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Dynasty Warriors 9 Trial available now for free on PS4 and PC

Koei Tecmo has released a free-for-all edition of Dynasty Warriors 9 for PS4 and PC. Dynasty Warriors 9 Trial gives you a taste of the historic chaos and en masse warfare that the series is typified by.The trial edition allows players to ta...

 
 
 
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Warriors Orochi 4 won't be featuring any guest characters

Further details have come out from Famitsu's reveal of Warriors Orochi 4 (3 if you're in Japan). While the roster will have 170 characters on it, none of them will be guest characters. It is specifically mentioned that Ryu Hayabusa will not...

 
 
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We'll be hearing more about Warriors Orochi 4 next week

Koei Tecmo have announced that much more information will be released about their upcoming Warriors Orochi 4 title, which was quietly announced in March of this year.New news about the sequel will be revealed in Japan on May 10, which is al...

 
 
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Dynasty Warriors 9 is a technical mess on consoles

The mostly negative reception to Dynasty Warriors 9 is not something I expected. While I haven't been a fan of every single entry that Koei Tecmo has produced, the developer seemed to be getting better ever since the release of Dynasty Warr...

 
 
 
 
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Hyrule Warriors Legends is releasing in Japan on January 21

The 3DS re-release of Koei Tecmo’s Zelda game, Hyrule Warriors, has been dated in Japan. We also got a shiny new trailer showing off what's new in the game. Hyrule Warriors Legends, which introduces a crapton of new stuff to the game...

 
 
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FUNimation will stream the Samurai Warriors anime soon

Samurai Warriors 4 came and went earlier this year, and for Warriors fans, it was definitely worth picking up. The Samurai train isn't over though, as an anime called Sengoku Musou will be debuting next year, and FUNimation h...

 
 
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Koei Tecmo absorbing JRPG-developer Gust

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 company, the Gust ...

 
 
 
 
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Sony takes Fatal Frame 2 in for repairs this week on PSN

Fatal Frame 2: Crimson Butterfly is going in for repairs this week. The digital version of the survival horror classic has been plagued with a myriad of technical issues since its release on PlayStation Network earlier this year. The f...

 
 
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One Piece: PW2 trailer showcases the Straw Hat Crew

If you're itching for more One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 footage, Namco Bandai and Koei have just debuted a new trailer that showcases a bit of the game's premise, and more gameplay. Pirate Warriors 2 will be coming later this year on the P...

 
 
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Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate is going free-to-play

Though it is a perfectly functional and fun fighting game, Dead or Alive 5 didn't exactly set the fighting game scene ablaze. It sold well enough at least, but Team Ninja plans to breathe new life into the game by making Dead or Alive 5: Ul...

 
 
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Fatal Frame 2: Crimson Butterfly floats to PSN this week

Fatal Frame 2: Crimson Butterfly is creeping its way onto PlayStation Network this week. Its arrival is hot on the heels of the original Fatal Frame, which only landed on Sony's online service a few short weeks ago.  Based on...

 
 
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Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper: Fight a Lu Bu army on Wii U

Upon watching the new trailer for Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper, one of the launch titles for Wii U, I had to go back a bit. Did it say battle an all Lu Bu army? And you can fight them with tigers? And Ryu Hayabusa? Why the hell not, I gues...

 
 
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Preview: Pokemon Conquest

I made the harrowing decision to pass on Pokémon Black and White when they released, which I never expected to do, as an avid fan of Pokémon. It’s still a choice that doesn’t sit quite well with me (I think Smuglea...

 
 
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Dynasty Warriors 7 weapon system explained

One thing that's worried me about Dynasty Warriors 7 is the feeling that every character will have the same moveset thanks to the fact that weapons can be shared amongst them. We've been chatting with lead producer about Akihiro Suzuki...

 
 
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Dynasty Warriors 7 getting online co-op

Koei has revealed, by way of Famitsu, that Dynasty Warriors 7 will not only be bringing back split-screen co-op, it will also boast online co-operative play. This marks the first time a main entry (not a spin-off) into the Dynasty Warriors ...

 
 
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Here's a ludicrous amount of Dynasty Warriors 7 screens

When you woke up this morning, you prayed to your God of choice that you'd visit Destructoid and have a silly amount of Dynasty Warriors 7 images to gawk at. Well, you're in motherfrigging luck, son! Here is a bunch of screens and CG artwor...

 
 
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Tecmo Koei reveals its Tokyo Game Show line-up

Tecmo Koei has announce its Tokyo Game Show line-up and the words "ninja," "gaiden," "dead," "or," and "alive" are sadly absent. Here's what they'll be showing on the floor: TRINITY: Souls of Zill O'll (PS3) Warriors: Legends of Troy (PS3/...

 
 
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ESRB text for Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage is rad

We already know that upcoming game Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage is hilarious. I'm already jazzed for this ridiculous game, and I'm sure you are too. The newly listed ESRB summary for the Xbox 360 and PS3 title does it justice, as you'...

 
 
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People asplode in Fist of the North Star

It's probably been about fifteen years since I last saw Fist of the North Star in any form. Long enough, at least, that there are only two things I clearly remember about it: A really close-in shot of fingers being forcibly pressed into a ...

 
 
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Tecmo Koei's E3 line-up is short but sweet

The Japanese unified power of Tecmo and Koei is only bringing four games to E3 this year. No portable stuff. No Wii stuff. Just serious games. I'm all for the First of the North Star game. Ken's Revenge, coming to the Xbox 360 and PS3 and i...

 
 




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