Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty News
News Wild Hearts, Wo Long Were 'Successful', but Koei Tecmo Sidesteps Sales Numbers
All action, no traction?
Koei Tecmo has released two high profile action titles this year, with Wild Hearts in February, and Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty in March. Both games reviewed well, but at least from our perspective, it felt like they were brushed aside quite quickly in terms of the general gaming conversation. As such, we've been wondering how...
News New Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty Update Makes the First Boss Easier
Get all the patch 1.05 notes here
A new Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty update is now available on PS5, PS4, bringing the Team Ninja title up to version number 1.05. The big change players will notice — if they're still in the early game at least — is that the first boss has been made easier to fight. Named Zhang Liang, he's made a name for himself as...
News Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty Update 1.04 Available Now, Here Are All the Patch Notes
Wo, it's a long list
A fresh patch has been deployed for the excellent action RPG, Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty. At just 194.4MB on PS5, it'll only take a minute to download and install, but it brings with it a raft of adjustments and bug fixes. There are a number of minor changes to certain features that should make things just that little bit...
Poll What Review Score Would You Give Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty?
Wo and behold
Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty seems to have struck a chord with fans of tough action titles. The latest game from prolific Japanese developer Team Ninja, it's a bit of mix between Nioh (the loot, the combat pacing), Sekiro (the parries), and Dynasty Warriors (the battlefield morale system), and it's all based on epic Chinese novel Romance of...
Poll Are You Playing Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty?
Long time coming
Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty is here, and it seems to have made a splash amongst the hardcore action game community. A bit like a mix between Nioh and Sekiro — complete with a Romance of the Three Kingdoms backdrop — Wo Long is the latest heavy hitter from Team Ninja, a developer that's been impressively prolific in recent times. We...
News You Must Dominate the Battlefield for Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty's Platinum Trophy
The spoils of war
It feels as though it's flying a little under the radar, but Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty is on the cusp of release. This PS5/PS4 title comes from Team Ninja, the studio behind Nioh, and by all accounts it looks like a rock solid game for fans of Soulslike action RPGs. It arrives on 3rd March — just a couple of days from now — and...
News Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty Gets Blistering Launch Trailer Ahead of Impending Release
The appointed date is almost upon us. Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty is launching later this week, on 3rd March for both PS5 and PS4, and we got a bombastic launch trailer to get the blood pumping. Team Ninja is bringing the expertise learned during the development of both Nioh and Nioh 2 to bear, trading the cast of Nobunaga's Ambition for that...
News Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty PS5, PS4 Graphics and Performance Options Detailed
Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee
Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty is gearing up for launch on PS5 and PS4, with Team Ninja's latest Soulslike set to test our skills and patience on 3rd March. The developer has detailed the performance options players will be able to choose from when they get to dive in for themselves. As is now tradition, Wo Long...
News Test Your Mettle in Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty's Second Playable Demo, Rising 24th February
Face your demons
Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty is getting a second demo on PS5 and PS4, and like the first go around, players that beat it will be rewarded with an item in the full game, the "Crouching Dragon Helmet". You can dive into the demo on 24th February and the complete retail release on 3rd March. We've been treated to quite a bit of gameplay...
News Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty's Opening Cutscene Sets the Stage for the Struggle Ahead
Don't wake the dragon
Team Ninja's upcoming action RPG Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty is set to launch on 3rd March, and the anticipation is starting to build. If you, like us, are finding the wait hard to bear, well, you are in for a treat as today we got an advance look at the title's opening cutscene, courtesy of IGN's First coverage of the game...
News Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty Goes Hard in 17 Minutes of High-Level Gameplay
Do not pursue Lu Bu
Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty is shaping up to be a more-than-competent Soulslike. Developer Team Ninja is no stranger to the genre at this point, having gotten plenty of practice at sadistic game design while developing the Nioh franchise. Proof of their prowess can be found in the above trailer, which boasts 17 minutes of fresh,...
News Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty Reveals Epic Battles for Power in New Story Trailer
Inspired by Three Kingdoms era China
It feels as though Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty is flying way under the radar right now. This is Team Ninja's next major action RPG, taking all its experience with the Nioh series and shifting focus to Three Kingdoms era China. The game's fast and brutal combat looks great, but the focus of this latest trailer is the...
News New Boss Fight the Focus of More Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty Gameplay
Say hello to Aoye
IGN has posted another Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty gameplay video as part of its exclusive coverage for January 2023, which this time covers a boss battle and another weapon type. In the five-minute clip above, you'll see the protagonist face off against Aoye, a monster based on ancient Chinese legend from the text Shan Hai Jing. The...
News Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty Looks Like a PS5, PS4 Dark Horse This Packed 2023
Ogle ten minutes of gameplay footage
There’s not much conversation surrounding Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty, the FromSoftware-inspired PS5 and PS4 character action game from Team Ninja – and that’s largely because 2023 is absolutely stuffed to the gills with must play games, as we’ve outlined already. But in this 10 minute gameplay demo from IGN,...
News Wo Long Wheels Out a Wicked Combat Trailer
Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty is looking especially crisp in its latest gameplay trailer. It's a fairly short one, but the upcoming action RPG gives us a glimpse of several boss battles and a bunch of brutal finishing moves. If you haven't been keeping up with Wo Long up until this point, it has a lot in common with the Nioh games, which, of...
News Team Ninja's Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty Release Date Set for March 2023 on PS5, PS4
Season Pass also mentioned
Koei Tecmo and Team Ninja have announced that anticipated action RPG Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty will release for PS5 and PS4 on the 3rd March, 2023. Previously, the title had a vague 2023 window — but with the recent limited time demo showcasing what seemed to be a fairly complete product, most of us were expecting this...
News Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty Won't Have Difficulty Options, Producer Says It's 'Not an Easy Game'
Prepare to git gud
Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty is, like other Soulslike games, heavily influenced by the design philosophy and game mechanics of FromSoftware's Dark Souls series of action RPGs. And like From's games, Wo Long will not feature difficulty modes, just a single baseline experience that must be overcome through patience and perseverance. In...
News Certain Enemies in Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty Can Summon Actual Players
AKA the "Old Monk switcheroo"
Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty is currently in development, with Team Ninja hard at work polishing the project, which is slated to launch sometime in 2023. A demo just came out, and it's shaping up to be a solid action RPG. In an interview
News Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty About 40 Hours Long with Linear, Level-Based Structure
Team Ninja's next hardcore action RPG, Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty, looks very promising indeed — have a watch of its recent gameplay trailer to see how it's going. The developer, which previously brought us a pair of great Souls-like games with Nioh and Nioh 2, is building on its past efforts, though this new title will share some DNA with...
News Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty Shows Off Slick Combat in New Gameplay Trailer
Will be playable at TGS
Publisher Koei Tecmo has just released a brand new gameplay trailer for Team Ninja's upcoming action RPG, Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty. It's the first time we've seen the game since its announcement a couple of months ago, and it's looking very promising. The video showcases several enemy types, with a mix of human baddies and...
News Nioh Dev's Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty Is Getting a Playable Demo in the 'Near Future'
PS5, PS4 action RPG returns
We haven't actually seen anything of Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty since it was revealed back in June, but that action-packed, graphically gorgeous trailer definitely pulled people's attention. We did get some gameplay details shortly after the announcement — it's an action RPG built on the back of Nioh
News Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty Dev Details a Soulslike Action Game, Built on the Back of Nioh
Team Ninja talks
Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty has been confirmed for a PS5 and PS4 release in 2023, but the game's debut trailer doesn't really tell us much. We know that it's an action game and that it's set in feudal, Three Kingdoms-era China, but aside from that, we're all waiting on actual gameplay. Thankfully, developer Team Ninja has been happy to...
News Xbox Appeared to Embargo PS5, PS4 Versions of Some Showcase Games
For at least 48 hours
Some of the games announced during Microsoft’s big Xbox Showcase on Sunday are coming to the PS5 and PS4 – but it would appear you weren’t supposed to know for at least 48 hours. It seems that the Redmond firm enforced embargoes on some of its partners, including Atlus and Koei Tecmo. We received press releases from both...
News Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty Also Coming to PS5, PS4
First revealed during yesterday's Xbox show
It's been confirmed Team Ninja's new IP Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty will also be releasing on PS5, PS4 in early 2023. The game, which looks a lot like the Nioh series, was announced yesterday for a day one Xbox Game Pass release and it's taken until now for publisher Koei Tecmo to reveal Sony platforms will...