Tecmo Koei - the publisher behind such franchises as Dead or Alive, Dynasty Warriors and most recently the Zelda spin-off Hyrule Warriors - are set to switch around its company name in Europe. As announced on Twitter yesterday, the company will be known as Koei Tecmo from July 1. In a similar case earlier this … Continue reading Tecmo Koei To Change Company Name To Koei Tecmo In Europe
Tecmo Koei president Yoichi Erikawa has revealed that his company is aiming to sell more than one million copies of Hyrule Warriors. The upcoming Wii U action title, which is being developed in collaboration with Nintendo, is scheduled to make its debut this summer in Japan. Set in the vast land of Hyrule, the game … Continue reading Tecmo Koei Aims To Sell Over One Million Copies Of Hyrule Warriors
Tecmo Koei and Nintendo have today announced a brand new instalment of Fatal Frame, which will be heading to the Wii U. The survival horror game's last instalment - known in Europe as Project Zero - hit the Wii back in 2012 as a remake to Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly, but was only released … Continue reading New Fatal Frame Instalment Announced For Wii U
Tecmo Koei has expressed its interest in working on Nintendo's Mario series. Speaking with ONM, Tecmo vice president Hibashi Kinuma revealed that his company would also like to work on franchises owned by Disney, such as Star Wars. A subsidiary of the publisher, Team Ninja, developed the Wii title Metroid: Other M alongside Nintendo in … Continue reading Metroid: Other M Studio’s Parent Company Wants To Work On Mario
Developer Tecmo Koei has hinted that Pokémon Conquest may be getting a sequel. The game, which is a crossover between the Pokémon and Nobunaga’s Ambition video game series, was released in 2012 for the Nintendo DS, though it was apparently in development even before Nintendo’s latest hand-held console - the Nintendo 3DS - existed. When … Continue reading Nintendo DS’ Pokémon Conquest May Be Getting Sequel
The rumor that Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge was going to hit other platforms is true, according to Japanese video game magazine Famitsu. The action-adventure video game, which is an enhanced version of Ninja Gaiden 3, which was released in March 2012, will be released on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Ninja Gaiden 3: … Continue reading Famitsu Confirms Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge Will No Longer Be Exclusive To Wii U
Tecmo Koei has today announced that Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 will launch next month in Europe, on February 8th. The Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions of the beat 'em up game will be available to purchase at retail; however, Wii U's version will be a download-only title in the Nintendo eShop.
The director of the Australian Classification Board, Lesley O’Brien, has announced that Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge is the first video game to receive the adult's only rating, R18+, in Australia. Throughout most of the continent, it is illegal to sell R18+ games to minors. In North America, Europe and Austrailia, Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge … Continue reading Nintendo-Published Title Becomes The Very First R18+ Adult’s Only Game In Australia
The sequel to 3D brawler Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage launches February 2013. The game's publisher, Tecmo Koei, has confirmed that Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 is in development for Nintendo's upcoming console, Wii U, alongside PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
During Tecmo Koei's earnings report CEO Yoichi Erikawa stated that the company would ideally like to have have launch titles ready for Nintendo's next generation console. Erikawa noted that Tecmo Koei is trusted by hardware makers as a third party development studio and as such the company would love to have games ready for the systems … Continue reading Nintendo Wii 2: Tecmo Koei Hoping To Have Nintendo Wii 2 (Project Cafe) Launch Titles Ready