Monster Rancher, also known as the Monster Farm series, has just revealed its opening video. LINE and Koei Tecmo teams up for a new mobile game LINE: Monster Farm, which is due to be released on iOS and Android devices in Japan this year.
The official title logo of the game has also be revealed by its official Twitter account. Closed beta sign ups for the game have lasted from May 6th to May 17th.
The mobile game has been described by LINE Corporation as:
The Monster Breeding of the Past Returns – Train and strengthen various unique monsters as a new breeder, then aim for victory in tournaments. Pamper your monsters too much and they may fall behind in training—but push them too hard and they may run away! As a breeder, enjoy breeding monsters in your own way while understanding their aptitude and condition.via Gematsu
Your Favorite Monsters Reborn in the Latest Graphics – Train and battle monsters from Monster Rancher and Monster Rancher 2, reborn in the latest graphics. New monsters unique to LINE: Monster Rancher will also appear.
Unique New Features – Various new features have been added, such as the ability to send the monsters you breed on expeditions to various locations, as well as form teams of multiple monsters to compete in ranked breeder battles.
New Monster Generation Methods – Create monsters in a new generation method unique to LINE. More details will be announced at a later date.
New features are bound to be announced upon nearing the date of release, hopefully!