Bianca, Flora, Jessica, and Yangus Return in Dragon Quest Heroes
posted on by Lynzee Loveridge
The December issue of Shueisha's V Jump magazine announced on Tuesday that Bianca (Dragon Quest V), Flora (Dragon Quest V; Nera Briscoletti in English versions), Jessica (Dragon Quest VII) and Yangus (Dragon Quest VII) will appear in Square Enix's Dragon Quest Heroes: Yamiryū to Sekai Ki no Shiro game.
Previously confirmed characters include Alena (Dragon Quest IV), Kiryl (Dragon Quest IV), Maya Mahabala (Dragon Quest IV), and Terry (Dragon Quest VI). Returning characters from the Dragon Quest game franchise will be fully voiced. Tori Matsuzaka ( .hack//The Movie) and Mirei Kiritani (Phoenix Wright film) will voice characters in the game.
Dragon Quest Heroes: Yamiryū to Sekai Ki no Shiro (Dragon Quest Heroes: The Darkness Dragon & the Castle of the World Tree) will be released for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4.
The game is scheduled to ship in 2015, and will be developed in collaboration with Koei Tecmo Games' Omega Force team, which also developed the Warriors series of games. In addition to being the first action RPG in the Dragon Quest series, the game will also be the first title in the series in ten years to be released on a PlayStation system. Yūji Horii is serving as the general director of the game, and Koichi Sugiyama is composing the soundtrack.
The story takes place in the kingdom of of Elsarze, where humans and monsters work hand in hand, and everything is peaceful. However, one day, the monsters turn violent, and begin attacking the humans. Captains of the imperial guards Akt and Mare stand up in order to bring back the original hearts of the monsters, and bring peace back to Elsarze once more.
Dragon Quest IX producer Ryutaro Ichimura confirmed with fans on Twitter that the game will not be a Warriors title.