Koei

A.M.O.K.

A.M.O.K.

Sega Saturn - Released - January 17, 1997

The object of this arcade-type game is to meet a series of objectives, and to do so in such a way that each side will blame the other. The game has a linear structure, based on levels that present tasks of increasing difficulty, and all sorts of hazards and targets are encountered. These include military bases, power generators, land mines, infantry, tanks, submarines -- even sharks and huge, aggressive birds. Infantry elements are poorly armored, so they can be killed by being run over. In one mission, the only way that the player will be able to get enough time to escape is to open with a...

Aerobiz

Aerobiz

Sega Genesis - Released - 1992

You're ambitious and you strive for excellence. Your goal is to create a global airline network. You know travelers depend on your airline to get them where they want to go. Now convince them your airline is the best way to fly! A clean safety record, ad campaigns and special services will distinguish you from the rest. As your network expands, establish hub offices and invest in a hotel chain. Tourism will boost income and win passengers away from your competitors. Be aggressive and maintain superiority in the skies. Airlines are your business! • 1-4 Player Competition • Buy and sell...

Aerobiz

Aerobiz

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - February 1, 1993

You're ambitious and you strive for excellence. Your goal is to create a global airline network. You know travelers depend on your airline to get them where they want to go. Now convince them your airline is the best way to fly! A clean safety record, ad campaigns and special services will distinguish you from the rest. As your network expands, establish hub offices and invest in a hotel chain. Tourism will boost income and win passengers away from your competitors. Be aggressive and maintain superiority in the skies.

Aerobiz Supersonic

Aerobiz Supersonic

Sega Genesis - Released - February 18, 1994

It's the beginning of the 21st century and competition in the airline industry is heating up. As a young, ambitious CEO, it's up to you to make sure your airline is a survivor and not just another casualty. To succeed, you will have to make some tough decisions including where to fly, which planes to purchase and how to attract visitors to the cities you service. Your goal: to differentiate your airline from the rest while still turning a profit. In Aerobiz Supersonic, fashion a powerful fleet of aircraft from more than 50 possible choices, organize routes to 89 global destinations and...

Aerobiz Supersonic

Aerobiz Supersonic

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - August 29, 1994

It's the beginning of the 21st century and competition in the airline industry is heating up. As a young, ambitious CEO, it's up to you to make sure your airline is a survivor and not just another casualty. To succeed, you will have to make some tough decisions including where to fly, which planes to purchase and how to attract visitors to the cities you service. Your goal: to differentiate your airline from the rest while still turning a profit. In Aerobiz Supersonic, fashion a powerful fleet of aircraft from more than 50 possible choices, organize routes to 89 global destinations and...

Air Management '96

Air Management '96

Sony Playstation - Released - March 22, 1996

Air Management '96 is a sequel/remake to the other games in the Air Management series. Like previous titles, the game is an airline management simulation however graphics and interface have been updated to 3D. Players take control of an airline as it's CEO, and must first select the name, tail logo and home airport of their airline. The game is turn-based between each airline. Each airline has four "board members" who can be assigned to perform various tasks, which take varying length to accomplish. These tasks include buying aircraft, bidding for slots at an airport, buying facilities at an...

Air Management: Oozora ni Kakeru

Air Management: Oozora ni Kakeru

Sharp X68000 - Released - November 20, 1992

You are the CEO of an airline company. Your goal is to become the most successful airline in the world by connecting all 22 cities with air routes, maintain a profit, and meet the required quota of passengers. If you cannot turn a profit for a year or meet the victory conditions in 32 years you lose. Some strategic decisions you must make include negotiating for open air routes, purchasing or selling aircraft, invest in branch offices and hotels, advertise your airline and set budgets. You must also pay attention to statistics like quarterly and annual sales reports, as well as city data....

Angelique

Angelique

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - September 24, 1994

The first otome game is generally acknowledged to be Angelique, released in 1994, and created by an all-female team. The game was originally targeted to pre-teen and younger teenage girls, but became unexpectedly popular with older teenagers and women in their 20s. Angelique is credited with setting up the specifics and conventions of women’s games: a focus on romance, easy controls and utilizing other multimedia. The player assumes the role of Angelique Limoges, a young woman chosen by the Queen of the known Cosmos to one day succeed her. In order to do this, she must populate a kingdom...

Angelique

Angelique

Nintendo Game Boy Advance - Released - March 21, 2002

Angelique is the first game of its series, the first game to be developed by Ruby Party and the first Neoromance IP. It is considered the first game for the Otome game genre that can be described as romantic simulators aimed for women. Originally released for SNES in 1994, the GBA version came eight years later. Angelique borrows elements from different genres: Japanese-style adventure (without puzzles), "dating sim", and (not overly complex) strategy. The goal is to make sure that Angelique has good relationship with the Guardians, maintaining the balance. For that, Angelique has to visit...

Angelique Duet

Angelique Duet

Nintendo DS - Released - April 6, 2006

Angelique Duet can be best described as romance simulation. It is a spin-off of the first Angelique game published 12 years earlier and one of the titles made to celebrate Koei's twentieth year anniversary. According to Ruby Party commentary, this title answered popular fan demand for an option to play as the first protagonist's rival, Rosalia. The Nintendo DS version includes a Communication Mode to take advantage of the console's wireless connections. Players can send letters to their friends through an in-game messaging system and visit each other's rooms to trade items. Animated movies...

Angelique Etoile

Angelique Etoile

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - September 16, 2004

Angelique étoile is considered the fourth main installment of the Angelique series. Its PlayStation 2 port is one of the projects made for Neoromance's tenth anniversary. It is the first game in the series to not provide Angelique as the default name for the protagonist. Yuki Hori and Mami Matsushita are the producers; Kazuyuki Nakasa is the director. Midori Kusanada is the scenario director. Nobumasa Takagi composed the music. The Premium Box edition includes a collector's plate. The PS2 Premium Box has a character message CD, a scarf and a set of greeting cards. Consumers who purchased...

Angelique Special

Angelique Special

Sega Saturn - Released - March 29, 1996

Angelique Special is an enhanced version of the original Angelique for Super Famicom (SNES). There are no changes gameplay-wise (a mixture of adventure, strategy, and dating sim) or story-wise (a simple girl named Angelique Limoges must befriend nine Guardians to become a queen). This version features slightly improved graphics, CD-quality music, voice acting, and anime-style cutscenes.

Angelique Special 2

Angelique Special 2

Sega Saturn - Released - December 20, 1996

Following the events of the first Angelique game, Angelique Limoges has become the queen of Cosmos, and her former rival Rosalie - her aid. Now a whole new Cosmos has appeared, and it's time to choose a new queen for it. The candidates this time are Angelique Collet (the protagonist of the game) and Rachel Hart.

Angelique Trois

Angelique Trois

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - November 22, 2000

Angelique is a video game series. Currently, the series has only been released in Japan, with the exception of a Chinese PC version of the first game in the series. It is somewhat popular with overseas import gamers, who have started petitions in the hopes of English-translated releases of various games in the series. KOEI mentioned in an issue of Newtype USA that it is a possibility if enough demand is shown. The basic lore of the series is built around a Queen who fairly and wisely rules a Cosmos. By balancing elemental forces with the help of nine Guardians, she keeps the various planets...

Angelique Trois Aihouzen

Angelique Trois Aihouzen

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - July 26, 2001

The basic lore of the series is built around a Queen who fairly and wisely rules a Cosmos. By balancing elemental forces with the help of nine Guardians, she keeps the various planets in her domain stable and her people content. However, the powers of the Queen and the Guardians fade over time, and successors must be appointed. In the first game and its various remakes, the protagonist is a 17-year-old girl named Angelique Limoges who has been chosen by the current Queen and her aide Dia as one of two candidates from the Royal Smallney Girls' Academy to become the next Queen. She is...

Angelique Voice Fantasy

Angelique Voice Fantasy

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - March 29, 1996

Angelique is a young girl from earth, chosen by the Queen to be a prospective candidate to rule Elysion, but only one person is keeping her from her goal, her rival and scoolmate, Rosalia. Angelique must prove her worth by winning over all the officers of the court and showing the people of Elysion how kind she is in this 1996 romantic strategy rpg from Koei.

Aoki Ōkami to Shiroki Mejika: Genchō Hishi

Aoki Ōkami to Shiroki Mejika: Genchō Hishi

Sega CD - Released - March 25, 1993

As in the first part you could participate in two conquests: Mongol conquest and world conquest. In the first you must unite all the little tribes of the country. The world conquest is more complex: You must use all your senses to make the world as you wish.

Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika

Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika

Sharp X1 - Released - 1986

Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika is a turn-based strategy video game series developed and published by Japanese video game company Koei. The player becomes Temujin, who has just become 20, and fight to unify the Mongolian plains. After uniting the plains, you are renamed Genghis Khan and proceed to conquer Eurasia. Grow rich and conquer all you come across.

Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika: Genchou Hishi

Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika: Genchou Hishi

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 25, 1993

Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika: Genchou Hishi is a 2D turn-based grand strategy game, based on the life of the historical Mongol leader Temujin, better known as Genghis Khan. The gameplay is similar to other grand strategy games from Koei, like Romance of the Three Kingdoms or Nobunaga's Ambition. The game has various scenarios from the Conquest of Mongolia (the unification of Mongol tribes) to World Conquest (with up to six playable factions). On the world/country map (divided into smaller provinces) the player develops his own provinces, gives orders to his subordinates, establishes alliances...

Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika: Genchou Hishi

Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika: Genchou Hishi

Microsoft MSX2 - Released - 1992

Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika: Genchou Hishi is a Strategy game, developed and published by Koei, which was released in Japan in 1992.

Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika: Genghis Khan

Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika: Genghis Khan

Microsoft MSX2 - Released - 1988

Become Genghis Khan and lead the most fearsome army in the known world. Use your Land of Mongols to build an empire on the bodies of your enemies and the rubble of their conquered cities. With skill, cunning, diplomacy and luck, all of Europe and Asia could be yours. Failure means shame in the eyes of your princess, or even death! Victory on the battlefield requires bold strategy and clever planning. Outmaneuver your opponent with cavalry, lay siege to his castle with archers or even challenge him to a duel. But success also requires brilliant political tactics and a sharp eye for business...

Axiom

Axiom

NEC PC-8801 - Released - 1985

Bandit Kings of Ancient China

Bandit Kings of Ancient China

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - June 25, 1990

The game is a military strategy game, like most of Koei's games, but instead of conquering a country, the goal is to depose the despotic ruler of China. You start out lowly, and have to work your way up by conquering smaller prefectures, forming alliances, and fighting small battles. You have to earn the right to attack Gao Qiu's home prefecture, though- he is off limits until you are powerful.

Band-kun

Band-kun

Fujitsu FM Towns Marty - Released - 1991

The player is an aspiring musician. Their goal is to form a band to win prestigious music contests or competitions. Until the player's band becomes a financial success, a portion of the player's time must be spent attending to a part-time job to fund their expenditures. Minimum wage is determined by random RNG readings, making them constant if unreliable resource. Rumors regarding music trends and tips for practicing music may occur during the hours spent working. A MIDI board is required to run the game, which was a separate approximate 30,000 yen purchase for computers at the time of the...

Bladestorm: The Hundred Years' War

Bladestorm: The Hundred Years' War

Microsoft Xbox 360 - Released - November 6, 2007

Bladestorm: The Hundred Years' War is a historical real-time tactics video game for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 platforms. It was published by Koei and developed by Omega Force. The game is loosely based on the Hundred Years' War between the Kingdoms of England and France in the 14th and 15th centuries. Just like the Kessen and Musou series from Koei, certain liberties are taken from the original history. For example, unlike what happened in real life, it is possible to save Joan of Arc from being burned at the stake. A expansion remake, entitled Bladestorm: Nightmare was released for...

The Blue Wolf and The White Stag: Genghis Khan

The Blue Wolf and The White Stag: Genghis Khan

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1988

The game takes the player inside the virtual life of either Genghis Khan or one of his archrivals. The player must arrange marriages, father children, appoint family members to governmental positions, and fight in order to conquer the Old World. Armies must be drafted and soldiers must be trained if the player is to rule the lands from England to Japan.

Boukoku no Aegis 2035: Warship Gunner

Boukoku no Aegis 2035: Warship Gunner

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - July 21, 2005

Boukoku no Aegis 2035: Warship Gunner (亡国のイージス2035 ~ウォーシップガンナー~) is a movie tie-in video game for the Japanese live-action summer film, Boukoku no Aegis. Harutoshi Fukui, the author of the base novel, personally planned the screenplay for Boukoku no Aegis 2035. The game presents an original sequel to this continuity which has not been referenced in his other works.

Brandish

Brandish

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - June 25, 1994

Now that you've mastered games like Breath of Fire and Brain Lord, we think you're ready for a role-playing game where the sun doesn't shine and the monsters grow big, really big! In Brandish, you stand accused of murder, being pursued by a fearless bounty hunter looking to collect the reward. About to be captured, you fall into a deep underworld maze filled with dangerous traps and deadly monsters including: giant crabs, headless fist pounding warriors and fire spitting gargoyles. With the bounty hunter still hot on your trail, you must navigate your way out of the mazes and back to the...

Brandish 2: Expert

Brandish 2: Expert

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - August 11, 1995

A reissue of the Super Famicom Brandish 2: The Planet Buster that follow a few months later with increased difficulty. This version is exclusive of japan and don't have any translation available.

Brandish 2: The Planet Buster

Brandish 2: The Planet Buster

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - August 11, 1995

The Planet Buster continues the story that was told in the first Brandish game, and depicts the events that happened three years after the evil demonic king was defeated in his lost kingdom, sunken deep underground. You take control of a young warrior named Ares, who wields a magical weapon, a powerful sword called the Planet Buster. One day, while traveling through a desert, Ares is captured by a warlock named Karl, who is after the powers hidden within the magical sword. Suspecting Ares might have some valuable information, Karl doesn't execute him, but takes away the Planet Buster and...

Celtic Tales: Balor of the Evil Eye

Celtic Tales: Balor of the Evil Eye

MS-DOS - Released - 1995

Finally the champion long awaited by the Goddess Danu, has arrived. The people of the island of Eire (Ireland) have long suffered from the curses the evil Formors and their leader Balor, thus are in need of a High King to unite the scattered tribes. To accomplish this, the player will descend from the heavens to Eire and pick a guise from 9 champions available. Gain respect of the other tribes of Eire through diplomacy and war. Unite them to become High King of Eire and finally defeat Balor once and for all! Celtic Tales: Balor of the Evil Eye is an isometric turn-based strategy game...

Chitei Tanken

Chitei Tanken

NEC PC-8801 - Released - 1982

Combat

Combat

NEC PC-8801 - Released - 1982

Crimson Sea

Crimson Sea

Microsoft Xbox - Released - December 16, 2002

Travel thousands of years into the future to the galaxy Theophilus. As Sho, your job is to solve the mystery of countless murders that have been committed by an invading alien force. Along the way, you'll decimate hordes of alien creatures and liquid-morphing enemies with customized blaster rifles and plasma swords. Summon the power of Neo-Psionics to blast through hordes of alien menaces in a single move. Now, with Crimson Sea's Phantom Sensor System, use sound and touch to discover the hidden enemy.

Daikoukai Jidai

Daikoukai Jidai

Microsoft MSX2 - Released - 1990

The Franco family used to be one of the influential houses of Portugal. That is until the head of the family sailed out of a disastrous voyage to find the kingdom of Prester John. The disarray that followed brought about an end to the nobility of the Franco name. 100 years have passed and Portugal has prospered through it's sailing and trading empires. Young Leon Fanco wishes to restore his family's good name and make a name for himself as a sailor. At the heart of his ambition is the fair lady, Christiana, who is desired by the likely heir to the kingdom. Towards that end, Leon has been...

Daikoukai Jidai III: Costa del Sol

Daikoukai Jidai III: Costa del Sol

Apple Mac OS - Released - March 23, 1997

The starting year of the game is set at 1480. Players can create their own protagonist or choose two virtual protagonists (a Portuguese and a Spanish). The main focus of 3rd game is very different from that of the 2nd. It emphasized on exploration and discovery rather than trade. The most effective way for players to obtain funds is to report the discovery to their clients. There are many different kinds of discoveries are to be discovered, such as geographical, biological, historical, religious findings, and also numerous treasures and different categories of disciplines. Players will...

Daikoukai Jidai IV: Rota Nova

Daikoukai Jidai IV: Rota Nova

Nintendo DS - Released - March 2, 2006

Das Boot

Das Boot

NEC PC-8801 - Released

Destrega

Destrega

Sony Playstation - Released - January 31, 1999

DESTREGA allows fighters to move freely within its 3D environments, thus allowing for both close and long range fighting. The usual physical attacks are accompanied by a multitude of sensational, long-range magical attacks and contribute to a very fast-paced action/fighting title.

Dragon & Princess

Dragon & Princess

NEC PC-8801 - Released - 1982

Commonly considered the first Japanese-made game with role-playing elements, Dragon and Princess involves a quest of a party of adventurers who is requested by the king to exterminate bandits and eventually rescue the princess from the clutches of a dragon. Gameplay-wise, the game is for the most part closer to the adventure format than to true role-playing. Much of the game consists of text and plays like interactive fiction, with text-based commands and movement through maze-like environments achieved by typing letters corresponding to the four directions (N, S, W and E). The RPG element is...

Druid: Yami e no Tsuisekisha

Druid: Yami e no Tsuisekisha

Sony Playstation - Released - February 19, 1998

The world of Navan has many islands, and four of them are reigned by the powerful Druid brothers: Lawson, Curak, Havnar, and Astor. They worship different deities and try to maintain the harmony of nature on their islands. But one day, Lawson mysteriously disappears. Unable to solve the mystery, the brothers seek out you, a grandson of a once powerful Druid, to search for Lawson in the entire world of Navan. The gameplay of Druid is somewhat similar to that of Ultima VIII: Pagan. It is an action RPG with simple point-and-click interface and action-oriented combat. You can execute two...

Dynasty Tactics

Dynasty Tactics

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - September 10, 2002

A tactical strategy game set in feudal China, Dynasty Tactics is an offshoot of the Dynasty Warrior series. The game puts the player in the shoes of one of 3 military leaders. Through strategy, acquired military might, and diplomacy, the player must strive to conquer the game's 60 cities. Battles take place on a 3D grid, in a turn-based format. Through deft use of battlefield tactics, including a deep combo attack system, players must meet certain requirements to win the battle. Multiple paths through the game (including multiple endings) will keep armchair military generals coming back.

Dynasty Tactics 2

Dynasty Tactics 2

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - September 23, 2003

The sequel to Dynasty Tactics gives the player more tactics to choose from, and introduces some new characters and features. Like in the first game, the player assumes the role of 3 important leaders in ancient China: Cao Cao, Liu Bei and Sun Ce. A new choice is the warrior Lu Bu. The characters have their own, unique story paths, which are affected by choices and outcomes occurring during the chapters the game is divided into. The player organizes and moves his officers and armies over the map while engaging others, trying to fulfill certain objectives during a turn limit. For battles,...

Dynasty Warriors

Dynasty Warriors

Sony PSP - Released - March 16, 2005

Koei's Dynasty Warriors series hits the handheld market in it's first fully 3D form on the PSP. As an officer in a Chinese army (Wei, Wu or Shu armies), you fight and kill thousands of soldiers in massive battles stretched over numerous battlefields - either in the campaign "Musou" modes or the single battle "Free" mode which can be used to train. Each stage consists of a map split in numerous areas. From the map, the player selects an area he has access to (areas are connected to each other in certain directions, and the player can only move to an area connected to the one he his currently...

Dynasty Warriors

Dynasty Warriors

Sony Playstation - Released - February 28, 1997

Based on the historical novel, "Romance of the Three Kingdoms, " Dynasty Warriors puts you right in the center of the upheaval of 3rd century China, when legendary warlords fought to expand and unite realms under their own banners. Enter a time of struggle, when warriors were as cunning as they were courageous. Master the dynamic game play. Wisely balance elaborate offensive strikes, with precisely timed defensive maneuvers and flurries of whirling counter attacks. Then, train to unleash the killer combination in martial mastery to become the Musou - the Warrior Unequaled!

Dynasty Warriors 2

Dynasty Warriors 2

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - October 25, 2000

Play as one of nine generals in this action packed 3D fighting, combat strategy and simulation game based in the second century AD China. China is torn with internal civil conflict as the 400 year Han Dynasty comes to an end. Try and unite the country during the Yellow Turban wars. You control a character, on foot and mounted on horse back, as you fight against thousands of enemies in a 3D world.

Dynasty Warriors 3

Dynasty Warriors 3

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - November 26, 2001

About 1800 years ago in China, there were three fearless warriors battling for ultimate control over the country. One who sought hegemony. One who sought ambition. One who stood up for righteousness. Veterans who shared the same swarmed under each leader. These stalwart souls waged war across the vast expanse of the land and, like blood thirsty demons, cut down any and all who stood in their way. They followed their own rules, they were both revered and feared by millions... they are the Dynasty Warriors. Dynasty Warriors 3 takes place over the 50 years of war recounted in Romance of the...

Dynasty Warriors 3

Dynasty Warriors 3

Microsoft Xbox - Released - November 26, 2001

About 1800 years ago in China, there were three fearless warriors battling for ultimate control over the country. One who sought hegemony. One who sought ambition. One who stood up for righteousness. Veterans who shared the same swarmed under each leader. These stalwart souls waged war across the vast expanse of the land and, like blood thirsty demons, cut down any and all who stood in their way. They followed their own rules, they were both revered and feared by millions... they are the Dynasty Warriors. Dynasty Warriors 3 takes place over the 50 years of war recounted in Romance of the...

Dynasty Warriors 3: Xtreme Legends

Dynasty Warriors 3: Xtreme Legends

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - January 11, 2003

Set in KOEI's popular Romance of the Three Kingdoms world, Dynasty Warriors 3: Xtreme Legends has players taking the role of one of seven generals seeking to reunite the land under one banner. Unlike the earlier game, where players were restricted to the Free mode when playing as the likes of Lu Bu, this latest iteration offers each of the seven previously unaligned characters a new scenario (or "Musou"). These scenarios take place across stages from the original Dynasty Warriors that have been remixed, providing players with new objectives, scenery, and cut-scenes. As an added bonus, players...

Dynasty Warriors 4

Dynasty Warriors 4

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - March 25, 2003

Dynasty Warriors 4 takes battlefield action to the next level, allowing players to experience the thrill of taking on multiple opponents at once and fighting against impossible odds. A host of new features add greater depth to the gameplay, as well as more insight into the characters and turbulent events of the Three Kingdoms era. The concepts of Honor and Loyalty in the face of adversity serve as the main theme for the game. The obligations of generals to their Lords and Allies guide the paths of these warriors as the fight to unify a divided empire.

Dynasty Warriors 4: Empires

Dynasty Warriors 4: Empires

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - August 31, 2004

Dynasty Warriors 4: Empires is a strategy-oriented variant of Dynasty Warriors 4, mixing it with gameplay similar to Romance of the Three Kingdoms. The heart of the game, campaign mode, begins by choosing any of 24 regions and 42 rulers (custom characters can be created). Beginning with a small kingdom, the ultimate goal is the conquering of all others. Each turn, the player is given a choice from 4 different governing options (brought to your attention by your generals) followed by a single decision of action. These actions typically include the invasion or defense of a specific province or...

Dynasty Warriors 4: Hyper

Dynasty Warriors 4: Hyper

Windows - March 30, 2005

Dynasty Warriors 4 (真・三國無双3 Shin Sangokumusō 3?, Shin Sangokumusou 3 in Japan) is a hack and slash video game and the fourth installment in the popular Dynasty Warriors series. Dynasty Warriors 4 was developed by Omega Force and published by Koei. The game is available on PlayStation 2 (PS2) and Xbox and is based on a series of books called Romance of the Three Kingdoms, written by Luo Guanzhong. As the series has progressed, it has strayed further from the actual plot of Romance of the Three Kingdoms but instead has given the user more input on how the storyline progresses. When it was...

Dynasty Warriors 4: Xtreme Legends

Dynasty Warriors 4: Xtreme Legends

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - November 4, 2003

Dynasty Warriors 4: Xtreme Legends includes all 42 characters from the original Dynasty Warriors 4, with new gameplay elements. Engage in randomly generated skirmishes in Xtreme Mode. Live the exploits of all warriors in Legends Mode. Experience endurance-style duels in the Arena Challenge. Play it by itself or in conjunction with the original using Xtreme Legends' disc swap feature. Here's your chance to become a legend among legends.

Dynasty Warriors 5

Dynasty Warriors 5

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - March 29, 2005

The series returns for yet another iteration removing majority of the features included in Empires and Xtreme Legends. The setting is again ancient China. This time there are 48 different characters to choose from in Musou mode. Majority of the 48 characters have to be unlocked and only 6 new characters have been added to the series. Each character has has/her own storyline. There are more guys to square up against on screen then any previous game in the series. The game uses the same graphics engine as the previous game also. Changed for this edition, is the bodyguards, they now do a better...

Dynasty Warriors 5: Empires

Dynasty Warriors 5: Empires

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - March 28, 2006

Set in ancient China, Dynasty Warriors 5: Empires brings the Empire mode to the latest DW game, while the basic hack & slash, button mashing gameplay remains the same. The Empire mode adds a strategy overlay to the basic game, with a map of 25 areas to conquer. Each turn consists of two parts: empire control, and war making. Your territories bring you tax revenue each turn, which you can spend on various different actions. You can create items and tactics for your generals to use in battle. Recruit generals and troops, fortify your territories, among many other command options. You can wage...

Dynasty Warriors 5: Xtreme Legends

Dynasty Warriors 5: Xtreme Legends

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - November 15, 2005

Dynasty Warriors 5: Xtreme Legends is a minor expansion to Dynasty Warriors 5. This game was released on November 16, 2005 and is playable only on the PlayStation 2 video game console. Dynasty Warriors 5: Xtreme Legends does not allow the player to play Musou Mode or Free Mode if the player does not possess the original Dynasty Warriors 5 game disk. New game modes included Destiny Mode, Xtreme Mode, and Legend Mode. Xtreme Mode is a parallel to Shura Mode in Dynasty Warriors 5 Special, in which the objective of the game is for the human-controlled character to survive as long as possible...

Dynasty Warriors 6

Dynasty Warriors 6

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - November 18, 2008

Veteran publisher Koei draws more inspiration from Chinese literature's Romance of the Three Kingdoms for its sixth installment of Dynasty Warriors. As with previous titles in the action-oriented series, players choose from a variety of stout heroes and noble warriors before engaging in historically inspired battles featuring hundreds of combatants. While the series has been criticized for its lack of significant changes from release to release, Dynasty Warriors 6 adds a number of enhancements to the well-traveled franchise. Though it lacks the graphical flourishes of the Xbox 360 and PS3...

Dynasty Warriors 6

Dynasty Warriors 6

Sony Playstation 3 - Released - February 19, 2008

Dynasty Warriors 6 (真・三國無双5 Shin Sangoku Musōu 5?) is a hack and slash video game set in Ancient China, during a period called Three Kingdoms (around 200AD). This game is the sixth official installment in the Dynasty Warriors series, developed by Omega Force and published by Koei. The game was released on November 11, 2007 in Japan; the North American release was February 19, 2008 while the Europe release date was March 7, 2008. A version of the game was bundled with the 40GB PlayStation 3 in Japan.[8] Dynasty Warriors 6 was also released for Windows in July 2008.[9] A version for PlayStation...

Dynasty Warriors 6: Empires

Dynasty Warriors 6: Empires

Microsoft Xbox 360 - June 23, 2009

Designed for the legions of Dynasty Warriors fans, DYNASTY WARRIORS 6: Empires is game that brings together the best aspects of the action and strategy genres. In this latest edition, players can experience Ancient China's greatest and most glorious war as an all-powerful lord or as an officer. As a lord, gamers must think strategically. By deciding when to attack, when to resist invasion, or when to initiate policies, a lord can expand their power and influence. An easy-to-learn card collecting system lets players enact policies that will increase their empire's strength, improve the...

Dynasty Warriors 6: Empires

Dynasty Warriors 6: Empires

Sony Playstation 3 - Released - June 23, 2009

Designed for the legions of Dynasty Warriors fans, DYNASTY WARRIORS 6: Empires is game that brings together the best aspects of the action and strategy genres. In this latest edition, players can experience Ancient China's greatest and most glorious war as an all-powerful lord or as an officer. As a lord, gamers must think strategically. By deciding when to attack, when to resist invasion, or when to initiate policies, a lord can expand their power and influence. An easy-to-learn card collecting system lets players enact policies that will increase their empire's strength, improve the...

Dynasty Warriors 7

Dynasty Warriors 7

Sony Playstation 3 - March 29, 2011

In the new Story Mode, follow the ascent and fall of heroes. In Dynasty Warriors 7, experience a new Story Mode and follow the captivating story of our Kingdoms battling for rule of China. Experience the individual tales of the Shu, Wu, Wei and the new Jin kingdomes as they shape China from the warring chaos at the end of the Later Han period to the division of the Land into Three Kingdoms. Take your faction through this key point in history and tell the story of the Dynasty that rose to seize power and unify the country once again. Immerce yourself in the epic scale of each Kingdom's story,...

Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends

Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends

Windows - Released - May 13, 2014

“Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends” introduces entirely new levels of fun to the refreshing gameplay vanquishing swarms of enemies with mighty warriors found in “Dynasty Warriors 8.” In story mode, where you can immerse yourself in the vivid tales of the Romance of the Three Kingdoms, it is now possible to play as the mighty warrior “Lu Bu,” and embark on a journey that depicts his way of life. Additionally, many new hypothetical scenarios to existing Romance of the Three Kingdoms battles have been added, as well as new playable characters, weapons types, growth/speedrun elements, and more!...

Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends: Complete Edition

Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends: Complete Edition

Sony Playstation Vita - March 25, 2014

The Complete Edition includes all of the content from both DYNASTY WARRIORS 8 and DYNASTY WARRIORS 8: XTREME LEGENDS, thus giving new fans the opportunity to play through both titles. As an added bonus, PlayStation®3 system Dynasty Warriors 8 save data is transferable across all platforms. DYNASTY WARRIORS 8 is a historical tactical action game that follows the stories of the kingdoms of Wei, Wu, Shu and Jin through the actions of historical military and political figures of the time as they fight to gain control over the Three Kingdoms of China. It features more than 40 completely new...

Dynasty Warriors DS: Fighter's Battle

Dynasty Warriors DS: Fighter's Battle

Nintendo DS - Released - July 25, 2007

The game features a "Warrior Cards" system with 120 cards. In battles, the cards are used to summon the warriors of the Dynasty Warriors series to assist the player in battles. Decks can be formed by the players. However the number of cards a player can equip is only as much as the number of player's defense points, ration stores and weapon stores in the map. Cards are classified using the colors blue, red, yellow, green or pink (rare). Blue cards provide a skill for the player to use in battle, whereas red cards provide enhancements of player's attack rating, defense rating or health...

Dynasty Warriors Vol. 2

Dynasty Warriors Vol. 2

Sony PSP - Released - October 24, 2006

Dynasty Warriors Vol.2 is the second installment is the long-running Dynasty Warriors series to be developed exclusively for PSP. Like its predecessor, the game retells the story from Luo Guangzhong's Romance of the Three Kingdoms by having the player control an officer from the Wu, Wei or Shu kingdoms through the most important battles of each kingdom's storyline. The playable characters and their appearance are taken from Dynasty Warriors 5. Each scenario has branching stages, which can be be unlocked by playing the same scenario but choosing a different path. Each battle can then be...

Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce

Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce

Sony PSP - Released - April 28, 2009

For the first time in the franchise, up to four friends can join together to form a tactical "Strikeforce" with history's mightiest warriors. Working as a team, players can plan coordinated assaults to conquer massive armed fortresses and colossal beasts. The game's heart-pounding action will go where it has never gone before- the skies above. Gifted with new supernatural powers, characters can unleash new "Fury" transformations, streak across the skies and battle enemies in the air. Completely re-designed levels featuring immense castles, towers and ships serve as the backdrop for these...

Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce

Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce

Sony Playstation 3 - Released - February 16, 2010

For the first time in the franchise, up to four friends can join together to form a tactical "Strikeforce" with history's mightiest warriors. Working as a team, players can plan coordinated assaults to conquer massive armed fortresses and colossal beasts. The game's heart-pounding action will go where it has never gone before- the skies above. Gifted with new supernatural powers, characters can unleash new "Fury" transformations, streak across the skies and battle enemies in the air. Completely re-designed levels featuring immense castles, towers and ships serve as the backdrop for these...

Emit Value Pack

Emit Value Pack

Sony Playstation - Released - September 29, 1995

EMIT Vol. 1: Toki no Maigo

EMIT Vol. 1: Toki no Maigo

3DO Interactive Multiplayer - Released - April 14, 1995

The plot is about a girl that can travel through time by walking in a mysterious tunnel.

EMIT Vol. 1: Toki No Maigo

EMIT Vol. 1: Toki No Maigo

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 25, 1995

EMIT Vol. 1: Toki no Maigo ("Lost in Time") is the first in a trilogy of adventure games about a young girl, Yuri, who bumps into a strange old man looking for a watchmaker's one day and eventually gets caught up in a time-travelling situation. The game is novel for its use of CD audio, where the player would skip to the correct track when prompted by the game for background music and voiceover, and for its combination Japanese/English subtitles which provided the game's secondary use as an English language teacher. It was released on a number of systems in 1995 and followed by two more...

EMIT Vol. 2: Inochigake no Tabi

EMIT Vol. 2: Inochigake no Tabi

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 25, 1995

EMIT Vol. 2: Inochigake no Tabi ("Desperate Journey") is the second game in the EMIT trilogy for various systems. It continues the plot from the first game, building on its events regarding the schoolgirl Yuri and a time-travelling mystery she works to uncover. As with the first game, the game offers both English audio and subtitles, allowing Japanese players to have any combination of Japanese and English language options to help them learn the latter. The game was released with an audio CD that is meant to be played simultaneously with the game, with track prompts that the player skips to...

EMIT Vol. 2: Meigake no Tabi

EMIT Vol. 2: Meigake no Tabi

3DO Interactive Multiplayer - Released - July 14, 1995

The plot is about a girl that can travel through time by walking in a mysterious tunnel.

EMIT Vol. 3: Watashi ni Sayonara o

EMIT Vol. 3: Watashi ni Sayonara o

3DO Interactive Multiplayer - Released - September 14, 1995

The plot is about a girl that can travel through time by walking in a mysterious tunnel.

EMIT Vol. 3: Watashi ni Sayonara o

EMIT Vol. 3: Watashi ni Sayonara o

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 25, 1995

Emit is a visual novel divided into 3 parts which was made to help Japanese people study English. The game can be played both in English or Japanese with the ability to listen to the audio and/or read the transcript in both languages. There are 2 modes to play the game: Story mode and English Game mode. The story mode is the main game divided into chapters where players get to watch the story unfold and can do a number of exercises after each chapter. During the story mode, players can pause the game at any time in order to look up a term they didn't understand or to change the...

Enigma

Enigma

Sony Playstation - Released - April 2, 1998

There is also a new sense of adventure elements 3D fighting action hero of three people fight for the future of humanity over a mysterious secret stone. Will arrive at (Enigma) great mystery surrounding the holy mystery scattered all over the world while engaged in a thrilling battle monsters to choose from one of three "Akira" "Catherine" "Thomas", wandering. Enigma is an action adventure game in wich you have to choose between 3 different characters: Akira, Catherine & Thomas. The story will change depending of the character that the player choose. CHARACTERS: - Akira: A master of...

Europa Sensen

Europa Sensen

Microsoft MSX2 - Released - 1992

The game is an historical simulation of the European and North African theaters of World War II. The game allows player to role-play as Army commanders for either the Axis or Allied forces. This game emphasizes the military aspects of the war and leaves diplomacy to the politicians.

FabStyle

FabStyle

Nintendo DS - Released - November 24, 2011

FabStyle is a Miscellaneous game, developed and published by Koei Tecmo Games, which was released in Japan in 2011.

Famicom Top Management

Famicom Top Management

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 12, 1990

Top Management is a business simulation video game that turns the player into a highly respected corporate title holder. Using the management abilities provided by the game, players must turn their fledgling corporation (会社, kaisha) into a profitable super corporation. Created by Koei, the game was geared towards Japanese business students in high school, college, and university while also attempting to appeal to casual gamers who have an interest in learning how a Japanese corporation is operated. Top Management features abstract art that serves as the game's graphics. A general business...

Fatal Inertia EX

Fatal Inertia EX

Sony Playstation 3 - June 19, 2008

Set in the middle of the 22nd century Fatal Inertia EX is an evolutionary sporting event that draws from the combined disciplines of rally racing, demolition derby, and tactical air warfare. In this brave new world of combat racing, players pilot their gravity-defying machines through the untamed wilderness, while unconventional weapons move and react to realistic principles of physics and magnetism rather than follow pre-scripted motions. Fatal Inertia EX features a never-before-seen environment exclusive to the PlayStation 3 system. Situated amidst scorching desert dunes, the Fatal...

Fushigi no Kuni no Angelique

Fushigi no Kuni no Angelique

Sony Playstation - Released - February 27, 1997

In Fushigi no Kuni no Angelique: Angelique Limoges is the main character. The goal is to explore the Flying City to find the Guardian's tea party. Though a board game, it has dating sim events and multiple endings. The game was also released in NES and Gameboy advance consoles.

G1 Jockey

G1 Jockey

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - March 8, 2002

Race to become the leading jockey--vie for the rookie of the year award as an apprentice, gain wins, collect G1 trophies, and earn money on your way to the Triple Crown. Compete with 65 computer jockeys each season, choose from over 2000 unique racehorses to ride, and negotiate with the trainers to ride the top horses each week. The game also includes exciting 2-player head-to-head action, including steeplechase courses.

G1 Jockey 2

G1 Jockey 2

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - 2000

G1 Jockey 2 is a Sports game, developed by Koei/Inis and published by Koei, which was released in Japan in 2000

G1 Jockey 3

G1 Jockey 3

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - May 28, 2003

Fancy hats, oval turf tracks and people waving tiny bits of paper on the stands. Welcome to the world of horse racing. While most other racing games have the player controlling a motorized vehicle (such as a car or a powerboat), or using physics to move closer to the goal (skiing, sailing and so on), in G1 Jockey the player is controlling an animal, which makes it slightly different from other racing games in the market. The player has to balance four things - the overall speed of the horse, the stamina, horse motivation, and the potential, which affects for how long the horse can keep the...

G1 Jockey 4

G1 Jockey 4

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - March 31, 2006

G1 Jockey 4 lets players take the reins and experience the feeling of being a top racehorse jockey. This fourth game in the hugely popular series introduces a new ranking system and abilities, as well a revolutionary analogue control system.

G1 Jockey Wii

G1 Jockey Wii

Nintendo Wii - Released - 2008

G1 Jockey a horse racing game with two game modes, a single player story mode and a one or two player trial mode in which the player(s) just compete in random races without the career progression. In story/career mode the player starts as a novice jockey alongside two other AI jockeys and joins a stable. Each week they bid to take part in races aiming to end the year with the Rookie Of The Year contest after which they progress through successive to become Leading Jockey. The game is, in a way, endless because achieving leading Jockey status is not the end of the game - the player can...

G1 Jockey Wii 2008

G1 Jockey Wii 2008

Nintendo Wii - Released - 2008

A revolutionary horse racing experience that brings you closer to the real thing than ever before. Work your way up from novice status to become a renowned horse racing legend throughout a full, in depth career.

Gakkyu Ou Yamazaki

Gakkyu Ou Yamazaki

Nintendo Game Boy Color - Released - May 29, 1999

Gakkyu Ou Yamazaki is a Role-Playing game, published by Koei, which was released in Japan in 1999.

Game Nihonshi: Kakumeiji Oda Nobunaga

Game Nihonshi: Kakumeiji Oda Nobunaga

Sony Playstation - Released - April 11, 1997

Ganchouhishi: Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika

Ganchouhishi: Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika

NEC TurboGrafx-CD - Released - September 30, 1993

Gemfire

Gemfire

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - June 24, 1992

The game takes place in the fictitious Isle of Ishmeria. Once upon a time, six wizards, each wielding a unique brand of magic, used their powers to protect the island and maintain peace. This was disrupted when they were collectively challenged by a Fire Dragon, summoned forth by a wizard intent on plunging the country into darkness.

Gemfire

Gemfire

Sega Genesis - Released - June 25, 1992

Long, long ago, in the land of Ishmeria, 6 magicians and a dragon were sealed in the gems of the crown Gemfire. With their magic locked inside, the crown held powers to help the people of Isheria. But, King Eselred used Gemfire against the people, destroying the towns and fields! In a brave attempt to stop the king, Princess Robyn released the gems from the crown. Now the spell of Gemfire is broken, and Robyn is locked away in a tower! As Prince or Princess of a noble family, capture the gems and unite them with the crown. You must return peace to Ishmeria!

Gemfire

Gemfire

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - October 22, 1992

Long, long ago in the land of Ishmeria, 6 magicians and a dragon were sealed in the gems of the crown Gemfire. With their magic locked inside, the crown held powers to help the people of Ishmeria. But, King Eselred used Gemfire against the people, destroying the towns and fields! In a brave attempt to stop the king, Princess Robyn released the gems from the crown. Now the spell of Gemfire is broken, and Robyn is locked away in a tower! As Prince or Princess of a noble family, capture the gems and unite them with the crown. You must return peace to Ishmeria!

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - April 20, 1989

Become Genghis Khan and lead the most fearsome army in the known world. Use your Land of Mongols to build an empire on the bodies of your enemies and the rubble of their conquered cities. With skill, cunning, diplomacy and luck, all of Europe and Asia could be yours. Failure means shame in the eyes of your princess, or even death! Victory on the battlefield requires bold strategy and clever planning. Outmaneuver your opponent with cavalry, lay siege to his castle with archers or even challenge him to a duel. But success also requires brilliant political tactics and a sharp eye for business...

Genghis Khan II: Clan of the Gray Wolf

Genghis Khan II: Clan of the Gray Wolf

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - 1994

Unleash Mongol Hordes! In an age of conflict, you have been chosen to rule. Military strength, as well as political artistry must be used to build an empire that spans the continents. Legendary sages and warriors will be your companions - or your bitter foes! Lead your knights, samurai and elephants across the blazing sands of Arabia, through the Burmese jungle and into the grassy hills of the British Isles. Cross the Silk Road with Marco Polo and debate policy with Thomas Aquinas. Give the order to attack from the safety of your fortress or march to war at the head of your legions. Be...

Genghis Khan II: Clan of the Gray Wolf

Genghis Khan II: Clan of the Gray Wolf

Sega Genesis - Released - March 25, 1993

Unleash Mongol Hordes! In an age of conflict, you have been chosen to rule. Military strength, as well as political artistry must be used to build an empire that spans the continents. Legendary sages and warriors will be your companions - or your bitter foes! Lead your knights, samurai and elephants across the blazing sands of Arabia, through the Burmese jungle and into the grassy hills of the British Isles. Cross the Silk Road with Marco Polo and debate policy with Thomas Aquinas. Give the order to attack from the safety of your fortress or march to war at the head of your legions. Be...

Genghis Khan: Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika IV

Genghis Khan: Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika IV

Sony Playstation - Released - 1998

Genghis Khan: Aoki Ookami to Shiroki Mejika IV (チンギスハーン・蒼き狼と白き牝鹿IV) is a 1998 video game developed by Koei. It is part of Koei's Historical Simulation Series of games, and is the sequel to Genghis Khan II: Clan of the Gray Wolf (which is actually the third game in the series). Unlike the previous games, IV was developed for very few platforms: Microsoft Windows and PlayStation. Gameplay: The player is given the option to conquer either the country of Mongolia as Genghis Khan himself, or to play as a world leader and take over the known world of the time. The game is turn-based, and...

GI Jockey

GI Jockey

Sony Playstation - Released - March 11, 1999

GI Jockey 2000

GI Jockey 2000

Sony Playstation - Released - February 3, 2000

Gitaroo Man

Gitaroo Man

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - February 20, 2002

In this strange music rhythm game, you play Gitaroo-Man as you go against various music themed villains. The game puts a new twist on music games as you not only have to time button presses but you have to move the analog stick around in a radar circle to follow a line that passes through the center point. You can play up to 4 players using the multitap and choose from a variety of characters, songs, and locales.

Gitaroo Man Lives!

Gitaroo Man Lives!

Sony PSP - Released - November 14, 2006

U-1 is an ordinary boy who dreams about becoming an excellent skateboarder to impress Pico, the girl of his dreams. Little does U-1 know that he is the last descendant of Gitaroo Man, an incredible superhero with the power to battle foes with his magical guitar. It's up to you, as U-1, to vanquish the villains and win the girl as Gitaroo Man! Gitaroo Man Lives! is an enhanced remake of Gitaroo Man for the PS2. You take the role of U-1, and fight enemies by playing your guitar. There are multiple phases of battle in Gitaroo Man Lives! The first is the Charge phase - during this phase, you...

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