Taito’s “Space Seeker” Joins the Arcade Archives on Switch, PS4

Game publisher Hamster has announced that sci-fi shooter Space Seeker is now available on PS4 and Nintendo Switch as part of the digital Arcade Archives series.

Originally released in arcades by Taito in 1981, Space Seeker is also available as part of the Taito Milestones collection, which we reviewed here.

Space Seeker is a bizarre blend of three games in one, a world map where you must engage with a target without being shot down, a cockpit space shooter (when you engage with enemy fighters), and a side-scrolling shooter (when you engage with heavily armed bases). Once you destroy all enemies on a planet, there is a celebratory audio flourish, and you predictably move on to the next planet where the process repeats.

Like other Arcade Archives titles, players can post their high scores to the online leaderboards and change various game settings to match their own personal skill levels and taste. It is also worth noting that this Arcade Archives release was created using the Japanese ROM.

Arcade Archives Space Seeker is available today for $7.99 via PSN and the Nintendo Switch eShop.

You can check out some screenshots below, or visit the official Hamster website here for additional info.

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