Koei Tecmo's Dynasty Warriors series has followed much the same rhythm of releases since way back in the early noughties, with each mainline entry in the franchise since 2003's Dynasty Warriors 4 followed by both an Xtreme and Empires spin-off, the latter of which adds a little bit of strategic tinkering to the usual Musou mix. It's...
Dynasty Warriors 9: Empires Guides
Dynasty, Samurai, Orochi, spin-offs and more, all ranked by you
Updated with Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes. Remember that this is a dynamic reader-ranked list that re-orders automatically depending on each game's rating in our database. Three Hopes is a new title, but having thoroughly enjoyed it (as you can read about in our review), we imagine...
About The Game
>Engrave your life on the battlefield!
A new release for the "Empires" series, which allows users to enjoy both the thrill of one-versus-a-thousand action and the intricacy of country conquering simulation!
DYNASTY WARRIORS 9 Empires points
■Command your armies freely! Exciting Castle Sieges!
Combat has evolved from the "Battles" of previous games into "Castle Sieges" that occur in the area around each castle. In an always changing environment, use devious planning and military might to enjoy this new style of battle where the biggest question is "What's the best way to take this castle?"
■Politics System, where an Officer's character and trust can strengthen the country.
In Politics, the choices of and the interactions between officers will determine the foundations of a force. Players are able to experience a variety of lifestyles, playing as Rulers, Generals, Unaffiliated officers, and more. Furthermore, an officers' interactions with other officers will help to strengthen the country they are a part of.
■Live dramatically! The evolved "Edit Mode".
The game includes the Edit Mode, a series favorite. Players can create their own Custom Officers from a wide range of parts.
With the 94 Musou Officers and over 700 Generic Officers that appear in DYNASTY WARRIORS 9, players can more dramatically populate their very own Dynasty Warriors experience.