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Week of October 11th, 2020 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Preorders

Updated: Oct 17

BIG & BIGGER NEWS! 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! Save 5% at Playasia and Funbox when you use checkout code SWITCHMANIA.


PREMIUM EDITION'S GIVEAWAY #1: I've teamed up with 1PrintGames to give away a copy of Death Squared. Enter here and ends October 10th.


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

THE SWITCH COLLECTOR VOLUME TWO! That's right! It's coming soon!

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 11th

(LAST DAY) Shantae from Limited Run Games

  • Regular ($29.99) Link

  • Collector's ($64.99) Link

Pre-orders close on Sunday, October 11th at 11:59 PM ET. The game features options on the main menu to play with or without the GBA enhancements.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Switch Limited Run #83: Shantae

  • Full color interior case art and booklet

  • SteelBook Case

  • Original Soundtrack

  • Shantae Enamel Pin

  • Shantae Acrylic Standee

  • Commemorative Coin

  • Reversible 18" x 24" Poster

(LAST DAY) Shantae: Risky's Revenge from Limited Run Games

  • Regular ($29.99) Link

  • Collector's ($64.99) Link

Pre-orders close on Sunday, October 11th at 11:59 PM ET.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Switch Limited Run #84: Shantae: Risky's Revenge

  • Full-color interior case art and a booklet.

  • SteelBook Case

  • Original Soundtrack

  • Shantae Enamel Pin

  • Shantae Acrylic Standee

  • Commemorative Coin

  • Reversible 18" x 24" Poster

Tuesday, October 13th

G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout ($39.99) Amazon

Ion Fury ($29.99) from Limited Run Games

Pre-Orders open at 12 PM ET. This is a Distributed Title (not part of their numbered run) for the U.S. physical edition of Ion Fury. Please note that this did get a PEGI/EU physical release previously and can still be purchased here.

Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid Collector’s Edition ($29.99) Amazon

You can get a $10 eGift Card when you purchase this at Best Buy here.

Pre-Order to get the Green Ranger V2 Skins.

Prinny 1-2: Exploded and Reloaded ($59.99) Amazon

Remothered: Broken Porcelain ($29.99) Amazon

You can get a $10 eGift Card when you purchase this at Best Buy here.

ROBOTICS;NOTES ELITE & DaSH Double Pack ($59.99) Amazon

(New - Kickstarter) Romancelvania: BATchelor's Curse on Kickstarter

This is a new Kickstarter that just went live on Tuesday, October 13th and will close on Friday, November 13th at 11:11 AM ET. Limited Run Games has partnered with them to offer a Kickstarter physical edition for $40 (must select the correct tier). They are also offering a PS4 and PS5 physical edition. Please note that they have confirmed this game will be offered through their site at a future date beyond once the Kickstarter edition releases. The current estimated release date is March 2022.

Sayonara Wild Hearts ($29.99) Amazon Includes an exclusive random character logo decal.

Thursday, October 15th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy Limited Edition ($119.99) NISA

There is a standard edition available for pre-order at retail for $59.99 here.


The Limited Edition includes:

  • PREORDER BONUSAtelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy DLC: "Beware of Puni!" and "Blue Puni Costume" t-shirts for Ryza!

  • North American Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy Game (Nintendo Switch™)

  • Japanese Import Tao’s Research Notebook (Art Book)

  • Japanese Import Original Illustration B2 (19.7" x 27.8") Cloth Poster

  • Japanese Import Mini Acrylic Character Charm

  • Japanese Import Special Clear File (Set of 2) ~Key to the Ruins File & Character File~

  • North American Early Access Serial Code for Ryza's "Sonnet of Dawn" Costume

  • North American Premium Box

Hardcore Mecha

The JPN and ASIA version both support English text.

  • Amazon Japan (~$38.00) Link

  • Amazon Japan w Exclusive Pre-Order Card Goodie (~$46.00) Link

  • Playasia (JPN Version, $42.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • Playasia (ASIA Version, $39.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

Here is the pre-order "Card" from Amazon Japan.

(NEW - PREORDER) Hardcore Mecha (€39.99) Red Art Games

This pre-order is limited to 2,800 copies and goes live at 11 AM ET. Unlike the JPN/ASIA edition listed above, this is a pre-order, but will include all the same content.

KUNAI (UK Edition, $31.99) Shop4MegaStore

The U.S. edition is still available from LRG for $29.99 here.

Moon Premium Edition (~$68.00) Amazon Japan

There are conflicting reports about whether this supports English or not. Once it arrives, I will post on Twitter, but for now, I can't confirm.

This includes

  • Collector's Box

  • Game

  • "Moon Note: Back Stage ’97" secret development documents

  • "The Child of Happiness" Moon voice theater CD

  • "Imaginary Moonscape" theater guide cards

My Universe – School Teacher (PEGI/EU release, £34.99) Amazon U.K.

The U.S. edition releases on November 3rd and can be pre-ordered for $29.99 here.

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Root Double -Before Crime * After Days- Xtend Edition from Strictly Limited Games' Partner Store

  • Game Only (€49.99) Link - Limited to 2,500 copies

  • Collector's Edition (€79.99) Link - Limited to 3,000 copies

  • Dakimakura Collector's Edition (€119.99) Link - Limited to 999 copies


Game Only

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Root Double -Before Crime * After Days- Xtend Edition with reversible cover (NSW)

  • Hardcover CE Box with magnetic lock

  • Original 2-Disc Soundtrack

  • Hardcover Artbook

  • 9 Character Stickers

  • Acrylic Standee

  • 2 Large Posters

  • 9 Character Cards

  • Mini Shikishi

The Dakimakura Collector's Edition includes:

  • Root Double -Before Crime * After Days- Xtend Edition with reversible cover (NSW)

  • Hardcover CE Box with magnetic lock

  • Original 2-Disc Soundtrack

  • Hardcover Artbook

  • 9 Character Stickers

  • Acrylic Standee

  • 2 Large Posters

  • 9 Character Cards

  • Mini Shikishi

  • Reversible Dakimakura Case of Yuuri and Tachibana

Touhou Spell Bubble (ASIA Version)

This release supports English text. According to Playasia, this is supposed to include an original soundtrack while supplies last for both the Regular and Limited Edition.

  • Regular ($44.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • Limited ($89.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Game

  • Special Box

  • Magnet

  • Lenticular Image Card

  • Artbook

  • Blanket


Friday, October 16th

9 Monkeys of Shaolin ($31.09) Shop4MegaStore

To my knowledge, there has been no mention of a U.S. physical.

Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit

Technically a fauxical release as there is no cartridge.

  • Mario Edition ($99.99) Link

  • Luigi Edition ($99.99) Link

Here's the Mario packaging:

Here's the Luigi packaging:

The Persistence (U.S. release, $29.99) Amazon

(NEW) Race with Ryan Road Trip Deluxe Edition ($29.88 Walmart

Zoids Wild: Blast Unleashed ($39.99) Amazon


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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