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Setting: Chinese Three Kingdoms era

Group Description

This group includes games set in the time period in Chinese history between ca. 168 A.D and 280 A.D., known as the Three Kingdoms era (simplified Chinese: 三国). It began after the decline and fall of the Han Dynasty after the Yellow Turban Rebellion, and ended with the destruction of the Wei kingdom by what later became the Jin Dynasty. The "three kingdoms" refer to Shu (in today's Sichuan province), initially ruled by Liu Bei and later led by the renowned strategist Zhuge Liang; Wei (Northern China), ruled by Cao Cao and his sons; and Wu (South-East China), ruled by the Sun family.

The historical events of the era were later depicted in the novel Sanguo Yanyi (三国演义, "Romance of the Three Kingdoms") by the 14th century Chinese writer Luo Guanzhong (simplified Chinese: 罗贯中). Many subsequent works of fiction (including video games) followed the characteristics given to the historical figures of the Three Kingdoms era in the novel. For example, they tended to portray Liu Bei and other leaders of the Shu kingdom as the positive heroes, while Cao Cao was regarded as the main antagonist.

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Dynasty Warriors 42003PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxKOEI Co., Ltd.4.12
Dynasty Warriors 4: Empires2004PlayStation 2KOEI Co., Ltd.3.00
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Dynasty Warriors 52005PlayStation 2, XboxKOEI Corporation3.17
Dynasty Warriors 5: Empires2006PlayStation 2, Xbox 360KOEI Corporation3.40
Dynasty Warriors 5: Xtreme Legends2005PlayStation 2KOEI Corporation4.25
Dynasty Warriors 62007PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360KOEI Corporation4.28
Dynasty Warriors 62008PlayStation 2, PSPKOEI Corporation5.00
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Dynasty Warriors 72011PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Tecmo Koei America Corp.3.29
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Dynasty Warriors 82013PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Tecmo Koei America Corp.3.14
Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends (Complete Edition)2014PlayStation 4, PS VitaTecmo Koei America Corp....
Dynasty Warriors Advance2005Game Boy AdvanceNintendo of America Inc.3.04
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Selected Covers

Dynasty Warriors Advance Game Boy Advance Front Cover
Front cover for Dynasty Warriors Advance
Dynasty Tactics PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for Dynasty Tactics

Selected Screenshots

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Screenshot from Dynasty Warriors Advance
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Screenshot from Dynasty Tactics 2
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Screenshot from Dynasty Warriors 6