Romance of Three Kingdoms Adaptation Coming To N. America

Map Of War: Political strategems and warfare in The Battle of Red Cliffs

Perfect World Entertainment Inc. today announced that the 3D MMORPG, Heroes of Three Kingdoms, will be coming to North America. Known as the Chibi in China, Heroes of Three Kingdoms is based on one of history’s greatest battles and not only gives players the opportunity to experience the chaos first hand, but also the chance to rewrite pivotal moments in Chinese history.

Chibi Cliffs (or Red Cliffs) near Chibi City, Hubei. The engravings are at least one thousand years old, commemorating the ancient battlefield during the Three Kingdoms era

“With Heroes of Three Kingdoms, we’re… transporting players back in time to experience an era that helped shaped modern China as we know it today. Fans of the popular literature based around the Three Kingdoms era will be excited to be able to meet their favorite heroes and villains in our game,” said Andrew Brown, Product Manager of Heroes of Three Kingdoms. “Heroes of Three Kingdoms does an excellent job encapsulating the excitement and thrill that has led this era to have such a huge following.”

After watching John Woo’s Red Cliff, I’ll definitely give this one a try 😀

Highlights

  • Motion Captured Combat – Using advanced motion capture technology; combat is brought to life martial arts specialist, making the action exciting and realistic. Experience in-game combat as if it were real life.
  • Eighteen Weapon System – With a unique cool down system, players will have eighteen types of weapons available during the Three Kingdoms era in China to choose from.
  • Kingdom War System – Join the Wei, Shu or Wu and choose to wage war or create alliances against one another.
  • Historic Instances – Go back in time to experience historical battles and pivotal moments that helped shape the Three Kingdoms era and modern China.

———– Heroes of Three Kingdoms trailers ———–

The first chapter in the epic story series based on Heroes of Three Kingdoms

Heroes of Three Kingdoms. Weapon Show

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