50 Best Switch Games of All Time (2019)


Best Switch Games of All Time (2019) – The switch is currently the main console from Nintendo with a library of games that are not too big but are increasing.

With the ability to be played portable, also added with Nintendo Labo accessories, it is clear that many people start glancing at the Nintendo Switch.

For Switch owners, the list below can be a reference in the decision to buy a new and cool game.

The order of the 50 best Switch game lists is based on evaluations by editors and game experts from many well-known game sites collected by GameRankings.

Assessment is not only done based on the number of sales and graphics offered, but from various aspects, such as stories and gameplay.

1. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

Retro Studios, Nintendo, 2018
Action »2D» Platformer

Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze Best switch games

Donkey Kong and his family are threatened with danger when the Snowmad tribe tries to colonize his homeland.

This switch games is basically a remake of the game with the same title on the Wii U console.

And also this game will definitely remind you of the Donkey Kong game on Sega Genesis first (for those who are old, remember)

This time you can play Funky Kong, and it seems that he is a character who has a bigger life, can float in the air, and is immune to thorn traps.

Unlike the Wii U version, version Switch has the difficulty that much easier.

Like other Donkey Kong series, you will jump up and down and overtake obstacles on each level in various kinds of worlds, before defeating Snowdis in their kingdom.

2. Axiom Verge

Tom Happ, Badland Games, 2017
Action Adventure »General

Axiom Verge best switch games

This indie switch games is very inspired by games like Metroid and Castlevania, or commonly called Metroidvania games.

You will act as Trace, a scientist who is built in a strange world and gets orders to hunt down other dangerous scientists.

You will explore the world of Shudras, a world with many giant machines and dangerous creatures.

Throughout the journey, you will unlock many new abilities and weapons that can help you reach places that were not previously reached.

These switch games have graphics that look retro but are comfortable to see in the eyes, and there are some difficulties that I think are suitable for all gamers.

If you like games like Metroid, then you will definitely like this game.

3. SteamWorld Dig 2

Image & Form, 2017
Action Adventure »General

SteamWorld Dig 2

You will act as Dorothy, a robot whose job is to explore a very deep mine to find your friend, Rusty.

Rusty is the main character of the previous game, and you have to get a lot of resources to find him.

You can sell these resources to get the money that you can use to buy new capabilities and upgrade items.

As a result, this game is able to make gamers addicted to gameplay that is able to make your connection with this game stronger.

When you have started some distance in the game, this game will be impossible not to play.

4. Minecraft: Switch Edition

4J Studios, Mojang AB, 2017
Action Adventure »Sandbox

Minecraft Switch Edition

Minecraft is one of the most famous switch games in the world, and this time Minecraft is present on the Nintendo Switch with few changes.

Do not believe? Just look at the kids around you, they will often watch Minecraft videos on YouTube.

Basically, this game is Minecraft, but you can recreate the scenes from your favorite Nintendo games.

Minecraft is a supermassive game, and even made bigger thanks to the cross-play feature, allowing you to play with other players from different consoles or PCs.

For many people, Minecraft is a ‘home’ where you can unwind from everyday life, a place where they can express themselves freely.

5. Ikaruga

Treasure, Nicalis, 2018
Action »Shooter» Shoot-‘Em-Up »Vertical

Ikaruga best switch games

Ikaruga is a typical game that is very fun to play with friends in the afternoon.

The concept is simple, you control the spacecraft at the bottom of the screen, and you have to shoot enemy planes that appear from the top of the screen.

You can change the color of your plane between black and white, which can absorb enemy bullets depending on the color.

The beginning of the game, the tempo is still slow and calm, but in a few minutes, there will be thousands of bullets and chaos.

This game feels tense and very responsive, and the ability to change the color of the plane makes this game not boring.

The game that has been released since 2001 is still fun and fun, and since it was released on the Switch, this game can finally be played with portable.

6. Bayonetta 2

Nintendo, 2018
Action Adventure »Linear

Bayonetta 2

If you play the first game, you know that Bayonetta is very …..

Okay, that’s not our focus this time, but I need to say it.

This time in Bayonetta 2 you will continue to play as Bayonetta, a witch that is very tempting and dangerous.

Combat in this game is very fast and you will also do combos that you don’t understand why you can do it.

The graphics are pretty good, and some boss battles will feel epic and spectacular.

Although the story is rather complicated for some people, the gameplay is clearly exciting.

7. Celeste

Matt Makes Games Inc., 2018
Action »2D» Platformer

Celeste best switch games

Celeste is one platformer game that is quite challenging and beautiful to look at.

Color selection in this game will make you feel at home staring at the screen for a long time.

But, keep in mind, this game is very difficult.

You will die hundreds (or maybe thousands) before completing this game.

But it’s finished, I’m sure you will feel very satisfied and happy.

The storyline is simple but powerful enough and there are quite heavy topics such as depression and anxiety.

A girl named Madeline climbed Celeste Mountain which was said to have magical powers at its peak.

Because this game is simple and not so complex, the Nintendo Switch is the right platform.

8. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Nintendo, 2017
Racing »Arcade» Automobile

Minecraft Switch Edition

This game is the most complete Mario Kart game, with so many characters, vehicles, and tracks for racing.

There are many riders to choose from, including your favorite Nintendo characters.

There are also many new vehicles too, such as motorbikes, driving karts, and accessories for gliding in the air.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is a kart racing game that is very exciting to play alone and also crowded, especially with several modes offered.

You can race on several different championship themes and also beat your friends in many different modes.

And if you feel good, try to pit your racing skills in online mode and against the best players from around the world.

If you like playing Crash Team Racing (CTR) when you were little, this is an alternative to CTR.

9. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Nintendo, 2017
Action Adventure »Open-World

The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild

Every Legend of Zelda game must always be epic and receive a positive response from many circles, including this one.

But this time, this game was made with the concept of free-roam open-world, so you are free to explore the world from the start.

Armed with the abilities you get at the beginning of the game, you will be able to complete the majority of the puzzles that are available.

Even if you want, you can try to fight the final boss without any preparation.

This is all realized because this game frees you to knit your own version of the storyline.

This is quite unique considering that Zelda games were never this free before.

No wonder many people think that this one Zelda game is the best of all time.

10. Super Mario Odyssey

Nintendo, 2017
Action »Platformer» 3D

Super Mario Odyssey

If you’ve ever played Super Mario 64, this game is similar but certainly with today’s graphics.

With new Mario friends, Cappy, you will be able to use other characters and control their bodies.

In addition, with the presence of Cappy, you can also do new things that make Mario able to explore further.

You will collect hundreds of Power Moons that will be used to fill Mario’s aircraft power.

The goal was to prevent Bowser from marrying Princess Peach.

Finally, this game is the best Mario game and the best Switch game.

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The Others Switch Games are Listed Below

11. Skylanders Imaginators

Toys for Bob, Activision, 2017
Action »Platformer» 3D

12. Blaster Master Zero

Inti Creates, 2017
Action »2D» Platformer

13. Graceful Explosion Machine

Vertex Pop, 2017
Action »Shooter» Shoot-‘Em-Up »Horizontal

14. Nintendo Labo: Toycon 01 Variety Kit

Nintendo, 2018
Miscellaneous »Party / Minigame

15. ARMS

Nintendo, 2017
Action »Fighting» 3D

16. Death Squared

SMG Studio, 2017
Puzzle »Action

17. Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido

Indies Zero, Nintendo, 2018
Puzzle »Matching

18. South Park: The Fractured But Whole

Ubisoft San Francisco, Ubisoft, 2018
Role-Playing »General

19. Resident Evil: Revelations Collection

Capcom, 2017
Miscellaneous »Compilation

20. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – The Master Trials

Nintendo, 2017
Action Adventure »Open-World

21. Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition

Koei Tecmo Games, Nintendo, 2018
Action »Beat-‘Em-Up» 3D

22. LA Noire Switch Game

Virtuos, Rockstar Games, 2017
Adventure »3D» Third-Person

23. Golf Story

SideBar Games, 2017
Action Adventure »General

24. Layers of Fear: Legacy

Bloober Team, 2018
Adventure »3D» First-Person

25. Gorogoa

Jason Roberts, Annapurna Interactive, 2017
Puzzle »General

26. DX Pokken Tournament

Bandai Namco Games, Nintendo, 2017
Action »Fighting» 3D

27. DOOM

Panic Button, Bethesda Softworks, 2017
Action »Shooter» First-Person »Arcade

28. I Am Setsuna

Tokyo RPG Factory, Square Enix, 2017
Role-Playing »Japanese-Style

29. Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 Plus

Bandai Namco Games, 2018
Action »Arcade

30. Fast RMX

Shin’en, 2017
Racing »Arcade» Futuristic

31. Snipperclips – Cut it out, together!

SFB Games, Nintendo, 2017
Puzzle »General

32. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – The Champions’ Ballad

Nintendo, 2017
Action Adventure »Open-World

33. Subsurface Circular

Mike Bithell, 2018
Adventure »General

34. Street Fighter: 30th Anniversary Collection

Capcom, 2018
Miscellaneous »Compilation

35. Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition

Pasta Games, Ubisoft, 2017
Action »2D» Platformer

36. Disgaea 5 Complete

Nippon Ichi Software, 2017
Strategy »Turn-Based» Tactics

37. Dragon Quest Builders

Square Enix, 2018
Action Adventure »Sandbox

38. Battle Chef Brigade

Trinket Studios, Adult Swim, 2017
Action »Beat-‘Em-Up» 2D

39. FX3 pinball

Zen Studios, 2017
Action »Pinball

40. Xenoblade Chronicles 2

Monolith Soft, Nintendo, 2017
Role-Playing »Action RPG

41. Splatoon 2

Nintendo, 2017
Action »Shooter» Third-Person »Arcade

42. Yoku’s Island Express

Gorilla Villa, 2018
Action »Pinball

43. Puyo Puyo Tetris

Sonic Team, Sega, 2017
Puzzle »Stacking

44. VOEZ

Flyhigh Works, 2017
Action »Rhythm» Music

45. Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle

Ubisoft Milan, Ubisoft, 2017
Strategy »Turn-Based» Tactics

46. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Iron Galaxy Studios, Bethesda Softworks, 2017
Role-Playing »Western Style

47. Sonic Mania Switch Game

Tantalus, Sega, 2017
Action »2D» Platformer

48. Night in the Woods

Infinite Fall, Finji, 2018
Adventure »General

49. Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment

Yacht Club Games, 2017
Action »2D» Platformer

50. Rocket League

Psyonix, 2017
Sports »Team» Soccer »Arcade

Are There Games That Don’t Enter This List? Comments below!

Even though the Nintendo Switch game isn’t that much yet (I can only get the best 50 games), but given the popularity of this console, in a few years, the game library will rival the PS4 and Xbox One.

For you fans of Nintendo consoles and handhelds, I think it’s mandatory to have this console.

And one more thing, if you feel your favorite game isn’t on this list, try commenting below.


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