BURLINGAME, CA -- September 26, 2005 -- KOEI, recognized worldwide as the leading brand of strategy and action games, today announced that the
official minisite for DYNASTY WARRIORS(r)5 XTREME LEGENDS(r) is now live. The minisite, with a design inspired by Japanese â€œmangaâ€ or comic book
art, is now live at dw5xl.com.
Players visiting the site can now find out, â€œWhich Dynasty Warrior are You?â€ by taking the siteâ€™s new personality mini-quiz. Visitors to the site will also learn more about the gameâ€™s 5 modes of play including the new â€œDestinyâ€ mode, the most expansive character â€œEditâ€ mode in the history of the series,
and the gameâ€™s two new Challenge courses. Dw5xl.com also features exclusive wallpapers, links to news, and discussion forums.
About DYNASTY WARRIORS 5 XTREME LEGENDS
DYNASTY WARRIORS 5 XTREME LEGENDS (DW5XL) is an expansion disc that can be played without the original Dynasty Warriors 5 (DW5). DW5 can be â€œremixedâ€ with DW5XL to add new Xtreme Legends features to DW5â€™s Musou and Free Modes. (Dynasty Warriors 5 is sold separately).
DYNASTY WARRIORS 5 XTREME LEGENDS serves up a banquet of 18 all-new maps, 5 sizzling modes, and so much more! In â€œLegendâ€ mode, gamers will take part in never-before-told stories, including the first showdown between the Kingdoms of Wei and Shu, and the attempt to kidnap the Emperor. Players can order up a new hero in the seriesâ€™ most expansive â€œEditâ€ mode; with Ã la carte options to create 20,000 possible character combinations. In the gameâ€™s new â€œDestinyâ€ mode, the player starts as a foot soldier, and works their way up the ranks. Gamers will have a previously unheard of level of control over their characterâ€™s destiny by choosing which officer they will serve and to which kingdom they will pledge allegiance.
Additional features include 2 player co-op play in the intimidating â€œXtremeâ€ mode, two new â€œChallengeâ€ courses, a new â€œBlacksmithâ€ system that allows
players to upgrade their characters and weapons using special items, a â€œNoviceâ€ difficulty level, plus new rare items and power-up items.
Developed by KOEIâ€™s award-winning internal team, Omega Force, DYNASTY WARRIORS 5 XTREME LEGENDS is a 1-2 player game, and is rated â€œRPâ€ (Rating Pending), by the Entertainment Software Association. DYNASTY WARRIORS 5 XTREME LEGENDS ships with a value MSRP of $29.99. The game is exclusive to the PlayStation(r)2 computer entertainment system.
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 Warriors(r) 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.
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