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Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King (PlayStation 2)

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King Screenshots

PlayStation 2 version

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King PlayStation 2 Square Enix Logo (Squeenix)

Square Enix Logo (Squeenix)

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King PlayStation 2 Level 5, the creators of the Dark Cloud series are behind DQVIII

Level 5, the creators of the Dark Cloud series are behind DQVIII

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King PlayStation 2 The Hero, Yangus, Trode and the Princess, are featured briefly in the short opening movie

The Hero, Yangus, Trode and the Princess, are featured briefly in the short opening movie

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King PlayStation 2 Dragon Quest VII Title Screen

Dragon Quest VII Title Screen

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King PlayStation 2 Yangus and Trode talk with some very British sailors

Yangus and Trode talk with some very British sailors

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King PlayStation 2 NPCs sometimes change their dialogue depending on the time of day, quests you've done, or even with which character you have leading the party.

NPCs sometimes change their dialogue depending on the time of day, quests you've done, or even with which character you have leading the party.

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King PlayStation 2 Facing off against some skeletons in a dungeon

Facing off against some skeletons in a dungeon

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King PlayStation 2 Angelo using Fire Slash on some enemies

Angelo using Fire Slash on some enemies

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King PlayStation 2 The Hero attempts to Intimidate the enemy.  Successfully scaring the enemy can cause them to retreat, sometimes leaving valuable treasures behind.

The Hero attempts to Intimidate the enemy. Successfully scaring the enemy can cause them to retreat, sometimes leaving valuable treasures behind.

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King PlayStation 2 Spoils of war

Spoils of war

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King PlayStation 2 When leveling up you have the choice of where to place the characters skill points.  There are not enough skill points available to master everything so choose wisely.

When leveling up you have the choice of where to place the characters skill points. There are not enough skill points available to master everything so choose wisely.

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King PlayStation 2 Inventory screen.. Note the bunny ears.  Getting a complete bunny suit changes Jessica's appearance.

Inventory screen.. Note the bunny ears. Getting a complete bunny suit changes Jessica's appearance.

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King PlayStation 2 Close-up of Jessica wearing her original dress.

Close-up of Jessica wearing her original dress.

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King PlayStation 2 As with the previous game, breaking pots and barrels can net you nice loot.  Yangus here is getting ready to smash.

As with the previous game, breaking pots and barrels can net you nice loot. Yangus here is getting ready to smash.