As part of the Summer Game Fest, Metal Slug Tactics was surprisingly announced the return of the classic Run’n’Gun for the PC. The creators have decided on a completely new genre, which however retains the charm of the series. The new project is a tactical game with roguelike elements.

Metal Slug Tactics is played from an isometric perspective and is reminiscent of well-known titles such as XCOM or Final Fantasy Tactics. Metal Slug fans can look forward to the return of Marco, Eri, Flo and Tarma. In combat, players can gain valuable experience that unlocks new weapons and advantages for your characters. In addition, you can choose from special attacks and the “sync mechanics”, with which you can launch simultaneous attacks against enemies. In the trailer, players get a glimpse of Metal Slug Tactics. Those responsible at Dotemu have not yet revealed a release.

Metal Slug Tactics: Announcement trailer for the isometric tactics game

The developers also promise a high replay value for the tactical game. This is ensured by procedurally generated playing cards with a multitude of challenges and missions. Iconic bosses from the Metal Slug series can also be fought in the upcoming title. Metal Slug Tactics will initially be released exclusively for the PC. On Steam the tactical game can now also be added to the wish list. You can also find more screenshots of Metal Slug Tacitcs in our picture gallery at the end of the report.

First screenshots from Metal Slug Tactics. (1) [Quelle: Dotemu]

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