Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker Goes Gold

September 14, 2007

DRAGON QUEST MONSTERS: JOKER GOES
GOLD

Select Retailers Offering
Exclusive Pre-order Item

Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of
Square Enix™ interactive entertainment products in North America, has confirmed
today that DRAGON QUEST® MONSTERS: Joker for the Nintendo DS™ has gone gold, and
is on schedule to ship to retailers on November 6, 2007. Additionally, Square
Enix, Inc. announced a special pre-order incentive at select retailers. Fans who
pre-order a copy of DRAGON QUEST MONSTERS: Joker at Amazon.com, EBGames/GameStop,
EBGames Canada and GameCrazy will receive an exclusive Green Bays Map Screen
Wipe. Keep your screens shining and show off your DRAGON QUEST pride with this
screen wiper, navigational map, and stylish accessory rolled into one convenient
package!

Story

Enter the world of DRAGON QUEST
MONSTERS: Joker as the young hero, locked in a prison by your own father, the
leader of a mysterious organization known as CELL. Released under orders to
enter the Monster Scout Challenge, you will embark on a journey starting with a
single monster and a scout ring, unaware of the dark and mysterious intentions
that surround the competition.

Features

  • The “big three” comprised of
    series creator Yuji Horii, legendary manga artist Akira Toriyama, and renowned
    composer Koichi Sugiyama, team up once again to create an unforgettable gaming
    experience

  • Witness the same breathtaking
    visuals that brought Akira Toriyama’s art to life in DRAGON QUEST VIII:
    Journey of the Cursed King®

  • Create new species as you
    synthesize customized monsters from a selection of more than 200 different
    DRAGON QUEST creatures

  • Experience an innovative and
    exciting mix of the monster arena battles from DRAGON QUEST VIII and
    traditional

  • DRAGON QUEST gameplay Challenge
    your friends via local wireless play to see whose team is the strongest

  • Robust Nintendo® Wi-Fi Connection
    component allows players to upload and download monster team data for battle
    on their Nintendo DS systems

DRAGON QUEST MONSTERS: Joker is
rated E10+ (Everyone 10 and older). Please visit the Entertainment Software
Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.com for more information about ratings.
DRAGON QUEST MONSTERS: Joker will be available at North American retailers for
the suggested retail price of $39.99(USD). The official website can be found at

http://na.square-enix.com/dqmj/