Here are all the releases announced during Limited Run Games’ E3 presentation, including Star Wars

Yesterday, North Carolina-based Limited Run Games announced 50 titles across five different platforms during its pre-recorded E3 presentation. We’ve compiled them all here—first by system, then by release date—so you don’t miss out on a physical version of your favorite digital titles.

All products will be sold through Limited Run Games’ digital storefront.

Nintendo 3DS
Limited Run Games’ first release on Nintendo’s long-running handheld machine is The Atooi Collection, which compiles five of the developer’s titles into one SD-card-sized package. Bomb Monkey, Chicken Wiggle, Mutant Mudds Deluxe, Mutant Mudds Super Challenge and Xeodrifter are all included in the release, which currently has no announced date.

PlayStation Vita
For years, PlayStation Vita faithful have looked to Limited Run for their physical fix. Now, with Vita card production halting, Limited Run has announced what looks to be its last batch of Vita games.

Guacamelee, June 14. In this metroidvania that draws heavily from Mexican culture, you play as the recently deceased Juan, who uses a magical luchador mask to return to the mortal plane and save his one true love (and the world, but that’s slightly less important than one true loves).

Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack!!!, June 14. A platform title that tasks players with traversing terrain while absordbing items to assume various sizes.

Pix the Cat, June 21. Equal parts Pac-Man and Snake, Pix the Cat is a game that asks you to save the ducklings that inhabit the game world’s many mazes.

Super Mutant Alien Assault, July 5. A shooter where every screen is a new level and a new chance to shoot stuff with a variety of guns. Some of that stuff is bosses, which also come in a variety.

Metal Slug 3, July 12. Originally released in 2000 in arcades, Metal Slug 3 has been ported to a number of systems. This edition features co-op play so you and a friend can shoot stuff together.

Atari Flashback Classics, July 2019. Most likely a port of the recently released Switch collection of the same name. That collection contains 150 games, but it counts multiple versions of the same game (arcade, Atari 2600 and Atari 5200 versions of Missile Command, for example), so read the fine print before you purchase to see if it’s right for you.

Deadbolt, Third quarter 2019. You play as the Grim Reaper in a stealth/action hybrid that’s as difficult as its title implies.

Revenant Dogma, 2019. A Japanese RPG that features a 3D battle system in which transformations play a large part.

Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken, 2019. A shooter/platformer that features full single and multiplayer campaigns.

Rocketbirds 2: Evolution, 2019. A sequel to Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken that refines the former’s mechanics and received critical praise upon release.

Super Meat Boy, 2019. A classic that introduced twitch platforming and punishing difficulty to mainstream audiences.

Damascus Gear Operation Osaka, 2019. This sequel to DGO: Tokyo polishes the first’s rougher edges.

Damascus Gear Operation Tokyo, 2019. Control a mech in this shooter/looter from the makers of the Guilty Gear franchise.

Papers Please, 2020. You work the gate at a fictional country called Arstotzka and people pass you their papers. You decide whether they get in, then you suffer the consequences of your choices.

PlayStation 4
A lot of titles releasing for PlayStation 4 are also releasing simultaneously for Switch. Those titles are noted in the list below. Otherwise, PS4 owners can look forward to their own run of Mercenary Kings: Reloaded Edition, PS2 classic Red Faction and more.

Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid, June 10. A 2D fighter based on the Power Rangers franchise. Also on Switch.

Freedom Planet, June 21. This game takes heavy cues from the first three Sonic the Hedgehog games. Also on Switch.

Accounting+, June 26. This entry in Limited Run’s PSVR series features the talents of Rick & Morty co-creator Justin Roiland. Players are tasked with saving the world through accounting. This game was announced after E3.

Mercenary Kings: Reloaded Edition, June 28. Mercenary Kings adds a loot loop to the traditional run-and-gun gameplay of franchises like Metal Slug.

Transistor, July 5. This RPG from the makers of Bastion is soaked in neon and oppression. Break the oppression. Don’t break the neon—it’s dangerous. Also on Switch.

Red Faction, July 12. A port of the FPS game that introduced breakable environments.

Rogue Legacy, July 19. Traverse a dungeon until you die, then get replaced by your next-of-kin. The game also imposes a modifier on each character that either helps or hinders. Also on Switch.

Hover, July 26. Take on different missions in this game that plays like the spiritual successor of titles like Jet Grind Radio and Kinetica.

Corpse Killer, Quarter 3 2019. Another interactive live action game. This one is a shooter that tasks players with shooting zombies in a jungle. Parts of the game were used in the 2003 film Game Over.

Night in the Woods, Quarter 4 2019. This game’s story and dialogue struck a chord with reviewers and its fans have been waiting for a physical release. This will be a big title. Also on Switch.

Dark Devotion, Quarter 4 2019. A dour dungeon-crawling roguelike that features checkpoints. Also on Switch.

Blazing Chrome, Quarter 4 2019. A side-scrolling action game akin to Contra, Shinobi and Strider. Features an easy mode for beginners and a normal mode for folks who think “normal” means “hard.” Also on Switch.

Nintendo Switch
The Switch has become a haven for physical media, and this year Switch owners will be treated to at least 13 new titles from Limited Run. Games hitting PlayStation 4 and Switch simultaneously are featured in the PlayStation 4 section of this article. Switch exclusive releases are listed below.

Double Switch, July 2019. This interactive live action game stars Corey Haim as Eddie, the owner of an apartment complex said to house a priceless artifact.

Bad North, Quarter 3 2019. An RTS about saving people from Vikings.

Turok, Quarter 3 2019. The Nintendo 64 title returns to life for Nintendo Switch.

Turok 2: Seeds of Evil, Quarter 3 2019. The sequel to the Nintendo 64 title returns to life for Nintendo Switch.

RealMyst, Quarter 3 2019. Myst in real time 3D.

Blaster Master Zero, 2019. The critically acclaimed prequel to Blaster Master gets a physical release on the console that made it a hit.

PC
Limited Run’s sole PC announcement during their presentation was a big one.

Shenmue III Collector’s Edition. No release date was given for this collector’s set, which includes the game, a sticker sheet, iron-on patches, a decorative light box and a fancy box box to box it all together. The game itself has a release date of Nov. 19.

Star Wars
Limited Run Games finished its presentation with news its teaming with LucasArts Games to reissue a number of past Star Wars titles for modern consoles.

So far, the list of incoming reissues include Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars: X-Wing, Star Wars Rebel Assault I and II, Star Wars TIE Fighter, Star Wars: Dark Forces, Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II, Star Wars Episode I: Racer, Star Wars: Bounty Hunter, Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast, Star Wars Racer Revenge and Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy.

The first game coming from the collaboration is Star Wars Bounty Hunter, releasing June 28 for PS4.

According to Limited Run Games, this partnership will also bring about physical editions of other LucasArts titles, including the Monkey Island series.

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