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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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Koei Tecmo looks to licensed titles as six-month results fall flat

Koei Tecmo has reported six-month financial results showing dips in both revenue and profit, though the company believes the strong performances of its collaboration titles” will lead to better-than-expected full year results. The firm brought in $20.45m in profit for the first six months of its fiscal year (ending March …

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Latest Nobunaga’s Ambition release heading west for PlayStation consoles, PC

Koei Tecmo’s most recent entry in the Nobunaga’s Ambition franchise will receive release in Europe and North America this September. According to an update on the publisher’s Facebook page, the game has been renamed Nobunanga’s Ambition: Sphere of Influence for its western release. It will arrive stateside on September 1st …

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Koei Tecmo’s gaming dynasty

Koei Tecmo’s Dynasty Warriors has been going for over 18 years now, with eight numbered releases and countless expansions and special editions. And in spite of being – for lack of a better term – very Japanese, the series has been a moderate success in the West. Since the start …

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Team Ninja warns of Dead or Alive 5: Last Round bugs as launch stumbles

Dead or Alive 5: Last Round buyers are being warned of a save data corrupting bug. Developer Team Ninja has told users not to play tutorial levels 40.8 and 40.9 as doing so will freeze the game and, worse still, corrupt save data. The bug applies to the German, Spanish, …

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Hyrule Warriors ships 1m units worldwide

Hyrule Warriors has shipped a million copies internationally since its launch last year, publisher Koei Tecmo has announced. A Koei Tecmo Europe representative confirmed the milestone to Joystiq, and the company is celebrating by releasing a batch of desktop wallpapers based on the fighting mash-up. Hyrule Warriors originally launched last …

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Miyamoto wanted Hyrule Warriors to be less Zelda and more Dynasty Warriors

Upcoming Wii U title was once a far more traditional Legend of Zelda experience. That all changed, however, once Nintendo’s development boss Shigeru Miyamoto intervened. At first, when [Koei Tecmo development producer] Hayashi-san approached me, he wanted to make this title closer to a Zelda game than a Dynasty Warriors …

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VIDEO: UK release confirmed for Dead or Alive 5: Last Round

Koei Tecmo has confirmed that Dead or Alive 5: Last Round will be released in both America and Europe. The game was announced as part of Sony’s pre-Tokyo Game Show press event yesterday. Furthermore, Last Round will be sold for less than your typical RRP – 34.99 on PS4 and …

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Dead or Alive 5 is getting an HD release on PS4 and Xbox One

A fairly unexpected HD re-release for PS4 and Xbox One has been announced in the form of Koei Tecmo’s Dead or Alive 5. It’s called Dead or Alive 5: Last Round and will be based on the original game that was first released on PS3 and Xbox 360 in 2012. …

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