Suikoden Tactics is an all-new installment in the Suikoden universe. Told through the eyes of Kyril, a young adventurer investigating the sudden appearance of hideous creatures in the Island Nations, Suikoden Tactics unfolds another perspective to the events of "Suikoden IV" and players will discover the secrets of the legendary Rune Cannons. Suikoden Tactics blends classic Suikoden and RPG elements with tactical strategy gameplay with a host of new features and game mechanics. Balloon Icon System reduces the complexity so players of all skill levels can pick up and play. Ground Elemental System gives attributes to surfaces that affect the outcome of battle. Real time rendered story events with full voice-overs unfold as Kyril goes through his adventure. Combine the powers of numerous characters in battle with the 'Combination Attack' system as they build friendship with one another. Over 80 controllable characters from the Suikoden world. 25 battle scenarios with highly detailed battle environments. Modify your characters' skills, upgrade weapons and trade items to customize your team members. Play mini-games and hidden modes to find rare items, battle special bosses and play through multiple side quests.