LRG3 2024 event recap

Let's get physical

20 June 2024
by rawmeatcowboy 3

If you’re a fan of physical game releases, there’s no company worth paying attention to more than Limited Run Games. The publisher is cranking out physical copies of Switch and legacy platform titles left and right, and today we’ve gotten a great look at what their future lineup has to offer.

Limited Run Games has just aired LRG3 2024, and it was chock-full of Switch announcements. You can see a complete recap of all the Nintendo-related titles below, along with an official press release.

  • STAR WARS: Dark Forces Remaster getting a physical Switch release, pre-orders open tomorrow
  • Rain World is getting a physical Switch release, with details to be shared at a later date
  • Fighting Force Collection announced for Switch, due out 2025

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Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus goes physical on the Switch later this summer. This release will include all the game’s content on a single game card, instead of requiring a download as the previous release did.

  • Cosmic Fantasy Collection 2 is getting a physical Switch release
  • G.I. Joe: The Wrath of Cobra is getting a physical Switch release in 2025
  • Assault Suit Leynos 2 is getting a physical Switch release later this year
  • Gimmick! 2 comes to Switch physically in 2025
  • Penny’s Big Breakaway getting a physical Switch release in 2024
  • Hitman Blood Money— Reprisal is getting a physical Switch release Fall 2024
  • Fear Effect is getting a physical Switch release in 2025
  • Lollipop Chainsaw RePOP is getting a physical Switch release Summer 2024
  • Toxic Crusaders will see a physical Switch release in 2024
  • DoubleShake getting a physical Switch release at a later date
  • A new look at Rugrats: Adventures in Gameland has been shared.
  • Gex Trilogy is getting a physical Switch release sometime in Fall 2024
  • A new look at Shantae Advance: Risky Revolution has been shared, alongside a confirmation of a 2025 release.
  • pre-orders for the Ninja Five-O physical releases will launch on July 5th, 2024
  • A new look at Clock Tower: Rewind has been shared
  • Tomba: Special Edition pre-orders open on July 19th, 2024
  • Tomba 2: The Evil Swine Return heads to Switch in 2025
  • Bubsy in: The Purrfect Collection seeing physical/digital Switch release in 2025
  • Limited Run Games is partnering with Grasshopper for “one hell of a surprise.” Further details will be shared at a later date. That said, this is most likely a teaser for a physical release of Shadows of the Damned: Hella Remastered.

Limited Run Games, a premium publisher of physical and digital games, went live today with the LRG3 2024 Summer Showcase today, announcing over 20 games in what proved to be one of the biggest digital showcases of the year!

In what proved to be a non-stop hit parade, LRG3 2024 aimed to deliver a killer line-up of classics, many of which have been requested by fans and collectors for many years. With fan-favorite titles such as Beyond Good & Evil: 20th Anniversary Edition, Fear Effect, Lollipop Chainsaw, Busby Collection and many more, the showcase featured an incredible list of new games coming soon to modern gamers.

Limited Run also teased a partnership on social media today with Grasshopper Manufacture for a future project. More news to come at a later date.

Known for their unwavering love of physical, the following game announcements are set to arrive in physical form only:

Star Wars Dark Forces • Ninja Five-O • Lollipop Chainsaw RePOP • Rain World • Toxic Crusaders • C-Smash VRS • Hitman: Blood Money Reprisal • Beyond Good & Evil: 20th Anniversary Edition • Valis Collection III • Cosmic Fantasy Collection 2 • Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus • Jay & Silent Bob: Chronic Blunt Punch • GI Joe: The Wrath of Cobra and Penny’s Big Breakaway

The following games have been developed using Limited Run Games’ proprietary Carbon Engine, designed to offer the highest levels of authenticity. Each of the following games, will also be arriving in physical form only:

Tomba • GEX Trilogy • Shantae Advance: Risky Revolution • Clock Tower • Busby Collection and Tomba 2

Upcoming releases due to ship digitally as well as physically, which also featured in LRG3 2024 included:

Fear Effect • Fighting Force 1 & 2 • DoubleShake • Renaine and GHOST

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Comments (3)


22d ago

Lots of fun stuff! Renaine looks fun. That one is definitely on my radar.


21d ago

Mostly disappointed tbh. I'll get Shantae and Beyond Good & Evil IF it includes the original German dub.


21d ago

For a second I thought Wolfenstein: The new order was seeing a release on switch. It's weird to see it re-releasing as it already had a physical release. The switch port is really good just like Doom and Doom Eternal, but I prefer first one over the sequel (just like doom 👀). Maybe one day I'll be able play it on the couch and in bed!