Yes, El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron is coming to the West, but we won’t get the game until 2011.
Ignition confirmed a Western release today and shared a bit more about the game’s story. El Shaddai is based on the Old Testament, the Book of Enoch to be specific. Players control Enoch, a human caught in the battle between Heaven and the Fallen Angels. Armed with divine weapons and a natural prowess for combat, Enoch must stop the fallen angels before a great flood washes away mankind. Lucifer, sorry that’s Lucifel, is a key character and supposedly adds humor. Ignition says the red-eyed fallen angle will give Enoch advice and a bit of dry wit.
Former Clover Studio staff, Sawaki Takeyasu (director) and Masato Kimura (producer), are developing El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.