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Week of September 6th, 2020 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Preorders

Updated: Sep 10

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.



GIVEAWAY #2: I've teamed up with Flynns Arcade to give away an eShop code for: Laraan, Explosive Dinosaurs, and Eternum EX). Enter here and ends September 11th.



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 6th

(LAST DAY) Grandia HD Collection ($54.99) Limited Run Games

Pre-Orders close at 11:59 PM ET.

(LAST DAY) Ys Origin ($29.99) Limited Run Games

Pre-Orders close at 11:59 PM ET. This is a Distributed Title and not part of their numbered run.


Tuesday, September 8th

Minecraft Dungeons: Hero Edition ($29.99) Amazon

Obakeidoro: Catch Me If You Can Monsters ($33.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

This is the Asia English version. There was a Japanese version released previously. Both support English.

Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD Collector's Edition ($TBD) Limited Run Games (Link NA)

Limited (exact quantity still unknown) pre-orders open up at 12 PM ET. This is an exclusive Collector's Edition for the game, but is part of LRG's Distributed Line-Up.


The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Standard Retail Version of Game

  • Official Soundtrack

  • 3 x Art Cards

  • Puzzle Plush with Audio (careful, he growls)

  • 18 x 24 Poster

RPG Maker MV

The Limited Edition includes:

  • RPG Maker MV for Nintendo Switch™

  • RPG Maker MV Creator's Log

  • Official Soundtrack

  • Collector's Box


Thursday, September 10th

Hellpoint ($49.99) from Signature Edition Games

Please note this is getting a standard retail release in the U.S.


Pre-Orders open at 11:00 AM and the Signature Edition will include:

  • Region free copy of Hellpoint on Nintendo Switch.

  • Two limited edition enamel pins.

  • Collector’s certificate of authenticity featuring the developers' signatures 

  • Original Soundtrack CD.

  • 44 page booklet featuring the game's exquisite artwork

  • Packaged in a sturdy “Sierra” box with outer sleeve featuring alternative colour artwork.

Kholat (€29.99) from Red Art Games

The first 500 people to use checkout code "JPSW10" (also only valid until September 20th at 11:59 PM Paris Time) will save 10% off an order with Kholat.


Pre-Orders open at 11:00 AM ET and are limited to 3,800 copies.

Morbid: The Seven Acolytes ($49.99) from Signature Edition Games

Pre-Orders open at 11:00 AM and the Signature Edition will include:

  • Region free copy of Morbid: The Seven Acolytes on Nintendo Switch.

  • Two limited edition enamel pins featuring Blessings runes as found in the game.

  • Collector’s art card featuring the developers signatures and concept art of Lorn, one of the deadly seven acolytes.

  • Original Soundtrack CD.

  • Packaged in a sturdy “Sierra” box with outer sleeve featuring alternative colour artwork.

Tin & Kuno

  • GameStop ($29.99) Link

  • Aksys Store ($29.99) Link


Tomoyo After: It's a Wonderful Life - CS Edition

  • Amazon Japan (~$34.00) Link

  • Amazon Japan w/ A4 Folder Bonus (~$43.00) Link

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

Here is the folder image:


Friday, September 11th

Bounty Battle: The Ultimate Indie Brawler

Please note that the U.S. physical release was canceled.

The Signature Edition includes:

  • Region free copy of Bounty Battle on Nintendo Switch.

  • Four limited edition enamel pins featuring the fighters: Atlas, Lazarus, Lilith and Tyran.

  • Numbered collector’s certificate, printed with the developers' signatures.

  • 34-page booklet detailing the combatants featured in Bounty Battle.

  • Sturdy “Sierra” box with foam insert.

  • Outer sleeve featuring alternative artwork.

Holy Potatoes! Compendium

The Badge Collector's Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Game

  • 5 x Hard Enamel Badges

Inertial Drift (~$31.00) Video Games Plus

Please note that the U.S. physical release was canceled.

Pode

The Artists Edition includes:

  • Pode game

  • Collectors case

  • Colouring art book

  • Holographic card & sticker

  • Bulder & glow magents

  • Papercraft diorama

Shantae from Limited Run Games

  • Regular ($29.99) Link

  • Collector's ($64.99) Link

Both editions will be an open pre-order for 4 weeks, closing on Sunday, October 11th at 11:59 PM ET. The game features options on the main menu to play with or without the GBA enhancements.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Switch Limited Run #83: Shantae

  • Full color interior case art and booklet

  • SteelBook Case

  • Original Soundtrack

  • Shantae Enamel Pin

  • Shantae Acrylic Standee

  • Commemorative Coin

  • Reversible 18" x 24" Poster

Shantae: Risky's Revenge from Limited Run Games

  • Regular ($29.99) Link

  • Collector's ($64.99) Link

Both editions will be an open pre-order for 4 weeks, closing on Sunday, October 11th at 11:59 PM ET.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Switch Limited Run #84: Shantae: Risky's Revenge

  • Full-color interior case art and a booklet.

  • SteelBook Case

  • Original Soundtrack

  • Shantae Enamel Pin

  • Shantae Acrylic Standee

  • Commemorative Coin

  • Reversible 18" x 24" Poster



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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