One of the Nintendo Switch’s first indie successes, Graceful Explosion Machine, is finally receiving the Super Rare Games treatment with a physical release. This intense arcade shooter will have you blasting your way through hordes of alien enemies throughout various planets, all while listening to a heart-pumping, synth-driven soundtrack.

This physical release comes bundled with a copy of the game, a full-colour manual, interior artwork, an exclusive sticker, and three cards chosen at random from a five-card set. Pre-orders open on the Super Rare Games website from Thursday 18th June 6pm BST, with the game releasing a week later.

Check out the trailer below and a full press release after the break!

Graceful Explosion Machine finally gets a Nintendo Switch physical release next week

Super Rare Games is incredibly proud to announce their partnership with Vertex Pop to release indie hit Graceful Explosion Machine in physical form for the first time on the Nintendo Switch™.

Only 4,000 copies will be available worldwide – pre-orders for the game open on June 18th at 6pm BST (10am PT/1pm ET) for £30 (approx $31 USD/33€) – exclusively at

This is one of Super Rare’s most requested games to date, as one of the Nintendo Switch’s earliest indie successes. The Super Rare edition also includes a full colour manual, interior artwork, exclusive sticker, as well as three trading cards randomly selected from the five-card set.

About Graceful Explosion Machine

Skillfully pilot the Graceful Explosion Machine, a fighter ship armed with a ludicrously overpowered quad-weapon array!

Lost in deep space, you’ll shoot, dash and combo your way through jewel-hued uncharted planets, fighting an alien armada to find a way home.

The GEM fighter is the most advanced single pilot fighter in the galaxy, offering precise controls, nimble movement, and devastating firepower.

🚀 Beloved indie Switch hit – available in physical form for the first time!
🚀 Blisteringly intense side-scrolling arcade shooter
🚀 Devastatingly powerful quad-weapon array – four unique and dynamic weapons
🚀 Survive an alien onslaught in 30+ levels across four distinct planets
🚀 Gorgeous visuals bursting with vibrant colours, and bold geometric design
🚀 Hypnotic synthesizer-driven soundtrack
🚀 Extensive statistics and rankings encourages replayability to perfect the combo system
🚀 Compete in Score Attack mode: a finely-tuned experience for racking up big scores!

For more information about Graceful Explosion Machine please visit the website. Follow Super Rare Games on Twitter for news and updates.

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