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TAITO Announces Space Invaders Invincible Collection For Switch

TAITO and Strictly Limited Games revealed this week that they will be releasing two new games for Space Invaders. The main one being Space Invaders Invincible Collection, which is a series of games within the IP that have stretched over the past 40 years. From the original title all the way to 2018's Space Invaders Extreme. This includes Arkanoid vs. Space Invaders which, for the first time ever, is available on a console. The collection will be released on June 28th for Nintendo Switch, but it will also have a few different versions. Including a Limited Edition for the Nintendo Switch, a Collector's Edition with a ton of additions, and an Ultra Edition which will have a board game version included. You can read more about it below.

Space Invaders  Invincible Collection will release on June 28th.
Space Invaders Invincible Collection will release on June 28th.

Space Invaders is a founding block of video game history that filled the arcades. It is said that the game made 100 Yen coins scarce and defined the visuals and mechanics in the first decade of video games. Until this day, Space Invaders remains highly successful in the gaming industry as well as it is highly prominent in pop culture.

Now the most complete collection on cart ever, the Space Invaders Invincible Collection, is heading to the West. It combines all titles from the Japanese standard and special releases on one cartridge, including Space Invaders DX (1994), Space Cyclone (1980) and Lunar Rescue (1979) – the limited Western collection even has the console port of the game Arkanoid vs. Space Invaders on cartridge, a unique title which was only available as a download code in the Japanese version. The experts from Gotch Technology have ensured a perfect and accurate realisation on consoles. The following games are part of the Space Invaders – Invincible Collection:

● Space Invaders (1978, Arcade) – b/w

● Space Invaders (1978, Arcade) – colour

● Space Invaders Part II (1979, Arcade)

● Majestic Twelve: The Space Invaders Part IV (1990, Arcade)

● Super Space Invaders '91 (1990, Arcade)

● Space Invaders Extreme (2018)

● Space Invaders Gigamax 4 SE (2018)

● Arkanoid vs. Space Invaders (2017)

● Space Invaders DX (1994, Arcade)

● Space Cyclone (1980, Arcade)

● Lunar Rescue (1979, Arcade)

The board game version comes with Space Invaders Invincible Collection Ultra Edition.
The board game version comes with Space Invaders Invincible Collection Ultra Edition.

Space Invaders Invincible Collection Limited Edition: The Limited Edition for Nintendo Switch will contain all 11 games and will be available for $59,99.

Space Invaders Invincible Collection Collector's Edition: The limited Collector's Edition for Nintendo Switch will be available for $99.99 and features plus:

● Soundtrack

● Arcade Book

● Sticker Sheet

● 4 Instruction Cards

● 6 Flyers

● Pin

● 4 Acrylic Art Cards

● Arcade PCB Box

● Collector's box with magnetic latch

Space Invaders Invincible Collection Ultra Edition: The limited Ultra Edition for Nintendo Switch features everything of the Collector's Edition plus the ultimate Space Invaders Board Game and more special items. The Ultra Edition will be available for $149.99.

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