Travis Bruno of Capsule Computers writes:
"Is this only Dynasty Warriors 7: Empires at this point? It certainly feels like it should be Dynasty Warriors 15 at this point. But in all seriousness, the long running Dynasty Warriors series has had so many spin-offs over the years that it is hard to narrow down which spin-off fans should even be waiting for. Do they jump in at the initial numbered release, aim for the expansion or double down and pick up everything related to the series? The latest Dynasty Warriors title to be released in the West is the PlayStation 3 exclusive Dynasty Warriors 7: Empires. Does this new title in the Dynasty Warriors saga deserve a purchase? Let’s find out."