Drakengard, known in japan as drag-on dragoon, is a series of action role-playing video games. The eponymous first game in the series was released in 2003 on the playstation 2, and has since been followed by a sequel, a prequel, and a spin-off. It was conceived by takamasa shiba and takuya iwasaki as a gameplay hybrid between ace combat and dynasty warriors 2. Drakengard, known in japan as drag-on dragoon, is a 2003 action role-playing video game developed by cavia and published by square enix for the playstation 2. The game is the first installment of the drakengard series and features a mixture of ground-based hack-and-slash, aerial combat, and role-playing elements which have become a staple of the series. drakengard looks decent but, ultimately, not all that good. drakengard is unique to the beat-em up genre in many ways. The game is a lot more story-heavy than every other similar game out there, and the story of drakengard is surprisingly more original and refreshing than most of square enixs rpgs. Ps3-exclusive sequel to dragon-themed action game series to also come in 10th anniversary box set no north american and european plans as of yet. Drakengard has an unusual protagonist as he actually enjoys war and works off his own desires rather than morality. The game has multiple characters with dark backstories and multiple endings.