Originally released for NES in 1988 and soft-launched on iOS in Japan last September, Dragon Quest III is the concluding installment in the Erdrick trilogy from the popular Dragon Quest series of role-playing games. Chronologically, however, its a prequel installment whose story revolves around the hero:
On the morning of their sixteenth birthday, the child of Ortega, hero of the land of Aliahan, is charged with a seemingly impossible task by the King himself: to slay the Archfiend Baramos, master of darkness! What trials await our intrepid hero as they set out to take on a quest not even their legendary father was strong enough to complete?
Dragon Quest III for iOS features a customizable party system, changeable vocations, intuitive controls, and over 30 hours of gameplay. It also boasts synthesizer sounds by the classical composer Koichi Sugiyama and manga illustrations by Akira Toriyama of Dragon Ball fame.