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Week of September 4th, 2022 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: Sep 16

SAMMY THE SOCK!

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PAX WEST EXCLUSIVES (Friday, September 2nd - Monday, September 5th)

Limited Run Games

PM Studios


PRE-ORDERS & NEW RELEASES

Sunday, September 4th

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) FROGUN distributed through Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($34.99) Link

  • Collector's ($69.99) Link

Open Pre-Orders for both editions close on Sunday, September 4th at 11:59 PM EST. Please note that this is a distributed title and not part of LRG's numbered run. The Standard Edition will be made available at retail once in hand.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Physical Copy of Frogun for Nintendo Switch

  • Collector’s Cover Box with Special Hand-drawn Watercolor Art

  • Reversible 18x24 poster

  • Frogun Original Soundtrack

  • Sticker Sheet

  • Artbook

  • Manual

(NEW PRE-ORDER) The Journey Down Trilogy from Strictly Limited Games

  • Standard (39,99€) Link - Limited to 2,000 Copies

  • Special Limited (59,99€) Link - Limited to 999 Copies

Pre-Orders will be offered in two batches: Saturday, September 3rd at 6:00 PM EST and Sunday, September 4th at 12 PM EST.

The Special Limited Edition includes:

  • Game for Nintendo Switch or PlayStation 4

  • Special Limited Edition Box

  • Colorful Game Manual

  • Wooden Pearl Necklace: A wooden necklace inspired by traditional jewelry featuring Bwana’s mask/face.

  • Art and Riddle Booklet: Booklet featuring concept art and behind-the-scenes info straight from the developers as well riddles inspired by the game. Details: Softcover, 50 + pages, approx. 17cm x 10cm

  • The Great Asili Tree Map: Poster sized map of the Asili Tree Area as found in chapter 3 of the game. Details: A3 size (29.7 x 42 cm/11.7 x 16.5 in) folded to A6 (10.5 x 14.8 cm/4.1 x 5.8 in)

  • 3 Disc Soundtrack : Contains the soundtrack for all three episodes on 3 CDs in a gorgeous digipack.

  • Fish-curry recipe card: Recipe card for the fish-curry appearing on multiple occasions in the game. Details: A6 size (10.5 x 14.8 cm/4.1 x 5.8 in)

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Undermine ($34.99) from Limited Run Games

This is an open pre-order that closes on Sunday, September 4th at 11:59 PM EST.


Monday, September 5th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Miracle Snack Shop from Playasia

  • Standard ($29.99) Link - Save 5% with code "POLANJP"

  • Limited Edition ($39.99) Link - Limited to 3,000 Copies - Save 5% with code "POLANJP"

Pre-Orders open at 11 AM EST. The Limited Edition includes:

  • 11-Page Color Manual

  • Original Soundtrack CD

  • Acrylic Standee Set (Philia & Mira)

  • Minicase Keychain (holds Switch Game)

  • Art Card Collection (3x, includes art sketches)

  • Individually Numbered Certificate

  • Windowed Collector’s Box


Tuesday, September 6th

(NEW RELEASE/NEW PRE-ORDER) 9th Dawn III: Shadow of Erthil distributed through Limited Run Games

  • Standard w/ Exclusive Poster ($34.99) Limited Run Games - Limited to 2,000 Copies

  • Standard (Game Only) ($34.99) Amazon (Link Not Yet Available)

This is an in-hand Distro Title that is available right NOW over at Limited Run Games and goes live at 12 PM EST. Plus, you'll get an exclusive poster when you purchase from the LRG site. Otherwise, you can pre-order the game over at Amazon.

(NEW RELEASE) Mozart Requiem

  • Amazon ($29.99 USD) Link

  • Video Games Plus ($49.99 CAD) Link

(NEW RELEASE) Temtem

  • Amazon ($44.99 USD) Link

  • Video Games Plus ($54.99 CAD) Link


Thursday, September 8th

(NEW RELEASE) Boku wa Koukuu Kanseikan: Airport Hero Haneda ($44.99 USD) Playasia - Save 5% with code "POLANJP"

This is a JPN physical release with English support. To my knowledge, no ESRB/PEGI physical release is currently planned.

(NEW RELEASE) Necrobarista ($33.30 USD) from Super Rare Games

Sales go up at 1 PM EST and is limited to 4,000 copies.

(NEW RELEASE) Simple Series for Nintendo Switch Volume 2.: The CARD Perfect Collection ($18.99 USD) Playasia - Save 5% with code "POLANJP"

This is a JPN physical release with English support. To my knowledge, no ESRB/PEGI physical release is currently planned.

(NEW RELEASE) White Day: A Labyrinth Named School

  • Best Buy ($39.99 USD) Link

  • Video Games Plus ($49.99 CAD) Link


Friday, September 9th

(NEW RELEASE) Deeeer Simulator: Your Average Everyday Deer Game

  • Amazon ($34.99 USD) Link

  • Video Games Plus ($44.99 CAD) Link

(NEW RELEASE) Hidden Objects Collection - Volume 3

  • GameStop ($29.99 USD) Link

  • Video Games Plus ($39.99 CAD) Link

(NEW RELEASE) NBA 2K23

The Michael Jordan Edition includes:

  • 100,000 Virtual Currency, 10,000 MyTEAM Points

  • 10 MyTEAM Tokens

  • Sapphire Devin Booker and Ruby Michael Jordan MyTEAM Cards

  • 23 MyTEAM Promo Packs (Receive 10 at launch plus an Amethyst topper pack, then 2 per week for 6 weeks)

  • Free Agent Option MyTEAM Pack

  • Diamond Jordan Shoe MyTEAM card

  • Ruby Coach Card MyTEAM Pack

  • 10 Boosts for each MyCAREER Skill Boost type

  • 10 Boosts for each Gatorade Boost type

  • 4 Cover Athlete T-Shirts for your MyPLAYER

  • MyPLAYER backpack and arm sleeve

  • Custom-design skateboard for MyPLAYER

  • One 2-Hr Double XP Coin.

(NEW RELEASE) Oxide Room 104

  • Best Buy ($39.99) Link

  • Video Games Plus ($49.99) Link

(NEW PRE-ORDER) River City Girls 2 from Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($39.99 USD) Link

  • Classic ($64.99 USD) Link

  • Ultimate ($99.99 USD) Link

  • Slipcover (no games included) ($9.99 USD) Link

Open Pre-Orders for all editions goes up at 10 AM EST and closes on Sunday, October 24th at 11:59 PM EST.

The Classic Edition includes:

  • Physical Copy of River City Girls 2 for Nintendo Switch

  • River City Girls 2 Retro-Styled Box

  • 2 Disc Official River City Girls 2 Soundtrack

  • Reversible Poster - Reverse Side Features World Map!

The Ultimate Edition includes:

  • Physical Copy of River City Girls 2 for Nintendo Switch

  • River City Girls 2 Digital Download Code

  • River City Girls 2 Retro-Styled Box

  • River City Girls Ultimate Edition Collector's Box

  • 2 Disc Official River City Girls 2 Soundtrack

  • Group Polaroid

  • Reversible Poster - Reverse Side Features World Map!

  • Sticker Pack

  • Beeboo Plush - Squeeze it and it talks!

  • Vampire Puncher 2 Retro Cart Keychain

  • Kozuki's Press Pass

  • Skullmageddon Coupon

  • Ken's Boss Emblem Enamel Pin

The Slipcover will hold your copies of River City Girls Zero, River City Girls and River City Girls 2. Please note you are purchasing the slipcover only; no games are included.

(NEW RELEASE) Splatoon 3

  • Amazon ($59.99 USD) Link

  • Video Games Plus ($79.99 CAD) Link


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

  • Dispatch Games (Published a few games, but then never shipped out the next wave of pre-orders. Sadly, it looks like they stole people's money) - 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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