Square Enix Showcased Their Upcoming Nintendo Switch Games at the Recent Nintendo Direct

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June 19, 2024

During the recently concluded Nintendo Direct broadcast, SQUARE ENIX announced several new games and provided exciting updates for various titles, including a Nov. 14 release date for its upcoming DRAGON QUEST III HD-2D Remake. SQUARE ENIX also teased the 2025 launch of DRAGON QUEST I & II HD-2D Remake, offering fans two classic turn-based RPG adventures to embark on.

Additionally, it was announced that Romancing SaGa 2: Revenge of the Seven, a full HD remake of the beloved title, is coming to consoles and PC on Oct. 24. And finally, the creator of FINAL FANTASY, Hironobu Sakaguchi, returns to bring an enhanced version of the original RPG story FANTASIAN to consoles and PC with FANTASIAN Neo Dimension, launching this winter.

 

The Legacy Begins. DRAGON QUEST III HD-2D Remake is a stunning reimagining of the beloved masterpiece and narrative beginning to The Erdrick Trilogy. Featuring vibrant HD-2D graphics, new and modernized features, and a refined narrative, players are invited to set out on an epic fantasy adventure to save the world from a dark evil.

Rebuilt for modern audiences, DRAGON QUEST III HD-2D Remake gives existing fans the chance to re-experience a beloved RPG experience and its expanded offerings like never before, while also being a perfect starting point for newcomers to discover one of the most influential RPG franchises in gaming history. Pre-orders are now available for the standard physical or digital edition, as well as the DRAGON QUEST III HD-2D Remake Collector’s Edition. Anyone who pre-orders will receive a free Trouble-Free Travel Kit in the game, which contains a collection of in-game items.

 

Romancing SaGa 2, the hit RPG that sold more than 1 million copies upon its 1993 release in Japan, will return on Oct. 24 as the full HD remake Romancing SaGa 2: Revenge of the Seven. Developed by the team behind Trials of Mana, this ground-up remake and standalone story will feature modern visuals, reworked strategic gameplay and various other enhancements that will delight longtime SaGa fans and newcomers alike. In anticipation of the game’s release this fall, pre-orders are available today across all available platforms*.

 

 

Featuring both the original and rearranged compositions by the legendary Kenji Ito (known for his work on the SaGa franchise, notably SaGa Frontier and the Mana series), Japanese and English voiceovers, the timeline system, which adds a new twist to the strategic battles, new game mechanics and more, Romancing SaGa 2: Revenge of the Seven is a must-play for RPG enthusiasts.

 

The father of FINAL FANTASY, Hironobu Sakaguchi, and renowned composer Nobuo Uematsu returns to deliver an original RPG story. Experience an enhanced version of FANTASIAN, initially released for Apple Arcade in 2021, with brand-new features, including English and Japanese voiceovers and an additional difficulty option. In FANTASIAN Neo Dimension, assume the role of Leo, as he journeys to recover his memories and solve the mystery of a strange mechanical infection destroying his world.

 

 

Experience an original and modern take on the beloved turn-based battle system, with a wealth of unique mechanics and strategic combat that shake up the classic RPG formula, and explore a multi-dimensional universe come to life set against the backdrop of over 150 charming hand-crafted dioramas. FANTASIAN Neo Dimension will launch in Winter 2024

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