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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

3:00 PM on 06.11.2014

Bandai Namco reveals new Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn pre-order DLC

Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn is coming on July 4th, priced at $40. If you pre-order it you'll get extra content, but I wouldn't worry about it too much since the core game comes with 100 mobile suits by default. The conten...

Chris Carter



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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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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

10:00 AM on 05.26.2014

DLC confirmed for Wii U brawler Hyrule Warriors

It sounds ridiculous, but Hyrule Warriors is one of my most anticipated games of the year. As someone who plays both Dynasty Warriors and Zelda games, I'm really interested in seeing how this mash-up pans out. ...

Chris Carter

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

5:00 PM on 05.21.2014

I'm still surprised Hyrule Warriors exists

I mean, who would have thought we'd get a sequel to cult classic The Warriors this late, and as a Nintendo cross over, no less? What's next, How Hyrule? Fast Times at Ridgemont Hyrule? No, but seriously, Dynasty Warriors: The...

Steven Hansen

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

2:00 AM on 05.08.2014

Hyrule Warriors slashing through nameless enemies in Japan this summer

Ready to cut through legions of Zelda opponents a la Dynasty Warriors? Tecmo Koei's Hyrule Warriors is releasing in Japan for Wii U this summer, according to a document recently released by Nintendo. As far as how long it'll ...

Brittany Vincent

1:15 PM on 05.02.2014

Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete hits Steam this month

Tecmo Koei has honed in on the North American and European PC release date for Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition -- it's coming to Steam on May 13, 2014. The publisher included a handful of screenshots along with the announcement, including a shot of the graphics menu if you'd like to see what settings are customizable. Find those below.

Jordan Devore





11:30 AM on 04.22.2014

Dynasty Warriors Gundam Reborn coming to PS3 on July 4

Dynasty Warriors Gundam Reborn, previously announced for a summer digital PS3 release, has a date, July 4. It'll be $40. Nothing says Fourth of July like the laser light show that is exploding hundreds of mobile suits as you...

Steven Hansen

9:00 AM on 04.18.2014

Tecmo Koei wants your bug info for Dynasty Warriors 8

My experience with the PlayStation 4 version of Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends was golden, but apparently some people have been encountering intermittent issues and framerate problems with the Vita port. As a respons...

Chris Carter

7:30 PM on 04.17.2014

PC release confirmed for Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete

One of my great gaming sins has been managing to somehow skip out on the entirety of the Dynasty Warriors series, but now that one of them is releasing on Steam, my days of being uninformed about all things Lu Bu are numbered...

Jordan Devore



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Review: Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition
by Chris Carter

I still remember the first time I ever laid eyes on a Dynasty Warriors game. It was a cold winter afternoon in 2000, and for whatever reason, one lone copy of Dynasty Warriors 2 was calling my name at a local Blockbuster. I picked it up and subsequently played for days on end -- I was hooked.

Now here we are fourteen years later with Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends (also branded the Complete Edition on the PS4 and Vita), with a brand new Lu Bu storyline, among other features. Like DW8 proper, fans will definitely want to pursue this one.

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9:00 AM on 03.24.2014

Samurai Warriors 4 features the legendary Musashi and Goemon

Samurai Warriors 4 came out last week in Japan on the PS3 and Vita, and a few legendary characters will be joining the fray. Most notably is the well known swordsman Miyamoto Musashi -- who may also be remembered adventuring...

Chris Carter

10:30 AM on 02.28.2014

Watch Dynasty Warriors in action on the PS3 and PS4

Yes, I still play Dynasty Warriors games. Despite the many iterations and enhanced ports, it's still good fun to just run around and slice up hundreds of dudes on a battlefield -- in that regard, the Warriors series is ...

Chris Carter