NEWS

Dynasty Warriors Film Comes to Netflix

By Hassan Sajid June 8, 2021

WHAT IS DYNASTY WARRIORS?

Dynasty Warriors is a hack and slash game franchise developed by Koei Tecmo (erstwhile known as Koei).

The video game is based on  a famous Chinese novel called 'Romance of The Three Kingdoms' which takes place at the end of the Han Dynasty, The War of Three Kingdoms and the establishment of the Jin Dynasty.

The video games based on these novels are sugar coated and romanticized to tell the readers about the ancient Chinese era (220 to 280 AD)

Dynasty Warrior video game contains some of the most notable personalities of the time that includes Cao Cao, Lu Bu and Zhuge Liang.

UNDERPERFOMING LIVE ACTION MOVIE

Film adaptation of the same was announced back in 2016 based on Koei's video games. The film production went on until the release of the movie on April 2021.

The release was pushed back due to the on-going global pandemic. The movie received mixed reviews.

NETFLIX ADPTATION

After underwhelming reviews from the community, Dynasty Warrior was added to the upcoming line of Netflix movies.

The Netflix release will be the first time this movie will be available to everyone in  Western countries.

This Netflix adaptation is also based around the original Dynasty Warriors game.

NETFLIX RELEASE DATE?

The trailer for the upcoming Dynasty Warriors was dropped on multiple Netflix channels with July 1, 2021 given as the release date.