Dragon Quest Heroes II first details, screenshots
posted on 02.09.16 at 10:40 AM EST by (@salromano)
First trailer coming February 24.

Dragon Quest Heroes II

Square Enix has released first official details and screenshots on Dragon Quest Heroes II: The Twin Kings and the Prophecy’s End, its Omega Force-developed sequel due out for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PS Vita in Japan on May 27.

The company also announced that it will premiere the first trailer for Dragon Quest Heroes II on “Dragon Quest Heroes: The Live” on February 24 at 15:00.

Get the information below.

■ Prologue

On the day the dragon eats the sun, the twins will be born, and the land will be covered in war once again.

The setting of Dragon Quest Heroes II‘s story is seven kingdoms that have seen continued peace over a long period. However, that balance suddenyl crumbles one day, and war breaks out. It’s as if the events are following an ominous prophecy handed down from ancient times…

Razel, who is studying at the military academy in Orenka, and Tereshia, who comes to Orenka wanting to visit Razel, in the wake of the battle between their homeland of Gywall and Orenka, get caught up in the giant battle that covers the world.

Can the heroes stop a giant war involving seven countries?

Large armies of monsters square off against each other, and the battle finally began.

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What could have caused the collapse of the seven kingdoms’ balance, which was once at peace?

■ Akira Toriyama-designed Characters

The protagonists of this work are Razel, who is studying abroad at a military academy in Orenka, and his cousin Tereshia. Just like Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree’s Woe and the Blight Below, you can select between either protagonist and the story will follow their point of view. The protagonists and their friends were designed by Akira Toriyama.

Razel (Male Protagonist)

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A proud novice knight. A military cadet in Gywall studying abroad at neighboring country Orenka’s military academy. He is a passionate guy who is always energetically racing ahead. He fights wielding dual blades.

Tereshia (Female Protagonist)

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A fighting female class president. A military cadet in Gywall and Razel’s cousin. She provides some levelheadedness to balance Razel’s tendency to race ahead.

Cesare

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A prince and commander-in-chief of the army. The Prince of Gywall and childhood friend of the protagonists. He is adored for his personality, but unmanageable when he loses his temper.

Orneze

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The dependable “big sister”-type to the protagonists. A warrior who serves King Zebion. She is famous as the “red female warrior” who uses a giant ax. She is cheerful and reliable.

■ 1,000 Years of Peace and Harmony

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In the suzerain state of Zebion, seven kingdoms prospered, living in 1,000 years of peace and harmony. Its locales range from deserts to snowy fields and so on.

Zebion

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The suzerain state of Zebion that governs the countries of the world is a flourishing country that gathers people from all around the world. As the “red female warrior” who serves King Zebion, Orenze’s name is well-known here.

King Zebion was also designed by Akira Toriyama:

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The Countries Where Humans and Monsters Live

  • Orenka – Orenka is famous for its lively harbor and beautiful “ancient prophecy” stained glass cathedral. Military cadet Razel is studying abroad in Orenka at the military academy.
  • Gywall – Gywall is the desert home country of the protagonists. Gywall has friendly relations with Orenka, but something happens. Cesare is prince of this country.
  • Kretia – Kretia ruled by a historic magician family. Magicians from all over the world gather in this country prosperous in the study of magic.

The Countries Where Monsters Reign

Mohrias, Felnock, and Daral are the three countries known collectively as Monsterlea, built on the frontier and where monsters live. Each of these countries is ruled by a monster king. There are vast snowfields in the southwest, where the Sacred Mountain Rehgan rises.

View the screenshots at the gallery.

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