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Week of November 8th, 2020 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Preorders

Updated: Nov 13

PIGEON DEV GAMES COLLECTION PRE-ORDERS! Our second release is going live for pre-order on Tuesday, November 10th at 10 AM EST over on our website and Video Games Plus. All the details can be found under the Tuesday, November 10th section below.


Premium Edition

Retro Edition

Deluxe Edition

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.

PREMIUM EDITION GAMES! Jeffrey, Barry and I started a Nintendo Switch physical publishing company! Enter: Premium Edition Games! Our first release, Super Blood Hockey, is available to pre-order right now for International Customers (U.S. pre-orders have closed)!


We've also partnered with Video Games Plus to offer super affordable shipping worldwide! Read all about it here.


Super Blood Hockey ($39.95)

Pre-Orders will remain open at Video Games Plus for as long as they have allocation.

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!

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 #1: I've teamed up with Funbox Media to give away 3 free games. Open to all regions and ends November 8th. Enter here.

GIVEAWAY #2: I've teamed up with First Press Games to give away 2 copies of Castle of Heart Regular Edition. Open to all regions and ends November 14th. Enter here.

GIVEAWAY #3: I've teamed up with Ripstone Games to give away 2 eShop codes of Pure Pool. Open to all regions and ends November 17th. 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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Final Fantasy VII & VIII Twin Pack PEGI/EU Pre-Orders

Please note that an Asia English version has already released and can be purchased from Playasia for $50.99 here. Plus, save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA".

  • Square Enix EU Store (€39.99) Link - Does not appear to ship to U.S.

  • Shop4MegaStore ($39.99) Link


Final Fantasy IX Asia English Pre-orders

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"




PREMIUM EDITION GAMES! Jeffrey, Barry and I started a Nintendo Switch physical publishing company! Enter: Premium Edition Games! Our first release, Super Blood Hockey, is available to pre-order right now for International Customers (U.S. pre-orders have closed)!


We've also partnered with Video Games Plus to offer super affordable shipping worldwide! Read all about it here.


Super Blood Hockey ($39.95)

Pre-Orders will remain open at Video Games Plus for as long as they have allocation.

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!

If you haven't yet, make sure to watch our Direct below and then head on over to our site here to pre-order our first game...Super Blood Hockey!

SUNSHINE MANOR KICKSTARTER! We are so honored and excited to be partnering with Fossil Games and HoundPicked for their Sunshine Manor: A Retro Horror Game Kickstarter now live! Yes, there is a physical! Check it out and pledge here. The Kickstarter closes on Friday, November 6th at 3:55 PM ET.

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.


E-MAIL! Are you enjoying these Weekly Release posts? Want to ensure you never miss our Weekly Release announcements? Then take a few seconds to scroll to the bottom of this page and enter your e-mail. You'll be automatically signed up to receive our latest posts via e-mail!


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Final Fantasy VII & VIII Twin Pack PEGI/EU Pre-Orders

Please note that an Asia English version has already released and can be purchased from Playasia for $50.99 here. Plus, save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA".

  • Square Enix EU Store (€39.99) Link - Does not appear to ship to U.S.

  • Shop4MegaStore ($39.99) Link


Final Fantasy IX Asia English Pre-orders

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"

New Releases/New Preorders


Sunday, November 8th

(LAST DAY) Chasm from Limited Run Games

Pre-Orders for both the Regular and Classic Edition will be an open 4 week pre-order beginning at 10 AM ET.

  • Regular ($34.99) Link

  • Classic ($69.99) Link

The Classic Edition will include:

  • Collector's Box

  • Game

  • 4 Disc Soundtrack

  • Bird Familiar Plush

  • Hero Stickers

  • Into the Depths Artbook

  • Buttons

  • Reversible 18" x 24" Poster

(NEW) Monkey Barrels ($39.99) from Nicalis

This appears to be a retail release, but currently only up on their website. They are stating a December 11th release date.


Tuesday, November 10th

(NEW) Billion Road ($39.99) Limited Run Games

This is a distributed title (not a numbered run). Pre-Orders will be open and go live at 12 PM EST.

Cloudpunk ($34.99) Amazon

There is a Signature Edition exclusive to the U.K. here.

Dead Cells: Prisoner Edition ($119.99) Amazon

The Prisoner's Edition includes:

  • Collector's Metal Tin

  • Dead Cells: Action Game of the Year Edition, but with the Rise of the Giant & The Bad Seed DLC ON CART!!! Inside the case is also the pocket-sized artbook and PVC keyring.

  • Prisoner figurine (22cm-tall)

  • Vinyl Single

  • 3 x Exclusive Pins

  • 4 x Metallic Finish Stickers

  • Exclusive Print Art Card and Numbered Collector's Certificate of Authenticity

My Universe - Cooking Star Restaurant ($29.99) Amazon

Pigeon Dev Games Collection from Premium Edition Games

Pre-Orders open at 10 AM EST and 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

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin

The Divine Edition includes:

  • Custom box with exclusive illustration

  • Game

  • 3-disc soundtrack

  • 130+ page artbook

  • Japanese omamori charm

The Golden Harvest Edition includes:

  • Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin Nintendo Switch Game

  • 132-page Artbook

  • 3 Disc Soundtrack CD Collection

  • Double Sided Poster (239mm x 359mm)

  • Collector’s Box

Slide Stars

  1. US region: Brent Rivera & Veronica Bielik (renders) ($39.99) Amazon

  2. United Kingdom: Holly H (photograph) ($44.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  3. Germany: Enya Wandres (photograph) (€38.98) Amazon Germany

  4. Netherlands: Freek Vonk (photograph) (€39.99) Mindscape

  5. Netherlands: Milan Knol (photograph) (€39.99) Mindscape

U.S. Cover

U.K. Cover (Holly H)

Germany Cover (Enya Wandres)

Netherlands Cover (Freek Vonk)

Netherlands (Milan Knol)

Speed 3 Grand Prix

  • ESRB/US ($29.99) Amazon

  • PEGI/UK ($TBD) Shop4MegaStore - Releases on December 4th with different cover

U.S. Cover

U.K. Cover


Thursday, November 12th

Family Feud ($29.88) Amazon

Just Dance 2021

  • ESRB/U.S. ($41.88) Amazon - MSRP is $49.99

  • PEGI/France w/ Exclusive Keychain (53,99€) Amazon France Exclusive?

  • PEGI/Asia w/ Exclusive Pouch ($54.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

U.S. Cover

France w/ Keychain

Asia w/ Pouch

(NEW) Yes, Your Grace (~$35.55) Super Rare Games

Pre-Orders open at 1 PM EST and will be limited to 4,000 copies.


Friday, November 13th

3D Mini Golf (U.K., £12.99) Game U.K.

This is a fauxical release (code in a box) and there is no cartridge included.

(NOT SWITCH GAME) Game & Watch: Mario (35th Anniversary Edition)

Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered (U.K., £19.99) Game U.K.

This is a fauxical release (code in a box) and there is no cartridge included.

Harvest Life (U.K., £12.99) Game U.K.

This is a fauxical release (code in a box) and there is no cartridge included.

Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory ($59.99) Amazon

Let's Sing 2021/13

Please note that each region has the main songs, plus region exclusive songs.

U.K. Cover

Spain Cover

France Cover

Germany Cover

My Riding Stables: Life with Horses (U.K., £12.99) Game U.K.

This is a fauxical release (code in a box) and there is no cartridge included.

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered ($39.88) Amazon

Rapala Fishing Pro Series (U.K., £12.99) Game U.K.

This is a fauxical release (code in a box) and there is no cartridge included.

Street Outlaws: The List (U.K., £12.99) Game U.K.

This is a fauxical release (code in a box) and there is no cartridge included.

(NEW) Towerfall from Limited Run Games

  • Regular ($34.99) Link

  • Collector's ($69.99) Link

Pre-Orders for both the Regular and Collector's Edition begin at 10 AM EST and are a 4 week open pre-order, closing on Sunday, December 13th at 11:59 PM EST. Best Buy may be receiving a small amount of this game (Regular Edition), but with a different copy.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Limited Run #89: TowerFall (Switch)

  • 10 Archer Trading Cards

  • Acrylic Diorama Standee

  • Overworld Cloth Map

  • Reversible 18" x 24" Poster

  • Enamel Pin Set (4)

World of Outlaws (U.K., £12.99) Game U.K.

This is a fauxical release (code in a box) and there is no cartridge included.


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


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