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Nioh a ‘triumphant return’ for Koei Tecmo as it eyes the western market

Nioh’s success was never set in stone. The title’s chaotic development started back in 2004, but it only hit shelves this February. An even bigger surprise was director Fumihiko Yasuda’s assertion that the concept of the game had “remained the same throughout development.”  So how could a game whose life …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: Koei Tecmo UK appoints new general manager

Koei Tecmo also hires digital content creator and social media manager, while Bandai Namco bolsters its marketing and PR teams. Three new hires at Koei Tecmo Yusuke Okada (pictured, right) has been appointed as the new general manager for Koei Tecmo Europe. He joins from the publisher’s Tokyo headquarters, where …

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Koei Tecmo: Nioh’s opened a brand new audience for us

The Japanese publisher of recently-released action RPG title Nioh says the game has helped expand its audience. Speaking to MCV, the firm’s president Hisashi Koinuma said that while the publisher takes pride in its more traditional Japanese line-up, which includes the likes of the Warriors series and Nobunaga’s Ambition, its …

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A new Ninja Gaiden project is in the works – but it’s not a game

A new entry in Koei Tecmo’s Ninja Gaiden franchise is coming up, but fans hoping for a new game may be disappointed. Composer Keiji Yamagishi announced earlier this week on Twitter that he was working on a new project related to Ninja Gaiden.” I’ll be able to share more news …

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Eastern gamers far more critical of Nioh difficulty than those in the West

Team Ninja has published the results of a survey taken by those who recently tried the first playable alpha of upcoming PS4 title Nioh. The game has, like so many others, followed the lead of Dark Souls, not least of which when it comes to difficulty. Surprisingly, Asian gamers expressed …

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Nioh PS4 demo lets users choose between resolution and framerate

An open beta for Koei Tecmo’s upcoming action game Nioh includes a graphical option typically more familiar to PC gamers. The 4GB Nioh beta, which is available to download now on PSN in the UK, allows users to choose between two graphics modes – Movie and Action. The former prioritises …

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Retailer Play Asia labels Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 saga ‘SJW nonsense’

Import specialist Play Asia has chosen to use a pro-GamerGate anti-equality hashtag in its response to this morning’s Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 news. Developer Team Ninja said earlier that the game won’t be heading to the West due to fear of a backlash over the game’s representation of women. …

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Backlash concerns keeping Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 out of western markets

Koei Tecmo’s Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 won’t be heading to western territories due to fear of backlash over the game’s representation of women, developer Team Ninja has said. In a post answering a fan question on the officialDead or Alive Facebook page, a representative from the company stated it …

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