X360 Tuesday, January 9, 2007 | 6:57 PM

Samurai Warriors 2 Images

Samurai Warriors 2 Images

Koei once again proves how well they can use a next-gen console with these awesome images of Samurai Warriors 2.


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Commented on 2007-01-09 19:08:50
Koei should just die already...
Commented on 2007-01-09 19:20:18
these games give the 360 a bad reputation in japan, i wish this game also released on ps3 so not only the 360 gets this
Commented on 2007-01-09 19:30:46
both the design and graphics are bad :/ it just doesnt look fun at all
Commented on 2007-01-09 19:52:01 In reply to duflont
Posted by BlimBlim
Koei once again proves how well they can use a next-gen console with these awesome images of Samurai Warriors 2.l
that IS irony...right ? ;)
Commented on 2007-01-09 20:06:48
Why does this company continue to port CRAPPY ps2 games on 360.Its like this is being done on purpose.No one bought the last game,why make another.KOEI make a real game already.
Commented on 2007-01-09 20:15:26
KOEI should just make games only for ps2 ONLY not even for ps3.Their talent stopped at ps2.
Commented on 2007-01-09 20:17:39 In reply to CARB
Posted by CARB
that IS irony...right ? ;)
Nope...its just sarcasm :p
Commented on 2007-01-09 20:26:51
Well, I'm probably completely and utterly alone in secretly enjoying these games, but a small correction that's rather significant:

This is the Empires edition. Samurai Warriors 2 has been out for quite some time, but that's rather rubbish in comparison. Empires add strategic elements and some light managment mechanics to your army/land, and it's just a much bigger and much meatier version of what's originally a pretty shallow game. (Samurai Warriors 2)

So the correct title for this is Samurai Warriors 2: Empires.

SW2
SW2:E
Commented on 2007-01-09 20:46:46
PS2 FTW!!...

...wait 360 what?
Commented on 2007-01-09 20:50:53
Bwahaha, your sarcasm is always appreciated Blim.
Commented on 2007-01-09 20:54:41
oh......dear............god
Commented on 2007-01-09 20:57:55 In reply to adelante
Posted by adelante
Nope...its just sarcasm :p
Yep, I'm going with the sarcasm too
Commented on 2007-01-09 21:07:41
this game is deffinitley up for GOTC (Game Of The Century)
Commented on 2007-01-09 21:22:11 In reply to adelante
Posted by adelante
Nope...its just sarcasm :p
lmao ;)
Commented on 2007-01-09 21:38:25
those ground textures and character models make me cry lol
Commented on 2007-01-09 21:42:36 In reply to SimonM7
Posted by SimonM7
Well, I'm probably completely and utterly alone in secretly enjoying these games,...
No, my siblings and I enjoy them too. However, I do admit that I'm quite tired of them making the same game over and over and over again with nary an improvement. I think that the series could do so well with an engine overhaul. At the very least, loosen up the camera a bit.
Commented on 2007-01-09 22:09:19
Yeah it's such a shame, because they're sooo addictive once you get into them. Oddly, hypnotizingly so.

They do make some slight improvements for the 360 versions, with more characters on screen and HD resolution obviously, but the fog in co-op is just insulting. But you know, at reduced price and with the achievements on top it's sort of fair. Especially the Empires version of DW5 gives you lots and lots to do, and the general creation thingy is quite satisfying aswell.

I had hopes that Bladestorm would look properly ps3/360-y, but I guess it's up to the real DW6 on PS3 then.
Commented on 2007-01-09 22:34:41
I think I'm going to freeze myself in a tube until KOEI disappears. 2014, here I come!
Commented on 2007-01-09 22:59:07 In reply to parakratos
Posted by parakratos
KOEI should just make games only for ps2 ONLY not even for ps3.Their talent stopped at ps2.
What talent?
Commented on 2007-01-09 23:29:31
Hope at least this version has original voiceover option... -_-
Commented on 2007-01-10 01:26:02
Noooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!

Please make them STOP this madness!!! Who keeps buying these?????
Commented on 2007-01-10 02:50:27 In reply to SimonM7
Posted by SimonM7
Well, I'm probably completely and utterly alone in secretly enjoying these games, but a small correction that's rather significant:

This is the Empires edition. Samurai Warriors 2 has been out for quite some time, but that's rather rubbish in comparison. Empires add strategic elements and some light managment mechanics to your army/land, and it's just a much bigger and much meatier version of what's originally a pretty shallow game. (Samurai Warriors 2)

So the correct title for this is Samurai Warriors 2: Empires.

SW2
SW2:E
They're both very crappy games regardless of the title.
Commented on 2007-01-10 02:52:51
The thing is they dont add or change anything in these types of games. They hit their peak with DW 4, and then its just been the same crap with different game titles.
Commented on 2007-01-10 04:15:25
'Koei once again proves how well they can use a next-gen console with these awesome images of Samurai Warriors 2.' I hope this was intention of sarcasm. I don't see anything awesome about these images. Ninty Nine Nights had better visuals than this game, and it's almost a year old now.
Commented on 2007-01-10 14:57:17
IMO Blim hates Koei. His news on all the Koei games(except Fatal Inertia?) are all filled with sarcasm. But, it's reasonable-Koei sucks.
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