Tecmo Koei has dropped the official date for Deception IV: Blood Ties for North America this morning: March 25, 2014. This follow-up to the PlayStation classic Tecmo's Deception is coming to PS3 and Vita -- traps and deaths a... more
Tecmo Koei and Omega Force's Toukiden: The Age of Demons was one of those titles I had hoped would make it outside of Japan -- where it's done extremely well for itself, I might add -- and that's indeed happening on February ... more
Ultimate? You want ultimate? How about 231 costumes in Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate. Dead or Alive 5 had a measly 114 costumes, but Tecmo Koei says that the upcoming PS3 and Xbox 360 game will let you nab 231 costumes by doing ev... more
Here's a fat update on Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate, coming this September for Xbox 360 and PS3.
First, a Pop Idol character costume set has the girls of DOA dressing up like music stars. Ayane and Kasumi go J-Pop, while Hitomi, ... more
Dynasty Warriors 8 is out later this month and I'm so excited for it I'm going to cut symbols into my arms and headbutt a window. That, and I'll post this ridiculous amount of screenshots.
Menus, cutscenes, action shots... more
Guys. I met Keiji Inafune at E3. I interviewed Keiji Inafune at E3.
I've achieved everything I've wanted to accomplish in my relatively short career as a games journalist. There is literally nothing else for me to do except p... more
Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate expands its fighting roster with the addition of Virtua Fighter's Jacky Bryant. Fan favorite Ein will be also making his first return to the franchise since Dead or Alive 2. Plus there will be two ne... more
As a quick follow-up to yesterday's story on Tecmo Koei's latest coming to Japan, we now know that Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate is confirmed for North America and Europe, too. I mean, we had no doubts it was coming. It... more
A few more screenshots for Dynasty Warriors 8 have surfaced, showcasing a pair of characters from the Shu faction. If I'm not mistaken (I'm not), this is Liu Shan and Xing Cai.
These two characters aren't dramatically d... more
Any Dead or Alive fans out there? This newest trailer for Dead or Alive 5 Plus shows off some Vita-centric features, like first person fighting, the ability to hold the Vita vertically, and touch features.
At the end of the ... more
The sequel to Vita the Ninja Gaiden franchise launch title is coming later this month. Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus drops February 26, complete witha new cast, new features, boss battles and more. Tecmo Koei dumped a bunch of ne... more
Gallery site extraordinaire All Games Beta posted some eye-catching images from Toukiden, a game I thought I hadn't heard of before that was, in fact, announced by Tecmo Koei last year during the Tokyo Game Show. Developed by... more
It's back! The trailer for Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus Chris posted about the other week is now available in English. Funny enough, before remembering why this footage looked so familiar, I remarked to myself that Team Ninja j... more
Oh HELLO there, I didn't see you on this fine Friday morning. Would you like some new screenshots for Dynasty Warriors 8? Here they are! HELLO!
Today we get some a hearty selection of heroes from Jin, Wei, Wu, and Shu. Feast ... more
Dead or Alive 5 is heading to the PlayStation Vita and is set to feature cross-platform play with the PlayStation 3 version of Team NINJA's fighting game. One of the features you can expect is that players will now see notifi... more
Some new Dynasty Warriors 8 screenshots have arrived, mostly focusing on Wu but taking some time to reveal the new designed for the "Other" force generals including Dong Zhuo, Diao Chan, Yuan Shao and, of course, Lu Bu. ... more
Here's a new Dynasty Warriors 8 trailer, featuring our usual excited announcer and a pair of new characters for the Jin faction -- Zhang Chunhua and Jia Chong.
As well as the video, a bunch of Jin screens show off the ... more
Team Ninja has narrowed down the release date for Dead or Alive 5 Plus to March 19, 2013, in addition to providing screenshots taken from the PlayStation Vita title. One of the more interesting features is Touch Play Mode, a ... more
While the initial announcement made the rounds a few days ago, Tecmo Koei has given more details on Dead or Alive 5 Plus for PlayStation Vita. Scheduled to launch in March 2013, this version will naturally offer touch-based m... more
Some new screenshots for Dynasty Warriors 8 have hit the Internet this fine morning, showing off Xiahou Dun, Zhao Yun, Yue Jin, and an entirely new face to the series, Li Dian. What? YES!
Li Dian is my favorite Wei general fr... more
Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage wasn't exactly what I would call, well, good, but if you're familiar with the source material it has a sort of undeniable charm that keeps you playing long after you've lost all feeling... more
Man, do I love me some Dead or Alive. And Dead or Alive 5? From what I've played, it seems like it's shaping up to be something truly special. One of my personal favorite modes from DoAs of past has to be the tag team m... more
Yesterday, we caught a glimpse of Rig, Dead or Alive 5's new Canadian character. Granted, it was from a fuzzy picture of a magazine, but we still got to ponder why, exactly, someone would be named "Rig."
We have our answer: ... more
The latest Dead or Alive 5 trailer shows off Lei Fang and Zack for the first time in action. This particular match is taking place on a stage called The Show. The environment can be just as dangerous as your opponent, as tig... more
Even the discerning tastes of Sanji would be excited by these new One Piece: Pirate Warrior's images. The are great shots of some of the in game environments, and thankfully the first Arlong arc looks faithfully&nbs... more
Here's the latest bunch of screenshots for Warriors Orochi 3, showing off some of the brand new characters invented for the game. They won't be affiliated with Dynasty Warriors, Samurai Warriors, or any of the other titles re... more
I assume I'm not alone in lacking the ability to tell the difference between Dynasty Warriors games (or at least, between the ones of a particular console generation). I've played, or watched friends play, DW6 and DW7, but fr... more
In case you were wondering, that silver line in the right half of the header image above is Ryu Hayabusa's katana. It's a long samurai sword, and I couldn't fit all of it into the picture. That sleek blade is the last thing t... more
Dynasty Warriors Next is the worst name ever, but it's a cool game, so we'll let it slide. Tecmo Koei sent along new screenshots of the upcoming Vita game, set to launch at system launch, on February 22. The screens... more
I listed Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition as one of my most anticipated games of 2012. It would be bad form on my part if I didn't start digging up as much info as I could and sharing all that knowledge with you.
In last ... more
Here are a few new screenshots for Ninja Gaiden 3, showing off a little more of the multiplayer mode, as well as some single-player stuff. Despite the game retracting its gore compared to past chapters, there's still plenty o... more
Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition. Wow. I mean, just... really? That's... I never would have...
There have been rumors of a new Pokémon game floating about, and most assumed that it was either the inevitable Pok&ea... more
As a long time fan of the Ninja Gaiden series, I was a bit skeptical when I learned Team Ninja was looking to reestablish the series. After it's last showing at TGS left many confused and a bit worried, me included, the devel... more
Team Ninja sent along images of Dead or Alive 5's female characters, Ayane and Hitomi. I have them here for you if you missed our preview of the game. There's some good action shots of the two returning female leads in our ga... more
Tecmo Koei is going bananas with Warriors Orochi 3, its crossover hack n' slash game that merges Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors together. After learning that the game would feature characters and stages from Ninja Gaid... more
Hardcore fans of Dynasty Warriors have been lamenting the passing of a Create-A-Warrior feature ever since it disappeared a few sequels back. Well, it's returning in the PlayStation Vita iteration, Dynasty Warriors Next. ... more
Warriors Orochi 3 mashes up Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors as it has done for the past two titles. However, this time it's tossing a few more games into the bargain, featuring characters from Ninja Gaiden, Warrior... more
Here's a buggering flickload of screenshots and a gameplay video for Dynasty Warriors 7: Xtreme Legends. The screens shot off pretty much every facet of the expansion, while the footage showcases one of the new characters, W... more
By far the only interesting part of Nintendo's 3DS press conference last night was the announcement of a new Dynasty Warriors title. This is a fact that has been confirmed by science.
Dynasty Warriors Vs. is a new porta... more
It's been a while since I've posted about Dynasty Warriors, and I know you're all begging for more! Here we are then, with a fresh selection of Dynasty Warriors 7: Xtreme Legends screenshots. It's like Dynasty Warriors 7, but more legendary in an xtreme way. To the max!
So yeah, there are some picture and stuff. You all know the drill by now. more
Here are a bunch of Dynasty Warriors 7: Xtreme Legends screens. They show off a few of the new features, although they're so obscure even this fan of the series has trouble making them out.
Some cool stuff is coming to ... more
Dynasty Warriors 7 isn't done with downloadable content, despite there being an Xtreme Legends expansion on the way. More school uniforms are coming, along with costumes from Dynasty Warriors 4 and a few new weapon types.
Some new images of the goods went up today, so have a look at those if you like! more
The first screenshots for Dynasty Warriors 7: Xtreme Legends have been revealed, mostly showing off the new character Guo Jia. He fights with some sort of magic stick link mystically to an orb of some kind. Because why not?