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Square Enix Reveals Next Dragon Quest Title On The Nintendo Wii

DRAGON QUEST SWORDS: The Masked Queen and the Tower of Mirrors

Los Angeles (May 8, 2006)

Square Enix, Co., Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan, Square Enix), a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software and services, announced the latest title in the DRAGON QUEST universe-and the first to make the jump to next-generation consoles. Unveiled at Square Enix's E3 2006 press event, DRAGON QUEST SWORDS: The Masked Queen and the Tower of Mirrors will be released for the Nintendo Wii.

"Since 1986, the DRAGON QUEST series has gained acceptance around the world and has been a staple of video gaming history," said Yuu Miyake, Executive Producer, Square Enix. "We believe its appeal lies in simplicity that anyone can enjoy, and the excitement of becoming a hero in an epic adventure. With the Nintendo Wii, we believe that these aspects of the DRAGON QUEST experience can be taken to a whole new level of fun and interaction."

DRAGON QUEST SWORDS: The Masked Queen and the Tower of Mirrors is being developed with every aspect of the unique Wii hardware in mind. Additional details, including ship date and pricing, will be announced at a later date.

Product Summary
Scenario and Game Design: Yuji Horii
Character Design: Akira Toriyama
Music: Koichi Sugiyama

About Square Enix Co., Ltd. and Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix Co., Ltd. (Square Enix) develops, publishes, and distributes entertainment content including interactive entertainment software and publications in Japan, North America, Europe, and Asia. Square Enix brings two of Japan's best-selling franchises-FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 68 million units worldwide, and DRAGON QUEST, which has sold over 40 million units worldwide-under one roof. Square Enix is one of the most influential providers of digital entertainment content in the world and continues to push the boundaries of creativity and innovation. For additional information about Square Enix visit:

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