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Koei Announces Samurai Warriors Xtreme Legends 15 years 1 month ago #4485

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KOEI ANNOUNCES SAMURAI WARRIORS™ XTREME LEGENDS™ FOR NORTH AMERICAKOEI Corporation will Publish the Expansion Disc for the PlayStation®2 Computer Entertainment SystemBurlingame, CA – July 19, 2004 – KOEI, recognized worldwide as a leading brand of strategy and action games, today announced that it will publish SAMURAI WARRIORS™ XTREME LEGENDS in North America. The expansion pack, which can also be played without the original Samurai Warriors disc, is exclusive to the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system. The North American release of SAMURAI WARRIORS XTREME LEGENDS is scheduled for this November."We are excited about introducing the popular Xtreme Legends series into the Samurai Warriors line of games. The previous Xtreme Legends games took console gaming in a new direction by working as both standalone games and as expansion packs loaded with new modes of play, and all-new features. Samurai Warriors Xtreme Legends will progress this tradition. We are taking this opportunity to bring our fans’ influence to the game," said Amos Ip, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at KOEI Corporation. "Our excitement will undoubtedly resonate among Samurai Warriors players hungry for more Tactical Action."The soon to be released game will introduce new characters, and new chapters to the story of the Samurai Warriors. Players will discover more impressive weapons as well as a variety of new items and fighting skills. Along with new content, SAMURAI WARRIORS XTREME LEGENDS also opens up the original game’s character growth system for continued character development, so that players can create more powerful warriors. SAMURAI WARRIORS XTREME LEGENDS is being developed by KOEI’s internal studio, Omega Force, the award-winning team behind the Dynasty Warriors® series. SAMURAI WARRIORS XTREME LEGENDS is a Tactical Action game for 1-2 Players and is rated “RP” (Rating Pending) by the ESRB. About Samurai WarriorsSet in 16th century Japan, the fall of the Ashikaga Shogunate caused a series of major wars between individual warlords vying for power. This era in Japanese history became known as the Sengoku or "warring states" period. SAMURAI WARRIORS reveals the stories from this dramatic era and combines it with pure Tactical Action gameplay.Learn more about Samurai Warriors on the game’s official minisite at www.samurai-warriors.com.About KOEI CorporationKOEI Corporation, the North American subsidiary of KOEI Co., Ltd. of Japan, established operations in 1988. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, the company is now in its sixteenth year and is recognized as a leader in the highly competitive video game industry. KOEI is respected worldwide as the premier brand for Strategy and Simulation games, and is recognized as the innovator of the Tactical Action genre. The company’s Dynasty Warriors® series has generated nearly 7 million units in sales worldwide, since releasing for the PlayStation game consoles in 1997.KOEI maintains operations in Japan, the U.S., the U.K., Canada, China, Korea and Taiwan. KOEI employs over six hundred people worldwide, with sales exceeding $250 million. The company constantly seeks the fine balance between entertainment, technology, art and education, and provides games that will mesmerize gamers across the globe. More information about KOEI and its products can be found on the company’s websites, located at www.koei.com, www.koei.co.uk, and www.koei.co.jp.Samurai Warriors, Xtreme Legends, Dynasty Warriors, and the KOEI logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of KOEI Co., Ltd. ©2004 KOEI Co., Ltd. All rights reserved. “PlayStation” and the “PS” Family logo are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.Press Release Linkage
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Koei Announces Samurai Warriors Xtreme Legends 15 years 1 month ago #4557

I was hoping that Koei would do that.My only real complaint about SW was the lack of characters.Only 15 or so characters total instead of the 30-40 in DW.
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