Suikoden creators announce a spiritual successor that looks like Octopath Traveler


Suikoden is one of the greatest RPG games of the original PlayStation era – and that’s saying something. The series has been dormant for well over a decade, and while Konami has no apparent plans to bring it back, the original developers do – a spiritual successor called Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes is on the way, and the early images of the game look absolutely gorgeous.

Eiyuden Chronicle, led by Suikoden creator Yoshitaka Murayama and other series veterans, will feature a six-character party made up of 100 recruitable heroes from around the game’s fantasy world. In other words: yes, this is totally a new Suikoden game. The boss battles will even play out with a dynamic camera that takes new angles to follow the action – though that’s likely going to look a lot more impressive with modern tech.

The game will hit Kickstarter on July 27, with an initial funding goal of $500,000. That’ll cover a PC release, while further stretch goals will open up development on additional console platforms. Development studio Rabbit & Bear was founded earlier this year, so Eiyuden Chronicle is likely only now in the very early stages of production.

The game’s visual target already looks extremely appealing, though, with a blend of 3D backgrounds, 2D pixel art, and fabulous lighting that looks a whole lot like Octopath Traveler.

The devs have provided a host of additional details to Gematsu. I’d expect a long, long wait for Eiyuden Chronicle, but the pedigree and the early looks seem extremely promising.

For the latest tech news and updates, Install TechCodex App, and follow us on Google News,  Facebook, and Twitter. Also, if you like our efforts, consider sharing this story with your friends, this will encourage us to bring more exciting updates for you.


Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. AcceptRead More