Dragon Quest VIII 3DS poster shows new characters

See how the 3DS version looks compared to the PS2 version.

Japanese game shops are starting to receive promotional materials for the upcoming 3DS release of Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King.

Here’s a poster for the game provided by the Nariyuki Game Shop Blog:

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As you can see, new playable characters Red and Morrie have been nonchalantly added to the rest of the cast artwork. The 3DS version also adds new scenarios, full voice-overs, and music by the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra.

The bottom of the poster provides some new screenshots:

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NeoGAF users went ahead and grabbed these screenshots from the original PS2 version to compare with:

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Dragon Quest VIII is due out for 3DS in Japan on August 27.

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