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Week of October 10th, 2021 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: 6 days ago

THE SWITCH COLLECTOR VOLUME ONE REPRINT PRE-ORDERS ARE LIVE AND LIMITED TO 500 COPIES!

The Switch Collector: Volume One ($49.95) at Premium Edition Games

Back by popular demand, The Switch Collector: Volume One is getting a limited reprint. 500 copies will be made available to pre-order beginning at 11:00 AM EST.

SUPER BLOOD HOCKEY PREMIUM EDITION IS SOLD OUT!

It's honestly humbling that our very first Nintendo Switch physical release is sold out on our website! It means the world to all of us for the strong community support. We hope you enjoy our release and don't forget to pick up Pigeon Dev Games Collection!

SHIPPING NOW! It's Pigeon Dev Games Collection Deluxe Edition

With less than half of the remaining copies still available on our site, don't miss out on our very first Deluxe Edition here!

SUPER BLOOD HOCKEY RETRO UPGRADE - LESS THAN 20 LEFT!

Limited Quantities Available! Grab your bundle of physical goodies here.


What is this Retro Upgrade you ask? Let me explain! First and foremost, you DO NOT need to rebuy the game! For the low price of $19.95 + shipping, we're offering a way to enhance your current copy of Super Blood Hockey. Included in this Retro Upgrade are the following items:

  • NES-Inspired Retro Box

  • Exclusive Mini-Prequel Comic drawn by Shawn Daley

  • OST CD with Unreleased Tracks

STILL AVAILABLE! SUPER BLOOD HOCKEY RETRO UPGRADE BUNDLE (NO GAME) & PIGEON DEV GAMES COLLECTION (ALL EDITIONS)

You read that right! Super Blood Hockey Retro Upgrade Bundle and Pigeon Dev Games Collection Premium Edition are now shipping everywhere! Grab your copies here.

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


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, October 10th

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) One Step from Eden ($34.99) from Limited Run Games

Pre-orders close at 11:59 PM EST.

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Riverbond ($39.99) from Limited Run Games

Pre-orders close at 11:59 PM EST.

(NEW RELEASE) Spacebase Startopia ($39.99) Amazon

While Amazon shows this as the release date, GameStop already put it up for sale a few days early on their site here.


Tuesday, October 12th

(NEW RELEASE) Escapists 2 (The) (Code in Box) ($14.99) GameStop

This is a fauxical (digital code in case; no cartridge) release. Please note this did get a proper physical release in the past.

(NEW RELEASE) Fight of Animals: Arena

  • Amazon Japan (~$30.66) Link

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

Although I'm unsure if Playasia will include these, according to the Amazon Japan product page, it states that first printings include:

  • Egg Dog Acrylic Standee

  • Original Soundtrack CD

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Gearshifters distributed through Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($39.95) Link

  • Collector's ($49.95) Link

This is for the ESRB version. These are open pre-orders until Sunday, November 14th at 11:59 PM EST. If you don't want to wait and instead play the game now, the PEGI physical release comes out on Friday, October 15th (details under that date below).

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Physical Standard Edition of Gearshifters on Nintendo Switch

  • Clothing Patch

  • Official Soundtrack CD

  • 4 Art Cards

(NEW RELEASE) Golf With Your Friends (Code in Box) ($14.99) GameStop

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

(NEW RELEASE) Ori: The Collection ($49.99) Amazon

While subject to change, Target currently has it up for $33.99 here.

This release contains the following two games on one cart as well as the following in the case:

  • Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition

  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps

  • 2 x Digital Soundtracks

  • 6 x Gorgeous Art Cards

(NEW RELEASE) Overcooked: Special Edition (Code in Box) ($14.99) GameStop

This is a fauxical (digital code in case; no cartridge) release. Please note this did get a proper physical release in the past.


Friday, October 15th

(NEW RELEASE) Fantasy Friends: Under the Sea ($29.99) Amazon

Fun fact: the release date seems to be all over the place with some retailers already getting this one. However, I'm basing this off of Amazon's product page.

(NEW RELEASE) G-Darius HD ($34.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Gearshifters

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Physical Standard Edition of Gearshifters on Nintendo Switch

  • Clothing Patch

  • Official Soundtrack CD

  • 4 Art Cards

(SECOND CHANCE SALE) Special Reserve Games Second Chance Sale at Special Reserve Games

The sale begins at 1 PM EST and will contain very limited items. Below is a snippet of what will be included. Stay tuned for more details...

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) The Switch Collector: Volume One ($49.95) at Premium Edition Games

Pre-orders for the reprint close at 6 PM EST. Remember this volume covers the first year of the Nintendo Switch and all the physical games that came out at that time and more!

(NEW RELEASE) Ultimate Chicken Horse: A-Neigh-Versary Edition ($34.99) Amazon


Saturday, October 16th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Cotton Guardian Force Saturn Tribute from Strictly Limited Games

  • Standard (39.99€ ) Link - Limited to 2,500 copies

  • Limited ($49.95) Link - Limited to 2,500 copies

Pre-orders will be in two batches. The first is Saturday at 6 PM EST and the second is Sunday at 12 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Collector's Edition Box

  • Nintendo Switch Game

  • Yunomi Cup

  • A5 Arcade Flyer

  • Tea Cup Figure

  • 10 Character Cards

  • Art Book

  • Enamel Pin

  • Marquee Stickers

  • 2 Sticker Sheet

  • OST

  • Reversible Large Poster (A2)

  • Manual


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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