Dynasty Warriors 9 News
News Yep, Dynasty Warriors 9 Is Selling Removed Weapons as DLC
But of course
In a move that is sadly nothing new for Koei Tecmo, old weapons are returning to Dynasty Warriors 9 as premium downloadable content. Dynasty Warriors 9 was torn to shreds by many a fan when it launched back in February of this year, and one of the most common criticisms was that some of the series' more interesting weapons...
News Dynasty Warriors 9 Is the 'Worst Performing Game' on PS4 Pro
And PS4's even worse
Digital Foundry's had its say on Dynasty Warriors 9, and unsurprisingly, the tech heads aren't impressed. The publication cuts to the chase quickly, stating that Dynasty Warriors 9 is probably the "worst performing game we've seen to date" on the PS4 Pro and Xbox One X. Yikes. The bottom line is that the game can...
Soapbox Dynasty Warriors 9 Broke My Heart
Bloody Dynasty Warriors 9. What a bitter disappointment that turned out to be. Now that I've had time to reflect on Koei Tecmo's latest and my own review of the game (which you can read through here), I've come to the conclusion that I've had my heart broken by a video game, and I'm still coming to terms with it. Now...
News Dynasty Warriors 9 PS4 Patch 1.03 Promises to Improve Poor Frame Rate
Let's hope it works
After many years of waiting, Dynasty Warriors 9 is finally here -- but it's proved to be a divisive release. Critics appear torn on the title's open world and the new systems that it brings, but if there's one thing that we can surely all agree on, it's that the game runs like crap. As mentioned in our review, the title...
News Dynasty Warriors 9 English Overview Trailer Details Mission Design
Koei Tecmo's released an English version of the Dynasty Warriors 9 overview trailer, so it's a bit easier to work out the details this time. It's worth a watch if you're still not quite sure how the open world action game is structured. Dynasty Warriors 9 is out in around a month, but are you feeling the hype? Pick up...
News Dynasty Warriors 9's Open World Mission Structure Shown Off in New Gameplay
The world's a battlefield
We're getting quite close to the launch of Dynasty Warriors 9 now, so you can expect to see at least several more videos like this one over the next few weeks. The gameplay's in Japanese, but it still gives us a decent idea of how the title's open world missions work. Basically, you're able to pick and choose between a...
News New Dynasty Warriors 9 Trailer Gives an Overall Look at the Open World Sequel
Across the hills and far away
It's about time we got another lengthy trailer for Dynasty Warriors 9. Koei Tecmo has pushed out a six-minute video that details many of the game's systems, from combat to exploration and hunting to house decoration. It all looks reasonably promising, but we feel like we'll have to get our hands on the finished...
News Dynasty Warriors 9 Lets You Equip Any Character with Any Weapon
But we're not sure why you would
An interesting detail in the latest Dynasty Warriors 9 information dump: any of the game's playable characters can equip and use any weapon type. This means you can have Lu Bu running about with a relatively tiny sword if you're so inclined, or you can slap an oversized mace on one of the title's more petite warriors...
News Dynasty Warriors 9 Gets a Confirmed Release Date in Europe and North America
Armed and ready
Koei Tecmo's attached a release date to Dynasty Warriors 9 in both Europe and North America. The open world hack and slasher is set to launch on the 13th February, 2018 here in the West, just a week after it hits Japan. Good to know that we won't be getting it weeks or months later, as is often the case. Dynasty Warriors 9...
News Dynasty Warriors 9 Conquers a Japanese Release Date on PS4
Koei Tecmo has slapped a Japanese release date on Dynasty Warriors 9. The open world hack and slasher -- which is a PlayStation 4 exclusive in the Land of the Rising Sun -- will take to the battlefield on the 8th February, 2018. We imagine that date won't mean much to most of you reading this, but its confirmation does tell us that...
News Fans Relieved as Zhou Tai Avoids Army of Clones in Dynasty Warriors 9
But there's still a lot of outrage
Dynasty Warriors 9 just can't catch a break lately. Over the last few weeks, publisher Koei Tecmo has been steadily unveiling the open world title's cast of playable characters. Some are old, some are new, but as far as many fans are concerned, way too many of them are clones. Okay, so what's a clone? Well, the...
TGS 2017 Dynasty Warriors 9 Launches on PS4 Worldwide in Early 2018
Koei Tecmo shares a vague date
Dynasty Warriors 9 got a new-ish trailer and a vague 'early 2018' release date during Sony's TGS 2017 press conference. Japan is also getting a limited edition Dynasty Warriors 9 PlayStation 4 console, but we seriously doubt that'll be coming West. And that vague release date is worldwide, by the way. Nice...
News Dynasty Warriors 9 Character Changes Have Some Fans Up in Arms
Attack of the clones
There are a lot of angry Dynasty Warriors fans out there on the internet right now. For the past few weeks, Koei Tecmo has been steadily revealing new and returning characters who are set to appear in Dynasty Warriors 9, the next game in the long-running series. However, not all of these reveals have gone down especially...
News New Gameplay Is Our Best Look Yet at Dynasty Warriors 9 on PS4
Even more Dynasty Warriors 9 gameplay? We won't say no. Previously, we've seen the open world title in action thanks to live footage captured from various streams, but Koei Tecmo has now released eight minutes of higher quality gameplay, and it provides our best look at the sequel yet. It's got traversal, combat, and cool combos. Are...
News Dynasty Warriors 9 Won't Be a PS4 Exclusive in the West
Koei Tecmo confirms
Publisher Koei Tecmo has revealed that Dynasty Warriors 9 won't be a PlayStation 4 exclusive here in the West as it'll also be coming to Xbox One and Steam. Not the most exciting of stories for a PlayStation website, but we thought it was worth a mention. Over the last couple of weeks, we've seen the hack and slash title in...
News Here's 30 More Minutes of Dynasty Warriors 9 PS4 Gameplay
Following on from the Dynasty Warriors 9 footage that hit the 'net earlier this week, Gematsu has nabbed another 30 minutes of gameplay from Sony's ChinaJoy 2017 presentation. Much like the previous footage, we get to see the title's open world structure in action as brand new playable character Cheng Pu races across the battlefield...
News Dynasty Warriors 9 Gets Its First Live PS4 Gameplay Demo
6 minutes of the open world sequel
Shown at Sony's ChinaJoy 2017 press conference, Dynasty Warriors 9 has got its first live gameplay demo. Lasting around six minutes, the footage gives us a brief look at the sequel's open structure as well as some combat. It's nice to see the title in action, even if, you know, it does just look like...
News New Characters! Open World Missions! Wild Pandas! Dynasty Warriors 9 Looks Great on PS4
Loads of new screenshots shared
We've been hit by another wave of Dynasty Warriors 9 information, with Koei Tecmo spilling the beans on a couple of new characters and detailing how the game's open world mission structure will work. To start with, we've got two fresh faces: Wei officer Man Chong, and Shu general Zhou Cang. You can gawk at their...
News Dynasty Warriors 9's First Gameplay Trailer Shows the Sequel in Action
It looks a lot like Dynasty Warriors
As the tagline of this article suggests, Dynasty Warriors 9 looks pretty much exactly like you'd expect it to - but that's not necessarily a bad thing. The current-gen sequel's looking like a real step up as far as visuals are concerned, and the action looks as over-the-top as ever. You can get an eyeful of...
News Dynasty Warriors 9 Will Let You Pick Resolution or Performance on PS4 Pro
4K/30 or 1080p/60
The upcoming Dynasty Warriors 9 will take full advantage of the PlayStation 4 Pro, allowing owners of the supercharged system to select between 4K resolution at 30 frames-per-second or 1080p resolution at 60 frames-per-second. That’s according to director Atsushi Miyauchi who was speaking with Gamer.com.tw, as translated by...
News Dynasty Warriors 9 Official English Site Opens, Spills Loads of Info
And there it is. As promised, Koei Tecmo has officially unveiled Dynasty Warriors 9. The publisher's opened up both Japanese and English websites which feature an overview of the open world title and bunch of high resolution screenshots. Naturally, we've slapped said screenshots all over this article - the game's looking...
News First Dynasty Warriors 9 Gameplay Screenshots Slash Their Way Online
And so it begins. Ahead of the official information dump tomorrow, Famitsu has released a handful of Dynasty Warriors 9 in-game screenshots, giving us our first proper look at the open world sequel. For the most part this still looks a lot like Dynasty Warriors, but there's a certain realistic edge to the art style this time...
News Dynasty Warriors 9 Confirmed for PS4, Open World Elements Detailed
Big trouble in big China
Official Dynasty Warriors 9 news is coming our way on the 11th May, but as predicted, the usual Japanese gaming publications - namely Famitsu - have leaked the goods before the designated date. The latest issue confirms that Koei Tecmo's long awaited sequel is a PlayStation 4 title, and there's some talk that it's...
News Dynasty Warriors 9 News Takes to the Battlefield Next Week
We already know that Dynasty Warriors 9 news is heading our way this month, but now we have a specific date to look forward to. Once again taking to Twitter, producer Akihiro Suzuki confirmed that the promised information is coming on the 11th May. However, as Gematsu notes, we'll likely get the juicy details before then thanks to...
News Dynasty Warriors 9 Finally Being Detailed Next Month
Begin the march
It feels like we've been waiting an age, but we'll finally be getting some details on Dynasty Warriors 9 next month. Producer Akihiro Suzuki apologised for the long wait in a tweet, before confirming that more will be revealed in May. You can probably expect a trailer followed by a steady flow of Famitsu articles. All we know about...
News Dynasty Warriors 9 Chops Down an Entire Open World
Button basher adopts sandbox
It was written in the stars that Dynasty Warriors 9 would be announced during one of series veteran Robert Ramsey's student-esque sleeps. Thus, it's left upon this author's shoulders to hastily inform you that the ninth instalment in Koei Tecmo's swashbuckler has been revealed – and it's going open world. No platforms...