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Week of September 12th, 2021 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: Sep 15, 2021


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!


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


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.



New Releases/New Preorders

Sunday, September 12th

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Double Dragon & Kunio-Kun Retro Brawler Bundle from Limited Run Games

  • Regular ($39.99) Link

  • Classic ($69.99) Link

Open pre-orders close on Sunday, September 12th at 11:59 PM EST. We're proud to present you this compilation of 18 titles from the Double Dragon and Kunio-kun series. Among the 15 Kunio-kun titles, 11 of these had not been released in North America yet! All the in-game text has been translated in English.

Choose between playing the "original version" or the "quality up version", where the mechanics and the game commands have been improved!

*Some games feature the "original version" only.

Moreover, online features, avatars, screen and sound options have been added. You can play by yourself, or go wild playing with friends, family or any online player!

Classic Titles





・Super Dodge Ball

・River City Ransom

・Crash'n the Boys Street Challenge

Classic Titles (unreleased in North America)

・Nekketsu Renegade Kunio-kun

・Nekketsu High School Dodgeball Club

・Downtown Nekketsu Story

・Nekketsu High School Dodgeball Club - Soccer Story

・Downtown Nekketsu March Super-Awesome Field Day!

・Downtown Special Kunio-kun's Historical Period Drama!

・Go-Go! Nekketsu Hockey Club Slip-and-Slide Madness

・Surprise! Nekketsu New Records! The Distant Gold Medal

・Nekketsu Fighting Legend

・Kunio-kun's Nekketsu Soccer League

・Nekketsu! Street Basketball All-Out Dunk Heroes

The Classic Edition includes:

  • Switch Limited Run #115: Double Dragon Kunio-Kun Retro Brawler Bundle

  • Kunio Keychains

  • Original Soundtrack on a Mini CD, All in a Retro Cartridge Sleeve

  • 18"x 24"Poster

  • Retro Dust Sleeve

Tuesday, September 14th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Alwa's Collection Limited Edition ($69.99) distributed through Limited Run Games

This is a distributed title and not part of their numbered run. Additionally, there will be a standard retail edition coming out later this year. Included in this release are the following two games on one cart:

  • Alwa's Legacy

  • Alwa's Awakening

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Special CE box with O-sleeve

  • Alwa's Collection: Limited Edition physical game for Nintendo Switch

  • Hologram sticker sheet x 3 (packed inside the game case)

  • Art card x 3 (early concept art sketches)

  • Acrylic keychain of Zoe

  • Diorama set with packaging

  • Pixel Character USB stick with Deluxe versions of the Alwa's Awakening and Alwa's Legacy soundtracks. The USB can also be part of the diorama)

  • Certificate of authenticity

(NEW RELEASE) Colors Live ($49.99) Amazon

Includes a Pressure Sensing Pen.

(NEW RELEASE) Cruis'n Blast ($39.99) from Best Buy

Currently, you can get a $10 eGift Card when you pre-order.

(NEW RELEASE) Hoa ($39.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Instant Sports Paradise ($34.99) Amazon

Despite it already being available on Amazon, it appears the U.S. release date is September 14th on other retailer sites.

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Strife: Veteran Edition ($29.99) from Limited Run Games

Open pre-orders for a limited time begin at 12 PM EST. This will also include a foil cover and a double sided field guide/map. This is a Distribution Title and not part of their numbered run.

(NEW PRE-ORDER) 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.

Thursday, September 16th

(NEW RELEASE/PRE-ORDER) Deponia Collection from Super Rare Games

  • Regular ($74.70) Link - Limited to 3,000 copies

  • Collector's ($130.04) Link - Limited to 1,000 copies

Sales open up at 1 PM EST. Although it appears the Regular Edition is in stock, the CE is expected to ship middle of October. This release includes the following four games all on the cart:

  • Deponia

  • Deponia Doomsday

  • Goodbye Deponia

  • Chaos on Deponia

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • a 208 page hardcover art book

  • a soundtrack CD

  • a full set of trading cards (including a guaranteed holographic)

  • a sticker sheet,

  • as well as the standard game case with all 4 games on cart, a logo sticker, and an awesome collector's box.

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Letter (The): A Horror Visual Novel from eastasiasoft

  • Regular ($29.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • Limited ($39.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

Pre-orders open at 11:00 AM EST and the LE will be limited to 2,000 copies.

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Game

  • Full Color Game Manual

  • 2 CD Soundtrack

  • Numbered Certificate

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Love Esquire from eastasiasoft

  • Regular ($29.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • Limited ($39.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

Pre-orders open at 11:00 AM EST and the LE will be limited to 2,000 copies.

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Game

  • Full Color Game Manual

  • 2 CD Soundtrack

  • Numbered Certificate

(NEW RELEASE) Metallic Child

This is the JPN physical release and supports English.

  • Standard - Playasia ($39.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • Standard - Amazon Japan (~$29.61) Link

  • Scarlet Edition - Amazon Japan (~91) Link

The Scarlet Edition includes:

  • Limited Edition Cosmetic Box (serial number engraved)

  • Game

  • 32 Page Setting Materials Collection Book

  • Stickers

  • 3 x Pins

  • Soundtrack CD

(NEW RELEASE) Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom: All In One Edition

This is the JPN/ASIA physical releases and despite the game supporting English and being the same in all regions, the cover and game name is slightly different. So I posted it here!

  • JPN Edition ($56.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • JPN Edition (~$50) Amazon Japan

  • ASIA Edition ($59.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

JPN Cover

ASIA Cover

Friday, September 17th

(NEW RELEASE) Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom: Prince's Edition ($59.99) 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 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

That's it for this week! What are you getting? Comment on Twitter and tag @JPSWITCHMANIA!



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