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Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride (Nintendo DS)

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Hand of the Heavenly Bride is the second remake of the original version of Dragon Quest V, and is largely based on the Playstation 2 remake with its enhanced gameplay and 3D graphics with camera rotation, though lacking its physical interactivity features and toning down the graphics.

This version adds several new features, such as improved interface (with pictures of the heroes' faces in menus, which were absent in both previous versions), the ability to converse with the party members at any point, and some enhancements to the story, the most notable of which is an introduction of a new young woman the hero can marry (in additions to two others in the previous versions).

This is also the first version of Dragon Quest V with an official English translation. Some people and town names were changed in the English language versions to sound more similar to real names in European languages.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Dragon Quest: The Hand of the Heavenly Bride" -- UK title
  • "Dragon Quest: La Sposa del Destino" -- Italian title
  • "Dragon Quest: La Prometida Celestial" -- Spanish title
  • "Dragon Quest: La Fiancée céleste" -- French title
  • "Dragon Quest: Die Hand der Himmelsbraut" -- German title

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Gaming since 198x Oct 06, 2010 5 out of 5 100
GameFocus Mar 16, 2009 9.1 out of 10 91
Game Revolution Apr 02, 2009 A- 91
Games Radar Feb 13, 2009 9 out of 10 90
Multiplayer.it Mar 05, 2009 9 out of 10 90
GamingTrend Mar, 2009 89 out of 100 89
Gamer.nl Feb 25, 2009 8 out of 10 80
NGamer Feb 21, 2009 7.5 out of 10 75
Game Informer Magazine Mar, 2009 7.5 out of 10 75
Cynamite Mar 28, 2009 7 out of 10 70

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Cor 13 (172952) added Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride (Nintendo DS) on Aug 30, 2009