Warriors Orochi is as unabashed as hack 'n' slash action games get. And if Pocket Gamer may continue to be as blunt as that opening, Warriors Orochi is a poorly-veiled excuse for combining Koei's Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warrior franchises into a single game. This isn't necessarily a bad thing, but don't expect anything wildly new.
You control three characters as they attempt to return to their ancient home worlds. Of course, the road home is lined with the bodies of countless soldiers felled by the mashing of your PSP's buttons. No, really – a hands-on play of the first mission confirmed Pocket Gamer's suspicions that this is as pure an experience of this type as this genre can possibly get.