First released for the PS2 back in 2004 (and more recently for smartphones in 2013) Dragon Quest VIII changed the era's video game expectations with simple and efficient gameplay and a beautiful open world. These are only a few of the reasons why it holds the rank as the best selling PS2 title in Japan.
When the jester Dhoulmagus places a spiteful curse upon the whole kingdom the people are transformed into thorns, and the land freezes in time. Only you, a lone guardsman, remain unaffected and able to embark on an epic journey to save both your king and country!
The re-release will feature multiple improvements and additions, including additional story scenarios which delve into Dhoulmagus' past, as well as the protagonist's childhood. The story is improved upon further with the introduction of new characters Morrie and Gerda to your party, as well as full fledged voice support.
Players will also find the world map is now populated by enemies, instead of the previous random battles, creating an atmosphere that is much more alive while traveling. Dragon Quest VIII on 3DS will support StreetPass, although how is yet to be revealed. Despite a list of improvements the title will not support stereoscopic 3D.
|Original Name||ドラゴンクエストVIII 空と海と大地と呪われし姫君|
|Official Release Date||Aug 27, 2015|
|CERO A (Free)|
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This is a remastered FFVIII from the PS2. The Japanese version of the PS2 didnt have Voice acting, but this one if fully voiced and more content has been added
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