This summer Tecmo Koei is bringing the hit Samurai Warriors franchise to handhelds for the first time since 2011. Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the series, Samurai Warriors Chronicles 3 brings together elements from across the franchise’s storied history to create a single impressive package for both veterans and newcomers alike. Drawing upon such features as Samurai Warriors 4‘s deep Customization Mode and skill testing Challenge Mode, in which players speed and skills will be put to the test as they wade through a sea of thousands of enemies in a race against the clock, Samurai Warriors Chronicles 3 provides a complete package that spans the best of ten years worth of Samurai Warriors titles.
Gamers will be able to choose from not only characters inspired by legendary figures of Japanese history and myth, but also custom characters of their own creation. But whether you are playing as a larger than life hero or your own creation, players will be faced with battles that can play out in different ways depending on your tactics depending on your choices, actions, and more. These can lead to different endings and outcomes in battle and lead to multiple endings as well, lending replayability to an already expansive game.
In classic Warriors fashion, you will battle your way through hordes of soldiers, accomplish mission objectives, and battle it out with some of history’s greatest combatants. As you do, you’ll be able to take advantage of both the 3DS touch screen and the Vita’s touchpad to control your army and plot battle tactics that best take advantage of the situation at hand. Samurai Warriors Chronicles 3 will also feature Spot Pass capabilities on the 3DS as well.
Samurai Warriors Chronicles 3 arrives in Europe on June 26th, while a US release date has yet to be announced. One would imagine that a North American release will hover around that timeframe.
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