A 90s arcade basic designed a surprise return at the Summer time Sport Fest 2021 showcase. The Steel Slug franchise is returning for Metal Slug Tactics, a new turn-primarily based title centered on the run-and-gun shoot-em-up strike.
Getting the pixel-art anime styling of the first sequence, and mixing it with the grid-primarily based, isometric tactical gameplay of the likes of XCOM, it is set to release on Computer, with no phrase nevertheless on a console model.
With include-primarily based shooting, vehicular energy ups and the collection trademark humourous violence, it is seeking like a rapid-paced not-to-critical consider on the transform-dependent method genre.
Flip-primarily based renaissance
For admirers of games like XCOM, it is been a strong few yrs. As nicely as the great XCOM: Enemy Unidentified, XCOM 2 and XCOM: Chimera squad, the likes of Wargroove and Pathway have been preserving the style alive. Now all we require is an Advance Wars sequel for Nintendo Switch and we’re set.
As for Metallic Slug, this will be the very first all-new title in the franchise (not like re-releases and anthologies) considering the fact that 2009’s Steel Slug XX.