The shoot ‘em up cult classic is coming in a limited release to Nintendo Switch.
The evil Vaprak is back and once again it is up to Jim Power to travel to the virtual world and slay the evil monster. Strictly Limited Games has announced the next physical limited release in partnership with QUByte and PIKO Interactive. Jim Power: The Lost Dimension is a re-release of the 90’s cult classic for PlayStation 4 (PS4) and Nintendo Switch with an experience that is true to the original spirit of the game. Additionally, collectors and fans are able to get their hands on the strictly limited retro cartridges of the game, compatible with SNES®, SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive, which was cancelled and never released, and as a newly developed version compatible with NES®!
Jim Power: The Lost Dimension will be available for Nintendo Switch, PS4 and retro cartridges, coming in Special Limited Editions, with pre-orders kicking off on Sunday, May 29th, at 12 AM CET (midnight), only at Strictly Limited Games.
About Jim Power: The Lost Dimension:
The evil alien Vaprak is threatening to destroy the earth, which is the last planet that stands between it and the entry to the 5th dimension. If Vaprak succeeds, his species will flood the galaxy and all will be lost. It is up to Jim Power to infiltrate and slay the evil. Originally released in the ‘90s Jim Power was hailed for its outstanding graphics and challenging gameplay. Now Jim is back and ready to do it all over again.
Jim Power: The Lost Dimension on Nintendo Switch and PS4 includes the NES® version of the game which has been developed from scratch by PIKO Interactive, and on top of that the SEGA Genesis version, which was supposed to be released back in the ’90s, but was cancelled last minute. Now, fans of the retro shooter can enjoy the classic Genesis version on their modern home console for the first time!
The re-release of Jim Power: The Lost Dimension for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch includes several features, that underline the spirit of the cult classic:
- Single player side-scrolling action
- Newly developed NES® version
- First time officially released Genesis version
- Stellar pixel graphics and classic ‘90s gaming goodness
- Soundtrack by video game music legend Chris Huelsbeck
- Several unique stages
- Run & Gun, Jetpack and Shoot ‘em Up levels
- 16 Bit and an 8 Bit gameplay
- 4 screen filters and 3 screen types
Strictly Limited Editions:
Strictly Limited Games is giving Jim Power the boxed legacy it deserves, with two unique limited editions for modern consoles, available for pre-order exclusively via the Strictly Limited Games online shop.
The Special Limited Edition is limited to 1,000 copies for Nintendo Switch and 500 for PS4, for 49.99€/54,99$, including lots of additional collectibles:
- Special Limited Edition Box
- Reversible Cover
- Original Soundtrack on 2 CDs
- Anaglyphic 3D Glasses
- Double-sided Artwork Poster (A3 / 42 x 29,7 cm)
- Jim Power Replica Flyer ( A5 / 21 x 14,8 cm)
- Lenticular Card (A6 / 14,8 x 10,5 cm)
- Colorful Game Manual
The retro editions of Jim Power: The Lost Dimension will be available as:
- Cartridge compatible with SNES® including the game based on the digital, enhanced re-release of the SNES® version. Limited to 149 PAL and 222 NTSC versions.
- Cartridge compatible with NES® with the newly developed version of Jim Power! Limited to 333 units.
- Cartridge compatible with SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive coming with the never officially released Genesis version of Jim Power! Limited to 333 units.
Each version will be available for 49.99€ / $54.99.
For an ultimate Jim Power retro experience, there will be a Jim Power Bundle including all three retro cartridges as well as an exclusive soundtrack, an art card and a poster! This very special edition is highly limited to 33 PAL and 66 NTSC – and available for 149.99€ / $154.99.