Taito Milestones 3 unveils first look of upcoming Retro collection

Gadinsider compiles a list of games that are already been revealed, with others to be unveiled later this summer
An undated image of Taito Milestones poster. — Nintendo Life
An undated image of Taito Milestones poster. — Nintendo Life

Taito Milestones 3 was announced last year for the Switch, and now it's confirmed that it will be available locally on the eShop in Winter 2024.

The third retro collection will include "over seven classic Taito games" from the late 1980s to the early 1990s. Hamster Corporation, best known for its work on the Arcade Arcade series, has once again collaborated with Taito on this release.

Gadinsider has listed games that are already been revealed, with others to be unveiled "later this summer":

Bubble Bobble (1986)

The original 2 player, co-op arcade version of Bubble Bobble is a nostalgic blast from the past! To save their ladies, Bubby and Bobby must use their bubble-blowing abilities to navigate through 100 floors of monsters.

Rainbow Islands: The Story of Bubble Bobble 2 (1987)

Take over the roles of Bubby and Bobby in human form! Rather than blowing bubbles, reign with rainbows as users ascend to the top! Battle monsters and the ultimate arch opponent, Boss of Shadow, to free the Rainbow Islands' residents, who have been kidnapped by the user's arch-rival.

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Rastan Saga (1987)

In this platform action game, join Rastan the Thief on his quest before becoming king, as he sets out on the Princess' orders to safeguard Ceim. Battle foes along the way and destroy the huge dragon using various tools and weapons such as a flaming sword, hammer, or axe!

Cadash (1989)

Princess Sarasa, a symbol of peace for the affluent and naturally fertile Deezar, has been abducted. In this traditional two-player co-op action RPG, select a warrior, wizard, priest, or ninja to combat enemies, gain wealth, and develop the user’s equipment to confront the wicked Baarogue!

Champion Wrestler (1989)

To become champion, fight in the ring for eight rounds. Use technical skills like aerial techniques and submission grips to avoid ringside brawls and the usage of lethal weapons. The action never stops! Play in tag-team battles or compete one-on-one; either way, this couch co-op offers plenty of wrestling action.

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Runark (1990)

This legendary beat-em-up supports up to four players through couch co-op! Play as a team of rangers tasked with saving the wildlife from malicious poachers. Destroy evil people with every means available, including hand-to-hand fighting and weaponry such as knives and rocket launchers! SHBROOM!

Thunder Fox (1990)

A run-and-gun action game published for arcades in 1990! Play as the Thunder Fox anti-terrorism unit and take down a terrorist organisation. Drive tanks, operate autogyros, and ride marine jets to the terrorist base, defeating adversaries along the way!