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The physical version of Shakedown: Hawaii will be available starting next week, Vblank Entertainment has announced. Copies will be sold on the company’s website on September 25 at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET / 6 PM in the UK / 7 PM in Europe.

4,000 units will be made for a special collector’s edition. It includes a physical copy of the game, an exclusive mini figure of The CEO character with a removable stand, a color manual, and a collector’s box.

Pricing for the standard release is set at $29.99. The collector’s edition will go for $44.99.


Shakedown: Hawaii has been available on Switch for a few months now, so it’d be easy to forget that a 3DS version is also happening. Vblank Entertainment provided an update on that version today, confirming that the game will be available for the handheld-only device starting September 19. Pricing is set at $14.99 / €14.99 / £13.49.

Here’s a trailer for the game, showcasing the latest update.

Vblank Entertainment also said today that a Switch physical version is on the way.

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Vblank Entertainment has announced that it is now offering a new update for Shakedown: Hawaii. The studio has added in new vehicles and vehicle purchasing, new shakedown missions, and more.

Below are the full details of the “Full Tank” update plus a trailer:

Vblank Entertainment has outlined a new update coming soon to Shakedown: Hawaii. The game is getting new content, new features, and more.

Here’s the full rundown from Vblank:

Following a new trailer from a couple days ago, 31 minutes of fresh Shakedown Hawaii footage has been published by Nintendo Hall.

The extensive early gameplay can be viewed below.

Seeing as Shakedown: Hawaii is just a few days away from release, Vblank Entertainment is ramping up promotional efforts. We have a new “Hostile Takeover” trailer below.

Shakedown: Hawaii launches for Switch via the eShop on May 7. Vblank Entertainment has officially confirmed that a physical version will follow, though there’s no specific release window yet.

Vblank says that “physical manufacturing has a notable lead time,” meaning the physical edition is “still be a couple months off.” The developer adds that “an exact date will be narrowed down as things progress”.

When Shakedown: Hawaii is offered physically, Vblank hopes to include “some cool stuff”. New / re-worked cover art is also planned for the Switch cover.


Vblank Entertainment has finally dated Shakedown: Hawaii. The game will launch for Switch via the eShop on May 7, the developer announced today.

Shakedown: Hawaii is also still planned for 3DS “and will follow shortly.” Vblank says it “needs a few more finishing touches, but will support both the original Nintendo 3DS and the New Nintendo 3DS.”

Here’s one of the recent trailers for the game:

Vblank Entertainment just issued a brand new video for Shakedown: Hawaii. You can watch the latest, called “The Consultant”, below.

Vblank Entertainment has confirmed that Shakedown: Hawaii has entered final beta. That means once this latest round of testing is complete, it’ll be submitted to certification for Nintendo’s review. Once approved, a final release date will be announced.

Here’s the full status update from Vblank, along with an updated trailer: