Burlingame, CA, July 09, 2009 -- KOEI, recognized worldwide as the premier brand of strategy and action games, today announced that the best-selling WARRIORS OROCHI®2 is coming to PSP® (PlayStation® Portable) system on August 25, 2009.
With four different storylines featuring characters from SAMURAI WARRIORS® and DYNASTY WARRIORS®, WARRIORS OROCHI 2 includes three new game modes: Dream, VS and Survival, as well as“Tag Team”-style matches that pit fighters in head-to-head arena combat.
A star-studded lineup boasts 96 playable characters from the DYNASTY WARRIORS and SAMURAI WARRIORS series including the massive boar-like Gyuki and the faceless Dodomeki. New playable characters not found in the original console release include the graceful San Zang and the warrior-monk Benkei.
New features exclusive to the PSP system also include: 2-Player VS mode plus Co-op play in Story, Free and Dream modes, 12 new scenarios in Dream mode, and a Japanese and English voice option.
Gamers can pre-order the game now from Amazon.com, GameFly, and GameStop.
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About WARRIORS OROCHI 2
Shattering time and space, the venomous Serpent King Orochi kidnapped history’s greatest warriors in a scheme to test his might. The heroes eventually defeated Orochi and his menacing army. Now the slain Orochi lies in the netherworld, and a mysterious alliance is hatching a plan to resurrect Orochi.
Key features include: 96 playable characters from the DYNASTY WARRIORS and SAMURAI WARRIORS, 2-Player VS mode plus Co-op play in Story, Free and Dream modes, a Japanese and English voice option, 12 new scenarios in Dream mode, an install function to improve loading times, and improved graphic draw distances
WARRIORS OROCHI 2 for the PSP system is developed by KOEI Canada and based on an original work by Omega Force. Play is for 1 to 2 players. Multi-player play is via ad-hoc wireless only. This game is rated“T” (Teen– Mild Suggestive Themes, Violence) by the ESRB.
About KOEI Corporation
Based in Burlingame, California, KOEI Corporation established operations in 1988 as the North American subsidiary of KOEI Co., Ltd. of Japan. KOEI is respected worldwide as the premier brand of strategy and simulation games, and is the innovator of the Tactical Action genre. The company's Warriors series of games have generated a combined 18 million units in global sales.
KOEI develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software for video game systems and personal computers. For fiscal 2008, KOEI posted worldwide revenues of $286 million. KOEI maintains operations in Japan, the U.S., the UK, Canada, China, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and Lithuania. More information about KOEI and its products can be found at www.koei.com.
WARRIORS OROCHI, DYNASTY WARRIORS, SAMURAI WARRIORS, and the KOEI logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of KOEI Co., Ltd.©2008-2009 KOEI Co., Ltd. All rights reserved.“PlayStation”,“PS” Family logo and“PSP” are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Memory Stick Duo™ may be required (sold separately) for certain functionality. Multiplayer play supported by ad-hoc wireless only. The ratings icon is a trademark of the Entertainment Software Association. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.
Press Release©2009 KOEI Co., Ltd.
Jarik R. Sikat
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