Samurai Warrior Chronicles

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Feb 22, 2011

Samurai Warrior Chronicles by Wintrale at 5:00 PM (12,351 Views / 0 Likes) 166 replies

  1. Wintrale
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    I'm actually surprised by the way that it seems nobody even knows about this game, or cares about it. So this is my way of trying to get the game a bit more attention. [​IMG]

    Samurai Warrior Chronicles is a hack and slash game developed by Omega Force, who are best known for the Dynasty Warriors series. The top screen is where the game itself is played, with the bottom screen showing a map and various other pieces of information. Every stage will have up to four playable characters and you can swap control to any of them by simply poking their portraits on the bottom screen. Playable characters include two exclusive characters made for the game, as well as every playable character in the previous Samurai Warrior games - each one having a different combat style as well as different available skills and abilities - which brings the count up to a staggering 42 playable characters. Therefore choosing which characters to use is just as important as where you choose to position them. Interestingly, there is also a status screen, dictating level, EXP, stats and equipment for the characters used.

    While there is little indication of how the game itself will control, looking at previous Samurai Warrior games makes it safe to assume the four face buttons will function as jump, normal attack, charged attack and musou attack. The L button will likely retain the Guard/Dodge function while the R button will likely retain the Ranged Attack function. This is of course speculation for now, but that's the best I've got. I'll leave you with this, a gameplay trailer.

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    I loved samurai warrior 3 on Wii, I'll buy this one after I get my pre-ordered 3DS for sure [​IMG]
    And you can download new scenario with spotpass!
     
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    It looks like a nice game for those who like the genre/franchise.
     
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    I've never really played much of the SW franchise (except part of SW3), but I do love Dynasty Warriors (been a fan since Dynasty Warriors 2, technically the first Dynasty Warriors game) and this installment of SW seems to be doing a lot of things right in terms of using the 3DS' features. That said, I really can't wait for Dynasty Warriors 3D.
     
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    I'll look into it in more detail when the media blackout ends on Sunday and I can play around with the 3DS test model again with the new software. It doesn't look bad, it's certainly not shovelware, but whether or not it has enough lasting appeal to justify a purchase remains unknown. Hopefully it'll show up before launch so I can test it.

    Either that or it'll be cheap and I'll pick it up for the hell of it. If it's gonna be £25 like Bust-A-Move is advertised at right now, then sure, I'll give it a shot. £25 is throw-away money at this point, to be honest.
     
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    It's actually the full £40, but most places have it for £30. I'm not sure about the lack of lasting appeal, though, since it does get new missions from SpotPass and your active team fights other people's through StreetPass (and get items and stuff for winning). Considering there's 42 playable characters, as well, and the way you can strike up a friendship points towards a possible recruitment system rather than simply having them all unlocked from the start... I'd say it should have absolutely tonnes of content. Certainly more than any other launch title.
     
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    i'm familiar with dynasty warriors
    that was a really good series[played 4 hyper the most and 6]
    so i'll definately give it a go, may not be the most exciting game, but it has some pretty awesome gameplay right there
     
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    I'm getting this..it's easy enough that my son will be able to play it and I think I'll enjoy it too
     
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    If this game has WIFI then this is the game im going to get. Does anyone know if it does? oh sweet lord i hope it does. i own dynasty warriors 3 , 6 and both warriors orochi games and i love them all so i want to get this but it really needs wifi to tip the balance from "might get this" to "will get this"
     
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    I mean this is on my list, but only on my 3rd list.

    1st = launch list , 1 - 2 game(S)

    2nd = Launch window, Zelda Mario or/and any other game made from Nintendo [​IMG]

    3rd = When I get pass the 2nd list, Samurai Warrior Chronicles

    4th/unknown list = Games I get after the launch window.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Just preordered it today.

    Looks good

    The character roster is also excellent.

    @Terinigma

    It has wi-fi multiplayer
     
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    I just found out about it from the reviews released yesterday.

    It looks like my type of game. Anyone know when it's coming to the US/Europe?
     
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    I'm getting this for sure...I have no need for ANOTHER f*kin SSFIV...I have the collectors edition and SUPER for the PS3...Capcom shoulda put Marvel VS Capcom 3 on the 3DS instead of this same ol' shit...

    Sorry for the rant folks.
     
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    SOLD! [​IMG]
     
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    It's a launch title in all three regions.
     
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    I will if it's just as good as SW2: XL was. >.> Samurai Warriors 3 didn't cut it, I played Sengoku Basara instead xD
     
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    I'll probably buy this as my only launch game, because I'm a fan of the hack'n'slash Action RPG genre (who isn't?), and it received some nice reviews from Famitsu.

    I'm interested to know about the multiplayer capabilities of this game.
     
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    cool too see someone else is intersted in it other than me.
    I know it's supposed to be a launch title in europe but i think they only mean the UK because there isn't a date for it in germany. i check amazon germany every day but i just won't come on. It has been reviewed by the USK (like PEGI) so i'm still hopefull and think Koei is just too lazy to announce it
     
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    Nah, it's a launch title in france too so don't worry
    source
     
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    I've never heard of this series before, but it sounds pretty cool.
    If the reviews turn out good, I might pick this up instead of street fighter.
     

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