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Week of October 18th, 2020 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Preorders

Updated: 5 days ago

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 partnered with Pix'n Love Games to give away a physical copy of Samurai Shodown NEOGEO Collection. Open to all regions, ends on October 19th and you can enter here.

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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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 ($TBD) Link - Pre-Orders not yet live


Final Fantasy IX Asia English Pre-orders

At this time, there is no official confirmation of a PEGI and/or ESRB physical release.

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

  • Bazaar-Bazaar Store (£39.99) Link - Save 5% with code "switchmania"

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


New Releases/New Preorders


Monday, October 19th

Golden Force from VGNYSoft

Please note that this is for the ESRB/US physical release. The PEGI/EU physical release is also open for pre-order with various editions at Pixelheart here.


For U.S. Customers:

  • Regular ($39.99) Link - Limited to 2,000 copies

  • Limited ($) Link

For International Customers, please go to Video Games Plus here.


Pre-Orders open at 10 AM ET.

The Limited Edition includes:

  • 1 x FuturePak

  • 1 x Magnet Coin FuturePak

  • Limited Edition Slip Cover

  • Standard Sealed Game

  • Individually Numbered Production 0001-2000

Both editions will also include:

  • Art Flyer

  • Sticker


Tuesday, October 20th

1971: Project Helios ($39.99) GameStop Exclusive for U.S. Edition

AVICII Invector: Encore Edition ($29.99) GameStop, Best Buy & Limited Run Games


Wednesday, October 21st

Construction Simulator 2 + 3 (EU Only, $34.99) Shop4MegaStore


Thursday, October 22nd

Asterix & Obelix XXL Romastered (EU Only, £34.99) Amazon U.K.

Neversong & Pinstripe Double Pack (JPN)

  • Amazon Japan (~$31.00) Link

  • Playasia ($35.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

This release includes:

  • B4 posters x 3

  • Coasters assortment x 3

  • Neversong's soundtrack digital download

  • Piano music sheet


Friday, October 23rd

Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the Necrodancer Featuring The Legend of Zelda ($39.99) Amazon

Goosebumps: Dead of Night ($39.99) GameStop

Monstrum ($29.99) Amazon

(Pre-Order) Mummy Demastered from Limited Run Games

  • Regular ($34.99) Link Not Yet Available

  • Classic ($54.99) Link Not Yet Available

Both editions will have a 4 week open pre-order window that begins at 10 AM ET.

The Classic Edition includes:

  • Classic SNES Box

  • Game

  • Commemorative Non-Functioning SNES Cartridge

  • Original Soundtrack

Supermarket Shriek ($29.99) Amazon

Transformers: Battlegrounds ($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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