Been dying to see the Darius Cozmic Collection finally arrive on western shores outside Japan? Your long wait will finally be over next week!
ININ Games have announced that they will be bringing over the M2-developed title as two digital compilations for Nintendo Switch in the west, on 16 June 2020. Darius Cozmic Collection Arcade will focus on seven versions of four arcade titles, while Darius Cozmic Collection Console will play host to nine versions of six console releases.
Check out the respective trailers and selection of games for both compilations below:
Darius Cozmic Collection Arcade
Darius is one of the pioneers of side-scrolling shoot ’em up games, developed by legendary Taito Corporation and first released for arcade machines in 1986.
Experience four different titles across seven versions of the classic Arcade games!
This download includes the following four titles (seven versions) from the Darius arcade series:
- Darius (Arcade, original version)
- Darius (Arcade, new version)
- Darius (Arcade, extra version)
- Darius II (Arcade, Dual Screen version)
- SAGAIA (Arcade, ver.1)
- SAGAIA (Arcade, ver.2)
- Darius Gaiden (Arcade)
Darius Cozmic Collection Console
Experience one of the most influential horizontally scrolling shoot ’em up series of all time!
Developed by the legendary Taito Corporation and first released for arcade machines, the monumental Darius Cozmic Collection Console offers six of the best console entries in the long-running series in a total of 9 versions!
This download includes the following six titles (nine versions) from the Darius home console series:
- Darius II (Mega Drive, JP version)
- SAGAIA (Genesis, US version)
- SAGAIA (Master System, EU version)
- Darius Twin (Super Famicom, JP version)
- Darius Twin (Super NES, US version)
- Darius Force (Super Famicom, JP version)
- Super Nova (Super NES, US version)
- Darius Alpha (PC Engine, JP version)
- Darius Plus (PC Engine, JP version)