Koei Plan Launch Title For PS3

Japanese publisher Koei has today announced one of the world’s first PlayStation 3 titles, revealing that it is working on a game tie-in for forthcoming samurai film Oni, which is scheduled for release in 2006. It’s intended that the title will launch alongside the theatrical release of the movie.

The game is described as “historical action” title, this is a genre in which Koei are capable of producing a very good title as games such as Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors show.

Along with the production of the video game, Koei has also been appointed to handle the development of other media opportunities for the franchise, including content for mobile phones, books, music and character goods.