Publisher Natsume and developer Natsume Atari have announced the western release window for Pocky & Rocky Reshrined.
The latest in their maiden shoot ’em up series is launching for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch sometime this fall. It’s worth pointing out the game was previously given the tentative name Pocky & Rocky 2021.
Here’s a brief overview of the game, via Natsume:
The adventures of Pocky and Rocky begin again! Pocky & Rocky Reshrined is the third installment in the original shrine maiden shooting series. The new game is being developed by the original development team, Tengo Project.
Pocky & Rocky follows the adventures of a young Shinto shrine maiden named Pocky and her companion, Rocky the raccoon, as they attempt to save a group of creatures known as the Nopino Goblins. Gameplay takes place from a top-down perspective and features both single-player and cooperative modes.