A remake of 1998's Game Boy Color title Dragon Quest Monsters is officially heading to the 3DS, Square Enix has confirmed. The 3DS version will include all of the beasts from Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2, as well as some new monsters and stories. Dragon Quest Monsters is expected to hit the 3DS in Japan in 2012.
As Monster Scouts, players can recruit wild monsters to build a team and battle against other players in this turn-based role-playing game. Each year, monster scouts from around the world gather to compete for the title of world’s greatest scout. Players crash-land on a mysterious island after their airship is struck by lightning. They must rescue their missing passengers and crew members by fighting various enemies using their own monster parties. The only way off the island is to solve its many mysteries.