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Week of December 13th, 2020 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Preorders

Updated: Dec 18, 2020

PIGEON DEV GAMES COLLECTION PRE-ORDERS!

Our second release is live for pre-order right now!

Limited to 5,000 copies worldwide. Pigeon Dev Games Collection consists of four titles developed by Pigeon Dev Games and published digitally by Sometimes You in a single package: Awesome Pea, Awesome Pea 2, Bucket Knight, and Explosive Jake. The collection, coming soon from Premium Edition Games, will feature high-quality, exclusive items and packaging in three versions:


Premium Edition” (3,000 available), priced at $39.95 with free shipping, includes:

  • Nintendo Switch™ Physical Case and Game

  • Double-sided Insert

  • Full Color Manual

  • A "Special Challenge" 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!

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

  • Premium Edition (everything listed in the Premium Edition)

  • Official Steelbook

  • Retro "NES" Box that will hold the Premium Edition and Steelbook

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

  • Retro Edition (everything listed in the Retro Edition)

  • Single CD Cardboard Soundtrack

  • Enamel Pin

  • NEOGEO Case w/Single Sided Insert to hold Retro Edition, CD and Pin

  • 300 Page Hardcover Book

  • Hard Cardstock Slipcase over both NEOGEO Case and Book

Super Blood Hockey ($39.95)

Included are the following:

  • Nintendo Switch Physical Case and Game

  • Double-sided Insert

  • 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!

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

THE SWITCH COLLECTOR VOLUME ONE! That's right! You can still purchase Volume One (Year One) right now....right 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

Sunday, December 13th

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Towerfall from Limited Run Games

  • Regular ($34.99) Link

  • Collector's ($69.99) Link

Pre-Orders for both the Regular and Collector's Edition close on Sunday, December 13th at 11:59 PM EST. Best Buy may be receiving a small amount of this game (Regular Edition), but with a different copy.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Limited Run #89: TowerFall (Switch)

  • 10 Archer Trading Cards

  • Acrylic Diorama Standee

  • Overworld Cloth Map

  • Reversible 18" x 24" Poster

  • Enamel Pin Set (4)



Tuesday, December 15th

Blaster Master Zero ($29.99) Best Buy Exclusive

Blaster Master Zero 2 ($29.99) Best Buy Exclusive

Five Nights at Freddy's: Help Wanted ($29.99) Amazon

You can also get a $10 eGift Card when you pre-order at Best Buy here.

Indivisible ($39.99) Amazon

Ion Fury ($29.99) Best Buy

Panzer Dragoon Remake ($39.99) Best Buy Exclusive

Redout

Please note that this came out awhile ago on Nicalis' website, along with a pack-in mini cd edition, but it appears the standard is finally hitting retail.

  • Standard ($39.99) Amazon

  • Store Exclusive w/ Mini CD ($39.99) Nicalis

Retail Cover

Nicalis Store Exclusive

Shantae and the Seven Sirens ($34.99) Best Buy Exclusive

Ys Origin ($34.99) Best Buy Exclusive


Wednesday, December 16th

Space Invaders Forever ($29.99) Amazon

This release includes the following games on cart:

  • Space Invaders Extreme

  • Space Invaders Gigamax 4 SE

  • Arkanoid vs. Space Invaders


Thursday, December 17th

Abyss of the Sacrifice

This does support English.

  • Amazon Japan (~$42.15) Link

  • Playasia ($47.99) Link - Save 5% with code SWITCHMANIA

Jump King

This does support English.

  • Amazon Japan (~$31.90) Link

  • Playasia ($35.99) Link

The Amazon Japan description states it includes a CD, but I cannot confirm if Playasia will carry the CD as well.

Tennis World Tour 2

I am including this because it has a variant cover, haha.

  • Amazon Japan (~$73.81) Link

  • Playasia ($67.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

Witch Spring 3 Re:Fine -The Story of the Marionette Witch Eirudy

Please note that both versions support English.

  • JPN Edition (~$34.43) Amazon Japan

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

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

Please note that Amazon Japan states that their Japanese version includes a Collector's Box, Game, Soundtrack CD and Concept Art Book. I cannot confirm if the Japanese version on Playasia also includes these items.


JPN Cover

ASIA English Cover

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World from Strictly Limited Games' Partner Store

Please note that there will be a standard retail edition and the listings below are the for the exclusive editions available only through Strictly Limited Games' Partner Store.

  • Regular Edition (39.99€) Link - Limited to 3,500 copies

  • Collector's Edition (99.99€) Link - Limited to 2,500 copies

  • Mega Collector's Edition (179.99€) Link - Limited to 999 copies

The Regular Edition includes:

  • Exclusive color manual

  • Reversible boxart

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World with manual.

  • Collector’s box with magnetic latch.

  • Two-sided Poster

  • Map

  • Two OSTs (Original + Remix)

  • Squishy Ball

  • Shikishi

  • Artbook

  • Arcylic Standee

  • Fridge Magnet

  • Stamper

  • Sticker

The Mega Collector's Edition includes:

  • Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World with manual.

  • 18 cm Figurine of Asha and Pepelogoo

  • Pixel Pin

  • Certificate of Authenticity

  • Mega-Drive/Genesis Style Box

  • Registration Card

  • Vinyl Sticker

  • Collector’s box with magnetic latch.

  • Two-sided Poster

  • Map

  • Two OSTs (Original + Remix)

  • Squishy Ball

  • Shikishi

  • Artbook

  • Arcylic Standee

  • Fridge Magnet

  • Stamper

  • Sticker


Friday, December 18th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics from Limited Run Games

  • Regular ($29.99) Link

  • Collector's ($79.99) Link


Pre-Orders open at 10 AM EST. The Regular Edition is an open pre-order until Sunday, January 17th at 11:59 PM EST and the Collector's Edition is limited to 1,500 copies.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance physical game for the Nintendo Switch

  • Outer Box

  • Full Color Manual

  • Interior art

  • Premium Crystal Enamel Pin

  • Sticker Sheet (7 Stickers)

  • Overworld Cloth Map

  • Adorable Fizzgig Plush

  • Branded Lithoprint


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 Publishing

Companies to Stay Away From (DO NOT BUY FROM!!!)


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