Warriors Orochi Reaches Gold Status

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Posted on September 6, 2007, Stephany Warriors Orochi Reaches Gold Status

KOEI announced today that Warriors Orochi has reached gold status and will be available at North American retailers beginning the week of September 18, 2007, for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 2. Warriors Orochi includes 77 characters from both Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors who must team-up to wage war against a new, powerful force.

“For the first time in KOEI’s Tactical Action games, players will be able to create their own three-person tag team. At any given time, one warrior will be engaged in battle, while the other two are recuperating; restoring their Life Meters and Musou Gauges. Every character is categorized according to offensive ability, and with new fighting techniques, it’s up to the player to find the most lethal combination of warriors. “Weapon Fusion” lets players combine the attributes from different weapons for more devastating results.”

For more information on Warriors Orochi, please check out our previous posts, the brand new screens below, and Koei’s official warriors orochiwarriors orochiwarriors orochi

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Full Press Release and Gaming Features After the Jump

Gaming Features and Storyline:

Without warning, the Serpent King Orochi descended from the heavens. Using his unworldly powers to shatter time and space, Orochi kidnapped the strongest, wisest and most courageous warriors from Ancient China and Feudal Japan to test his might against the heroes of these ages.Most of the great armies of these two periods would succumb to the might of Orochi. Yet powerful warriors remain and are ready to continue the fight. Now, the greatest showdown in history is about to take place…

  • Play as any of the 77 legendary characters from the Dynasty Warriors® and Samurai Warriors® video game series. Yoshimoto Imagawa, Goemon Ishikawa and Kunoichi will return as playable characters. There are also two new un-lockable characters Orochi and Da Ji.
  • Go into battle with your own three-person tag team using characters from either series with the new “Team Battle System”. Players will form a team using any three available characters. At any given time, one warrior will be engaged in battle, while the other two are recuperating, restoring their Life Meters and Musou Gauges. In battle, the player can rotate to a different character in real-time.
  • Match wits against the Serpent King Orochi and history’s mightiest warriors! Ancient China and Feudal Japan will collide in four original storylines.
  • Marvel as China’s mighty Lu Bu faces off against the fierce samurai Tadakatsu Honda, then bear witness to the encounter between two powerful warlords Nobunaga Oda and Cao Cao.
  • Combine attributes from different weapons for more devastating results with the new Weapon Fusion System.
  • Play previously played and unlocked stages with any combination of available characters in Free mode.
  • Step into a Gallery with over 300 artifacts from the Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors series.

Official Press Release:
WARRIORS OROCHI™ REACHES GOLD STATUS
Blockbuster Franchises Dynasty Warriors® and Samurai Warriors® will Collide in KOEI’s Monumental Video Game Crossover Event!

Burlingame, CA – September 6, 2007 — KOEI, recognized worldwide as the premier brand of strategy and action games, announced today that Warriors Orochi™ has reached gold status and will be available at retailers throughout North America beginning the week of September 18, 2007, for the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system.

About Warriors Orochi
Without warning, the venomous Serpent King Orochi descended from the skies above. Using his unworldly powers to shatter time and space, Orochi kidnapped the strongest, wisest and most courageous warriors from Ancient China and Feudal Japan in a scheme to test his might against the heroes of these ages.

Most of the great armies of these two periods would succumb to the might of Orochi. Yet powerful warriors remain and are ready to continue the fight. Now, the greatest showdown in history is about to take place…

In Warriors Orochi the characters from both franchises must team-up to wage war against this new, yet powerful force. The game boasts an amazing roster of 77 playable characters from both the Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors franchises, while four action-packed “crossover” storylines feature amazing team-ups and some long-awaited confrontations between characters from both series.

The game’s new “Team Battle System” and “Weapon Fusion” push Tactical Action to a whole new level. For the first time in KOEI’s Tactical Action games, players can create their own three-person tag team. At any given time, one warrior will be engaged in battle, while the other two are recuperating; restoring their Life Meters and Musou Gauges. Every character is categorized according to offensive ability, and with new fighting techniques, it’s up to the player to find the most lethal combination of warriors. “Weapon Fusion” lets players combine the attributes from different weapons for more devastating results.

Warriors Orochi for Xbox 360 delivers the complete Tactical Action experience with stunning graphics in 720p HDTV and in game Dolby® Digital audio. This game is rated “T” (Teen- Mild Language, Mild Suggestive Themes, and Violence) by the ESRB. Warriors Orochi is developed by KOEI’s award-winning internal team, Omega Force. Press can find (watermark-free) assets at gamespress.com.

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