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Hyrule Warriors Legends

Hyrule Warriors Legends is releasing in Japan on January 21

The 3DS re-release of Koei Tecmo’s Zelda game, Hyrule Warriors, has been dated in Japan. We also got a shiny new trailer showing off what's new in the game. Hyrule Warriors Legends, which introduces a crapton of new stuff to the game...

 
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Samurai Warriors

FUNimation will stream the Samurai Warriors anime soon

Samurai Warriors 4 came and went earlier this year, and for Warriors fans, it was definitely worth picking up. The Samurai train isn't over though, as an anime called Sengoku Musou will be debuting next year, and FUNimation h...

 
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Koei Tecmo absorbing JRPG-developer Gust

Koei Tecmo bought developer Gust in 2011. According to a recent press release, Koei is absorbing its former subsidiary, which is known for the Atelier and Ar tonelico series. While Gust will no longer exist as a company, the Gust ...

 
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Bladestorm remake

PS3/360 strategy game Bladestorm getting remade for some reason

Next you're going to tell me someone is remaking Runaway with Tom Selleck and Gene Simmons. Well, that would be less surprising. What's a random movie from 2007? Someone's going to remake Stardust? In the Name of the King: A Dunge...

 
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Dynasty Warriors

Dynasty Warriors 8 launches alongside PS4 in Japan

Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends will launch alongside the PlayStation 4 in Japan on February 22, 2014. The title is also coming to PlayStation 3 and PS Vita in Japan on November 8, 2013.

 
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Fatal Frame

Sony takes Fatal Frame 2 in for repairs this week on PSN

Fatal Frame 2: Crimson Butterfly is going in for repairs this week. The digital version of the survival horror classic has been plagued with a myriad of technical issues since its release on PlayStation Network earlier this year. The f...

 
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Once Piece: PW2

One Piece: PW2 trailer showcases the Straw Hat Crew

If you're itching for more One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 footage, Namco Bandai and Koei have just debuted a new trailer that showcases a bit of the game's premise, and more gameplay. Pirate Warriors 2 will be coming later this year on the P...

 
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DOA 5 Ultimate

Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate is going free-to-play

Though it is a perfectly functional and fun fighting game, Dead or Alive 5 didn't exactly set the fighting game scene ablaze. It sold well enough at least, but Team Ninja plans to breathe new life into the game by making Dead or Alive 5: Ul...

 
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Fatal Frame

Fatal Frame 2: Crimson Butterfly floats to PSN this week

Fatal Frame 2: Crimson Butterfly is creeping its way onto PlayStation Network this week. Its arrival is hot on the heels of the original Fatal Frame, which only landed on Sony's online service a few short weeks ago.  Based on...

 
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Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper: Fight a Lu Bu army on Wii U

Upon watching the new trailer for Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper, one of the launch titles for Wii U, I had to go back a bit. Did it say battle an all Lu Bu army? And you can fight them with tigers? And Ryu Hayabusa? Why the hell not, I gues...

 
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Preview: Pokemon Conquest

I made the harrowing decision to pass on Pokémon Black and White when they released, which I never expected to do, as an avid fan of Pokémon. It’s still a choice that doesn’t sit quite well with me (I think Smuglea...

 
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One thing that's worried me about Dynasty Warriors 7 is the feeling that every character will have the same moveset thanks to the fact that weapons can be shared amongst them. We've been chatting with lead producer about ...   read

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Dynasty Warriors 7 getting online co-op

Koei has revealed, by way of Famitsu, that Dynasty Warriors 7 will not only be bringing back split-screen co-op, it will also boast online co-operative play. This marks the first time a main entry (not a spin-off) into the Dynasty Warriors ...

 
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Here's a ludicrous amount of Dynasty Warriors 7 screens

When you woke up this morning, you prayed to your God of choice that you'd visit Destructoid and have a silly amount of Dynasty Warriors 7 images to gawk at. Well, you're in motherfrigging luck, son! Here is a bunch of screens and CG artwor...

 
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Tecmo Koei reveals its Tokyo Game Show line-up

Tecmo Koei has announce its Tokyo Game Show line-up and the words "ninja," "gaiden," "dead," "or," and "alive" are sadly absent. Here's what they'll be showing on the floor: TRINITY: Souls of Zill O'll (PS3) Warriors: Legends of Troy (PS3/...

 
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ESRB text for Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage is rad

We already know that upcoming game Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage is hilarious. I'm already jazzed for this ridiculous game, and I'm sure you are too. The newly listed ESRB summary for the Xbox 360 and PS3 title does it justice, as you'...

 
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People asplode in Fist of the North Star

It's probably been about fifteen years since I last saw Fist of the North Star in any form. Long enough, at least, that there are only two things I clearly remember about it: A really close-in shot of fingers being forcibly pressed into a ...

 
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Tecmo Koei's E3 line-up is short but sweet

The Japanese unified power of Tecmo and Koei is only bringing four games to E3 this year. No portable stuff. No Wii stuff. Just serious games. I'm all for the First of the North Star game. Ken's Revenge, coming to the Xbox 360 and PS3 and i...

 
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Nerdgasm: Koei's Romance of the Three Kingdoms on iPad

I'm big enough of a nerd to feel comfortable telling you that Koei's older historical simulation/strategy games are some of my favorite games ever. Two that will always sit high on my list of beloved games are Genghis Khan and Romance of th...

 
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Captain Obvious: Ninja Gaiden 3 pub says Ninja Gaiden 3 will be good

Hey, get this: Ninja Gaiden publisher Tecmo Koei says that Ninja Gaiden 3 is going to be a good game. While not officially announced, Tecmo Koei senior managing director Yoshiki Sugiyama is already talking up the sequel. "Ninja Gaiden is su...

 
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Hatchet buried: Tecmo Koei wishes Itagaki well

Aww! How sweet. It seems that they're all over the sour split drama when bad ass game maker Tomonobu Itagaki left Tecmo awhile back, taking much of Team Ninja with him. There was a lawsuit, unpaid wages and bonuses and threats of katana use...

 
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Fist of the North Star game has useless motorcycles in it

Most Koei games make it a point to show that riding things is pointless. Dynasty Warriors and other related titles all include the riding of horses, but the only reward for a player choosing to do so is death. Riding a horse is a death s...

 
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Samurai Warriors 3: Gackt, 80,000 more at festival

Wow, what a promotional event. To promote Wii game Samurai Warriors 3, Koei is pulling out all the stops. We already knew that Japanese superstar GACKT was involved. He ended up doing some voice acting for the title, but more importantly, h...

 
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TGS 09: Koei Tecmo teases Fist of the North Star for 2010

Koei Tecmo has teased a new game at the Tokyo Game Show, and while the teaser may very well be one of the lamest of all time, the name attached to it, Hokuto no Ken (Fist of the North Star) has gotten people talking. This is personally a ne...

 
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TGS 09: Dynasty Warriors Strikeforce has online!

When Dynasty Warriors Strikeforce was released on PSP, the common consensus among fans (myself included) was that it should have been on home consoles and included online co-op. Well, here's a brand new trailer for Dynasty Warriors Strikefo...

 
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TGS 09: Here, have a Trinity: Souls of Zill O'll trailer

Koei is known for its strategy games and its endless hack n' slash sequels. One thing it's not really famous for is its RPG library, so I'm very eager to see how Trinity: Souls of Zill O'll fares when it finally arrives. A brand new trailer...

 
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TGS 09: Warriors: Legends of Troy has dramatic trailer

As always, Koei has plenty of stuff going on at the Tokyo Game Show and as always, it's left to me to post about it. Here's a fresh new trailer for Koei Canada's Warriors: Legends of Troy. This new direction for Koei's long-running Warriors...

 
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TGS 09: Dynasty Warriors Online coming to PS3

Hell yeah! Koei has today announced that Dynasty Warriors Online is coming to the PlayStation 3 in 2010, bringing the previously PC-exclusive DW game to consoles for the first time. Dynasty Warriors Online is a free-to-play hack n' slash MM...

 
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Ninja Gaiden invades Dynasty Warriors

It's the moment we've all been waiting for. The Tecmo/Koei merger has finally resulted in the inevitable crossover between Ninja Gaiden and Dynasty Warriors, with Ryu Hayabusa slated to appear as an unlockable character in the PS3 version o...

 
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Only 8% of Koei's sales come from outside Japan

I knew Koei had more success inside Japan than outside, but I had no idea that the figures were quite so dramatic. Sony has revealed that 91.8% of Koei's sales are made within Japan, naming and shaming the publisher as the least internation...

 

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So, I ordered a new graphics comes the new have no interest in the heard people talk about trading on Steam but everything Ive read seems know if thats a thing that can be done safely?

 
TheLimoMaker

On the final boss of Dark Souls Wish it was better The lore implications are superb, but the awful tracking attacks and cheap magic shots are things I will never let slide I was expecting an awesome one-on-one duel, I got a pansy magic

 
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Ratchet and Clank is now my Even though Dark Souls also came out this Because you can turn bosses into This is And yes, I know the PS4 capture footage shows how utterly shit I am at

 
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TotalBiscuit? No Red lobster cheddar biscuit? Ill fuck that shit up in a heartbeat, sign me up

 
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Man FFXIV seems like THE MMO right So much stuff is New dungeons, new raids, new trials, new features like Palace of the Dead, a new collab with level 5 and yokai watch, and much Thats just a patch

 
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Playing FF6 and Im thinking, thieves in Zozo never thought a dude with a chainsaw would show up

 
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I was goofing around invading in Dark Souls III and saw something kinda funny: I had to fight off two guys (I obviously wasnt trying to kill them) when another phantom got summoned to After they both killed me, the other guy arrived way too

 
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Just a reminder that Guiles Theme in SFV is

 
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The new Ratchet and Clank has easily secured a place on my top 5 games of 2016 through sheer virtue of it containing a Trophy that is unlocked by turning a helicopter into a That is

 
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Oh hey, I just noticed I recently crossed the five-year mark as an active, non-lurking member of this community!

 
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Suddenly I want a Fatal Fury hat

 
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Ok, Pontiff Hes maybe a bit But not in a good Random Many with animations too fast to react When I beat him I feel like itll be more luck than

 
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So, with DS2 I came to like the game less and less over I really liked it at Thakfully I seem to be having the opposite experience with I was maybe skeptical at first but now I stop thinking about how Im going to replay it over and over

 
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Was Super Mario 64 really that great? Never owned it, played a few times at a friends My N64 time was spent on 007, OoT, BanjoKazooie, Mario Kart,

 
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If you guys have the time, do a solid for your favorite LPer or youtube personality and take some time to let people know what videos have inspired you to go out and support the developers/film links in the

 
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I was feeling drained the last few Was looking forward to watching legends of tomorrow tonight but it turns out the recording was This is one of those times I get so salty about the tiniest

 
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Still on my Kill la Kill kick (la Gotta share this amazing piece of art I got over the weekend from a local artist at this awesome little game Dude was even kind enough to sign it (even if I did cover it with the frame)

 
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