Tecmo Koei News


Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z preview: fighting without honor

By Steve Watts, Jun 17, 2013 8:15am PDT

Hands-on impressions of Yaiba from E3 2013, with thoughts from executive producer Keiji Inafune.


Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate: Core Fighters is free-to-play, coming to PS3

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 03, 2013 10:05am PDT

Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate is going free-to-play. "Core Fighers" will be available on PS3 this September, and it will make the "core game" experience...


"let me guess... the more money you pay, the more jiggly the tits get?"

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Dynasty Warriors 8 announced, coming July 16

By Steve Watts, Apr 03, 2013 8:20am PDT

Tecmo Koei announced Dynasty Warriors 8 today, coming July 16 to PS3 and 360. It will feature alternate-history scenarios and multiple endings based on those outcomes.


"Will this one actually get a physical release? The last few games have been PSN only on the ..."

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Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge coming to PS3, 360 in April

By Steve Watts, Feb 06, 2013 10:15am PST

Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge is coming to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on April 2.


Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus for Vita joins PlayStation Plus library

By Steve Watts, Jan 28, 2013 1:15pm PST

Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus will be added to the Vita PlayStation Plus line-up tomorrow, along with discounts on some other titles.


"This is excellent timing because I ordered a Vita last week and it will be here today! ..."

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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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