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Taito Milestones 3 announced for Switch

Posted on May 18, 2024 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

Taito Milestones 3

ININ Games and Taito revealed their latest collaboration today, which will see Taito Milestones 3 launch exclusively on Switch. A release is planned for Winter 2024.

Taito Milestones 3 features another set of classic games in a single package. Bubble Bobble, Rainbow Islands: The Story of Bubble Bobble 2, Rastan Saga, Cadash, Champion Wrestler, Runark, and Thunder Fox have been confirmed thus far. More titles will be announced later. When we get that information, we’ll be sure to pass it along.

Here’s some information about the initial lineup of games:

Bubble Bobble (1986)

Experience a blast from the past in the original 2 player, co-op arcade version of Bubble Bobble! Use Bubby and Bobby’s bubble-blowing powers to travel through 100 floors of monsters to rescue their girlfriends!

Rainbow Islands: The Story of Bubble Bobble 2 (1987)

Play as Bubby and Bobby in their human forms! Instead of blowing bubbles, rule with rainbows as you climb to your goal! Battle monsters and the ultimate arch enemy, Boss of Shadow, in order to save the inhabitants of Rainbow Islands who have been captured by your arch enemy!

Rastan Saga (1987)

In this platform action game, follow the journey of Rastan the Thief, in a tale set before he became king, as he sets off on the Princess’ orders to protect the kingdom of Ceim. Battle enemies along the way and defeat the monstrous dragon with various items, and weapons like a fire sword, a hammer, or an axe!

Cadash (1989)

Princess Sarasa, symbol of peace for the prosperous and naturally bountiful Deezar, has been kidnapped. Choose between a fighter, mage, priest or ninja to defeat monsters, gather riches and strengthen your equipment to defeat the evil Baarogue in this classic 2 player co-op action RPG!

Champion Wrestler (1989)

Go to war in the ring in 8 rounds in order to become the champion.

Use technical moves such as aerial techniques and submission holds to ringside brawls and the use of deadly weapons! The action never lets up! Play together in tag-team matches or against each other 1v1, either way, this couch co-op promises lots of wrestling action.

Runark (1990)

This iconic beat-em-up features up to 4 player couch co-op! Play as a squad of rangers that must save the animals from evil poachers. Destroy bad guys by any means possible; use hand to hand combat or weapons like knives and rocket launchers! SHBROOM!

Thunder Fox (1990)

A run and gun action game released for arcades in 1990! Play as the Thunder Fox anti-terrorism team to bring down a terrorist organization. Drive tanks, pilot autogyros and ride marine jets and defeat enemies on your way to the terrorist base!

The first trailer for Taito Milestones 3 can be found below.

Announcement Trailer

This collection follows the original Taito Milestones and Taito Milestones 2 which came out in 2022 and 2023 respectively – both of these also only came out on Switch. You can find more information about them here and here.

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