Dragon Quest III Is Getting Another Remake, And It Looks Glorious

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Over the years, there have been a number of versions of Dragon Quest III. Add another one to the list.

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During a live stream today, Square Enix announced an HD remake with 2D graphics. Square Enix is mixing pixel art with 3D computer graphics to achieve the visual look.

There was no release date or specific game hardware mentioned, but the game will be out simultaneously worldwide on home consoles.

First released on the Famicom in 1988, Dragon Quest III has been remade for and ported to an array of hardware, including the Super Famicom, Game Boy Color, the Wii, the 3DS, the PS4, the Switch, and mobile devices, among others.

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kobalt77
kobalt77

it looks like they used the tech from Octopath Traveler. can we get all the 2D Dragon Quest games like this?