EXPERIENCE DRAGON QUEST LIKE NEVER BEFORE IN THE PALM OF YOUR HAND!

May 21, 2008

EXPERIENCE DRAGON QUEST LIKE NEVER BEFORE IN THE PALM OF YOUR HAND!
The Zenithia Trilogy Makes its Way to North America for the First Time, with DRAGON QUEST IV: Chapters of the Chosen Kicking Off the Adventure September 16, 2008
Los Angeles (May 21, 2008)
Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of Square Enix™ interactive entertainment products in North America, announced today that the Zenithia Trilogy,  which includes  DRAGON QUEST® IV: Chapters of the Chosen™, DRAGON QUEST V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride™ and DRAGON QUEST VI: Realms of Reverie™ is headed for North American shores. The trilogy commences September 16, 2008 with the release of DRAGON QUEST IV: Chapters of the Chosen.

Get ready to journey through the lands, seas and skies of the vibrant DRAGON QUEST world with a collection of remakes that bring three classic tales exclusively to Nintendo DS™. With 3D graphics, newly animated monsters and dual screen presentation, the series that has shipped over 43 million units to date promises to captivate an entirely new generation of players, as well as treat long-time fans to a special rendition of three beloved entries in the franchise.



DRAGON QUEST IV: Chapters of the Chosen
Scenario & Game Design / General Director: Yuji Horii
Character Design: Akira Toriyama
Music: Koichi Sugiyama
Publisher: Square Enix, Inc.
Developer: ArtePiazza
Platform: Nintendo DS
Genre: RPG
ESRB: E10+ (Everyone 10 and older)
Ship Date: September 16, 2008

A tale of epic proportions told through a unique chapter sequence that enables players to experience multiple character perspectives. Embark on an adventure with characters from different walks of life, all destined to unite with you, the hero, to save the world.



DRAGON QUEST V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride
Scenario & Game Design / General Director: Yuji Horii
Character Design: Akira Toriyama
Music: Koichi Sugiyama
Publisher: Square Enix, Inc.
Developer: ArtePiazza
Platform: Nintendo DS
Genre: RPG
ESRB: Not Yet Rated

Ship Date: TBA Never before released in North America, this entry in the Zenithia Trilogy follows a journey that transcends three generations. Travel alongside your father on his quest to see the world, grow to set forth on a journey of your own and face life-altering decisions as you continue your family’s legacy.



DRAGON QUEST VI: Realms of Reverie
Scenario & Game Design / General Director: Yuji Horii
Character Design: Akira Toriyama
Music: Koichi Sugiyama
Publisher: Square Enix, Inc.
Developer: ArtePiazza
Platform: Nintendo DS
Genre: RPG
ESRB: Not Yet Rated

Ship Date: TBA Also coming to North America for the first time, DRAGON QUEST VI: Realms of Reverie for Nintendo DS brings the classic console title into the handheld scene. Explore two parallel worlds while distinguishing reality from illusion and seeking to discover the true meaning of your very existence.



DRAGON QUEST IV: Chapters of the Chosen is rated E10+ (Everyone 10 and older). Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.org for more information about ratings. DRAGON QUEST IV: Chapters of the Chosen will be available at North American retailers for the suggested retail price of $39.99 (USD). The official website can be found at http://na.square-enix.com/zenithia/.

DRAGON QUEST V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride and DRAGON QUEST VI: Realms of Reverie are not yet rated. Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.org for more information about ratings.

About Square Enix Co., Ltd. and Square Enix, Inc.

Square Enix Co., Ltd. (Square Enix), with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, develops, publishes and distributes entertainment content including interactive entertainment software and publications in Asia, North America and Europe. Square Enix brings two of Japan's best-selling franchises - FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 80 million units worldwide, and DRAGON QUEST, which has sold over 43 million units worldwide - under one roof. Square Enix is one of the most influential providers of digital entertainment content in the world and continues to push the boundaries of creativity and innovation.


Square Enix, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Co., Ltd. with offices in Los Angeles, California. It handles operations in North America, including development, localization, marketing, and publishing of Square Enix titles. More information on Square Enix can be found on the Internet at http://www.square-enix.com.

CHAPTERS OF THE CHOSEN, DRAGON QUEST, FINAL FANTASY, HAND OF THE HEAVENLY BRIDE, REALMS OF REVERIE, and SQUARE ENIX are registered trademarks or trademarks of Square Enix Co., Ltd., in the United States and/or other countries. Nintendo DS is a trademark of Nintendo.
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