"Dragon Quest VIII maintains its status as one of the finest JRPGs in this fine 3DS edition." - IGN

Break the curse.

Save the world.

Wage battle against a twisted magician’s plot to rule humanity in DRAGON QUEST® VIII: Journey of the Cursed King, a genre-defining role-playing game for the Nintendo 3DS™ system.

Wage turn-based battles against more than 250 monsters designed by famed artist Akira Toriyama. Upgrade your warriors’ skills to learn mighty attacks and collect new items to change their appearance. Untold possibilities await in this massive, monstrous world!

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New features
New features
Find out what’s new in Nintendo 3DS version.
Monsters
Monsters
See some of your fearsome foes.
Monster arena
Monster arena
Can you build the ultimate team of monster fighters?
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Characters
Characters
Meet the stars of the story.
Battle system
Battle system
Learn some winning strategy for taking down enemies.
Alchemy pot
Alchemy pot
Cook up some adventure with King Trode!