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Kyukyoku Tiger-Heli Collection English west

July 12: Kyukyoku Tiger-Heli Collection is getting an English release on Switch in the west. In a special live stream event today, Limited Run Games shared the news.

Kyukyoku Tiger-Heli Collection was first revealed for Switch in July 2021, but only for Japan. The package would end up arriving that October. There’s been no word on a western counterpart until now.

DoDonPachi Blissful Death Re:Incarnation

Original (8/10): M2 will bring DoDonPachi Blissful Death Re:Incarnation to Switch, the company revealed today. A release is planned for December 7, 2023 in Japan.

DoDonPachi Blissful Death Re:Incarnation is a re-release under the M2 ShotTriggers line. It’ll come with DoDonPachi Blissful Death and DoDonPachi Blissful Death Black Label.

Assault Suits Valken Declassified gameplay

We have new gameplay for Assault Suits Valken Declassified, which dropped on Switch this week. Aside from showing in-game footage, we’re also able to see the extras include the image / movie galleries and music player.

Those interested in learning more about the title can read the following overview:

Assault Suits Valken Declassified trailer

A final launch trailer has come in for Assault Suits Valken Declassified. The game, an updated version of the SNES title, has just come to Switch.

Below is an overview with more information: 

Ray'z Arcade Chronology debut trailer

Original (12/27): Taito has released the first trailer for Ray’z Arcade Chronology, its upcoming shoot ’em up collection for Switch.

Ray’z Arcade Chronology was announced for Switch this past July. However, this is the first time we actually have a look at the package in action. It will include RayForce, RayStorm, RayStorm Neo-HD, RayCrisis, and RayCrisis HD.

Here’s a ton of additional information:

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.

Ray'z Arcade Chronology

Original (6/27): Ray’z Arcade Chronology is in development for Switch, publisher Taito and developer M2 just revealed. Japan will be getting the collection in 2023.

Ray’z Arcade Chronology is comprised of several shoot ’em up titles. The lineup includes RayForce, RayStorm, RayCrisis, RayStorm NEO-HD, and RayCrisis HD.

Hishou Same! Same! Same! JP release date

M2 has set a release date for Hishou Same! Same! Same!, its collection of shoot ’em up games for Switch. Japan will be getting the release on April 28, 2022.

The physical version of Hishou Same! Same! Same! comes with a code for Sennou Game Teki Paki and players will have access to DLC featuring the console ports of each title, plus Wardner. There’ll also be a Digital Edition containing the arcade versions of Hishou Zame! and Same! Same! Same!, plus Sennou Game Teki Paki.

Meanwhile, here’s what’s included inHishou Same! Same! Same!:

Hishou Same! Same! Same!

M2 today announced Hishou Same! Same! Same!, the latest addition to its M2 ShotTriggers and Toaplan Arcade Garage series. A release is planned for Spring 2022 in Japan.

Hishou Same! Same! Same! will come with the arcade versions of the shoot ’em up game Hishou Zame! (otherwise known as Sky Shark / Flying Shark) as well as Same! Same! Same! (also known as Fire Shark). M2 has thus far confirmed M2 Gadgets and Super Easy mode as new features.

Kyukyoku Tiger-Heli

Today, M2 announced that it’s bringing Kyukyoku Tiger-Heli to Switch. The “Toaplan Arcade Garage” series shoot ’em up collection is due out for Switch in Japan on October 28.

Here’s a rundown of what’s included:

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