ININ Games and Taito announced that classic games collection Taito Milestones is coming to Switch in the west! A release date is still pending but the collection releases in February 2022 in Japan. Pre-orders for the limited and collector’s editions begin on November 25th at the Strictly Limited Games Store. Check out more details below:
Stuttgart, November 23rd, 2021: ININ Games together with legendary game developer studio TAITO is excited to announce a special collection – a time travel back to the 80s! The TAITO MILESTONES collection includes ten awesome games for Nintendo Switch, each representing a breakthrough in development and gaming history.
While TAITO themselves will release the collection in Japan, the Western release will follow through publisher ININ Games. TAITO MILESTONES will be available for pre-order as Limited and Collector’s Edition at the Strictly Limited Games Partner Store starting November 25th, 2021, followed by the pre-order start of the boxed edition at the retail stores and the digital version soon after.
Replay the classics with which it all began! The games that paved the way for following decades of TAITO’s arcade dominance – the milestones in the company’s history.
Sports, shooter, puzzle and platformer games and more – this collection’s got something for every retro game enthusiast and now those ten titles will be available for the first time as a collection on a modern console.
1981 – QIX
Draw lines as the “Marker” and capture areas by encircling them. Watch out for enemies while moving around!
1982 – ALPINE SKI
Enter the stage of the world of snow and take part in three competitions: Downhill ski, slalom and ski jump!
1982 – FRONT LINE
Push forward to the enemy camp as a foot soldier! Drive tanks and armored vehicles!
1982 – WILD WESTERN
Defeat the gangs attacking from all directions with your trusty rifle! You are the law!
1983 – Chack’n Pop
Hang in there, Chack’n! Get back the hearts from the thieving Monsta.
1983 – ELEVATOR ACTION
Infiltrate a building as a spy on a solo mission, get all secret documents and make your escape!
1985 – The FairyLand Story
As the witch Ptolemy, you have to defeat the monsters deep inside the castle!
1986 – HALLEY’S COMET
Halley’s comet is headed for the planets of our solar system. Destroy the computer at its center!
1987 – THE NINJAWARRIORS
Advance into enemy territory as an android ninja to crush the evil Banglar’s ambitions!
…nine groundbreaking classics from TAITO’s arcade vault. But of course, one game is missing to complete the collection. Stay tuned for the 10th TAITO MILESTONES game – soon to be revealed!
Until then, you can check https://www.iningames.com/games/taito-milestones for more information and updates on the game.
Strictly Limited Games pre-order:
Visit the Strictly Limited Games Partner Store on November 25th to get yourself a Limited or Collector’s Edition!
The Collector’s Edition for Nintendo Switch will be limited to 2,000 copies at a price of 89.99€, coming with awesome physical collectibles. The Limited Edition for Nintendo Switch will be limited to 3,000 copies at a price of 39.99€.
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