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Dragon Quest Heroes II – New trailer shows off Accordia and the multiplayer mode; Steam version coming on April 25th!
Square Enix Ltd., today welcomes players to the world of DRAGON QUEST HEROES II, with a brand new overview trailer detailing everything you need to know about the upcoming action-RPG.
The overview trailer gives an insight into the journey players will undertake across DRAGON QUEST HEROES II’s vast lands, introducing the colourful cast of characters and creatures they will befriend and battle along the way. To watch the overview trailer now, visit: https://youtu.be/ljeu-zahhiY
DRAGON QUEST HEROES II will arrive across Europe and PAL territories for PlayStation 4, on 28th April 2017 and will be available on STEAM from 25th April. For more information, visit: www.dragonquest-game.com .
The day one “Explorer’s Edition” is also available to pre-order now, featuring 15 exclusive DLC items as well as a reversible cover artwork depicting the in-game Adventure Log. The DLC includes weapons designed from the enemies in the game, including the Slime Knight’s Shield, Great Sabreclaws, Golem Gauntlets and more.
Final Fantasy Awarded Guinness World Records Title For Most Prolific Role Playing Game Series!
Today, SQUARE ENIX announced that it has been awarded with three brand new Guinness World Records achievements for records set by games within the FINAL FANTASY series. The awards were presented on stage during the European FINAL FANTASY XIV Fan Festival event held in Frankfurt.
FINAL FANTASY was awarded for being the “most prolific role playing game series”. As of 15th February 2017, the FINAL FANTASY name has adorned 87 different RPG titles, including spin offs.
FINAL FANTASY XIV, the MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game) produced and directed by Naoki Yoshida, received two specific Guinness World Records titles: the first – “longest end credits in an MMO game” – is in recognition of the 1 hour 38 minute length of the end credits of FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn (2013). While credits typically contain the names of everyone involved with the creation of a game, the credits to A Realm Reborn also contain the names of players of the original FINAL FANTASY XIV (2010) as a sign of appreciation from the development team for their support.
FINAL FANTASY XIV also received the record for the “most original pieces of music in a videogame (including expansions) achieved by FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn ”. The game features 384 individual pieces of music recorded specifically for the game. This can be broken down as 280 pieces for the main game (Ver 2.0~2.55) and 104 from the 2015 expansion Heavensward™ (Ver 3.0~3.45).
Both Naoki Yoshida (Producer and Director) and Masayoshi Soken (Sound Director and Composer) were present on stage in Frankfurt to accept their awards in front of the Fan Festival crowd. Yosuke Matsuda (President and CEO, SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.) received the most prolific role playing game series award on behalf of Square Enix.
The Dark Knight Joins Black Desert Online March 1 – Create Yours Today!
Kakao Games today announced that Black Desert Online’s new playable class, the Dark Knight, will be available from Wednesday, March 1. Starting today, players can select and customize the Dark Knight using the Character Creator, allowing them to decide on the appearance of their new character before she is officially added to Black Desert Online next week.
In addition, all Black Desert Online players can receive an extra character slot from the loyalty shop at practically no cost (1 loyalty) and the maximum amount of character slots is extended to 13 to support the additional class.
Teased earlier this month, the Dark Knight hails from the ancient land of Kamasylvia, which she left after causing a large-scale disagreement among Kamasylvia inhabitants, after seeking out and using forbidden powers of darkness that extinguish natural forces. In battle, the Dark Knight mercilessly unleashes this terrifying skill, stripping the life force of her enemies by using her two-handed Kriegsmesser sword or her array of dark magic attacks. Even though her sword is cumbersome, she skillfully dances around her foes chaining her heavy attacks with ranged spells.
The Dark Knight, as well as the Kamasylvia territory coming later, will both be available as free updates.
Watch the Dark Knight overview video: https://youtu.be/78gi1U4Fb7w
Get a free 7-day trial for Black Desert Online here.
Limited Time Sale
To celebrate the arrival of the Dark Knight and Black Desert Online’s 1st anniversary, you can save 30% when purchasing the Traveler’s Package or 50% when opting for the Explorer’s Package. You can benefit from the sale up until March 12. Visit the store for more information and to order your Black Desert Online game pass.
The latest release from Out There creators Mi-Clos Studio, Dungeon Rushers will debut on the App Store and Google Play Store tomorrow. Everyone who purchases the game this Thursday or Friday will have immediate access, free of charge, to the Veterans Skins Pack, a cosmetic DLC with alternate looks for each of Dungeon Rushers’ 10 playable characters.
Dungeon Rushers will be one of the biggest mobile releases of 2017: it’s a comedic tactical RPG with over 20 hours of content and a user-friendly level editor that lets players extend the game by creating and sharing dungeons of their own. In Dungeon Rushers, you’ll lead a band of unlikely heroes in a quest for fortune and fame (but mostly fortune), ransacking dungeons and upending fantasy game cliches. Publishers Mi-Clos Studio have a reputation for quality built on award-winning releases like Out There: Omega Edition and Void and Meddler.