Burlingame, CA - October 25, 2006 -- KOEI, recognized worldwide as the premier brand of strategy and action games, today announced that DYNASTY WARRIORS® VOL. 2 has shipped to retailers throughout North America. The martial-arts themed Tactical Action video game which is available exclusively for the PSP®(PlayStation® Portable) system hits stores on October 25, 2006.
About DYNASTY WARRIORS VOL. 2
Ancient China's greatest warriors have rocked the foundations of heaven and earth for over 2,000 years. Now KOEI's 'Warriors Worth a Thousand' return in a sequel that eclipses the original with an exquisite array of features!
KOEI's Dynasty Warriors franchise is widely recognized for establishing the popular Tactical Action category. For the first time in the series, up to 4 players can engage in multiplayer combat including a Battle Royal mode. Players can now unlock up to 300 officers (three times as many as the original), and then wirelessly trade these officers with other players. Players can also manage a stable of up to 8 horses and elephants. Each mount will gain experience during battle and will prove a valuable military asset when setting out to conquer the game's more than 50 stages and 31 maps.
DYNASTY WARRIORS VOL. 2 includes the complete pantheon of all 48 Dynasty Warriors®, with branching story paths for each kingdom. Game modes include Musou, Multiplayer and Free mode, plus a Camp mode where players can view detailed information on weapons, officers and stages. The game also gives players a full view of the battlefield action using the PSP®(PlayStation®Portable) system's wide-screen display.
Developed by KOEI's award-winning internal team, Omega Force, DYNASTY WARRIORS VOL. 2 is rated "T" (Teen- Violence) by the ESRB, and can allow play for 1-4 players using wireless (ad hoc) (Vs. Play). The suggested retail price is US$39.99.
Gamers can learn more at the DYNASTY WARRIORS VOL. 2 official minisite at www.koei.com.
About KOEI Corporation
KOEI Corporation, the North American subsidiary of KOEI Co., Ltd. of Japan, established operations in 1988. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, the company is now in its eighteenth year and is recognized as a leading content provider in the highly competitive video game industry.
KOEI is respected worldwide as the premier brand for Strategy and Simulation games, and is the innovator of the Tactical Action genre. The company's Dynasty Warriors® series has generated more than 9 million units in sales worldwide since its first release for the PlayStation game console in 1997.
KOEI develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems and personal computers. For fiscal 2005, KOEI posted worldwide revenues of $223 million. KOEI maintains operations in Japan, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Canada, China, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and Lithuania. The company constantly seeks the fine balance between entertainment, technology, art and education. More information about KOEI's products can be found on the Internet at www.koei.com, www.koei.co.uk, www.koei.fr, and www.koei.co.jp.
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