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Months after it originally came out in Europe, Bubble Bobble 4 Friends will finally debut in North America tomorrow. There’s still actually more planned for the game with ININ Games and Taito announcing free content.

Only some of the details have been shared thus far. New stages have been confirmed, as has the return of Baron von Blubba, a “fan favorite enemy character”. We’ll be hearing more about what’s planned “in the coming weeks and months.”

Here’s the full announcement:

Darius Cozmic Collection 2 is in development for Switch, Taito announced today. A release is planned for this winter in Japan.

Specifics of Darius Cozmic Collection 2 have yet to be outlined. As for the original collection, it came west as Darius Cozmic Collection Arcade and Darius Cozmic Collection Console. The two contained four different arcade titles in seven versions and six different console titles in nine versions respectively.

To recap:

Bubble Bobble 4 Friends first debuted in Europe last November. We’ve been waiting to hear about when the North American release will be taking place, which thankfully is just around the corner.

Publisher ININ Games announced today that Bubble Bobble 4 Friends is coming stateside on March 31. It will be sold both physically and digitally.

Here’s an overview of Bubble Bobble 4 Friends, along with a trailer:

Touhou Spell Bubble is out now for Switch in Japan. For a look at some footage, check out the video below.

Touhou Spell Bubble has received another batch of videos from Taito featuring the Story Mode and tutorials. We have the full set below.

Touhou Spell Bubble, the rhythm puzzle game based on the popular Touhou series, will be released on the Japanese eShop on February 6. Today, Taito released a trailer for the game, as well as a preview video for the various songs in the game:

Touhou Project rhythm puzzle game Touhou Spell Bubble was announced by Taito for Switch. It will launch via the Nintendo eShop in February in Japan for 5,800 yen.

You can take a look at an overview as well as screenshots of the game after the break:

Ahead of its March 26 launch in Japan, Taito has shared the latest trailer for Space Invaders: Invincible Collection. Watch it below.

M2 held the M2 Shmups Thanksgiving Festival in Japan today. A few announcements were made, and some news was shared that Darius Cozmic Collection will be adding three new games on Switch.

Darius Plus (PC-Engine), Super Nova (SNES), and Sagaia (Genesis) are all in the pipeline. New gadgets (extra features), new modes, and additional English language support among other improvements.

Darius Cozmic Collection is currently available in Japan, and will launch worldwide for Switch in 2020.


Strictly Limited Games is turning two years old in November. To celebrate that milestone, the company has announced limited editions of Darius Cozmic Collection for the west.

For €39.99, fans can purchase the Darius Cozmic Collection Arcade. The package includes four different arcade titles in seven versions, as well as an exclusive Darius enamel pin badge. Only 2,500 units will be produced on Switch.