Stuttgart-based publisher Strictly Limited Games, specializing in the release of limited physical collector’s editions of digital games for PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita and Nintendo Switch, are celebrating their 2nd anniversary in November. To celebrate, they are releasing strictly limited editions of the legendary Darius game series in the Darius Cozmic Collection for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch for all retro-game fans.
Darius is a pioneer of horizontal Shoot ’em up games and was developed by the legendary TAITO Corporation and first released for arcade machines in 1986. In Darius, the player slips into the role of a spaceship pilot, either alone, or in two-player mode, who must shoot and fight his way through enemy hordes with the ship Silver Hawk.
Numerous sequels and ports followed over the years setting new standards each time, from the outstanding soundtrack to the unforgettable opponent design and the branching paths at the end of each section. The Darius Cozmic Collection represents the classic 2D history of the cult Shoot ’em up series.
From 24 November, fans and collectors can pre-order the strictly limited editions of Darius Cozmic Collection for Nintendo Switch, and worldwide exclusively for PlayStation 4, from the Strictly Limited Games webshop.
The Darius Cozmic Collection Arcade contains four different arcade titles in seven versions, as well as an exclusive Darius enamel pin badge for €39.99 and, is limited to just 1900 units (PS4) or 2500 units (NSW).
The Darius Cozmic Collection Console is sure to delight fans with six legendary console titles, in a total of nine versions, as well as an exclusive Sagaia enamel pin badge for the price of €54.99. Limited to 1900 Units (PS4) resp. 2500 Units (NSW).
The Darius Cozmic Collection International Collector’s Edition is limited to just 900 Units (PS4) or 1500 Units (NSW) and contains the following exclusive fan items from the Darius universe in the English version:
- Darius Cozmic Collection Arcade and Console for Switch and PlayStation 4 respectively
- Two Arrange Soundtrack Albums, Omnibus I – Generation from 1997 of TAITO’s legendary “House Band” Zuntata and Omnibus II – Union of 2019
- Hardcover Arcadebook
- Six SLG-exclusive Acrylic Art Cards
- Four stylish marquee stickers
- Darius Gaiden Instruction Card
- Two instruction stickers
- Three SLG-exclusive enamel pin badges
- SLG Collector’s Box with magnetic closure
- SLG-exclusive Retro Arcade PCB Cardboard
About Strictly Limited Games
Strictly Limited Games is a German publisher based near Stuttgart, Germany, specializing in the release of strictly limited physical collector’s editions of digital games for PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita and Nintendo Switch. The company was founded in February 2017 by Dennis Mendel, former game studies consultant at the Fraunhofer Institute, and Benedict Braitsch, passionate video game collectors of more than 7,000 digital and physical games for all generations of consoles, who are attempting to counterbalance the current trend of purely digital releases. All collector’s editions are available exclusively through the Strictly Limited Games webshop at www.strictlylimitedgames.com.
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