In Japan, Square Enix just announced Dragon Quest Monsters 2, a numeric sequel in its popular Dragon Quest Monsters spinoff series. As some commenters have pointed out, this is a remake of the original DQM2. The game's "general director" is Yuji Horii, and it will feature monster designs by Akira Toriyama. It's also being developed in-house by Square Enix.
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