TRAILER | PC, PS4 Wednesday, May 25, 2016 | 4:52 PM

Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII detailed

Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII detailed

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 PlayStation4 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.

The Peach Garden Three
Warfare Gameplay Trailer
Promotional Trailer
About the game


What's up?
  • Moonwalker
    Moonwalker @Sdarts: Yup. Oh and I can't forget to mention how dark it is, and that story, real nice. The dynamic between Jackman and Stewart was superb too. (8 Hours ago)
  • Sdarts
    Sdarts @Moonwalker: I'm glad you enjoyed it. And yes, Wolverine in the comics was always bloody, savage and ruthless. Something the previous movies never did, probably to stay PG-13 - suitable for teens. (8 Hours ago)
  • Sdarts
    Sdarts @digi_matrix: Looking very forward to it. But no spoilers please. Now I know I will most likely cry at the end. (Which is never a bad thing.) (9 Hours ago)
  • Sdarts
    Sdarts @droezelke: No problem, in games like Edith Finch what's most important is story, characters and world settings. It's like movies or a very short TV show/mini series, gameplay isn't as important. (9 Hours ago)
  • Moonwalker
    Moonwalker Oh and I loved the violence, yep. I never liked how there was barely any blood in the previous films, impossible when you have someone like Wolverine cleaning house. This is how it's done. (9 Hours ago)
  • Moonwalker
    Moonwalker And I'm so glad I watched the previous X-men movies first, specifically the two Wolverine movies, otherwise some things wouldn't have made sense (9 Hours ago)
  • Moonwalker
    Moonwalker Logan was absolutely fantastic. In terms of acting, emotion, character development it's in a different league than the other X-men movies. Fucking loved it. And man, Jackman is a boss! (9 Hours ago)
PreviousNext
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood GSY is getting some nice content at 3 pm CEST with our July podcast and some videos of the Deus Ex Mankind Divided preview build. :) (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood For once we'll be live at 4:30 pm CEST. Blim should not even be tired! (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood More Quantum Break coverage coming in a few hours, 9:00 a.m CEST. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood We'll have a full review up for Firewatch at 7 pm CET. Videos will only be tomorrow though. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood Tonight's livestream will be at 9:15 GMT+1, not GMT+2 as first stated. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood New GSY Live dedicated this time to Just Cause 3 on Tuesday 9:30 GMT+2 (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood Join us tomorrow at 10 pm GMT+2 for a new livestream. We'll be playing Rise of the Tomb Raider. (> 3 Months ago)
PreviousNext
Top stories