Metal Slug Tactics Announced By Streets Of Rage 4 Developer Dotemu

Metal Slug Tactics Announced By Streets Of Rage 4 Developer Dotemu

It looks like darling developer Dotemu is reviving another arcade classic is a new and innovative way in the future!

The company has announced Metal Slug Tactics – a new strategy RPG that sees Metal Slug characters Marco, Eri, Fio, and Tarma fighting opponents on grid-based maps. Players will be able to unlock various weapons and upgrades over time to boost their team’s power, and even call in reinforcements such as air strikes to tip the scales of battle!

Check out the official reveal trailer below:

METAL SLUG is back with a brand new entry in the METAL SLUG universe. Discover a new side of the emblematic run’n’gun and jump into a dynamic tactical RPG with roguelike elements! Super fun and lighthearted, Metal Slug Tactics takes what makes METAL SLUG so special and unique and brings it to the tactical genre!


Experience the iconic dynamic battles of the METAL SLUG series with a brand new perspective. Build up your adrenaline bar to unlock super attacks and use them wisely. Gain some precious war experience after each battle and unlock weapons or bonus perks to upgrade your team’s firepower.


Choose between iconics brothers-in-arms to create the perfect team to stop the war. Launch simultaneous attacks on your targets with the sync. mechanic to deal a hell lot of damage to the enemies! Don’t forget to call in some reinforcements if your team isn’t enough! They will send over the heavy artillery to support you: the METAL SLUG, air raids, you name it, you get it!


Ending the war won’t be easy. Many challenges await, prepare to die again and again but never give up!
Play and replay your favorite missions as much as you want! Use the skills you acquired through each battle you have won so far to take down your enemies!


Donald Morden is back! After a long time being hidden in a country opposed to the World Government, he patiently staged a coup d’etat and is finally ready to take revenge upon the world with the army he gathered throughout the years. The Peregrine Falcons will have to do everything in their power to make it through the enemy lines and take down Morden before we get further into the war!

While the game is currently only slated for a PC release right now, most of Dotemu’s games such as Streets of Rage 4 and Windjammers have also hit Nintendo Switch, with their upcoming project Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge also planned for Nintendo Switch. We’ll report back if we hear more in the future.