Dragon Quest Heroes 2

Square Enix continues to dominate the demo scene with Dragon Quest Heroes II now on PlayStation 4

Square Enix continues to dominate the demo scene with Dragon Quest Heroes II now on PlayStation 4

Ron Duwell

Nobody has the consistency of quality demos like Square Enix does, and Dragon Quest Heroes II continues its established tradition. The game’s demo is available now on the PlayStation 4 in both North America and Europe, and fans can check it out for free. Dragon Quest Heroes II follows in the footsteps of the original, bringing Koei Tecmo’s “musou” action to the classic JRPG setting....

Dragon Quest Heroes II first screenshots - The Towering Tower and the Compensating King

Dragon Quest Heroes II first screenshots - The Towering Tower and the Compensating King

Ron Duwell

Square Enix and Koei Tecmo are once again planning to make bank on a Musou-style Dragon Quest action game. The previous Dragon Quest Heroes was a huge hit in Japan, selling well over a million copies to a relatively small console consumer-base. Not only that, it also handled itself nicely with critics here in North America, being spared the barbs that are often reserved for Musou-action...

Dragon Quest Heroes II debuts in spring 2016, adds 4-player co-op, PS Vita support, and new characters

Dragon Quest Heroes II debuts in spring 2016, adds 4-player co-op, PS Vita support, and new characters

Ron Duwell

Dragon Quest Heroes was a huge hit for Square Enix in Japan, and it might still turn out to be one in the States as well when it launches for the PlayStation 4 on Oct. 13. It makes sense that the company would want to follow up as quickly as it could, and judging by how fast developer Omega Force works on its cheap and simple games, spring 2016 isn't that unexpected of a launch date....