The next R-Type
game will be for the PSP, according to Japanese gaming bible Famitsu
Very little is known about the Irem-developed game beyond the fact that it will be called R-Type: Tactics
and that it will shift the classic vertical scrolling blaster into a turn-based strategy outing - go figure.
News that there's still more R-Type
to come is welcome indeed, since R-Type Final
was (appropriately) expected to be the last entry in the series.
Of course, the question 'Why a strategy game?' does scream out at SPOnG. The game's producer, Kazuma Kujo, dealt with the question when talking to Famitsu
. Basically, Irem wants you to look at the game and think ?this is something new.?R-Type Tactics
will hit Japan later this year. When it will hit the West is unknown.