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Strictly Limited Games and City Connection are pleased to announce a double pack presentation combining two game variant releases, a US and Japanese version respectively. Zombie Nation, where the player controls a giant levitating & disembodied samurai head “Namakubi”, along with Abarenbo Tengu, where the player controls a giant floating Tengu mask the “Great Tengu” in a classic single player shoot-em-up. This physical release for Nintendo Switch will be available as a Limited Edition and a Collector’s Edition for pre-order starting on October 10th, 2021 at 12 AM (midnight) CEST, only at Strictly Limited Games.

Originally released in Japan (1990 as Abarenbo Tengu) and US (1991 as Zombie Nation) for Famicon System / NES, this dual presentation is an all action intense and no holds barred blaster. The plot and setting takes place in 1999, when an alien meteor and evil entity known as “Darc Seed” crashes in the Nevada desert. Darc Seed then turns the people of the United States into wraiths (Abarenbo Tengu) or zombies (Zombie Nation). As either character – Tengu mask or the samurai head “Namakubi” – the player heads to the US to save the American people, fighting hordes of enemies and various bosses.

Four stages encompass the many tasks and objectives that lay ahead and they slightly differ depending on the version of the game. The player can destroy enemies and structures by shooting rapid-fire eyeballs, plus some other very unusual projectiles. Starting every level with a full life bar of eight units, it will soon decrease when hit, resulting in a real do-or-die scenario when the life bar gets to one unit. The player can, however, regenerate some of their energy by defeating enemies and structures and gain extra and more powerful weapons by rescuing hostages, thus staying alive longer to defeat the many hordes of enemies. Moreover, this release includes new quality of life additions, such as the Rewind, Quick Save, and Quick Load functions.

Dramatic music, various game modes and a cool cast enhance what is an experience not to be missed!

Get yourself an awesome Limited Edition or Collector’s Edition for pre-order at the Strictly Limited Games Shop.

Strictly Limited Games are releasing a physical Limited Edition and Collector’s Edition of Abarenbo Tengu & Zombie Nation for Nintendo Switch. Each edition can respectively be pre-ordered with or without a NES compatible retro cartridge, so there are four editions in total. Please note that the NES compatible cartridge will contain only Zombie Nation, not Abarenbo Tengu.

  • Limited Edition – Nintendo Switch for €29.99

  • Limited Edition bundle – Nintendo Switch bundle with retro cartridge, compatible with NES for €79.99 (NA and EU versions available)

  • Collector’s Edition – Nintendo Switch for €59.99

  • Collector’s Edition bundle – Nintendo Switch bundle with retro cartridge, compatible with NES for €109.99 (NA and EU versions available)

The Abarenbo Tengu & Zombie Nation Limited Edition is limited to 2,500 copies, while the Collector’s Edition is limited to 1,500 copies.

Pre-orders will kick off on Sunday the 10th of October at 12 AM (midnight) CEST.

Limited Edition Content:

  • LE Nintendo Switch game in case

  • Game manual

  • (+ optional NES compatible retro cartridge, when purchasing the bundle)