Two hands in a grey sweater holding a Steel Battalion controller, covered in a collection of buttons and dials.

The Last Bastion of Steel Battalion

The cockpit closes around you, sealing away your peripheral vision and trapping you inside a steel cocoon. In front of you is a medley of arcane gauges, blinking lights, and a labyrinth of levers, pedals, dials, and buttons loomed over by several large control sticks. Nestled among the controls is a clear plastic panel on hinges which flips up to reveal an alluring cherry red button. Don’t ever push that – Not unless things get dire. There’s an elaborate boot-up sequence to memorize. You have to flip the right switches and hit the right buttons in the correct order if