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Week of January 8th, 2023 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: Jan 12

SAMMY THE SOCK!

STEAM PAGE COMING SOON! 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 8th

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Bullets Per Minute distributed through Limited Run Games

  • Limited Run Games Exclusive Cover ($39.99) Link

  • Amazon Exclusive Cover ($39.99) Link

Pre-Orders for the LRG exclusive cover close on Sunday, January 8th at 11:59 PM EST. This is a Distributed Title and not part of LRG's Numbered Line. The Amazon exclusive cover will remain available for pre-order on Amazon at this time.

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime distributed through Limited Run Games

  • Limited Run Games Exclusive Cover ($29.99) Link

  • Retail Exclusive Cover ($29.99) Link

Pre-Orders for the LRG exclusive cover close on Sunday, January 8th at 11:59 PM EST. This is a Distributed Title and not part of LRG's Numbered Line. The Retail exclusive cover will remain available for pre-order on Amazon and Big Box Retailers at this time.


Tuesday, January 10th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Blossom Tales II distributed by Limited Run Games

Open Pre-Orders begin at 12 PM EST and close on Sunday, February 12th at 11:59 PM EST. Please note that there will be an LRG exclusive cover and a retail (Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop, Target, and Walmart) exclusive cover.

The Deluxe Edition includes:

  • Physical Copy of Blossom Tales II: The Minotaur Prince for NIntendo Switch

  • Blossom Tales II: The Minotaur Prince Deluxe Edition Box

  • Blossom Tales II: The Minotaur Prince Trading Cards

  • Blossom Tales II: The Minotaur Prince Poster


Friday, January 13th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Ara Fell & Rise of the Third Power from Limited Run Games

Open Pre-Orders begin at 12 PM EST and close on Sunday, February 12th at 11:59 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Physical copy of Ara Fell & Rise of the Third Power for Nintendo Switch

  • Ara Fell & Rise of the Third Power Collector's Edition

  • Ara Fell Soundtrack Selection

  • 12" x 14" Double-Sided Cloth Map

  • Enamel Pin

(NEW RELEASE) Aviary Attorney: Definitive Edition ($31.99) Playasia

This is an Asia physical release with English support. This previously did get a JPN w/ English physical release, but now you can have a cover in English as well. To my knowledge, this is not planned for an ESRB or PEGI physical release at this time.

(NEW RELEASE) Dungeon Munchies

The Standard Edition includes:

  • Game

  • Sticker Sheet

  • Double-Sided Recipe Poster

  • Soundtrack Download Card

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Game

  • Sticker Sheet

  • Double-Sided Recipe Poster

  • Soundtrack Download Card

  • Glow-in-the-Dark Vinyl Sticker

  • Acrylic Standee

  • Notepad

  • Metallic Print

  • Linked Acrylic Charm

(NEW RELEASE) Raiden 30th Anniversary ($49.99) Amazon

This physical release includes two popular shoot ‘em ups in one awesome collection: Raiden IV x MIKADO Remix and Raiden V: Director’s Cut. This was previously made available through Limited Run Games' Distro Line via their website and we have added some leftover stock on our Amazon Storefront.

(NEW RELEASE) Super Retro Platformer Collection ($34.99) Playasia

This is an Asia physical release with English support. To my knowledge, this is not planned for an ESRB or PEGI physical release at this time.

(NEW RELEASE) Various Daylife ($42.99) Playasia

This is an Asia physical release with English support. To my knowledge, this is not planned for an ESRB or PEGI physical release at this time.

Saturday, January 14th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Infinite - Beyond the Mind from Strictly Limited Games

  • Tanya Cover Edition ($29.99) Link - Limited to 1,500 Copies

  • Olga Cover Edition ($29.99) Link - Limited to 1,500 Copies

Pre-Orders will be offered in two batches: Saturday, January 14th at 6 PM EST and Sunday, January 15th at 12 PM EST.


Tanya Cover

Olga Cover


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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