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Assault Suits Valken Declassified revealed for Switch

Posted on February 20, 2023 by in News, Switch eShop, Videos

Publisher Rainmaker Productions and developer M2 have announced that Assault Suits Valken Declassified will be appearing on Switch. The game is set to release worldwide later this spring.

Assault Suits Valken Declassified is a remaster of the original SNES shoot ’em up Assault Suits Valken, which released in the West under the name Cybernator. One of the main draws of this version is that, while the original western release had been censored for international audiences, this new release will be a retranslated and uncensored version. Beyond that, the game is also set to feature a translated recreation of its original Japanese guidebook, new artwork, as well as new features such as save states, a replay function and unlockable cheats.

You can learn more about Assault Suits Valken in the overview below.


The original Assault Suits Valken was censored and edited for its international release as Cybernator. This new Declassified version finally offers the original Assault Suits Valken officially translated into English for the first time.

In addition, a recreation of the original 80-page Japanese guidebook has been translated into English and included in this release, of which 40 pages cover the game’s backstory.

Following that, this Declassified release offers new artwork from the game’s character designer Satoshi Urushihara and never before seen production artwork.

The original and arranged soundtracks are also available to play in the game’s music player, along with a new interview with Satoshi Nakai about the original game’s mecha design.


  • Save and Load states
  • Replay recording and playback
  • New “Retro Color” screen filters
  • Unlockable cheats
  • Super Playthrough (No Death/Good Ending)

Here is a trailer showing off the game:

Assault Suits Valken Declassified will release worldwide in Spring 2023. You can check out the game’s official site here.

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