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Dynasty Warriors NEXT confirmed for Vita launch

Posted by: Russell at 12/9/2011 11:03 PM
Tecmo Koei has announced that Dynasty Warriors NEXT will launch with the Vita on February 22nd, 2012.  The latest installment in the Dynasty Warriors franchise will allow players to use the Vita's touch pad, rear touch pad, and motion sensor to fight battles, as well as use the touch screen to "perform a "Direct Break" and capture bases in the blink of an eye".



BURLINGAME, Calif. December 9th, 2011 – TECMO KOEI America Corp. today announces that DYNASTY WARRIORS® NEXT, developed by OMEGA FORCE for PlayStation® Vita handheld entertainment system, will be released across North America on February 22nd 2012.

The best-selling DYNASTY WARRIORS Tactical Action series lets you step into the shoes of the greatest generals in Ancient China and enjoy the thrill of taking down thousands of enemies, becoming the greatest hero in Chinese history!

DYNASTY WARRIORS NEXT, the brand new instalment built for the PlayStation VITA, will allow players to use PlayStation VITA’s breakthrough touch pad, rear touch pad and motion sensor for intuitive controls to fight their battles, as well as connect with others and enjoy an epic experience.

The main features include:
· Fusion of button controls with touch controls, such as multi-touch screen and rear touch panel sensor (6 axis detection).
 
· Combine explosive action with tactical aspects! Touch or shake to use the new “Speed Musou,” and hit your enemies with powerful attacks. Touch the screen to perform a “Direct Break,” and capture bases in the blink of an eye. You can also touch the map directly, without interrupting the action, to direct your subordinates with “Straight Commands.”

· The impressive visual effects will help you delve deep into the Warriors’ world. Get a taste of life-like duels and experience a plethora of special missions using a variety of touch and sensor controls. Enjoy battles overflowing with tension in truly immersive, cinematic action.


· Communication enhanced by local play and Wi-Fi/3G: Connect with other players and enjoy continuous social interaction. Use PlayStation Vita’s Live Area, the new Conquest Mode (supporting Wi-Fi and 3G) and the new 4 player ad-hoc co-op multi-player “Coalition Mode” for a rich multiplayer experience.

· Dynasty Warriors Next also sees the return of fan favourite ‘Edit Mode’, where players can create and customize their own warriors!

· Enjoy intense battle action with more than 65 playable characters!

DYNASTY WARRIORS NEXT releases on February 22nd, 2012 on PlayStation Vita system. Developed by OMEGA FORCE, the game is currently rated ESRB Teen. For more product information, please visit the DYNASTY WARRIORS NEXT website.