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|image            = KessenIII.jpg
 
|image            = KessenIII.jpg
 
|caption          = Kessen III
 
|caption          = Kessen III
 
|developer        = Koei
 
|developer        = Koei
|genre            = Real-time tactics
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|publisher        = [[Koei]] (JP, US, EU), [[Koei|Koei Tecmo Games]] (EU), [[Sony|SCEA]] (US)
|gameinfo          = Kessen III (決戦 Kessen Suri?) is a PlayStation 2 video-game produced by Koei and is based on the life of Oda Nobunaga.
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|genre            = RTS
|wikipedia        = http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kessen_III
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|gameinfo          = Kessen III marks the Kessen franchise's return to Japanese history and aesthetics. The story begins at the heart of Japan's turbulent Sengoku, or "warring states," period. You play as Nobunaga, a warrior who must stand against legions of samurai to resurrect a land rife with chaos and sorrow. To win your battles, you must master your ninja attacks, charge the battlefield with various units, develop clever offensive strategies, and equip your officers with the best weapons.
|reviewlinks      = http://ps2.ign.com/objects/014/014931.html
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|wikipedia        = [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kessen_III Link]
|reviewscore      = 8.0/10 (IGN)
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|gamefaqslink      = [http://www.gamefaqs.com/ps2/578823-kessen-iii Link]
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|reviewlinks      = {{ReviewLink|[http://ps2.ign.com/objects/014/014931.html IGN]|8.0/10}}, {{ReviewLink|[http://www.metacritic.com/game/playstation-2/kessen-iii Metacritic]|73/100}}
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|eu_rating        = 12+
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|na_rating_text    = Mild Language, Sexual Themes, Violence
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|na_rating        = T
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|japan_rating      = B
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|french            = SLES-53120
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|german            = SLES-53121
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|japanese          = SLPM-65781 &  KOEI-00021 &  SLPM-62573 &  SLPM-74223 &  SLPM-74231 & SLPM-61103 & SLPM-65780
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|english          = SLES-53119 & SLUS-21119 & NPUD-21119
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|widescreenpatch  = 1
 
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|NTSCU            = 1
 
|NTSCU            = 1
|serialsNTSCU      = SLUS-21119
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|serialsNTSCU      = SLUS-21119<br />NPUD-21119 <small>(PS2 Classics)</small>
 
|CRCsNTSCU        = FB539DD4
 
|CRCsNTSCU        = FB539DD4
|releasedateNTSCU  = February 22, 2005
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|releasedateNTSCU  = February 22, 2005<br />August 20, 2013 <small>(PS2 Classics)</small>
 
|statusNTSCU      = 2
 
|statusNTSCU      = 2
 
|linuxstatusNTSCU  =
 
|linuxstatusNTSCU  =
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|PAL              = 1
 
|PAL              = 1
|serialsPAL        = SLES-53119
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|serialsPAL        = SLES-53119<br />SLES-53120<br />SLES-53121
|CRCsPAL          = B2C8E422
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|CRCsPAL          = B2C8E422<br />95716AE7
|releasedatePAL    = May 13, 2005
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|releasedatePAL    = May 13, 2005<br />January 30, 2013 <small>(PS2 Classics)</small>
|statusPAL        = 0
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|statusPAL        = 2
 
|linuxstatusPAL    =
 
|linuxstatusPAL    =
 
|macstatusPAL      =
 
|macstatusPAL      =
 
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|NTSCJ            = 1
 
|NTSCJ            = 1
|serialsNTSCJ      = SLPM-65781
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|serialsNTSCJ      = SLPM-65781<br />SLPM-65780 <small>(Treasure Box)</small><br />KOEI-00021<br />SLPM-62573 <small>(Treasure Box)</small><br />SLPM-74223 <small>(PlayStation 2 the Best)</small><br />SLPM-74231 <small>(PlayStation 2 the Best Reprint)</small><br />SLAJ-25057<br />SLPM-61103 <small>(Trial)</small>
 
|CRCsNTSCJ        =  
 
|CRCsNTSCJ        =  
|releasedateNTSCJ  = December 22, 2004
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|releasedateNTSCJ  = December 22, 2004<br />December 1, 2005 <small>(PlayStation 2 the Best)</small><br />September 14, 2006 <small>(PlayStation 2 the Best Reprint)</small>
 
|statusNTSCJ      =
 
|statusNTSCJ      =
 
|linuxstatusNTSCJ  =
 
|linuxstatusNTSCJ  =
 
|macstatusNTSCJ    =
 
|macstatusNTSCJ    =
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|pcsx2ver          = 0.9.8
 
|gsname            = GSdx
 
|gsver            = r4600
 
|soundname        = SPU2-X
 
|soundver          = r4600
 
|padname          = LilyPad
 
|padver            = r4600
 
|dvdplugname      =
 
|dvdplugver        =
 
|biosver          = USA v2.00
 
|hacks            = Hacks: INTC Spin Detection, Wait Loop Detection, mVU Flag Hack.
 
|fpsinfo          =
 
|comment          = As of August 26, 2011, this game is not listed on the official compatibility list (NTSC-J version).
 
* PAL last tested with 0.9.2 giving a DVD9 error, probably working with 0.9.8 too.
 
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|linuxhacks        =
 
|linuxfpsinfo      =
 
|linuxcomment      =
 
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|cputype          = Intel Pentium Dual-Core E5400 (3.6Ghz)
 
|gputype          = GeForce 9600 GT
 
|pccomment        = 60+ FPS
 
 
}}
 
}}
  
[[Category:Not on Compatibility List]]
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|Status=2
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|Region=NTSC-U
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|OS=?
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|CPU=Intel Pentium Dual-Core E5400 (3.6Ghz)
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|GPU=GeForce 9600 GT
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|Revision=0.9.8
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|Graphics=GSdx r4600
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|Sound=
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* SPU2-X 1.4.0
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* LilyPad 0.10.0
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|Comments=BIOS: USA v2.00, Hacks: INTC, Wait Idle Loop, mVU flag hack. PAL last tested with 0.9.2 giving a DVD9 error, probably working with 0.9.8 too., 60+ FPS
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|Tester=Machina
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|Status=2
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|Region=PAL
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|OS=Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
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|CPU=Intel i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
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|GPU=NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB
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|Revision=v1.7.0 (dev-13)
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|Graphics=GSdx 1.2.0
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<spoiler show="Settings" hide="Hide">
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* Renderer: OpenGL (Hardware)
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* Internal Resolution: 2x Native
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* Anisotropic Filtering: 16x
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* Enable HW Hacks
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* Round Sprite: Full
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</spoiler>
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|Sound=
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*SPU2-X 2.0.0
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*LilyPad 0.12.1
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|Comments=BIOS: USA v02.30, Preset: 3 (Balanced). Goes ingame and runs perfectly stable without any major issues. The only notable thing is that cutscenes can sometimes have a flickering line at the bottom which can easily be fixed by manually switching to Software Mode (F9) during the cutscene or using the "Switch to GSdx software rendering when an FMV plays" game fix in the settings menu. I have not played further than the second level, so I can't confirm if the game is playable from start to finish. See my video [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B9_djvIO3MU/ here].
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|Tester=TomBoss
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}}
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== Trivia ==
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* Original names: '''決戦III''' (SLPM-65781) & (SLPM-74231)
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*[http://forums.pcsx2.net/Thread-Kessen-3-SLES-53121-G--28630 Kessen 3 (SLES 53121) (G)]
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*[http://forums.pcsx2.net/Thread-Kessen-3-SLUS-21119-U--28964 Kessen 3 (SLUS 21119) (U)]}}

Latest revision as of 02:06, 17 May 2020

Kessen III
KessenIII.jpg
Kessen III
Game general and emulation properties:
CERO rating: B
ESRB rating: T (Mild Language, Sexual Themes, Violence)
PEGI rating: 12+
Widescreen patch available
Languages supported:
English: SLES-53119 & SLUS-21119 & NPUD-21119
Japanese: SLPM-65781 & KOEI-00021 & SLPM-62573 & SLPM-74223 & SLPM-74231 & SLPM-61103 & SLPM-65780
German: SLES-53121
French: SLES-53120
Region NTSC-U:
Serial numbers: SLUS-21119
NPUD-21119 (PS2 Classics)
Release date: February 22, 2005
August 20, 2013 (PS2 Classics)
CRCs: FB539DD4
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region PAL:
Serial numbers: SLES-53119
SLES-53120
SLES-53121
Release date: May 13, 2005
January 30, 2013 (PS2 Classics)
CRCs: B2C8E422
95716AE7
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region NTSC-J/C/K:
Serial numbers: SLPM-65781
SLPM-65780 (Treasure Box)
KOEI-00021
SLPM-62573 (Treasure Box)
SLPM-74223 (PlayStation 2 the Best)
SLPM-74231 (PlayStation 2 the Best Reprint)
SLAJ-25057
SLPM-61103 (Trial)
Release date: December 22, 2004
December 1, 2005 (PlayStation 2 the Best)
September 14, 2006 (PlayStation 2 the Best Reprint)
Windows Status: ?
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?

Developer(s): Koei
Publisher(s): Koei (JP, US, EU), Koei Tecmo Games (EU), SCEA (US)
Genre: RTS
Wikipedia: Link
Game review links: IGN8.0/10, Metacritic73/100
Game description: Kessen III marks the Kessen franchise's return to Japanese history and aesthetics. The story begins at the heart of Japan's turbulent Sengoku, or "warring states," period. You play as Nobunaga, a warrior who must stand against legions of samurai to resurrect a land rife with chaos and sorrow. To win your battles, you must master your ninja attacks, charge the battlefield with various units, develop clever offensive strategies, and equip your officers with the best weapons.


Winlogo.png Test configurations on Windows:


Environment Configurations Comments Tester
Region OS CPU/GPU Revision Graphics Sound/Pad
NTSC-U ?
  • Intel Pentium Dual-Core E5400 (3.6Ghz)
  • GeForce 9600 GT
0.9.8 GSdx r4600
  • SPU2-X 1.4.0
  • LilyPad 0.10.0
BIOS: USA v2.00, Hacks: INTC, Wait Idle Loop, mVU flag hack. PAL last tested with 0.9.2 giving a DVD9 error, probably working with 0.9.8 too., 60+ FPS Machina
PAL Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
  • Intel i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB
v1.7.0 (dev-13) GSdx 1.2.0
  • SPU2-X 2.0.0
  • LilyPad 0.12.1
BIOS: USA v02.30, Preset: 3 (Balanced). Goes ingame and runs perfectly stable without any major issues. The only notable thing is that cutscenes can sometimes have a flickering line at the bottom which can easily be fixed by manually switching to Software Mode (F9) during the cutscene or using the "Switch to GSdx software rendering when an FMV plays" game fix in the settings menu. I have not played further than the second level, so I can't confirm if the game is playable from start to finish. See my video here. TomBoss


Trivia

  • Original names: 決戦III (SLPM-65781) & (SLPM-74231)



Public compatibility forum links