The Jagged Alliance series has been plying its trade on the PC for nearly 15 years, but now Empire Interactive has announced that the popular turn-based tactical combat series will be making its way to the Nintendo DS in 2009.
“Jagged Alliance provides an exciting blend of RPG and turn based action, which has already won fans and accolades worldwide. The time is right to bring its frenetic battles to Nintendo DS and allow a brand new audience the experience the exhilarating game play.” commented, James Spice, VP of Marketing for Empire Interactive.
“Jagged Alliance DS is one of the many forthcoming highlights in our new release pipeline and this announcement augments Empire’s commitment to bringing quality titles to a global market,” said Clive Kabatznik, CEO of Silverstar Holdings. “The title will prove to be a truly entertaining experience for DS gamers.”
In what appears to be a port of the 1994 original, Jagged Alliance sees players recruiting mercenaries as they explore, capture, and hold new territory on the island of Metavira.