Warriors (JP) is a franchise consisting of hack and slash games developed by Omega Force and published by Tecmo Koei for the most part. The main entries are based on historical wars.

Dynasty Warriors

Dynasty Warriors (JP) was originally based as an action spinoff of the Romance of the Three Kingdoms spinoff, the series was continued when action games were getting popular in the sixth gen. Unfortunately, almost none of the entries came to Nintendo systems.

Samurai Warriors

Samurai Warriors (JP) is the other main series of the Warriors franchise, based on the Warring States period of Japanese history. Unlike Dynasty Warriors, main entries came to Nintendo systems and there is a handheld sub series that was exclusive to the Nintendo 3DS.

Other Spinoffs

In addition to these two series, there are many spinoffs based on other licensed material. The series also combine in the Warriors Orochi series.