The MagicBox Forums  

Go Back   The MagicBox Forums > Console Specifics > Sony Discussion

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-17-2016, 03:21 PM   #1
Rubeus
Registered User
 
Rubeus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Posts: 6,983
Dynasty Warriors 9 announced, to be set in open-world





Quote:
Dynasty Warriors 9 announced - an open-world rebirth.

Koei Tecmo and Omega Force announced Dynasty Warriors 9 during its “Greatest Games Lineup in History” broadcast today. Its platform was not announced, but the broadcast was presented by PlayStation and Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Asia president Atsushi Morita introduced the title, so it’s safe to assume it will be released on PlayStation 4.

Koei Tecmo’s western branches announced the game alongside Japan.

The latest entry in the series, which celebrated its 15th anniversary this year, promises to be a “rebirth” with drastic game system changes and set in an open world. There will be towns in the vast fields that players can freely enter and exit, and the map will have considerable differences in elevation.

A Famitsu interview with Koei Tecmo’s Masaki Furusawa and Akihiro Suzuki reveals that all 83 characters that appeared up until Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires will appear in the game. Zhou Cang will appear as a new playable character, alongside several other new characters, but not too many.

Here are some more details (thanks, Games Talk):

- When it came down to the next numbered title, in thinking that it would be pointless to follow the same pattern, they figured that a new Dynasty Warriors would be most interesting if it used an open world.

- All of China is reproduced. While the Chinese land is a vast one, there are a lot of mountains, so places where battles can take place are limited. For this reason, they’re creating places like Hulao Pass and Zhongyuan in detail.

- Know-how is shared within the company. Because the nature of the open world is different from that of Toukiden 2, that technology cannot be used as it is, but that which can be appropriated will be utilized.

- They want to change input methods such as Square button for a standard attack and Triangle button for a charge attack. The concept of “being a match for a thousand” will remain, so something like Musou Ranbu will remain.

- They’re aiming to make Zhao Cang a comedic character. His weapon is the “Dai Satsu Katana.” It is large and offers dynamic actions. He is a character that combines both excitement and speed, and promises to be fun to use.

Here are some artworks:




[img]image: http://gematsu.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Smusou8-Ann-Init_004-600x338.jpg[/img]
[img]image: http://gematsu.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Smusou8-Ann-Init_005-600x338.jpg[/img]

While Zhou Cang will appear in Dynasty Warriors 9, he will first be playable in Musou Stars for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita. Here’s a first look at Zhou Cang as he appears in Musou Stars, via Famitsu:

Muous Star


http://gematsu.com/2016/12/dynasty-warriors-9-announced
Rubeus is offline   Reply With Quote
Connect With Facebook to "Like" This Thread

Old 12-17-2016, 05:49 PM   #2
Nem
Smash bro!
 
Nem's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: EU
Posts: 8,857
Finally!
__________________
"Only those with narrow minds fail to see that the definition of Impossible is "Lack of imagination and incentive"" - DUNE:BJ
Nem is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:45 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.