TIL the original Dynasty Warriors (DW1) started off as a 1-on-1 fighting game similar to Soulcalibur before being remade into a hack-and-slash and renamed in Japanese by adding “真” (shin, meaning “true”) to its name (DW2 is just 新・三国無双 in Japanese, without the 2)

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dynasty_Warriors?wprov=sfti1

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  1. You missed the most funny part. Because of this the numbering is off by one between Japan/China and West. For example the newest is “Shin Sangoku Musou 8” in Asia but “Dynasty Warriors 9” in the West.

  2. I know each time one of their games comes out it’s pretty much the same thing, just with a graphics update but damn do, I love those games. However, 5 extreme legends will always have a special place in my heart.

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