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Koei + Tecmo = Kotec?

Sounds like a nickname for the newly formed company may have been coined over in Japan.

Kotaku's Brian Ashcraft put his super powers of translation to work this evening to Englishify a bit of news from Game Watch on a meeting that brought together the employees of Koei Tecmo Holdings. Exec Masaru Iyori reportedly referred to the new tie-up as "Kotec." I think that sounds pretty good, but it immediately got me thinking about two things.

At the rate Activision's going, they'll probably own both Koei and Tecmo before too long, anyway.

And these:
At least if Dynasty Warriors Gaiden 2 leaves you with that "not so fresh" feeling, you'll know where to turn?
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Posted by Jeff
Kotaku's Brian Ashcraft put his super powers of translation to work this evening to Englishify a bit of news from Game Watch on a meeting that brought together the employees of Koei Tecmo Holdings. Exec Masaru Iyori reportedly referred to the new tie-up as "Kotec." I think that sounds pretty good, but it immediately got me thinking about two things.

At the rate Activision's going, they'll probably own both Koei and Tecmo before too long, anyway.

And these:
At least if Dynasty Warriors Gaiden 2 leaves you with that "not so fresh" feeling, you'll know where to turn?
Posted by Spiritof

Jeff's drunk.

Posted by LiquidPrince

Oh god, Kotex... Dude, Jeff XD

Edited by raven_squad

Wow... just.... wow. 


That would be a horrible move on their part. lmao. 
Posted by dillinger

mmm kotex

Posted by JJOR64

Kotec sounds kinda goofy but, so does Actiblizzard.

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Posted by blaakmawf

Again, this site IS the best.

Posted by MeatSim

There going to combine together and stop making Video Games and instead make tampons?

Posted by ArbitraryWater

This site is so awesome. I feel refreshed already!

Posted by Gregomasta

I'm dying laughing, that's how funny this is.

Posted by Hector

HAHAHAHAAHAHA! What the hell!

Posted by Kraznor

It is a pretty dumb name, but I've never been a fan of anything KOEI has done and Tecmo isn't all it once was, so whatever, guess its fitting. Ninja Gaiden 2 was kind of weak and I don't know what DOA is going to do in a post-SFIV world.

Posted by ImperiousRix

Two terrible tastes that taste horrible together...
Kotec.

Posted by Jeffsekai

This is amazing, I love giantbomb

Posted by Trnck

Shin Sangoku Extreme Beach Volleyball yay yay~~!

Posted by Matfei90

They could just have taken TemKo, no?

Posted by Wright

that is quite the fantastic reference.

Posted by Chaser324

I vote for Kocmo!

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Edited by Linkyshinks

Haha. Koei are considerably smaller, I think Tecmo would retain there well established name, which is also well known in the west.

Hopefully this will mean an end to the dynasty of terrible Dynasty Warrior games, those games have zilch appeal out of Japan.

Posted by Scooper

Get Kotec for all your erection problems!

Posted by DannyJ

Super Tecmo Warriors 6 Bowl Empires

Posted by BD_Mr_Bubbles

All I can say Jeff is, YOU'RE WINNER!

Posted by NickNorman

The first thing I thought of after hearing "Kotec" was Kotex. I didn't know that tampons could have aloe vera in them - that sounds nice and soothing. Thanks for the female hygiene lesson, Jeff.

Posted by The_A_Drain

I hate you Bobby Kotick, I hate you.

Edited by m3rck

ROFL!! KOTEC in malay is actually a slang for the WILLY!

well done jap willies!

Posted by Xeiphyer

Maybe a new dynasty warriors game that isnt terrible will be born, I like the series but how dare they keep rehashing the same game with one or 2 updates, what really bugs me is that they have completely overhauled all the characters many times, stop wasting life doing that and actually make the game better!

Posted by Death_Burnout

Haha, Jesus...i still think Koei-Tecmo said real fast works, sounds like someones name...but...then it becomes Zoe Mode.

Edited by Delta_Ass

Why... why does a Maxi Pad need aloe vera? Are women prone to wounds or burns down there?

Posted by Meltbrain

Hahah, this is a great article.

Posted by RHCPfan24

Wow, this is so funny. Sanitary napkins and game companies, a perfect fit.

Posted by Media_Master

eh?

Edited by sengchee88

In Malaysia's national colloquial language, kotec means man's genital. I will be laughing so hard everytime i turn on a kotec's game. haha

Posted by aku88

Ah, I was just about to say that sengchee. Beat me to it. Haha,

Posted by dankempster

What's worrying is the fact that I made exactly the same connection as Jeff as soon as I read the title of this article.

Posted by Lepuke

Well they have been trying for years to get more females interested in gaming...

Brilliant!

Posted by raven_squad
Chaser324 said:
"I vote for Kocmo!"
lmao
Posted by ahoodedfigure

Dammit, Chaser324.  You beat me to it.

Posted by Aaron_G

I don't know what I got out of this. 

Posted by Spiritof

It's funnier if you call them "tampoons", like harpoons, but with the "tam" at the beginning.

(just sayin')

Posted by Rotnac

lmao wtf? XD kotex

Posted by Stevokenevo

I cant understand why they didnt go for eimo.   Ninja's wear black......it all fits.  Ive clearly thought this through.

Posted by xionpunk

hey, bidness is bidness

Posted by Black_Rose

Ok...eww

Posted by CL60

Nice!

Posted by insanejedi

Kotex is going to be a bloody mess after this is over.

Posted by theMcNasty

Yeah... it's like we're returning to Bennifer-land.

Posted by jakob187

Why can't they just call it "Koei-Tecmo" or "Tecmo-Koei"?


Activision-Blizzard
Namco-Bandai
EA-Earth

I mean, all the greatest mergers have just stuck with that little snippet of advice.  Why do these guys need to change that?
Posted by Cincaid

New game from Koei and Tecmo being revealed on the 14th.
http://koeitecmo.info/new/

Posted by AjayRaz

i fucking love you, jeff  
i'm laughing my ass off here 

Posted by gimmysumcowbel

haha