September 24, 2008
WARRIORS OROCHI 2 AVAILABLE AT
RETAILERS THROUGHOUT NORTH AMERICA
KOEI’s highly-anticipated sequel
to its DYNASTY WARRIORS and SAMURAI WARRIORS crossover hits video game store
shelves this week
KOEI, recognized worldwide as the
premier brand of strategy and action games, announced today that WARRIORS OROCHI™2
is available now for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from
Microsoft, and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system.
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, but a mysterious alliance is hatching an otherworldly plan so
that the Serpent King may rise again. Now a new group of warriors must join
forces with history’s finest in battle 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 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 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.