Today Konami announced with a press release that a new game belonging to the Busou Shinki franchise is in development.
At the moment, no information was provided about the game, including release window or platforms. Details about the title have been promised for a “later time.”
The press release also announced that the project won’t just include a game, but a full cross-media onslaught with publications, character goods, models, and more.
While back then it wasn’t specified that this would be a new game, a teaser was released in December, and you can check it out below, alongside a banner showcasing the various artists involved in the project. Today, it was also revealed that more will be announced down the line.
Interestingly, the video conveys the idea of a reboot for the franchise. but there isn’t much else that we can glimpse.
If you’re not familiar with Busou Shinki, it translates as “armament god princess“, and it’s a multimedia franchise based on a line of action figures by Konami portraying armored girls. The figures first launched in 2006 and spawned manga, anime, tons of merchandise, and two PSP Games titled Busou Shinki Battle Masters, and Busou Shinki Battle Masters Mk.2 dated respectively 2010 and 2011.
In other Konami news, the company recently announced some rather strong financial results.