Via Polygon comes news that the SEGA Genesis shooter Steel Empire, also known as Empire of Steel in Europe and Koutetsu Teikoku (鋼鉄帝国) in Japan, is set for a Nintendo 3DS release later this month. Members from the original development team, HOT-B, reformed to create Starfish which will be publishing the 3DS remake. Mebuis is in charge of remaking the game. Steel Empire is expected to release at the end of the month as a 2,940 yen eShop download.
Yoshinori Satake, former Hot-B lead game designer, is currently working on a sequel to the original game, entitled Burning Steel.Ad:
3 responses to “Sega Genesis/Mega Drive shooter Steel Empire slated to release on the Japanese 3DS eShop this month”
Aw man that trailer was such a tease! I love the original game.
Can you download Japanese games on a US 3DS?
Don’t think so, each region has a different eShop. No way to access it that I know of.