Updated: Jan 19, 2020
(As of Dec 2019)
Its no secret that since launching in 2017 the Nintendo Switch has been a huge success. The wildly popular console now boasts way over 1000 games to play at home or on the go. Here's our list of the top 20 of those games
20. Super Mario Party.
For those new to the franchise, Super Mario Party is a multiplayer party game featuring an ever evolving and changing board game style level with a multitude of rapid fire mini-games requiring both a little bit of skill and a bit of luck to beat your friends and take your crown as king of the couch, Featuring many of your favourite Super Mario franchise characters, Super Mario party is great fun for the whole family. Be warned though it will bring out you competitive side! Friends could be won or lost during a leisurely game of Super Mario Party on the Nintendo Switch.
19. Donkey Kong Country : Tropical Freeze.
Donkey Kong Country : Tropical Freeze is a traditional side scrolling platformer similar to games such as Rayman, Super Mario Bros and previous Donkey Kong Country titles. This time around the jungle has frozen over and its your mission to restore it to its previous glory. Controlling the entire Kong family you embark on a plethora of missions and platforming challenges. in my opinion one of the best platformers on the Nintendo Switch.
18. Fast RMX.
Fast RMX is the Nintendo Switch's answer to the classic 'Wipeout' and 'F-Zero' franchises. Grab a friend or play alone in this intense fast paced anti-gravity racing game. The stages are brilliantly designed and look great, despite not being able to see much as you zoom and flip your way through. A great racing game to play alone or with friends, Fast RMX is great on the go. Although being very similar to Wipeout and F-Zero Fast RMX never truly pushes either in terms of quality, however it truly holds its own as a fun, fast paced, anti-gravity racer.
17. Tetris 99.
99 players…but only one will remain! Tetris 99 is the iconic puzzle game as you’ve never seen it before. Can you pick the right strategy to best 98 other players online – all at the same time?! Make smart use of Tetris Line Clears, K.O. the other 98 players and become the sole survivor!
This fast paced online puzzler will have you on the edge of your seat. Available exclusively to Nintendo Switch Online paid service members it'll be sure to frustrate and delight you as you battle your way to beat 98 players from all around the world. if an online competitive edge is your thing then Tetris 99 is up there with the most competitive of them all.
Eight travelers. Eight adventures. Eight roles to play in a new world. Octopath traveller has very quickly become a must own game for a lot of Nintendo Switch owners,
The Producers of Bravely Default at Square Enix bring us a new fantasy world brought to life through a mix of CG, pixel art, and visual wizardry that the developers have termed “HD-2D.”
Begin your journey as one of eight protagonists, each with their own origin, talents, and goals. Where will your journey begin? Who will you team up with? And where will you go next? All these decisions and more are completely up to you, the player.
In this game, battles are a fusion of simple, pick-up-and-play, turn-based battles…and all-new mechanics.
15. Splatoon 2.
For the first time, take Turf War battles on-the-go with the Nintendo Switch, and use any of the console's portable play styles for intense local multiplayer action. Even team up for new 4-player co-op fun in Salmon Run!
Two years have passed since the original Splatoon game was released, and two years have also passed in Inkopolis! So expect a fresh wave of fashion, not to mention new weapons and gear. Dual wield the new Splat Dualies or stick to mainstays like chargers and rollers, which have been remixed with new strategic possibilities. As always, Turf War is the favored sport among Inklings, but they also dig ranked battles, taking down Octarians in a robust single-player campaign, and battling enemy Salmonids in one dangerous part-time job! No matter which way you play, splat at ho