Irem's ship-shooter turned strategy game for the PSP based on the R-Type universe, R-Type Tactics, looks to becoming stateside early next year.
Retitled R-Type Command for the U.S., the tentative date is March 4th, 2008. Pricing is to be $39.99.
Released a couple of months ago in Japan, R-Type Tactics is a turn-based, hex-grid stategy game. Use a variety of R-Type ships in your squadron through an assortment of missions and take on the Bydo Empire.