Burlingame, CA -- October 21, 2008 -- KOEI, recognized worldwide as the premier brand of strategy and action games, today announced that a free demo of DYNASTY WARRIORS®6 for Windows-based PC is now ready for download. Gamers can visit the recently re-launched DYNASTY WARRIORS 6 minisite at www.koei.com/dw6 for more details.
The full version of DYNASTY WARRIORS 6 for Windows-based PC will be available for purchase on November 18, 2008 exclusively through digital download for residents of North America and Brazil.
DYNASTY WARRIORS 6 for Windows-based PC System Requirements
Minimum: Pentium® 4 1.6GHz, Windows XP/Vista, 512MB RAM, 5GB or more of free space, 640×480 High Color enabled, 3D Accelerator with Hardware T&L and Pixel Shading supporting 128MB or more of VRAM, DirectX 9.0c+, DirectX 9.0c+ compliant, 16-bit stereo with 44KHz playback supported by Windows XP/Vista, keyboard
Recommended: Intel® Core™2Duo 2.4GHz, Windows XP/Vista, 512MB RAM, 5GB or more of free space, 1280×720 True Color enabled, 16:9, 3D Accelerator with Hardware T&L and Pixel Shading supporting 128MB or more of VRAM, DirectX 9.0c+, DirectX 9.0c+, DirectX 9.0c+ compliant, 16-bit stereo with 44KHz playback supported by Windows XP/Vista, DirectX 9.0 compatible, 12-button game pad
The following video cards have been tested and found compatible with the product.
ATI Radeon™: X1650, X1950, HD 2600, HD 3650
NVIDIA GeForce™: 7600, 7900, 8500, 8600, 9600
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.
Also slated for this November, DYNASTY WARRIORS 6 for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system will now come as a single disc. Action-packed with the full cast of playable characters and pulse-pounding scenarios of the original release, this new version features platform-exclusive content including never-before-seen "Musou" mode stories, new weapons, plus five additional stages and 10 new scenarios.
DYNASTY WARRIORS 6 for the PlayStation 2 ships to North American retailers the week of November 18, 2008. 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.
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). For additional information, visit www.koei.com/dw6.
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.
DYNASTY WARRIORS, SAMURAI WARRIORS and the KOEI logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of KOEI Co., Ltd.©2007-2008. "PlayStation", "PLAYSTATION" and "PS" Family logo are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Video output in HD requires cables and an HD-compatible display, both sold separately. Microsoft, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox LIVE, and the Xbox logos are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies. The ratings icon is a trademark of the Entertainment Software Association. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.
Press Release©2008 KOEI Co., Ltd.
Jarik R. Sikat
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