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Cotton on the hunt for Willows!

 ININ Games is gearing up for the release of BEEP’s side-scrolling shoot ’em up Cotton Reboot! releasing both digitally and physically on Sony PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch in Europe, Australasia and North America on 20th July.

 

Cotton is already a much revered and iconic brand appearing on many consoles and computers from  PC Engine, Neo Geo Pocket Color, right through to Playstation. Cotton Reboot! presents PlayStation and Switch gamers a fun, colourful, cute ’em up that offers brand new features, 7 stages that really highlight what a side scrolling shoot ’em up should deliver and it does it in abundance, together with a dazzling display of onscreen cast and challenges.

 

Attack!

 

The  player takes the role of the young witch Cotton, who ventures out on her magical broom on a quest to get her favourite candy. What unfolds involves her getting entangled with several world threatening terrors which she must destroy. A really cool feature is the more enemies the player kills the more he can upgrade his weapon by collecting power crystals. Players can also charge their weapon for special attacks and enlist the aid of Silk, Cotton’s magical fairy friend who can form up in different “option” configurations..

 

Visual/Audio/Gameplay Features

  1. Remastered with hand-drawn HD graphics
  2. Remixed soundtracks
  3. Comes with Cotton: Fantastic Night Dreams in the X6800 original mode
  4. + 2 more game modes Arrange mode features 16:9 screens, redesigned graphics and characters. Score attack mode: the player competes for scores online within a limited time (2 minute and 5 minute modes can be selected).

 

Storming the castle!

 

Nintendo Life (Import)

Of all the “cute ’em ups” out there, it remains one of the best……………. 8/10 GREAT

M! Maniac (Import)

The gameplay is as precise as it is powerful, the shots have a lot of bang and the levels are interestingly designed. And the X68000 version is not just a nice bonus, but a completely independent game with its own challenge and different systems – a great package for every shooter fan!

Successful shooter package: Enjoy an action classic in its best home version and a great reinterpretation.  81%/100

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Cotton Reboot! really does define what is best about the cute ’em, shoot ’em up genre and offers a whole lot more in what is a really magical and enchanting, atmospheric experience.

For more information, visit https://cotton.inin.games/.

 

Limited Edition with Special Offerings

In addition to the physical and digital retail versions, there are three premium limited editions available, exclusively in the Strictly Limited Games Partner Shop.

  1. The Limited Edition comes with a manual and is available for €39.99 and limited to 3.000 copies for Nintendo Switch and 1.500 copies for PlayStation 4 worldwide.
  2. The Collector’s Edition is available for €79.99, limited to 2.000 copies for Nintendo Switch and 1.000 copies for PlayStation 4 worldwide and includes a tea set, the original & remastered soundtrack, an art book, shikishi and more.
  3. The Deluxe X68000 Collector’s Edition is already SOLD OUT due to huge demand.

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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 “Bubble Bobble 4 Friends”, “CrossCode”, “Darius Cozmic Collection”, Slaps and Beans” and “The Ninja Saviors – Return of the Warriors”. 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  http://inin.games.

 

About BEEP

BEEP is a Japanese retro game store located in Akihabara, one of the country’s most famous electronics districts, selling retro games from home and abroad. BEEP is utilising its knowledge and expertise of retro games to expand its business activities into video game publishing, beginning with Cotton Reboot!

About Strictly Limited Games 

Strictly Limited Games is a German publisher based near Stuttgart, specialized in releasing a  curated selection of digital download-only games in exclusive collectable 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

Vic
Editor / Writer / Producer For Drop the Spotlight