Conclusion: Dynasty Warriors 4, though like the games of old, is a much improved version of the great series Koei has been known for. While some may feel the gameplay a bit repetitious, most gamers should get a good feeling when playing this one. Personally, I feel this is one of the best hack-and-slash games to date, especially due to the amount of gameplay elements that further the lasting appeal of the game.
Summary: Dynasty Warriors 4 is an excellent game and although there might not be enough changes and additions to warrant a purchase from those who have the previous instalment the tweaking that has been done makes the game that little bit more impressive when compared to it's predecessor. There's a great deal to do whether it's exploring, levelling up or just pummelling the crap out of anyone who steps in your way the game has so much that you can expect a good 30-40 hours play...
Excerpt: The prospect of leading a huge army of Chinese warriors into battle might seem like a good game idea. Dynasty Warriors 1 hit the streets in 1997, but unlike in Shogun, which revolved around similar scenarios, you got to be a part of the battle yourself, playing as one of the key warriors. The story is based heavily upon traditional Chinese history, with the three Kingdoms, and a handful of warlords who want to conquer the land.
Excerpt: Des soldats par milliers, des coups d'épée par millions, c'est Dynasty Warriors, série surgie de nulle part et qui rencontre au Japon un succès foudroyant et dont voici le 4ème volet qui nous transporte une fois de plus au coeur de la légende des Trois Royaumes pour retrouver Liu Bei et compagnie.