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Ninja Gaiden adds Move support

GAMESCOM:Tecmo KOEIhas announced that Ninja Gaiden 3 will include full support for the PlayStation Move controller. It’s the first third party title in some time to confirm support for the controller. We are really excited to announce this fantastic news at Gamescom”, Team Ninja’s Yosuke Hayashi stated. Ninja Gaiden 3 …

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Tecmo Koei CEO to resign

The CEO of Tecmo Koei has announced that he is to resign from his position at the end of November. Andriasang reports that, effective immediately, Yoichi Erikawa has become the publisher’s president and CEO. Current CEO Kenji Matsubara will remain as a director until the end of the month when …

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ESRB retracts Dead Or Alive comments

Ratings body ESRB has apologised for certain comments made about Tecmo Koei’s upcoming PSP title, Dead Or Alive paradise. Yesterday, a variety of outlets reported on the board’s description of the controversial title. The official ESRB website said: Parents and consumers should know that the game contains a fair amount …

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Tecmo Koei sticks with Dynasty Warriors

Tecmo Koei has pledged not to forget its Dynasty Warriors series as the publisher seeks to move into new markets. The firm has ambitious plans to increase its share in the global games market through the development of new IP. But the publisher is also intent on updating its classic …

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Quantum Theory goes multi-platform

Publisher Tecmo Koei has confirmed that its upcoming third person shooter Quantum Theory is no long a PS3 exclusive and will be released on both Sony’s console and Xbox 360 in spring next year. The original IP is Tecmo Koei’s first ever title in the genre as the publisher looks …

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Koeis western sales at 8 per cent

Koei games sold outside of Japan currently only account for 8 per cent of the company’s total sales. That’s according to Sony Japan Studios’ senior vice president Yasuhide Kobayashi, who discussed how Japanese companies are failing to engage audiences outside of their home market. Kobayashi claimed Koei is struggling the …

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Sony hails birth of new Euro powerhouse

SCEE has backed Tecmo Koei Europe to become a significant player in the European video games market. The newly-formed publisher was officially revealed last week, and has pledged to grow its presence in the West by developing new IP and making its established franchises, including Dynasty Warriors, more accessible to …

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