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Week of February 21st, 2021 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited

Updated: Feb 28

PREMIUM EDITION GAMES UPDATES!

We are getting ready to ship out our first two Premium Edition releases, Super Blood Hockey and Pigeon Dev Games Collection. The Retro and Deluxe Editions of Pigeon Dev will ship shortly after. If you haven't yet, please don't miss out on your chance to start your Premium Edition Games collection! Links on where to buy are below.


RELEASE #1: SUPER BLOOD HOCKEY ($39.95) - Limited to 5,000 copies worldwide

RELEASE #2: PIGEON DEV GAMES COLLECTION

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 plus shipping, includes:

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

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


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


Sunday, February 21st

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Speed Limit from Strictly Limited Games

  • Game (29.99€) Link - Limited to 3,300 copies

  • Game + Soundtrack Bundle (44.99€) Link - Limited to 700 copies

The second batch of pre-orders begins at 12:00 PM EST on Sunday.


Tuesday, February 23rd

(NEW RELEASE) Bibi & Tina at The Horse Farm ($29.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Persona 5 Strikers ($59.99)

  • Amazon

  • Best Buy - Includes exclusive SteelBook pre-order bonus

  • GameStop - Includes exclusive Joker pin pre-order bonux

Exclusive SteelBook Only at Best Buy

Exclusive Joker Pin Only at GameStop

(NEW RELEASE) Taxi Chaos ($29.99) Amazon


Thursday, February 25th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) The Caligula Effect 2

The Limited Edition includes:

  • The Caligula Effect 2 for Nintendo Switch™

  • "The Artwork of The Caligula Effect 2" Hardcover Art Book

  • "Regret and χ Vocal Collection" 2-Disc Soundtrack

  • "Regret and χ Vocal Collection" Digital Download + 3 Bonus Limited Edition Exclusive Tracks

  • Tatefushi Academy School Bag

  • Tatefushi Academy Student ID

  • Collector's Box

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Carto ($34.99) from iam8bit

This iam8bit release includes:

  • iam8bit Exclusive Edition w/ 9-piece Tabletop Map Tiles (two-sided + interchangeable)

  • Reversible Cover Sheet

  • Cover Art by Kuan Hung Chen

  • Region Free - Worldwide Compatibility

(NEW RELEASE) Code: Realize Wintertide Miracles

The Limited Edition includes

  • Collector's Box

  • Standard Edition of the Game

  • Set of five 1.5” metal buttons featuring new holiday chibi artwork

  • 3” acrylic keychain of Cardia in her winter costume

(NEW RELEASE) Cotton Reboot!

So this one is interesting. The JPN physical release technically does not support English as per the JPN eShop page. However, as a SHMUP, the in-game text does show some English in the screenshots. There is also an Asia release on Playasia that does state English support. Finally, Strictly Limited Games is releasing a physical release that will contain English through their Partner store. That one is coming out at a later date, but you can pre-order here.

  • ASIA English Standard Edition ($43.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • ASIA English Limited Edition ($71.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • JPN Standard Edition (~$40.94) Amazon Japan

  • JPN Standard Edition ($46.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • JPN Limited Edition (~$68.10) Amazon Japan

  • JPN Limited Edition ($91.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

According to Amazon Japan, the game includes a sticker. Unclear if that's the case with the Playasia version.

The ASIA and JPN Limited Edition includes:

  • Switch Game: Cotton Reboot

  • Limited Edition Original Case

  • Manual-style original booklet

  • Original teacup featuring illustration by Hideki Tamura

  • Original soundtrack CD (with case)

  • Rerpint of 1991 instruction card

  • Reprint of 1991 POP (point of purchase) display

  • Original instruction card

(NEW RELEASE) Darius Cozmic Revelation

This is a JPN physical release that does support English. Additionally, Strictly Limited Games is putting out a physical release through their numbered run and can be pre-ordered here.


The games included in this release are:

  • G-Darius HD

  • Darius Burst: Another Chronicle EX+

You can buy the game here:

  • Standard Edition (~$61.21) Amazon Japan

  • Standard Edition w/ Darius Audio Track II - Tiatt Version CD (~$70.93) Amazon Japan

  • Standard Edition ($64.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • Special Limited Edition (~$157.70) Amazon Japan

  • Special Limited Edition w/ Darius Audio Track II - Tiatt Version CD (~$175.23) Amazon Japan

  • Famitsu DX Special Limited Edition w/ Darius Audio Track II - Tiatt Version CD (~$216.95) Amazon Japan

The Special Limited Edition includes:

  • Switch Game: Darius Cozmic Revelation

  • Darius The Omnibus III -Kaiko- CD

  • Darius Odyssey -Cozmic Voyager- 128 page Art book

  • Dariusburst Another Chronicle Live in O-East -revolt” DVD

  • 1/12 Dariusburst Another Chronicle arcade cabinet papercraft

The Famitsu DX Special Limited Edition includes:

  • Everything in the Special Limited Edition version listed above

  • Darius Extra Version Mega Drive compatible cartridge with limited cover

(NEW RELEASE) Forward to the Sky

This is a JPN/ASIA physical release that does support English.

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

  • JPN Standard Edition (~$34.14) Amazon Japan

  • JPN Standard Edition w/ 2 x Coaster Pre-Order Exclusive (~41.72) Amazon Japan

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

  • JPN Special Edition (~$68.27) Amazon Japan

  • JPN Special Edition w/ 2 x Coasters Pre-Order Exclusive (~$83.44) Amazon Japan

  • JPN Special Edition ($86.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

The JPN Special Edition includes:

  • Switch Game: Forward to the Sky

  • Acrylic figure

  • Art book

  • Soundtrack & Theme song CD

Amazon Japan Pre-Order Bonus (2 x Coasters)

(NEW RELEASE) One Step From Eden

  • Amazon Japan (~$32.41) Link

  • Playasia ($35.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

This is a JPN physical release that does NOT support English. It was thought to, but I can confirm English has been removed from the physical release sadly.

(NEW RELEASE) Steam Prison

This is a JPN physical release that does support English text.

  • Amazon Japan (~$58.87) Link

  • Amazon Japan w/ Recorded Voice Drama (unclear if it's a digital download) Pre-Order Bonus (~$71.97) Link

  • Playasia ($66.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"


Friday, February 26th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2 from Limited Run Games

  • Regular ($29.99) Link

  • Classic ($59.99) Link

Open Pre-Orders for both the Regular and Classic Editions begins at 10 AM EST and end on Sunday, March 28th at 11:59 PM EST.

The Classic Edition includes:

  • Switch Limited Run #98: Bloodstained: Curse Of The Moon 2 for the Nintendo Switch

  • Classic Edition NES Style Box with all new art from legendary Konami cover artist, Tom duBois. Accurately sized to match the original NES box dimensions with accurate metallic silver ink to match classic Konami packaging.

  • Removable slipcover featuring Nintendo Switch branding.

  • Reversible 18" X 24" Poster.

  • Original Soundtrack on Physical CD.

  • Retro Style Dust Sleeve that fits a Nintendo Switch case.

(NEW RELEASE) Bravely Default II ($59.99)

  • Amazon

  • Best Buy - Includes exclusive placemat and coaster pre-order bonus

Best Buy Exclusive Placemat and Coaster Pre-Order Bonus

(NEW RELEASE) GORSD: Dominus Edition ($39.99) from Playasia

This is an Asia English release and includes:

  • Game w/ Reversible Cover

  • The GORSD and The Octopus Activity Sticker Book

  • The Deities and Champions Sticker Sheet

  • Digital Soundtrack Download

(NEW RELEASE) Maid of Sker ($27.99) Shop4MegaStore

Please note that this is a fauxical release (digital code in case, no cartridge).

(NEW RELEASE) Tanuki Justice (29,90€) from Pixelheart

Please note that this is limited to 20,000 copies (with 5,000 copies available directly from Pixelheart's website). Additionally, there will be an ESRB physical release through VGNYSoft coming out Q1 2021 and you can pre-order that here.

(NEW RELEASE) Theme Park Simulator

I'm not going to lie, but I have no idea if this is coming out on this day or later. I've seen a number of release dates, but since some retailers are still listing February 26th, I'll leave it here for now and update if needed.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Game

  • Amusement Park Map

  • Custom Bracelet

  • Technical Book

  • Token Tickets


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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