During today’s Nintendo Direct JP, a new gameplay trailer for Dragon Quest VIII was shown off. Dragon Quest VIII will be released on August 27, 2015 for Japan, with no word on if it will be localised for the West. The game originally released for the PlayStation 2 and was ported to iOS and Andriod in late 2013 for Japan, and 2014 for the rest of the world.
While Square Enix published a breakout video for Dragon Quest VIII‘s trailer, it is only viewable to those in Japan. If you are, you can view it here, if not, then you can see the video below. If you are like me, you may have said, “Hey that looks like a silver haired Trunks,” and, “Why is Mr. Satan (Hercule) dressed like a jester?” That would be because Akira Toriyama, of Dragon Ball fame, designed much of the art found throughout the Dragon Quest series.