By David Fernandes / March 25th, 2014
TECMO KOEI AMERICA RELEASES TRIPLE THREAT LINE UP OF GAMES – DECEPTION IV: BLOOD TIES, DYNASTY WARRIORS 8: XTREME LEGENDS AND DYNASTY WARRIORS 8: XTREME LEGENDS COMPLETE EDITION
Two Iconic Series see Exciting New Installments for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita
BURLINGAME, Calif. – MARCH 25, 2014 – TECMO KOEI America today announced its exciting spring line-up for PlayStation® platforms has launched across North America including DECEPTION IV: BLOOD TIES for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and the PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system, DYNASTY WARRIORS 8: XTREME LEGENDS for PlayStation®3 and DYNASTY WARRIORS 8: XTREME LEGENDS COMPLETE EDITION for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and PlayStation®Vita. These popular series have been completely updated, packed with new content, with many specialized for the new generation of consoles.
“We are thrilled to be delivering exciting new experiences to fans of these celebrated series,” said Amos Ip, SVP and General Manager of TECMO KOEI America. “DECEPTION IV: BLOOD TIES delivers intense action strategy gameplay with cross-play functionality for both console and handheld play, while DYNASTY WARRIORS 8: XTREME LEGENDS, and the COMPLETE EDITION, expand the acclaimed tactical action franchise onto all current PlayStation platforms.”
DECEPTION IV: BLOOD TIES is produced by the creator of the Fatal Frame series, Keisuke Kikuchi and developed by Tecmo Koei Games in Japan. The re-imagined strategy action title revolves around the deceitful main character Laegrinna, who assisted by three Daemons each representing a different aspect of cruelty (Sadistic Torment, Elaborate Death and Humiliating Demise), defeats her foes through trickery. Players get a taste of what its like to play on the side of evil as Laegrinna, an animated fragment of an imprisoned Devil’s soul, mischievously lures her victims into strategically placed traps ranging from rolling boulders and spring boards to falling bathtubs and banana peels, which are then activated. Players up the ante on mischief as they create trap combos limited only by their imaginations with humorously, wicked results.
Players can upload their best trap combos or challenge others to beat their highest-scoring combos in the PlayStation 3 version of DECEPTION IV: BLOOD TIES. Other network elements include leaderboards for total Ark (points accumulated in a level), clear time etc., in addition to uploading and downloading user-created missions (Cross-Quests). The PlayStation®Vita version boasts additional features, like Cross Play and Cross Saves between PS3™ and PS Vita and touch-screen functions to select and activate traps. DECEPTION IV: BLOOD TIES is available for a suggested retail prices of $59.99 for the PlayStation3 and $39.99 for the PlayStation Vita. This title has been rated M (Mature) by the ESRB. More information can be found at: http://www.tecmokoeiamerica.com/deception4. Follow DECEPTION IV: BLOOD TIES on: https://www.facebook.com/tecmokoeiamerica.
DYNASTY WARRIORS 8: XTREME LEGENDS (DW8XL) for PlayStation®3, is a stand-alone expansion of the highly successful Dynasty Warriors 8, which was released in July 2013 to critical acclaim. It will include new episodes that add to the story of the Three Kingdoms the game revolves around, focusing on the exploits of the mightiest of warriors, Lu Bu. Additionally, DW8XL will see the introduction of five new characters, giving players the option to choose between 82 warriors in total. DW8XL will also feature multiple hypothetical scenarios that alter the plotlines of various episodes throughout the ‘Romance of the Three Kingdoms’ story, an expanded Ambition Mode and the return of the popular Challenge Mode. The Free Mode has also been significantly enhanced, featuring among other things, the Xtreme Legends ‘Ultimate’ difficulty level. DYNASTY WARRIORS 8: XTREME LEGENDS for the PlayStation 3 is available for a suggested retail price of $39.99.
DYNASTY WARRIORS 8: XTREME LEGENDS COMPLETE EDITION for the PlayStation®4 and PlayStation Vita, is a treat for DYNASTY WARRIORS fans that have migrated to the new generation of consoles. The Complete Edition includes all of the content from both DYNASTY WARRIORS 8 and DYNASTY WARRIORS 8: XTREME LEGENDS, thus giving new fans the opportunity to play through both titles. As an added bonus, PlayStation 3 system DYNASTY WARRIORS 8 save data is transferable across all platforms. DYNASTY WARRIORS 8: XTREME LEGENDS COMPLETE EDITION is available for suggested retail prices of $59.99 for the PlayStation 4 and $39.99 for the PlayStation Vita.
DYNASTY WARRIORS 8: XTREME LEGENDS COMPLETE EDITION and DYNASTY WARRIORS 8: XTREME LEGENDS have been rated T for Teen by the ESRB. More information can be found at http://www.tecmokoeiamerica.com/dw8xl/. Follow DYNASTY WARRIORS 8 on: www.facebook.com/koeigames and @TecmoKoeiUS.
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