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Even in this crazy Kotec world it's refreshing to know the sun still rises in the east, Wheaties is still the breakfast of champions and Koei and the Dynasty Warriors are still best buds. Some things, you see, never change. The latest in Koei's venerable action strategy franchise, Dynasty Warriors ...

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Despite flirting with futuristic racing, it's no secret that Koei's heart has always belonged to cutting swaths through bad guys, keeping their population under control with the mashing of buttons in such series as Dynasty Warriors, Samurai Warriors, or in the case of Warriors Orochi, both at the ...

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For all those impulse-importer Europeans out there, hold off your orders for just a second because one more PSP title will be heading your way. That title is Warriors Orochi, scheduled to hit the European continent on March 28 -- three days after the game's North American release. Warriors Orochi...

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With the North American release of Dynasty Warriors 6 just one week away, Koei confirms that the game has gone gold. Dynasty Warriors 6 is expected to ship out to North American retailers by February 19. It'll still be a good seven days before we actually get back to our exciting (read: familiar) a...

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Koei, the name behind such diverse titles as Dynasty Warriors, Warriors Orochi, and Dynasty Warriors: Gundam, has confirmed plans to bring Samurai Warriors: Katana, a first-person Samurai Warriors spin-off title for the Wii, to North America on January 15, 2008. While we have to admit the name ca...

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Director John Woo, who is currently collaborating on the game Stranglehold, will see his current film project Battle of the Red Cliff become an MMO in China, according to the press release. The title will be developed by Beijing-based Perfect World. Red Cliff is based on the Three Kingdoms in ancien...

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Through previously announced for the PlayStation 3, Dynasty Warriors 6 has now been been confirmed by Koei as coming to the Xbox 360 as well. The prolific series (DW6 is actually the 19th entry) has previously seen an Xbox 360 release with Dynasty Warriors 5: Empires. Images from the new game show ...

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This week sees the release of some interesting titles around the world, such as the latest in Pokémon for Europe, and Taiko Drum Master DS in Japan. American gamers get to contend with Dynasty Warriors DS. We know some of you are looking forward to it, and some ... well, aren't. But maybe it ...

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According to Gamers Creed, Koei just announced the release of Dynasty Warriors 6 for the PlayStation 3 at the PlayStation Premiere event in Tokyo that happened earlier today. Not a whole lot of additional information was announced, but we did hear TGS will be the big unveiling of the game. Also, a...

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PSP Fanboy offers the latest and greatest movie and game trailers, formatted for the PSP in this new weekly feature. Check it out every Saturday. PSP owners can download files wirelessly via m.pspfanboy.com. Instructions: Save all movie and thumbnail files to the VIDEO folder. These high resolution ...

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In a recent conference call with the press, Namco Bandai's localization producer Nobuaki Taguchi revealed numerous new details on its upcoming Gundam brawler. The game, which now has a confirmed August 28th ship date, is the first Gundam and Dynasty Warriors game that will feature both English and...

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The awkwardly (but aptly) titled Dynasty Warriors: Gundam is coming to PS3 and Xbox 360 later this summer, and Namco Bandai has released a plethora of new screens and artwork for the title. Developed by Koei's Team: Omega Force, the creators of the original Dynasty Warriors series, the game has pl...

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According to IGN, Namco Bandai confirmed today that Gundam Musou will be released in North America under the new moniker Dynasty Warriors: Gundam. It is scheduled to come out towards the end of summer on both the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360 platforms. The game sold well in Japan, but not up to N...

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Yoshihiro Kishimoto, producer of Dynasty Warriors DS: Fighters Battle, conducted an interview recently with Pocket Gamer. He describes the challenges in fitting the game onto the DS, and talks about the decision to go with buttons rather than make use of the stylus. We think carving through hordes ...

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Well, this video is better than the screenshots, at least, but are we alone in seeing that seizure-inducing ripple effect? At least it mostly fades once you get off the wooden flooring and out onto the grass and dirt. But maybe Dynasty Warriors DS is right up your alley. Watch the video, judge for y...

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Our reasoning behind Kiyoshi Komatsu's resignation is pretty simple: he was tired of doing the same thing over and over and over and over, but the rest of Koei disagreed. They alienated him at work, egged his car, stole his milk money and whatever else people can do to be good old-fashioned jerks. S...

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A Koei spokesperson has confirmed that chief executive officer Kiyoshi Komatsu has resigned due to "personal reasons." At least, that's the official explanation. Kenji Matsubara will supercede Komatsu as chief exec, promoted from his position as head of software division #4, which specializes in onl...

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Gundam Musou, thank Koei, looks nothing like Gundam: Crossfire. And the other differences between Musou and last year's ugliest new-gen duckling aren't merely superficial ones -- Koei's game appears to have some depth, more gameplay modes, and... did we mention that it's not butt-ugly? To help you ...

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Happy News about Games Related to the Romance of the Three Kingdoms Day! So far, it's been a solemn event that we've observed respectfully, thinking about how ugly DS games affect us all. But we've got marginally better news for you, so don't take down your traditional NGRRTK Day decorations. Hori ...

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Koei, ever the masters of careful, deliberate game design, have been judicious with their Shin Sangoku Musou (Dynasty Warriors) series, taking care not to saturate the market with incrementally-upgraded sequels and spinoffs, and sequels of spinoffs, that serve only to extract as much cash as possibl...

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