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.
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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.
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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
According to a report by Sankei, Capcom is going after Koei Tecmo for patent infringement. Capcom filed a patent in 2002 on the works behind content coming from the combination of new and existing software. Almost 5... read
Some people got real squirrelly when they thought Link might have been a woman in the new Legend of Zelda. None of you, I'm sure. Our community has a noted love for the idea of Link as a woman.
Anyway, here's some pictures fr... read
The things I do for Final Fantasy...
I'm back and feeling better. I got sucked into the shady money scam known as Final Fantasy All the Bravest, got annoyed by Hyrule Warrior's retail-exclusive pre-order bonuses, and recount mistakes made with Fireball whiskey. read feature
Hyrule Warriors' triforce of corporate garbage is complete. GameStop got the fan-favorite Ocarina garb, while pre-ordering from Amazon nets you Twilight Princess threads for Link and Zelda. Best Buy has Skyward Swor... read
In all of the Hyrule Warrior Nintendo Direct coverage we never got around to mentioning the limited edition Europeans will see. Which is that you all will be getting that awesome looking scarf that Japan will receive too... read
Cutting grass is an important part of The Legend of Zelda, you know. So, we were happy to hear series producer Eiji Aonuma confirm during tonight's Nintendo Direct that this time-honored tradition would be making a glorious return in Hyrule Warriors.
Who needs online multiplayer when you can chop up grass by your lonesome?
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Those flowing red locks rival Amarant, whom I always thought was some sort of chicken man rather than a pasty dude with red dreads, but whatever.
In a nice appeal to nostalgia, Hyrule Warriors also has an Adventur... read
This is a Longshot from good news
Nintendo confirmed that Hyrule Warriors will not have an online co-op story mode. A lot of Zelda fans have been excited for this creative treatment of the series, but how much of a blow will this news be to the hype? If nothing else, this at least sucks a little. read feature
As if there weren't already a ton of outfits available for Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate characters, here's yet another collection that may or may not be worth your money. If you like watching people fight in towels and bedroom a... read
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 com... read
YouTube bobrossfreak has graciously translated the new Fatal Frame trailer into English for adoring Japanese horror fans the world over.
Now you can scare the bejeezus out of yourself even easier as an English-speaker, if th... read
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 th... read
Good lord, Koei Tecmo! You've done it again. Just look at all these Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate assets. What are we supposed to do with all of these? Look at them? Well, okay.
It seems we have a melange of glamorous "new gene... read
Zero: Nuregarasu no Miko haunts Japan this September
Koei Tecmo unveiled the next entry in the Fatal Frame series, Zero: Nuregarasu no Miko, today during a NicoNico Live event.
The Wii U horror title, which Siliconera translates as Fatal Frame: The Bla... read feature
Koei Tecmo is hosting a NicoNico stream this Thursday that's all about the Fatal Frame series in general as well as the upcoming Fatal Frame title for the Wii U. In addition, the stream will cover the upcoming Fatal Frame fil... read
Good lord, Koei Tecmo! Did you give us enough Ar Nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star assets to share with the people? Show some restraint.
Ar Nosurge is a turn-based science fiction role-playing game from Gust, ma... read
Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea releases in Japan next week, and Gust has seen fit to provide another glimpse of the PS3 role-player prior to the July 17 launch. It looks and sounds just lovely. The music, in particular, tugs at my heartstrings. I'm a sucker for a soulful Celtic refrain.
Now if we could only get confirmation of a western release. That would be just swell. read
Our friends at Koei Tecmo shared some images of Samurai Warriors 4 today, and good lord are they pretty. In fact, I think I'm going to tape these to the ceiling above my bed so I can gaze upon their majesty while I fall asleep tonight. October can't come soon enough. read