BURLINGAME, Calif., June 7, 2011 – TECMO KOEI America, a leading developer of interactive games, today announced its Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2011 lineup of titles. The upcoming featured titles represent a bold new direction of TECMO KOEI America Corp. Under TECMO KOEI America, the company will have new reach amongst the latest in innovative technologies and design as well as continue to redefine the action genre. E3 2011 will mark a new era for the company as it reveals four unique titles ranging from ninja action to motion censored horse racing. TECMO KOEI booth is located in the South Hall, Booth #2447.
TECMO KOEI America also announces today its plans to develop game software for Nintendo’s new console – Wii U™. For the new console, Wii U, TECMO KOEI America and Team NINJA will deliver a new title from the famed NINJA GAIDEN franchise, NINJA GAIDEN 3 Razor’s Edge (*working title).
“TECMO KOEI America continues to evolve and reach new heights in the gaming world” said Tak Yamamoto, Executive Vice President of TECMO KOEI America. “Our E3 lineup reflects a strong, fun and amazing new portfolio of titles that encompasses both high quality console action and explosive social engagement, all of which defines the essence of TECMO KOEI America and its direction in the future.”
TECMO KOEI America will have on display a salvo of new titles:
NINJA GAIDEN 3
[PlayStation®3, Xbox 360® / Early 2012]
Team NINJA’s iconic ninja character, Ryu Hayabusa is set to be unmasked to the world with an all new story, new gameplay and new modes in NINJA GAIDEN 3. This latest installment in the wildly popular series will take players on an unforgettable journey with super ninja Hayabusa once more, but will get a look at the world through Hayabusa’s torn eyes, and find out what drives him to fight, defend and kill. Under new leadership from Yosuke Hayabusa, Team NINJA will once again change the way fans think about ninjas – and Hayabusa himself – in this evolutionary game. Ninja Gaiden 3 promises a heightened feeling and experience during close combat fighting, and will also feature online multiplayer, both co-op and competitive, that will add a completely new experience to the NINJA GAIDEN series. Pick up the Dragon Sword once more, sharpen its blade and hone your skills. An adventure unlike any other awaits players…
Champion Jockey: G1 Jockey & Gallop Racer
[PlayStation®3 Move, Xbox 360® Kinect, WiiTM / Q4 2011]
Champion Jockey: G1 Jockey & Gallop Racer is the spiritual successor of the G1 Jockey and Gallop Racer series, and depicts the Horse Racing universe through a collection of real world races and immersive and intuitive gameplay with simple controls. Through the use of the latest motion controllers on the market, experience what it feels like to be a Jockey!
[Smartphone, Android / 2012]
My Monster Rancher (*working title) marks the first time the beloved monster breeding series will be available on the mobile platform. Filled with nostalgia from past games, fans of the series will recognize popular monsters such as Mocchi and Suezo, the big one-eyed monster, but there are plenty of additional monsters to discover in this new game. Players will be able to generate monsters in a number of ways on their own or with their friends. In My Monster Rancher, players will be challenged to use their best strategy to raise, train, and battle their monsters. Can you become a legendary master breeder?
[Facebook / NOW AVAILABLE]
JollyWood is a unique social network game on Facebook with a wildlife habitat theme. The objective of this game is to create fun and exciting getaway spots amidst scenic landscapes for the little forest animals of JollyWood. Players can plan, build up and decorate their dream getaway, as well as manage resources and complete more quests to unlock even more interesting facilities like Amusement Park Rides and Jacuzzi, gadgets like suspension bridges, and decorations. Jollywood’s recent launch will be supported by upcoming new content and features to further excite and entertain players.