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Hertfordshire, 19 September- Tecmo Koei Europe is proud to announce a number of exciting titles currently under development for the PlayStationreg;3 computer entertainment system and the PlayStationreg;Vita handheld system, and slated for release in the first months of 2014.


Following a ground breaking success in Japan where its current sales stand well over the 400,000 mark, an impressive feat for an original IP, Toukiden: the Age of Demons is now being localised for release in Europe for the PlayStationreg;Vita handheld system.

In Toukiden, players can customise characters, weapons and armour and form a group of hunters to take down the destructive Oni- demons of varying strength and size who have invaded the world through cracks in space and time. This visually stunning game boasts an extensive character creation mode, six non-player characters beautifully designed by Atelier Ayesha artist Hidari, and six different weapon types, each of which can be forged and upgraded to the playerrsquo;s preferences. Toukiden: The Age of Demons, is set against a backdrop inspired by various historical periods of Japan, while it also features 200 characters based on both fictional and historical Japanese figures, whose souls help players strengthen their team and defeat their enemies.

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The latest instalment in the long-loved Atelier series, Atelier EschaLogytrade;: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky, is a direct sequel to Atelier Ayeshatrade;: The Alchemist of Dusk and will be released in Europe in early 2014 for the PlayStationreg;3 computer entertainment system.

For the first time in PlayStationreg;3, Atelier series players can choose if they will follow the story of Escha or Logy, a novelty that offers a unique story perspective and gameplay experience. Escharsquo;s story is a delightful tale of the everyday adventures of an alchemist that Atelier seriesrsquo; fans love, whereas Logyrsquo;s story follows a darker approach filled with traditional RPG elements and focused on world exploration.

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From the producer of Fatal Frame comes the re-imagining of the classic Tecmo titlelsquo;Devilrsquo;s Deceptionrsquo;, first released in 1996 on the PlayStation reg;. The Deception series uniquely focuses in giving players a taste of what itrsquo;s like to play on the side of evil by using a wide variety of imaginative traps to exact revenge on their adversaries.

Deception IV: Blood Ties is being developed for the PlayStationreg;3 computer entertainment system and the PlayStationreg;Vita handheld system and is, much like its predecessors, a strategy focused action series where players control a main character that defeats enemies by luring them into imaginative traps.

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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 Alivereg; and Ninja Gaidenreg;series. KOEI is best known for its Dynasty Warriorsreg; and Samurai Warriorsreg; 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 products can be found at www.tecmokoei-europe.com.


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