Hertfordshire, UK - August 12, 2005 - Recognized worldwide as the premier brand of Action and Strategy games, KOEI today revealed its lineup of games for next month'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.
Today'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 KOEI's wildly popular "Neoromance" 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
WINBACKTM2: Project Poseidon, PlayStation 2, TBD
Romance of the Three KingdomsÂ® DS, DS, Sept. 29, 2005
Dynasty Warriors DS, Nintendo DS, TBD
Nobunaga'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 month's show.
About KOEI Corporation
KOEI Ltd is a subsidiary of Japanese company KOEI Co., Ltd and has had offices in Hertfordshire, UK since 2003. KOEI maintains operations in Japan, the US, UK, Canada, China, Korea, France, Taiwan, Singapore, and Lithuania. KOEI employs over 900 people worldwide with sales exceeding $250 million. The company constantly seeks to achieve a fine balance between entertainment, technology, art and education and provides games that will mesmerize gamers globally. More information about Koei and its products can be found at www.koei.co.uk, www.koei.com and www.koei.co.jp.