Week of August 16th, 2020 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Preorders
Updated: Aug 17, 2020
BIG NEWS! Jeffrey, Barry and I started a Nintendo Switch physical publishing company! Enter: Premium Edition Games! Our first release, Super Blood Hockey, is available to pre-order right now!
Super Blood Hockey ($39.95) from Premium Edition Games (hey...that's me!)
Our first release is an open-preorder that will be active until Tuesday, September 22nd at 11:59 PM ET. Included are the following:
Nintendo Switch Physical Case and Game
Full Color Manual
A "Special" Trading Card
A Logo Sticker
First Prints of the game will have a hand-drawn Full Color Glossy Slipcase by legendary artist Paul E. Niemeyer of Mortal Kombat Fame!
If you haven't yet, make sure to watch our Direct below and then head on over to our site here to pre-order our first game...Super Blood Hockey!
SAVE MONEY! Too many Switch games coming out? Wish you could save some money while collecting? Well now you can! Save 5% at Playasia and Funbox when you use checkout code SWITCHMANIA.
THE SWITCH COLLECTOR VOLUME ONE! That's right! You can purchase Volume One (Year One) right now....right here.
GIVEAWAY #1: Want to win an autographed copy of Snooker 19 or 1 of 3 eShop codes? Enter here and ends 8/16.
GIVEAWAY #2: Want to win a copy of Cat Quest 1/2 Pawsome Pack for the PS4 or Switch along with exclusive pins? Enter here and ends 8/16.
GIVEAWAY #3: Want to win 1 of 2 copies of Shadow Bug (Regular Edition) from First Press Games? Enter here and ends 8/23.
PLAYCAST! Jeffrey, Barry and I talk about the game of the week, our latest pick-ups, The Switch Collector, and more! Check us out here.
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New Releases/New Preorders
Tuesday, August 18th
Ikaruga ($59.99) Nicalis
This is releasing on October 27th. Included are the following:
Exclusive Metal Earth steel model kit of the Ikaruga ship (assembly required, recommended for ages 14+)
Five-color instruction manual on heavy stock
Premium foil "Warning" sticker
Sturdy outer box with metallic gold accents
Hypergun Store exclusive bonus added to the Limited Edition package
Tuesday, August 18th
Among the Sleep ($29.99) Limited Run Games
Pre-orders open at 12:00 PM ET and will close on September 15th. This is a Distributed Title and not part of their numbered run.
My Universe: My Baby ($29.99) Amazon
Thursday, August 20th
This will support English and it's crabs that fight....buy it, haha! Also, please note that it's not guaranteed that the Playasia version will include the CD as they themselves were not able to confirm.
Game ($39.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"
Game w/ CD (~$33): Amazon Japan
Game w/ CD & Hologram Badge Set (~41): Amazon Japan
Pawarami: Definitive Edition from eastasiasoft
Read our review here.
Regular ($29.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"
Limited ($34.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"
Pre-orders open at 11:00 AM ET. Regular Edition is open pre-order and Limited Edition is limited to 2,000 copies.
Included in the LE are the following:
Game (region free)
Original Soundtrack CD
Friday, August 21st
Aokana: Four Rhythms Across the Blue Limited Edition
Please note that the Limited Edition is the only version of this game.
ESRB/US ($49.99) Amazon
PEGI/UK ($40.79) Shop4MegaStore
This will include:
(LAST DAY) CARRION ($39.99) Special Reserve Games
The Special Reserve Games edition will include the following content and preorders end at 1 PM ET.
SEQUENTIALLY NUMBERED GAME PACKAGING
REVERSIBLE JACKET ARTWORK
SHIPS IN A SPECIAL RESERVE BOX Makes a great shelf display and protects your game!
40 PAGE INSTRUCTION BOOKLET Inside the shrink-wrapped game packaging
5” x 7” SPECIAL RESERVE ART PRINT 4mm thick metal composite Game art for your walls Actual size is 5" x 6.625"
As a thank you, customers will receive a complimentary download code for CARRION on the Nintendo USA eShop.
Collar x Malice Unlimited ($47.69) Shop4MegaStore
This is the PEGI/UK physical release. The ESRB/US physical released on August 13th and was offered in a Standard or Limited Edition.
(LAST DAY) GRIS ($29.99) Special Reserve Games
The Special Reserve Games edition will be unnumbered and pre-orders end at 1 PM ET. This will be an open preorder. Includes the following:
PHYSICAL SWITCH CARTRIDGE Includes all critical updates and patches
REVERSIBLE JACKET ARTWORK Unnumbered packaging
28 PAGE INSTRUCTION BOOKLET Included inside the shrink-wrapped game packaging
Guns of Mercy
Please note that all the versions below have the PEGI/EU cart in the case, despite the covers themselves being different regions. The US Cover edition from VGNYSoft is not yet in stock, but will be shipping soon.
EU Cover (29,90€) Pixelheart
JPN Cover (29,90€) Pixelheart
US Cover ($34.99) VGNYSoft - Shipping Soon
Here is the EU cover.
Here is the JPN cover.
Here is the US cover.
This is for the PEGI/EU physical release. The Standard ESRB/US physical releases on August 25th and you can pre-order here.
Regular ($31.69) Shop4MegaStore
Signature Edition ($50.00) Link
The Signature Edition includes:
Region free copy of House Flipper on Nintendo Switch
Two limited edition enamel pins featuring the House Flipper logo and a Sledgehammer
Numbered collector’s certificate, printed with the developers' signatures.
A House Flipper Wrench keyring.
A customised House Flipper carpenter's flat pencil.
Sturdy “Sierra” box with foam insert.
Outer sleeve featuring alternative artwork.
Pinstripe ($30.09) Shop4MegaStore
This is a PEGI/EU physical release. There are currently no plans for a ESRB/US physical release. There is a Neversong/Pinstripe Double Pack releasing in Japan on October 22nd. You can pre-order that from Playasia here and save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA".
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)
1Print Games - Main Website
Arc System Works - Main Website
B-SIDE Games - Main Website
Dispatch Games - Main Website
eastasiasoft - Main Website - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"
Fangamer - Main Website
First Press Games - Main Website
Funbox Media - Main Website - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"
GameFairy - Main Website
iam8bit - Main Website | Best Buy Available Titles
Idea Factory - Main Website
Koei Tecmo EU - Main Website
Limited Run Games - Main Website | Best Buy Available Titles
NGDEV - Main Website
Nicalis - Main Website
NISA - Main Website
Physicality Games - Main Website
Pixelheart - Main Website
PM Studios - Main Website
Premium Edition Games - Main Website <--- That's my company!
Red Art Games - Main Website
Rice Digital - Main Website
Signature Edition Games - Main Website
Skybound - Main Website
Special Reserve Games - Main Website
Strictly Limited Games - Main Website | Partners' Available Titles
Super Rare Games - Main Website
Ultra Collectors - Main Website
VBlank - Main Website
VGNYSoft - Main Website
Wired Production - Main Website
Companies to Stay Away From (DO NOT BUY FROM!!!)
Warned Collectors - Main Website
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