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Week of March 7th, 2021 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: Mar 9

PLEASE READ: TWO MINUTES OF YOUR TIME!

Before you scroll down to see all the awesome new games coming out and/or opening up for pre-order this week, I just wanted to give a personal thank you to everyone! We are about to ship out our first two Premium Edition titles, Super Blood Hockey and Pigeon Dev Games Collection (most likely this week!). If you've already pre-ordered, THANK YOU! If you've shared our announcements, THANK YOU! If you have yet to pre-order, now is definitely the time and all the details are below.


I'm so excited for everyone to start their Premium Edition Games collection with us! We've got great games ahead!


PREMIUM EDITION GAMES UPDATES!

We are getting ready to ship out our first two Premium Edition releases, Super Blood Hockey and Pigeon Dev Games Collection. The Retro and Deluxe Editions of Pigeon Dev will ship shortly after. If you haven't yet, please don't miss out on your chance to start your Premium Edition Games collection! Links on where to buy are below.


RELEASE #1: SUPER BLOOD HOCKEY ($39.95) - Limited to 5,000 copies worldwide

RELEASE #2: PIGEON DEV GAMES COLLECTION

Limited to 5,000 copies worldwide. Pigeon Dev Games Collection consists of four titles developed by Pigeon Dev Games and published digitally by Sometimes You in a single package: Awesome Pea, Awesome Pea 2, Bucket Knight, and Explosive Jake. The collection, coming soon from Premium Edition Games, will feature high-quality, exclusive items and packaging in three versions:


Premium Edition” (3,000 available), priced at $39.95 plus shipping, includes:

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

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

THE SWITCH COLLECTOR VOLUME TWO is available to pre-order here.

SUNSHINE MANOR BACKERKIT! 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!


PLAYCAST! Jeffrey, Barry and I talk about the game of the week, our latest pick-ups, The Switch Collector, and more! Check us out here.


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New Releases/New Preorders


Tuesday, March 9th

(NEW RELEASE) Apex Legends Champion ($39.99) Amazon

This is a fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge). However, you do get the following:

  • 9 character unlocks (all Legends up to Season 7)

  • 7 Exclusive Legendary items

  • 1,000 Apex Coins

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Hero Must Die. Again through Limited Run Games

  • Regular ($39.99) Link

  • Collector's ($74.99) Link

This is a distributed release and not part of their numbered run. Open pre-orders begins at 12 PM EST and will end on Sunday, April 11th at 11:59 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Official Soundtrack

  • Official Artbook

  • Acrylic Standee

  • Hero Enamel Pin

  • Reversible Poster


Thursday, March 11th

(NEW RELEASE) Hotshot Racing ($29.99) Amazon

So what's interesting about this release is that the PEGI release is a fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge). However, from everything I've seen, the ESRB should be a physical with a cartridge!


Friday, March 12th

(NEW RELEASE) Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time ($39.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Let's Go By A Train Sightseeing Planning Early

  • Amazon Japan w/ Bonus CD (~$61.15) Link

  • Playasia ($69.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

I'm unsure if Playasia will also include the CD that Amazon Japan is offering.

(NEW PRE-ORDER) No More Heroes 1 & 2 from Limited Run Games

  • No More Heroes 1 Regular Edition ($34.99) Link

  • No More Heroes 1 Collector's Edition ($69.99) Link

  • No More Heroes 2 Regular Edition ($34.99) Link

  • No More Heroes 2 Collector's Edition ($69.99) Link

  • No More Heroes 1 & CE Santa Destroy Bundle ($139.99) Link

Pre-orders for all editions are an open pre-order beginning at 10 AM EST and end on Sunday, April 11th at 11:59 PM EST.

Please note that orders that contain both the No More Heroes and No More Heroes 2 Collector's Editions will also receive a free Santa Destroy flag replica. You will receive one flag for each pair of Collector's Editions ordered.

The No More Heroes 1 Collector's Edition includes:

  • Switch Limited Run #99: No More Heroes sealed in a standard Switch case with a full color manual and interior art.

  • Deluxe box with art that connects to the No More Heroes 2 Collector's Edition.

  • No More Heroes Original Soundtrack on physical CD.

  • Reversible 18 x 24 inch poster.

  • Exclusive behind the scenes interview and art book.

  • Official No More Heroes Nintendo Switch SteelBook case.

The No More Heroes 2 Collector's Edition includes:

  • Switch Limited Run #100: No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle sealed in a standard Switch case with a full color manual and interior art.

  • Deluxe box with art that connects to the No More Heroes Collector's Edition.

  • No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle Original Soundtrack on physical CD.

  • Reversible 18 x 24 inch poster.

  • Exclusive behind the scenes interview and art book.

  • Official No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle Nintendo Switch SteelBook case.

The No More Heroes 1 & 2 CE Santa Destroy Bundle includes:

  • Switch Limited Run #99: No More Heroes Collector's Edition

  • Switch Limited Run #100: No More Heroes 2 Collector's Edition

  • Replica Santa Destroy Flag

(NEW RELEASE) Risk: The Game of Global Domination ($21.59) Shop4MegaStore

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

(NEW RELEASE) Trivial Pursuit ($21.59) Shop4MegaStore

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

(NEW RELEASE) Wheel of Fortune ($21.59) Shop4MegaStore

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

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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