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Week of October 25th, 2020 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Preorders

Updated: Oct 28

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, Funbox, and Bazaar-Bazaar when you use checkout code SWITCHMANIA.

  • Save 10% at Shop4MegaStore from now until October 30th at 9 AM ET. This excludes pre-orders, consoles and already discounted items.

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 ($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.

  • 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


Sunday, October 25th

(2ND BATCH) A Magical High School Girl from Strictly Limited Games

  • Regular (29.99€) Link - Limited to 1,700 copies

  • Collector's (49.99€) Link - Limited to 1,300 copies

The 2nd batch of pre-orders opens up at 12 PM ET.

The Collector's Edition contains:

  • A Magical High-School Girl game for Nintendo Switch with reversible Cover

  • Collector’s box with magnetic latch

  • Hardcover Artbook

  • Acrylic Standee

  • Back-to-School Package

  • Sticker sheet

  • Large Reversible Poster

(LAST DAY) Doom 64 from Limited Run Games

  • Regular ($24.99) Link

  • Classic ($54.99) Link

Pre-Orders close on Sunday, October 25th at 11:59 PM ET.

The Classic Edition includes:

  • Physical DOOM 64 game in a standard case for the Nintendo Switch

  • Full-color manual

  • Full-color interior case art

  • Premium foil embossed classic edition N64 throwback box

  • Heavy metal commemorative (non-functioning) retro cart

  • Behind-The-Scenes Booklet

  • Reversible 18" x 24" Poster 


Tuesday, October 27th

Bluecoats: North & South ($44.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

At this time, I only see Playasia as having an active listing for this title. I have not heard of this getting an ESRB/U.S. physical release at this time.

Dungreed

  • Best Buy ($29.99) Link

  • Nicalis ($29.99) Link

Exclusive to the Nicalis Store is the soundtrack CD.

(NEW) Holy Potatoes! Compendium

This is a PM Studios release distributed through Limited Run Games. This is not part of Limited Run's numbered titles.

  • Regular ($34.99) Link - Limited to 3,900 copies

  • Badge ($49.99) Link - Limited to 900 copies

Ikaruga ($59.99) Nicalis Store

This includes:

  • Heavy Outer Box

  • Game

  • Exclusive Metal Earth Steel Model Kit of the IKARUGA Ship (Assembly Required)

  • Heavy Stock Instruction Manual

  • Premium Foil "Warning" Sticker

Instant Chef Party ($34.99) Amazon

Cobra Kai: The Karate Kid Saga Continues ($39.99) Best Buy

My Universe – Fashion Boutique ($29.99) Amazon

Oddworld: New ‘N’ Tasty

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Exclusive Slipcover with Lenticular Cover

  • Regular Edition of the Game

  • 1 x Key Chain

  • 1 x Sticker Sheet

Sonic Forces + Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD Double Pack ($39.99) Amazon

Sonic Mania + Team Sonic Racing Double Pack ($39.99) Amazon

Super Street Rally Racer 2-in-1 ($39.99) Best Buy

Two items:

  • Rally Racer is a digital code

  • I have not seen any other retailer other than Best Buy listing this so I'm not sure if it's exclusive to them.

Vitamin Connection ($34.99) Best Buy Link Not Yet Available

Please note that stores will begin selling Vitamin Connection (Limited Run Games title with variant cover) on this date. It's not yet up on the site, but the SKU is #6434876.


Thursday, October 29th

Kamen Rider: Memory of Heroez (Regular Edition)

  • Amazon Japan (Japan Version, ~$68.92) Link

  • Amazon Japan w/ Pre-Order DLC Bonus (Japan Version, ~$79.83) Link

  • Playasia (Asia Version, $59.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • Playasia (Japan Version, $71.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

Japanese Cover

Asia Cover

Kamen Rider: Memory of Heroez (Premium Sound Edition)

This supports English subtitles and includes 60 additional songs not found in the Regular Edition.

  • Amazon Japan (Japan Version, ~$106.72) Link

  • Amazon Japan w/ Pre-Order DLC Bonus (Japan Version, ~$123.95) Link

  • Playasia (Japan Version, $109.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

(NEW) Monster Prom XXL from Super Rare Games

  • Regular Edition ($35.21) Link - Limited to 7,000 copies

  • Regular Edition w/ Steelbook Bundle ($51.51) Link - Limited 500 copies

  • Collector's Edition ($97.80) Link - Limited to 1,500 copies

  • Regular Edition w/ Game #42 & #43 ($105.63) Link

  • Collector's Edition w/ Game #42 & #43 ($168.22) Link

Pre-Orders open at 2:00 PM ET.

The Steelbook bundle includes a postcard and an exclusive box to house everything in it.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • SteelBook case

  • 68 page full-colour hardback yearbook with tons of artwork and stickers

  • a temporary tattoo

  • a collector's pin badge

  • 10 physical instant camera photos

  • a collectible driving license

  • a high school diploma

  • Complete set of trading cards

  • Sticker

  • Awesome collector's box

(NEW) My Riding Stables 2: A New Adventure (£32.09) Amazon U.K.


Shantae and the Seven Sirens

Both the Japanese and Asia editions support English.

  • Amazon Japan (Japan Version, ~$48.39) Link

  • Playasia (Japan Version, $52.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

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

Japanese Cover

Asia Cover

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? ($36.99) Shop4MegaStore

This is for the PEGI/U.K. physical release. the ESRB/U.S. physical releases on November 17th and you can pre-order at Amazon here for $29.99.


Friday, October 30th

(NEW) Corpse Killer from Limited Run Games

  • Regular ($29.99) Link

  • Collector's ($59.99) Link

Both edition are a 4-week open pre-order that begins at 10 AM ET and closes on Sunday, November 29th at 11:59 PM ET.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Limited Run #87: Corpse Killer (Switch)

  • Behind-The-Scenes Booklet

  • Project Script

  • Reversible 18" x 24" Poster

  • Official 2-Disc Soundtrack 

Dead Cells: Prisoner's Edition ($109.98) Signature Edition Games

This is for the PEGI/EU physical release. The ESRB/U.S. physical releases on November 10th for $119.99. You can pre-order that Amazon here.


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

(EU Exclusive Console?) Fortnite Nintendo Switch System (£279.99) Amazon U.K.

To my knowledge, this is an EU exclusive system at this time as I have not heard of this coming out in the U.S. With that said, this is the V2 console with longer battery life and will ship to the U.S.


This special bundle includes:

  • Nintendo Switch console with a unique Fortnite design on the back

  • Exclusive yellow Joy-Con (L) and blue Joy-Con (R)

  • Nintendo Switch dock with a unique Fortnite design

  • Fortnite pre-installed and Wildcat Bundle download code, giving access to the Wildcat Outfit and two additional styles, a Sleek Strike Back Bling and two additional styles

  • 2000 V-Bucks

Mad Rat Dead

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Mad Rat Dead for Nintendo Switch™

  • Physical Dead Beats Cassette

  • Dead Beats Digital Soundtrack Download

  • Mad Masterpieces Digital Art Book

  • Collector's Box

Pikmin 3 Deluxe ($59.99) Amazon

Wallachia: Reign of Dracula (29,90€) Pixelheart

This is the EU release through Pixelheart. The ESRB/US release will be exclusive through VGNYSoft and you can pre-order it here.


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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