If you've been itching for a bit of Turrican-themed action on your Switch, then you'll be delighted to hear that Turrican Flashback, the iconic and much acclaimed action shooter is landing on the Switch on 8th December. It will be available to buy on the eShop and it's also getting a physical release too. Developed with some of the original team and featuring the soundtrack by Chris Huelsbeck this is one to watch out for.

It should be noted that this release comes in addition to Strictly Limited Games' Turrican Anthology Volumes 1 & 2, which include these games and others spread across two releases.

Here are some more details about this retro compilation from ININ Games:

ININ Games is proud to share the exciting news that Turrican, Europe’s greatest action video game series, will be coming to retail for the first time in almost 30 years in a brand new, curated collection from the original development team Factor 5 titled Turrican Flashback! This curated retail edition aims to make Turrican available to a wider audience and complement the limited collector's editions from Strictly Limited Games that are dedicated to collectors and the biggest fans of Turrican.

Turrican Flashback brings together 4 of the greatest titles in the series with Turrican, Turrican II: The Final Fight, Mega Turrican and Super Turrican all in one package! Developed jointly between the original team at Factor 5 and preservation specialists Ratalaika Games, Turrican has never felt, looked and sounded better! New reworked controls makes the classic home computer classics an ease to pick up and play, welcoming new and old fans to relive the classic with the touch of a button. Additionally, new filters and dynamic on screen elements allows players to customize their experience, going full “Retro” or enjoy the game in full widescreen with minimal on-screen HUD elements. All this with crystal clear and perfectly rendered audio playback of the classic soundtracks and sound effects!

Turrican Flashback packs all this and more into a neat package retailing at 29,99€ and marks the return of Europe’s greatest gaming hero! Rise against the Machine, save the galaxy and welcome back… To Turrican!

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