Square Enix announced today that Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King will ship to retailers November 15th, one week prior to the initially announced ship date. Exclusively for the PlayStation 2, Dragon Quest VIII is the latest installment in the series that has sold over 40 million units worldwide.
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'Dragon Quest VIII' (PS2) to Ship Ahead of Schedule
by Judy on Oct. 24, 2005 @ 12:44 p.m. PDT
In Dragon Quest VIII, the first time on the PS2, old meets new, as classic gameplay is married to sumptuous graphics, delivering a sweeping adventure. Characters designed by Akira Toriyama are brought to life by "cel-shading," bringing gamers of all ages into a world straight out of Japanese anime.