New ways to adventure!

DRAGON QUEST® VIII: Journey of the Cursed King, the classic RPG, is now even more fun to play on the Nintendo 3DS™ system. Check out some of the new features that have been added to the Nintendo 3DS version of the game.

Updated story

New heroes, new monsters, new story moments, and even a (possible) new ending have been added to the already rich storyline in this classic game.

Meet the heroes

New characters

New monsters

New story added

Enhanced gameplay

See your enemies in the field before you fight and speed up your battles with these new gameplay features, exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS system.

Quicker pace

Whether it’s battling monsters or brewing up new items in the Alchemy Pot, this version of DRAGON QUEST VIII: Journey of the Cursed King has been fine-tuned for a new, streamlined experience. Plus, with the portability of the Nintendo 3DS and the new ability to quick save at any time during the game, you can pick up the adventure anytime—or anywhere—you like!

Learn how to use the new, faster Alchemy Pot with a few recipes to get you started.

Get cooking

Say cheese!

For the first time, you can take pictures inside the world of DRAGON QUEST. Share your shots with friends via the StreetPass™ feature and complete Photo Challenges to earn in-game items.

Cameron’s Camera Tips

Need some help getting the perfect pic? Let our resident photography expert, Cameron Obscura, offer some advice:

Golden Slimes have been all the rage recently, try and find them in each town.

Take the Cameron Challenge!

Famed photography enthusiast Cameron Obscura will offer you several photo challenges, like capturing a picture of certain locations or rare monsters. Land the shot, and Cameron will reward you with valuable prizes.

Hard-to-find and unique monsters are out and about—snap a picture before defeating them!

Cameron will often request photos of rare oddities, like the strange torture device in Maella Abbey.

Explore the world of DRAGON QUEST