Burlingame, CA, February 4, 2010 -- TECMO KOEI AMERICA Corporation today announced that a free demo of DYNASTY WARRIORS®: Strikeforce is available now for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. Consumers can get the demo beginning today from Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and PlayStation®Network.
The free demo, which has both online multi-player and single player options, transports gamers to a mystic version of ancient China where warriors possess the power of“Fury”. This power gives them superhuman strength, lightning fast speed and the ability to fly.
In the demo’s single-player play, gamers have the option to choose and command up to three AI-controlled officers to join them in offline missions. Online, up to four friends can team up, and use voice or text chat to coordinate assaults.
The Tactical Action game ships to North American retailers on February 16, 2010.
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About DYNASTY WARRIORS: Strikeforce
Unlike any other game in the series DYNASTY WARRIORS: Strikeforce lets up to four friends join together online to form a“Strikeforce”. As a team, players must battle their way across Imperial China using coordinated assaults to conquer heavily-armed fortresses and colossal beasts.
Game developer Omega Force is introducing several new elements exclusive to the console version of DYNASTY WARRIORS: Strikeforce including over 40 console-exclusive missions, command of up to three AI-controlled officers in single-player play, an enemy“Hyperbreak” gauge, the ability to plan special combat tactics, new playable character“Meng Huo”, and online officer trading.
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.
DYNASTY WARRIORS: Strikeforce comes action-packed with over 40 new console-exclusive missions, and nearly 200 quests in all. Players will later be able to download additional campaigns from Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360 and PlayStation®Network.
DYNASTY WARRIORS: Strikeforce is developed by Omega Force and is for 1 to 4 players. This game is rated“T” (Teen– Violence) by the ESRB.
ABOUT TECMO KOEI AMERICA CORP.
TECMO KOEI AMERICA CORP. is a publisher of interactive entertainment software for current generation consoles, handhelds and digital download content based in Burlingame, California. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of TECMO KOEI HOLDINGS CO., LTD., headquartered in Yokohama, Japan. TECMO is best known for the Dead or Alive®, Ninja Gaiden®, Tecmo Bowl® and Fatal Frame® series. KOEI is best known for its Dynasty Warriors® and Samurai Warriors® franchises. On April 1, 2009, TECMO KOEI HOLDINGS CO., LTD was established as a result of the TECMO, LTD. and KOEI Co., Ltd. merger.
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