More on Dragon Warrior IV cancellation

[03.07.02] » Cause of death: Heart failure.

   While Enix may be citing slow PlayStation sales as the reason behind the cancellation of the U.S. release of PSone remake of Dragon Warrior IV, the latest issue of the Official PlayStation Magazine sheds further light on the subject. Heartbeat, the developer behind Dragon Warrior VII and the remake of Dragon Warrior IV, which reused DWVII's engine, recently withdrew from all software development, taking with it any chance for a US localization for the remake.

   While many gamers assume the English localizations are handled in the US, it is often the case that the original developer is responsible for the tricky programming behind implementing the new text. With no internal development of its own, and no support from the original team, Enix America's decision to drop the title certainly makes sense.

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