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There's no sign that Koei ever intends to bring its Romance of the Three Kingdoms DS titles stateside -- likely because you didn't buy Opoona -- but it looks like the company will celebrate its 30th anniversary by releasing Romance Of The Three Kingdoms DS 2 in Korea. Though we're a little upset th...

June 20th 2008 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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The new Romance of the Three Kingdoms game has online play, and that's ... pretty cool, if you can play Romance of the Three Kingdoms games. Which we can't, at all. We're plenty educated, and well-versed in gaming, and we can't figure that mess out. Looking at that screen full of tiny icons and numb...

October 31st 2007 at 10:40am 0 Comments
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At first, when we saw these shots, we were confused and even a little alarmed. Hadn't this game already come out in Japan, or had we hallucinated the entire thing? Was it pushed back over a year? What happened? Then we remembered that it's a Romance of the Three Kingdoms title, which is probably why...

August 9th 2007 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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With Nintendo's Virtual Console service already populated by all manner of leaping vermin, reckless racers and pointy-eared adventurers, the time has come for something more serious to occupy our time. And it doesn't get more serious than a political tale of an inter-kingdom love triangle and the sl...

March 26th 2007 at 10:25am 0 Comments
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Must ... resist ... urge to use "Thwii" pun ...Now that we've sufficiently girded, here's the news: the PS2 Romance of the Three Kingdoms XI is getting an enhanced port on the Wii, to be released in Japan on March 21st with the enhanced title Romance of the Three Kingdoms XI with Power-Up Kit. Alon...

February 24th 2007 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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While the Romance of the Three Kingdoms series never really was a huge commercial success in the US, over in Japan it's a hit. So much so, that in march there is going to be a bundle of the Romance of the Three Kingdoms VIII port and the metallic blue PSP. As with most of the game specific PSP bundl...

February 8th 2007 at 8:45am 0 Comments
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When Luó Guànzh?ng wrote his classic Romance of the Three Kingdoms back in the 14th century he wasn't thinking franchise. But, almost 700 years later, Koei has turned Luó's story into one of the most prolific video game series to date (including the Dynasty Warriors spin-off fra...

January 17th 2007 at 7:25pm 0 Comments
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Just when you thought everything had been done with Romance of the Three Kingdoms .... Sangokushi Taisen DS brings elements of the Chinese historical novel to card-based battle action, which is apparently a match made in heaven from the success the arcade version has enjoyed in Japan. The DS game, w...

December 22nd 2006 at 3:40pm 0 Comments
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It's always good to see an RPG still going strong despite the dominance of household games like Final Fantasy and Suikoden -- just to name a few. We have remembered Romance of the Three Kingdoms since its birth on the Nintendo, watched it grow with the rest of the RPG world and observed its solid f...

August 7th 2006 at 3:20pm 0 Comments