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Space Invaders: Invincible Collection - more gameplay

Space Invaders Invincible Collection is an upcoming compilation of various titles in the Space Invaders franchise, however some of those will be exclusive to the Special Edition, which will also come packed with the Space Invaders board game and an artbook featuring concept art from the series.

Check out a print ad for Space Invaders: Invincible Collection

Invading this week's Famitsu

Space Invaders: Invincible Collection is now available for the Switch in Japan. The collection packs in a ton of Space Invaders classics, all with revamped features and new gameplay mechanics. In order to spread the world on their release, Taito has snagged a full-page ad in the most recent Famitsu. Hopefully it catches the attention of Switch owners and they give these classics a shot.

Space Invaders: Invincible Collection includes multiple quality of life improvements

A more enjoyable alien invasion

We've know all about the games included in Space Invaders: Invincible Collection for awhile now, but this isn't just a collection of straightforward ports. Taito is included a number of improvements and enhancements to make sure these titles are more enjoyable than ever. Here's the extra bells and whistles the package provides.

- compete in online rankings
- special challenge mode for each title that utilizes timed mission
- change your view
- select the orientation of the screen
- quick save and load functions
- add scanlines depending on the title

Space Invaders: Invincible Collection - more gameplay

Space Invaders Invincible Collection is an upcoming compilation of various titles in the Space Invaders franchise, however some of those will be exclusive to the Special Edition, which will also come packed with the Space Invaders board game and an artbook featuring concept art from the series.

Space Invaders: Invincible Collection eShop version launching in Japan on March 26th, 2020

An eShop invasion!

Space Invaders: Invincible Collection was announced for retail release in Japan on March 26th, 2020 awhile back, but we didn't have word on the eShop version. Taito has now confirmed that fans will be able to download Space Invaders: Invincible Collection on the same day. Whether you're grabbing the game retail or digitally, you'll have to cough up 5,200 yen.

Preloading now available for 5 more games on the Japanese eShop, including Bokuhime Project

Preload 'em up

Five upcoming Switch games are now available to preload on the Japanese eShop. Check out all of the titles, their prices, release dates, and file-sizes below.

Silent World
- Releasing March 19th, 2020
-¥550
- 1.0 GB

Space Invaders Invincible Collection
- Releasing March 26, 2020
- ¥5,720
- 944 MB

Inuwashi~Urabure Tantei to Ojou-sama Keiji no Ikebukuro Jiken File~
- Releasing March 26th, 2020
- ¥1,500
- 583 MB

MEKORAMA
- Releasing March 26th, 2020
- ¥500
- 38 MB

Bokuhime PROJECT
- Releasing April 23, 2020
- ¥7,678
- 764 MB

Space Invaders: Invincible Collection debut trailer released

The invasion is underway

Months after its announcement, we finally have the first trailer for Space Invaders: Invincible Collection. As a recap, you can check out all the games included in the regular and special editions of the game below.

Standard Edition Titles (5,200 yen)

Space Invaders (1978, Arcade) – Original Version
Space Invaders (1978, Arcade) – Color Version
Space Invaders Part II (1979, Arcade)
Majestic Twelve: The Space Invaders Part IV (1990, Arcade)
Super Space Invaders ’91 (1991, Arcade) – Overseas Version of Majestic Twelve
Space Invaders Extreme (2018, PC)
Space Invaders Gigamax 4 SE (2018, Real Event) – Supports Four-Player Co-op
Arkanoid vs. Space Invaders (2017, iOS / Android)

Special Edition Titles (16,800 yen)

Space Invaders (1978, Arcade) – Original Version
Space Invaders (1978, Arcade) – Color Version
Space Invaders Part II (1979, Arcade)
Majestic Twelve: The Space Invaders Part IV (1990, Arcade)
Super Space Invaders ’91 (1991, Arcade) – Overseas Version of Majestic Twelve
Space Invaders Extreme (2018, PC)
Space Invaders Gigamax 4 SE (2018, Real Event) – Supports Four-Player Co-op
Arkanoid vs. Space Invaders (2017, iOS / Android)
Space Invaders DX (1994, Arcade)
Space Cyclone (1980, Arcade)
Lunar Rescue (1979, Arcade)

Space Invaders: Invincible Collection to include Space Invaders Gigamax

Multiplayer Space Invaders action

Taito continues to add in more titles to the Space Invaders: Invincible Collection. This time around, they've confirmed that Space Invaders Gigamax 4SE will be included. This is a 4-player Space Invaders experience that involves all players playing at once to take out a massive field of space invaders.

Amazon Japan reveals their Space Invaders: Invincible Collection Prime Day exclusive

Now that's a deal!

Amazon Japan has opened preorders for their Prime Day 2019 Space Invaders: Invincible Collection offer. This version of the game includes the game itself, a board game, artbook, drawstring pouch, five illustration cards, and a download code to redeem Space Invaders 90. That's a pretty hefty package for Amazon Prime subscribers!

Space Invaders: Invincible Collection launching in Japan on March 26th, 2020, details on standard and special editions

A slow invasion

Taito has announced that the Space Invaders: Invincible Collection will launch for Switch in Japan on March 26th, 2020. The standard edition will cost 5,200 yen, and the special edition is priced at 16,800 yen. The following games are found in both the standard and special edition.

- Space Invaders (1978, Arcade) – Black-and-White Version
- Space Invaders (1978, Arcade) – Color Version
- Space Invaders Part II (1979, Arcade)
- Super Space Invaders ’91 (also known as MJ-12 / Majestic Twelve) (1990, Arcade)
- Space Invaders Extreme (2018, PC)
- Additional titles to be announced in the future

The next wave of titles are part of the Special Edition exclusively.

- Space Invaders DX (1994, Arcade)
- Space Cyclone (1980, Arcade)
- Lunar Rescue (1979, Arcade)
- Additional titles to be announced in the future

Amazon Japan is going to sell Amazon Prime Day 2019-exclusive versions of the standard and special editions on July 15th and 16th, 2019. These will include the exclusive Space Invaders 90 as DLC.

Finally, the bonus goodies packed with the special edition includes a Space Invaders-themed board game, an official art book, a Taito-branded pouch, and five instruction cards.

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