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The Epyx Collection: Handheld coming soon to Switch

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

The Epyx Collection Handheld

According to an eShop listing, The Epyx Collection: Handheld will soon be made available on Switch. This marks another classic release from Pixel Games.

Blue Lightning, California Games, Electrocop, Gates of Zendocon, Todd’s Adventures in Slime World, and Zarlor Mercenary are a part of the collection. Features include display filters, save and restore points, and right- and left-handed control presets.

Here’s the official overview:

Witness the return of six awesome Epyx classics from the 1980s/90s, originally designed for cutting-edge handheld gaming.

  • Blue Lightning: Take command of the top secret Blue Lightning jet fighter in this third-person 3d shooter!
  • California Games: Take on the challenge of 4 sun-drenched sports: Foot Bag, BMX, Half Pipe Skateboarding, and Surfing!
  • Electrocop: Save the president’s daughter in this unique side-scrolling 3d shooter!
  • Gates of Zendocon: Survive the hostile alien inhabitants of 51 deadly universes in this side-scrolling shooter!
  • Todd’s Adventures in Slime World: Delve the depths of the grossest planet in the universe in this side-scrolling exploration shooter!
  • Zarlor Mercenary: Blast away enemies to earn the cash to upgrade your ship in this top-down vertical scrolling shooter!

This collection allows you to play these classic games with many modern features, including:

  • Display filters, including retro LCD and CRT filters
  • Save games – save and restore your game at any point
  • Right- and left-handed control presets

Check out the official trailer below.

Teaser Trailer

The Epyx Collection: Handheld launches for Switch on April 25, 2024. Pricing is set at $11.99 and pre-orders are now open.

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