KESSEN III is the first sequel to the series in almost four years and will be notable for several sweeping changes to the widely respected franchise. The series? Crowd Engine that was used in the original Kessen has been completely rebuilt to deliver the most exciting battle scenes and action-oriented gameplay in the series- all in full 3D. Unlike any of the previous Kessen games in the series, players will have direct real-time control of troop movements, offensives, and defensive maneuvers. Moreover, allied units can join the player-controlled unit to create combination attacks!
* A completely new, action-packed gameplay experience with real-time combat.
* The new Crowd Engine enables all stages of battle to take place in full 3D.
* 13 Chapters and over 50 stages of battle.
* Devastating Ninja attacks summon incredible beasts of war.
* Use Coordinated Attacks to rout the enemy.
* Charge the battlefield with various units including a swift cavalry or speedy ninja.
* Use a Raid to take on enemy soldiers one by one.
* Enter the War Council to plan marching routes, choose officers to take into battle, and determine battle policies.
* Cultivate officers to improve their combat skills.
* Customize your officers with over 450 weapons, helmets, samurai armor, and other items that improve an officer’s stats.
* A deep and compelling story unfolds through over 120 combined minutes of movie sequences.
* Non-linear stage selection lets you plan each campaign- a first for the series!
* Majestic battlegrounds with commanding views of Mt. Fuji, and the mighty iron ships at the mouth of the Kizu River.
* A stirring musical score from legendary composer Reijiro Koroku.