Square Enix's Dragon Quest Swords has been released in North America today, February 19, 2008. Just like with previous titles, Square Enix has decided to hype the game by releasing an official statement to the press. If you are wondering how this game is going to be, here's the story, taken from the press release:
"Five years have passed since the defeat of the Deathbringer, and the kingdom of Avalonia joyously celebrates what seems to be an everlasting era of peace. However, a closer look reveals that things are amiss. Calamity arises within the kingdom, as unfamiliar and powerful monsters invade the outskirts of town. With the Deathbringer gone, what explanation is there for the onset of these monsters? And what of the queen, who has come to hide her face behind a strange mask? Make your way through the perilous journey, solve the baffling mysteries and return order to Avalonia."