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Week of November 14th, 2021 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: Nov 19

PREMIUM EDITION GAMES SERIES 3 DIRECT!

Did you watch our Series 3 Direct? If so, watch it again below! If not, you're in for a treat! Take a look at what we're bringing physically in the coming months! Pre-orders open November 16th on our website. See below for details.


SAMMY THE SOCK IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR SALE!

I am so incredibly proud of Mrs. Switchmania and all her hard work as she brought Sammy the Sock to life! Whether you are a fan of children's rhyming books, have a young one who's ready for an adventure, or just looking for an amazing holiday gift, Sammy the Sock is for you. Grab your softcover or hardcover copy here!


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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Sunday, November 14th

(LAST DAY SALE) Pigeon Dev Games Collection from Premium Edition Games

Sales for all three editions below will be taken off the website as of 11:59 PM EST. Any remaining stock will be moved to convention stock for future use. Please don't miss out on our second release! It contains four amazing games on one cartridge:

  • Awesome Pea

  • Awesome Pea 2

  • Bucket Knight

  • Explosive Jake

The editions available are:

  • Standard Premium Edition ($39.95) Link

  • Retro Edition ($59.95) Link

  • Deluxe Edition ($99.95) Link

The Standard Edition includes:

  • Nintendo Switch Physical Case and Game

  • Double-sided Insert

  • Full Color Manual

  • A Challenge Trading Card which you can earn a limited patch!

  • A hand-drawn Full Color Glossy Slipcase by legendary artist Paul E. Niemeyer of Mortal Kombat Fame!

The Retro Edition includes:

  • Nintendo Switch Physical Case and Game w/ double sided insert, full color manual, & everything else in the Premium Edition.

  • Steelbook with spine text and beautiful artwork

  • Retro-Style Box that fits the game case and SteelBook

The Deluxe Edition includes:

  • Nintendo Switch Physical Case and Game w/ double sided insert, full color manual, & everything else in the Premium Edition

  • NES-Style Box & Steelbook included in the Retro Edition

  • CD Soundtrack of the game

  • Amazing Enamel Pin

  • Custom Sized Deluxe Case that everything goes in (feels like leather!)

  • and a 200-Page Hardcover Premium Strategy Guide! (A Full Color book that is Sized the same as the Premium Box)

(LAST DAY SALE) Super Blood Hockey Retro Upgrade Bundle ($19.95) from Premium Edition Games

Sales for all this upgrade bundle will be taken off the website as of 11:59 PM EST. Any remaining stock will be moved to convention stock for future use. Please don't miss out on this awesome upgrade for your existing Super Blood Hockey physical release!


This contains:

  • A NES-Themed Retro Box, the same size as our other releases

  • A Custom Mini-Comic drawn and written by Artist Shawn Daley

  • CD Soundtrack with Sleeve

  • This upgrade does NOT include the game!


Monday, November 15th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Earth Atlantis from VGNYSoft

  • Standard Edition ($34.99) Link

  • Elite Edition ($39.99) Link - Limited to 4,000 Copies

Pre-Orders for both editions begin at 10 AM EST.

The Elite Edition includes:

  • Individually Numbered Metallic Style Cover

  • Physical Cartridge

  • 24 Pages Chronicles Booklet

  • Certificate of Authenticity

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Demon Throttle from Special Reserve Games

  • Game Only ($29.99) Link

  • Special Reserve Edition ($39.99) Link

Pre-Orders for both editions close at 1 PM EST. Please note that this is a physical only game and there are no plans to release this digitally.


The Game Only edition includes:

  • SWITCH CARTRIDGE - Packaged inside the Switch game case

  • SEQUENTIALLY NUMBERED GAME PACKAGING

  • REVERSIBLE JACKET ARTWORK

  • INSTRUCTION BOOKLET - Inside the shrink-wrapped game packaging

  • STICKERS

The Special Reserve edition includes:

  • SWITCH CARTRIDGE - Packaged inside the Switch game case

  • SHIPS IN A SPECIAL RESERVE BOX - Multiple textures and processes. Makes a great shelf display and protects your game!

  • SEQUENTIALLY NUMBERED GAME PACKAGING

  • REVERSIBLE JACKET ARTWORK

  • INSTRUCTION BOOKLET - Inside the shrink-wrapped game packaging

  • STICKERS

(NEW RELEASE) Mickey Storm & The Cursed Mask ($19.63) Shop4MegaStore

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


Tuesday, November 16th (aka Premium Edition Games Day)

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Bard's Gold (€29.99) from Red Art Games

Pre-Orders open at 11:00 AM EST and limited to 2,900 copies.

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Blazing Beaks (€29.99) from Red Art Games

Pre-Orders open at 11:00 AM EST and limited to 2,900 copies.

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Cathedral from Premium Edition Games

  • Standard Premium Edition ($39.95) Link - 4 Week Open Pre-Order

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

Pre-Orders open at 12 PM EST and will remain open until Thursday, December 16th at 11:59 PM EST. Please note that the Standard Premium Editions are an open pre-order, but the Retro Editions are limited to 500 copies on our website and may sell out before December 16th.


The Standard 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!

  • 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:

  • Nintendo Switch Physical Case and Game w/ double sided insert & full color manual

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

  • NES-Style Retro Box with art by Nick Huddleston

  • Mini Hand-Drawn Guide by Phillip Summers

  • CD Jewel Case Official Soundtrack

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Citizens Unite!: Earth x Space ($39.99) distributed through Limited Run Games

Pre-Orders open at 12 PM EST and will remain open until Sunday, December 19th at 11:59 PM EST. This is a distributed title and not part of LRG's numbered run.

(NEW RELEASE) Instant Sports Winter Games ($34.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Instant Tennis ($9.99) GameStop

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

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Lovekami Trilogy from eastasiasoft

  • Standard Edition ($34.99) Link - Open Pre-Order

  • Limited Edition ($89.99) Link - Limited to 2,000 copies

Pre-orders for both editions open up at 10:00 AM EST. Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA".

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Region Free Game

  • Full Color Game Manual

  • Original Soundtrack (2CD)

  • Numbered Certificate

(NEW RELEASE) Marsupilami: Hoobadventure ($29.99) Amazon

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Mighty Fight Federation from Premium Edition Games

  • Standard Premium Edition ($39.95) Link - 4 Week Open Pre-Order

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

Pre-Orders open at 12 PM EST and will remain open until Thursday, December 16th at 11:59 PM EST. Please note that the Standard Premium Editions are an open pre-order, but the Retro Editions are limited to 500 copies on our website and may sell out before December 16th.


The Standard 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!

  • Full Color Glossy Slipcase!

  • and a Bonus Preorder Item!

The Retro Edition includes:

  • Nintendo Switch Physical Case and Game w/ double sided insert & full color manual

  • Funstock (same link as Rice Digital) - Main Website

  • NES-Style Retro Box with art

  • CD Jewel Case Official Soundtrack

  • Old School Trading Card Pack (Extra Packs Available Separately)

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Phoenotopia: Awakening from Premium Edition Games

  • Standard Premium Edition ($39.95) Link - 4 Week Open Pre-Order

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

Pre-Orders open at 12 PM EST and will remain open until Thursday, December 16th at 11:59 PM EST. Please note that the Standard Premium Editions are an open pre-order, but the Retro Editions are limited to 500 copies on our website and may sell out before December 16th.


The Standard Premium Edition includes:

  • Nintendo Switch Physical Case and Game

  • Double-sided Insert

  • Full Color Manual

  • A Numbered Challenge Card with exclusive art by Nenohi Yu where you can earn a limited Challenge Patch!

  • Full Color Glossy Slipcase by artist Thuy Ngan Nguy

  • and a Bonus Preorder Item!

The Retro Edition includes:

  • Nintendo Switch Physical Case and Game w/ double sided insert, challenge card & full color manual

  • NES-Style Retro Box with art by the Developers

  • 2-Disc Jewel Case CD Official Soundtrack

  • Mini Chibi Keychain with art by Niitsu Kentaro

(NEW RELEASE) Sisters: Show Devant! Collector's Edition (€79.99) Amazon France Exclusive

This is an Amazon France exclusive Collector's Edition. This includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Game

  • 2 x Sticker Sheet

  • A2 Poster

  • Super Sisters Skins

  • Marine Figurine

  • Door Hanger

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Smurfs: Mission Vileaf

  • Smurftastic Edition ($39.99) Amazon

  • Collector's Edition ($79.99) Amazon

The Smurftastic Edition includes:

  • Standard Game Case with Cartridge

  • 2 x Stickers Sheets

  • 3 x Lithographs

  • Papa Smurf Keychain

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Standard Game Case with Cartridge

  • 3 x Lithographs

  • Original Soundtrack

  • Hefty Smurfs Figurine

  • Pap Smurf Keychain

  • 2 x Stickers Sheets

(NEW RELEASE) Star Wars: Jedi Knight Collection ($29.99) Amazon

This release includes Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast & Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy on one cartridge.

(NEW RELEASE) Star Wars: Racer & Commando Combo ($29.99) Amazon

This release includes Star Wars: Racer & Star Wars: Republic Commando on one cartridge.

(NEW RELEASE) Trigger Witch from eastasiasoft

  • Standard Edition ($29.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

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

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Trigger Witch Collector’s Box

  • Trigger Witch Game (region free)

  • Trigger Witch Manual

  • Trigger Witch Original Soundtrack

  • Trigger Witch Numbered Certificate


Friday, November 19th

(NEW RELEASE) NASCAR HEAT Ultimate Edition+ ($39.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) NERF Legends ($49.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Okinawa Rush from Pixelheart

This is for the PEGI physical release.

  • Standard (34,90€) Link - Limited to 20,000 copies (5,000 available on their site)

  • Limited (44,90€) Link - Limited to 2,000 copies (1,000 available on their site)

  • Black Mantis (99,90€) Link - Limited to 1,000 copies (500 available on their site)

The Limited edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • The standard game box (Game included)

  • FuturePak

The Black Mantis Edition includes:

  • The standard game box (Game included)

  • 1 FuturePak (Metal box Switch format) with specific numbering

  • 3 Plastic cards

  • Mantis USB Key: OST

  • 5 Energy crystals

  • 4 Artworks

(NEW RELEASE) Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

  • Brilliant Diamond ($59.99) Amazon

  • Shining Pearl ($59.99) Amazon

  • Double Pack ($119.99) Amazon

Brilliant Diamond

Shining Pearl

Double Pack (includes in-game bonus code for 200 Poke Ball!

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic from Limited Run Games

  • Standard Edition ($34.99) Link

  • Premium Edition ($89.99) Link

  • Master Edition ($174.99) Link

Pre-orders for all three editions are an open pre-order that begin at 10 AM EST and close on Sunday, January 2nd at 11:59 PM EST.

The Premium Edition includes:

  • Physical copy of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic for Switch

  • Premium Foil Stamped Hard Cover Box

  • Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic SteelBook

  • Reversible 18" x 24" Poster

  • Character Concept Art Cards

  • Light Side/ Dark Side Commemorative Coins

  • Certificate of Authenticity

  • Ebon Hawk Metal Pin

The Master Edition includes:

  • Physical copy of the Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Master Edition for Switch

  • Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic SteelBook

  • Throwback Case designed to store your game

  • Reversible 18" x 24" Poster

  • Character Concept Art Cards

  • Concept Art Lithographs

  • Ebon Hawk Metal Pin

  • Light Side/Dark Side Commemorative Coin

  • Certificate of Authenticity

  • Premium Hard Cover Strategy Guide

  • Darth Revan Miniature Hilt Replicas

  • Vibroblade Letter Opener

  • Replica Pazaak Set

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Tandem: A Tale of Shadows Magical Box from Funstock

  • Standard (~$47.24) Link

  • Magical Box Edition (~$60.74) Link

Please note that you can select ESRB, PEGI, or USK on their site. Additionally, the game will ship out side the Magical Box.


The Magical Box Edition includes:

  • Game

  • Vinyl Character Figurine of Emma (10cm standing height)

  • 52-page Artbook (landscape) 170mm x 134mm gloss

  • Collector's Edition Box


(NEW RELEASE) Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion ($24.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Ty the Tasmanian Tiger HD ($29.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Ty the Tasmanian Tiger HD + Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue HD Bundle ($49.99) Amazon

This release includes:

  • Ty 1 on the cartridge

  • Ty 2 as a digital code

  • Boomerang USB Drive with chock-full of digital content


Saturday, November 20th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Super Life of Pixel from Strictly Limited Games

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

  • Special Limited Edition (49.99€) Link - Limited to 800 copies

This will be offered in 2 batches. The first batch begins on Saturday at 6 PM EST and the second batch will be at 12 PM EST.


The Special Limited Edition includes:

  • Game for Nintendo Switch

  • Special Limited Edition Box

  • Colourful Game Manual

  • Paper Craft Pixel (10cm x 10cm)

  • Large Poster (DIN A3, 29,7cm x 42cm)

  • Original Soundtrack on CD

  • Notepad (DIN A6, 10,5cm x 14,8cm)

  • Pixel Sticker (8cm x 8cm)

  • Post Card (DIN A6, 10,5cm x 14,8cm)



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

  • B-SIDE Games (Closed Shop on 8/31) - Main Website

  • 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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