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Week of September 13th, 2020 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Preorders

Updated: Sep 15

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!


We've also partnered with Video Games Plus to offer super affordable shipping worldwide! Read all about it here.



Super Blood Hockey ($39.95)

Our first release is an open-preorder that will be active until Tuesday, September 22nd at 11:59 PM ET. 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!



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.


GIVEAWAY #1: Premium Editions and Video Games Plus have teamed up for an awesome giveaway. Win either the Grand Prize (Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing Console - JPN Edition, a physical copy of Super Blood Hockey and Tokyo School Life) or be one of the two runner up winners (a physical copy of Super Blood Hockey and Tokyo School Life). Enter here and ends September 22nd.



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


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, September 13th

(LAST DAY) Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time ($49.99) Limited Run Games

Pre-Orders close at 11:59 PM ET.


Tuesday, September 15th

(LAST DAY) Among the Sleep ($29.99) Limited Run Games

Reminder that this is a distributed title and not part of their numbered run. This game did receive a retail release, but this is the Alternate Cover Version.

CrossCode

This is for the EU/PEGI release. ININ's website is showing a 10/20/20 physical release date for the US/ESRB, but I have yet to see any retailer listing this. Stay tuned.

The Strictly Limited Games' Regular w/ Steelbook includes an exclusive cover along with an exclusive Steelbook. These are individually numbered and limited to 3,000 copies. Currently expected to release in October/November.

The Strictly Limited Games' Collector's Edition is individually numbered and limited to 2,000 copies. Currently expected to release in October/November. This includes:

  • CrossCode with reversible cover (NSW)

  • SteelBook®

  • Hardcover CE Box with magnetic lock

  • Original 2-Disc Soundtrack composed by Deniz Akbulut

  • Hardcover CrossCode Art Book

  • 18 Stickers

  • Large Poster

  • Lea 'Hi' Keychain

(RESTOCK) Mary Skelter 2 ($49.99) from Idea Factory

Pre-Orders go up at 11 AM PT / 2 PM ET. The expected ship date is September 21st and there will be limited quantities. This is just a reprint so if you originally purchased this from Limited Run Games, this is the same version.

No Straight Roads

  • Regular ($49.99) Amazon

  • Collector's Edition ($79.99) Best Buy - Currently sold out.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Game

  • Double-Sided 12" LP

  • Full-Sized Drumstick Set

  • 64 Page Artbook

Samurai Shodown NEOGEO Collection

Includes the following games on one cart:

  • Samurai Shodown

  • Samurai Shodown II

  • Samurai Shodown III

  • Samurai Shodown IV

  • Samurai Shodown V

  • Samurai Shodown V Special

  • Samurai Shodown V Perfect! 

The Limited Collector's Edition includes:

  • The Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection game (physical edition) for Nintendo Switch™.

  • An official NeoGeo box numbered at 1800 copies.

  • An 104-page artbook featuring previously unpublished design documents and illustrations.

  • Two exclusive CDs to plunge back into the atypical sound universe of the Samurai Shodown series.

  • Seven lithographs in the colours of the Samurai Shodown saga.



Thursday, September 17th


Atomicrops

This game does support English.

  • Amazon Japan (~$25.00) Link

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

Freedom Finger (~$34.53) Super Rare Games

Opens up for sale at 1:00 PM ET and will be limited to 4,000 copies.

Moero Crystal H from eastasiasoft

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

  • Limited (N/A) Playasia - Out of Stock

Although it's sold out, the Limited Edition includes:

  • A physical copy of the game (region free)

  • A full-color printed manual

  • An original soundtrack CD

  • An artbook

  • A sticker set

  • An individually numbered collector’s certificate

  • A collector’s box (with a beautifully embossed logo)

  • Playasia Minicase Keychain

Ruiner (JPN EDITION) (~$37.23) Amazon Japan

Although the eShop states it supports English, we were informed that the physical would not include English. However, I'm leaving it up here just in case. Buy at your own risk.

This physical release includes:

  • Game

  • Original Embroidery Patch

  • Sticker Sheet

  • High Quality Art Card

  • Reversible Cover

Truck Driver (£38.85) Base

This is the EU/PEGI release. A US/ESRB physical release is coming out on October 16th.


Friday, September 18th


Beholder Collector's Edition ($45.49) Shop4MegaStore

There are multiple release dates across a few retailers. I will continue to monitor and update this if the date turns out not to be September 18th.


This includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Game

  • Badge

  • Art Book

  • Original Soundtrack

  • Squishy Character

(NEWLY ADDED) Death Squared ($34.99) from 1PrintGames

This went on sale on September 14th with an expected ship date of September 18th. This is limited to 1,500 and includes the following:

  • Death Squared Physical Game for Nintendo Switch

  • Death Squared Inner Cover Artwork

  • Death Squared Bots Acrylic Keychain

  • Death Squared Testing Manual

  • Death Squared Numbered Authenticity Card

  • Death Squared Logo Sticker

(LAST DAY) Ruiner ($39.99) Special Reserve Games

Pre-Orders close at 1:00 PM ET. This set includes:

  • SWITCH CARTRIDGE

  • SEQUENTIALLY NUMBERED GAME PACKAGING

  • REVERSIBLE JACKET ARTWORK

  • SHIPS IN A SPECIAL RESERVE BOX

  • 40 PAGE INSTRUCTION BOOKLET

  • 102 PAGE ART BOOK

Super Mario 3D All-Stars ($59.99)

GameStop Pre-Order Bonus (might be in store only - check with your local stores)

Target Pre-Order Bonus (might be in store only - check with your local stores)

Walmart Pre-Order Bonus

Void Bastards ($29.99) Amazon

Please note that Best Buy is showing a release date for 9/29.

WWE 2K 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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