RPGFan
Even More Dragon Quest VIII Details Announced
08.21.04 - 10:33 PM

The newest issue of V-JUMP magazine contained some new tidbits regarding the eighth installment of Square Enix's long-running RPG series Dragon Quest. The Level 5-developed Dragon Quest VIII will incorporate a so-called tension system. The game's battle menu will feature a charge command, which if utilized raises a character's tension level and results in his or her attack, spell or skill getting more powerful. This charge command can be used multiple times until characters enter a state of high tension. Successfully connecting an attack upon charging will also result in gaining more experience. Charge will however have no effect on the defensive capability of a character. Furthermore, certain monsters will also be able to use the command to their advantage. Three new monsters have also been introduced: The Denden Dragon, which is a round-shaped enemy, the Surprise Satan and the bug-like Helmet Youngster.

Dragon Quest VIII: Sora to Umi to Daichi to Norowareshi Himegimi will be available in Japan sometime this winter.


Back
Chris Winkler





Featured Content
Pillars of Eternity Hands-On Preview
Pillars of Eternity
Hands-On Preview
Final Fantasy: Record Keeper Review
Final Fantasy: Record Keeper
Review
Game of Thrones Episode 3 Review
Game of Thrones Episode 3
Review
Final Fantasy: Record Keeper Studio Visit
Final Fantasy: Record Keeper
Studio Visit & More
Bloodborne Review
Bloodborne
Review
Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters Review
Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters
Review
Final Fantasy XV Demo Impressions
Final Fantasy XV: Episode Duscae
Hands-on Impressions
RSS Feeds & More
Complete Feed
Reviews Feed
Media Feed
Random Encounter
Random on iTunes
Rhythm Encounter
Rhythm on iTunes