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Clockwork Aquario Has Arrived in Europe on Nintendo Switch!

Stuttgart, November 30th, 2021 – ININ Games is proud to release Clockwork Aquario digitally for Nintendo Switch and PS4 in Europe today!

Record-breaking development time? After almost three decades, a lost gem from the arcade era, the last arcade game from legendary developers Westone, finally sees the light of day for the first time and is heading straight to modern home consoles. Traveling from the year 1992, Clockwork Aquario now finally arrives on the screen and got the whole team involved more than excited for this release.

To make this special release possible, ININ Games, Strictly Limited Games and former members of the original team from legendary developer studio Westone joined forces to do some serious video game archaeology by unearthing this video game treasure while preserving the original vision and roots of the game. So retro game fans can now look forward to an authentic arcade gameplay that features:

  • Colorful pixel graphics
  • Beautiful animations
  • Dynamic movement
  • Fun gameplay
  • 3 unique characters to choose from (Huck Londo, Elle Moon & Gush)
  • Single player and 2 player co-op
  • A superior soundtrack by Shinichi Sakamoto
  • Plus, an ingame gallery giving some visual insights in the game’s history

The digital version of Clockwork Aquario is now available in the Nintendo eShops and PlayStation Stores in Europe.

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Clockwork Aquario to Release Digitally on Nintendo Switch!

Stuttgart, November 24th, 2021 – ININ Games is excited to announce the release of the lost arcade game gem Clockwork Aquario from legendary developer studio Westone as digital version for Nintendo Switch and PS4 on November 30th, 2021 in Europe, followed by North America on December 14th, 2021!

After being lost for almost three decades, the colorful side-scrolling action game, and last, but never released arcade title of legendary developer studio Westone, will finally come to life! To set the mood, a brand new trailer shows you the amazing, colorful gameplay that awaits you!

Clockwork Aquario presents imaginatively created levels with beautiful, colourful, pixel graphics. Easy to pick up, the addictive side-scroller action and intuitive controls ensure you will instantly be immersed in the action as you face a host of baddies! Choose your favorite character and conquer various enemies and unique bosses with Huck Londo, Elle Moon, or the giant robot Gush – alone or together with your favorite Player 2 in co-op mode! Complemented by an amazing soundtrack by Westone legend Shinichi Sakamoto, Clockwork Aquario has been well worth the wait.

“Clockwork Aquario is a great piece of 2D art, into which the pixel artists put their hearts and souls. I would like to express my heartfelt respect and gratitude to those who have worked so hard to restore it.” – Ryuichi Nishizawa (chief publisher, and co-founder of Westone)

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Cotton Fantasy Announced for Nintendo Switch!

Stuttgart, November 9th, 2021 – ININ Games is proud to announce the continued partnership with SUCCESS, in the West, with an exciting brand new title, Cotton Fantasy for Nintendo Switch and PS4. Our partners at SUCCESS will release the game in Japan under the name “Cotton Rock ‘n’ Roll”. ININ Games will handle both the digital and physical retail release of Cotton Fantasy in the West, with ININ pre-orders kicking off this winter, exact details to follow. Eager collectors can already pre-order a physical Limited or Collector’s Edition from Strictly Limited Games, starting November 13th.

Cotton Fantasy:

Cotton Fantasy is a brand-new addition to the Cotton series that sees Cotton and Silk embark on another adventure, this time in HD graphics! The game adds several new shoot ’em up mechanics to the iconic Cotton playstyle, providing a modern gameplay experience, more precise than ever. Featuring 6 iconic playable characters, 16 colourful and varied scrolling stages, with vertical, horizontal and 3D movement, and an exhilarating soundtrack with iconic remastered tracks from past games, Cotton Fantasy offers a lot of variation and replayability on your hunt for the high score. Packaged with a light-hearted story full of charming, fun cutscenes, fully-voiced in Japanese, this is a great and accessible new shoot ’em up game for fans of the series and newcomers alike.

For Collectors:

Cotton fans looking for exclusive collectibles should consider grabbing a Limited or Collector’s Edition, from the Strictly Limited Games Partner Store with pre-orders kicking off on Saturday 13th of November – 9 AM PST / 12 PM EST / 6 PM CET. Shipping of these unique editions with limited supply is expected for March 2022.

The Limited Edition will cost the same as the upcoming ININ retail version, at 39,99€ and with 3,000 Nintendo Switch and 1,500 Playstation 4 copies available.

The Collector’s Edition will be available for 109.99€, limited to 2,000 copies for Nintendo Switch and 1,000 copies for PlayStation 4.

The Collector’s Edition will include the following items:

  • Game for Nintendo Switch or PlayStation 4
  • Premium Collector’s Edition box with magnetic clasp
  • Colourful game manual
  • Numbered certificate of authenticity
  • Nata de Cotton Nendoroid figure (approx. 10cm)
  • Yunomi ceramic Japanese tea cup (230ml)
  • Hardcover art book (Din A5)
  • Large, 2-sided poster (Din A2)
  • 8 character cards (Din A7)
  • Original soundtrack on CD
  • Metal collector’s coin
  • Rubber keychain in willow-shape
  • 2 stickers

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Cotton 100% and Panorama Cotton Available on Nintendo Switch!

Stuttgart, October 29th 2021 – The big 30th birthday celebration of the Cotton franchise continues with the digital release of Cotton 100% and Cotton Panorama today, available now on Switch and PlayStation 4.

Cotton 100%

Cotton and Silk head off to save the world, in charming, side-scrolling shoot ‘em up fashion. Cotton 100% is a great introduction to everyone who’s new to the franchise and a throwback for everyone who played it back in 1994. The bright and colorful adventure will make every fan’s heart beat faster.

Panorama Cotton

In Panorama Cotton, fly and shoot your way through colorful stages, in pseudo-3D rail-shooter style, straight from the 90s! Cotton and Silk head off to stop evildoers once more, in this beautiful throwback that added an intriguing gameplay twist to the Cotton franchise.

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Cotton 100% – Switch Gameplay Footage!

Panorama Cotton – Switch Gameplay Footage!

Cotton 100% Releases Digitally Oct 29th on Nintendo Switch!

Stuttgart, October 22nd 2021 – The birthday celebration is almost coming to a close with Cotton 100%. Strictly Limited Games will open pre-orders for physical Limited and Collector’s Editions, starting October 24th at 12 AM (midnight) CEST, exclusively at the Strictly Limited Games store!

Moreover, ININ Games is proud to announce a global premier, the release of the Cotton 100% digital version for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4, which will take place on October 29th, alongside the equally iconic Panorama Cotton.

Cotton 100%

The world fell into complete darkness after the evil villain Wool stole the seven willows. The Fairy Queen Velvet sent out Silk, a beautiful fairy, to get the willows back. On her way, she meets the witch Nata de Cotton. And with our main character introduced, Cotton and Silk head off to save the world. Cotton 100% is a great introduction to everyone who’s new to the franchise and a throwback for everyone who played it back in 1994. The bright and colorful adventure will make every fan’s heart beat faster.

Strictly Limited Games – Physical Editions

The Limited Edition includes the game for Nintendo Switch or PlayStation 4 and the colorful game manual. It will be available for 29.99€, limited to 2,500 copies for Nintendo Switch and 1,500 copies for PlayStation 4.

The Collector’s Edition will be available for 64.99€ limited to 1,500 copies for Nintendo Switch and 800 copies for PlayStation 4. These colorful collectibles are included in the Collector’s Edition:

  • Game for Nintendo Switch or PlayStation 4
  • Collector’s Edition Box
  • Colorful Game Manual
  • Yunomi (Japanese-style tea cup)
  • Kokeshi (Japanese-style figure)
  • Tenugui (Japanese-style traditional towel)
  • Shikishi (Japanese-style art print)
  • Original Soundtrack
  • Large Reversible Poster (A2)
  • Logo sticker
  • Bonus Card
  • 6x Character Cards

Strictly Limited Games – Retro Releases

For a real throwback, Cotton 100% standalone cartridges compatible with the SNES will also be available, with 600 PAL and 900 NTSC copies, for 49.99€.

ININ Games – Digital Versions

For fans of digital copies, ININ Games is also releasing a digital version of Cotton 100% and Panorama Cotton for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation! Available on the 29th of October!

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Panorama Cotton Releases Digitally Oct 29th on Nintendo Switch!

Stuttgart, October 21th 2021 – The big 30th birthday celebration of the Cotton franchise continues with Panorama Cotton. Strictly Limited Games is opening pre-orders for physical Limited and Collector’s Editions, starting October 24th at 12 AM (midnight) CEST, exclusively at the Strictly Limited Games store!

ININ Games is proud to announce the launch of the digital versions of Panorama Cotton for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 in the west, on October 29th. For the first time on current-gen consoles!

Panorama Cotton

Panorama Cotton is an addictive, pseudo-3D rail shooter, adding an intriguing new twist to the Cotton franchise. When a burnt willow suddenly appears in the Queen’s garden, the behavior of her highness begins to get stranger and stranger. Cotton and Silk go on a journey to find the evil willow burner and bring an end to the disaster.

Strictly Limited Games – Physical Editions

The Limited Edition includes the game for Nintendo Switch or PlayStation 4 and the colorful game manual. It will be available for 29.99€, limited to 2,500 copies for Nintendo Switch and 1,500 copies for PlayStation 4.

The Collector’s Edition will be available for 64.99€ limited to 1,500 copies for Nintendo Switch and 800 copies for PlayStation 4. It contains a colorful combination of collectibles:

  • Game for Nintendo Switch or PlayStation 4
  • Collector’s Edition box
  • Colorful game manual
  • Yunomi (Japanese-style tea cup)
  • Natsume (Japanese-style tea can)
  • Kakemono (Japanese-style wall scroll)
  • Original soundtrack
  • Large reversible poster (A2)
  • 6x Postcards
  • 2x Lenticular cards
  • Window sticker

Strictly Limited Games – Retro Releases

Retro collectors will also be able to grab a standalone Panorama Cotton cartridge compatible with the Sega Genesis/Megadrive, with 600 cartridges compatible with the Sega Megadrive and 900 cartridges compatible with the Sega Genesis for 49.99€.

ININ – Digital Versions

For fans of digital copies, ININ Games is also releasing a digital version of Panorama Cotton for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation! Available on the 29th of October!

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G-Darius HD has Launched on Nintendo Switch!

Stuttgart, September 29th, 2021 – TAITO and ININ Games are happy to announce G-Darius HD – a remastered port of the original G-Darius from 1997 – is OUT NOW digitally for Nintendo Switch and Sony PlayStation 4!

The boxed version will also be available soon – from October 29th, 2021 in Europe.

G-Darius HD brings classic shoot ‘em up action to your screen!

24 years after its initial release, new and old players alike will be able to experience the birth of the silver hawk in HD glory! With its catchy soundtrack, adrenaline-pushing gameplay, and boss versus player beam-battles coming in high definition, G-Darius HD will be a pleasure for everyone craving late ‘90s games.

Are you missing the old style? Say no more! Especially for retro-enthusiasts, G-Darius HD will be playable in original arcade graphics to match the throwback feelings the beautiful gameplay unleashes.

G-Darius HD features:

  • Branching stages and multiple paths through each stage
  • Iconic, maritime-inspired boss designs
  • Unique enemy spacecraft capture system for strategic depth
  • Playable with modern high-resolution, or original arcade graphics
  • Fantastic soundtrack and audio design

Get a lungful of that space-sea breeze with G-Darius HD, available digitally for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch NOW.

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SPACE INVADERS FOREVER is getting a Special Edition!

Stuttgart, Germany – September 23rd, 2021 – TAITO and ININ Games are proud to announce SPACE INVADERS FOREVER will receive an awesome Nintendo Switch exclusive boxed Special Edition, coming with some amazing extras. The SPACE INVADERS FOREVER Special Edition will be released in North America and Europe later this year and can now be pre-ordered!

An Iconic Experience

Young or old, novice or hardened gamer, everyone knows the name SPACE INVADERS. Some say it launched the video gaming scene into a new era. Its simple, but revolutionary game design was so addictive, it was mimicked in many other forms over the years, but the original SPACE INVADERS is still the benchmark for all that followed.

For all those who share the enthusiasm for this brand, the ININ Games team has put together some carefully selected items that will be included in the Special Edition:

  • Special Edition Box
  • Rubber Keychain
  • A3 Poster
  • Invader Pin
  • 4x Outdoor Stickers
  • Invader Card
  • Notepad
  • Postcard Set
  • Mini Art Plate

Of course, the Special Edition also features SPACE INVADERS FOREVER for Nintendo Switch, which comes with three awesome games from the SPACE INVADERS universe:

SPACE INVADERS EXTREME – 16 stages, full of devious Invaders and thrilling boss fights. Featuring greatly improved graphics and interactive sound for a new immersive SPACE INVADERS experience! Practice individual stages in Free Play, then boost your high score in Arcade Mode! Can you find all the countless, hidden bonuses?

SPACE INVADERS GIGAMAX 4 SE – The 4-player-coop-experience offers new stages, gimmicks and new music from TAITO’s awesome in-house sound team ‘ZUNTATA’. Players can team up with up to 3 friends to fight the Invaders and to clear the stages as fast as possible.

ARKANOID vs SPACE INVADERS – A perfect union of two of TAITO’s most iconic and beloved Arcade Kings. Players are controlling the Arkanoid Vaus paddle ship to defeat waves of Space Invaders in 150 stages. Including 40 different characters from the TAITO legacy to unlock – each coming with unique abilities. Are you ready to defeat the huge 3D Invader bosses and save the galaxy?

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