Tecmo Koei News


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."

- snubble100 see all 2 comments

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 ..."

- Psydswipe see all 2 comments

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 ..."

- RowjinZee see all 5 comments

Dynasty Warriors: Pokemon originally pitched by Tecmo Koei

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 20, 2012 6:30am PST

Pokemon + Nobunaga's Ambition is an odd pairing of Nintendo's iconic kid-friendly franchise and Koei's feudal Japanese strategy series. But an even more bizarre collaboration was being considered: a Dynasty Warriors crossover game.


Spirit Camera, Fatal Frame spin-off for 3DS, coming to America

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 17, 2012 7:30am PST

The ghosts and ghoulies of the Fatal Frame series will enter our world on Friday, April 13, Nintendo has announced, confirming that Tecmo Koei's 3DS augmented reality spin-off of the survival horror series will indeed be released in North America.


Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus added to Vita launch line-up

By Steve Watts, Jan 06, 2012 5:45pm PST

Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus for the PlayStation Vita has been moved from the nebulous "launch window" to February 22, alongside the system itself.


Chrono Trigger writer brought in for Ninja Gaiden 3

By Steve Watts, Dec 23, 2011 9:15am PST

Ninja Gaiden 3 game director Yosuke Hayashi talks about bringing back the writer for the original NES game, who also worked on Chrono Trigger.


"Time Travel and Alternate Timelines when ever one adds those into the equations things are ..."

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Pokemon + Nobunaga's Ambition announced for Nintendo DS

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 19, 2011 8:45am PST

Pokemon + Nobunaga's Ambition is a new game announced for the Nintendo DS that combines Nintendo's cuddly pocket monsters with Tecmo Koei's strategy franchise based on feudal Japanese history.


"Iashuka Honda, Prepare the cannons! And the Charmanders, for battle!"

- Shyssiryxius see all 5 comments

Dynasty Warriors Next confirmed for Vita launch

By Steve Watts, Dec 09, 2011 8:00pm PST

Dynasty Warriors Next, the announced DW game for PlayStation Vita, will be a system launch game in North America on February 22.


"wonder if the DW series is ever going to revisit PC, Im still playing DW 4 Hyper (had 6 too, but ..."

- soundcreepy see all 3 comments

Atelier developer Gust acquired by Tecmo Koei

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 07, 2011 8:45am PST

Gust, developers of cult JRPG favorites, like the Atelier and Ar tonelico series, has been acquired by Tecmo Koei.