Dragon Quest: Journey of the Cursed King News

HMV goes Dragon Quest crazy

All sorts of exciting stuff planned.

Eagerly awaited (and really rather good, as you'll know if you've read our review) PS2 RPG Dragon Quest: The Journey of the Cursed King is out next Thursday - and HMV Oxford Street is planning to celebrate in style.

Dragon Quest gets release date

Dragon Quest gets release date

It's out here next month.

Square-Enix has announced the UK release date for highly anticipated PS2 title Dragon Quest: The Journey of the Cursed King - and the good news is there's not long to wait.

The game has already been a huge hit in Japan, where it's become the country's best selling PS2 game of all time. And deservedly so, as you'll know if you read our review.

The UK version will feature some nice extras such as English voiceovers recorded by a British cast, a full orchestral soundtrack, a revamped menu system, new battle abilities and better animations.

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Speaking at a European launch event for Dragon Quest VIII in London yesterday, project lead and series producer Yuji Horii revealed his excitement about Revolution's controller and hinted at his global ambitions for the top-selling Japanese RPG.

FFXII demo with Dragon Quest

For the US, and maybe us too.

Square-Enix has confirmed to Eurogamer that forthcoming PS2 sequel Dragon Quest 8: Journey of the Cursed King will come bundled with a Final Fantasy XII demo over in the States - and hinted that we might get it, too.