Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime

More Dragon Quest for DS

VI, V, VI confirmed.

Square Enix has confirmed that the DS will be treated to even more Dragon Quest, in the form of spruced-up versions of IV, V, and VI.

Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime

Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime

Put a bounce back in your step.

You might be a long follower of the Dragon Quest Heroes series - you know, in that really foul manner where you make sure everyone knows it in as smug a way as possible. "Well, this clearly isn't a patch on the Japanese-only Dragon Quest Heroes XVIII for the never-released Sega Catacomb, and frankly who are you to pass comment on anything in my awesome presence." Do be quiet. No one likes you.

As it happens, Rocket Slime is a sequel to a Japanese-only release, which itself was a spin-off from the main series. But that doesn't matter, because you're not playing all of gaming history, you're playing this game, and it's rather a lot of fun.

One of my favourite things about games is describing their basic concept in as straightforward a way as possible, disguising the completely ludicrous nature of what's being said. In Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime, you play a blob of slime who must fight back against an invading army of duck-billed platypuses who have kidnapped all your friends. And have tank battles.

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