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Dragon Quest studio Heartbeat to relaunch

Manabu Yamana promises more information next year

Heartbeat, the studio behind Dragon Quest 6 and Dragon Quest 7, is about to be resurrected by Manabu Yamana, who was the original founder of the company and is now CEO of Genius Sonority .

"I restart the Heartbeat!" he tweeted.

"Heartbeat but has remained silent for 10 years, we decided to restart. Use business perspectives that are different from the past. For more information I will publish a web page in the next year."

Yamana's Genius Sonority is best known for its Pokémon titles, (most recently Learn with Pokémon: Typing Adventure in 2011) but also worked on Dragon Quest Swords: The Masked Queen and the Tower of Mirrors for the Wii.

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