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Week of October 3rd, 2021 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: Oct 7

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 3rd

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Bloodrayne Betrayal: Fresh Bites from Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($34.99) Link

  • Collector's ($74.99) Link

Open pre-orders for both editions starts at 10 AM EST and closes on Sunday, October 3rd at 11:59 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Switch Limited Run #120: BloodRayne Betrayal: Fresh Bites

  • Game manual

  • Official CD soundtrack

  • Two-sided 18"x24" poster

  • Full game map on one side

  • Red skull keychain

  • Rocket coffin float pen

  • Brimstone Society member ID card

  • Deluxe Collector's Edition box

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) DUSK from Limited Run Games

  • Game Only ($34.99) Link

  • Game w/ Key Chain ($44.99) Link

Pre-orders will be open pre-order and goes up at 10 AM EST and closes on Sunday, September 26th, 2021. Please note that there is a dropdown option to select the Game or Game + Key Chain. This will also include DUSK '82 on the cartridge.

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Quake from Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($29.99) Link

  • Deluxe ($79.99) Link

  • Ultimate ($174.99) Link

Pre-orders are open pre-orders for all three editions and begins at 10 AM SET and ends on Sunday, September 26th at 11:59 PM EST.

The Deluxe Edition includes:

  • Physical Quake game for Nintendo Switch

  • Official Nintendo Switch sized Quake SteelBook

  • 18x24" Double Sided Poster

  • Metal Quake Logo Keychain

  • Commemorative Metal Coin

  • Deluxe PC-style Big Box

The Ultimate Edition includes:

  • Quake Deluxe Edition

  • Physical Quake game for Nintendo Switch

  • Official Nintendo Switch sized Quake SteelBook

  • 18x24" Double Sided Poster

  • Metal Quake Logo Keychain

  • Commemorative Metal Coin

  • Deluxe PC-style Big Box

  • Quake Logo Shirt

  • Ring of Shadows

  • Enamel Pin

  • 3" Metal Shambler Figure

  • Motorized Rotating Quake Quad Damage Replica Statue

  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

  • Deluxe Nail Gun Ammo Outer Box

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Wild Guns Reloaded from Strictly Limited Games

  • Standard (29.99€) Link - Limited to 2,000 copies

  • Collector's (69.99) Link - Limited to 1,500 copies

These will be offered in two batches. The first batch goes up on Saturday, October 2nd at 6:00 PM EST. The second batch goes up on Sunday, October 3rd at 12:00 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Collector's Edition Box

  • Nintendo Switch Game

  • Reversible Large Poster

  • Four Character Cards

  • Four Pixelart Postcards

  • Stickersheet

  • Wild Guns Reloaded OST

  • Metal Necklace with Engraved Bullet

  • Bullet the Dog Acrylic Keychain

  • Character Fridge Magnet

  • Boss Fight Acrylic Diorama

  • Extended Manual

Monday, October 4th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Cupid Parasite Limited Edition ($94.99) Idea Factory Website

This is also available to pre-order at Idea Factory's EU store as well as Video Games Plus (Canadian customers).


The Limited Edition includes:

  • Nintendo Switch Game (with reversible cover)

  • Collector’s Box

  • Steel Game Case

  • "The Parasite's Guide to Los York" Hardcover Art Book

  • Keychain Set

  • "Radio Los York Presents: Pillow Talk"

  • Exclusive Trading Card


Tuesday, October 5th

(NEW RELEASE) Agatha Christie: Hercule Poirot ($29.99) Amazon

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Asdivine Collection ($49.99) distributed through Limited Run Games

Open pre-orders begin at 12:00 PM EST and will close on Sunday, November 7th at 11:59 PM EST. This is a distributed title and not part of their numbered run.


The four games included on the one cartridge are:

  • Asdivine Hearts

  • Asdivine Hearts II

  • Asdivine Dios

  • Asdivine Menace

(NEW RELEASE) LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

  • ESRB Physical Release ($39.99) Amazon

  • PEGI Fauxical Release (£24.99) Amazon

Please note that it appears the PEGI release will only be a fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge).


ESRB Cover

PEGI Cover

(NEW RELEASE) Nickelodeon All Star Brawl ($49.99) Best Buy

Get a $10 eGift Card when you pre-order.

(NEW RELEASE) RiMS Racing ($39.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania

  • ESRB Anniversary Launch Edition ($39.99) Amazon

  • PEGI Launch Edition (£34.99) Amazon UK

The ESRB Anniversary Edition includes:

  • Collectible Slipcover/Sleeve

  • Game

  • 10 x Exclusive Cosmetic Items

  • Reversible Cover

  • 40 Page Artbook

The PEGI Launch Edition includes:

  • Game

  • 10 x Exclusive Cosmetic Items

  • Reversible Cover


Wednesday, October 6th

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Galaxy of Pen and Paper +! Edition (€34.99) from Red Art Games

Pre-orders close at 6:00 PM EST.


Thursday, October 7th

(NEW RELEASE) Astria Ascending

This is a JPN release that will support English. Please note this is coming out for ESRB and PEGI. However, the Special Edition appears to be coming out in Japan only.

The Special Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Game

  • Original Soundtrack

  • Orcanon Map

(NEW RELEASE) Lyrica & Lyrica 2 Stars Align

This is a JPN release that will support English.

The Amazon Japan Exclusive Pre-Order Bonus Cover Sheets:

The Special Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Game

  • Recorded Songs CD

  • Digital Artbook

(NEW RELEASE) Metal Unit ($36.57) from Super Rare Games

Limited to 4,000 copies, sales open up at 1:00 PM EST.

(NEW RELEASE) No More Heroes 1 + 2 ($45.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

This is an Asia release that will support English. Both games are on one cart.


Friday, October 8th

(NEW RELEASE) Doki Doki Literature Club Plus! ($29.99) Amazon

The Premium Physical Edition includes:

  • Game

  • Sticker Sheet

  • Poem from Monika

  • Literature Club Membership Card

  • 2" Character Standee Chipboard Set (includes all 4)

  • Soundtrack Download Code

(NEW RELEASE) Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild + Expansion Pass ($78.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

According to the Nintendo Japan product page, it states that everything is on cart. We shall see!

(NEW RELEASE) Metroid Dread

The ESRB Special Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • SteelBook (with cartridge inside) - there will be no standard case in this set

  • Art Cards

  • Art Book

The PEGI Special Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Standard Game Case

  • SteelBook

  • Art Cards

  • Art Book

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Pathway ($29.99) Limited Run Games

Pre-orders open at 10 AM EST and will close on November 7th at 11:59 PM EST.


Included are the following:

  • Reversible art cover sleeve

  • Adventurer's Field Guide Manual

(NEW RELEASE) Road 96

The Signature Edition includes:

  • Region free copy of Road 96 on Nintendo Switch.

  • A travel case-themed outer case.

  • An embroidered patch.

  • Three exclusive enamel pins.

  • Two postcards featuring vistas from the game and the dev's signatures.

  • A fold-out map of Petria.

  • A republic of Petria passport.

  • Road 96 air freshener

(NEW RELEASE) Splatoon 2 + Octo Expansion ($61.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

According to the Nintendo Japan product page, it states that everything is on cart. We shall see!


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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