New 'Dynasty Warriors' game coming in January

Key artwork for 'Dynasty Warriors: Godseekers'. Key artwork for 'Dynasty Warriors: Godseekers'. KOEI TECMO

KOEI Tecmo unveil plans to release their latest Dynasty Warriors video game, Dynasty Warriors: Godseekers, in Jan. of 2017 for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita.

The upcoming tactics-style video game, which is scheduled for release on Jan. 31, is set in the legendary Three Kingdoms period of Chinese history takes cues from the Dynasty Tactics series, offering players an alternate way to experience the events of the saga.

Featuring a "wide selection" of characters from the Dynasty Warriors universe, Dynasty Warriors: Godseekers will add two new characters to the series’ roster: Lixia, a girl with magical powers that was sealed in an icy shrine for centuries, and Lei Bin, Zhao Yun’s childhood friend and avid lore master.

Dynasty Warriors: Godseekers takes place during the chaotic end days of the Han dynasty, when ancient China was overwhelmed by uprisings and internal strife within its imperial court.  The story follows renowned warrior Zhao Yun and his close friend Lei Bin, who unwittingly liberate a young girl, Lixia, from a mystical prison.  The two friends and the mysterious Lixia then find themselves entangled in a pivotal struggle for the salvation of the world, wherein they must navigate the maelstrom that is Three Kingdoms era China, meet countless great warriors and take part in historic battles.  In their efforts to unravel the mystery behind Lixia’s imprisonment, Zhao Yun and Lei Bin uncover a hidden, terrible fate, forcing them to make difficult decisions in a battle that will echo throughout history.

The ESRB rated Dynasty Warriors: Godseekers as "T for Teen".

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