BURLINGAME, Calif., June 10, 2010– Tecmo Koei America today announced its Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) lineup of titles. The formation of Tecmo Koei America represents a bold new direction for two world-renown gaming companies, Tecmo and Koei. Under Tecmo Koei America, the company will redefine the action genre through blending Japanese tradition with the latest in innovative technologies and design. E3 2010 will mark a new era for the company as it pulls the curtain on four unique titles ranging from manga-inspired action brawlers to an action RPG steeped in high fantasy.
“We’re excited to offer a strong lineup of games this year under the new Tecmo Koei America formation,” said Tak Yamamoto, Executive Vice President.“Each game promises to deliver fun and amazing experiences drawing inspiration from world-renown comics and ancient history, as well as creating all-new IPs, all of which defines the essence of the Tecmo Koei America and its direction in the future.”
Tecmo Koei America will have on display a salvo of new titles for PlayStation ® 3 and the Xbox 360 ® video game and entertainment system for Microsoft:
Fist of the North Star ® : Ken’s Rage
Prepare for the merciless action and brutal hand-to-hand combat of FIST OF THE NORTH STAR ® : Ken’s Rage! Put your martial arts skills to the test against masses of bloodthirsty enemies in this no-holds-barred action brawler ripped from the pages of the popular manga classic.
Quantum Theory TM
Experience Syd and Filena’s adventurous ascent through a treacherous tower in this dark fantasy, third-person/action shooter! Navigate through intense, shape-shifting battlefields, and perform powerful, two-character combo attacks with Filena in your quest to take down the living tower.
Warriors: Legends of Troy TM
In the age when Zeus Almighty ruled over immortals and men, what begins as a truce between two cities quickly erupts into a massive war that will shake the very foundations of Olympus. Battle as legendary fighters for the Trojans or the Greeks, and play out two dark and bloody storylines inspired by both history and legend.
TRINITY: Souls of Zill O’ll TM
TRINITY: Souls of Zill O’ll TM is a truly epic Action RPG that delivers an unforgettable journey through a world in peril. Players control three heroic characters using an innovative party system, as their quests take them to vast fields, mysterious cities and dark chambers.
Tecmo Koei America will also have key producers on hand for interview opportunities. Hands on demos along with more information and assets will be available at the Tecmo Koei America E3 location (South Hall/ Booth #2047).
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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