Under TECMO KOEI America, the company will have new reach amongst the latest in innovative technologies and design as well as continue to redefine the action genre. E3 2011 will mark a new era for the company as it reveals four unique titles ranging from ninja action to motion censored horse racing.
TECMO KOEI America also announces today its plans to develop game software for Nintendo’s new console – Wii U. For the new console, Wii U, TECMO KOEI America and Team NINJA will deliver a new title from the famed NINJA GAIDEN franchise, Ninja Gaiden 3 Razor’s Edge (working title).
“TECMO KOEI America continues to evolve and reach new heights in the gaming world” said Tak Yamamoto, Executive Vice President of TECMO KOEI America. “Our E3 lineup reflects a strong, fun and amazing new portfolio of titles that encompasses both high quality console action and explosive social engagement, all of which defines the essence of TECMO KOEI America and its direction in the future.”
TECMO KOEI America will have on display a salvo of new titles:
Ninja Gaiden 3 (PS3/X360, Early 2012)
Team NINJA’s iconic ninja character, Ryu Hayabusa is set to be unmasked to the world with an all new story, new gameplay and new modes in NINJA GAIDEN 3. This latest installment in the wildly popular series will take players on an unforgettable journey with super ninja Hayabusa once more, but will get a look at the world through Hayabusa’s torn eyes, and find out what drives him to fight, defend and kill. Under new leadership from Yosuke Hayabusa, Team NINJA will once again change the way fans think about ninjas - and Hayabusa himself - in this evolutionary game. Ninja Gaiden 3 promises a heightened feeling and experience during close combat fighting, and will also feature online multiplayer, both co-op and competitive, that will add a completely new experience to the NINJA GAIDEN series. Pick up the Dragon Sword once more, sharpen its blade and hone your skills. An adventure unlike any other awaits players…
Champion Jockey: G1 Jockey & Gallop Racer (PS3 Move, X360 Kinect, Wii, Q4 2011)
Champion Jockey: G1 Jockey & Gallop Racer is the spiritual successor of the G1 Jockey and Gallop Racer series, and depicts the Horse Racing universe through a collection of real world races and immersive and intuitive gameplay with simple controls. Through the use of the latest motion controllers on the market, experience what it feels like to be a Jockey!
Monster Rancher (Smartphone, Android, 2012)
My Monster Rancher (working title) marks the first time the beloved monster breeding series will be available on the mobile platform. Filled with nostalgia from past games, fans of the series will recognize popular monsters such as Mocchi and Suezo, the big one-eyed monster, but there are plenty of additional monsters to discover in this new game. Players will be able to generate monsters in a number of ways on their own or with their friends. In My Monster Rancher, players will be challenged to use their best strategy to raise, train, and battle their monsters. Can you become a legendary master breeder?