Tecmo Koei News


Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 slowly turning away from exploding Wii U on February 7

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 14, 2013 1:00pm PST

The Wii U is already dead, but it won't look puzzled, groan, convulse, bloat, then burst in a shower of blood until February 7. See, publisher Tecmo Koei today confirmed that's when Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 will hit Nintendo's shiny new gamebox, two days after la...


"capt tripps, i suggest you stop before you embarrass yourself. Watch a few clips of FOTNS ..."

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Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus coming February 26

By Steve Watts, Dec 14, 2012 11:30am PST

Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus is coming to Vita on February 26, Tecmo has announced.


"I think the Vita version is 30 fps if it's like Sigma 1 Plus. There aren't a lot of good action ..."

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Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge to get two DLC characters

By John Keefer, Dec 05, 2012 10:30am PST

Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge just launched on the Wii U, but already, Team Ninja has revealed two new DLC characters coming to the game for multiplayer sometime in the near future.


Dead or Alive 5 coming to Vita

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 05, 2012 8:20am PST

Bif! Bam! Pow! Do you like punching women? Do you like punching women then watching them jiggle? Do you like punching women then watching them jiggle on public transport? Then you're in luck! Team Ninja's jiggly fighting game Dead or Alive 5 is coming to PlayStation Vita in ...


Ninja Gaiden 3 Wii U features detailed

By Steve Watts, Oct 25, 2012 2:00pm PDT

Tecmo Koei has detailed the new features coming to Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge when it launches alongside the Wii U on November 18.


Dead or Alive 5 free costume DLC brings alien Teletubby

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 02, 2012 6:45am PDT

A free pack of costumes for Dead or Alive 5 dropped today, with 11 new sets of glad rags to punch and jiggle in. Given how absurd Dead or Alive is, the new outfits are surprisingly sensible and unrevealing. Well, aside from the big silver space-Teletubby up there.


"It's been in DoA since 2, at least. Funny stuff. You used to be able to turn the light on and ..."

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Inafune's 'Yaiba' revealed as Ninja Gaiden Z

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 19, 2012 6:00am PDT

Keiji Inafune's zombie-slaying ninja 'em up revealed last week under the codename 'Yaiba' is, in fact, Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, starring a fallen ninja resurrected as a cyborg to slay Ryu Hayabusa. A collaboration between series creator Team Ninja, Inafune's Comcept, and Lost ...


"Can't wait for that game and if it's true that it's coming to PC, I'm even more excited. Ninja ..."

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Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 announced

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 06, 2012 4:40pm PDT

A few years back, Tecmo Koei stuffed manga series Fist of the North into its Dynasty Warriors mould and squeezed out Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage. A sequel was confirmed E3 with a trailer, but the publisher has nothing to say about the game beyond that.


"I really liked the first one. Great for 20-30 min sessions of whooping ass. I dunno about buying ..."

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Dead or Alive 5 bouncing out in September

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 05, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Team Ninja's breast simulator-cum-fighting game Dead or Alive 5 will lollop onto Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on September 25, publisher Tecmo Koei confirmed today at E3. Come watch the E3 trailer and gawp at its new screenshots.


"I think we need a competition before we can make any crazy claims like that."

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Ninja Gaiden 3 demo cuts in

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 25, 2012 7:30am PDT

Do you enjoy stabbing men? If so (and who doesn't?), you may have been put off by the lukewarm response to Ninja Gaiden 3, but you can now give it a go yourself, as a demo was released yesterday for Team Ninja's stab 'em up.


"Easy button masher and Ninja Gaiden should never be used in the same sentence or anywhere close ..."

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Pokemon Conquest mixes monsters with Japanese history

By Steve Watts, Apr 04, 2012 2:30pm PDT

Nintendo has announced that Tecmo Koei's stab at a Pokemon game will be published in the US, titled Pokemon Conquest. It's coming June 18.


New Ninja Gaiden 3 DLC available

By John Keefer, Apr 03, 2012 6:00pm PDT

Team Ninja releases more content for Ryu for single player and multiplayer on the PS3 and Xbox 360.


"Black and 2 were so awesome, this games existence saddens me...."

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Dynasty Warriors VS getting Link and Samus costumes

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 14, 2012 10:30am PDT

Nintendo and Tecmo Koei are continuing their bizarre collaborations. How about Dynasty Warriors x Zelda? Dynasty Warriors x Metroid?


"I've never liked Zero Suit Samus and I've never liked Dynasty Warriors so I'll pass on this."

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Ninja Gaiden 3 'Dragon Sword' accessory spotted at retail

By Steve Watts, Mar 13, 2012 2:30pm PDT

A Canadian retailer has listed a "Dragon Sword" edition of Ninja Gaiden 3, which packs in a bloody foam Move attachment. However, it isn't listed anywhere else, giving us cause for skepticism.


"It's by Interworks and they've released plenty of these types of accessories in the US so it ..."

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Dead or Alive 5 to include Virtua Fighter's Akira

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 05, 2012 11:15am PST

Team Ninja has revealed a special surprise guest character for Dead or Alive 5. Virtua Fighter's Akira will be a playable character in the fighting game sequel.


"Pretty neat...I wonder if he's the only VF5 character who will make an appearance... Also, I ..."

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