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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

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:

  • Game

  • SteelBook

  • 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)

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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