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Week of April 18th, 2021 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: Apr 24

STEELBOOK TIME!

Take a look at the exclusive SteelBook only available in the Pigeon Dev Games Collection Retro and Deluxe Edition!

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You read that right! Super Blood Hockey (limited to 5,000 copies worldwide) and Pigeon Dev Games Collection Premium Edition (limited to 3,000 copies worldwide) are now shipping everywhere!


Grab your copy here:


If you've already ordered, THANK YOU! If you've shared our announcements, THANK YOU! If you have yet to order, now is definitely the time (quantities are getting limited)! I'm so excited for everyone to start their Premium Edition Games collection with us! We've got great games ahead!

Retro Edition” (1,000 available), priced at $59.95 plus shipping, includes:

Deluxe Edition” (1,000 available), priced at $99.95 plus shipping, includes:

THE SWITCH COLLECTOR VOLUME TWO is available to pre-order here.

SUNSHINE MANOR BACKERKIT! We are so honored and excited to be partnering with Fossil Games and HoundPicked for their Sunshine Manor: A Retro Horror Game. The Kickstarter has closed and the Backerkit is now open. So you can still secure your pre-orders here.


Kickstarter Exclusive Premium Edition

Kickstarter Exclusive Sunshine Edition

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New Releases/New Preorders


Thursday, April 22nd

(NEW RELEASE) Atelier Mysterious Trilogy Deluxe ($99.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

This is an Asia English physical release with all three games on one cartridge.

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Empire of Angels IV from eastasiasoft

  • Standard ($29.99) Link

  • Limited ($39.99) Link - Limited to 2,000 copies

Pre-Orders open at 11 AM ET. The Limited Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Region Free Game

  • Full Color Game Manual

  • Original Soundtrack

  • Numbered Certificate

(NEW RELEASE) Fight of Animals

The JPN and Asia version both support English.

  • JPN (~$31.41) Amazon Japan

  • JPN ($39.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • Asia English ($39.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

This is the JPN physical release cover.

This is an Asia English physical release cover.

(NEW RELEASE) MotoGP 21 ($47.79) Shop4MegaStore

This is a PEGI fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge). I have not seen an ESRB fauxical or physical version listed.

(NEW PRE-ORDER) NEOGEO Pocket Color Selection Volume 1

The 10 games included on cart are as follows:

  • SNK GALS' FIGHTERS

  • SAMURAI SHODOWN! 2

  • KING OF FIGHTERS R-2

  • THE LAST BLADE: Beyond the Destiny

  • FATAL FURY FIRST CONTACT

  • SNK VS. CAPCOM: THE MATCH OF THE MILLENNIUM

  • METAL SLUG 1ST MISSION

  • METAL SLUG 2ND MISSION

  • DARK ARMS: Beast Buster 1999

  • BIG TOURNAMENT GOLF

The Versions offered are:

  • ESRB - Limited Run Games Standard ($39.99) Link

  • ESRB - Limited Run Games Collector's ($69.99) Link

  • PEGI - Pix'N Love Standard (33,25 €) Link

  • PEGI - Pix'n Love Collector's (57,42 €) Link - Limited to 1,500 copies

  • PEGI - Pix'n Love Deluxe - Capcom (124,17 €) Link - Limited to 300 copies

  • PEGI - Pix'N Love Deluxe - SNK (124,17 €) Link - Limited to 300 copies

  • ASIA English - Standard ($47.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

The ESRB physical release is a Distributed Title through Limited Run Games. Pre-Orders open at 10 PM ET and will be an open pre-order for both editions for 4 weeks.

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Classic NEOGEO Pocket Style Packaging

  • Game

  • SteelBook

  • 18" x 24" Two-Sided Poster

  • Retrospective Book

The PEGI Version is through Pix'n Love. Here is what the Standard Edition looks like:

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • The game NEOGEO POCKET COLOR SELECTION Vol.1 (physical edition) for Nintendo Switch™ and its manual.

  • A certificate of authenticity numbered at 1500 copies.

  • A 80-page richly illustrated artbook.

  • An official NEOGEO POCKET COLOR snap case in which to store a Nintendo Switch™ and NEOGEO POCKET game.

  • Ten lithographs.

  • An exclusive cardboard sleeve.

The Deluxe Edition - Capcom Edition includes the following:

  • The game NEOGEO POCKET COLOR SELECTION Vol.1 (physical edition) for Nintendo Switch™ and its manual.

  • A certificate of authenticity numbered at 300 copies.

  • An exclusive vinyl gathering a selection of iconic audio themes from NEOGEO POCKET COLOR SELECTION Vol. 1.

  • 13 acrylic characters from the Capcom universe.

  • The acrylic replica of the NEOGEO POCKET COLOR.

  • The replica of the 10 original covers of the NEOGEO POCKET COLOR games included in the compilation.

  • A richly illustrated 80-page artbook.

  • An official NEOGEO POCKET COLOR snap case in which to store a Nintendo SwitchTM and NEOGEO POCKET game.

  • Ten lithographs.

  • An exclusive cardboard sleeve.

  • A premium box including the entire content.

The Deluxe Edition - SNK Edition includes the following:

  • The game NEOGEO POCKET COLOR SELECTION Vol.1 (physical edition) for Nintendo Switch™ and its manual.

  • A certificate of authenticity numbered at 300 copies.

  • An exclusive vinyl gathering a selection of iconic audio themes from NEOGEO POCKET COLOR SELECTION Vol. 1.

  • 13 acrylic characters from the SNK universe.

  • The acrylic replica of the NEOGEO POCKET COLOR.

  • The replica of the 10 original covers of the NEOGEO POCKET COLOR games included in the compilation.

  • A richly illustrated 80-page artbook.

  • An official NEOGEO POCKET COLOR snap case in which to store a Nintendo SwitchTM and NEOGEO POCKET game.

  • Ten lithographs.

  • An exclusive cardboard sleeve.

  • A premium box including the entire content.

The ASIA English release cover is as follows:

(NEW RELEASE) Raiden IV x Mikado Remix

This is the CERO/JPN physical release and it does support English. There will be an ESRB physical releasing coming out on 5/6/21 and you can pre-order at Amazon here.

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Switch Game: Raiden IV x Mikado Remix

  • New Arrangement BGM Soundtrack CD

  • Reprint of the Original Soundtrack CD "Raiden IV: Ultimate of Raiden"

  • Dress Up Jacket Paper Set

  • Special Box

Amazon Japan Acrylic Keychain Bonus

(NEW RELEASE) Rolling Gunner + Overpower

This is the CERO/JPN physical release and it does support English.

The Complete Edition includes:

  • Setting Materials Collection

  • Soundtrack

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Star Renegades from ININ Games and Distributed through Strictly Limited Games

This is the Strictly Limited Games' Partner Store Edition. There will be a standard retail edition made available in North America and Europe.

  • Standard w/exclusive cover (29.99€) Link - Limited to 2,500 copies

  • Collector's (49.99€) Link - Limited to 2,500 copies

The Standard Edition includes:

  • Manual

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Star Renegades with manual

  • Collector’s box with magnetic latch.

  • Artbook

  • OST

  • Modular diorama (two double-sided background plates, 6 characters, 2 bosses)

  • Reversible poster

  • 7 Character Cards

  • Sticker

(NEW RELEASE) Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World

This is the CERO/JPN physical release. There will be an ESRB physical release coming out on 5/28/21 and you can pre-order at Amazon here. You can also pre-order a Strictly Limited Games' Partner Store exclusive cover/CE here.

  • Standard (~$32.92) Amazon Japan

  • Standard w/ Amazon JPN Variant Jacket and 5 x Background Cards (~$40.24) Amazon Japan

  • Standard ($39.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • Special Pack (~$51.40) Amazon Japan

  • Special Pack w/ Amazon JPN Variant Jacket and 5 x Background Cards (~$60.46) Amazon Japan

The Special Pack Edition includes:

  • Switch Game: Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World

  • Collector’s Box

  • Artbook x 2

Below are the Amazon Japan Pre-Order Bonuses


Friday, April 23rd

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Bug Fables from Limited Run Games

  • Regular ($39.99) Link

  • Collector's ($89.99) Link

The 4 week open pre-orders on both editions begin at 10 AM ET.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • CD soundtrack

  • Vi plush

  • Enamel pins

  • Spy cards

  • Papercraft diorama

(NEW RELEASE) Chess Ultra ($19.99) Shop4MegaStore

This is a PEGI fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge). The ESRB fauxical will be $14.99 and will release on 4/27/21. You can pre-order it on Amazon here.

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Pocoyo Party (€26.99) Amazon Spain

(NEW RELEASE) Pure Pool ($19.99) Shop4MegaStore

This is a PEGI fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge). The ESRB fauxical will be $14.99 and will release on 4/27/21. You can pre-order it on Amazon here.

(NEW RELEASE) Quest of Dungeons ($33.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

(NEW RELEASE) Urban Flow ($19.99) Shop4MegaStore

This is a PEGI fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge). I have not seen an ESRB fauxical version listed.

(NEW RELEASE) Zombieland ($19.99) Shop4MegaStore

This is a PEGI fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge). I have not seen an ESRB fauxical version listed, but it did release with a true physical (cartridge) in the U.S. previously.



Limited/Indie Physical Publishers

Please note that due to the constantly changing availability and releases, I have decided to just provide links to the limited/indie publishers' sites. I encourage you all to visit their sites, see what they have, and support their continued efforts to help bring digital only games physically!


If I am missing any companies, please let me know so I can have them added.


Companies (Listed Alphabetically)

Companies No Longer in Physical Publishing

  • Physicality Games (Website still offering Mastiff titles, but not publishing titles under their Physicality brand) - Main Website

  • Warned Collectors (Never published a game, but stole people's money) - Main Website


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