Tokyo-based developer Area 34 announced its new military-themed turn-based tactics; Tiny Metal. Clearly inspired by the classic Nintendo series, Advance Wars—introducing a 3D third=person perspective turn-based action gameplay.

Here’s an overview of the game by the developer himself—citing how the game was pitched as the “revival of Japanese Arcade Wargaming”. Also check out new images from the game down below:

TINY METAL is all about the gameplay. We are experienced Japanese video game developers who have come together to develop TINY METAL. We believe that can make world renowned games again. Our history dates back to the golden era of Japanese video games.

We put Japanese war gaming into the latest graphicial package modern hardware can provide. TINY METAL features 13 unique units and never before seen gameplay mechanics. TINY METAL is the Japanese Arcade Wargame you wish you had as a kid.

Play as Artemisian Lieutenant, Nathan Gries, as he commands his units to victory against the villainous nation of Zipang.

There will be several friends and enemies along the way with varied factions, units, and abilities in the 8-10 hours of single player campaign gameplay. Players will have to carefully consider varying terrain, positioning for attacks, and strategic advancements and defenses.

Tiny Metal

Tiny Metal launches on the Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, and PC this October—the price is yet TBA.

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