Top 10 Nintendo Switch Games

The Nintendo Switch is the fastest-selling gaming console in the world. Not only can you hook it up to play on your TV, but it's also designed for fun on the go. Check out these top games for Nintendo Switch

Best Games for Nintendo Switch

Pokemon Shield

Pokemon Shield is the latest in Nintendo’s popular lineup. Just like all its other predecessors, Pokemon Shield is a role-playing game in which the main objective is to dethrone the Pokemon League Champion in a tournament while collecting your favorite Pokemon and navigating other challenges.

Shield introduces 81 new Pokemon and 13 regional variants of pre-existing Pokemon. There are new features, including cooperative raid encounters. There's also the introduction of the Wild Area, an explorable open world with free camera movement and changing weather. Pokemon can also grow to larger sizes temporarily.

Just Dance 2018

Just Dance 2018 is a party dance rhythm game featuring popular mainstream songs. Players must mimic the dance choreography on the screen to a song using the Joy-Cons or the Just Dance Controller app on a smartphone.

In this installment of the game, you'll find a "Super" judgment between "Good" and "Perfect." There's also the new "Dance Lab" mode, which features medleys of choreography representing animals and more. The "Kids Mode" was also added to provide gameplay and choreography for younger players. 

While Just Dance 2018 is available on all video game consoles, the Nintendo Switch version of the game features a "Double Rumble" featuring routines based on professions that use the rumble functionality in the Joy-Con controllers. 

Lego Worlds

In this Lego-themed sandbox game, players will build constructions in a 3D world using Lego bricks. Players get rewarded for collecting objects across the map with an in-game currency called "studs." In Lego Worlds, players can use items they've picked up to build or create their own world using Lego structures and the brick-by-brick editor tool. Character appearances and outfits are also customizable, which makes gameplay a little more fun and personal. 

Broken Sword V: The Serpent’s Curse 

Broken Sword V: The Serpent's Curse is an adventure game and the fifth in the Broken Sword series. The game is played from a third-person perspective with a point and click user interface. Players will guide the main characters, George and Nico, and connect threads of intelligence to draw conclusions that allow them to proceed further into the game. Broken Sword V is set in modern-day Paris.

In this game, death is possible if the player makes a wrong decision or does not react quickly enough. Unlike previous Broken Sword games, the player will then start over from right before the death scene instead of from the last save point. 

Wasteland 2

In this post-apocalyptic role-playing game and the sequel to the 1988 Wasteland, players enter an alternative history where there was a nuclear war between the US and the Soviet Union. Surviving soldiers formed a combat faction called "Desert Rangers" to help others.

The combat in Wasteland 2 is turn-based. You'll encounter a group of enemies, receive a turn order, and spend your time moving and attacking.

Gamers will also have the ability to cover as a defensive technique and aim bonus. There are tons of weapons to match any gamer’s playstyle, such as shotguns and energy weapons. Players will be able to customize their character, skills, and appearance for an individualized personality.

Call Of Cthulhu

In this role-playing survival horror game, you'll play in a semi-open world environment set in 1924. You’ll follow private investigator Edward Pierce as he is tasked with a mysterious case.

The game incorporates all of acclaimed writer H.P. Lovecraft's psychological horror themes. Call of Cthulhu is inspired by Lovecraft's short story The Call of Cthulhu and is also an adaptation of the role-playing game released in 1981 with the same title.

One of the best parts about Call of Cthulhu is that players are not confined to the original plotline. You will get to choose your own path and be faced with decisions that can change the story’s outcome. With horror behind every door, you won't be able to put your controller down. 

Troll & I

In this action-adventure game, you'll become a young boy named Otto. Troll & I is set in post-World War II Scandinavia where Otto forms a bond with a troll who happens to be pursued by a hunter. It's up to you to help save your new friend and keep the troll hunter at bay.

Your troll friend is capable of powerful attacks that can defeat enemies. However, Otto must rely on lighter, stealthier, and more nimble attacks. In order to progress through the game, the two of you will work together to solve puzzles. Grab a friend, because this game also includes a local split-screen multiplayer mode!

Flipping Death

In this fun platformer game, gamers will play as  Penny, who has recently passed away under mysterious circumstances, only to wake up and find herself filling in as Death. With her afterlife career beginning, she now has the ability to flip between the world of the living and the world of the dead while she solves the mystery of her own death.

Flipping Death will have you leaping between platforms and solving puzzles in order to help the dead. This game is sure to bring some laughs as you can also possess the living and read their minds to solve puzzles.  

Deadly Premonition Origins

Deadly Promotion is a survival horror game set in a fictional rural American town called Greenvale. In this game, you'll become FBI Special Agent Francis York Morgan, who is investigating the murder of a young woman.

Interestingly, this game is a reboot of another video game, Rainy Woods. Giving the game a new spin and protagonist, you'll spend lots of time diving deep into the investigation of the town of Greenvale and its residents.

As the special agent, you'll receive in-game money for finishing levels and minor events while exploring the town on foot, by car, or by special items. An interesting thing to note about this game is that everything you do affects your character. You'll also be faced with combat sequences in which you'll encounter the supernatural while trapped in another world.  

LEGO Disney Pixar's The Incredibles

This lego-themed action-adventure game is based on both The Incredibles films. It's filled with family-friendly puzzles designed for young players, along with various waves of enemy fighting, and two-player cooperative gameplay.

The game’s 12 levels are set in the two fictional cities of Municiberg and New Urbem, and players are tasked with solving puzzles and completing quests and challenges. The player can control various superheroes and villains from both films. You'll even find powers that didn't appear in either film! Each character will have their own special abilities and superpowers for you to enjoy.

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