On strimingovom service Netflix, the release of the Hong Kong film ” Dynasty Warriors ” ( Dynasty Warriors / Zhen san Guo wu Shuang ), which in April 2021 launched in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, the company the HMV the Digital. Subscribers got access to the feed from July 1.
The film is based on the eponymous series of games in the genre “Musou” from publisher Koei Tecmo and studio Omega Force. Although Japanese developers were responsible for the franchise, it has gained popularity in China as well.
Dynasty Warriors was based on the cult novel ” Three Kingdoms “, which tells about the confrontation between three states – Cao Wei, Shu Han, and Eastern Wu. However, the events in the game were brought to the point of absurdity (heroes controlled by hundreds of players destroy enemy soldiers).
However, the Chinese critics were not happy with the final result. Oddly enough, they scolded the script, as well as the direction and visuals.
The budget of the film ” Warriors of the Dynasty ” was about $ 40 million. At the box office, he failed miserably, earning just over $ 3.3 million.