BURLINGAME, CA -- August 12, 2005 -- Recognized worldwide as the premier brand of Action and Strategy games, KOEI today revealed its lineup of games for next monthâ€™s Tokyo Game Show in Japan. KOEI continues to lead the game industry in next-generation development and is preparing two games for the event: Ni-Oh, a samurai-themed action game for PlayStationÂ®3, and Dynasty WarriorsÂ®5 Special (working title), an enhanced edition of the Tactical Action game for XboxÂ®360.
Todayâ€™s announcement encompasses a broad range of offerings including martial arts-themed action, a military third-person shooter, Massively Multi-player Online games, and a sequel to one of KOEIâ€™s wildly popular â€œNeoromanceâ€ series of games for girls. This is a partial listing of products. The company is also planning to announce a full list of games on a future date. Dates shown below are Japanese release dates. North American release dates are pending.
Ni-Oh, PlayStation 3, Summer 2006
Dynasty Warriors 5 Special (working title), Xbox 360, Winter 2005
Dynasty Warriors 5 Xtreme LegendsÂ®, PlayStation 2, Sept. 15, 2005
Haruka Naru Toki no Naka de 3 Izayoiki, PlayStation 2, Sept. 22, 2005
WINBACKâ„¢2: Project Poseidon, PlayStation 2, TBD
Romance of the Three KingdomsÂ® DS, DS, Sept. 29, 2005
Dynasty Warriors DS, Nintendo DS, TBD
Nobunagaâ€™s Ambition Online: Hiryu no Sho, PlayStation 2/PC, available now (Japan only)
Uncharted Waters Online, PC, available now (Japan only)
The Tokyo Game Show 2005 will be held from Friday, Sept. 16 through Sunday, Sept. 18 at the Nippon Convention Center in Makuhari Messe (Chiba Prefecture, Mihama Ward, Japan). The event is open to the public. KOEI will also play host to various game competitions and events at next monthâ€™s show.
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 seventeenth 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 WarriorsÂ® 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 2004, KOEI posted worldwide revenues of $270 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 KOEIâ€™s products can be found on the Internet at www.koei.com, www.koei.co.uk, and www.koei.co.jp.