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Drainus gameplay

Drainus made its way to Switch this week, and fresh gameplay has emerged. 23 minutes of footage gives a look at the side-scrolling shooter.

If you’re interested in learning more, check out the following overview:

Drainus release date

A final release date has been shared for Drainus on Switch. The shoot ’em up game will arrive on February 2, 2023, publisher Playism and developer WSS Playground announced today.

Drainus was previously confirmed for Switch in September. There was no word on launch timing at that point.

Get caught up on everything you need to know about the game in the following overview:

Drainus physical

We still don’t know when exactly Drainus will be launching on Switch, but confirmation has been provided that a physical release is in the cards. Strictly Limited Games is handling production.

Drainus will be sold with both a standard version and collector’s edition. The latter, which costs $69.99 and is limited to 1,500 copies worldwide, includes a copy of the game, special box with magnetic latch, game manual, material collection book with an exclusive manga in both English and Japanese plus an exclusive interview with the developer and behind-the-scenes material about the development, hanging decoration, original soundtrack on CD, textile patch with the emblem of the Kharlarl Empire, enamel logo pin, and a double-sided poster.


Today, Playism announced that it’s teaming up with Team Ladybug and WSS playground on a Switch version of Drainus. A release window was not provided.

Originally released for PC, Drainus is a side-scrolling shooting game that puts players in control of the “Drainus”, the Kharlal Empire’s most cutting-edge fighter with the ability to absorb energy bullets. They’ll be taking down the enemy ships zipping through space.

Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth review

System: Switch
Release date: January 28, 2022
Developer: Team Ladybug
Publisher: Playism

Record of Lodoss War is one of the oldest still-running Japanese series a lot of people have probably never heard about. With media that includes not only video games but novels, manga, and anime, the franchise’s history dates back over three decades to 1986. While Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth is the newest installment in the series, it’s also nostalgic in a lot of ways, from its beautiful 2D pixel art style to its story.

Record of Lodoss War Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth gameplay

Gameplay has surfaced for Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth, Team Ladybug’s 2D action-exploration Metroidvania game. We have just over a half hour of footage.

Learn more about the title with the following overview:

Record of Lodoss War physical

Playism has announced that Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth will be receiving a physical release in Japan. That’s in contrast to the rest of the world, as most regions will have a digital version only.

Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth will support English physically. Other languages include Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Spanish, German, Italian, French, Brazilian Portuguese, and Russian.

We’ll have to wait a bit longer for Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth in the west. The game has been delayed in North America and Europe, publisher Playism announced today.

Playism did not indicate why the release has been pushed back. However, the company said in a statement: “We deeply apologize for the disappointment and inconvenience caused to all who have been looking forward to this release.”

Red Art Games has just confirmed that not only will 2D action-exploration Metroidvania game Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth be seeing a physical release in Japan, but in North America and Europe as well. From their official twitter:

Record of Lodoss War Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth

Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth is on the way to Switch, publisher Playism and developer Team Ladybug announced today. A release is set for December 16.

In Japan, Playism will be offering a physical version. Copies include a soundtrack with 22 songs as well as a special booklet.

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