Square Enix Doubles Down With Drakengard 3 TV Spots

By Spencer . December 16, 2013 . 1:42am

Drakengard 3 comes out in Japan this week and Square Enix made two commercials for the dragon riding action RPG. The top one is the "normal version" and the bottom video is the "hard version." Wow, that slice of the soundtrack sounds really good. Hopefully, it’s up to par with Nier.


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  • new_tradition

    Normal Mode looked pretty typical of a TV spot (though still pretty kewl).

    [email protected] Hard Mode though. Media staff probably just messed around xD

  • JustThisOne

    I kinda like the hard version better. Erratic cuts seem to suit this game more. Plus, it starts out with some beautiful maniacal laughter. I can’t say no to that. :3

  • Enma_Kozato

    I find it a bit odd that the Square Enix online store is already taking preorders for Drakengard 3 where it seems Gamestop and Amazon don’t even have it listed. Maybe it’s a SE store exclusive?

    EDIT: checked the store description, it seems exclusive for now.

    • brostar

      What’s worse is that it’s exclusive the NA store. And the NA store doesn’t ship outside of fucking america. So no physical release for Europe. Fuck you square.

      • Stranger On The Road

        Too early for that, it will be a while before the game comes out; so they most likely haven’t pinned down the final version and contact the retailers.

        Any way, luckily this isn’t an XB360 release, so we won’t have the same problem as Otomedius Excellent.

      • Scipio

        europe isn’t getting a physical version, last I heard. Sorry pal.

      • 40

        It’ll only be a matter of time before it reaches gamestop, ebay, and amazon. Square can’t stop e-commerce no matter how hard they try.

    • Lyralei


      Click the link. In Australia, the EBgames stores are offering preorders. I checked with the staff, and they do not sell download keys. I checked every Gamestop and EBgames from other countries, and Australia is the only one doing it. I wouldn’t say it’s a Square Enix Store exclusive any more.

      It hasn’t been exclusive since a little before the last Siliconera update. Hopefully, it does come to other shores. I think why EB Aus was chosen might have to do with who started the petition – an Australian woman.

      Edit: And just so you people know, I signed up to disqus just to let you know that there is hope. Australia is a PAL region after all, and was meant to get the download version only.

  • Loved the hard version. Normal was nice too though. Looking forward to seeing how it does in Japan. Not that I wasn’t going to pick it up anyway though lol =)

  • DragKudo

    Hard version was terrible.

  • Arcana Wiz

    I like the hard version more… it fits the game atmosphere.

  • Guest

    It looks…

  • Rayhan PromisedGallery

  • Monterossa

    I love this game. so many female characters.

  • Furu Chi

    Never played any Drakengard but this game looks awesome! So do I have to play the previous Drakengard to play this?

    • Rishtopher

      This is a prequel to the first, so nope!

    • Arcana Wiz

      nop, this is a prequel, and it’s like nier you dont need to play one or two to understand the story, this is like an attempt of reviving the series.

    • Bur

      You might want to indulge in a Let’s Play of it, though. And Nier. Nier’s more than worth buying and playing. At least that way you have some warning on what you’re getting into.

  • junir

    Duragoone Duragoone thureeh

  • k.b.a.

    this started out annoying for me, then interesting than back to annoying

  • Luis Ibal

    I hope that the localized game comes with japanese voices <3

  • Scipio

    Here’s the full Niconico trailer:

    • Scipio

      Also this.

    • Anime10121

      Oh my god! DAT TRAILER! O.O

    • deadMastershiro

      My god I need this all of this!

    • Beautiful! =^_^=

    • Vash bane

      hm that wouldn’t happen to be that weird ost from before would it?
      (chances are 50/50 that im mistaken this for another game that we hard a couple months ago that…was very horrible unlike this lol)

      and on the trailer note…tell me the dragon with the baby voice doesn’t die :'( ?

      btw was they cursing when the bleep came in the end?

    • Scipio

      Oh and, if anyone wants the song for the trailer, here it is.


  • surakian

    Hard Mode is just as twisted at the series. Thank you based Taro.

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