Concept Art of EA and Koei Tecmo's new project
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The Monster Hunter series has become an absolute goldmine for Capcom over the years, with each game normally shifting millions of units around the globe.

It's got plenty of other companies thinking about how they could join the hunt, and with this in mind, EA and Koei Tecmo are teaming up in a new partnership to make "the next great hunting game" based on their own original IP.

Omega Force (known best for the Dynasty Warrior series, along with various licensed spin-offs) will be developing the game. It's described as a "truly AAA experience" based in fantasy feudal Japan.

The EA Originals label will be in charge of publishing. This same label has previously published much smaller indie-style experiences such as the award-winning title It Takes Two by Hazelight Studios. EA will also offer development support and assist with the game's rollout on a global scale.

Omega Force previously had a crack at the hunting genre with the release of Toukiden: The Age of Demons in 2013 and a sequel in 2016.

Do you think a project like this could compete with a juggernaut such as Monster Hunter? Share your thoughts below.

[source news.ea.com, via news.ea.com]