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Week of May 23rd, 2021 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: May 28

STEELBOOK TIME!

Take a look at the exclusive SteelBook only available in the Pigeon Dev Games Collection Retro and Deluxe Edition!

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

You read that right! Super Blood Hockey (limited to 5,000 copies worldwide) and Pigeon Dev Games Collection Premium Edition (limited to 3,000 copies worldwide) are now shipping everywhere!


Grab your copy here:


If you've already ordered, THANK YOU! If you've shared our announcements, THANK YOU! If you have yet to order, now is definitely the time (quantities are getting limited)! I'm so excited for everyone to start their Premium Edition Games collection with us! We've got great games ahead!

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


Sunday, May 23rd

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Bug Fables from Limited Run Games

  • Regular ($39.99) Link

  • Collector's ($89.99) Link

Pre-Orders close at 11:59 PM ET for both editions.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • CD soundtrack

  • Vi plush

  • Enamel pins

  • Spy cards

  • Papercraft diorama

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) NEOGEO Pocket Color Selection Volume 1 distributed through Limited Run Games

  • ESRB - Limited Run Games Standard ($39.99) Link

  • ESRB - Limited Run Games Collector's ($69.99) Link

Pre-Orders close at 11:59 PM ET for both editions.

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Classic NEOGEO Pocket Style Packaging

  • Game

  • SteelBook

  • 18" x 24" Two-Sided Poster

  • Retrospective Book


Tuesday, May 25th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Cursed Castilla EX Collector's Edition ($59.99) through Limited Run Games

This is for the ESRB physical release distributed through LimiteD Run Games.Please note that you can pre-order the PEGI Edition from Abylight's website here.


The ESRB physical pre-orders will be open as of 12 PM ET and close on Sunday, June 20th at 11:59 PM ET. Included in this collection are the following:

  • Cursed Castilla physical game for the Nintendo Switch

  • Reversible cover

  • Full-color game manual

  • Complete original soundtrack

  • Arcade cut-out with 3D screen

  • Revised "Making Of" book

  • Keychain

  • Sticker

(NEW RELEASE) Kaze and the Wild Masks ($29.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Maneater ($39.99) Amazon

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Neo Cab ($34.99) from 1Print Games

Scheduled to ship on June 11th. This includes:

  • Game w/ inner cover artwork

  • Feelgrid Acrylic Keychain

  • Driver's Manual

  • Numbered Authenticity Card

  • Logo Sticker

(NEW RELEASE) Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster ($49.99) Best Buy

(NEW RELEASE) Very Very Valet ($29.99) Amazon


Thursday, May 27th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Asterix & Obelix XXL Collection ($50.99) Shop4MegaStore

This includes the following three games on one cartridge:

  • Asterix & Obelix XXL: Romastered

  • Asterix & Obelix XXL 2

  • Asterix & Obelix XXL 3

(NEW RELEASE) Earth Defense Force: World Brothers ($???) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

This is the ASIA physical release that supports English. At this time, Playasia is sold out of pre-orders, so I'm not sure of the price. I will update should it become back in stock.

(NEW RELEASE) Liberated ($41.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

This is the JPN physical release that supports English. You can purchase the PEGI versions from Pixelheart and/or VGNYSoft if you'd like.

(NEW RELEASE) Oddworld Collection ($46.52) Shop4MegaStore

This is for the PEGI physical release. The ESRB physical release comes out on June 1st and you can pre-order it here. This includes the following three games on one cartridge:

  • Oddworld: New'N'Tasty - Oddworld New 'n' Tasty

  • Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee

  • Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath Oddworld

(NEW RELEASE) SaGa Frontier Remastered ($39.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

This is the ASIA physical release that supports English.



Friday, May 28th

(NEW RELEASE) 3D Arcade Fishing ($23.99) Shop4MegaStore

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

(NEW RELEASE) Crazy Chicken Shooter Edition ($25.99) Shop4MegaStore

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

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

  • Regular ($29.99) Link

  • Classic ($69.99) Link

Pre-Orders open at 10 AM ET and will be an open pre-order for both editions until 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 open at 10 AM ET and will be an open pre-order for both editions until 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

(NEW RELEASE) Horse Club Adventures

This is for the PEGI physical release. The ESRB physical release comes out on June 1st and you can pre-order it here.

(NEW RELEASE) Instant Sports Tennis ($29.21) Shop4MegaStore

This is for the PEGI physical release. The ESRB physical release comes out on June 1st and you can pre-order it here.

(NEW RELEASE) Marooners ($23.99) Shop4MegaStore

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

(NEW RELEASE) Port Royale 4 ($49.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) SHING! from Pixelheart

  • Standard (34,90€) Link

  • Limited (44,90€) Link - Releasing in June!!!

Please note that the Limited Edition will be released in June! Only the Standard Edition is coming out on May 28th, but I wanted to include both options in this post.

The Limited Edition is limited to 1,000 copies (500 available through their site above).

  • Collector's Box

  • Game

  • FuturePak with individual number engraved on it.

(NEW RELEASE) Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster Kingdom ($39.99) Amazon

This is for the ESRB physical release. This does include Monster Boy IV. Additionally, there is a Strictly Limited Games' Partner Store edition with an exclusive cover and exclusive CE. There is also a JPN physical release for this game.

(NEW RELEASE) World's End Club

The Deluxe Edition includes:

  • “Go-Getters Club Yearbook” mini art book

  • “Anthem of Friendship” digital soundtrack sampler code

  • reversible cover

The Limited Edition includes:

  • World's End Club Physical Game for Nintendo Switch™

  • "Anthem of Friendship" Complete Digital Soundtrack

  • "Go-Getters Club Yearbook" Hardcover Art Book

  • "Club Leader's Badge" Enamel Pin

  • "Endless Carousel" Acrylic Stand

  • Collector's 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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