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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 s...

May 21st 2008 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Koei's Samurai Warriors Katana released earlier this month in the U.S. to a distinct lack of fanfare, and next month, European gamers will get their shot at the action title. Last August, the game sure sounded like it had potential, so what happened between then and now that resulted in an average...

January 30th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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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 carr...

November 15th 2007 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Koei held a surprise media event yesterday, during which journalists got to try out some of their upcoming games, including Dynasty Whatever and Other Dynasty Game. Game|Life's Chris Kohler tried out the Wii permutation of their Japan-based Samurai Warriors, called Samurai Warriors Katana, which re...

August 4th 2007 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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With the confirmation that Koei's Samurai Warriors spin-off is heading to the North American Wii, we have to wonder how many sword-fighting games we'll be able to handle in the long run before seppuku becomes an attractive alternative. Sengoku Musou Wave will be redubbed Samurai Slash in the West, a...

January 11th 2007 at 2:24pm 0 Comments