RUMOR: Square Enix Trademarks Holey Heroes, Possible Dragon Quest VII 3DS Localization?

Saturday, February 7th, 2015

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News has surfaced of a trademark from Square Enix for both Europe and the United States regarding a new video game. The trademark for both shows a name consisting of two words: Holey Heroes.

Holey Heroes US Trademark - Possibly Dragon Quest VII?

While this may sound unrelated to a Dragon Quest game, there are a few of things to take into account. One, according to volunteers for the site, the plot for DQ7 does deal with “holes” in the world. Two, Square Enix has had a history of alliteration in their Dragon Quest subtitles on Nintendo consoles (Chapters of the Chosen, Hand of the Heavenly Bride, Realms of Revelation/Reverie, Sentinals of the Starry Skies). Three, Nintendo may still not be willing to put any sort of religious reference on a game for its consoles, which would put the literal translation of the subtitle, Warriors of Eden, in jeopardy.

All I know for sure is this: if this turns out to be an iOS game, WE RIOT!


This article originally had a link to the trademark page for the United States. However, the page does not appear when you click the link. If you wish, you can search for it at the United States Patent and Trademark Office site.

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