KOEI shares the splendid history of China with the world with a classic simulation game available only through digital download at Direct2Drive.com and Trygames.com.
Burlingame, CA - September 9, 2008 — KOEI, recognized worldwide as the premier brand of strategy and action games, announced today that Romance of the Three Kingdoms®XI (RTKXI) is out now for Windows-based PC. The latest edition of KOEI’s classic historical simulation series is available exclusively through digital download at Trygames.com and Direct2Drive.com for customers in North America and Brazil.
Gamers can visit www.koei.com/rtkxipc to watch the official trailer, download a free demo of the game, and view system specifications.
About Romance of the Three Kingdoms XI
From legendary video game producer Kou Shibusawa comes another historical simulation masterpiece. Rediscover an ancient civilization with an explosive history in the most stunning edition of Romance of the Three Kingdoms.
Set during the end of China’s Han Dynasty and the 2nd and 3rd centuries A.D., RTKXI presents the most visually captivating evolution in the history of the series. Blurring the line between video games and art, RTKXI features visuals evocative of classical Chinese ink-paintings along with debates and duels rendered in real-time 3D animation.
As the ruler of a kingdom, each player will have complete control over their territories. More than 40 base commands give players the power to govern cities, manage their personnel, practice diplomacy and much more. Complete freedom to develop markets, shipyards, outposts, forts and military units expand on the already substantial benchmarks established by previous editions of the series. Furthermore, players will watch the era come to life through the uniquely individual personalities of the more than 780 officers and supporting characters they will encounter.
Players will need to dig deep within to prove themselves adept at both the military and political arts in order to bring China under one rule. Domestic affairs, diplomacy and warfare are all conducted on a single vast 3D relief map, dramatically bringing to life the eight massive scenarios that lie before them.
For improved control over each military campaign, RTKXI’s turn-based game play allows the player to plan their movements without undue time constraints, and then execute their battle tactics when ready. RTKXI also introduces an entirely new system for researching military techniques, as well as an Advanced Tactics System that allows players to drive or lure enemies into devastating ambushes. Skilled players will be able to link together tactics for maximum damage.
Produced by Kou Shibusawa and developed by KOEI Co., Ltd, Romance of the Three Kingdoms XI is rated “E10+” (Everyone 10 and older - Alcohol Reference, Mild Blood, Mild Language, Violence) by the ESRB. RTKXI is for one player. The game’s suggested retail price is US$19.99.
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