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Jim Power: The Lost Dimension Coming to PS4, Switch, and Retro Carts

Last Updated on June 1, 2024

1990s cult platform shooter Jim Power: The Lost Dimension is back, and this time he’s heading to PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, NES, SNES, and Sega Mega Drive/Genesis!

Rereleased coutesy of Strictly Limited Games, QUByte, and PIKO Interactive, Jim Power: The Lost Dimension puts you in control of the eponymous super spy as he challenges the evil Vaprak.

The evil alien Vaprak is threatening to destroy the earth, which is the last planet that stands between it and the entry to the 5th dimension. If Vaprak succeeds, his species will flood the galaxy and all will be lost. It is up to Jim Power to infiltrate and slay the evil. Originally released in the ‘90s Jim Power was hailed for its outstanding graphics and challenging gameplay. Now Jim is back and ready to do it all over again. 

Way back when Jim Power: The Lost Dimension was originally released, there was supposed to be a version for the Sega Genesis. This was axed at the last minute, but if you buy the game on Nintendo Switch or PS4, you’ll get that lost version thrown in. In addition, a new NES version, developed by PIKO Interactive, is also included in the bundle. The result: enjoy this retro shooter on Sega Genesis/Mega Drive and NES for the first time!

Pre-orders for Jim Power: The Lost Dimension commence on Sunday, May 29th, at 12 AM CET (midnight), only at Strictly Limited Games. The Nintendo Switch and PS4 releases feature:

  • Single player side-scrolling action

  • Newly developed NES® version 

  • First time officially released Genesis version 

  • Stellar pixel graphics and classic ‘90s gaming goodness 

  • Soundtrack by video game music legend Chris Huelsbeck 

  • Several unique stages 

  • Run & Gun, Jetpack and Shoot ‘em Up levels

  • 16 Bit and an 8 Bit gameplay 

  • 4 screen filters and 3 screen types 

Strictly Limited Editions of Jim Power: The Lost Dimension 

Unsurprisingly, Strictly Limited Games has some special editions of Jim Power: The Lost Dimension up its sleeve. Two unique limited editions for modern consoles are available to pre-order from the same date.

The Limited Edition is limited to 2,000 copies for Nintendo Switch and 1,000  for PS4, at a price of 29.99€/34,99$, including a colorful game manual.

Meanwhile, the Special Limited Edition is limited to 1,000 copies for Nintendo Switch and 500 for PS4, for 49.99€/54,99$, including lots of additional collectibles: 

  • Special Limited Edition Box

  • Reversible Cover 

  • Original Soundtrack on 2 CDs 

  • Anaglyphic 3D Glasses

  • Double-sided Artwork Poster (A3 / 42 x 29,7 cm)

  • Jim Power Replica Flyer ( A5 / 21 x 14,8 cm)

  • Lenticular Card (A6 / 14,8 x 10,5 cm)

  • Sticker

  • Colorful Game Manual

Retro Editions of Jim Power: The Lost Dimension 

As if that wasn’t enough, retro editions of Jim Power: The Lost Dimension will also be available. These are very limited editions:

  • Cartridge compatible with SNES® including the game based on the digital, enhanced re-release of the SNES® version. Limited to 149 PAL and 222 NTSC versions.

  • Cartridge compatible with NES® with the newly developed version of Jim Power! Limited to 333 units. 

  • Cartridge compatible with SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive coming with the never officially released Genesis version of Jim Power! Limited to 333 units.

SNES, NES, and Genesis/Mega Drive versions will be available for 49.99€ / $54.99. 

If you want the ultimate Jim Power retro experience, a  highly limited special edition (33 PAL and 66 NTSC copies) Jim Power Bundle including all three retro cartridges as well as an exclusive soundtrack, an art card and a poster will cost 149.99€ / $154.99. 

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