Taito has announced Taito Milestones for the Nintendo Switch, a collection of ten arcade classics from the 80s with each representing a specific breakthrough in development and gaming history that paved the way for decades of success for the arcade giant.
Sports, shooter, puzzle and platform games are all represented, and here are the ten titles in the collection:
1981 QIX Draw lines as the “Marker” and capture areas by encircling them. Watch out for enemies while moving around!
1981 SPACE SEEKER A hybrid of strategy and shooting, battle for victory against ever-approaching waves of enemy air forces in 3D, and mobile fortresses in 2D.
1982 ALPINE SKI Enter the stage of the world of snow and take part in three competitions: Downhill ski, slalom and ski jump!
1982 FRONT LINE Push forward to the enemy camp as a foot soldier! Drive tanks and armoured vehicles!
1982 WILD WESTERN Defeat the gangs attacking from all directions with your trusty rifle! You are the law!
1983 CHACK’N POP Hang in there, Chack’n! Get back the hearts from the thieving Monsta.
1983 ELEVATOR ACTION Infiltrate a building as a spy on a solo mission, get all secret documents and make your escape!
1985 THE FAIRYLAND STORY As the witch Ptolemy, you have to defeat the monsters deep inside the castle!
1986 HALLEY’S COMET Halley’s comet is headed for the planets of our solar system. Destroy the computer at its center!
1987 THE NINJAWARRIORS Advance into enemy territory as an android ninja to crush the evil Banglar’s ambitions!
Taito Milestones will be available for pre-order as Limited and Collector’s Editions from the Strictly Limited Games store starting 25th November followed by pre-orders of the standard physical and digital editions soon thereafter.