KOEI TECMO Titles including Nights of Azure 2 & DEAD OR ALIVE 5: Last Round Added to PlayStation Now

Those looking to experience some of KOEI TECMO’s selection of titles, without commiting to an actual purchase, will be interested to learn that a selection of past KOEI TECMO releases, including Toukiden Kiwami and Nights of Azure, have been added to the PlayStation Now catalogue.

For those unfamiliar the PlayStation Now service allows users to rent/stream a wide-selection of back catalogue titles onto the PlayStation 4 for a monthly fee with new titles added to the service on a frequent basis. A list of KOEI TECMO releases added to the service can be found below:

DEAD OR ALIVE 5: Last Round | EU Release: 20/02/2015:
DEAD OR ALIVE 5: Last Round represents the zenith of the DEAD OR ALIVE 5 series, taking all the best content from those games and adding all-new content only found in LAST ROUND to create the comprehensive DEAD OR ALIVE 5 game. Combatants will present an unparalleled level of life-like detail, and smooth striking animations firmly place every fighter in the heat of the moment.

Toukiden Kiwami | EU Release: 27/03/2015:
In the deeply rich world of Toukiden Kiwami, Oni have hidden in the shadows aiming to torment mankind. Throughout history, a secret cast of warriors known as Slayers have been trained to dispose of the demonic threat before it could consume the world. However, an event known as the ‘Awakening’ generated rifts in space and time, causing places that had long disappeared from the world to resurface, and unleashing hordes of demons that now relentlessly hunt humans.

Toukiden 2 | EU Release: 24/03/2017:
In Toukiden 2, players will assume the mantle of a mysterious Slayer who has awakened after a ten-year slumber to a world shrouded in darkness. Players’ battle skills and strategic acumen will be put to the ultimate test as they repel the soul-devouring Oni either alone or alongside Slayers from around the world.

Nights of Azure | EU Release: 01/04/2016:
Nights of Azure tells a tragic tale of two friends faced with impossible decisions that will test their loyalty to their quest – and to each other. In the kingdom of Ruswal, very few people leave their homes after nightfall, let alone have the strength and skill to take on the powerful, azure-blooded demons that plague the island. One of the best among these braves few is Arnice, a knight of great skill and power, who is assisted by her friend and priestess Lilysse in a quest to rid the land of these monsters. However, they soon find out that the solution to the island’s problems might not be as simple as defeating enemies in battle…

Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon | EU Release: 27/10/2017:
Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon follows a young knight named Aluche and her two childhood friends–Liliana, a kind-hearted priestess, and Ruenheid, a holy knight of the Lourdes Order. While escorting Liliana, Aluche is ambushed and killed only to later awaken as a half-demon at the hands of the New Curia–a religious organisation with dark ties. Aluche must now save Liliana and continue her journey, meeting new characters with their own mysterious pasts. Sharing similar goals, she and the strange new allies set off to reveal the truth behind the shadows shrouding the world and become motivated to uncover the shocking truth behind the mysterious Queen of the Moon.

WARRIORS ALL-STARS | EU Release: 01/09/2017:
Featuring a wide selection of fan-favourite characters from various KOEI TECMO Games franchises such as Ryu Hayabusa from Ninja Gaiden, Kasumi from DEAD OR ALIVE, William from Nioh, Yukimura Sanada from SAMURAI WARRIORS, and Zhao Yun from DYNASTY WARRIORSWARRIORS ALL-STARS summons a diverse array of champions to save a mysterious land at the brink of destruction in the middle of a clash for control.

Romance of The Three Kingdoms XIII | EU Release: 08/07/2016:
In Romance of The Three Kingdoms XIII, players will experience a climactic storyline rich with Chinese history, and complete with detailed CG cutscenes that highlight the most heroic deeds of the strongest, wisest, and most powerful individuals of the Three Kingdoms Era. As players learn how to employ strategic gameplay options and harness advanced game mechanics, the tale of a collapsing dynasty and the emergence of power-hungry factions unfolds into a complex chessboard on which players can influence the fateful events leading to the unification of 2nd century China.

All of the titles listed above are now available to play as part of the PlayStation Now service on the PlayStation 4.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK, but in the past he has produced content for ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.

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