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Lode Runner Legacy

Thanks to Strictly Limited Games, Lode Runner Legacy will have a physical release. The company will be opening pre-orders for standard copies and a collector’s edition, the company confirmed.

The collector’s edition includes:

Lode Runner Legacy landed on the eShop in all regions yesterday. In the video below, you can check out some gameplay footage.

Update (3/29): Lode Runner Legacy is out now in North America as well.

Original (3/28): We knew Lode Runner Legacy would be released on Switch this spring in the west. What we didn’t know is that it would be launching today.

On the European eShop, Lode Runner Legacy can be downloaded right now. If that wasn’t enough, a demo is also available. North America should have access soon as well.

Lode Runner Legacy involves collecting all gold in a level and then escaping. Various features and modes are included, such as Craft Mode where you can make your own levels.

Lode Runner Legacy was announced for Switch in Japan this week. Fortunately, the game will be released in other territories as well. The game is confirmed for a worldwide launch this spring.

Lode Runner Legacy features the best parts of the original 1983 game with a modern twist. The main goal is to regain stolen gold from the enemies in the Evil Empire’s labyrinth by blasting floors, a technique players can use to strategically capture gold or trap enemies.

We have more details and the previously-posted trailer for Lode Runner Legacy below.

Lode Runner Legacy has already been confirmed for Nintendo Switch, and now players can view this debut trailer to get a better idea of what the game is all about.

Tozai Games announced Lode Runner Legacy for Switch earlier this week. Now thanks to Famitsu, we have the first screenshots. View a few images below.


The latest entry in the action puzzler series Lode Runner, Lode Runner Legacy, is coming to the Switch. The game will be available on the Japanese eShop sometime this Spring; it will cost 1,112 Yen.  So far we only know of the game’s Japanese release, but an English version of it already exists on PC, so a Western release wouldn’t be surprising at all.