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Review – Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends

I first stumbled upon the Dynasty Warriors series way back in the early 2000s with Dynasty Warriors 2, a chaotic hack-n-slash title, which told the epic tale about a battle between three Chinese Kingdoms during the Han Dynasty period based on the fourteenth Century novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms. Sadly not much has changed since I first played it. Yes, there are a few extra modes thrown in, a myriad of new characters and weapons to experiment with and an obvious graphical upgrade but despite all that it still feels very similar to the games humble beginnings. That is not entirely a bad thing as I remember really enjoying these games back when I was younger and I still enjoy them to this day. Sticking with a formula that works is something that we see a lot in the video game industry. Read more…

The Podfather/Convo Controller
Super salesman by day, Batdad and Gamersutra by night. As a self-confessed technology pacifist, he prefers to sit on the console-war fence and play games on his PC.
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Electrician by trade and yet also highly skilled at finding time to game around work and family commitments. A PlayStation fanboy with a platinum count and obvious podcast bias to prove it. Thinks DC is clearly superior to Marvel. Has been known to rant.

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