Excerpt: Putting your brain on holiday, whilst hacking through legions of similarly vacationing brains, is something that we have come to expect from the constantly reproducing Dynasty Warriors series.
Summary: I’ve heard a lot of comparisons between Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce and Monster Hunter , and though I don’t know the latter enough to say anything about it definitively, I can almost guarantee that there’s more worth to any of those games than there is to this title.
Excerpt: The battle for ancient China is back with Dynasty Warriors 6 for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Choose a side and conquer enemy territory by slaying hundreds of opponents and capturing bases.
Excerpt: When the PSP was
launched, it came out with a decent selection of games new and old,
ported and original. Dynasty Warriors is a title that PS2 aficionados
should find familiar. While the PSP version is based on the fourth game
of the Han Dynasty-based action/strategy game, it has been reworked, so...
Excerpt: The player's role is that of a general in one of the three major dynasties that co-existed in China roughly 2,000 years ago. There are more than 20 different generals to pick from, many of which actually lived and fought on the battlefield during that hectic period.
Conclusion: While the import we've dished you and this preview make the game out to seem more negative than positive, the opposite is more true. While veterans of the series will see this as more of the same, new gamers to the franchise will probably appreciate the gameplay a bit more.
Excerpt: For people new to the series, Dynasty Warriors 2 can seem like an exciting prospect. Hacking and slashing at some poor Chinese grunts with a range of different weapons, leading your army across the map and ultimately winning wars. And for the first hour or so, DW2 does not disappoint.