We last heard of Ni-Oh! in 2012. The game, based on an Akira Kurosawa script, was announced in 2005. "I heard that it's been stopped, but it's actually very much in development," Tecmo Koei's Yosuke Hayashi told Venture Beat. "We still need a little time before showing it off, but it is starting to come together."
Even when the music is melancholy and the game's name is as silly as Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky, there's just something about the opening cinematics for new games in Gust's alchemy-based role-playing game series that makes my dimples pop.
In Japan, everything changes in the spring. And this April 1, Tecmo Koei, from the sound of it, is making some big changes. At least, on paper.
Dynasty Warriors voice actor Tsuyoshi Takishita died after slipping and falling on his way home. He was 37. [ANN]
Koei's hack and slash series Warriors Orochi is headed to the Wii U when it launches in Japan on December 8 with Musou Orochi 2 Hyper, a Wii U version of the PS3 and Xbox 360 Orochi game.
The budget version of tactical role-playing game Sangokushi VIII that was released on July 12 did not contain Sangokushi VIII on the UMD. Instead, it contained Sangokushi VII.
Fist of the North Star is back to punch the crap out of gamers with Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2.
While it was once one of the most popular and well received series in gaming, Dynasty Warriors seems to receive more and more negative feedback with each iteration. This is not due to radical shifts in gameplay and/or tone—as many game sequels are accused of doing—but rather the exact opposite: Negative comments…
In recent years, the Dynasty Warriors series has found new life by merging its signature gameplay with popular anime; first Gundam, then Fist of the North Star, and now One Piece. But is One Piece: Pirate Warriors just more of the same old hack-and-slash we've come to expect, or is there some treasure buried just…