Developed by Rabbit & Bear, an independent studio founded in Tokyo earlier this year with other industry veterans, Eiyuden Chronicle is a 2.5D classic-style JRPG featuring an extensive cast of 100 heroes. As in Suikoden, battles will be turn-based and feature a six-character party, with dynamic camera movements during boss encounters. The game will also boast a fortress-building element as you recruit heroes, as well as a guild system that will allow you to customize your fortress differently depending on which one you join.
Along with the announcement, Rabbit & Bear has shared a handful of work-in-progress screenshots of Eiyuden Chronicle. All the screenshots were captured in-engine, although the studio notes that it still hopes to improve the fidelity of the graphics. You can take a look at the images below.