Get the Most Out Of Your Nintendo Switch with these games
The Nintendo Switch has been out for the better part of two years now and during that time, plenty of games have been added to their library. Here’s our list of the must-have games for the Nintendo Switch.
10. Super Mario Odyssey
It wouldn’t be a list of Nintendo games without a Mario game so let’s kick it off with one of the highest rated games for the Nintendo Switch. IGN gave Mario Odyssey a 10/10, which is considered a Masterpiece. The numerous open worlds, amazing graphics and addicting moon-collecting will eat up several hours of your life. You’ll never get tired of taking control of the body of whoever you choose to throw Mario’s hat at, especially the T-Rex! – Get It Here.
9. Stardew Valley
Stardew Valley is what you get when you mix The Sims, Farmville, Minecraft and Animal Crossing together. This game will suck you in with its never-ending list of tasks that include mining, farming, fishing and so much more. Just recently added to the Nintendo Switch game library, Stardew Valley is also available for the other major consoles as well. There’s something so peaceful about virtually planting and growing your crops. – Get It Here (Digital Code).
8. Ultra Street Fighter II
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again- The Nintendo Switch is best when playing retro, side-scrolling games. Ultra Street Fighter II takes the 90’s classic and ramps up the action to 10. Allowing you to switch from retro to modern graphics and even play other players online. Featuring all the classic Street Fighter II characters and including some modern ones as well. An awesome addition is the ability to have 2-on-1 Fights with your friends. – Get It Here
7. Mario Tennis Aces
Nintendo recently released its first Mario sports game for the Switch with Mario Tennis Aces. Essentially a modern version of the classic, the Switch’s controls and abilities give the game new life. If you’re good enough, try your hand at the online game play and attempt to win a tournament. You’ll pull your hair out within the first half hour. The motion controls and comfortable Joy-Cons offer an enjoyable and seamless gameplay experience. – Get It Here
6. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Mario Kart 8 is easily the funnest party game for the Switch. The best part about the Nintendo Switch’s capabilities is that one Joy-Con acts as one steering wheel so you can already play 2-Players immediately. Plus, the steering wheel attachments are dirt cheap and make the controls so much easier. Featuring tons of characters and maps, both old and new. Pro-Tip: Settle all your arguments with a race. It’s only fair. – Get It Here
5. Little Nightmares
Indie games play so well on the Switch because the simpler the concept, the more you can utilize the Game Pad. Little Nightmares is a creepy, puzzle-based game that will hook you from the very beginning. There are jump scares, amazing graphics and simple game play. I warn you, you’ll have to put the game down every so often to clear your head out of frustration. If you loved Limbo or Inside, you’ll love Little Nightmares – Get It Here (Digital Code)
4. Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1 & 2
Another classic has made its way to the Nintendo Switch. The Mega Man X Legacy Collection has 2-Parts, both as fun as the other. I wasn’t lying when I told you that side-scrollers are at home on the Switch and Mega Man may be the best example. Enjoy hours of arcade-like gameplay on your TV set or take it on-the-go with the Game Pad.- Get It Here.
3. Sonic Mania Plus
Treat yourself to one of the best games you can get for your Nintendo Switch. Sonic Mania will bring the nostalgia hard. It’s everything you loved about Sonic the Hedgehog on Sega, but amped up for 2018. Visit familiar maps with a psychedelic twist while seeing new and old faces along the way. Easily the most enjoyable Sonic game to come out of the last decade. – Get It Here
2. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze
Another classic Nintendo face make its way to the Switch. Tropical Freeze will frustrate the heck out of you but it’s hard to deny how fun it is and how good it’ll make you feel to be back in Donkey Kong Country. – Get It Here.
Celeste is an 8-bit indie masterpiece that is available for all major platforms but shines brightest on the Nintendo Switch. Journey up Mount Celeste while playing as Madeline, a brave young woman who is running from her own demons. Along the way you’ll face your personal issues and overcome your shortcomings. Celeste’s story will connect with you as it is essentially relatable to anyone in their own way.- Get It Here (Digital Code)
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