Epic strategy game Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII gets a bunch of screenshots and some videos which reveal among other things the Hero Mode, allowing players to experience historic battles that led to to the unification of 2nd century China. Koei Tecmo will release the game on July 5 for PC and PS4.
KOEI TECMO AMERICA REVEALS DETAILS FOR ‘HERO MODE’ IN UPCOMING STRATEGY EPIC ROMANCE OF THE THREE KINGDOMS XIII
Newly Released Cinematic Video and Screenshots Showcase the Historical Simulation Mode
Burlingame, Calif. – May 25, 2016 – KOEI TECMO America today revealed a variety of new assets and details regarding the Hero Mode for the latest entry in the renowned strategy series, Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII. Celebrating the series' 30th anniversary and marking its return to the west after an eight-year hiatus, Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII will be available on the PlayStation4 computer entertainment system and digitally on PC via Steam on July 5, 2016.
In Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII, players will experience the historic battles which led to the unification of 2nd century China through a comprehensive tutorial and historical simulation mode, Hero Mode. Players will be able to experience a story rich in Chinese history as they learn how best to utilize the game’s strategic gameplay and advanced game mechanics. Detailed CG cutscenes have been crafted to further immerse players in this historically-accurate tale that highlights the most heroic deeds of the strongest, wisest, and most powerful characters of the Three Kingdoms Era.
To showcase this immersive mode, KOEI TECMO America has released a trailer illustrating the gripping drama of this era of political instability. The first half of the trailer covers the Oath of the Peach Garden, depicting the moment Liu Bei, Guan Yu and Zhang Fei made an oath to become sworn brothers. In the second half, players can view a scene from the Battle of Hulao Pass. The three sworn brothers, after joining the allied army to kill the tyrant Dong Zhuo, need to fight his most powerful officer, Lu Bu.
KOEI TECMO America also released a selection of Character Portraits for the prominent military figures found within Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII, including fan-favorites such as Zhao Yun, Taishi Ci, Lu Meng, Li Dian and Xu Zhu. For these characters’ portraits there are two alternate poses which are used throughout the game: battle poses and civic poses. Battle poses are used in communication between characters in the midst of battle, displaying their battle stance. Civic poses are used outside of battle, highlighting each character’s personality.
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