Japanese gamers were able to start sinking their teeth into Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends yesterday, so 4Gamer is here with an extended video full of gameplay footage. Get ready for around eight minutes of crowd-battling action after the jump.
Last month we got a peek at some of Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends' pre-order costumes, which include a collaboration with Gust RPG Atelier Rorona. Now you can see the pre-order gear in motion after the jump.
Tecmo Koei is prancing around decked out in the latest collaboration between its crowd-battling Musou actioners and Gust's role-playing games. This one pops an Atelier Rorona costume on Wang Yuanji in Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends. Pics past the break.
Fans of the eternal crowd-battlin' Dynasty Warriors series can officially rejoice, because Tecmo Koei announced plans to bring Dynasty Warriors 8 to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in North America on July 16. A European release will precede it by a few days on July 12. Details and screens past the break.
Dynasty Warriors 8, known as Shin Sangoku Musō 7 in Japan, is headed for a February 28 release on PlayStation 3 over there. The latest trailer debuted recently, bringing with it a new track from Tomoyasu Hotei (most well known over here for his song "Battle Without Honor and Humanity") called "Wuthering Heights." Check it out along with the brawler's extensive lineup after the jump.
The second trailer for Dynasty Warriors 8 made its debut at Jump Festa, and it offers more of the crowd-battling combat fans have come to know and love over the years. With over 70 characters and a couple new combat and weapon systems, the action is looking as over-the-top as ever. Check it out after the jump.
Oda Nobunaga looms large in Japanese history as the warlord whose ruthless ambition nearly lead the complete conquest of Japan. While fiction has frequently cast him as demonic, anime watchers have recently seen him recast as a cute girl in Sengoku Collection and The Ambition of Oda Nobuna. If you thought tsundere Nobunaga was absurd, meet Nobunyaga after the jump.
Fullmetal Alchemist creator Hiromu Arakawa and manga artist Jun Tokou (Bozou Days) have teamed with Dynasty Warriors' Koei Temco on a pair of Sangokushi Spirits books, looking at the people and events behind the Chinese historical epic Romance of the Three Kingdoms. Take a look after the jump.