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Week of July 25th, 2021 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: Aug 26

SUPER BLOOD HOCKEY RETRO UPGRADE - NOW SHIPPING!

Limited Quantities Available! Grab your bundle of physical goodies here.


What is this Retro Upgrade you ask? Let me explain! First and foremost, you DO NOT need to rebuy the game! For the low price of $19.95 + shipping, we're offering a way to enhance your current copy of Super Blood Hockey. Included in this Retro Upgrade are the following items:

  • NES-Inspired Retro Box

  • Exclusive Mini-Prequel Comic drawn by Shawn Daley

  • OST CD with Unreleased Tracks

SHIPPING NOW! SUPER BLOOD HOCKEY & PIGEON DEV GAMES COLLECTION (PREMIUM & RETRO EDITION)

You read that right! Super Blood Hockey and Pigeon Dev Games Collection Premium Edition are now shipping everywhere! Grab your copies here.

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

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


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New Releases/New Preorders


Sunday, July 25th

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) The TakeOver from Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($34.99) Link

  • Collector's ($54.99) Link

Pre-orders close at 11:59 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • CE Box with Full Wrap-Around Art

  • Game

  • Original Soundtrack

  • Reversible 18" x 24" Poster


Tuesday, July 27th

(NEW RELEASE) Battle Axe ($39.99) Amazon

This is the same release that Limited Run Games offered through their Distribution Program on their site. It's now available on Amazon.

(NEW RELEASE) Dariusburst: Another Chronicle EX+ ($39.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Great Ace Attorney Chronicles ($39.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) NEO: The World Ends with You ($59.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Samurai Warriors 5

The PEGI Treasure Box includes:

  • Samurai Warriors 5 Base Game

  • Cloth Poster (B2 Size)

  • Original Soundtrack CD (2Disc)

  • Character Artbook

  • Postcard Set (All Main Characters, w/ Display Case)

The PEGI Collector's Edition includes:

  • Mini Acrylic Stand Set (All Main Characters)

  • Samurai Warriors 5 Base Game

  • Cloth Poster (B2 Size)

  • Original Soundtrack CD (2Disc)

  • Character Artbook

  • Postcard Set (All Main Characters, w/ Display Case)

(NEW RELEASE) Urban Trial Tricky ($14.99) Amazon

This is a fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge).

(NEW RELEASE) Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles

This is a re-release with new cover art. What's odd is that on Playasia, it already released (I can confirm as it shipped to me), but U.S. retailers aren't getting it until now.

The New Signature Edition includes:

  • Region free copy of Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles on Nintendo Switch.

  • Numbered art print featuring the dev's signatures.

  • Two Exclusive Yonder and Groffle enamel pins.

  • A super-cute enamel cat keychain.

  • Original companion art book detailing the game's development.

Wednesday, July 28th

(NEW RELEASE) G.I. Joe Operation Blackout - Gold Edition ($29.99) GameStop Exclusive

This is a GameStop exclusive release. This is unclear if the additional content is on the cartridge or codes in the box. There is new cover art compared to the original retail release.


The Gold Edition includes:

  • Duke and Cobra skins based on the 80’s show

  • 12 Weapon Skins -Cobra Gold and Joe Chrome

  • 70 Page Digital art book with concept art, storyboards, model renders, and other works and commentary from the team.

  • Soundtrack with 21 full length music tracks from the game plus 9 bonus tracks from the 80’s show.

  • NEWLY ADDED movie character Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow skins from the upcoming movie Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins.


Thursday, July 29th

(NEW RELEASE) Blaster Master Zero Trilogy: MetaFight Chronicle

Both the JPN and Asia version support English.

  • JPN Standard (~$48.68) Amazon Japan

  • JPN Standard w/ A4 Folder Pre-Order Bonus (~$59.50) Amazon Japan

  • JPN Standard ($58.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

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

  • JPN Limited Edition (~$80.42) Amazon Japan

  • JPN Limited Edition w/ A4 Folder Pre-Order Bonus (~$89.35) Amazon Japan

  • JPN Limited Edition (Sold Out) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • Asia Limited Edition (Sold Out) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Switch Game: Blaster Master Zero Trilogy: MetaFight Chronicle

  • Collector's Box

  • Artbook

  • Soundtrack CD

A4 Folder Amazon Japan Pre-Order Bonus

(NEW RELEASE) Great Ace Attorney Chronicles - Turnabout Collection

This JPN physical release does support English.

  • Amazon Japan (~$83.04) Link

  • Playasia ($71.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

It contains:

  • Great Ace Attorney

  • Phoenix Wright Trilogy

  • Exclusive slipcase holding both cases

(2ND CHANCE PRE-ORDER) Ori Collector's Edition ($149.99) from iam8bit

Back by popular demand, iam8bit is putting up a new batch of the CE for pre-order at 12 PM EST. They did confirm this is an open pre-order, but did not advise for how long.

  • Premium “Transforming” Display Box with Glow-in-the-Dark Finish

  • Majestic Stained Glass style Art Piece

  • “The Flora & Fauna of Ori” Field Guide

  • Sketchbook Zine, featuring rarely seen production art

  • Collectible Art Card Set

  • Hard Enamel, Glow-in-the-Dark Pin

  • Digital Download Cards for Ori and the Blind Forest and Ori and the Will of the Wisps soundtracks by composer Gareth Coker

  • Physical Editions of Ori and the Will of the Wisps and Ori and the Blind Forest, featuring Exclusive, Reversible Cover Art (Region Free - Worldwide Compatibility)

(NEW RELEASE) Space Invaders Invincible Collection - Special Edition

This is a JPN physical release.

  • Amazon Japan (~$44.65) Link

  • Playasia ($51.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

Games included are:

  • Space Invaders (original version)

  • Space Invaders (Color Version)

  • Space Invaders Part 2

  • Majestic Tuelb

  • Super Space Invaders '91

  • Space Invader Extreme (steam version)

  • Space Invader Gigamax 4 SE

  • Arkanoid vs Invaders

  • Space Invader DX (1994)

  • Space Cyclone

  • Luna Rescue


Friday, July 30th

(NEW RELEASE) BU$TAFELLOWS

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Game

  • 6 x Art Cards

  • Exclusive New Sieg People Magazine

  • Scarecrow's Mixtape CD

(LAST CHANCE PRE-ORDER) Disc Room ($29.99) from Special Reserve Games

Pre-orders close at 1 PM EST. This is the same cover previously offered in their Special Reserve Edition. This release includes:

  • SWITCH CARTRIDGE Includes critical updates, patches, and DLC

  • SEQUENTIALLY NUMBERED GAME PACKAGING Numbering continues AFTER the Reserve numbering for this cover

  • REVERSIBLE JACKET ARTWORK

  • INSTRUCTION BOOKLET Inside the shrink-wrapped game packaging

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Super Meat Boy from Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($29.99) Link - Open pre-order for a limited time

  • Collector's Edition ($74.99) Link - Limited to 1,170 copies

Pre-orders open at 10 AM EST and close on Sunday, August 29th at 11:59 PM EST for the standard edition. The Collector's Edition is limited and will be offered in two batches (10 AM EST and 6 PM EST).

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Switch Limited Run #28: Super Meat Boy

  • Collector's Box

  • Meat Boy Figure produced by Fangamer

  • Meat Tray

  • 18x24 Double-Sided Poster

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Super Meat Boy Forever from Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($34.99) Link - Open pre-order for a limited time

  • Collector's Edition ($99.99) Link - Open pre-order for a limited time

Both editions are open pre-orders and go live at 10 AM EST and close on Sunday, August 29th at 11:59 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Super Meat Boy Forever Game

  • Collector's Box

  • Squishy Toy

  • Original Soundtrack

  • Enamel Pin

  • 160 Page Hardcover Art Book

  • Shadow Box

(NEW RELEASE) Tale of Synapse

This is a PEGI physical release.

  • Standard (£29.99) Amazon UK

  • Collector's Edition (£44.99) Amazon UK

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Game

  • Compendium

  • Soundtrack

  • Keychain

  • Sticker set

(LAST CHANCE PRE-ORDER) The Talos Principle ($29.99) from Special Reserve Games

Pre-orders close at 1 PM EST. This is the same cover previously offered in their Special Reserve Edition. This release includes:

  • SWITCH CARTRIDGE Includes critical updates, patches, and DLC

  • SEQUENTIALLY NUMBERED GAME PACKAGING Numbering continues AFTER the Reserve numbering for this cover

  • REVERSIBLE JACKET ARTWORK

  • INSTRUCTION BOOKLET Inside the shrink-wrapped game packaging


Saturday, July 31st

(3RD CHANCE NEW RELEASE) Razion Ex from NGDEV

  • Standard (£39.95) Link - Limited to 1,500 copies

  • Limited Edition (£54.95) Link - Limited to 1,500 copies

Sales go live at 3 PM EST.Sold as used. Condition B. 90% are still original factory sealed and new. 10% are refurbished and not sealed. We first ship the sealed ones. All units may have slight flaws like small scratches on the wrap foil or case foil. Dust, paper or fiber particles below the foil etc. Small flaws on the insert. May not be suited for "mint" collectors.

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Razion EX game for Nintendo Switch

  • Limited Edition custom cardboard box

  • Soundtrack CD

  • Manual mini booklet

  • Set of 4 postcards (included within the box)

  • Sticker sheet with 3 stickers (included within the box)

  • Numbering printed on the box


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

  • Physicality Games (Website still offering Mastiff titles, but not publishing titles under their Physicality brand) - Main Website

  • Warned Collectors (Never published a game, but stole people's money) - Main Website


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