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Capcom suing Koei Tecmo for possible patent infringement

By Robert Workman, Aug 26, 2014 10:20am PDT

It appears that Koei Tecmo could've been using a technology with its Dynasty Warriors game that Capcom initially introduced, according to the suit.


"Somebody do us all a favor and patent button mashing. It'll cut down the number of crap games."

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Tecmo Koei Delays Two Citing Quality Concerns

By Chris Faylor, Feb 02, 2010 9:05am PST

Tecmo Koei has delayed two of its titles--Quantum Theory and Trinity--due to quality concerns and revised their release windows to TBA, reports...


Fist of the North Star Game 'Hokuto Musou' Announced

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 14, 2009 6:57am PDT

Face-exploding manga and anime Fist of the North Star is to be recreated in 'Hokuto Musou' for on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, KOEI has...


"<shudder> Best thing about that movie was Chris Penn. CHRIS PENN!"

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Tecmo and Koei to Merge in April 2009

By Blake Ellison, Nov 18, 2008 11:08am PST

Tecmo, publisher of the Ninja Gaiden and Dead or Alive series, has successfully negotiated a merger with fellow Japanese publisher Koei, and the...


"Romance of the Three Kingdoms + the bikini'd cast of DoA. Oh man."

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Tecmo and Koei Talk Merger

By Blake Ellison, Sep 09, 2008 9:35am PDT

Japanese game studio Tecmo, publisher of Dead or Alive and Ninja Gaiden, turned heads last week when it turned down a buyout offer from Final...


Square Enix Backs Down from Tecmo Takeover Bid, Looks for Other Buyout Targets

By Blake Ellison, Sep 05, 2008 11:29am PDT

Square Enix, which recently made "a friendly offer" to buy a controlling stake in Japanese publisher Tecmo, has withdrawn its proposal following a...


"Seems how tecmo can't afford to pay their bonuses to their employee's, maybe they should have ..."

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Tecmo Rejects Square Enix Buyout Offer, In Merger Talks with Dynasty Warriors Owner Koei

By Chris Faylor, Sep 04, 2008 7:55am PDT

Japanese game developer Tecmo today rejected the buyout offer from Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest owner Square Enix, instead opting to pursue...


"I agree. Even though Square-Enix's games have left me uninspired now, they do have a lot of ..."

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Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 2 Coming Next Year to 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2

By Blake Ellison, Sep 02, 2008 10:47am PDT

Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 2 will come to North America next year for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 2, publisher Namco Bandai announced...


"even if you don't openly admit it, everyone is a sucker for dynasty warriors.... me included :)"

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Fatal Inertia EX Slams onto PSN Next Month

By Nick Breckon, Apr 29, 2008 11:38am PDT

Koei's long-developed futuristic racer Fatal Inertia EX is hitting the PlayStation Network next month, MTV Multiplayer reports. Fatal Inertia...


"That's a shame. There's a huge void where many a futuristic racer should be. "

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