President of Tecmo Koei Aims to Sell Over a Million Copies of Hyrule Warriors

May 17, 2014

In a recent interview, the President of Tecmo Koei,Yoichi Erikawa, spoke on how the company is aiming to sell over a million copies for the Legend of Zelda / Dynasty Warriors crossover-game, Hyrule Warriors. Erikawa stated in a translated quote:

In addition to our Warriors series fan base, Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda is also a very popular series with a large fan base, and I think it will become a great new market. Because of The Legend of Zelda’s legion of fans overseas, we are aiming to sell more than one million copies worldwide.

A teaser trailer was published last December showcasing pretty much exactly what you would think such a mash-up would look like. There, you can see Link using familiar Master Sword techniques as he cuts his way through massive amounts of classic mobs from throughout the Legend of Zelda series.

The game is set to release on the Wii U this summer.

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A gamer from the Midwest, Megan has loved video games since feeling the rush of beating a final boss for the first time. When not writing for Dualshockers, she can be found thinking up crazy amounts of fanfiction or buried in any random MMORPG. Her favorite games include Dragon Age, Mass Effect, Phantasy Star, Star Ocean, Guilty Gear, and almost anything out of the ‘Tales’ series.

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