Dynasty Warriors 2

First installment in the Shin Sangokumusou series, and a launch title for PlayStation 2, this game introduced us to the compelling combination of strategy and hack-and-slash that the Warriors series has maintained — and refined — to this day.


Developer: Omega Force
Publisher: Koei
Available on: PlayStation 2


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Delving into Musou: Dynasty Warriors 2 - With it being a month of Hyrule Warriors here on MoeGamer, and with me recording a bunch of footage for upcoming video versions of articles, I thought it would be a good time to start another ongoing series poking at the Warriors/Musou series. It’s a long-running series with over 50 separate releases at the time … Continue reading Delving into Musou: Dynasty Warriors 2
Delving Into Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition – #1 - I remember a day when people used to take the piss out of Capcom for adding all manner of prefixes and suffixes to their games, but I think Koei Tecmo and Omega Force have actually had them beat for some time now. Yes, today we are indeed looking at Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition, a … Continue reading Delving Into Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition – #1
Delving Into Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition – #2 - As I noted last time, I’ve primarily been spending my time in DW8XLDE so far in the Story mode, so I thought I’d talk a bit about that today. The Story mode (or Musou mode, as it was called in some earlier installments) has changed its form and structure numerous times over the course of … Continue reading Delving Into Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition – #2
Delving into Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition – #3 - I never thought I’d be here contemplating my feelings about the story in a Dynasty Warriors game… but, well, here we are. Last week, I noted I’d been battling my way through the Wu campaign, but hadn’t yet reached the “split point” between the historical and the hypothetical routes. This week, I’ve finished both routes … Continue reading Delving into Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition – #3
Delving into Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition – #4 - All right. Let’s talk about mechanics — some of them, at least. So far, as previously noted in the last three parts of this series, I’ve been primarily exploring the Story mode in Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition for Nintendo Switch, and that is still the case — though I have now at least dipped … Continue reading Delving into Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition – #4
Delving Into Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition – #5 - So far we’ve talked in great depth primarily about the Story mode in Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition. Today it’s time to start seeing what else the game has to offer. Specifically, we’re going to take a look at Ambition mode, a complementary, mechanics- and progression-centric way to play that is designed to … Continue reading Delving Into Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition – #5
Delving Into Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition – #6 - After a little time away from the game, I’ve been spending my lunchtimes at work hacking and slashing my way through Ambition Mode in Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition on Nintendo Switch. I’m nowhere near finished with this sprawling, grindy mode, but I have picked up a few interesting tips and observations along … Continue reading Delving Into Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition – #6

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