Hertfordshire, UK- MARCH 3, 2008 - KOEI today announced the release of Warriors Orochi on PC and PSP. For the first time in the history of the multi-million selling Warriors’ series Warriors Orochi combined the entire casts of both Samurai Warriors and Dynasty Warriors for one almighty tear up. Now, this pulsating recreation of historical battlefield action is coming to the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) System and PC and will be available to buy in store on March 28, 2008.
“Having received so much feedback from fans who were desperate to have the full Warriors console experience in a portable format we’re really pleased to now be able to give them exactly what they’ve wished for.” Said Will Curley, Sales Manager for KOEI Europe.“For the first time on PSP the huge battlefields from the console versions of Warriors Orochi have been recreated and crammed into a portable gaming experience along with the entire cast of characters. Warriors Orochi is a massive step forward for Warriors games on PSP and we’ve been really impressed with just what we can do on PSP. Bringing our unique brand of tactical action to PC is also a very significant move for us as we look ahead to achieving much more on this platform. Warriors Orochi is just the first step as we look towards a number of new releases on PC in the coming months.”
About WARRIORS OROCHI
Warriors Orochi boasts an amazing roster of 77 playable characters from both the Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors franchises, while four action-packed“crossover” storylines unveil events where characters from either series are pitted against one another.
The game’s new“Team Battle System” and“Weapon Fusion” push Tactical Action to a whole new level. For the first time in KOEI’s Tactical Action games, players can create their own three-person tag team. At any given time, one warrior will be engaged in battle, while the other two are recuperating; restoring their Life Meters and Musou Gauges. Every character is categorized according to offensive ability, and with new fighting techniques, it’s up to the player to find the most lethal combination of warriors.“Weapon Fusion” lets players combine the attributes from different weapons for more devastating results.
About Koei Ltd.
KOEI Ltd. is a subsidiary of Japanese company KOEI Co., Ltd. and has had offices in Hertfordshire, UK since 2003. KOEI maintains operations in Japan, the US, UK, Canada, China, Korea, France, Taiwan, Singapore, and Lithuania. KOEI employs over 900 people worldwide with sales exceeding $250 million. The company constantly seeks to achieve a fine balance between entertainment, technology, art and education and provides games that will mesmerize gamers globally.