Kessen II

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Kessen II
Kessen 2.jpg
PAL cover
Game general and emulation properties:
CERO rating: B
ESRB rating: T (Violence)
GRB rating: ALL
Widescreen patch available
Languages supported:
English: SLES-50578 & SLUS-20275 & NPUD-20275
Japanese: SLPM-65015 & SLPM-74413 & SLPM-66093
German: SLES-50580
French: SLES-50579
Korean: SLPM-67531
Region NTSC-U:
Serial numbers: SLUS-20275
NPUD-20275 (PS2 Classics)
Release date: September 26, 2001
March 12, 2013 (PS2 Classics)
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: Playable
Mac Status: ?
Region PAL:
Serial numbers: SLES-50578
SLES-50579
SLES-50580
Release date: March 15, 2002
Windows Status: ?
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region NTSC-J:
Serial numbers: SLPM-65015
SLPM-74413 (PlayStation 2 the Best)
SLPM-66093 (Koei Teiban Series)
SLPM-67531
Release date: March 29, 2001
February 26, 2004 (PlayStation 2 the Best)
August 11, 2005 (Koei Teiban Series)
Windows Status: ?
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?

Developer(s): Koei
Publisher(s): Koei (JP, US), THQ (EU), SCEA (US)
Genre: RTS
Wikipedia: Link
Game review links: Metacritic71/100
Game description: Love and war go hand in hand in Kessen II. The warrior Liu Bei wages war against the leader of the Wei Kingdom, Cao Cao, in an attempt to rescue a woman named Diao Chan. As Liu, you can employ devastating elemental attacks, including tornadoes, lightning strikes, and meteor showers. Command your squad as they besiege castle walls, fight aboard moving ships, and ride onto the battlefield atop horses or elephants. With each battle, you'll soon realize that saving China from Cao Cao's tyranny is just as important as rescuing your lost love.
Assume the role of historical Chinese general Liu Bei of the Shu kingdom whose ultimate goal is the destruction of the Cao Cao, the leader of the Wei kindgom in order to rescue his lost love and claim his opponenet's land. New "Agen Technology" allows for 500 soldiers on-screen at a given time.


Winlogo.png Test configurations on Windows:


Environment Configurations Comments Tester
Region OS CPU/GPU Revision Graphics Sound/Pad
NTSC-U Windows
  • I5 3330
  • HD radeon 6850
1.1.svn5854 GSDX
  • SPU2-X
  • ?
USA v02.20(10/02/2006) Can Run above the real speed,200% in the menus and movies


Linlogo.png Test configurations on Linux:

Environment Configurations Comments Tester
Region OS CPU/GPU Revision Graphics Sound/Pad
NTSC Ubuntu 14.04+, Archlinux
  • AMD FX4300
  • Nvidia GTX 650 Ti
1.2.2 GSdx SPU2X SDL FX4300 really struggles when there are plenty of soldiers on the field; used Nvidia closed-source drivers; certain scenes will show a black screen unless you toggle to software mode for those particular scenes; certain magic attacks will have minor graphical errors; otherwise with a powerful cpu this game is quite playable DaTankAC


Trivia

  • Original names: 決戦II (SLPM-65015) & (SLPM-74413) & (SLPM-66093), 결전 2 (SLPM-67531)


Public compatibility forum links