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During a live stream today, Hamster confirmed two more games for the Arcade Archives series. Vigilante and Track & Field are both planned for Switch.

Water Ski and Pinball, which were accidentally revealed during a Famitsu live stream last week, were also officially announced. That’s on top of Karate Champ, Tecmo Bowl, and Yie Ar Kung-Fu which are also planned.

Hamster has announced its latest Arcade Archives release on Switch. This week, Arcade Archives Vs. Gradius will be offered on the eShop.

Konami originally made Gradius way back in 1985. The well-known shoot ’em up has players navigating the Vic Viper spaceship as they take on waves of enemies and bosses, collect power-ups, and attempt to save a planet.

Arcade Archives Vs. Gradius launches worldwide on August 15. Pricing is set at $7.99 / €6.99 / £6.29.

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During one of Famitsu’s latest live streams, two more Arcade Archives games were revealed for Switch. Pinball (which may release as VS. Pinball) and Water Ski are both on the way.

Pinball first debuted in Japan in 1984, and was created by Nintendo. Aside from traditional pinball, a separate mode is included in which you play as Mario carrying a platform and attempt to rescue Pauline.

As for Water Ski, this one was made by Taito in 1983. The objective is to control the vehicle and progress by avoiding rocks.

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During a live stream today, Famitsu showed off Arcade Archives XMultiply, which is due out for Switch in all regions tomorrow. View the footage below.


Arcade Archives XMultiply will arrive on Switch this week, Hamster has announced. A release is planned through the eShop on August 8.

Irem originally made XMultiply in 1989. It’s a side-scrolling shooter in which players use the microscopic X-002 space craft to take down alien parasites that have invaded a human host.

Arcade Archives XMultiply will cost $7.99 / €6.99 / £6.29 on the Switch eShop.

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The Japanese Switch eShop has updated with the latest retro game from Hamster. This week, the company has prepared Arcade Archives Victory Road. It’s out now in Japan, with other regions following tomorrow.

Victory Road originally debuted in 1986. It’s a sequel to Ikarai Warriors, and has players taking down enemies with a variety of weapons.

Arcade Archives Victory Road will cost $7.99 / €6.99 / £6.29 on the Switch eShop.

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Hamster is bringing Arcade Archives Road Fighter to Switch this week, the company has announced. A worldwide release is planned for July 25.

Road Fighter is a racing game originally released in 1984 by Konami. On Switch, Tate Mode will be supported.

Arcade Archives Road Fighter will cost $7.99 / €6.99 / £6.29 on the Switch eShop.

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Hamster has announced its next arcade game for Switch. The Ninja Warriors will be distributed via the eShop this Thursday, July 18.

Here’s an overview of the game, along with a trailer:

During a live stream today, Famitsu showed off Arcade Archives Shusse Ozumo with a bunch of gameplay. Take a look at the full recording below.

Hamster is bringing Arcade Archives Shusse Ozumo to Switch this week, the company has announced. A worldwide release is planned for July 10.

Here’s an overview of the game: