There have been rumblings about this game getting released and now we have an official confirmation. Unfortunately, it’s not due out until next year.

From the press release:

    NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S today announced that SAINT SEIYA – Sanctuary Battle, the new action game based on the popular SAINT SEIYA anime series created by Masami Kurumada, is heading to Europe in 2012 exclusively for PlayStation®3.

    SAINT SEIYA – Sanctuary Battle will immerse players in the most popular drama from Saint Seiya: the Sanctuary, as Seiya and his companions fight side by side to defeat the gold saints of the twelve palaces and protect Athena. As players complete quests and progress through the twelve levels, they can inflict tremendous damage on their foes with fast-paced Cosmo power-up attacks.

    SAINT SEIYA – Sanctuary Battle will also include a special mode which allows the player to go further in Saint Seiya universe with alternate stories to delight the fans. The game’s environments, characters, Myth Cloths and enemies have been designed to be faithful to the anime. Featuring the original Japanese voiceover, the game will offer the most complete mythical Saint Seiya experience ever.

    NAMCO BANDAI Games is pleased to announce that it will be showcasing SAINT SEIYA – Sanctuary Battle at the Japan Expo event in Paris from June 30th to July 3rd 2011, with an on-stage demo and world exclusive first ever playable version of the game on the NAMCO BANDAI Games booth.

    SAINT SEIYA – Sanctuary Battle is scheduled for European release in 2012.