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Week of June 27th, 2021 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: Jul 2

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


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New Releases/New Preorders


Sunday, June 27th

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Castlevania Anniversary Collection from Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($34.99) Link

  • Classic ($59.99) Link

  • Bloodlines ($59.99) Link

  • Ultimate ($174.99) Link

Pre-orders close on Sunday, June 27th at 11:59 ET.

The Classic Edition includes:

  • Switch Limited Run #106: Castlevania Anniversary Collection

  • Throwback NES-Style Konami Silver Box printed with Metallic Silver Ink to perfectly match your retro boxes. This box features all-new art from legendary Konami cover artist Tom duBois.

  • Removable O-Sleeve with Switch branding (box underneath will be free from branding)

  • The Switch Classic Edition box is accurately sized to NES boxes, so it will fit perfectly on the shelf with your Konami NES games.

  • Retro NES-Style Dust Sleeve sized to fit your game case.

  • Physical Soundtrack CD featuring selected tracks from the games included in the Castlevania Anniversary Collection

  • Reversible 18- by 24-inch Poster

The Bloodlines Edition includes:

  • Switch Limited Run #106: Castlevania Anniversary Collection

  • Deluxe Sega Genesis-style Plastic Clamshell Case featuring cover art with all new art from legendary Konami cover artist Tom duBois

  • Removable O-Sleeve with Switch branding (cover sheet underneath will be free from branding)

  • Physical Soundtrack CD featuring selected tracks from the games included in the Castlevania Anniversary Collection

  • Reversible 18- by 24-inch Poster

The Ultimate Edition includes:

  • Castlevania Anniversary Collection Classic Edition

  • Switch Limited Run #106: Castlevania Anniversary Collection

  • Throwback NES-Style Konami Silver Box printed with Metallic Silver Ink to perfectly match your retro boxes. This box features all-new art from legendary Konami cover artist Tom duBois.

  • Retro NES-Style Dust Sleeve sized to fit your game case.

  • Physical Soundtrack CD featuring selected tracks from the games included in the Castlevania Anniversary Collection

  • Reversible 18- by 24-inch Poster

  • Castlevania Anniversary Collection Bloodlines Edition Plastic Clamshell Case

  • Physical "The History of Castlevania: Book of the Crescent Moon" Book

  • Miniature Replica Box Collection featuring all eight games from the Castlevania Anniversary Collection

  • Three Premium Retro Box Art Prints

  • Castlevania Logo Enamel Pin

  • Official Nintendo Switch Sized SteelBook Case

  • Shadow Box featuring Tom duBois' stunning new art with button activated lights and sound.

  • Premium die-cut box allows you to showcase the shadowbox even if the game remains sealed.

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Double Dragon IV from Limited Run Games

  • Regular ($29.99) Link

  • Classic ($69.99) Link

Pre-orders close on Sunday, June 27th at 11:59 PM ET.

The Classic Edition includes:

  • Switch Limited Run #107: Double Dragon IV

  • Retro NES-style dust cover that fits over the Switch case

  • Reversible 18- x 24-inch poster

  • Game soundtrack on mini-CD in a hinged NES cartridge storage case

  • Accurate NES-sized box that stores the NES cartridge case and soundtrack

  • Billy and Jimmy PVC keychains

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Double Dragon Neon from Limited Run Games

  • Regular ($29.99) Link

  • Classic ($84.99) Link

Pre-orders close on Sunday, June 27th at 11:59 PM ET.

The Classic Edition includes:

  • Switch Limited Run #108: Double Dragon Neon

  • Retro NES-style dust cover that fits over the Switch case

  • Reversible 18- x 24-inch poster

  • Game soundtrack on mini-CD in a hinged NES cartridge storage case

  • Accurate NES-sized box that stores the NES cartridge case and soundtrack

  • Set of three menu screen cards

  • Double-sided metal coin featuring Skullmaggedon and Double Dragon emblems

  • Cassette mixtape

  • Cassette rewinder (a pencil)

  • Aluminum Dragon Kick Soda Can (empty)

  • Billy and Jimmy figurines


Tuesday, June 29th

(NEW RELEASE) Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX ($34.99) Amazon

There is also a Signature Edition exclusive Collector's Edition (PEGI Only) that you can purchase here.

(NEW RELEASE) Chicken Police: Paint it Red! ($29.99) GameStop

Although this also got a PEGI release, this is a GameStop exclusive in the U.S.

(NEW RELEASE) Destroy All Humans!

  • Standard - ESRB ($39.99) Amazon

  • DNA Collector's Edition - EU Only (£139.99) Amazon UK

  • Crypto-137 Edition - EU Only (£349.99) Amazon UK

The DNA Collector's Edition includes:

  • Game Cartridge

  • Premium Display Box

  • 23cm Crypto'n'Cow Figurine

  • Eye-Popping Anti-Stress Toy

  • Keychain

  • Six Lithographs

  • Skin Pack DLC code

The Crypto-137 Edition includes:

  • Game Cartridge

  • Premium Display Box

  • 60cm Crypto-137 figurine

  • Crypto backpack

  • Eye-Popping Anti-Stress Toy

  • Keychain

  • Six lithographs

  • Skin Pack DLC code

(NEW RELEASE) Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny for Nintendo Switch™

  • "Behind the Seams" Hardcover Art Book

  • "Defiance of Dissonance" 2-disc Soundtrack

  • "Stitched Together" Pin Set

  • "Roll Call" 28" x 40" Cloth Poster

  • Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny SteelBook®

  • Collector's Box


(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER ) Disc Room ($39.99) from Special Reserve Games

Pre-orders end on June 29th.


This includes:

  • SWITCH CARTRIDGE Includes critical updates, patches, and DLC

  • SEQUENTIALLY NUMBERED GAME PACKAGING

  • REVERSIBLE JACKET ARTWORK

  • SHIPS IN A SPECIAL RESERVE BOX Features a red box window that shows off the jacket art inside Makes a great shelf display and protects your game!

  • INSTRUCTION BOOKLET Inside the shrink-wrapped game packaging

  • DIGITAL SOUNDTRACK Will be delivered via Steam code after preorder ends

(NEW RELEASE) Dungeon of Naheulbeuk: The Amulet of Chaos - Chicken Edition ($39.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Ghostrunner ($29.99) Amazon

(NEW PRE-ORDER ) The Talos Principle ($39.99) from Special Reserve Games

Pre-orders end on June 29th.


This includes:

  • SWITCH CARTRIDGE Includes critical updates, patches, and DLC

  • SEQUENTIALLY NUMBERED GAME PACKAGING

  • REVERSIBLE JACKET ARTWORK

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

  • INSTRUCTION BOOKLET Inside the shrink-wrapped game packaging

  • DIGITAL SOUNDTRACK Will be delivered via Steam code after preorder ends


Wednesday, June 30th

(NEW RELEASE) Asterix & Obelix XXL 2 (£12.99) Amazon UK

This is a PEGI only fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge) and part of the next wave of Microids Replay line-up.

(NEW RELEASE) ATV Drift & Tricks (£12.99) The Game Collection

This is a PEGI only fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge) and part of the next wave of Microids Replay line-up.

(NEW RELEASE) Flashback (£12.99) Amazon UK

This is a PEGI only fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge) and part of the next wave of Microids Replay line-up.

(NEW RELEASE) Fort Boyard (£12.99) Amazon UK

This is a PEGI only fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge) and part of the next wave of Microids Replay line-up.

(NEW RELEASE) Last day of June ($37.49) Super Rare Games

Sales open up at 1 PM EST and will be limited to 5,000 copies.

(NEW RELEASE) Legendary Eleven ($32.99) Shop4MegaStore

(NEW RELEASE) Super Toy Cars 2 Ultimate ($32.99) Shop4MegaStore

(NEW RELEASE) Syberia 2 (£12.99) The Game Collection

This is a PEGI only fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge) and part of the next wave of Microids Replay line-up.


Friday, July 2nd

(NEW RELEASE) Red Wings: Ace of the Sky - Baron Edition ($34.99) Shop4MegaStore

This includes:

  • Exclusive Case

  • Artbook

  • Poster

(NEW PRE-ORDER) République: Anniversary Edition from Limited Run Games

  • Regular ($29.99) Link

  • Collector's ($64.99) Link - Limited to 1,675 copies

Pre-orders open on at 10 AM EST. The Regular Edition is an open pre-order until Sunday, August 1st at 11:59 PM EST. The Collector's Edition is limited to 1,675 copies.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • A copy of Switch Limited Run #111: République: Anniversary Edition

  • An unannounced Blu-ray documentary

  • République manifesto

  • Postcards

  • Premium slipcover



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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