Stuttgart, Germany - 20 October 2022 - Strictly Limited Games, in partnership with TAITO, announce that DARIUSBURST CS CORE + TAITO/SEGA Pack will get an exclusive physical release with a Limited Edition, a Collector’s Edition, and a digital release for Nintendo Switch. Pre-orders for this legendary shoot ‘em up start on Sunday, October 23th, at 12 AM CEST (midnight), only at strictlylimitedgames.com. Digital pre-orders start on October 20th.
Pilot one of 15 ships into battle against hordes of enemies in this arcade style shooting game! In DARIUSBURST CS CORE you have to fight your way through relentless waves of enemies and huge, aquatic-lifeform-modelled battleships over numerous different stages. With the help of your burst laser, try to beat the boss at the end of each stage and get the highest score.
Choose CS Mode and leap into a space opera spanning the franchise’s history, battling the Belsar across a galaxy featuring new, exclusive stages and story! Or jump into the DLC mode and pilot ships from iconic Sega and TAITO franchises in specially arranged stages!
The DARIUSBURST CS CORE + TAITO/SEGA PACK contains the CS and DLC Modes from the previously released DARIUSBURST Chronicle Saviours on PS4, Vita and Steam. This packaged version includes the whole history of the DARIUS Saga and will only appear on Nintendo Switch.
Expanded CS Mode with new scenarios and 6 new areas.
Arranged stages from DARIUSBURST ACEX+’s Event Mode and the PSP version.
Features Replay Mode, Ghost Score and force feedback.
New DLC Mode stages with 6 guest ships included from Sega and TAITO.
CS mode features 6 new areas, for a total of 225 areas, with the following features included:
Ghost Mode: learn from the best players!
Replay Mode: study your own play and hone your skills!
Controller HD Rumble: force feedback via the Joy-Con!
In DLC mode, six new ships are reporting for duty from the TAITO and SEGA universe to join the battle against the Belsar.
Night Striker / Inter Gray (TAITO)
A high speed 3D shooter released into arcades in 1989. Pilot the Inter Gray through the city at night using the analog stick and trigger.
Metal Black / Black Fly (TAITO)
A side scrolling shooter released into arcades in 1991. It was known for its unique beam-duels, hard-boiled story and elaborate direction.
RayForce / X-Lay (TAITO)
A vertically scrolling shooter released into arcades in 1994. Targeting multiple enemies with the lock on laser was the key to mastering this game.
Space Harrier / Harrier (SEGA)
Harrier the warrior uses his super blaster in his adventures from the all-time classic Sega shooting game.
Galaxy Force II / TRY-Z (SEGA)
Sega's ultimate "body-sensing" game. The Super Deluxe Type cabinet wowed players with its movement: 15 degrees up or down and 335 degrees to both the right or left..
Fantasy Zone / OPA-OPA (SEGA)
Unique graphics and novel gameplay helped this game become a big hit. Use the coins you get from destroying enemies to buy weapons!
Strictly Limited Editions:
Strictly Limited Games is honored to bring you this unique piece of history as part of our catalogue: Giving DARIUSBURST CS CORE + TAITO/SEGA Pack the boxed legacy it deserves, with two unique editions, available for pre-order exclusively via the Strictly Limited Games online shop.
The Limited Edition is limited to 3,000 copies for Nintendo Switch at a price of 29.99€/29.99 USD, including a colorful game manual and an exclusive serialized title sheet. The Collector’s Edition is limited to 2,000 copies for Nintendo Switch for 59.99€/59.99 USD, including lots of additional collectibles:
CE Box w/ Magnetic Latch
Enamel Logo Pin
Cool Metal Dog Tag
Official CD Soundtrack
Acrylic Starship Standee
Check out all of the available editions and get ready for the pre-order start at the Strictly Limited Games store. The digital release will be available worldwide via TAITO from the Nintendo eShop for pre-order on the following dates:
Japan/Korea: 2022/10/20 00:00:00 (JST/KST)
Americas: 2022/10/20 09:00:00 (PST/PDT)
Europe/Australia: 2022/10/20 15:00:00 (CEST)
Hong Kong: 2022/10/20 00:00:00 (HKT)