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Cotton Fantasy - A brand-new, “modern” Cotton Game Both digital & boxed releases for Switch & PS4 in the pipeline

All new entry in series available for pre-order shortly.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

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.

Check out the trailer for these editions, including some new gameplay footage here: https://youtu.be/qzb2hNovPl8 

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


For all information on Cotton or other ININ and SLG releases, please contact [email protected]

About ININ Games
ININ Games focuses on the digital and physical publishing of high-quality, feel-good retro and arcade games. ININ Games brings retro games to life and creates the classics of the future.They are best known for “Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World”, “CrossCode”, “Cotton Reboot”, “Slaps and Beans” and as the publishing partner for the TAITO titles “Bubble Bobble 4 Friends: The Baron is Back” and “The Ninja Saviors – Return of the Warriors” in North America and Europe. Numerous other milestones of classic gaming culture are in the planning and will be announced in the coming months.

ININ Games is part of United Games Entertainment GmbH. For more information, visit
www.iningames.com   

About SUCCESS Corporation

Success Corporation was founded in 1978 and is one of Japan's top five independent game companies with a long history. Success has developed and sold a lot of games for all platforms, including arcades, consoles, browsers and apps. Some of Success Corp.'s work was among the first projects in the gaming industry.

About Strictly Limited Games  Strictly Limited Games is a German publisher based near Stuttgart, specializing in releasing a curated selection of digital download-only games in exclusive collectible physical editions for PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita and Nintendo Switch. The company was founded in 2017 by Dennis Mendel, a former scholar for game studies and advisor at Fraunhofer Institute, and Benedict Braitsch. Both passionate collectors with a combined collection of over 7.000 digital and physical games for all console generations, their intention is to form an opposite pole to the current trend of digital-only releases. All collectors’ editions are available exclusively at Strictly Limited Games online store www.strictlylimitedgames.com

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