KOEI announces [i]Dynasty Warriors[/i] for the PSP(tm) will be available on the first day of the handheld system’s North American launch.
The martial arts-themed Tactical Action game is already a top-seller overseas. [i]Dynasty Warriors[/i] transports players onto the virtual battlefields of Ancient China to experience the thrill of fighting legions of ruthless enemy soldiers. Gamers can choose up to 42 playable characters, each wielding powerful weapons and lethal fighting skills.
The game introduces new features found exclusively on the PSP including:
* A Battlefield Area System that creates new strategic gameplay and also allows for shorter periods of play- ideal for a mobile environment.
* The “Second-in-command” Officer System features bodyguards with special skills that players control.
* With hundreds of bodyguards to discover, gamers can collect and select which officers to take into
battle. Players can also trade bodyguard officers using the Memory Stick Duo(tm).