TAITO and Strictly Limited Games have announced the most complete Space Invaders collection on cartridge ever coming to Nintendo Switch. Three limited, physical versions of the Space Invaders Invincible Collection will be available exclusively on strictlylimitedgames.com starting Sunday, June 28th.
Space Invaders is a founding block of video game history that filled the arcades. It is said that the game made 100 Yen coins scarce and defined the visuals and mechanics in the first decade of video games.
Until this day, Space Invaders remains highly successful in the gaming industry as well as it is highly prominent in pop culture.
Now the most complete collection on cart ever, the Space Invaders Invincible Collection, is heading to the West. It combines all titles from the Japanese standard and special releases on one cartridge, including Space Invaders DX (1994), Space Cyclone (1980) and Lunar Rescue (1979) – the limited Western collection even has the console port of the game Arkanoid vs. Space Invaders on cartridge, a unique title which was only available as a download code in the Japanese version. The experts from Gotch Technology have ensured a perfect and accurate realisation on consoles.
The following games are part of the Space Invader Invincible Collection:
- Space Invaders (1978, Arcade) – b/w
- Space Invaders (1978, Arcade) – colour
- Space Invaders Part II (1979, Arcade)
- Majestic Twelve: The Space Invaders Part IV (1990, Arcade)
- Super Space Invaders ’91 (1990, Arcade)
- Space Invaders Extreme (2018)
- Space Invaders Gigamax 4 SE (2018)
- Arkanoid vs. Space Invaders (2017)
- Space Invaders DX (1994, Arcade)
- Space Cyclone (1980, Arcade)
- Lunar Rescue (1979, Arcade)
Arkanoid vs. Space Invaders (2017) is, for the first time ever, available on console. The game is a crossover of Arkanoid and Space Invaders and features gameplay elements from both games.
To celebrate 40 years of Space Invaders, Square Enix and TAITO held an art installation and limited time event in Japan called “PLAY! Space Invaders”. For the event, TAITO, with Square Enix, created a huge version of the game “Space Invaders Gigamax” with a 7 meter high by 15 meter wide screen. Now the game “Space Invaders Gigamax 4 SE” will be available as part of the Invincible Collection.
Space Invaders Invincible Collection Limited Edition
The Limited Edition for Nintendo Switch will contain all 11 games and will be available for 59,99€.
Space Invaders Invincible Collection Collector’s Edition
The limited Collector’s Edition for Nintendo Switch features:
- Arcade Book
- Sticker Sheet
- 4 Instruction Cards
- 6 Flyers
- 4 Acrylic Art Cards
- Arcade PCB Box
- Collector’s box with magnetic latch
The Collector’s Edition will be available for €99.99.
Space Invaders Invincible Collection Ultra Edition
The limited Ultra Edition for Nintendo Switch features everything of the Collector’s Edition plus the ultimate Space Invaders Board Game and more special items. The Ultra Edition will be available for €149.99.
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