Limited Run May Digital Digest 2023

We’ve filled our May up with yokai, both terrifying and adorable, Xenomorphs, witches, Newgrounds stars, and more craziness coming soon! Now, summer is imminent, and we’ve got some hot things going on around here.

This month, we’re also seeing some of the seeds we planted in our shipping initiatives blog starting to sprout, with tons of items shipping and production on Standard Editions coming down to just a few months. Things are going to really speed up this summer, so strap in and take a look at what’s going on right now, here on the last day of May, at Limited Run.

Take a Trip Through Trip World DX and Help Support Doctors Without Borders!GDQ Trip World Charity Banner

For the first time, Limited Run Games is partnering with Games Done Quick (GDQ) to raise money for Doctors Without Borders through the power of speedrunning. To support this amazing cause and kick off GDQ’s summer event, SGDQ, we’re putting out a special foil cover variant of our newly-released Trip World DX Switch physical edition.

We’re donating $5 to Doctors Without Borders USA for each foil cover Trip World DX game sold, with a minimum guaranteed donation of $10,000. We’ve also sent over some additional prizes to SGDQ’s event sweepstakes. Make sure you tune into SGDQ to see what’s in store!

You can pre-order this special version of Trip World DX or shop the entire collection until June 11th!

Bill and Lance will see you this Summer!

We’re almost at the finish line for the Contra Anniversary Collection! If you missed this month’s update, read our blog to see how the Ultimate Edition is coming along. You don’t need to wait much longer.

May Production Upda—

Wait, huh, there don’t seem to be any production updates in this section…

That’s because starting today, we’re launching a new initiative to keep our customers better informed throughout the production process—The Milestone Update!

This is one part of our work to improve shipping times and customer service throughout 2023. At Limited Run, we believe that everyone should have a chance at their favorite game, so we’ve shied away from first-come-first-serve limited sales in favor of manufacturing enough games to meet the demand of the fans. Because of that, our items cannot go into manufacturing until the day after pre-orders end.

So you can see your items coming together at multiple stages of the process, every week, we’ll send out an email to eligible orders coming up on the 2, 5, or 8-month anniversary of pre-orders closing.

If you have an order hitting 8 months old this June, check your emails NOW! You should have an update on your game. 5-month emails will go out next week, and 2-month emails will follow the week after. Then we’ll start the cycle again in the first week of July, ad-infinitum.


After upgrading our backend shipping system, we’ve got a tremendous number of games now shipping. We appreciate your patience as we work through this heavy volume, but rest assured that if your game is on the following super-list, it’s getting ready to ship and will make its way to you in the next few weeks:

  • A Boy and His Blob - PS4
  • American Hero - Switch - Collector's Edition
  • ANNO Mutationem - Switch
  • Asdivine Cross - PS4 & PS5
  • Atari Mania - Switch
  • Axiom Verge 1+2 - PS4 & Switch Collector's Edition
  • Axiom Verge 2 - PS4 & Switch Collector's Edition
  • BATS: Bloodsucker Anti-Terror Squad - All Collector's Editions
  • Bill & Ted's Excellent Retro Collection - Switch - Standard & Collector's Edition
  • The Rescue of Princess Blobette - Game Boy
  • Castlevania Requiem - PS4 Ultimate Edition
  • Cat Girl Without Salad: Amuse-Bouche - Switch Collector's Edition
  • COGEN: Sword of Rewind - Switch Collector's Edition
  • Contra 35th Anniversary Keychain
  • Crystal Ortha - PS4 & PS5
  • Dawn of Monsters- All Collector's Editions
  • Day of the Tentacle Remastered - PS4 & Xbox
  • December 10th Mega Bundle
  • Demons of Asteborg - Switch
  • DEMON'S TILT - Switch w/ Exclusive Slipcover (LRG Website)
  • DoDonPachi Resurrection - Switch
  • DOOM 64 - Xbox
  • DOOM Eternal Merch - Skate Deck & Phobos Helmet
  • DOOM Eternal - Switch Standard
  • Dragonview - SNES
  • EarthNight - Switch
  • Espgaluda II - Switch Standard
  • Fabraz Presents Vol. 1 + Skellboy OST 2LP Vinyl Bundle
  • Full Throttle Remastered - PS4 & Xbox
  • Garden Story - Switch 
  • Grim Fandango Remastered - PS4
  • GutsNGoals - PS5 & Switch LE
  • Horror Tales - PS4 & PS5
  • Kao the Kangaroo - All Collector's Editions
  • Kids On Site - Hard Hat Edition - PS4 Collector's Edition
  • Kombinera - PS4 & PS5
  • Mighty Goose - PS4 & PS5
  • Oceanhorn 2: Knights of the Lost Realm - Switch + Fan Bundle
  • River City Girls 2 Merch - Collector's Coin, Hat, Shirt
  • River City Girls 2 - Switch Standard
  • Shadow Man Remastered - PS4 & Switch - Classic Edition
  • Shadowrun Trilogy - PS5 & Switch
  • Shantae and the Pirate's Curse Fan Bundle
  • Shantae and the Seven Sirens 2LP Vinyl Soundtrack
  • Shantae Risky's Revenge - Skateboard (Standing)
  • Skellboy OST 2LP Vinyl
  • Song in the Smoke - PSVR
  • Spidersaurs - Switch
  • Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords - Switch Standard
  • Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic Master Edition - PC & Switch
  • Super Hydorah - Switch Collector's Edition
  • The Rumble Fish 2 - Switch
  • The Shapeshifting Detective - Switch
  • The Wanderer: Frankenstein's Creature - PS4
  • There Is No Game: Wrong Dimension - Switch Collector's Edition
  • Toki Tori - Game Boy Color & Fan Bundle
  • Undead Darlings - Switch
  • Valis: The Fantasm Soldier Collection 2 - Switch
  • Worms Armageddon - GBC & N64


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Limited Run Games:

is a subsidiary of “Freemode”, an operative group comprised of gaming and entertainment companies owned by Embracer. Limited Run Games is the industry leader in the production and distribution of premium physical video games. Limited Run seeks to celebrate the legacy of gaming through its award-winning collector’s editions. Founded in 2015, they have published over 1,000 physical games, exclusive merch, and collectables. Limited Run is the gold standard in bringing digital games to physical form and now re-releasing retro titles on modern platforms via their proprietary Carbon Engine. Visit for the latest offerings and to learn more about Carbon Engine development. Follow the brand on your social media platform of choice for all LRG-related updates:@limitedrungames.

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