The World of Tanks Just Got a Whole Lot Cuter


Doncaster, UK (May 15th, 2013) Rice Digital is pleased to announce that War of the Human Tanks from developer Yakiniku Banzai and localisation company, Fruitbat Factory has released on Rice Digital.

Available to download from the Rice Digital store ( War of the Human Tanks is one of the most compelling strategy games to emerge from Japan - blending charm and humour with a core strategy experience that’s sure to satisfy even veteran tactical geniuses.

Behind the excellent story-driven campaign lies a strategic tour-de-force as you pit your team of Human Tanks against opposing officers on the battlefield – where hard-fought victories will allow you to upgrade and customise your units to the best tactical advantage.

War of the Human Tanks features;

  • Fast-paced strategic battles in over 30 maps
  • Turn resources earned into newly developed weapons and upgrades.
  • Customise your tanks to create your own personal army that functions how you want it to.
  • Story campaign with multiple endings depending on your performance.
  • New Game Plus-style campaign, where replaying allows you to keep earned units and resources.
  • This localised version includes bonus maps and new backgrounds and a more elegant interface.
There are two version of War of the Human Tanks available on Rice Digital – a standard digital download and The Deluxe Edition, which contains the ‘Sound the Human Tanks’ - the excellent Bonus Soundtrack!

The Trailer can be found here:

War of the Human Tanks is available to download now for £8.99 and £10.99 for the Deluxe Edition from

About Rice Digital

Rice Digital ( is a curated site for niche Japanese games  - combining an editorial site and a store which includes hand-picked titles from Japan’s growing ‘doujin’ indie scene. Rice Digital’s mission is to bring wider awareness of smaller Japanese Games to a Western audience while providing a platform for smaller developers to have their games talked about, seen and sold via the Rice Digital store.

About Fruitbat Factory

Fruitbat Factory is an independent localization company focused on bringing interesting Japanese indie games to English-speaking audiences. Yakiniku Banzai’s critically acclaimed strategy game War of the Human Tanks is their first release, published in Fall 2012. Fruitbat Factory is currently preparing to launch their second release, TORaIKI's puzzle RPG 99 Spirits, for worldwide audiences. For more information, please visit:


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