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Dotemu announces very sad news for Metal Slug fans…

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The spin-off of the cult “run and gun” franchise is once again making headlines, but not for the right reasons.

The Summer Games Fest of the year 2021 had a very pleasant surprise in store for aficionados of run and gun and other Neo Geo games. The French studio Dotemu, now known for its specialization in the development of retro games, then announced a new episode for the franchise. Metal Slug. Far from offering a simple remaster or a meaningless “ultimate” version, the surprise lay in the gameplay of this title of a new genre for the license.

Exit the platformer with shooting galore and say hello to a tactical RPG in the universe of the Neo Geo title. sort ofAdvance Wars modern (while waiting for Nintendo’s title to be postponed indefinitely), this new kid had managed to attract the attention of spectators at the Summer Game Fest. Offering a frenetic pace by mixing tactical elements with those of the rogue-lite genre, the studio seemed to hold the perfect recipe to offer an original title carried by a cult franchise. However, it will be necessary to be patient before embarking on the battle.

The “metal slug” lives up to its name

In effect, Dotemu has just announced the postponement of its title. “Marco, Eri, Fio, and Tarma are tinkering around to make Metal Slug Tactics as explosive as possible when it’s released, but the team needs a little more time in the workshop to prepare for the battles to come. come. See you in 2023!” posted the studio on Twitter.

Regulars of the license recognize the cult characters and will have the pleasure of finding them next year on Nintendo Switch and PC in this original title. This will then be the opportunity to put misery on Donald Morden, the big bad of the saga, in a game with perfectly mastered tactical experience. In the meantime, know that it is possible to play the latest nugget from the studio: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revengea beat’em all with little onions available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, Xbox and PC.

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