Week of August 8th, 2021 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders
Updated: Sep 11, 2021
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.
Super Blood Hockey - Shipping Now
Pigeon Dev Games Collection (Premium) - Shipping Now
Pigeon Dev Games Collection (Retro) - Shipping Now
Pigeon Dev Games Collection (Deluxe) - Shipping in July
“Retro Edition” (1,000 available), priced at $59.95 plus shipping, includes:
“Deluxe Edition” (1,000 available), priced at $99.95 plus shipping, includes:
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New Releases/New Preorders
Tuesday, August 10th
(NEW PRE-ORDER) Huntdown Collector's Edition ($TBD) distributed through Limited Run Games
Please note that there will be a standard retail edition available in the US and UK.
The Collector's Edition includes:
Huntdown physical game for the Nintendo Switch
Collector's Box with sleeve
John Sawyer action figure
Three button pins
Four embroidered gang patches
A 50+ page art book
The soundtrack on cassette
A reversible 18"x24" poster
(NEW RELEASE) Ninja Saviors: Return of the Warriors ($34.99) Amazon
This did release previously, but from what I can tell, the packaging now references ININ Games on the front. I'm unsure if there will be any other differences.
(NEW RELEASE) Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid - Super Edition ($49.99) Amazon
While I'm not yet sure if the additional content will be a digital code inside the case to redeem or if it'll be added to the cartridge, here is everything you'll be getting:
23 Rangers & Villains Across Generations
All characters from the Collector’s Edition, Seasons One, Two, Three and seven skins; Story and combat voiceovers are authentically performed by some of the members of the original Power Rangers cast
All-New Street Fighter Pack: The latest addition to Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid introduces Street Fighter characters Ryu as the Crimson Hawk Ranger and Chun-Li as the Blue Phoenix Ranger, as well as exclusive skins
(NEW RELEASE) Shadowverse: Champion's Battle ($49.99) Amazon
Thursday, August 12th
(NEW RELEASE) Foreclosed ($29.99) Amazon
Friday, August 13th
(NEW PRE-ORDER) Double Dragon & Kunio-Kun Retro Brawler Bundle from Limited Run Games
Open pre-orders for both editions begin at 10 AM EST and close on Sunday, September 12th at 11:59 PM EST. We're proud to present you this compilation of 18 titles from the Double Dragon and Kunio-kun series. Among the 15 Kunio-kun titles, 11 of these had not been released in North America yet! All the in-game text has been translated in English.
Choose between playing the "original version" or the "quality up version", where the mechanics and the game commands have been improved!
*Some games feature the "original version" only.
Moreover, online features, avatars, screen and sound options have been added. You can play by yourself, or go wild playing with friends, family or any online player!
・DOUBLE DRAGON Ⅱ
・DOUBLE DRAGON Ⅲ
・Super Dodge Ball
・River City Ransom
・Crash'n the Boys Street Challenge
Classic Titles (unreleased in North America)
・Nekketsu Renegade Kunio-kun
・Nekketsu High School Dodgeball Club
・Downtown Nekketsu Story
・Nekketsu High School Dodgeball Club - Soccer Story
・Downtown Nekketsu March Super-Awesome Field Day!
・Downtown Special Kunio-kun's Historical Period Drama!
・Go-Go! Nekketsu Hockey Club Slip-and-Slide Madness
・Surprise! Nekketsu New Records! The Distant Gold Medal
・Nekketsu Fighting Legend
・Kunio-kun's Nekketsu Soccer League
・Nekketsu! Street Basketball All-Out Dunk Heroes
The Classic Edition includes:
Switch Limited Run #115: Double Dragon Kunio-Kun Retro Brawler Bundle
Original Soundtrack on a Mini CD, All in a Retro Cartridge Sleeve
Retro Dust Sleeve
(NEW RELEASE) Paw Patrol the Movie: Adventure City Calls
Standard ($39.99) Amazon
Target Exclusive w/ Digital Activity Sheets inside Case ($39.99) Target
Walmart Exclusive w/ Stickers included inside Case ($33.88) Walmart
(NEW RELEASE) Spinch ($39.99) Best Buy
This is the retail edition from iam8bit. You can still purchase the iam8bit website version here.
(NEW RELEASE) Witch Spring 3 [Re: Fine]: The Story of Eirudy ($39.99) Amazon
You can also pre-order the Strictly Limited Edition Games variant cover and exclusive CE here.
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
Aspyr - Main Website
(Closing Down on 8/31) 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
Flyhigh - Main Website
Forever Limited - Main Website
Funbox Media - Main Website - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"
Funstock (same link as Rice Digital) - Main Website
GameFairy - Main Website
Idea Factory - Main Website
Koei Tecmo EU - Main Website
Maximum Games - Main Website
NGDEV - Main Website
Nicalis - Main Website
NISA - Main Website
Numskull Games - Main Website
Omake Games - Main Website
Pix'n Love - 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 (same link as Funstock) - Main Website
Signature Edition Games - Main Website
Skybound - Main Website
Special Reserve Games - Main Website
Super Rare Games - Main Website
Thunderful Games - Main Website
Ultra Collectors - Main Website
VBlank - Main Website
VGNYSoft - Main Website
Video Games Plus - Main Website
Wired Production - Main Website
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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