Week of January 1st, 2023 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders
SAMMY THE SOCK!
I am so incredibly proud of Mrs. Switchmania and all her hard work as she brought Sammy the Sock to life! Whether you are a fan of children's rhyming books, have a young one who's ready for an adventure, or just looking for an amazing gift, Sammy the Sock is for you. Grab your softcover or hardcover copy here!
Also, we're making a game! Here's our first teaser trailer to introduce you to Sammy the Sock: A Picturebook Adventure!
ROWAN'S CUSTOM INSTRUCTION BOOKLETS!
Do you wish your 1st Party Nintendo Switch games included an instruction booklet? Then you're in luck because my friend Rowan is here to save the day! Make sure to visit his website here to grab all the instruction booklets he's created as well as follow him to be kept up to date on future releases.
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PRE-ORDERS & NEW RELEASES
Sunday, January 1st
(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Humongous Collection distributed through Limited Run Games
Game Only ($59.99) Limited Run Games
Game Only ($59.99) Amazon
Game w/ CD Add-On ($74.99) Limited Run Games
Pre-Orders close on Sunday, January 1st at 11:59 PM EST over at Limited Run Games, but will remain open at this time on Amazon. Please note that this is a Distributed Title and not part of LRG's Numbered Run. This collection includes the following SIX games:
Pajama Sam: No Need to Hide When It's Dark Outside
Pajama Sam 2: Thunder And Lightning Aren't So Frightening
Freddi Fish 3: The Case of the Stolen Conch Shell
Putt-Putt Saves The Zoo, Putt-Putt Travels Through Time
Spy Fox in "Dry Cereal"
(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Tempest 4000 ($34.99) from Limited Run Games
Pre-Orders close on Sunday, January 1st at 11:59 PM EST.
(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) VirtuaVerse distributed through Limited Run Games
Pre-Orders close on Sunday, January 1st at 11:59 PM EST over at Limited Run Games, but will remain open at this time on Amazon. Please note that this is a Distributed Title and not part of LRG's Numbered Run.
Monday, January 2nd
(BLOWOUT SALE) Limited Run Games' Blowout sale.
The event kicks off on January 2nd, 2023 at 12pm ET and lasts 24 hours. You’ll have one whole day to get that second chance at some of the hottest leftover Limited Run games that we could dig up! But you’ll want to be on time; these leftovers are extremely limited in quantity and will go fast. Learn more here.
Thursday, January 5th
(NEW RELEASE) Aviary Attorney: Definitive Edition ($31.99) Playasia
This previously released in Japan with English support, but now the Asia w/ English version (with English packaging) is coming out.
(NEW RELEASE) Source of Madness from Super Rare Games
Game Only ($36.16) Link - Limited to 4,000 Copies
Game + SteelBook Bundle ($51.23) Link - Limited to 2,000 Copies
Sales open up at 1 PM EST.
The Game + SteelBook Bundle includes:
Slipcover to house both the Game and SteelBook
Friday, January 6th
(NEW RELEASE) Ion Fury ($29.99) Amazon
This title was previously made available through Limited Run Games' Distribution Line via their website. This is the same edition that was sold there, but now on 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)
1Print Games - Main Website
Arc System Works - Main Website
Aspyr - Main Website
eastasiasoft - Main Website - Save 5% with code "POLANJP"
Fangamer - Main Website
First Press Games - Main Website
Flyhigh - Main Website
Forever Limited - Main Website
Funbox Media - Main Website - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"
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
Playasia - Main Website
Red Art Games - Main Website
Rice Digital (same link as Funstock) - Main Website
Serenity Forge - Main Website
Signature Edition Games - Main Website
Skybound - Main Website
Special Reserve Games - Main Website
Super Rare Games - Main Website
SUPERDELUXE Games - Main Website
Tesura Games - Main Website
Thunderful Games - Main Website
VBlank - Main Website
VGNYSoft - Main Website
Video Games Plus - Main Website
Wired Production - Main Website
Companies No Longer in Physical Publishing
B-SIDE Games (Closed Shop on 8/31) - Main Website
Dispatch Games (Published a few games, but then never shipped out the next wave of pre-orders. Currently, they've put out a message on Twitter saying they are still producing, but I'm leaving it here for now) - Main Website
Physicality Games (Website still offering Mastiff titles, but not publishing titles under their Physicality brand) - Website no longer active
Ultra Collectors (Liquidated their remaining inventory and do not plan to continue physical publishing) - Main Website
Warned Collectors (Never published a game, but stole people's money) - Main Website
That's it for this week! What are you getting? Comment on Twitter and tag @JPSWITCHMANIA!
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