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Week of November 22nd, 2020 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Preorders

PIGEON DEV GAMES COLLECTION PRE-ORDERS!

Our second release is live for pre-order right now!

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 with free shipping, includes:

  • Nintendo Switch™ Physical Case and Game

  • Double-sided Insert

  • Full Color Manual

  • A "Special Challenge" Trading Card

  • A Logo Sticker

  • First Prints of the game will have a hand-drawn Full Color Glossy Slipcase by legendary artist Paul E. Niemeyer of Mortal Kombat fame!

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

  • Premium Edition (everything listed in the Premium Edition)

  • Official Steelbook

  • Retro "NES" Box that will hold the Premium Edition and Steelbook

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

  • Retro Edition (everything listed in the Retro Edition)

  • Single CD Cardboard Soundtrack

  • Enamel Pin

  • NEOGEO Case w/Single Sided Insert to hold Retro Edition, CD and Pin

  • 300 Page Hardcover Book

  • Hard Cardstock Slipcase over both NEOGEO Case and Book

Super Blood Hockey ($39.95)

Included are the following:

  • Nintendo Switch Physical Case and Game

  • Double-sided Insert

  • Full Color Manual

  • A "Special" Trading Card

  • A Logo Sticker

  • First Prints of the game will have a hand-drawn Full Color Glossy Slipcase by legendary artist Paul E. Niemeyer of Mortal Kombat Fame!

THE SWITCH COLLECTOR VOLUME TWO is live on Kickstarter and already crushing stretch goals! Make sure to back it here.

THE SWITCH COLLECTOR VOLUME ONE! That's right! You can still purchase Volume One (Year One) right now....right 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!

GIVEAWAY: Premium Edition Games teamed up with Nintendeal for an awesome Pigeon Dev Games Collection giveaway! Open to all regions and ends November 22nd. Enter here.

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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PRE-ORDERS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED

Cotton Reboot! from ININ Games

This is a distributed title through Strictly Limited Games' Partner Store.

  • Regular (€39.99) Link - Limited to 3,000 copies

  • Collector's (€79.99) Link - Limited to 2,000 copies

  • DX X68000 (€129.99) Link - Limited to 499 copies

The Regular Edition includes:

  • Exclusive color manual

  • reversible boxart

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Cotton Reboot! Game (NSW) with manual.

  • Collector’s box with magnetic latch.

  • Exclusive Cotton themed tea-set

  • CD Soundtrack

  • Art Book with industry interviews

  • Sticker Sheet

  • Enamel Pixel Pin

  • Mini-Shikishi

  • Localized instructional flyer

The DX X68000 Edition includes:

  • Cotton Reboot! Game (NSW) with manual.

  • Authentic X68000-style plastic case (shock box)

  • X68000-style manual

  • Yunomi tea-cup

  • Exclusive Cotton themed tea-set

  • Cotton themed Japanese Telephone Card Replica

  • Hand-signed Certificate of Authenticity

  • CD Soundtrack

  • Art Book

  • Sticker Sheet

  • Enamel Pixel Pin

  • Mini-Shikishi

  • Instruction Flyer

  • Decal-Sticker


New Releases/New Preorders

Sunday, November 22nd

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) The Mummy Demastered from Limited Run Games

Pre-Orders close at 11:59 PM EST.

  • Regular ($34.99) Link

  • Classic ($54.99) Link

The Classic Edition includes:

  • Classic SNES Box

  • Game

  • Commemorative Non-Functioning SNES Cartridge

  • Original Soundtrack


Tuesday, November 24th

Monster Truck Championship ($39.99) Amazon

If you pre-order at Best Buy right now, you get a $10 eGift Card. Click here.

Professor Rubik's Brain Fitness ($29.99) Amazon


Wednesday, November 25th

Bubble Bobble 4 Friends - The Baron is Back! ($39.99) Amazon

Please note that the release date was 11/20/2020, but Amazon had pushed back when they would have it available.

CrossCode ($29.99) Amazon

Please note that the release date was 11/20/2020, but Amazon had pushed back when they would have it available.

Umihara Kawase BaZooka! ($29.99) Amazon

Please note that the release date was 11/20/2020, but Amazon had pushed back when they would have it available.

Thursday, November 26th

Final Fantasy IX (Asia English Version)

At this time, there is no official confirmation of a PEGI and/or ESRB physical release. This is releasing on November 27th.

  • Nintendo Soup Store ($49.99) Link - Free Shipping

  • Bazaar-Bazaar Store (£39.99) Link

  • Playasia ($37.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • Shop4MegaStore ($44.99) Link

Food Girls

This is getting a Japanese and Asia physical release, both of which do support English text.

  • JPN Regular (~$32.91) Amazon Japan

  • JPN Regular ($37.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • JPN Limited (~$72.01) Amazon Japan

  • JPN Limited ($76.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • ASIA Regular ($39.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

According to Amazon Japan, the Regular Edition includes an original luncheon mat.


JPN Cover

ASIA Cover

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Switch Game: Food Girls

  • Special Box

  • Mini Message Card

  • Acrylic Stand

  • Drink Holder

Taiko No Tatsujin: Rhythmic Adventure Pack

This is getting a Japanese and Asia physical release, both of which do support English text. In the UK, both Adventure Packs are getting separate releases as fauxical titles (digital codes in cases, no cartridges).

  • JPN Regular (~$52.78) Amazon Japan

  • JPN Regular w/ 2 x Ballpoint Pens Pre-Order Bonus (~$64.60) Amazon Japan

  • JPN Regular ($59.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • ASIA Regular ($59.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

Amazon Japan Pre-Order Bonus

JPN Cover

ASIA Cover

Ghost of a Tale from Super Rare Games

This is limited to 5,000 copies and pre-orders open at 1:00 PM EST.


Friday, November 27th

Chicken Range

Amazon is showing an 11/27 release date for the Bundle Edition, but GameStop is showing 12/11. We shall see!

  • Game Only ($29.99) Amazon

  • Game + Accessory Bundle ($49.99) Amazon

The Bundle includes:

  • Box

  • Game

  • Joy-Con Rifle Peripheral

Santa's XMAS Adventure Complete Edition ($19.99) Amazon

This is a fauxical release. That means it is a digital code in the case and no cartridge.

(PRE-ORDER) Trover Saves the Universe from Limited Run Games

  • Regular ($39.99) Link

  • Collector's ($64.99) Link

Open Pre-Orders begin at 10:00 AM EST and close for both the Regular and Collector's Edition on Sunday, December 27th at 11:59 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Limited Run #90: Trover Saves the Universe (Switch)

  • Reversible Trover Papercraft

  • Featuring Justin Roiland's Trover Sketch

  • Stickers

  • Reversible 18" x 24" Poster


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 Publishing

Companies to Stay Away From (DO NOT BUY FROM!!!)


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