September 9, 2008
WARRIORS OROCHI 2 REACHES GOLD
KOEI’S DYNASTY WARRIORS and
SAMURAI WARRIORS crossover available at North American retailers beginning
the week of September 23, 2008
KOEI, recognized worldwide as the
premier brand of strategy and action games, announced today that WARRIORS OROCHI™2,
for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and
PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, has reached gold status. The game
will be available at North American retailers beginning the week of September
About WARRIORS OROCHI 2 Shattering
time and space, the venomous Serpent King Orochi kidnapped the DYNASTY WARRIORS
and SAMURAI WARRIORS in scheme to test his might. The heroes eventually defeated
Orochi and his menacing army. While the slain Orochi lies in the netherworld, a
mysterious alliance is hatching an otherworldly plan so that the Serpent King
may rise again. Now a new group of fighters must join forces with history’s
greatest warriors in an effort to stop this evil resurrection.
WARRIORS OROCHI 2 takes place after
the events of the original game. The game’s main "Story" mode features
storylines for the kingdoms of Wu, Wei, and Shu, and the SAMURAI WARRIORS, while
a new Orochi storyline looks back to the first series of wars to expose some of
the Serpent King’s secrets.
The game’s newly added "Dream" mode
features an original storyline different from that of Story Mode.
A new two-player "Versus" mode comes
action-packed with four different games including "Tag Team" matches that pit
individual fighters in lethal head-to-head combat.
The popular "Team Battle System"
which lets players create their own three-person fighting unit returns for this
sequel. At any given time, one warrior will be engaged in battle, while the
other two are recuperating; restoring their Life Meters and Musou Gauges.
WARRIORS OROCHI 2 features an
overwhelming lineup of over 90 playable characters from both franchises
including SAMURAI WARRIORS®2 XTREME LEGENDS®, plus new characters from Chinese
and Japanese history.
Developed by KOEI’s internal team,
Omega Force, WARRIORS OROCHI 2 is for 1-2 players (Versus play).This game is
rated "T" (Teen – Mild Suggestive Themes, Violence) by the ESRB.