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Dynasty Warriors 7 goes PS3 exclusive

After a long-running series of multi-platform games, Koei has announced that its new entry in the heralded Dynasty Warriors franchise will only make its way to the homes of PS3 owners. Xbox 360 and PC versions are not in the cards as the franchise is presented in stereoscopic 3D for the first time.

Dynasty Warriors began its 13-year run as an exclusive title for the original PlayStation, but every game since Dynasty Warriors 3 has been multi-platform. By bringing the seventh in the series of numbered games to PS3 only, it seems the series is going back to its roots.


Above: The last time we'll see Dynasty Warriors on Xbox 360?

The news was revealed at a media event in Tokyo, which is where Koei also confirmed the game would be fully rendered in stereoscopic 3D, a format that, from the console side, Sony has been the only one to embrace.

It may be an attempt to build new energy for a series that has become a bit... stale. You can only hack-and-slash so many ninjas before it starts to get tiring.

Dynasty Warriors 7 will be available in March 2011 in the US.

[Source: Kotaku]

Oct 26, 2010

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15 comments

  • bball42242442 - October 27, 2010 7:21 p.m.

    actually i own 5 DW and both WO (same thing) so... SUCK IT EVEN MORE!!! lol
  • papergoon - October 27, 2010 11:13 a.m.

    in asia, people here play dynasty warriors. seriously. i've got 3 to 6. i know it's the same thing, but it's fun.
  • CH3BURASHKA - October 27, 2010 5:29 a.m.

    A devastating blow to the 360 platform. Microsoft is pissed...
  • batmanboy11 - October 27, 2010 1:41 a.m.

    Does anyone actually care...?
  • bball42242442 - October 26, 2010 11:32 p.m.

    i buy them.... so suck it! not all of em but i do own 5 DW games overall (including all the spinoffs)
  • Evil_AppleJuice - October 26, 2010 10:35 p.m.

    Considering how i havent played a single Dynasty Warriors game since 3, i might be interested.
  • CoryRX8 - October 26, 2010 9:08 p.m.

    @PlainLikeVanilla Clearly somebody is or they wouldn't keep making them, but I'm as flabbergasted as you are as to who's doing it. We should find out who it is and show up at their doors with pitchforks and torches. I'm sick of games like Okami flopping while dreck like this continues to sell.
  • meg127 - October 26, 2010 8:46 p.m.

    I think it says something when I can't even tell which game in the series that screen shot is from. Reeeaally excited to see glossy menus in 3D since that's the most exciting part of these game anyway.
  • Tommykrem - October 26, 2010 8:34 p.m.

    Might consider that instead of The Last Guardian then. Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha hahahahahahahahahahaha hahahahahahaah haha ha ha... no, but seriously I look forward to playing it.
  • VooDooDevil1369 - October 26, 2010 8:24 p.m.

    Putting Dynasty Warriors in 3D is like putting a fart in 3D.
  • PlainLikeVanilla - October 26, 2010 8:20 p.m.

    Who the hell still buys these games?
  • CancerMan - October 26, 2010 8:19 p.m.

    Oh no, my life suddenly lost all meaning.
  • SonicX_89 - October 26, 2010 8:14 p.m.

    Oh, what a loss. However will I manage?
  • SAUGAPRIME - October 26, 2010 8:05 p.m.

    Sony needed more exclusive's good for them, tired of xbox getting all the ps2 exclusives that were suppose to go to ps3 like dead or alive 4, ace combat 6, etc.
  • Mexicutioner - October 26, 2010 8:01 p.m.

    Hooray?

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