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Week of May 9th, 2021 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: May 14

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


Tuesday, May 11th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Battle Axe (ESRB Release) through Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($39.95) Link

  • Badge ($49.95) Link

This is a distributed title through Limited Run Games and not part of their numbered series. Open pre-orders begin at 10 AM ET and closes on Sunday, June 13th at 11:59 PM ET.

The Badge Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Game

  • 6 x Pin Badges


Wednesday, May 12th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Manifold Garden ($34.99) from iam8bit

This includes:

  • iam8bit Exclusive Edition

  • Intricately Detailed Pop-Up Display Art

  • Reversible Cover Art by Sasha E Head

  • Region Free - Worldwide Compatibility


Thursday, May 13th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Rise Eterna from Forever Limited

  • Unlimited (39.99 EUR) Link

  • Limited (59.99 EUR) Link

The Unlimited Edition includes:

  • Classic case: a plastic box containing a reversible cover and a game cartridge for Nintendo Switch (global).

  • Numbered certificate: a card with a unique number which gives the set an additional collector value.

  • Sticker: a unique sticker with game’s logo.

  • Sealing foil: heat shrink film protects your box with the game and extras during shipment.

  • Fun and big smile comes free of charge with every set 😉

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Collector's box: a box with a beautiful artwork from Rise Eterna, created specifically for the physical edition of the game. It includes amazing gadgets. The size of the box can be found in the specification.

  • Cardboard stand: 3D frame with an adjustable battle scene.

  • Classic case: a plastic box containing a reversible cover and a game cartridge for Nintendo Switch (global).

  • Numbered certificate: a card with a unique number which gives the set an additional collector value.

  • Soundtrack on CD: contains a selection of music from the game, to help you immerse in Rise Eterna world.

  • Cleaning cloth: an item useful to clean not only glasses, but also the screen of your console.

  • Sticker: a unique sticker with game’s logo.

  • Sealing foil: heat shrink film protects your box with the game and extras during shipment.

  • Fun and big smile comes free of charge with every set 😉


Friday, May 14th

(NEW RELEASE) Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Large Collector's Edition Box

  • Game

  • 2 Disc OST - 38 Tracks

  • 52-Page Original Japanese Artbook A4

  • 6 x Nations Postcard Collection - A6 with added note from Raita Kazama (Lead Illustrator)

  • Cloth Map 42x30cm

(NEW 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

This is an open pre-order (all editions) that begins at 10 AM ET and closes 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.

(NEW RELEASE) Horse Farm (£14.99) Funbox Media - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

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

(NEW RELEASE) Marooners (£14.99) Funbox Media - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

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

(NEW RELEASE) Subnautica + Subnautica: Below Zero ($59.99) Amazon


Saturday, May 15th

(NEW RELEASE) Razion EX from NGDEV

  • Regular (€39,95) Link

  • Limited (€54,95) Link

This will be offered in two batches:

  • 1st batch of 700 units each (Reg & Limited): May 15th at 1:00 PM ET

  • 2nd batch of 700 units each (Reg & Limited): June 5th at 1:00 PM ET

The Limited Edition (LE) comes with:

  • Razion EX game for Nintendo Switch

  • Limited Edition custom cardboard box

  • Soundtrack CD

  • Manual mini booklet

  • Set of 4 postcards

  • Sticker sheet with 3 stickers

  • 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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