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Hyrule Warriors sales

Hyrule Warriors had the most successful launch of any Musou game in the U.S.


I still hate Liu Bei
Jan 30
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
Hyrule Warriors

You can slice the Moon in half in next week's Hyrule Warriors DLC!


Revenge is sweet
Jan 29
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 PC delay

Dead or Alive 5 will make up for its PC delay with 28 free costumes


Alright then
Jan 28
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

Hyrule Warriors ships one million units worldwide, which is damn good for the Wii U


Nice!
Jan 27
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
Toukiden PS4 vs. Vita

Toukiden: Kiwami has better abs on PlayStation 4


PS4 vs. PS Vita comparison screens
Jan 23
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
Hyrule Warriors DLC

These are the Majora's Mask DLC outfits for Hyrule Warriors


Next update adds skill deleting, quick restarts, higher max level
Jan 16
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

Monster Hunter-alike Toukiden: Kiwami hits PS4, Vita in March


Plus a cool anime trailer from Studio 4°C
Jan 15
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

Why am I so hot?

New Dead or Alive doesn't have a fighting cock, but it has a schoolgirl


'Super Secret Fighting Chick' (not poultry)
Jan 14
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

Atelier Ayesha Plus out today for PlayStation Vita


Koei Tecmo localizes Gust's latest portable RPG
Jan 13
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
Bladestorm delay

Koei Tecmo delays Bladestorm: Nightmare two weeks for some reason


I like to think the cyclops' horn is actually gelled hair
Jan 08
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
Dragon Quest

I'm so down for Dragon Quest Heroes


That Healslime plush!
Dec 23
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
Hyrule Warriors

Did you know there's a Chain Chomp in Hyrule Warriors?


In before Bow-Wow
Dec 10
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
Dead or Alive PC

Dead or Alive 5 headed to PC but it won't have online at launch


Armageddon
Dec 04
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
Link's short shorts

Link can wear skimpy shorts in the new Hyrule Warriors DLC


Twilight Princess pack
Nov 21
♪ 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
Bladestorm

Bladestorm: Nightmare is a historical game with evil Joan of Arc and dragons


Part history, part fantasy
Nov 19
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

PS3 role-player Atelier Shallie comes west this March


More cowbell!
Nov 12
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

Dead or Alive 5 Last Round launches February 17


Koei Tecmo details complicated free-to-play situation
Oct 23
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
Hyrule Warriors

The Link amiibo will work with Hyrule Warriors


No specifics yet
Oct 21
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

Atelier Shallie confirmed for western release in 2015


Tomorrow, tomorrow I love you tomorrow, you're always a day away
Oct 20
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

Next month's Hyrule Warriors DLC adds Epona


Weaponized horses
Sep 26
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
Star Wars Musou

The Dynasty Warriors team dreams about doing a Star Wars game


And now so do I
Sep 24
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

Toukiden: Kiwami brings the hunt to Vita next year


The Oni army returns!
Sep 23
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
Fatal Frame

The latest Fatal Frame trailer is weirdly uplifting at the halfway mark


No, it's still not being localized
Sep 17
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
Dragon Quest PS4

Dragon Quest Heroes is all kinds of pretty


I will stand by you forever, you can take my breath away
Sep 17
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

Yuri Kozukata is your new Fatal Frame: The Black Haired Shrine Maiden lead


...and some other people, too
Sep 08
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

Massive gallery for Ar Nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star


Sparkly flower pedals
Sep 05
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 coming Spring 2015


For PS4, PS3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360
Sep 02
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

This pixel sword and shield in Hyrule Warriors is just terrific


Challenge mode also incoming
Aug 27
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






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