- “The Hero” from Dragon Quest is the next downloadable
character coming to“Super
Smash Bros. Ultimate” this summer.
- “Dragon Quest” is a legendary series of roleplaying
games, rivaling “Final
Fantasy” in both age and international popularity. “The Hero”
represents the protagonists from multiple Dragon Quest
- With designs by “Dragon Ball” creator Akira Toriyama,
the “Dragon Quest” heroes have distinct looks but share the same
moveset. They different heroes will be included as selectable
costumes, similar to Bowser Jr and the Koopa Kids.
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“Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” will welcome multiple protagonists
from the “Dragon Quest” series as a single downloadable character
called “The Hero.”
While the early “Dragon Quest” games struggled to find an
audience in America due to issues with imports and translations,
the series is wildly celebrated for helping kick start an entire
genre of turn-based roleplaying games in Japan. The “Dragon Quest”
characters are designed by “Dragon Ball” creator Akira Toriyama,
whose distinct art style has also influenced generations of
animators and video game developers.
Much like Bowser Jr and the Koopa Kids, players will be able to
choose between the protagonists of “Dragon Quest XI,” “Dragon Quest
VIII,” “Dragon Quest III,” and “Dragon Quest IV.” They’ll all share
the same moveset, which includes a mix of sword and shield attacks
and a few magic spells.
revealed The Hero as the next “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate”
character during the presentation at E3, the biggest gaming event
of the year. He’s the second of three characters included in the
“Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” fighter pass, and is expected to
arrive in Summer 2019. The
third character is Banjo-Kazooie, who is scheduled to join the
roster this fall.
Each downloadable character in “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” also
comes with a distinct stage based on their original game, and each
downloadable character can be purchased individually for $5.99.
Check out the full reveal trailer for the “Dragon Quest” hero
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The next 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' character pays homage to a legendary gaming franchise