Senran Kagura Makers Are Working On A “Challenging” New Title For 2014

By Sato . January 3, 2014 . 5:00pm


Marvelous AQL are expected to announce the next Senran Kagura game soon during an upcoming live stream event, which will be broadcast on January 8 in Japan. Additionally, producer Kenichiro Takaki recently told 4Gamer that his crew are also working on a “challenging” new title for 2014.


“To start the new year, we’ll be announcing a lot of Senran Kagura news come January 8th, at the Senran Kagura Bakunyuu Hyper Presentation,” says Takaki. “We’ve kept you waiting a little longer for its release this time compared to the previous time, but I believe we’ll be able to reveal a great deal more [at the event]. In addition, we also have another title we’ll be releasing in 2014.”


“This title will be a new and challenging one, but things are going smoothly for now, so please look forward to it!” continues Takaki. “Please continue supporting the Senran Kagura series and Marvelous AQL this year as well!”

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  • Chaos_Knight

    It’s challenging because it’s going to have a lot of bounciness all over the screen at the same time.

  • Leon_Tekashi

    Well whatever the game is, I hope it’s fun and “possibly” filled with PLOT and BACKSTORY, with a good STORY and pretty good quality.

    • Servant BerserCAR

      Are you kidding, dude? We are obviously playing this game for the plot.

      • TrueDefault

        I like my plot big and bouncy.

        • Pythia Brixham

          I prefer a delicious flat plot. There are too many games that have giant masses of plot. I want to mix up the plot a little. At least a plot that is in the middle of being deliciously flat or nice and bouncy would be nice as well. INNUENDO.

          • M’iau M’iaut

            Big boobs vs pekkanko — fighto!!

            Just don’t make it too personal folks. We all love the same things, some of us just prefer less, others more.

          • neocatzon

            i just want my plot believable..

          • M’iau M’iaut

            That does make Senran Meloncagura an issue.

          • neocatzon

            That’s my problem D:
            Can’t B cup get more love?

          • Alicemagic

            Nah, I want a PLOT that exceeds the possibilities of REALISTIC WRITING, and features ENGAGING CONFLICTS from its finely crafted LORE.

            And tits!

          • neocatzon

            “The difference between fact and fiction is that fiction must be believable.”–Mark Twain.

            and believable “PLOT” >:O!

          • Alicemagic

            Hopefully Mark Twain’s family had massive jugs.

          • Linhua

            … that was… Powerful.

            … lol.

          • Ric Vazquez


        • James Todd

          eh my i like plot bouncy but handfitting

        • Ric Vazquez

          Amen, ana as round as possible XD

      • makubexnas

        Seriously guys, i play the game for the “Ahem” STORY!!!

    • Kai2591


      btw, who’s that character in your display picture?

      • Leon_Tekashi

        Frieda from Ys: Memories of Celceta.

        • Kai2591

          ok thanks

          • Leon_Tekashi

            No prob.

          • M’iau M’iaut

            You need to keep the gang straight — you change it pretty often. As I did once.

    • Hinataharem

      Oh Leon

  • AkiraScare

    BOIN BOIN (0_0)

    • deadMastershiro

      You forgot your g’s.

      • Demeanor

        I think he was going for the Japanese sfx XD

        • AkiraScare

          EXACTLY (^_^) some ppl know (^_^) thanks man for having my back (^_^)

  • Looking forward to it. Finally picked up the 3DS game today, and I hope for good things from the series.

    • British_Otaku

      Hope you enjoy it, the combat isn’t the most polished thing in the world (and you barely start with anything), but here is hoping that Senran Kagura continues to blaze trails on the current gen portables for combat outside fighting games. We are pretty starved for action games and Senran Kagura keeps on giving.

    • Raltrios

      How in the hell are there so many downvotes here?

      • British_Otaku

        A downvote troll, there were only two likes (myself and a guest vote) not too long ago and nothing else. It isn’t worth focusing on votes up or down plus Siliconera has had a number of posts hit in the past (sometimes they seem targetted), so just forget about it.

      • Now that’s the question I want answered.

    • Spider-Man

      Optimism is frowned upon, friend.

      • Jesus christ, apparently.

  • Sentsuizan_93

    And just like that, I’m curious.

  • Arcana Wiz

    Well it must be challenging cause they are trying to bring the life and hometown aspects of game to another level.

  • More Senran Kagura news is good news. Hehehe lol

    • mike dickson

      nice suzuka avatar bro

      • Thanks lol

        • Kai2591

          All hail blonde twintail drills!

          • mike dickson

            im with you on that buddy lol

  • Kayriss Wins

    I’m ready for more giant bouncing PLOT.

  • Solomon_Kano

    Interesting. Wonder what platform that new title will land on with SK2 all but announced for 3DS. Marvelous has supported 3DS and Vita pretty evenly, so it could go either way.

    • Suicunesol

      They’ll probably announce one game for each. If there are audiences for both, there is no need to limit the franchise to one system.

      I imagine we’ll see the 3DS one first, however, simply because it’s too soon for a Vita sequel (unless it’s an updated version of Shinovi Versus).

      • Solomon_Kano

        I don’t mean SK, but rather the other title for 2014. The “new and challenging” one. I’m all but certain that we won’t see another SK announced for Vita so soon.

    • Shippoyasha

      Hmm. The portable console talk reminds me… what if the challenge is for the studio to dare make a home console release? It’d be a huge challenge as far as the risk it’d be financially. It could even be a console Senran Kagura. Whatever it may be, I wish them the best. They found a perfect balance of the fun, sexy, actiony, serious-story elements in Senran Kagura series. If they improve all the elements, I couldn’t be happier.

      • Solomon_Kano

        Hm. Well, that certainly would be challenging, wouldn’t it? Would be interesting to see what home console they’d aim for.

  • Audie Bakerson

    If anyone is wondering the implications of the Japanese word choice, he just says “チャレンジ”, which is the English word “Challenging”.

  • Gigaknight

    I hope “challenging” doesn’t mean “makes-you-want-to-rip-your-hair-out-difficult”.

    Say what you will, but I play games to have fun–not to be stressed out. A proper, reasonable level of challenge is good, but a game whose main characteristic–the one primarily advertised–is “challenge” makes me wary.

    To each their own, though.

    • Ticktockman

      I think he means it will be challanging to make

      • Gigaknight

        I might have misread, then–you have a point.

  • Raine

    OPPAI DAISUKI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Any chance it’s Plump Valkyrie? That logo was leaked a while ago and I don’t think there has been any news since.

    Sort of on topic, anyone remember that MAQL was developing on online 3DS game titled Dragon Marked for Death? I wonder if it’s dead or if we’ll see it this year.

    EDIT – I guess it’s chubby not plump.

    • Plump Valkyrie sounds like the Norse version of Fat Princess

    • Audie Bakerson

      Was the trademark in English or Japanese? I can find it was in Japan, but the original source seems to be dead.

      I ask because while “plump” is the standard translation of “太”, it’s not the only one in some contexts.

      edit: Found it: It’s ぽっちゃりワルキューレ, which isn’t what I expected.

      • I actually got it wrong. The name roughly translated to “chubby” or something, not plump.

    • Solomon_Kano

      Yea, I’ve been wondering if Dragon Marked for Death was still a thing or if it had just vanished. Perhaps we’ll find out this year.

    • ronin4life

      And why be so quiet about Kaio?

      Cmon MAQL…
      ; A;//

  • Zurashii

    My body is ready.

  • ragingmerifes

    Dark Tits. It’s a hack ‘n’ slash with RPG elements and everytime you die, you lose a cup, which decreases your overall status. At flat chest, the game is the hardest, but has better rewards.

  • Demeanor

    I hope it’s gonna be challenging for CERO, ESRB and PEGI. XD

  • “Please continue supporting the Senran Kagura series and Marvelous AQL this year as well!”

    I will. <3 Like I said, I love the Senran Kagura series. 2 games are coming this year, this is marvelous. Really hoping to see at least 10 new girls, so 2 new schools.

    Wouldn't mind to see the New Wave characters as well. Seems super unlikely, I know, but I truly loved some of the designs from this game.

  • Life and hometown

    I wonder if Takaki plans on keep making the girls’ asses fatter with each new installment of Senran Kagura. Do we want to see cellulite on their butt cheeks, or is that passing the limit for what’s sexy?

  • ShawnOtakuSomething

    Challenging…us to play with one hand…

  • FitzpatrickPhillips

    Good cause both SKB and SKV are mindnumbingly easy.

  • AlteisenX

    It would be awesome if XSEED came out with some Senran Kagura news the same day. That greeting card really brought my hype level to 100, if it is a hint to Shinovi Versus. Really interested to see what AQL can show off next with the series though… I’m always excited for challenging games like Falcom’s Ys on Nightmare Difficulty that forces you to learn boss patterns.

  • Linhua

    … I like my PLOT coming straight at me with the 3D, Yo.

    … doesn’t matter to me how big or small it is… lol.

    • Nameless App 1989

      Pocchari Valkyrie looks like it’s gonna be huge, and I’m not just talking about the “tracts of land…” (hint hint)

  • Nameless App 1989

    When they say, another game, do they mean another entry in the franchise, or a original franchise?

  • Romancer Ecclesia

    Wielding an oversized sword in picture at that particular angle…i like their abstract depictions :3

  • Cyo

    I just picked up the 3DS game earlier today, any related works are good news in my book: shit is fun as hell.

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