Video Game History: Dynasty Warriors (Original PS1 Game)

Dynasty Warriors PS1 boxart

While the series is a long-running success, most don’t remember the original game. Why? Because it was far different than the game it is today.

Dynasty Warriors 1 PS1

The game was originally a fighting game similar to that of Tekken or Soul Edge.

Dynasty Warriors PlayStation 1

In Japan the game is known as 三國無双(Sangokumuso) being a spin-off of another video game series.

Dynasty Warriors 2 PS2

So when the series came to PS2 they changed styles into a open-world action game. In Japan they called Dynasty Warriors 2 真・三國無双 (Shin Sangokumuso) which means New Dynasty Warriors. So Dynasty Warriors 3 was instead called New Dynasty Warriors 2 and so on.

Dynasty Warriors PS3

Despite the one hiccup the series has remained pretty straightforward.

Published by Adam (Neko Random)

Nerdy guy who loves video games, movies, history, tv, and trivia.

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