Tecmo Koei, a software development company for current gaming consoles, recently announced the release of its latest social game One Million Person Dynasty Warriors for the GREE network – the largest social networking site in Japan. This action packed game recreates the experience Dynasty Warriors gamers have had throughout the series, but with a social gaming twist.
In order to be a successful within the game, interaction with other generals is a must. However, these generals were mostly based on computer generated intelligence. Tecmo Koei decided to take their idea a step farther by engaging the user with other gamers. Within the virtual realm of One Million Person Dynasty Warriors, players will be able to act as a general of their dynasty world. Taking advantage of being a general by communicating with other players to expand kingdoms, fight off other dynastys and organizing with other famous historical generals. As gamers of this series are aware, this type of gameplay has been seen before, but not in this type of interative social gaming environment.
Bonuses are awarded for those who purchase Dynasty Warriors 7, which will be hitting the shelves in March for the PS3, for current One Million Person Dynasty Warriors players. These bonuses include rare and exclusive items that other players will not be able to get a hold of, unless they receive a serial code for purchasing Dynasty Warriors 7.
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