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Release date change
Wii U release date announced
& new screenshots and gameplay videos available
TECMO KOEI EUROPE[i] announced today that
upcoming action title ‘Fist of the North Star: Ken’s
Rage 2’, will be released across Europe on
th 2013 for the PlayStation® 3 computer
entertainment system and the Xbox 360® video game and
entertainment system from Microsoft.
A download only Wii U™ version will be available a day
earlier, on the 7
th of February.
‘Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2’ follows
the storyline of the
entire manga and offers players a variety of modes
and new features:
Additionally, ‘Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage
2’ also features an episode dedicated to Ken’s faithful
companions, Bat and Rin. This chapter, although part of the
original manga, has
never before been visualised and provides a brand
new, original experience for players.
mode starts with a re-imagined version of
‘Raoh’ and covers ‘Celestial Emperor’ and
‘Land of Shura’. This way the game can be enjoyed by
both existing fans of the manga and newcomers to Kenshiro’s
post-apocalyptic world. Different characters will be controlled for
each episode while ‘boss’ encounters will feature
entire famous scenes from the manga.
Over 20 playable characters will be available,
including Juda, Rei, Shew, Shin, Thouzer, Jagi, Raoh, Toki, Fudo,
Juza, Mamiya, Ryuga, Ein, Falco, Hyou, Kaioh, Shachi, and
Dynamic new moves. The destructive power of
the techniques of Hokuto Shinken and Nanto Seiken meet the intense
action of the Warriors series to produce a thrilling experience. In
addition to the signature moves of the first title, new actions
such as ‘sprint’ and ‘dodge’ have been
added to the move sets.
Dream Mode introduces new,
storylines to the Fist of the North Star Universe
while bridging the gaps between parts of the main story, often
focusing on some of the series’ minor characters.
Online Co-Op and Versus play. Four to eight
players can use Dream Mode to enjoy online co-op or versus
To access all available assets
plus new gameplay videos and screenshots please go
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ABOUT TECMO KOEI EUROPE LTD.
TECMO KOEI EUROPE LTD. is a publisher of interactive
entertainment software for current generation consoles, handhelds
and digital download content based in Letchworth, Hertfordshire,
UK. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of TECMO KOEI HOLDINGS
CO., LTD., headquartered in Yokohama, Japan. TECMO is best known
for the Dead or Alive® and Ninja Gaiden®series. KOEI is
best known for its Dynasty Warriors® and Samurai Warriors®
franchises. On April 1, 2009, TECMO KOEI HOLDINGS CO., LTD was
established as a result of the TECMO, LTD. and KOEI Co., Ltd.
merger. More information about TECMO KOEI EUROPE LTD and its
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