LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Ahead of the official Japanese launch this week, SQUARE ENIX, Inc. today announced the highly anticipated DRAGON QUEST HEROESTM will be coming to North America in 2015 for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system. This will arrive in the form of a full-scale action RPG for the first time in the DRAGON QUEST® series.
In DRAGON QUEST HEROES, players must rise up against insurmountable odds, challenging swarms of enemies and conquering gigantic monsters. DRAGON QUEST HEROES comes to the PlayStation®4 system in beautiful high-definition graphics, filled with characters and monsters designed by world-renowned artist Akira Toriyama.
Both Yuji Horii, director and creator of DRAGON QUEST, and Koichi Sugiyama, the composer closely tied to the series since its first instalment and creator of countless memorable musical masterpieces, are closely involved in bringing this title to life. Furthermore, ω-Force (Omega Force) from KOEI TECMO GAMES – the team that has created numerous popular action game series – is also taking part in its development.
DRAGON QUEST HEROES is a title not only for DRAGON QUEST series fans, but also for gamers of all interests to enjoy.
DRAGON QUEST HEROES will be available for $59.99 later this year at North American retailers and the Square Enix Online Store (https://store.na.square-enix.com/product/282618/). Starting today, players can preorder the game at the Square Enix Online Store.
This title is not yet rated. Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.orgfor more information about ratings.
About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix Group. The Square Enix Group operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 110 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST, which has sold over 64 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 42 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at http://www.na.square-enix.com.
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