It is time to get physical again as Jordan talks about the physical releases coming to Switch this week. For those of you who cannot stand saving space and want all of the physical goodness, Jordan has you covered. You can check out his video below on SwitchWatchTV, or you can keep scrolling down to read about the physical releases here on SwitchWatch.co.uk.
Let’s get physical! It’s Jordan here. Back again with this week’s update on all the physical releases coming to the Nintendo Switch. We’re in the third week of February, and we’re looking at the releases from the 17th until the 21st. As always, we’re taking a look at all the retail physical releases, all the low print games up for order, some juicy imports, and our community spotlight where you show off your pick ups.
Remember, if you want to support this little series, leave us a comment on the YouTube page with what you are playing in your backlog and what is the most recent addition to your physical collection. Personally, I decided to take the plunge on the Asian release of Is it Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon. Yes, it’s a little late, but you guys were asking for a review, and so I had to step up. It’s a nice enough dungeon crawler, but quite on the basic side.
It will have a western release, but won’t be for quite a while I assume, since they are redoing the whole translation. Yes, this Asian release does have English, but it is spotty at best. Personally, it didn’t bother me. In fact, I found it quite funny, so if you want to grab it yourself, either the standard edition or a cool looking collector’s edition, we will provide links down below. It’s those links that help support these kinds of reviews. Be sure to check that out after you finish this one!
I also got in Hatsune Miku, the anniversary game. There’s no English on this one, but I do plan on making a review in the coming days so stay tuned for that. I just have to find the time somehow. Anyways, mine is the standard edition, but there’s an awesome collector’s edition that’s currently sold out. It should be getting restocked today on Monday, so be quick if you don’t want to miss it. Links for it are also below!
Retail Physical Releases
Psikyo Shooting Stars Bravo is a shooter collection of some classic arcade titles from the 90’s and early 2000’s. It’s a bit late arriving in the west considering this was a Japanese release what seems like ages ago, but in this collector’s edition you’re getting some nice additions that make the wait worth it. CD’s, art book and cards. If you want to know what this is all about, then head over to watch my review on it from early last week.
Tales of the Tiny Planet is a surprising release. The physical appears to have popped out of nowhere. It’s a puzzle adventure game where physics is the key to progression. I do remember this releasing digitally an absolute age ago, and it did come and go without much fan-fair. The original publisher is known for absolutely complete bottom of the barrel trash though. So despite this one looking decent, I’d check out a few reviews first just to make sure. Also, it’s worth noting that this is a budget title. It’s a very cheap physical.
Under Night In-birth Exe:Late… something. Is a stupidly titled fighter from Arc System Works. Or is it Askys Games? I always get those two confused. They should just merge and be one company and save everyone the pain. Tangents aside, this is a fast, chaotic fighter that looks pretty cool if you’re into the genre. There’s lots of competition out there, so we will see how this one pans out when it releases on the Nintendo Switch this week.
A bit of an uncertainty is Narcos: Rise of the Cartel. American retailers are saying this one is releasing in mid-march as a physical, but the UK sites I’m looking at are saying that this is the week for this action strategy game based on the hit Netflix TV show (Also, it’s supposed to be pretty crap). We will have to see.
Also of uncertainty, some places are claiming that Vostok Inc is receiving another physical release in Europe this week. It’s weird, because I’m sure it’s already had a small retail release in Germany or something. Well, I say uncertainty, but I have actually seen people with this already so it’s definitely real. I’m just perplexed is all.
Right, that’s it for western retail. Before we move on, don’t forget that if you’re new here, check out the YouTube channel and hit that subscribe button for all the latest Switch content.
Low Print Games
Super Rare Games’ latest game announcement is World of Goo. I literally don’t know how Super Rare Games can keep getting games that are great, but somehow never make me excited. Anyways, we knew the one had the word World in the title, so it was always going to be this or World to the West (I’d probably have been more excited about that one, to be honest).
But don’t let my eternal misery bring you down, because actually this is often cited as one of the best games ever made. I mean, this gets like 10/10 and stuff, at least when it first released aaaaages ago on the WiiWare store. But anyways, there’s a standard edition, plus Super Rare Games are nice enough to be slapping on an extra $20 on top if you fancy a steel book for the game. Remember when steel books used to come free with some games? Anyways, you can get this ordered on the 20th.
So let’s delve into the imports section, which I have to admit has my tongue wagging!
But before that, just a heads up that all the games mentioned here today, we have links below as to where you can find them for yourself to purchase. They are affiliate links, so any purchase you make using those links will also help out the SwitchWatch team massively, and we very much appreciate all of your support in this regard.
You have all been fantastic, and if you managed to watch my review of Is It Wrong To Try To Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon?, then you’ll know that Play Asia themselves have been super impressed with how you’ve been supporting us. And so to give something back, we have a nice personalized code for you. When you’re checking out, don’t forget to type in coupon code “SWITCHWATCHTV” to get 5% off every physical item you purchase.
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Releasing on the 20th, this one has fascinated me since I first heard about it. It’s an action RPG set in feudal Japan, or at least inspired by the era. You are a blacksmith who by day creates katanas while by night ventures into dungeons to loot materials for his business. This kind of sounds like a Moonlighter sort of game. It looks to be a cool enough hack-n-slash/business management, and I’m hoping by the time this video goes up, I might be already into a review if Spike Chunsoft provide a review code for us. I asked them, but we will have to see.
Yes, this is releasing in the west, but only digitally as far as I’m aware. But fear not physical folk, the Japanese physical release does have English. You can check the Japanese eShop, it states English. So those who are physical fiends will want to import this bad boy. At the time of production, the pre-order price wasn’t particularly high, less than $40. Check it out in the link below.
Devil May Cry Trilogy
Nothing like a good CAPCOM release to spark a little bit of disgruntlement. Devil May Cry Trilogy is releasing physically in Japan this week. With English, I may add. But… wait for it… are you ready? There’s only the first game on the cartridge. You have to download the second and third game.
Really not ideal, but I can see this being okay for some. For example, I bought a second hand copy of Resident Evil 4, 5, and 6, but the codes for the latter two were used, which was fine since I didn’t want them anyways. That means I got Resident Evil 4 on a cartridge for less than $20. Yeah, I’m clutching at straws for this Devil May Cry release, right? It’s also worth noting that there’s the Standard Edition, but there is also a special edition on the CAPCOM store which has all kinds of extra goodies.
Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers
Yes, I did just put Katana Kami and Devil May Cry above a Persona 5 spin-off in terms of priority. But I can explain. But first, Persona 5 Scramble is the Dynasty Warriors take on the Persona 5 game, mixing both series. This actually looks set to be the best Musou game yet, perhaps. I haven’t been following it too much, but those that have are feeling good about this one. The kicker here, and why I mentioned it later than others this week, is the fact that there is no English. It has not even been confirmed to be coming to the west yet either. However, there is a demo on the Japanese eShop for you to give a try to see what you think. Perhaps it’s worth an import? Although I’d say wait it out.
It’s also worth noting that outside of a standard release, there’s a Treasure Box edition which includes so many things that I can’t actually bear listing, so check the link in the description below if you need to see for yourself.
CHOU NO DOKU HANA NO KUSARI
And finally, we have CHOU NO DOKU HANA NO KUSARI, which is a visual novel and has no English as far as I’m aware.
Play Asia Valentine Deal
But wait… there’s more! I know you guys are interested in getting a nice deal on these imports, so I should point you in the direction of Play Asia once more as they are currently having a Valentine’s bundle bonanza until the 21st of February.
Yes, if you want to buy Is It Wrong To Try To Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Collector’s Edition, you can get it bundled with a myriad of other awesome Switch import games with a little bit of money off plus free shipping. Yes! For Example, if you choose the Omega Labyrith Life bundle (excellent choice by the way), then you’ll be saving yourself $6 on the total price of the two games together, plus saving however much shipping would be. That alone is always a bit pricey. And you can choose to have the import tax pre-paid if you want or not if you want to try your hand at getting away with it. You know, living by the edge and all that.
But wait… there’s even more! You can also use our code “SWITCHWATCHTV” to get another 5% off the total. So you have the bundle deal, free shipping, plus our coupon code.
The games that can be bundled with Is it Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon are: Omega Labyrinth Life standard edition or collector’s edition, Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 Scarlet, Atelier Dusk Trilogy, Taiko no Tatsujin, and Panty Party Baby.
That was Physical Releases!
Right guys, hope you enjoyed this episode of Physical Releases. What has taken your fancy this week? Be sure to check out last week’s episode in case you missed it. Check out my review of Is it Wrong to try to pick up girls in a dungeon? maybe it’s something you’ll fancy. And also James’ Bargains video telling you the best places to spend your money in the cheapest way possible.
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