Limited Run Games Makes Many Announcements

Specialist physical-focused publisher Limited Run Games held its debut E3 presentation, announcing a wide assortment of physical releases, including several RPGs. The first RPG announced was a physical release of Sidebar Games’ Golf Story, which will be available in September 2018.

The company also announced that it will be distributing a physical Switch edition of Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas, which is available to pre-order from Limited Run Games’ website. The edition is being published by FDG Entertainment and is an open-order title available to order until July 11, 2018. The first 5,000 copies will be shipped in around two weeks, with the remaining orders to be produced and shipped afterwards.

Another Switch title that Limited Run Games is releasing is Zeboyd Games’ Cosmic Star Heroine. The Switch version of the game will be released both physically and digitally in August 2018, with Limited Run Games having helped develop the Switch port.

The penultimate RPG to appear in the presentation is Ska Studio’s Salt and Sanctuary, which will be available to order physically for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita on August 24, 2018. Finally, the company announced the Dust: An Elysian Tail will be coming to Nintendo Switch both digitally and physically. The physical release date is to be confirmed, but Limited Run Games stated that the digital release is planned within the next month.

The RPGs make up just a small portion of Limited Run Games’ announcements, with the hefty list of other titles as follows:

  • Iconoclasts (PS4, Vita – Q3 2018)
  • Observer (PS4 – July 2018)
  • Layers of Fear (Switch – October 2018)
  • Thumper (PS4, Switch – July 20, 2018)
  • The House in Fata Morgana (PS4, Vita – Q1 2019)
  • 2064: Read Only Memories (Vita – June 29, 2018) (collector’s edition with VA-11 HALL-A)
  • VA-11 HALL-A (Vita – June 29, 2018) (collector’s edition with 2064: Read Only Memories)
  • Night Trap (Switch – July 2018)
  • Yooka-Laylee (Switch – August 2018)
  • Spelunky (PS4, Vita – TBA)
  • Exile’s End (PS4, Vita – Summer 2018)
  • Phanton Breaker: Battlegrounds (PS4, Vita – Summer 2018)
  • Double Switch 25th Anniversary Edition (PS4, maybe Switch – physical TBA, digital within next month)



Alex Fuller

Alex joined RPGamer in 2011 as a Previewer before moving onto Reviews, News Director, and Managing Editor. Became Acting Editor-in-Chief in 2018.

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