Happinet Confirms the Return of Brigandine After 20 Years with New Game

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Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia

Japanese videogame company, Happinet, announced that Brigandine will make its return after 20 years with Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia exclusively on Nintendo Switch system in a press release today. Scheduled for a Spring 2020 release worldwide, the turn-based strategy series set in a familiar fantasy world is brought to life by renowned talent including scenario writer, Kenji Terada (Batman: Dark TomorrowFINAL FANTASY I – III), art director and character designer, Raita Kazama (Puzzle & Dragons, Xenoblade Chronicles), and the homecoming of composer Tenpei Sato (Brigand: Grand EditionDisgaea 1 -5).

In Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia, six countries in the Continent of Runersia, a continent created by the Rune God and mana rains down endlessly, have waged a war to conquer and unify the land under one nation. The six Brigandine Countries of Runersia, each with conflicting ideals beliefs, histories, and faiths, are divided by Brigandines of Justice, Glory, Freedom, Sanctity, and Ego, while the sixth country exists without Brigandine.

Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia

Players decide how their legend will unfold by selecting a country and creating their army of Rune Knights, exploring over 40 base locations and encountering over 100 unique knights and 50 types of monsters as they progress across Runersia. The goal is to win battles to expand their country’s influence until the entire continent of Runersia has been taken over by the player.

Featuring a Fantasy world conquest within the turn-based strategy genre, Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia will offer hundreds of hours of immersive gameplay in this stunning new campaign for conquest. Players choose one of six countries to assume the role of the ruler aiming to conquer Runersia, and command more than 100 Rune Knights throughout the six nations leading various monster troops of various dragons, ghouls, and fairies, into fierce battles on hexagonal grid maps in the tactical turn-based battle system.
Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia
Attendees will have chance to learn more about Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia during Tokyo Game Show (TGS), which takes place September 12 -15 at Makuhari Messe, in a video presentation at the Happinet booth. Additionally, fans can receive one of six posters featuring a ruler, designed exclusively for TGS, by Raita Kazama! Fans can also receive a lanyard at the booth by following the official Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia Twitter account. All giveaways are while supplies last.
Developed by Japanese developer Matrix Software and produced by Happinet, Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia is coming in Spring 2020 exclusively for Nintendo Switch. This game has not yet been rated by the ESRB. For more information, please visit the official Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia website, and follow the game’s updates on Twitter.

2 Comments on “Happinet Confirms the Return of Brigandine After 20 Years with New Game”

  1. If this isn’t for Switch, I will go into a ROID REAG!!!! I LOVED the first one with the wretched graphics!

    1. Oops! Just saw it was a Switch exclusive. 😳

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