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Week of July 4th, 2021 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: Jul 9

PREMIUM EDITION GAMES SHIPPING UPDATES & NEW PRE-ORDERS!

Have you been following Premium Edition Games on social media? It's been a BIG week for us! Quick recap:

  • Super Blood Hockey Retro Upgrade Bundle is NOW SHIPPING!

  • Pigeon Dev Games Collection Retro Edition is NOW SHIPPING!

  • Demon's Tier+ (Premium & Retro) & A Robot Named Fight! (Premium, Retro and Deluxe) are UP FOR PRE-ORDER!!


SUPER BLOOD HOCKEY RETRO UPGRADE - NOW SHIPPING!

Limited Quantities Available! Pre-Order 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:

Series Two Pre-Orders Live Now!

A Robot Named Fight!


Premium Edition Games' Editions

  • Premium ($39.95) Link - Open Pre-Order for a Limited Time!

  • Retro ($59.95) Link - Limited to 500 copies on the website!

  • Deluxe ($99.95) Link - Limited to 500 copies on the website!

Retro Fighters' Editions

  • Premium ($39.95) - Retro Fighters (1,000 copies) & CastleMania Games (1,000 copies)

  • Retro ($59.95) - Retro Fighters (250 copies) & CastleMania Games (250 copies)

Pre-orders open at 5:00 PM ET at Premium Edition Games' website and close on Thursday, July 15th at 11:59 PM ET. The Retro Fighters' pre-orders open at 6:00 PM ET on theirs and CastleMania Games' website and close on Thursday, July 15th at 11:59 PM ET.


The Premium Edition Games' Premium Edition includes:

  • Nintendo Switch Physical Case and Game

  • Double-sided Insert

  • Full Color Manual

  • A Numbered Challenge Card where you can earn a limited Challenge Patch!

  • Preorder Window Exclusives will have a hand-drawn Full Color Glossy Slipcase by legendary artist Paul E. Niemeyer of Mortal Kombat Fame!

  • and a Bonus Premium Item!

The Premium Edition Games' Retro Edition includes:

  • All items included in the Premium Edition

  • SteelBook with spine text and beautiful artwork

  • SNES-Style Retro Box that fits the game case and Steelbook

  • A Numbered Challenge Card where you can earn a limited Challenge Patch!

The Premium Edition Games' Deluxe Edition includes:

  • All items included in the Retro and Premium Editions

  • CD Soundtrack of the game

  • Amazing Bonus Item that the Discord community will vote on!

  • Custom Sized Premium Box that everything goes in (feels like leather!)

  • A Premium Strategy Guide! (Full Color Hardcover book that is Sized the same as the Premium Box)

  • All inside a thick cardboard Premium Slipcase with custom art!

The Retro Fighters' Premium Edition includes:

  • Nintendo Switch Physical Case and Game

  • Double-sided Insert

  • Full Color Manual

  • A Numbered Challenge Card where you can earn a limited Challenge Patch!

  • ***Retro Fighters' Exclusives*** will have an exclusive slipcover design!

The Retro Fighters' Retro Edition includes:

  • All items included in the Retro Fighters' Premium Edition

  • SteelBook with spine text and beautiful artwork

  • ***Retro Fighters' Exclusive*** Retro Box that fits the game case and Steelbook

  • A Numbered Challenge Card where you can earn a limited Challenge Patch!

Demon's Tier+

  • Premium ($39.95) Link - Open Pre-Order for a Limited Time

  • Retro ($59.95) Link - Limited to 500 copies on the website!

Pre-orders open at 5:00 PM ET at Premium Edition Games' website and close on Thursday, July 15th at 11:59 PM ET.


The Premium Edition includes:

  • Nintendo Switch Physical Case and Game

  • Double-sided Insert

  • Full Color Manual

  • A Numbered Challenge Card where you can earn a limited Challenge Patch!

  • Preorder Window Exclusives will have a hand-drawn Full Color Glossy Slipcase by legendary artist Paul E. Niemeyer of Mortal Kombat Fame!

  • and a Bonus Premium Item!

The Retro Edition includes:

  • Everything listed in the Premium Edition above

  • SNES-Style Retro Box that fits the game case and all items

  • CD Soundtrack of the game

  • Oversized Character Stat Cards

  • A Numbered Challenge Card where you can earn a limited Challenge Patch!


SUNSHINE MANOR BACKERKIT PRE-ORDERS CLOSE ON JULY 15TH! 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!


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New Releases/New Preorders


Sunday, July 4th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) BROFORCE from Special Reserve Games

  • Game Only ($29.99) Link

  • Special Reserve ($49.99) Link

Both the Game Only and Special Reserve Editions are an open pre-order between July 4 - August 31. Please note that the covers are different between both versions.


The Game Only includes:

  • SWITCH CARTRIDGE Includes critical updates, patches, and DLC Packaged inside the Switch game case

  • SEQUENTIALLY NUMBERED GAME PACKAGING

  • REVERSIBLE JACKET ARTWORK

  • INSTRUCTION BOOKLET Inside the shrink-wrapped game packaging

The Special Reserve Edition includes:

  • SWITCH CARTRIDGE Includes critical updates, patches, and DLC Packaged inside the Switch game case

  • STEELBOOK® Highly collectible debossed metal case Additional inside artwork

  • SHIPS IN A SPECIAL RESERVE BOX Makes a great shelf display and protects your game!

  • SEQUENTIALLY NUMBERED

  • SHAPED METAL ART PRINT Printed on a durable metal composite

  • INSTRUCTION BOOKLET Inside the shrink-wrapped game packaging

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

This is an open pre-order between July 4 - July 30. Please note that the cover is the same that was offered when they had pre-orders for the Special Reserve edition (with extra goodies).


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

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) PixelJunk Eden 2 from Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($29.99) Link

  • Collector's ($84.99) Link

Pre-orders close on Sunday, July 4th at 11:59 ET. This is a Distributed Title and not part of their numbered run.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • PixelJunk Eden 2

  • Garden Color Chart Handbook

  • Holographic Collector's Box

  • Holographic Display Sleeve

  • Art Book

  • Complete PixelJunk Eden Series 3-disc Soundtrack

  • Lithographic Prints

  • Grimp Silk

  • Diffraction Glasses

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

This is an open pre-order between July 4 - July 30. Please note that the cover is the same that was offered when they had pre-orders for the Special Reserve edition (with extra goodies).


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


Tuesday, July 6th

(NEW RELEASE) Silver Case 2425 (The)

The Deluxe Edition includes:

  • The Silver Case 2425 for Nintendo Switch

  • Official soundtrack CD

  • The Artwork of The Silver Case 2425 Softcover Art Book

  • Collector's box

The Limited Edition includes:

  • The Silver Case 2425 for Nintendo Switch™

  • "The Artwork of The Silver Case 2425" Hardcover Art Book

  • The Silver Case 2425 Complete Soundtrack

  • Red, Blue, and Green Comic

  • The Silver Case Original Comic

  • Kill the Past x Kill the Life Poster

  • Collector's Box

(NEW RELEASE) Sisters (The): Party of the Year ($29.99) Amazon

For you collector's, there is a "special" edition with some pack-in goodies exclusive to France. You can grab that copy here.

(NEW RELEASE) Ys IX: Monstrom NOX

The Pact Edition includes:

  • Game

  • Melodies of the Macabre soundtrack sampler

  • Monstrum Memoirs mini art booklet

  • Reverse cover sheet

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Ys IX: Monstrum Nox Pact Edition for Nintendo Switch™

  • Monstrum Memoirs (Mini Art Booklet)

  • Melodies of the Macabre (1-Disc OST Sampler)

  • Reverse Coversheet

  • Chains and Chansons 1-Disc Official Soundtrack

  • Nails in the Coffin Hardcover Art Book

  • Ys IX Prequel: The Lost Sword Short Novel

  • The Crimson King Chibi Figure

  • The Monstrums of Balduq Art Card Collection

  • Balduq's Most Wanted Keychain Set

  • Monstrum Box


Thursday, July 8th

(NEW RELEASE) Aria Chronicle ($32.05)

This is a JPN physical release that supports English. The Amazon JPN product page says first printings come with a CD. I'm unsure if Playasia will also offer this.

  • Amazon Japan ($32.05) Link

  • Playasia ($39.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

(NEW RELEASE) Farmers vs. Zombies ($31.99) Shop4MegaStore

This appears to be a PEGI exclusive.

(NEW PRE-ORDER) No More Heroes 3 (CE & Deluxe) from Pix'n Love

Pre-orders open at 11 AM EST for both editions.

  • Collector's Edition (€79.99) Link - Limited to 2,000 copies

  • Deluxe Edition (€149.00) Link - Limited to 500 copies

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • The game No More Heroes III (physical edition) for Nintendo Switch™.

  • A certificate of authenticity numbered at 2000 copies.

  • A richly illustrated 96-page artbook on the No More Heroes and Travis Strikes Again trilogy.

  • Four lithographs.

  • An exclusive cardboard sleeve.

The Deluxe Edition includes:

  • The game No More Heroes III (physical edition) for Nintendo Switch™.

  • A certificate of authenticity signed by SUDA51 and numbered at 500 copies.

  • An exclusive vinyl featuring a selection of tracks from No More Heroes III.

  • A richly illustrated 96-page artbook on the No More Heroes trilogy and Travis Strikes Again games.

  • Four lithographs.

  • A large format Deluxe box (12 x 12 inches) with Pantone silver.


(NEW PRE-ORDER) Sir Lovelot (€29.99) Red Art Games

Pre-orders open at 11 AM EST and is limited to 2,900 copies.


Friday, July 9th

(NEW RELEASE) Beholder Complete Edition ($49.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

This appears to be a PEGI exclusive.


This includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Switch Game: Beholder Complete Edition

  • Squishy Character

  • Badge

  • Artbook

  • Soundtrack

(NEW RELEASE) Do Not Feed the Monkeys

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

  • Collector's Edition ($49.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

This appears to be a PEGI exclusive.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Switch Game: Do Not Feed The Monkeys

  • T-shirt

  • Badge

  • Artbook

(NEW RELEASE) Forestry - The Simulation (£17.95) Game Collection

This is a faxucial release (digital code in case; no cartridge). I honestly have no idea if these are actually coming out on this day as it's UIG, but we shall see!

(NEW RELEASE) Joe's Diner (£17.95) Game Collection

This is a faxucial release (digital code in case; no cartridge). I honestly have no idea if these are actually coming out on this day as it's UIG, but we shall see!

(NEW RELEASE) Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Game

  • Razewing Ratha amiibo

  • Enamel Pin

  • Sticker Pack

  • Deluxe Kit DLC Pack

(NEW RELEASE) Pineview Drive (£17.95) Game Collection

This is a faxucial release (digital code in case; no cartridge). I honestly have no idea if these are actually coming out on this day as it's UIG, but we shall see!

(NEW RELEASE) World of Simulators (£17.95) Game Collection

This is a faxucial release (digital code in case; no cartridge). I honestly have no idea if these are actually coming out on this day as it's UIG, but we shall see!


This collection includes:

  • Airport Firefighters

  • Pro Farmer

  • Firefighters

  • Pro Construction


Saturday, July 10th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Star Hunter DX & Space Moth: Lunar Edition from Strictly Limited Games

  • Regular (29.99€) Link - Limited to 2,000 copies

  • Limited Edition (49.99€) Link - Limited to 1,000 copies

This will be offered in two batches. The first batch is on Saturday at 6:00 PM EST and the second is Sunday at 12:00 PM EST.


The Limited Edition includes:

  • Special Limited Edition Box

  • Original Soundtrack

  • Arcade Pop-style reversible Manual

  • 12 double-sided Bubble Gum Cards

  • 1CC Games Button


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

Companies Possibly No Longer in Physical Publishing?


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