Will charm thy Dragon Quest fan yet may sully non-musou addicts
Dragon quest has a long history dating back to the Famicom/NES day. It has popularity surpassing even Final Fantasy in the land of the rising sun. Creator Yuji Hori along with an external development team – Omega Force – have decided to give fans a taste of things to come with the release of this Dynasty Warriors-styled Dragon Quest Game. Musou is the name of the genre Dynasty Warriors utilized and there have been many Game IPs that have been jumping on the musou bandwagon as well. Dragon Quest is a recent one and has added in a few RPG elements into the mix as well such as utilizing magic and being able to upgrade equipment and such.
The story is your quintessential save the world trope with darkness threatening to spew over the land unless it is stopped by a certain cast of heroes. These heroes consist of Lucas and Aurora who are captains of the Royal Guard. Together with other characters joining along the way they must defend the kingdom of Arba from Velesco who wants to awaken the black dragon Shadroth.