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Dragon Quest VIII’s Yangus And Jessica Whip Their Way Into Dragon Quest Heroes



Dragon Quest Heroes brings back various fan favorite characters like Terry from Dragon Quest VI, along with Dragon Quest IV’s Alena, Kiryl, and Meena. The latest issue of V-Jump magazine announced a couple favorites from Dragon Quest VIII. [Thanks, Game Jouhou.]


According to comments from key personnel, it was thanks to Koei the strong desire from Koei Tecmo president and CEO Yoichi Erikawa that Jessica made it in. “I’m always getting my butt slapped by my wife, but I’d also like to try using a whip,” said Erikawa with a laugh.


As far as Yangus’ selection goes, “the Dragon Quest series has a lot of old guys. So, if we don’t have some in [Dragon Quest Heroes] now, if we were to make a second game for it, then it’d be full of old guys,” Dragon Quest creator Yuji Horii jokingly explained.


[Top image from Dragon Quest VIII.]


Dragon Quest Heroes will release in Japan on Spring 2015 for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4.

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