Nintendo's gambit with one of its most profitable properties seems to have paid off. Koei Tecmo's Hyrule Warriors is the fastest selling of any entry of the Musou series released in the United States. Great DLC and iconi... read
In this trailer overviewing the Majora's Mask DLC for Hyrule Warriors, we get to see Young Link don the Fierce Deity's mask and cut the Moon in half. My dark fantasy has finally been realized.
There's more excitement abound:... read
Dead or Alive 5 Last Round won't hit its original February 17, 2015 release on PC, as Koei Tecmo has pushed the game to March 30 "n order to provide you with the best possible experience..."
To that end, the company is giving... read
Hyrule Warriors is a really good game, which is why I'm glad it shipped one million units globally. Koei Tecmo has recently announced the numbers, and although yes, that number is shipped, not sold, that's still great for a W... read
Between Toukiden: The Age of Demons and Freedom Wars, I'm slipping way behind on hunting/action games. Probably for the best, in the former case: Omega Force is coming out with an expanded version, Toukiden: Kiwami, that incl... read
When the Majora's Mask DLC for Hyrule Warriors drops (January 29 in Europe and Japan; February 5 in North America), players will gain access to these three new costumes. As expected and feared by some, Lana is getting the Sku... read
Toukiden: Kiwami is coming to Vita and PS4 on March 31 in North America. It will be available digitally and at retail.
Kiwami includes, "both the original Toukiden: The Age of Demons story and a brand new sto... read
Bless you, Divisive Plan I'm continually amazed and frightened by how much mileage I've gotten out of Hyrule Warriors. This game is massive without DLC, and with it, god help us all -- it just keeps going.
After regularly playing since launch in late... read feature
I excitedly misread a Dead or Alive 5 Last Round press release that began, "THE FIGHTING ROSTER IN DEAD OR ALIVE 5 LAST ROUND CONTINUES TO GROW"
Fighting rooster? It's getting bigger? My ears perked up. Sounds... read
Atelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk launches today on PlayStation Vita.
Atelier Ayesha Plus tells the tale of a girl, Ayesha Altugle, who after the death of her grandfather and the disappearance of her younger sister... read
I was really just looking for any reason to talk about that cyclops again, but yes, there's been a short delay for Bladestorm: Nightmare, the expanded release of Bladestorm: The Hundred Years' War for Xbox One, PlayStation 4,... read
If there are any Dragon Quest fanatics in the house, they're out Christmas shopping. It's just me, guy who played Dragon Quest IX but remembers almost nothing of the DS role-playing game.
That said: I love Hyrule Warriors, m... read
I'm on track to put more time into Hyrule Warriors than any other videogame in 2014.
This is coming from someone who has spent, at most, half an hour with Omega Force's past titles. I may not be a Dynasty Warriors fan -- and,... read
It's great to see a series like Dead or Alive finally come to PC. Less great, however, is that "Online modes for Dead or Alive 5 Last Round will be added in a patch within three months of release."
I suppose it comes down to ... read
♪ I believe in miracles, since you came along, you sexy Link. ♪
Next Thursday's Twilight Princess pack for Hyrule Warriors will be one to remember. The DLC adds Twili Midna as a playable character, the Postman cos... read
I didn't play 2007's Bladestorm: The Hundred Years' War, but I might play Bladestorm: Nightmare, an expanded version of the real-time tactics game for PS3, PS4, and Xbox One.
The core remains the same -- you still side with ... read
Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea is coming to PlayStation 3 in North America on March 10, 2015, Koei Tecmo has confirmed. Gust's latest role-playing game will then arrive on European shores a few days later, March 13. Who's ready to get craftin'?
Koei Tecmo America [Twitter, Koei Tecmo Europe] read
Dead or Alive 5 Last Round, supposedly the last one with a five in the title, is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PS3, and Xbox 360 on February 17, Koei Tecmo announced today.
Team Ninja's upcoming fighting game will carry ... read
While Nintendo has mostly talked about its upcoming amiibo figures in the context of Super Smash Bros., other games including Mario Kart 8 and Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker will also support the near-field communication toys... read
Goemon is back, baby While the Dynasty Warriors series is often heralded as the pinnacle of Omega Force's hack-and-slash catalog, the lesser-known Samurai franchise has been churning out some of the best games in the stable.
Based aroun... read feature
Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea will arrive in North America and Europe sometime next year, Koei Tecmo announced today. Everyone knew it was coming all along, but now we know know. Also, you can bet your bottom dollar on a Vita port turning up sooner or later.
Koei Tecmo Europe [Twitter] read
It's not as new as I would have liked, but it keeps me going Hyrule Warriors is a massive game. If you want to 100% everything, get every weapon, and max out every character, it could last you roughly 200 hours or more. I'm hitting the 100-hour mark myself, due in part to the new ... read feature
Hyrule Warriors will have no shortage of DLC, that's for sure. The first major add-on, Master Quest Pack, hits on October 16 and includes a new weapon, scenario, Adventure mode map, and costumes. Funny thing about that "weapo... read
Omega Force has gotten its hands on properties like Gundam, One Piece, and now The Legend of Zelda and Dragon Quest -- but, in an ideal world, the studio would be working on something bigger: Star Wars. Yes, a Star Wars Musou... read
Toukiden: Kiwami is coming to North America and Europe in 2015, Koei Tecmo confirmed today.
An expanded version of Toukiden: The Age of Demons, Kiwami features an extended story with new characters, fresh weapons an... read
After brief glimpses, box art, and screens, we've finally got another look at the upcoming Fatal Frame: The Black Haired Shrine Maiden in the form of this trailer out of TGS 2014.
The trailer does a decent job of building th... read
Square Enix has released some new images of its newly announced collaboration with Koei Tecmo, Dragon Quest Heroes, and they look just stunning. The action role-playing game is slated to debut in Japan next spring for PlaySta... read
A Skyward Link to the Twilight Ocarina We never could have imagined this mash-up in our wildest dreams.
Nintendo, Team Ninja, and Omega Force together, co-developing a game based on the Legend of Zelda and Dynasty Warriors series. Few stranger things hav... read feature
Fatal Frame: The Black Haired Shrine Maiden has an awful title as well as some decidedly bland box art, but the recent issue of Famitsu has revealed some details about the upcoming Japan-only (boo!) Wii U survival horror titl... read
Gust RPG Ar Nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star is coming our way later this month. We've got fresh screenshots from Koei Tecmo on this upcoming PS3 release, showing its music-based battle system and the relationship-based ch... read
Dead or Alive 5 Last Round is currently in development, set to release on PS4, PS3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360 next Spring. It puts together all of the content from the Dead or Alive 5 games alongside brand new content. It... read
Hyrule Warriors is already out in Japan, though we have about a month left to go here in North America. Drat. An early update for the game scheduled to go live in Japan on September 1 will add a Challenge mode, the ability to... read