Square Enix recently revealed Jessica and Yangus from Dragon Quest VIII will participate in the upcoming action title, Dragon Quest Heroes. Two new heroines have also been announced as well in the latest issue of Jump magazine. [Thanks, Game Jouhou.]
The new characters in question are Bianca Whitaker, Dragon Quest V protagonist’s childhood friend and also one of the wife choices. It is said that she’ll use some sort of bow as her weapon of choice to take on hundreds of Slimes.
The other character is Nera Briscoletti, one of the possible party members and wife candidates. As for Nera’s outspoken sister Debora, there hasn’t been any word on her participation, but there’s still a chance she’ll also be introduced for the upcoming game.
Game Jouhou mentions that the report comes from various sources from those who purchased early copies of Jump, so some of the information could be subject to change, but due to the many similar reports on the magazine issue, it is most likely true.
You can also check out our earlier report featuring Square Enix’s first demonstration of the game, which shows off the hero taking on a bunch of Slimes, Dracky, and Golems, while using his Super High Tension mode to wipe them all out.
[Top image from the Japan-only remake of Dragon Quest V on PlayStation 2.]
Dragon Quest Heroes is slated for release in Japan in spring 2015 for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3.