koei tecmo teaser winning post

Koei Tecmo caused a little bit of a stir last week when it revealed a teaser website for a new game. Text on the site read "the fated battle begins", making us immediately think of properties like Samurai Warriors. We couldn't have been further from the mark, really.

Visit that same teaser website now and you'll find two horses staring each other down. In other words, the game is a new Winning Post title -- a Koei Tecmo horse racing series that's almost always been released exclusively in Japan. Oh well.

You know what's weird? We ended that aforementioned article with the sentence "place your bets in the comments section below". We could never have known how close to the truth we were...

[source gamecity.ne.jp]