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Week of August 22nd, 2021 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: Aug 26

LESS THAN 70 COPIES LEFT OF SUPER BLOOD HOCKEY PREMIUM EDITION!

You read that right! We have less than 70 copies left on our website for Super Blood Hockey Premium Edition. Grab your copy here and don't miss out on my company's very first Nintendo Switch physical release!

SUPER BLOOD HOCKEY RETRO UPGRADE - NOW SHIPPING!

Limited Quantities Available! Grab your bundle of physical goodies here.


What is this Retro Upgrade you ask? Let me explain! First and foremost, you DO NOT need to rebuy the game! For the low price of $19.95 + shipping, we're offering a way to enhance your current copy of Super Blood Hockey. Included in this Retro Upgrade are the following items:

  • NES-Inspired Retro Box

  • Exclusive Mini-Prequel Comic drawn by Shawn Daley

  • OST CD with Unreleased Tracks

SHIPPING NOW! SUPER BLOOD HOCKEY & PIGEON DEV GAMES COLLECTION (PREMIUM & RETRO EDITION)

You read that right! Super Blood Hockey and Pigeon Dev Games Collection Premium Edition are now shipping everywhere! Grab your copies here.

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

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

SAVE MONEY! Too many Switch games coming out? Wish you could save some money while collecting? Well now you can!


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New Releases/New Preorders


Sunday, August 22nd

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Going Under ($34.99) distributed through Limited Run Games

Pre-orders close at 11:59 PM EST. This is a distributed title through Limited Run Games and not part of their numbered series.


Tuesday, August 24th

(NEW RELEASE) King's Bounty II

Please note that this is releasing in the U.S. on August 31st and you can pre-order the standard edition at Amazon here. According to Amazon, the standard edition will include the same DLC content as the "Day One Edition".

The Day One Edition includes:

  • Elite Guard Premium Pack

  • Armored Prince’s Shield

  • Firehand Golems (unit)

  • Flamin Eagles (unit)

  • Hounds of War Warhorse

The King Collector's Edition includes:

  • Day One Edition

  • Bonus DLCs

  • Physical content

Bonus DLCs:

  • Elite Guard Premium Pack

  • Flaming Eagles (unit)

  • Armored Princess's Shield

  • Hounds of War Warhorse

  • Firehand Golems (unit)

  • Rod of Deception

  • Frosthammer

  • Staff of Harmony

  • Tyrant's Sword

  • Armor of the Hollow (armor set)

  • Heroes & Villains Premium Pack

  • King's Watchdogs (unit)

Physical content:

  • King’s Crown: a collectible item

  • Poster: double-sided poster featuring artwork & map

  • Soundtrack: selection of in-game music

  • Artbook: hardcover Artbook

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom Collector's Edition ($79.99) distributed through Limited Run Games

Pre-order goes up at 12 PM EST and is limited to 4,900 copies. The CE includes:

  • Monster Boy physical game on Nintendo Switch with updated content on cartridge

  • 24 page full-color instruction booklet

  • 2 sticker sheets

  • Full world cloth map

  • 64-page booklet

  • 2 disc CD soundtrack

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Neon Abyss ($TBD) distributed through Limited Run Games (lint not available)

Pre-orders open at 12 PM EST. This is a distributed title through Limited Run Games and not part of their numbered series.


Thursday, August 26th

(NEW RELEASE) Equestrian Training (~$31.99) Shop4MegaStore

This appears to be a PEGI physical release only.

(NEW RELEASE) NEOGEO Pocket Color Selection Volume 1 ($45.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

This does support English and not only already released in Asia, but there is a PEGI and ESRB physical release coming. The games included are:

  • 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

(NEW RELEASE) Röki (~$36.75) Super Rare Games

Sales go up at 1 PM EST and is limited to 4,000 copies.

(NEW RELEASE) Summer in Mara (~$44.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

There is a PEGI physical release confirmed at this time, but not out yet. According to Amazon Japan, this should include:

  • Game

  • Soundtrack CD

  • Art Book

  • Three-Way Back BOX

  • Full Color Instructions


Friday, August 27th

(NEW RELEASE) American Fugitive ($29.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Animal Doctor (£19.99) Amazon UK

(NEW PRE-ORDER) DUSK from Limited Run Games

  • Game Only ($34.99) Link

  • Game w/ Key Chain ($44.99) Link

Pre-orders will be open pre-order and goes up at 10 AM EST and closes on Sunday, September 26th, 2021. Please note that there is a dropdown option to select the Game or Game + Key Chain.

Game + Key Chain

(NEW RELEASE) Instant Sports Paradise ($40.99) Shop4MegaStore

This post is for the PEGI physical release. This will be released in the U.S. physically on August 31st. You can pre-order it at Amazon here.

(NEW RELEASE) Metro Simulator (£19.99) Amazon UK

According to the product description, this is a fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge). This is also a PEGI only release.

(NEW RELEASE) No More Heroes 3

  • ESRB Standard ($59.99) Amazon

  • JPN Exclusive Killion Dollar Trilogy Set (Sold Out) Playasia

The JPN Killion Dollar Trilogy Edition includes:

  • Switch Game: No More Heroes 3

  • Switch Game: No More Heroes 1+2

  • Special Illustrated Box

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Quake from Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($29.99) Link

  • Deluxe ($79.99) Link

  • Ultimate ($174.99) Link

Pre-orders are open pre-orders for all three editions and begins at 10 AM SET and ends on Sunday, September 26th at 11:59 PM EST.

The Deluxe Edition includes:

  • Physical Quake game for Nintendo Switch

  • Official Nintendo Switch sized Quake SteelBook

  • 18x24" Double Sided Poster

  • Metal Quake Logo Keychain

  • Commemorative Metal Coin

  • Deluxe PC-style Big Box

The Ultimate Edition includes:

  • Quake Deluxe Edition

  • Physical Quake game for Nintendo Switch

  • Official Nintendo Switch sized Quake SteelBook

  • 18x24" Double Sided Poster

  • Metal Quake Logo Keychain

  • Commemorative Metal Coin

  • Deluxe PC-style Big Box

  • Quake Logo Shirt

  • Ring of Shadows

  • Enamel Pin

  • 3" Metal Shambler Figure

  • Motorized Rotating Quake Quad Damage Replica Statue

  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

  • Deluxe Nail Gun Ammo Outer Box

(NEW RELEASE) Star Renegades ($29.99) Amazon


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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