"Dynasty Warriors has always been a series near and dear to my heart. I’ve read through the book it’s based on at least twice a year since I was in the fourth grade [Seriously, I recommend Three Kingdoms to everyone who likes the series]. The characters and stories in the book have always held my interest. While the games haven’t always been 100% accurate and are quickly moving away from reality more and more, they still hold my interest just as strongly.
The Samurai Warriors series was always a forethought in my mind. It seemed interesting enough, but I wasn’t nearly as invested in that era of history as I was in the end of the Han Dynasty. I knew it had the same gameplay, but that wasn’t enough for me.
Then Warriors Orochi hit in 2007. While the storyline diverged from the norm, it had an intriguing twist - the tearing of dimensions and throwing Samurai and Dynasty Warriors into the same jar and shaking it violently to make them fight.
The third game in the Orochi unive...