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Twilight Princess' lovable imp Midna headlines the latest gameplay trailer for Koei Tecmo's Zelda-fied brawler Hyrule Warriors, showcasing an array of powerful attacks using gigantic phantom hands and summoned creatures. Midna is the latest in a string of Hyrule Warriors character profiles, follow...

July 7th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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2014 is the year of corporate name reversals, it seems. After Namco Bandai became Bandai Namco, Tecmo Koei and MarvelousAQL have decided to get in on the act. Or, as we should say now, Koei Tecmo and Marvelous Inc. It might seem odd, but there is some sense to the moves. When Tecmo and Koei merged...

July 3rd 2014 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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If the barebones introduction to Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate known as DOA5U: Core Fighters hasn't offered enough content for your tastes, you'll be pleased to learn that a new character has joined Tecmo Koei's free-to-play fighting game. For a "limited time," those who download DOA5U: Core Fighters w...

June 26th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo and Tecmo Koei have revealed a pair of new playable characters featured in the upcoming Zelda-themed beat-'em-up Hyrule Warriors -- newcomer sorceress Lana and previously announced Twilight Princess veteran Agitha. Lana wields powerful lightning spells in combat, while Agitha enters battle...

June 26th 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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The defining feature of each of Tecmo Koei's "musou" games is the ability to destroy legions of enemies with a few massive strikes, and in that regard, the Legend of Zelda-themed Hyrule Warriors lives up to its pedigree. Above you'll find the latest footage released by Tecmo Koei. It depicts Ni...

June 23rd 2014 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Because Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate can never have enough slight variations on franchise protagonist Kasumi, the developer has unveiled "Phase-4," a new character who is quite literally a clone of the series' most famous kunoichi. Unveiled alongside the 1.07 patch (which squashes a handful of bugs...

June 18th 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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The next Zelda game coming to the Wii U is anything but traditional fare for the series. Instead, it follows a different set of traditions, basing its core mechanics on Tecmo-Koei's Dynasty Warriors franchise. Rather than putting players in the midst of history-inspired battles in ancient China, th...

June 13th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Another character set to join the ranks of the Dead or Alive fighters has been revealed, and this one is quite a monster. Literally. The character is Female Tengu, a gender-swapped version of the Dead or Alive 2 final boss, Tengu. Team Ninja tweeted teasers of the character earlier in the week,...

June 4th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Tecmo Koei announced that the fourth entry in Omega Force's Samurai Warriors series is coming to the PlayStation 4, PS3, and PS Vita in North America and Europe this fall. Boasting a roster of 55 playable characters inspired by figures from Japan's Warring States period, Samurai Warriors 4 adds s...

June 3rd 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Tecmo Koei revealed one-versus-tons brawler Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate is coming to Xbox One, PS4, PS3 and Vita. The expanded re-release is the latest entry in the Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors spin-off series, and it's slated to launch this fall. Tecmo's press release notes the PS3 and Vi...

May 23rd 2014 at 10:40am 0 Comments
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Tecmo Koei's Wii U crossover brawler Hyrule Warriors is hitting store shelves in Japan on August 14, Japanese magazine Famitsu reports (via Siliconera). Launching in Japan with the title Zelda Musou, Hyrule Warriors pits The Legend of Zelda series protagonist Link against spawning hordes of famili...

May 20th 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Bayonetta 2 and Hyrule Warriors are set for summertime debuts in Japan, but North America and Europe are still getting by with a nebulous and miasmic 2014 window. Just to recap - just in case - both games are Nintendo-published Wii U exclusives. Hyrule Warriors sees Tecmo Koei bring its dynasty to...

May 8th 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments