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'Dynasty Warriors 4' (XB) In Europe November 2003

by Thomas on Aug. 8, 2003 @ 1:33 a.m. PDT

KOEI Ltd. today announced that it will be bringing Dynasty Warriors 4, the latest instalment of the worldwide best-selling Tactical Action series, to the European Xbox market this November.

With more than one million units of the PS2 version sold in Japan in little less than one month of release, and with success in the US, and the European PS2 version having launched on the 27th June, Dynasty Warriors 4 appears poised to become an instant hit in the European Xbox market as well.

Grudge and a new rebellion mutiny bring an end to the four hundred year reign of the Han dynasty. The once noble empire of China crumbles into three warring states. In this latest of the Dynasty Warriors saga, honour and loyalty in the face of adversity serve as the game's theme. Obligations to one's lords and allies guide these ancient warriors across the battlefields of Ancient China.

Dynasty WarriorsTM 4 uses the most advanced melee-fighting engine to deliver the next evolution of tactical action. Experience the thrill of taking on multiple opponents at once and fighting against impossible odds. New features not only add more depth to the legend of the Three Kingdoms but also to the individual characters and the dramatic events surrounding them.

Game Features:

Conquer over 50 levels across 17 unique maps. More than any other Dynasty Warriors game!

Fierce new one-on one duels with enemy officers!

Giant siege engines, essential to battlefield victory, include catapults, battering rams, bridge layers, flame-throwing tiger tanks and more!

Create your own officers and bodyguards in Edit mode. A Dynasty Warriors first!

Kingdom Play allows you to select a different general for each stage in the revamped Musou mode.

New character-specific special attack: jump charge attack, charge rush attack and threaten.

Brand- new Weapon Experience System and Orbs allow for devastating elemental and poison attacks.

All Dynasty Warriors characters return. Over 40 playable characters fully redesigned and remodelled, along with 3 new officers: Cao Ren, Zhou Tai, Yue Ying.

New victory conditions emerge and different events occur as the battle unfolds.

A completely new soundtrack blends modern music with classical Chinese Asian instruments and styles

Up to 8 bodyguards per player!

Elephant troops will be available in the Nanman Stage

1-2 Players, 4 versus and 4 challenge modes

Dolby 5.1 Surround Sound

About the Dynasty Warriors Series:
Developed by KOEI's world-renowned team Omega Force, Dynasty Warriors 4 is the latest of the award-winning franchise that has generated close to 4 million units sold since the series was first launched for PlayStation in 1997. Last year, KOEI's Dynasty Warriors 3 was one of only six software products that were honoured with the "Excellence Award" by Japans Computer Entertainment Software Association.

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