Publisher Rainmaker Production and developer M2 have revealed that is SNES classic shoot-em-up, Assault Suits Valken, is coming to back as ‘Assault Suits Valken Declassified’ for the Nintendo Switch. The game is scheduled to launch in Spring 2023.

Take a look at what’s included in this new release:

The original Assault Suits Valken was censored and edited for its international release as Cybernator. This new Declassified version finally offers the original Assault Suits Valken officially translated into English for the first time.

In addition, a recreation of the original 80-page Japanese guidebook has been translated into English and included in this release, of which 40 pages cover the game’s backstory.

Following that, this Declassified release offers new artwork from the game’s character designer Satoshi Urushihara and never before seen production artwork.

The original and arranged soundtracks are also available to play in the game’s music player, along with a new interview with Satoshi Nakai about the original game’s mecha design.


  • Save and Load states
  • Replay recording and playback
  • New “Retro Color” screen filters
  • Unlockable cheats
  • Super Playthrough (No Death/Good Ending)

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