The best Nintendo Switch games

The Nintendo Switch is a fantastic console packed with a massive library of incredible games. Here’s a curated list of some of the best Nintendo Switch games across various genres to quench your gaming thirst:

Best Open-World Adventures:

  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild:Embark on an unforgettable adventure in a vast and visually stunning open world. Explore every corner of Hyrule, uncover secrets, battle enemies, and solve puzzles in this modern masterpiece.
    The Legend of Zelda
  • Elden Ring:Experience a sprawling dark fantasy open world filled with challenging enemies, rewarding dungeons, and a deep lore waiting to be unraveled. From FromSoftware, the creators of Dark Souls and Bloodborne, Elden Ring is an open-world RPG that will keep you hooked for hours.
    Elden Ring
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 3: Dive into a massive open world filled with diverse environments, a compelling storyline, and a unique combat system that blends real-time action with strategic elements.

Top-Rated Platformers:

  • Super Mario Odyssey:Explore a variety of colorful kingdoms, collect moons to power up your airship, and utilize Mario’s new capture ability to take control of enemies and objects in this delightful 3D platformer.
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  • Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze:This side-scrolling adventure features stunning visuals, challenging levels, and a fun collectible hunt for fans of classic platformers.
    Donkey Kong Country
  • Celeste: A challenging and rewarding platformer with a focus on precision controls and a moving narrative about overcoming self-doubt.

Must-Have Party Games:

  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe:The definitive Mario Kart experience, featuring all the classic tracks, characters, and new additions for endless racing fun with friends and family.
    Mario Kart 8
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate:The ultimate crossover fighting game, featuring a massive roster of characters from across the Nintendo universe and beyond. Battle it out with friends in various game modes, or hone your skills online.
    Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  • Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania:A remastered collection of the first three Super Monkey Ball games, featuring classic levels, new challenges, and online multiplayer fun.
    Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania

Awesome Indie Gems:

  • Hollow Knight:An atmospheric and challenging Metroidvania with beautiful hand-drawn art, a haunting soundtrack, and a captivating story waiting to be discovered.
    Hollow Knight
  • Hades:An addictive dungeon crawler with roguelike elements, featuring fast-paced action, permanent upgrades, and a memorable cast of characters.
  • Stardew Valley:Relax and unwind in this charming farming simulator. Build your farm, raise animals, grow crops, befriend the townsfolk, and create a life for yourself in the peaceful Stardew Valley.

Engrossing RPGs:

  • Fire Emblem: Three Houses:Lead your students in tactical turn-based battles, build relationships, and explore a rich and complex story in this strategic RPG.
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  • Octopath Traveler:Embark on a journey with eight unique characters, each with their own storyline and battle skills, in this visually stunning RPG with a distinct retro charm.
    Octopath Traveler
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt: A sprawling open-world RPG masterpiece, featuring a captivating story, memorable characters, and immersive side quests.

Remastered Classics:

  • The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening:A charming remake of the beloved classic Game Boy game, featuring a brand new art style and all the dungeons and puzzles you remember.
    Image of Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening Nintendo Switch game
  • Metroid Dread:The long-awaited sequel to Metroid Fusion returns Samus Aran to a deadly new 2D Metroidvania adventure.
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Bonus Picks:

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons:Create your dream island getaway, decorate your home, collect items, and befriend a cast of adorable animal villagers in this relaxing life simulation game.
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  • Splatoon 3: Take turf in this chaotic and colorful third-person shooter that pits squid-like Inklings and Octolings against each other in online battles.