TAITO, known for its iconic titles and rich gaming history, is back with a highly anticipated sequel. TAITO Milestones 2, set to release on August 31st, will bring a collection of nostalgic gems exclusively to Nintendo Switch fans. This article delves into the details of this upcoming release, featuring beloved classics and exciting gameplay experiences. Whether you’re a seasoned gamer or new to the world of TAITO, this compilation is sure to deliver an unforgettable blast from the past.
TAITO Milestones 2
Reliving the Classics: The sequel to TAITO Milestones comes with a feast of iconic titles, including some all-time favorites. Players can expect to revisit cherished games like The NewZealand Story, Darius II (three Screen Arcade Version), Metal Black, Kiki KaiKai, and more. These titles have left a lasting impact on gaming enthusiasts worldwide, and now they can be experienced anew on the Nintendo Switch.
The NewZealand Story (1988): Embark on a colorful adventure to save Tiki’s lover, Phee-phee, and his friends who have been kidnapped by the leopard seal. Utilize various balloons and weapons to navigate vibrant mazes, defeat enemies, and float through obstacles.
Kiki Kaikai (1986): Play as the Shinto shrine maiden Sayo-chan in this precursor to the beloved Pocky & Rocky series. Battle against Yokai across the Japanese countryside, striving to rescue the kidnapped seven gods of fortune.
Darius II (3 Screen Arcade Version) (1989): Take control of the Silver Hawk pilots as they face off against the mysterious Belser creatures. Traverse the stars, visit different planets, and engage in thrilling action-packed gameplay. This version of Darius II is the very first port of the special 3 Screen Arcade Edition.
Gun Frontier (1990): Immerse yourself in a vertically-scrolling shooter set on the planet Gloria. Join the Desperado pilots as they confront the space pirates known as Wild Lizard. Prepare for challenging gun-themed boss battles and savor the legendary soundtrack.
Ben Bero Beh (1984): Assume the role of Dami-chan and extinguish flames while dodging obstacles to rescue Nao-chan. This title introduces wacky and unique characters that later appear in subsequent games, creating an engaging and recognizable world.
The Legend of Kage (1985): Step into the shoes of the Iga Ninja Kage in his quest to rescue Princess Kiri from Yukigusa Yoshiro and his demonic army. With an energetic and unforgettable soundtrack, players will journey through forests, castle walls, and mansions in this action-adventure.
Liquid Kids (Mizubaku Adventure) (1990): Play as the young hero Hippopo’ and defend the peaceful Hippo country, Woody Lake, from the evil Fire Satan. Enjoy colorful graphics, adorable characters, and loads of platforming action in this delightful adventure.
Solitary Fighter (1991): Experience the early 1950s and take part in a fierce competition to determine the strongest fighter in the United States. As Bud, the young fighter, face off against formidable opponents and aim for the No. 1 spot. This updated version of “Violence Fight” offers new features and gimmicks, including a selection of six playable characters.
Dinorex (1992): Enter a world ruled by the Amazons, where humans and dinosaurs coexist. Join the dino-tamers in their battles, pitting their tamed dinosaurs against each other to claim the title of Dinorex and win the hand of the Queen of Amazonia.
Metal Black (1991): Earth teeters on the brink of collapse as invading alien forces threaten its existence. Pilot the powerful Black Fly fighter ship in this side-scrolling shooter and engage in intense battles against the invaders. Compete for the valuable Newalone energy source and unleash devastating laser weapons to secure victory.
Attention all TAITO super fans!
For those who were part of the excitement surrounding the release of the first legendary TAITO Milestones collection, and for those who yearned to be a part of it, there’s exciting news on the horizon! The team has been hard at work crafting something special just for you, and the countdown has officially begun. Stay tuned to our channels for the upcoming announcement that will surely ignite your enthusiasm.
TAITO Milestones 2 is set to captivate Nintendo Switch fans with its exceptional collection of classic games. From beloved favorites like The NewZealand Story and Darius II to lesser-known gems such as Kiki KaiKai and Metal Black, this compilation promises an immersive journey through the history of TAITO. Whether you’re revisiting these titles or experiencing them for the first time, TAITO Milestones 2 offers an unparalleled opportunity to relive the magic of these timeless games. Don’t miss out on this exclusive release, available both digitally and as a physical boxed edition. Pre-order your copy now and prepare for a blast to the past like never before!