KOEI TECMO EUROPE REVEALS DETAILS FOR ‘HERO MODE’ IN UPCOMING STRATEGY EPIC ROMANCE OF THE THREE KINGDOMS XIII
New videos and a variety of screenshots showcasing the historical simulation mode also revealed!
Hertfordshire, 25th May 2016- Koei Tecmo Europe today revealed a variety of new assets and details of the Hero Mode for the latest entry to the renowned strategy series, Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII, available on PlayStation4 computer entertainment system (physical and digital), and PC via Steam from the 8th July 2016.
In Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII players will have the option to relive the historic battles which led to the unification of 2nd century China through the historical simulation and comprehensive tutorial, ‘Hero Mode’. As well as learning how best to utilise the in-depth strategic gameplay and advanced game mechanics, players will be able to experience a story rich in Chinese history. Detailed CG cutscenes have been crafted to further immerse the players in this historically accurate tale that highlights the most heroic deeds of the strongest, wisest, or most powerful characters of the Three Kingdoms Era.
To showcase this immersive mode, Koei Tecmo released two cutscenes illustrating the gripping drama of this era of political instability. The first covers the Oath of the Peach Garden, detailing the moment Liu Bei, Guan Yu and Zhang Fei made an oath to become sworn brothers. In the second players can view a scene from the Battle of Hulao Pass. The three sworn brothers, after joining the allied army to kill the tyrant Dong Zhuo, need to fight his most powerful officer, Lu Bu.
Koei Tecmo also released a selection of Character Portraits for the prominent military figures found within Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII. Featuring fan favourites such as Zhao Yun, Taishi Ci, Lu Meng, Li Dian and Xu Zhu. For these characters there are two alternate poses which are used throughout the game. Battle poses are used in communication between characters in the midst of battle, displaying their battle stance. The Civic poses on the other hand are used outside of battle, highlighting each character’s personality.
About Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII
Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII takes place during a turbulent era of political instability, large-scale conflict, and human drama. Based on the beloved novel of the same name, it tells the tale of a collapsing dynasty and the power-hungry emerging factions during the fateful events leading to the unification of 2nd century China. Blending deep strategic, and historically accurate, warfare on beautifully detailed battlegrounds, players are called to climb the proverbial leadership ladder as one of 700 historical characters or to create their own hero and write their own page in history.