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Week of September 20th, 2020 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Preorders

Updated: Sep 26

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: I've teamed up with VGNYSoft to give away Serial Number 0001/1500 for Guns of Mercy. Enter here and ends September 20th.



GIVEAWAY #2: I've teamed up with NISA to give away a NA eShop code of RPG Maker MV. Enter here and ends September 20th.



GIVEAWAY #3: 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 20th

(LAST DAY) RUINER ($29.99) Limited Run Games

Pre-Orders close at 11:59 PM ET. This is a variant cover edition of RUINER and not part of their numbered run.


Tuesday, September 22nd

Adam's Venture: Origins ($38.94) Amazon

PGA Tour 2K21 ($59.99) Amazon

(LAST DAY - U.S. Customers) Super Blood Hockey ($39.95) Premium Edition Games

Please note that for international customers, pre-orders will remain open at Video Games Plus while their allocation lasts. You can pre-order from them here.


Pre-Orders close on 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!

Trollhunters: Defenders of Arcadia ($39.99) Amazon


Thursday, September 24th

Dungreed

  • Amazon Japan (~$26.00) Link

  • Amazon Japan w/ PC Wallpaper and Postcards Bonus (~$32.00) Link

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

So here's where things get weird. I'm unclear if this release supports English only because Playasia is stating it is, but the Japanese eShop page is stating it's not. Therefore, I will not be able to confirm until I receive the copy and will update this accordingly.


According to Amazon Japan, this will include:

  • Special Sticker

  • Full Color Instruction Manual Enclosed

  • Original Soundtrack Included

The Amazon Japan pre-order bonuses include:

  • PC Wallpaper

  • Postcard Set

Ikaruga (JPN Edition) ($98.29) Nin-Nin Games

Please note that this is getting an English release from Nicalis in October 27th and can be pre-ordered here.


The Japanese edition supports English and includes the following:

  • Game

  • Reversible jacket

  • Full color instruction manual

  • Metal Earth ''Ikaruga''

  • Special Package


Friday, September 25th

(NEW) Azur Lane: Crosswave

  • U.S. Standard ($49.99) Link - Pre-Orders Not Yet Live @ Iffy Store

  • EU Commander's Calendar Edition (£49.99 - UK & EU | £41.66 - Non EU) Link

The Commander's Calendar Edition includes:

  • Azur Lane: Crosswave for Nintendo Switch™ system

  • Reversible Cover Sleeve

  • 12 page 2021 Art Desk Calendar (169mm x 104mm)

  • Collector's Box


Big Bobby Car: The Big Race ($29.99) Shop4MegaStore

This is an EU/PEGI release; currently no plans for a US/ESRB release.

Doom 64 from Limited Run Games

  • Regular ($24.99) Link

  • Classic ($54.99) Link

Both editions are open pre-order until 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 

(NEW) Liberated: Enhanced Edition (34,90€) from Pixelheart

This is limited to 3,000 copies (1,000 copies available on their site with the remaining at retail in the EU).

Winter Sports Games (£19.16) Funbox Media - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

This did release awhile ago as a German physical exclusive (also supporting English), but now it coming to the UK with an English cover.


(NEW) Saturday, September 26th

Darius Cozmic Revelation from Strictly Limited Games

This collection includes: G-DARIUS HD & DARIUSBURST Another Chronicles EX+

  • Regular (59.99€) Link - Limited to 3,500 copies

  • Collector's (139.99€) Link - Limited to 2,500 copies

Pre-Orders will be in two batches:

  • Saturday, September 26th at 6 PM ET

  • Sunday, September 27th at 12 PM ET

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Darius Cozmic Revelations Game for Nintendo Switch

  • Collector’s box with magnetic latch

  • Darius PCB Box

  • DARIUSBURST ANOTHER CHRONICLE Live in O-EAST -revolt- Blu-ray with Zuntata bonus feature by Audi Sorlie and John Linneman. Arcade Papercraft Artbook

  • 4 Acrylic Art Cards

  • PVC Standee DARIUS THE OMNIBUS III Arrange CD Game logo pin set


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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