It's a formula gamers are all too familiar with. First step: Release a game (and hope it sells a bunch). Second step: As time goes on and the sales pile up, gain interest in your product again through a discounted re-release. Rinse and repeat.
Enter: Dragon Quest IX
, Final Fantasy IV
, Dragon Quest IV
and Dragon Quest V
, a line-up of games to be branded under Square Enix's 'Ultimate Hits
' (partial machine translation
) line of DS games. Square Enix is gearing up to re-release these games this March, at a discounted ¥2,940 (around $32). That's cheap, considering most DS games release there for around $50.