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Sangokushi V

Sangokushi V
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ConsoleSony PlayStation 1
PublisherKoei Co., Ltd.
DeveloperKOEI Co., Ltd.
GenreStrategy
Downloads26
ReleasedFeb 14, 1997

Description :

Romance of the Three Kingdoms, written by Luo Guanzhong in the 14th century, is a Chinese historical novel based upon events in the turbulent years near the end of the Han Dynasty and the Three Kingdoms era of China, starting in 169 and ending with the reunification of the land in 280. Three Kingdoms is acclaimed as one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature; it has a total of 800,000 words and nearly a thousand dramatic characters (mostly historical) in 120 chapters. It is arguably the most widely read historical novel in late imperial and modern China. The Romance of the Three Kingdoms has been adapted into several comic versions in Japan, varying in levels of historical accuracy and loyalty to the original novel and popular tradition. Sangokushi (Japanese for "Records of the Three Kingdoms") by Yokoyama Mitsuteru (Ushio Shuppansha) and the adapted anime Yokoyama Mitsuteru Sangokushi. Sangokushi V is the 5th installment in Koei's famous Romance of the Three Kingdoms series. The game was released for MS-DOS, Sega Saturn, PlayStation, PlayStation Portable. KOEI Corporation did not plan to release an English version of the game, but the USA division sold the Traditional Chinese version of the DOS game by mail order, without technical or game play support. Since then, no English versions of Romance of the Three Kingdoms games (including spinoffs) have been released for PC platforms until the 2008 release of Romance of the Three Kingdoms XI.