Anime News Network:
The July issue of Shueisha's V Jump magazine will announce details on Thursday for the new scenario in the upcoming Nintendo 3DS port of Square Enix's 2004 PlayStation 2 role-playing game Dragon Quest VIII: Sora to Umi to Daichi to Norowareshi Himegimi (Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King).
The new scenario will center around the past of the jester Dhoulmagus, and the childhood of the game's protagonist. Dhoulmagus serves as the initial antagonist of the game. The magazine will also reveal two screenshots from the scenario, featuring Dhoulmagus and the game protagonist.