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LOS ANGELES (Apr. 20, 2017) -- Today’s release of the “Meet the Heroes” trailer rounds out the 15 playable characters that appear in the action-RPG, DRAGON QUEST HEROES™ II , which launches on April 25 th. The latest entry in this video series features DRAGON QUEST® IV’s rogue trader and newcomer to the series, Torneko Taloon, and his array of unconventional weapons that plow through hordes of enemies. The video also showcases fan-favorites and returning heroes from DRAGON QUEST IV, Alena, the vivacious martial artist, and Kiryl, her steadfast defender.


The “Meet the Heroes, Part VII: Alena, Kiryl & Torneko” trailer is available to view on YouTube: https://youtu.be/-v9wssYHH6Y.


The entire “Meet the Heroes” video series is available on the official Dragon Quest YouTube channel ( http://bit.ly/DQH2Hero), where fans can familiarize themselves with heroes both old and new:


Lazarel, Teresa & Healix - Watch dedicated military cadets and new characters Lazarel and Teresa, along with the helpful healing slimekick Healix, lead a band of powerful heroes on a quest to defeat evil and save the war-torn world.


Desdemona & Cesar – Meet the dashing axe-wielding envoy of the High King, Desdemona and the cool and powerful Prince of Dunisia, Cesar, who are both new and original characters in DRAGON QUEST HEROES II.


Maribel & Ruff - Maribel and Ruff, the young heroes from DRAGON QUEST VII, have been mysteriously transported to the world of DRAGON QUEST HEROES II and must fight to prove themselves as valuable additions to the party.


Carver & Terry - DRAGON QUEST VI’s Terry and Carver join the enemy’s side and unleash their devastating brawling power upon the heroes, raising questions around whose side they are actually fighting for.


Meena & Maya - While these sisters from DRAGON QUEST IV may look alike, the similarities end with their looks. With completely different tastes in weapons, spells and fashion, the siblings meet the heroes and reveal their powerful abilities in battle.


Jessica & Angelo - Meet two powerful heroes from DRAGON QUEST VIII, returning character Jessica and newcomer Angelo, as the two sling arrows, cast spells and toss sexy beams to take down hordes of monsters.



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DRAGON QUEST HEROES II is releasing for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and STEAM® on April 25, 2017. Players who pre-order the Day One Explorer’s Edition will receive 15 in-game bonus weapons, and those who preorder through the PlayStation®Store will receive exclusive items including a PlayStation®4 theme, DRAGON QUEST 1 Hero Costume and a special “Healix the Hero” recipe for DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS . A free demo is also available now to download via the PlayStation®Store ( http://sqex.to/DQH2Demo).


This game is rated T (Teen). Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.org for more information about ratings.


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