Square Enix announced today that Dragon Quest Heroes is officially coming to North America and Europe in 2015 exclusively on PS4.  Heroes is going to be a full scale action RPG, a first for the series, but will not lose sight of what has made the series special.  Additionally Akira Toriyama (world renown artist) is reprising his role within the series designing the characters and the monsters that will populate the world.

dragon quest heroesKoei Tecmo’s Omega Force studio is also assisting in the development of the game, bringing their high pedigree of design for action games to the table.

This will be the first Dragon Quest game to hit consoles since Dragon Quest VIII in 2004.  Excluding the 2012 Japan only release of Dragon Quest X (which was a MMORPG).

[Source: Square Enix]