There’s a number of tweets coming from Twitter stating that Dragon Quest producer Yuji Horii announced both Dragon Quest VII and Dragon Quest VIII for the French market. It was apparently a last-minute announcement at the Japan Expo. Let’s hope it’s legitimate and that the Nintendo 3DS games make their way to Europe and US.
Western Nintendo 3DS owners have been asking Square Enix for what seems like forever when we will finally get to play the Dragon Quest remakes that are currently available for purchase in Japan. The lucky Japanese have access to Dragon Quest VII and Dragon Quest VIII remakes and western fans are clamouring for them to be released over here. All we’ve heard so far is that the company is currently “thinking about” releasing them here.
Horii also says that Square Enix are aware fans want the Nintendo 3DS remakes of Dragon Quest VII and Dragon Quest VIII in the West, and that the company is “thinking about it”.
The latest episode of Nintendo Minute is probably one you will want to watch. The lovable presenters Kit and Krysta have managed to grab Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime to discuss their E3 memories, which also include this year’s Nintendo World Championships. If you’re interested to hear Reggie views about this year’s E3 then be sure to give the video a watch, below.
The long-awaited Zero Escape Volume 3 has been announced for North America and will be arriving on the Nintendo 3DS and the PlayStation Vita during the first half of 2016. For those not familiar with the title, Zero Escape 3 is a direct sequel to 999: 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors and Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward. This time around the developers have announced the North American version at the same time as announcing the Japanese version of Zero Escape Volume 3.
“We’re working very closely with our Japanese development team to crank this out together and on time,”
– Aksys Games, Danny Miscevich
One of the more exciting titles announced for the Nintendo 3DS is Corpse Party: Blood Covered Repeated Fear. It’s a reimagined version of the PlayStation Portable title Corpse Party and is due for release this month in the land of the rising sun. If gory Japanese video games are your cup of tea then you will no doubt want to check out the game. Be sure to give the second trailer a watch.
Just this morning, Bandai Namco revealed that Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden bundle would be making its way to Nintendo 3DS. However, we now know what the gameplay looks like, according to the new trailer (seen below). Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden is heading exclusively to Nintendo 3DS on October 20th.
Mega Man fans are undoubtedly going to be extremely pleased to hear that Keiji Inafune and Studio 4C are working on what would appear to be the spiritual successor to Mega Man Legends. The game is currently titled Red Ash and was leaked ahead of the Anime Expo. You can check out a concept trailer for the game, below.
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