A lot of great games came out for Nintendo Switch last year and it was hard to choose only 10 for Top 10 Nintendo Switch Games 2019. But here is our complete list. Agree or disagree tell us in comments!
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order
All Marvel fans will love it for sure, the original story and more than a hundred character with different abilities in the game. Moreover, an ability to play it with multiplayer made Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 one of the best Nintendo Switch games of the last year. Collect your team with more than 50 playable characters and take advantage of their abilities to cooperate with other players.
It’s a great action-adventure game with RPG elements. Feel what it’s like to be a real detective. Explore the world and solve different cases. And yeah, the combat system is amazing. Moreover, the game has great graphics and dynamic game clips. Don’t forget about the narrative also! You will experience unexpected plot twists and anime-style dialogues!
Dragon Quest Builders 2
A worthy continuation of the first part with new gameplay features. Create a world around you because you can build everything! Items, equipment and buildings and more – create the whole town with people living in it! All this is accompanied by an interesting storyline with unique NPCs.
Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout
Another great game from Atelier series. Immerse yourself in the world of alchemy with Ryza’s friends. There you’ll see a detailed and fascinating world where almost every object can be used for crafting. But not all the ingredients you can get without fighting! In addition to the unique crafting system and dynamic combat system, you’ll see the interesting plot and charming characters.
Children of Morta
It is a unique combination of roguelike hack&slash style and a rich storyline. You will play for the Bergson family and will try to stop evil Corruption. Each member of the Bergson family owns his characteristic combat style, and skill progression with common upgrades for all the family. Add to this the original story with tons of dialogues and random levels with dangerous monsters and bosses. You can read more about the game in our Children of Morta review.
Pokémon Sword and Shield
The new generation of Pokémon games with plenty of improvements and new Pokémons. In addition to improved graphics, the main innovation is waiting for you – Wild Area. This is a huge area with various biomes for catching Pokémons.
Luigi’s Mansion 3
This action-adventure game pleased us on the Halloween eve. Help Luigi to explore an abandoned hotel, but beware of ghosts! In addition to the single-player mode, the game also has multiplayer, online and local with up to eight players. Two modes ScareScraper and ScreamPark will bring lots of fun for your company!
Super Mario Maker 2
It has never been this simple to create your personal Super Mario level like now! Ther is a great amount of assets, such as enemies, power-ups and themes from various Mario games. Share your unique courses with other players or try to solve them yourself! Moreover, you can also play 2 or 4 people co-op mode online or local. There is also a single-player campaign as a plus.
The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening
This is the first-class remake of the original Link’s Awakening game released in 19993 for Game Boy. In addition to the new visual design in the game, the management has also changed a little bit to make it more comfortable for new players. Nevertheless, the game remains the same – plunge into the world of classic retro games! Nintendo re-created all locations, puzzles and NPCs almost identical to the original.
Fire Emblem: Three Houses
One of the best tactical role-playing game for Switch ever as well as great continuing of the series. In addition to exciting battles with unique characters and abilities, the game has a huge variety of actions. By choosing one of the three houses, you will develop a social component with each of its members increasing your relationship with them. Or you can also do your side-activities such as fishing or gardening.
Honourable mentions of the Top 10 Nintendo Switch Games 2019
Here are the games that were ported to Nintendo Switch in 2019. But the games have been released earlier. It is difficult to imagine a console game library without these games.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Complete Edition
Now Herald will always be with you, wherever you are. Of course, the graphics are significantly inferior to the PC version but besides this factor, the game remained unchanged. Plunge into the universe Witcher with its immense world, exciting quests and dangerous monsters!
Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition
Two years later, this game finally came out on the Nintendo Switch! Besides being one of the best JRPGs in the last few years, it’s hard to add anything else. Charismatic characters, dynamic combat style and an exciting storyline and all this in the fabulously beautiful world of Erdrea.
Divinity: Original Sin 2 – Definitive Edition
This wonderful RPG with unique mechanics is familiar to all fans of this genre. In the second part, we have the opportunity to choose pre-made characters with their unique backstories and interactions with squad members. The number of skills and their interaction with the environment and opponents has also increased. Unfortunately, the local co-op mode is not available on the console.