Sporting a name that's almost as ridiculous as its core gameplay, Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition consists of both Dynasty Warriors 8, which released on the PlayStation 3 last summer, and the Xtreme Legends expansion, which can also be purchased separately as a standalone title on Sony's ageing console. The latter...
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Just when you thought that you'd had your fill of putting thousands of grunts to death, Koei Tecmo has gone ahead and released Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition's long awaited 1.01 update on the PlayStation 4 and Vita, along with a patch for the PS3 standalone Xtreme Legends expansion. It's quite a hefty...
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With Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends out now in North America and almost here in Europe, we have to ask: which faction will you be siding with? We aren't talking about legendary armies, of course, but the three flagship Sony formats. For the first time in the franchise's history, the game will be available to play on all of...
With Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition stomping onto the PlayStation 4 in the very near future, it would seem that now's the perfect time to unleash a new trailer showcasing the title on Sony's next-gen system. Aside from easily looking like the franchise's prettiest release yet, the latest instalment in the hack...
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Launching earlier today, Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends' official site holds a bounty of new information regarding both the PlayStation 3 standalone expansion, and Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition - which is marching onto the PS Vita and the PS4. All three releases will be made available on April 4th in...
Oh, and it's releasing on the PS4 and Vita next year in Europe
Video games have historically had trouble in the naming department. Beyond: Two Souls and Stealth Inc: A Clone in the Dark are two particularly egregious examples from the past twelve months. But far and away the absolute worst name of recent memory has to go to Dynasty Warriors 8:...
Follow the story of the strongest warrior in the Three Kingdoms, Lu Bu!
Experience an all new story focusing on Lu Bu, the unrivaled warrior of the Three Kingdoms era. Riding his famous steed, Red Hare, he inspired the saying, "Among men, Lu Bu; among horses, Red Hare." Follow along as the life of Lu Bu is portrayed in the game, including all of the hardships and triumphs he faces while constantly seeking to test the limits of his own strength.
New playable characters bring even more depth to the 'DYNASTY WARRIORS 8' world!
Chen Gong, an indispensable part of the story of Lu Bu, has been added to the roster of playable characters in the game. Additionally, other fan favorites have been included as well, such as Sun Quan's valued officer, Zhu Ran, who is viewed as a key member of the future of Wu.
By including new characters beyond the 77 members of the "DYNASTY WARRIORS 8" roster, the number of playable characters reaches an all-time high for the franchise, greatly expanding the richness and depth of the "DYNASTY WARRIORS 8" world in terms of both story and gameplay.
New hypothetical scenarios to satisfy even the most die-hard Three Kingdoms fans!
A number of hypothetical scenarios that could not be depicted in "DYNASTY WARRIORS 8" have been added to the game. You can play various situations such as, "What if Yuan Shao had defeated Cao Cao at Guandu..." or "What if the fire attack at Chibi failed..."
Decisions in certain stages can affect other stages, and completing certain conditions in one stage can even unlock an entirely new stage as well, thereby expanding the world of the Three Kingdoms with even more depth and drama.
New features & extended replay value with an expanded Ambition Mode!
Ambition Mode, in which you fight consecutive battles of increasing difficulty in order to gain the allies and materials needed to upgrade your camp, has been greatly expanded with new features and replayability enhancements.
A new objective has been added, enlisting you to conquer the land and quell the chaos, adding to the engrossing strategy and battle phases that the mode is known for.
New weapon types and attacks provide even more exhilarating action!
Starting with the "Art of War Scroll," which is based on the bamboo strips that served as a written record of military tactics, multiple new weapon types complete with their own attacks have been added. Additionally, all officers have been given two EX Attacks, which they can utilize when using their favorite weapon.
The individuality of each character is expanded even further with these new EX Attacks and other techniques, providing for even more immersive battlefield action.
Enter the Challenge Mode and compete in the online rankings with rivals from around the world!
The popular Challenge Mode returns to the series with its focus on competing for high scores under various rules. From Bridge Melee, where you aim to knock enemies off of a platform, to Rampage, where you compete on how many enemies you can defeat in total, there are 5 different courses to choose from, more than ever before in the series.
With the online rankings, you can compete against players from around the world as you seek to conquer any and all challengers.
Officer development and item collection features add even more replayability!
A number of enhancements have been added to make the Free Mode of the game even more enjoyable, such as the Xtreme Legends standard "Ultimate" difficulty level. The bodyguard system has been revamped, you can now add and change parameters for your playable characters, and even more freedom has been implemented in the weapon improvement system. Through the inclusion of various weapons, animals and bodyguards, this version of Xtreme Legends adds a wealth of new content to the "DYNASTY WARRIORS 8" experience.
Import your 'DYNASTY WARRIORS 8' save data! Play co-op between the versions of the game for the PS4™ system, the PS3™ system and the PS Vita system!
When you have save data from "DYNASTY WARRIORS 8" for the PlayStation®3 system, you can import it into this game as well. The save data can also be imported into "DYNASTY WARRIORS 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition" for either the PS4™ system or the PS Vita system. In addition, you can use Cross-Play to play co-op games between systems, or the Cross-Save feature to share save data between them as well.