First in the Musou Orochi/Warriors Orochi series, bringing together the worlds of Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors in an ambitious crossover affair as these renowned fighters take on the forces of the demon king Orochi.
Developer: Omega Force Publisher: Koei Available on: PlayStation 2, Xbox 360
Waifu Wednesday: Da Ji-While the majority of the Warriors Orochi cast is drawn from the Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors series — at least in its first installment — there are a few new characters in the mix, too. Besides Orochi himself, who we actually don’t see all that much until each faction’s respective final (and secret) missions, … Continue reading Waifu Wednesday: Da Ji→
Waifu Wednesday: Zhurong-With today’s episode of Warriors Wednesday introducing Zhu Rong for the first time, I thought she’d make an ideal subject for a Waifu Wednesday article. And it’ll probably make my podcasting partner in crime Chris happy too, because he likes her. Y’know, like likes her. Ahem. Anyway. Zhu Rong (or Zhurong, as her name is more correctly … Continue reading Waifu Wednesday: Zhurong→
Waifu* Wednesday: Ranmaru Mori-Prior to firing up Warriors Orochi for the ongoing Warriors Wednesday video series, my sole contact with Omega Force’s formidable franchise was various incarnations of Dynasty Warriors. Having never encountered Samurai Warriors and its cast, I had consequently never stumbled across Ranmaru Mori before. And, as such, I had also never encountered the numerous… discussions over this … Continue reading Waifu* Wednesday: Ranmaru Mori→
Warriors Wednesday: Mistakes Were Made – Warriors Orochi #11-Ahhh… I knew it wouldn’t last. After last week’s joyful celebrations of clearing a mission first time… today we more than make up for that good performance with a series of unfortunate and crushing defeats. But still, as long as we learn from our mistakes, it’s okay to mess up once or twice, right…?
Around the Network-Hello everyone! It’s been a hectic week for me this week, to say the least. My wife Andie was rushed into hospital with suspected appendicitis early in the week, and then I came down with… something or other as a result of the stress of the whole situation combined with regular visits to A Place … Continue reading Around the Network→
Warriors Wednesday: So Many Dongs – Warriors Orochi #6-It’s Warriors Wednesday time again, as Nobunaga Oda and the Samurai Warriors forces continue to fight back against Orochi and his army. Today we take on the fourth main story mission of the Samurai Warriors campaign, and bust out some new characters, including Okuni and Xiao Qiao. Hit the jump for the new video.
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