Front Mission: Borderscape announced for mobile devices
Publisher Square Enix and developer BlackJack Studio have announced Front Mission: Borderscape, a new mobile entry into the mecha strategy franchise, via IGN. No release date has been revealed.
Not much has been revealed about Borderscape, except that it is a new story taking place in 2089 near the Second Huffman War - an event depicted in the Japanese-only feature phone game / Nintendo DS game Front Mission 2089. The game is confirmed for "multiple platforms, including mobile".
Front Mission is a futuristic dystopian warfare-themed game series produced and published by Square Enix. In this world, society is secretly puppeteered by a large federation composed of various countries, and constant regional conflicts have become the destructive norm. The stories about humanoid weapons and their pilots will unfold through battles intertwined with blood and tears.
Supervised by Square Enix and developed by BlackJack Studio, "Front Mission: Borderscape" is a brand-new project set in the world of Square Enix's legendary "Front Mission" series.
The vision for this new entry, Front Mission: Borderscape, focuses on the eve of the Second Huffman War and the escalating secret regional conflict. By depicting the developmental process of the powerless under the fog of war, players will witness this world's evolution together, using their understanding of helplessness to explore the roads to an inevitable tragedy. Front Mission: Borderscape is head-produced by BlackJack Studio, the successful developers of Langrisser Mobile. The game is slated for worldwide release on multiple platforms, including mobile.