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3:00 AM on 06.26.2014

Atelier Rorona Plus is now available on PSN for PS3 and Vita

Atelier series fans, be on the lookout for Atelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of Arland, on PSN as a digital release for PS3 and PS Vita. An enhanced version of the original game, it includes new characters, a new story, and ...

Brittany Vincent

5:00 PM on 06.25.2014

Ar Nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star is coming to Europe, but US release uncertain

Ar Nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star is a sci-fi/fantasy RPG from Tecmo Koei Europe that may or may not be releasing in the US. Figured we'd get that out of the way for anyone who might be interested after reading the synopsis. ...

Brittany Vincent

1:30 PM on 06.25.2014

Tecmo Koei Europe is changing their name to Koei Tecmo

Remember when Namco Bandai (or was it Bandai Namco) changed their name? Well Tecmo Koei is doing the same thing, as their European branch is changing their title to -- wait for it -- Koei Tecmo Europe. For years it was known ...

Chris Carter

2:15 PM on 06.16.2014

Hyrule Warriors may be reskinned Dynasty Warriors, but it's pretty

It is exactly Dynasty Warriors, but pretty enough that I almost want to play it regardless. And I'm not even a huge Zelda fan. Also, this is going to make so much money. 

Steven Hansen



Hyrule Warriors is more Warriors than Hyrule photo
Hyrule Warriors is more Warriors than Hyrule
by Dale North

You knew that upcoming Wii U title Hyrule Warriors would be a blend of Tecmo Koei's Dynasty Warriors and Nintendo's Legend of Zelda. But I'm here to tell you that the gameplay is much more like Dynasty Warriors than I thought it would be. Not that that's a bad thing.

The Zelda side is like the yummy icing on the top.

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4:30 PM on 06.03.2014

Samurai Warriors 4 hacks and slashes west this October

Samurai Warriors 4 will launch in North America on October 21 and throughout Europe starting October 24, publisher Tecmo Koei announced today. The action game from developer Omega Force supports both co-operative play and cr...

Kyle MacGregor





11:00 AM on 06.01.2014

Koei conjures a batch of Atelier Rorona Plus trailers

Atelier Rorona Plus is coming to western shores in just a few short weeks, and, as the title suggests, the alchemical adventure been kitted out with a myriad of enhancements. Curious about what exactly that entails? Wel...

Kyle MacGregor

2:15 PM on 05.27.2014

Nintendo and Tecmo explain how Hyrule Warriors happened

I'm still surprised Hyrule Warriors exists and it's not because of the gratuitous cleavage. My favorite Zelda director, Eiji Aonuma, is apparently supervisor on the Tecmo project, which is being produced by Hisashi Koinuma an...

Steven Hansen

9:00 AM on 05.23.2014

Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate in development for PS4 and Xbox One

Tecmo Koei sends word that Warriors 3 Orochi 3 Ultimate is in development for the PS4 and Xbox One (both $59.99) as well as the PS3 ($49.99) and PS Vita ($39.99). This will be the series debut on the new generation of console...

Dale North

7:57 AM on 05.23.2014

Hyrule Warriors: New screenshots and details

Nintendo knows we're excited about Hyrule Warriors, the upcoming Wii U game that blends the action of Tecmo Koei's Dynasty Warriors with the characters of the Zelda games. As for those "unexpected" playable characters, you we...

Dale North

1:00 PM on 05.22.2014

Here's a bunch more Hyrule Warriors screenshots

Lots of talk about Hyrule Warriors as of late! Leading up to E3 next month, the official Japanese website for the game has opened. It features more in-depth character profiles for Link and Impa, the two currently announced pl...

Jordan Devore

9:00 PM on 05.21.2014

Get down and dirty with 'Ultimate Training Gear' DLC costumes for Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate

Ever wanted to dress up your Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate fighters like cheerleaders or track team sweethearts? You probably want the Ultimate Training Gear DLC pack, rocking 12 different outfits, like "tacky cheerleader un...

Brittany Vincent

5:30 PM on 05.21.2014

Samurai Warriors 4 coming to PS3, PS4, Vita this fall

Tecmo Koei would like you to know that Samurai Warriors 4 is coming to the US and Europe this fall for PS3, PS4, and Vita. It released in Japan early this year. Samurai Warriors 3 came out four years ago.

Steven Hansen

6:30 PM on 05.20.2014

Hyrule Warriors has unexpected playable characters

Word has it that Hyrule Warriors launches for Wii U in Japan on August 14, 2014. That comes direct from Famitsu and there's of course no news on a Western date yet. However, some bits and pieces have been translated, such as ...

Jordan Devore

7:00 PM on 05.18.2014

Tecmo Koei hopes Hyrule Warriors will be a million seller for Wii U

Hyrule Warriors, the Dynasty Warriors-esque action game set in The Legend of Zelda universe, is coming to Wii U this year. And developer Tecmo Koei hopes the game is a big hit, obviously.  Speaking in interview with Nikk...

Kyle MacGregor

11:15 AM on 05.08.2014

Atelier Rorona Plus coming to PS3 and Vita in June

Tecmo Koei has confirmed that Gust RPG Atelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of Arland is coming to PS3 and Vita this June 24 (and Europe around the same time). The PS3 version gets a retail and digital release while the Vita ve...

Dale North