound like Blue Dragon for X360

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VakarianGirl

Game has a smiling blue Hershey's Kiss on its ads; not interested.

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LunarEclipz

<< LINK REMOVED >> If your not familiar with the serie's, thats a slime, a enamie that has become the serie's mascott. IF you are joking, good one.

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Sohaim

<< LINK REMOVED >> this is a joke right? right? please be a joke.

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cguido

dragon quest has terrible online I own two WiiUs and can honestly say I have never had more fun with a console ever. the games on the ps4 have all the bad review scores I sold my ps4 to buy my second wiiu the ps4 is terrible until just recently it did not have a YouTube app and you can't video chat with it laaame. Everything ps4 its just a hype train hat crashes once you wanna start gaming. I call it the POS4 cause its garbaaaage a pieace of sh ....you can guess it ^_~

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LunarEclipz

<< LINK REMOVED >> I own all the consoles, cause they each have exclusives i like.

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canuckbiker

I can understand having preferences, but that comment was ripe with double standards and delusional fanboy bs. On top of it, it had nothiing to do with this article. Personally I've boycotted nintendo for their horrid business practices, but it's not a hard thing for me to do, when their games bore me to death.

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bluefox755

<< LINK REMOVED >> Yeah, you don't sound like a fanboy at all. I guess that's why PS4 more than doubled the console sales of WiiU despite launching a year behind. Not your cup of tea? Fine, but acting like an insecure fanboy makes you look foolish.

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Dordledum

Can anyone explain what dragonquest is for someone who never played it before?

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r31ya

<< LINK REMOVED >> Dragon Quest the progenitor of JRPG, first release on NES with pseudo save system (through elaborate password generation system) that help the developer to create long game experience instead of the short arcady game.

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LunarEclipz

<< LINK REMOVED >> An RPG With art by the Creator Of Dragonball Akira Toryama. About as old as Final Fantasy. We clled it Dragon Warrior for a long time in English teritories.

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Warlord_Irochi

Is there a reason why you exclude the word "Europe" from the article, Eddie?, just asking.

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CreepyBurrito

Hmn I have never actually played a single DQ, so I have a serious question. Is DQ a series where you have to play the other games, or could I just pick this one up and be fine? What sets this apart from other rpgs?

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maximimon

<< LINK REMOVED >> so far theyre not related to each other , but this game has characters from past games

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CreepyBurrito

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> So do you think I would be lost? Or would it all be fine?

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RossRichard

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> You will be fine, every Dragon Quest is a separate game. I would recommend starting with 8 on the PS2 or one of the DS games.

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CreepyBurrito

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Thanks for the info

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maximimon

<< LINK REMOVED >> not as bored as if i owned an xbox one it seems

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maximimon

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> i havent played the game so i dont know, but i guess the most you will miss are a few references to their original games if any , storywise i doubt it

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CreepyBurrito

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Well thanks for the answers. I might just pick this one up

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maximimon

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> no problem i will get it as well ^_^

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GoodGamesGuy

Another article ruined by humdinger, does anybody even like this guy?? Seems like all he does is annoy everybody in the Sony and Microsoft fan base. This guy has no credibility whatsoever.

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KimJong-un

<< LINK REMOVED >> When I become USA president 2016 you people finally realize my great leadership - Kim

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northArrow

<< LINK REMOVED >> He's an embarrassment to real Xbox owners.

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GoodGamesGuy

I always try to be unbiased but yeah sometimes you want to root for the system you own and you want it to succeed. We all get carried away sometimes but that guy is a different being altogether haha...

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maximimon

<< LINK REMOVED >> i agree i am PS fan but those 2 take it waaayy to far

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GoodGamesGuy

Agreed!

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maximimon

<< LINK REMOVED >> dont forget << LINK REMOVED >> as well , doing nothing but posting hate in here

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GoodGamesGuy

I've never encountered someone like him before it's actually baffling how his mind works haha. Oh well.

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maximimon

<< LINK REMOVED >> fanboyism can do things to a man , now you have seen the results

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maximimon

oh yes yes yes yes finally DQ welcome back !!~

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besteverstuff00

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maximimon

<< LINK REMOVED >> while you ramble nonsense i'll be busy playing DQ ^_^

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maximimon

<< LINK REMOVED >> cause you say so? right ..........

in other news xbox will hit a drought soon and we expect a showers of exclusives on PS4 more at 11

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maximimon

<< LINK REMOVED >> the PS division is making profits so if you think PS is going away anytime soon you're in for a shock kid , also good thing i didnt get the one , since you're here i take Titan fail and Halo master fail collection must get boring really really quickly soooo gotta get back to play


oh i forgot its funny you ignored the xbox drought part LOL


PS4 FTW

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maximimon

<< LINK REMOVED >> wow where did i called you fanboy? now you are just making stuff up , you sir have made a fool of yourself


thus you did my work and i have no need to reply since im busy playing , post whatever you want i get your xbox cant seem to give you fun

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CreepyBurrito

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Its pretty obvious he is a fanboy. But idk why xbox fanboys always say that Sony is teetering on bankruptcy when they are making profits on their annuals and Microsoft is not. Especially with their xbox division. Its been proven the xbox division has made Microsoft lose billions. 2.3 to be exact I believe for last year. So far this year they have already lost 400 million. But I guess facts mean nothing when it comes to opinions no matter how extreme and wrong..

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thanks never tought i would agree with the Joker but i do XD

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CreepyBurrito

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> lol, yup sometimes even the joker likes to kick back and play his PS4 and sometimes xbox when he isnt tormenting the bat.

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that's cool Joker even criminals need a break once in a while

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GeiaSou

YES!!

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BLACKx114

You lost me at Omega Force