Bladestorm Heads Into Battle On Xbox Live And PlayStation Network

Hertfordshire, UK- October 02, 2007 - KOEI, today announced the release of the playable demo for Bladestorm: The Hundred Years’ War. The playable demo will be available to download from Thursday 4th October on both Xbox Live and PlayStation Network. The full release of this epic, real time strategy/action title will follow on November 2nd.


In the early half of the 14th century a quarrel over English succession to the French throne escalated into what history would come to know as the Hundred Years’ War. In 2007, KOEI’s upcoming video game, BLADESTORM™: THE HUNDRED YEARS’ WAR will bring to life the intensity and drama of a war-torn Medieval Europe featuring a rich tapestry of legendary characters including Joan of Arc and Prince Edward- later to be called the Black Prince.

Utilizing a brand new game engine attainable only through the power of next-generation hardware, the game’s armies will collide on the battlefield at an unprecedented scale. Countless numbers of fearless soldiers will clash on screen in ferocious battles, where tactics and cunning will combine with valor and might to determine who is left standing when the dust settles on one of history’s most epic conflicts.

About Koei Ltd.

KOEI Ltd. is a subsidiary of Japanese company KOEI Co., Ltd. and has had offices in Hertfordshire, UK since 2003. KOEI maintains operations in Japan, the US, UK, Canada, China, Korea, France, Taiwan, Singapore, and Lithuania. KOEI employs over 900 people worldwide with sales exceeding $250 million. The company constantly seeks to achieve a fine balance between entertainment, technology, art and education and provides games that will mesmerize gamers globally.

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