Retail Release Announced For Retro City Rampage DX On Nintendo Switch

Retail Release Announced For Retro City Rampage DX On Nintendo Switch

Retro City Rampage is celebrating its 5th anniversary on October 9th, and to commemorate the occasion, the Nintendo Switch version of Retro City Rampage DX will be getting a Collector’s Edition retail release later this month. This release will be self-published by Vblank Entertainment and includes the cartridge, manual, soundtrack, keychain, 3D glasses, and a fully reversible cover.

Pre-orders are set to go live on Monday, October 9th at 9am PT/12pm ET at and, as mentioned previously, will ship out later this month. You can purchase the Collector’s Edition for $44.99, or the Standard Edition for $29.99.

In addition, Retro City Rampage buttons will be up for purchase, and will be the start of more Retro City Rampage and Shakedown: Hawaii merchandise that will be on its way in the future. The buttons will come as a complete set of 10 for $7.99 or a single set of 5 at $4.99.

Retro City Rampage is an open world action-adventure title that is a parody of retro games and ’80s and ’90s pop culture. It plays very similar to the pre-Grand Theft Auto 3 titles and was originally released on October 9th, 2012 for PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, and PC. Since then, it has made its way to many more platforms and most recently released on the Nintendo Switch on August 3rd, 2017.

In Retro City Rampage, you assume the role of “The Player” in the city of Theftropolis in 1985. You are hired by a major crime syndicate led by a “The Jester”. After a few years, The Player takes part in a failed bank heist, though he does run into a time-traveling telephone booth, which starts his adventure and it’s worth checking out.

Are you looking forward to picking up this physical release? Have you yet to try out this fantastic parody title in the style of early Grand Theft Auto games? Let us know below and sound off on what other digital only games you would love to have a physical release for!

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Adam has been writing about and playing video games for as long as he can remember. He is an aficionado of all things Chipotle, Disney, and Hibachi related and is the founder of Extra Life Columbus. He truly believes there is nothing better than playing games and healing kids! His favorite games include Final Fantasy VII, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Mass Effect 2, and Super Mario World.

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