Dragon Quest 3 HD-2D Remake is an update to the classic JRPG originally released for the NES. This game features a beautiful combination of pixel art and 3D effects. It was announced during the Dragon Quest Day celebrations in May 2021, but since then Square Enix has not revealed any details about the platforms it will be available on or the release date.
In a recent interview during the World Cosplay Summit 2023 in Nagoya, Yuji Horii, creator of the Dragon Quest saga, gave a small update on the game’s development. Horii mentioned that he participated in playtests and monitored and reviewed the project from the beginning. Additionally, he pointed out the importance of starting development for the game’s success.
When asked about his involvement in the development of Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince, Horii compared his role to that of Dragon Quest 3 HD-2D Remake. He explained that his involvement was similar, as he had experience creating the original Dragon Quest III game and could provide valuable advice for the new version.
The producer of the Dragon Quest 3 HD 2D remake, Masaaki Hayasaki, expressed his hope that this remake will allow different audiences to experience the game from a new perspective. From the adults who played the original game when it was released, to the children who will discover it for the first time. Hayasaki also mentioned the goal of a simultaneous worldwide release on home consoles, although the release date has not yet been set.
In summary, Dragon Quest 3 HD-2D Remake is an exciting update to a classic JRPG designed to appeal to a wide audience. With an impressive artistic portion and the support of Yuji Horii, this remake promises to offer a new experience for fans of the saga and new players alike.