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The Masked Queen Coming Spring 2008

Posted by Anthony Dickens

The Wii game with the longest title ever, Dragon Quest Swords: The Masked Queen and the Tower of Mirrors is scheduled for release in Spring 2008 across Europe.

Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of Square Enix® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, today announces that DRAGON QUEST® SWORDS: The Masked Queen and the Tower of Mirrors® for Wii™, will be released across all PAL territories in spring 2008.

DRAGON QUEST SWORDS: The Masked Queen and the Tower of Mirrors, available exclusively on Wii, is an action-packed Virtual Experience where the player becomes the hero of the story. As the hero, the player must use the Wii controller to control their legendary sword, and fight off horde after horde of monsters. Slice at enemies, parry with your shield and block attacks to launch powerful counter-combos.

DRAGON QUEST SWORDS contains all the familiar features people have come to expect from the DRAGON QUEST series, such as a system to power up weapons and the ability to perform a large array of powerful attacks. Additional mini-games add to the fun as you catch darts with your shield and try to defeat Slime monsters as quickly as possible to win bonus items.

John Yamamoto, president and chief executive officer of Square Enix Ltd. comments, “We are delighted to be announcing our first Wii title for PAL territories. The DRAGON QUEST series is a phenomenon in Japan that has already sold over 43 million units worldwide, but is still relatively new to Europe. With today’s announcement of DRAGON QUEST SWORDS and the forthcoming release of DRAGON QUEST MONSTERS: Joker on the Nintendo DS™, the series is set to charm more fans throughout the world.”

Dragon Quest nerds can rejoice, the PAL release is coming!

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User Comments (3)



Damo said:

This series is massive in Japan. It really shows how far Nintendo has come over the past year or so, with the Wii and DS getting some amazing-looking Dragon Quest games...



motang said:

Sweet this is one game that I am looking forward to from Square for the 08 year. Looks interesting enough and also looks like they used the wiimote well.

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