Dynasty Warriors Next has been announced exclusively for PlayStation Vita, Sony’s next-gen handheld, marking the first truly next-gen entry in the beloved, long-running hack-and-slash series.
Dynasty Warriors: Next will be released on February 22nd, 2012 for PS Vita at launch in both America and Europe (the system comes out at the same time for both territories).
Step into the shoes of the greatest generals in Ancient China and enjoy the thrill of taking down thousands of enemies, becoming the greatest hero in Chinese history!
Dynasty Warriors Next the brand new instalment built for the PS VITA, will allow players to use PS VITA’s breakthrough touch pad, rear touch pad and motion sensor for intuitive controls to fight their battles, as well as connect with others and enjoy an epic experience.
Key features of Dynasty Warriors Next include:
Fusion of button controls with touch controls, such as multi-touch screen and rear touch panel sensor (6 axis detection).
Combine explosive action with tactical aspects! Touch or shake to use the new “Speed Musou” and hit your enemies with powerful attacks! Touch the screen to perform a “Direct Break” and capture bases in the blink of an eye. You can also touch the map directly, without interrupting the action, to direct your subordinates with “Straight Commands.”
The impressive visual effects will help you delve deep into the Warriors’ world. Get a taste of life-like duels and experience a plethora of special missions using a variety of touch and sensor controls. Enjoy battles overflowing with tension in truly immersive, cinematic action.
Communication has been enhanced by local play via GPS: Connect with other players and use GPS-related positioning to enjoy continuous social interaction! Use PlayStation Vita’s Live Area, the new “Conquest Mode” (supporting WiFi and 3G) and the new 4 player ad-hoc multi-player “Coalition Mode” for a richer multiplayer experience than ever before!
Dynasty Warriors next also sees the return of the fan favorite “Edit Mode”, were players can create and customize their own warriors!
Enjoy intense battle action with more than 65 playable characters!
Here’s the debut video of Dynasty Warriors: Next for PS Vita.
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