Burlingame, CA– November 3, 2008 -- KOEI, recognized worldwide as the premier brand of strategy and action games, today announced that DYNASTY WARRIORS 6 for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system has reached gold status. The highly-anticipated Tactical Action game ships on November 18, 2008 to North American retailers including: Amazon, EBGames, Game Crazy, GameFly, GameStop, and Walmart.
Featuring the full cast of playable characters of the original release, DYNASTY WARRIORS 6 for PlayStation 2 comes action-packed with platform-exclusive content including: 10 new scenarios, five additional stages, plus new“Musou” mode stories and weapons for popular characters Zhang He, Cao Pi, Ling Tong, Ma Chao, Taishi Ci and Yue Ying.
DYNASTY WARRIORS 6 also comes to Windows-based PC on November 18, 2008 exclusively through digital download for residents of North America and Brazil. The game is in stores now for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
About DYNASTY WARRIORS 6
Selling over 18 million units combined worldwide, KOEI’s award-winning DYNASTY WARRIORS series and SAMURAI WARRIORS® series of Tactical Action games have become a global phenomenon.
Based on the epic novel, Romance of the Three Kingdoms, the genre-defining DYNASTY WARRIORS 6 depicts the massive battles ignited by the fall of the Han Dynasty when three rebellious states moved to overthrow the Emperor of China.
DYNASTY WARRIORS 6 delivers the unparalleled exhilaration of single-handedly destroying thousands of soldiers on massive battlefields. Utilizing spectacular fighting techniques motion-captured from some of today’s leading stuntmen and stuntwomen in Asia, DYNASTY WARRIORS 6 immerses gamers in a truly cinematic kung-fu adventure. The game’s lightning-fast fighting, intuitive combat system and breathtaking environments create a visceral gaming experience that pushes the limits of Tactical Action.
Developed by KOEI’s Omega Force, DYNASTY WARRIORS 6 is rated“T” (Teen– Violence) by the ESRB. DYNASTY WARRIORS 6 is for 1 to 2 players (offline). The version for PlayStation 2 comes on a single disc. Gamers can visit the re-launched DYNASTY WARRIORS 6 minisite at www.koei.com/dw6 for more details.
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 2007, KOEI posted worldwide revenues of $256 million. KOEI maintains operations in Japan, the U.S., the UK, France, Canada, China, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and Lithuania. More information about KOEI and its products can be found at www.koei.com.
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Press Release©2008 KOEI Co., Ltd.
Jarik R. Sikat
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