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Dynasty Warriors 7: New images

Dynasty Warriors 7: New images

Tecmo Koei has sent a bunch of new images of Dynasty Warriors 7. Just below, you will find not less than 31 screenshots and 8 artworks.

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Commented on 2011-01-10 18:52:22
Nice! I know alot of people hate this but this is my guilty pleasure. :P
Commented on 2011-01-10 19:03:40
awww ... the girl in the 9th pic is so cute
Commented on 2011-01-10 19:26:02
Only 7? I thought they must've been on like 15...
Commented on 2011-01-10 20:41:24
People still buy these?
Commented on 2011-01-10 20:54:51
Yes!
Commented on 2011-01-11 01:49:27 In reply to digi_matrix
Actually, this is number 6. In the US they clumped together Dynasty Warriors with a previous fighting game when they were in fact two different games entirely. DW2 in the US, effectively, is in reality the first Dynasty Warriors. Koei has been making games based on the Romance of The Three Kingdoms stories for absolute yonks, and there's a series called just that on SNES at the earliest I believe. Strategy games Kessen and Kessen 2 on the PS2 also tie into the same mythology/folklore.

I should probably fact check some of this because I'm speaking from what I remember right now, but yeah, that's at least roughly accurate. :)

But yeah, counting the bazillion spinoffs on the Dynasty Warriors (or Something Musou as they're called in japan) template, they've accumulated quite a few. On the surface they're identical, in actuality they're similar but feel pretty significantly different.

There's a lot of fanservice surrounding all editions of these games, but I also think it fills an incredibly narrow brawler-esque niche. People claim Devil May Cry is where the Streets of Rages and Final Fights went, but the almost hypnotic rythm and the steady dial-a-combo repetition of the Dynasty Warriors games coupled with a casual chat-over-what-you're-doing co-op mode hits those notes more faithfully. For better or worse, as it were.
Commented on 2011-01-11 04:22:48
This kind of looks like crap. Fist of the North Star made some nice strides for the game engine with some better textures, but this looks like a step back.
Commented on 2011-01-11 06:37:32
Koei are finally catching up to this gen, better late than never.
Commented on 2011-01-11 11:21:25 In reply to digi_matrix
Posted by digi_matrix
Only 7? I thought they must've been on like 15...
I counted up to 28 and iam sure i missed some.

I had alot of fun with dynasty warriors 3, but i have not felt any urge to play another game in the series since then.
Commented on 2011-01-11 13:24:35
I haven't played Dynasty Warriors in a long time . How much have they improved since the first and second one ? Does it still have that RPG flavor ?

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