Burlingame, CA– April 20, 2009 -- KOEI, recognized worldwide as the premier brand of strategy and action games, today announced that DYNASTY WARRIORS: Strikeforce for PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system has achieved“gold” status. The highly-anticipated action game will be available at retailers beginning the week of April 28, 2009.
DYNASTY WARRIORS: Strikeforce delivers the newest and most revolutionary combat system to the franchise, with never-before-seen aerial fighting techniques, the ability to wield secondary weapons, and most of all the incredible“Fury” that transforms each fighter into a supernatural warrior.
Gamers can get a sneak peak at all of the furious action by downloading a free demo and trailer today, from PlayStation®Network.
Consumers who don’t want to miss out on this year’s hottest multi-player experience can pre-order the game today at: Amazon.com, Game Crazy, GameFly, and GameStop.
About DYNASTY WARRIORS: Strikeforce
The multi-million selling Dynasty Warriors® series has long been renowned for pitting a lone warrior against an army of thousands. The highly-anticipated action game reinvents the Dynasty Warriors brand of action into this year’s hottest multi-player experience on the PSP system.
DYNASTY WARRIORS: Strikeforce is a game unlike any other in the series. For the first time, up to four friends can join together to form a“Strikeforce.” As a team, players will travel to different towns, embark on quests, and use coordinated assaults to conquer heavily-armed fortresses and colossal beasts.
End of level bosses await intrepid heroes with a multitude of guises and deadly attacks while enemies, spread throughout each stage, possess much greater levels of intelligence and more powerful attacks. So now more than ever it’s imperative that players work together as a team and find ways to overcome the challenges and obstacles that stand between them and victory.
New“Fury” transformations give characters even greater supernatural abilities and attacks, including lightning fast speed and the ability to fly. Warriors can now take to the skies and face off against their foes in spectacular aerial combat.
Later this year, KOEI will offer new content for DYNASTY WARRIORS: Strikeforce. Additional quests will be available free-of-charge, exclusively through PlayStation®Store.
DYNASTY WARRIORS: Strikeforce is developed by Omega Force and is for 1 to 4 players. Multi-player play is via ad-hoc mode only. This game is rated“T” (Teen- Violence) by the ESRB. For more information, visit www.koei.com/strikeforce.
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 $291 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.
Dynasty Warriors and the KOEI logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of KOEI Co., Ltd.©2009 KOEI Co., Ltd. All rights reserved.“PlayStation”,“PS” Family logo and“PSP” are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Multiplayer play supported by ad-hoc wireless only. Wireless internet connection and Memory Stick Duo™ may be required (sold separately) for certain functionality. Player is responsible for Wi-Fi and all other fees. 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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