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Luigi’s Mansion 3 was already said to have had the fastest-selling physical Switch game of 2019 in the UK. GamesIndustry now reports that its sales are 140 percent higher than its predecessor, without including digital sales.

Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King also launched last week. It came in at #12 and sold the best on Switch. 48 percent of sales were on Nintendo’s platform, followed by PS4 at 38 percent and Xbox One at 14 percent.

As one other note, Ring Fit Adventure continues to do well. Sales dropped just 21 percent and the title remained in the top ten at #7.

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Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King is out today on Switch. Find some footage showing the retro titles below.

Following their previous releases on the Switch eShop, Forager and Killer Queen Black are out now physically in stores. We have a quick look at both in the video below.

Nighthawk Interactive and iam8bit have announced special editions for Disney’s classic 16-bit Aladdin and The Lion King video games.

Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King is set to arrive on Switch next week. Nighthawk Interactive is also planning Retro Editions for Switch presented in classic console-style packaging: Clamshell Style (Genesis) and Boxed with Tray (SNES). Along with an exclusive poster, a retro style manual will be included.

Meanwhile, iam8bit is bringing Aladdin and The Lion King to its Legacy Cartridge Collection. The Aladdin Legacy Cartridge for Genesis and The Lion King Legacy Cartridge for SNES will be a fully playable cartridge as a limited edition of 4,500 units, complete with lovingly restored artwork by Jango Snow Art & Design.

Here’s the full rundown on everything that’s planned:

Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King lands on Switch in a few weeks. When it does, the classic version of Aladdin will contain a “final cut” with additions and improvements.

Stephen Frost, senior producer at Digital Eclipse, told CNET that the team consulted with the original developers and implemented “subtle” adjustments. These include having Aladdin interacting with objects consistently and performing the same attack damage on enemies.

Update (8/29): Amazon has now opened pre-orders here.


Original (8/28): Yesterday, Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King was leaked at the GameStop Managers Conference. The collection has now been officially announced, and we have first details / screenshots.

Here’s an overview from a Best Buy listing:

Nighthawk Interactive published the first trailer for the newly-announced Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King. Give it a look below.

Update (7/8): Forager’s physical version officially launches September 10 in North America for $29.99 and in Europe on September 13 with equivalent pricing. Copies will include an exclusive poster and stickers.


Original (7/7): Forager is arriving on the Switch eShop at the very end of this month. But if you can hold out a couple of months after of that, you’ll be able to find a physical version in stores.

GameFly and GameStop are currently listing Forager for retail. In fact, GameStop even has the following (small) look at the boxart:

Publisher Gun Media, developer Black Tower Studios, and retail distributor Nighthawk Interactive have announced that Friday the 13th: The Game Ultimate Slasher Edition is coming to Switch on August 13. North American retailers will be selling the game for $39.99.

Friday the 13th: The Game Ultimate Slasher Edition comes with the full base game, all released downloadable content, and an 11”x17” limited-edition poster. Pre-orders are live at Amazon and GameStop.

Friday the 13th: The Game Ultimate Slasher Switch Edition was announced earlier this year. At the time, it was said that the title would be releasing sometime this spring. While we’re still without a release date in the west, we do have some important news.

Natsume Atari announced today that it will publish Friday the 13th: The Game Ultimate Slasher Switch Edition in Japan. The game even has a release date of August 29. Pricing is set at 4,800 yen.

Here’s a look at the boxart: