2022 was an incredible year of gaming for many. It brought out the best games that made either a comeback or opened new doors to a different level of gaming, especially for the Nintendo Switch. Because of that, this guide was created to let players know the Best Nintendo Switch Games to play in 2023.
Xenoblade 3 Chronicles
Xenoblade 3 Chronicles is considered one of the best Nintendo games for 2022 and nominated thrice in both the Golden Joystick Awards and The Game Awards 2022. Xenoblade 3 Chronicles is one game that players shouldn’t skip as it had a long list of good story content and gameplay. The game takes place in Aionios, where two warring nations, Keves and Agnus, engage in perpetual war with soldiers with ten-year lifespans.
The story follows Noah and his two childhood friends from Keves, and Mio and her two fellow servicemen from Agnus, who all gain a mysterious power and decide to cooperate to find safety. Through this journey, they uncover the mystery behind this perpetual war and the nature of their world.
Pokémon Legends: Arceus
Pokémon Legends: Arceus stands out from a ton of Pokémon games for Nintendo over the past couple of years. This unlikely Pokémon has features that introduces a new way to capture wild Pokémon and be introduced to a new species of old and new Pokémon with side missions that no other player can expect.
WarioWare: Get It Together
WarioWare: Get It Together is a not-so-Mario game that brings back a Gameboy classic to the Nintendo Switch for all Mario fans. In this game, players will have countless nostalgic game modes suited to parties and for those who want to experience Wario’s life.
Nintendo Switch Sports
Today’s sports have become so competitive that it has evolved from not only outdoor activity but also into a video game. In Nintendo Switch Sports, gamers can use their physical skills in playing various sports such as volleyball, badminton, bowling, soccer, tennis, and golf. Suited for all ages and worth the game to turn one’s home into a sports stadium.
Mario Strikers: Battle League
Mario has done it all. From fighting dangerous mushrooms to racing and even competing in the Olympics, Mario Strikers: Battle League is a competitive soccer game that introduces cartoon physics in a way that no one has ever expected. This game is the exact definition of what happens when we merge Inazuma 11 with Super Strikers. Recommended for those who want to experience a Mario game that will surprise them.
From the makers of Devil May Cry, Bayonetta struts through multiple locations in an all-new, over-the-top climax action game. Sporting a wicked new ensemble and somehow familiar pigtails, the titular Umbra Witch must face a mysterious evil using her signature guns and time-slowing Witch Time ability. This time, invading manmade bioweapons called Homunculi find themselves in Bayonetta’s crosshairs. Use your inner power and bring out the power of the Demon Masquerade to defeat deadly enemies and summon allies to help save the day.
Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes
A dark horse among the Warriors game is Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes. This is the 2nd Fire Emblem Warriors game to release for the Nintendo Switch and has been praised fully to be a good FE game that no one has ever expected. This game is an alternative story from the Fire Emblem Three Houses game that was released back in 2019 and has a unique storyline that extends the hours of gaming to its limit.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Shredder’s Revenge
Old-school style gaming is never ending as TMNT returns with a new game titled Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Shredder’s Revenge. It is an amazing game with a lot of replayability ahead with its three difficulties, both Story and Arcade mode, the plethora of enemies and bosses, and the hilarity and action which will keep you glued to your chair and play as long as you can.
Enter the Splatlands, a sun-scorched desert inhabited by battle-hardened Inklings and Octolings. Splatsville, the city of chaos, is the adrenaline-fueled heart of this dusty wasteland. Team up with a friend to paint the world including your enemies in a colorful way, literally.
Pokémon Scarlet and Violet
The newest chapter in the Pokémon series marks the end of an era for all Poke-fans as this game introduces a new lineup of Pokémons that players have never expected to see. Not only that, players can create their own and choose how the flow of the game should and what kind of adventure they want to take part in.
Kirby And The Forgotten Land
Kirby is back and has taken the spotlight in a new epic adventure. As Kirby, players will embark on an unforgettable journey through a mysterious world and obtain unexpected abilities that will show a rather much cuter yet more aggressive side of Kirby for all to see.
Cardfight Vanguard Dear Days
From the popular TCG game, Cardfight Vanguard Overdress, Cardfight Vanguard Dear Days is a game that is suited for all card gamers worldwide. Explore the world of Vanguard as players, new and old get a chance to try out the game digitally and compete in a rank system to see who can come out on top as the best card fighter.
Crisis Core Final Fantasy VII Reunion
Experience once more the story that leads to the main events of Final Fantasy VII in Crisis Core FFVII Reunion. The game that made its debut in the PSP era has been remastered and remade for the next generation. Play as Zack, Cloud’s friend, and mentor, and learn what made FFVII Crisis Core one of the most popular series that cemented itself for so many years.
Digimon is one of the most popular anime series in Japan that has later almost 2 decades. The series has brought out a ton of unexpected developments. With the launch of Digimon Survive, players will learn and play the dark side of the series in this new light novel horror series that made itself a dark horse to many Bandai Namco gamers.
Sonic returns in a new epic adventure as he embarks on a journey like no other. Stranded on a strange island and facing unknown enemies, Sonic must use all his speed and skills to save his friends and solve the mystery behind this unfamiliar territory.
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak
In 2021, MH Rise has become one of the most dominant games to be released by Capcom for the Nintendo Switch. In 2022, a new expansion pack was released for all to play and it was called Sunbreak. This content opened up a new world for MH fans to explore including fighting off against dangerous monsters that no one has ever expected in their entire life.
Persona 5 Royal
Be part of the Phantom Thieves once and replay their story on the Nintendo Switch. From the game developers that brought you Shin Megami Tensei and Persona 4 Golden, Persona 5 Royal offers an extensive tale of P5 and will change the cognition of fans worldwide.
Disney Dreamlight Valley
Create your own world using popular Disney-theme settings such as Mickey Mouse, Toy Story, Beauty and The Beast, and more. Explore and build our world in your own mind and interact with popular characters and friends online.
Witch of the Holy Night
Set in 1980s Japan, Witch on the Holy Night tells the story of Aoko Aozaki as she investigates the world of magecraft while dealing with her everyday school life. Players will know the story of this unlikely character created by the popular Fate series artists.
Traveled from the 21st century with keen swordsmanship, a young girl finds herself in Honno-ji during the Sengoku period. Together with a group of ninja friends, she races through the Underworld beneath Honno-ji and defeats strong undead, and slashes her way through the chaos.
Hello Neighbor 2
Hello Neighbor 2 is a stealth horror game about digging up your creepy neighbors’ secrets. Play as an investigative journalist against a creepy neighbor and solve the mystery of the missing kid in the sandbox world.
Tactics Ogre: Reborn
Based on the 2010 release, the game features improved graphics and sound, as well as updated game design, bringing to life a new Tactics Ogre that remains true to its roots. The game tests the skills of players in controlling the Valerian Isles and any choices they make will affect how the game will end.
Atari 50: The Anniversary Collection
For 50 years, Atari has presented a lineup of interactive arcade games since its debut. For those who were there at its launch, gamers will get to experience their games once more in this anniversary collection. 90+ classic games lovingly presented with best-in-class emulation and modern quality-of-life enhancements.
Aragami 2 is a third-person stealth game where you play as an assassin with the power to control the shadows. Join the shadow clan and fight the invader armies to protect your people.
Master the way of Kung-fu and get revenge on the murderers of your family. It is only one player against hordes of countless enemies. For every mistake, time will be the price to pay. Careful positioning and clever use of the environment to your advantage are key to your survival.
It Takes Two
It Takes Two is a co-op adventure game where players must work and solve a series of hard-driven puzzles to reach one point to the next. Play as Cody and May as they embark on a journey for two on the couch and master amazing and connected character abilities at every level.
Harvestella is an all-new life-simulation RPG from SQUARE ENIX. As the game’s protagonist, players must discover the origins of the world where they awaken from and use their skills to craft, farm, explore and battle unlikely beings from different parts of the map.
SD Gundam Battle Alliance
Gundam has emerged once more for the Nintendo Switch as a new SD game arrives in a hack-and-slash genre where players will need to uncover the truth behind these unsuspecting paradoxes. From multiple Gundam series from the beginning to the latest, players will get a chance to pilot popular mobile suits and unlock hidden skills that any Gundam fan wouldn’t imagine.
Yomawari: Lost in The Dark
A young girl awakens in a dark, unfamiliar forest with no recollection of how she got there. As she searches for the way out, she crosses paths with a mysterious individual who reveals to her that she’s been cursed. In order to break the curse, she needs to explore the streets of her town at night to seek out her lost memories. However, evil ghosts lurk within the shadows, and the girl must avoid them by running, hiding, and shutting her eyes if she hopes to survive long enough to break her curse.
New Tales From The Borderlands
Borderlands returns with a new tale. Take a stand against a ruthless corporate overlord as you play 3 distinctive characters and control the flow of the story. Every choice and decision players will make will determine the flow of the game and how it will end.
Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope
Mario and the Rabbids team up once more in an epic adventure. With familiar characters and new Rabbids to team up with, they will be facing a journey like no other as get will need to defeat an evil entity from taking over the universe.
Racing is one competitive sport that all players compete in to test their skills as a racer. In NASCAR Rivals, players compete in a tournament against CPUs and online players will customizable cars suited for events.
Chaos;Head Noah & Chaos;Child Double Pack
These two games are the first two HD remasters in the CHAOS;HEAD series and have powered up even more since the first version. Two delusions become one. Enjoy both Delusional Science Adventure Series games on one game card. Both games have different stories but are divergent from one another and will amaze players with how the flow of the game.
NIER: AUTOMATA – THE END OF YORHA EDITION
From an award-winning post-apocalyptic action RPG that has achieved deep-rooted popularity worldwide, NIER: AUTOMATA is about invaders from another world attacking without warning, unleashing a new type of threat: weapons known as “machine lifeforms.” In the face of this insurmountable threat, mankind is driven from Earth and takes refuge on the Moon. As 2B, a member of the newly organized android military force YoRHa, players will immerse themselves in a ferocious battle to take back the planet.
Legend of Heroes Trails From Zero
Legend of Heroes Trails From Zero is part of the Trails series that made itself famous during the PSP era and has been remastered for the Nintendo Switch. Play as Llyod Bannings as he and his new teammates must prove themselves as they fight to overcome injustice in a city gripped by corruption known as Crossbell.
Life is Strange Arcadia Bay Collection
This collection contains Life is Strange and Life is Strange: Before the Storm. Both are narrative adventures set in Arcadia Bay and are known for their wonderful story content and design elements that players would want to play over and over again to see multiple endings.
DUSK DIVER 2 – GUNVOLT CHRONICLES: LUMINOUS AVENGER IX 2 – VISITORS FROM OTHER WORLD
This DLC content expands the world of Dusk Diver 2 as players will embark in a journey to face off against new types of enemies and unlock new characters and arenas that players will not ever imagine.
Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival
With new songs and modes, players will get to play popular Japanese songs that are popular in the arcades of Japan. In Taiko no Tatsujin, players will the taiko and embrace their inner party-self to become a true drum masters.
Become a true potion master in this unexpected game. In Potion Permit, players will explore the ins and outs of the local village, Moonbury, and discover what adventure they can explore. Interact with characters to gather ingredients and craft items and more.
The DioField Chronicle
This new JRPG game changes the way Square Enix has reimagined strategy games. In this game, players will take on various characters and use their skills in planning out where to position them and how to attack enemies that come in hordes and use the environment to their advantage.
A new NBA arrives and basketball fans will rebuild their self to become actual basketball players. Featuring an improved version of Jordan Challenges, players will try to re-create Michael Jordan’s famous scenes in history and will have a chance to relive some of his greatest games.
Jojo’s Bizzare Advenutre: All Star Battle R
From the popular Jojo’s Bizzare Adventure anime, this game features most of the iconic characters from the series and will engage each other in a versus fight. Players can experience popular battles from each story, and see characters from different universes interact for the first time.
PAC-MAN World: Re-PAC
Pac-Man is back and remade into a game worth playing. Pac-Man arrives home on his birthday to find the Ghosts have kidnapped Pac-Man’s family & friends and ruined his party. Pac-Man must set out to adventure through the six areas of Ghost Island to rescue his family and friends, and face off against the Ghosts’ boss, Toc-Man.
Cult of The Lamb
To become part of a cult, one must lead his follower in his own beliefs. In this game, players are expected to choose carefully what they need to do in order to make sure that their own cult survives and will choose what type of cult it will be.
Two Point Campus
Welcome to the University of U. This game will teach players how to build their own university. Hire teachers, build campus facilities and recruit students to make their university an elite campus for students and parents will love to learn at.
Azure Striker Gunvolt 3
In 2014, the Gunvolt series began, and in 2022, a new game was released titled Azure Striker Gunvolt 3. In this game, a new protagonist Kirin fights alongside Gunvolt, allowing players to switch characters on the fly, adding a new element to the series’ high-speed 2D action gameplay.
Live A Live
Seven different stories featuring different protagonists, time periods, and gameplay styles await. In this wild western-themed game, a wanderer with a bounty on his head fights for his life and will choose how his story will end.
This game is a single players FPS that uses a fluid stunt system, destructive environments, a large amount of ammo, and a one-armed protagonist ready to go toe-to-toe against hordes of bad guys.
F.I.S.T Forged in Shadow Torch
In this game, an unknown legion of machines invades Torch City, home to many animals. Rayton, a former soldier in the resistance, is forced to take on his gauntlet once more to save his friend from danger. Exploring the Metroidvania game world with a dozen of areas with distinguishing vision themes and level designs. Earning the rewards by conquering the challenges of combats, puzzles, and more.
Yurukill: The Calumniation Games
the popular killing game returns as Yurukill returns in a new mystery. Set in a local city, Sengoku Shunju is forced to fight for his freedom and prove his innocence. Partnered with 5 prisoners, he must team up with one of them to solve the mystery and use skills to survive.
Rabbids: Party of Legends
The Rabbids are taking center stage to invade your party. With multiple game modes, players can share their experiences with their friends and families in Journey to the West. Over 40 game modes can be found in this game that will make players go crazy.
AI: The Somnium Files – Nirvana Initiative
A dark mysterious unsolved case has emerged once more and as Special Agent Mizuki, players must solve this bizarre serial killing with her AI partner Aiba. Utilizing skills of communication and scanning and hacking, a world of unexpected truths will be revealed to the public.
Demon Slayer: The Hinokami Chronicles
From the popular anime, Kimetsu no Yaiba, this game will let players re-experience popular events in the anime in this new fighting game. Thrilling Boss Battles Action and drama reach their peak in specially designed battles against powerful demons that will test Tanjiro’s mettle and his allies as well.
With over 40 years worth of Pac-Man-themed content, this game will make fans enthusiastic about what this game has. This game includes popular titles such as PAC-MAN SUPER PAC-MAN PAC & PAL PAC-LAND PAC-MANIA PAC-ATTACK PAC-IN-TIME PAC-MAN ARRANGEMENT Arcade ver. and more.
Touken Ranbu Warriors
Touken Ranbu is a free-to-play collectible card browser video game developed by Nitroplus and DMM Games. During this year, the series collaborated with KOEI Tecmo to change the series into a warriors game called Touken Ranbu Warriors. In this game, players will take part as popular characters from the series and learn their history through different eras.
Zombie Army 4: Dead War
Zombie Army 4: Dead War is a sequel to the 2015 compilation game Zombie Army Trilogy, itself a spin-off to the Sniper Elite series. Abominable occult enemies, epic weapons, and a harrowing new campaign for 1-4 players await in 1940s Europe, as you fight to save humankind from the zombie apocalypse.
Star Wars: Force Unleashed
In 2008, Star Wars Force Unleashed made its way to becoming a top-tier Star Wars game, and now in 2022, it is remastered for the Nintendo Switch. This game will center around Starkiller, Darth Vader’s secret apprentice, who has been trained to hunt down and destroy the Jedi. Take advantage of devastating Force powers and lightsaber combos to do Darth Vader’s bidding.
Neptunia X Senran Kagura: Ninja Wars
Two popular gaming series from Japan have begun to clash with one another. This game focused on delivering a tight action-combat system, while also relying on the fan service of both Senran Kagura and Hyperdimension Neptunia to see it through.
This horror game will teach players how cruel and unruly the world is. While investigating a disappearance case, Caroline must fight for her life as she explores the halls of an abandoned Mansion turned hospital.
13 Sentinel Aegis Rim
Uncover the truth and delve into a 2D sidescrolling adventure featuring gorgeous art and environments. Then, battle the kaiju in fast-paced, top-down combat. Customize the Sentinels with an arsenal of mech suit weaponry, and fight to defend humanity! A departure from the studio’s traditional fantasy style, the game takes place in a modern setting punctuated with giant mechs.
House of the Dead Remake
The popular arcade shooting game, House of the Dead has been remade for the Nintendo Switch and players can replay the 1st game once more in better HD graphics. Explore places where the dead roam free and face off against monsters that no one has ever expected to see.
Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition
This game is a remaster of Chrono Cross and has been upgraded to HD graphics with better illustrations and new features for new and old fans alike. This is an RPG game that transcends time and space and with over 40 plus party members that can interact.
LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
Lego Star Wars returns in a new epic saga with tons of stories from popular Star Wars movies. This game will have features that have a ton of playable characters, ships, and locations familiar to the franchise. It will give fans an all-new LEGO Star Wars experience with complete freedom to explore the LEGO Star Wars galaxy.
Andro Dunos 2
Originally released in 1992 by SNK, Andro Dunos 2 has been remastered and players take control of the Yellow Cherry once more, sent to end the long war with the aliens once and for all. The ship has four distinct weapons that can be improved by collecting bonuses as you progress through the different levels.
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax
IN P4U, popular characters from P4 and P3 return to fight against each other once more in the P-1 Climax. This game is a collaboration between Atlus and Arc System Works that has brought the best out of the Persona franchise for both fans and gamers alike.
Phantom Breaker Omnia
Phantom Breaker was first released in 2013 and since then, a ton of popular characters like Kurisu Makise from Steins; Gate, and Rimi Sakihata from Chaos; Head have made their appearance. Now fully updated and remastered for the Switch, Phantom Breaker Omnia offers players a chance to test their fighting skills locally and online.
.hack//G.U. Last Recode
.hack//G.U. is a popular game that was released for the Playstation 2 and is now fully remastered for the next gen-consoles including the Nintendo Switch. This new game includes all .hack//G.U. titles, Rebirth, Reminisce, and Redemption, and also as well as an all-new exclusive 4th Volume: .hack//G.U. Reconnection.
Young Souls is a gorgeous 2D brawler meets story-rich action RPG. Fight hordes of belligerent goblins, level up with hundreds of weapons and accessories, explore, and journey between worlds, as rebellious twins battle their way to save their foster father.
Chcobos are back but not in a way, players would have imagined. Get set for a new racing experience, featuring a roster of dozens of your favorite Chocobo characters, complete with their own unique abilities and variants. Equip Magicites and take out the competition as you drift through various familiar courses in online and offline multiplayer modes. Compete in tournaments and become the reigning champion of GP!
In this game, a war has erupted over the control of salt and iron resources. A balance of power has been achieved between the Holy State of Hyzante, which controls the salt, the Grand Dutchy of Aesfrost, a land of iron clad in frost and snow, and the forested Kingdom of Glenbook, which lies nestled between the other two powers.
Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy t is the twenty-second main entry in the Atelier series, the second game of the Secret storyline and the first game of the series with a returning protagonist. This story takes place three years after the events of the previous game “Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout,” and depicts the reunion of Ryza and her friends, who go through new encounters and goodbyes to discover a truly priceless treasure.
Developed by the makers of Shin Megami Tensei comes an all-new JRPG game called Monark. In an academy linked to a mysterious realm known as the Otherworld, four companions lead to four destinies. Nourish your Ego and madness to harness the power of Daemons in this tactical RPG.
Assassin’s Creed: The Ezio Collection
Relieve once more the history of one of the Assassin’s greatest figures of all time, Ezio Auditore da Firenze. In this bundle pack, players will have a chance to play all 3 Ezio games (Assassin’s Creed II, Brotherhood, and Revelations) once more as they have been remastered for the Nintendo Switch.
Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires
A new intro to the Dynasty Warriors 9 game as Empires come to test the skills of all players on how to manage a kingdom and what skills and tactics they have to conquer the 3 Kingdoms. All 94 officers who have appeared in DYNASTY WARRIORS 9 are playable. In addition, players can control all 700 common officers. A major change from previous series titles, areas around castles become battlefields, evolving into “Storming the Castle” instances.
Infernax is the adventures of a great knight who returns to his homeland only to find it plagued with unholy magic. Uncover the mysteries of the curse and face the consequences of your actions.
Ocean’s Heart is an epic top-down action RPG in which you explore a beautiful archipelago as a young woman named Tilia. Take on contracts to fight monsters, descend deep into ancient dungeons, defeat menacing foes, and unravel the mystery of Ocean’s Heart. All done in beautiful, bright pixel art.
Jump, Swing, and Zip your way through colorful worlds and exciting challenges in this unique 2D action-platformer! Master the power of the Grapple on your adventure to save the world!
OlliOlli World is a bold new skateboarding action-platformer that’s bursting with personality. Flip and flow through the vivid and vibrant world of Radlandia, meeting colorful characters as you grind, trick, and air your way to discover the mystical skate gods on your quest for Gnarvana.
The demon king is an endangered species!? Oh, slash such fate! A brand new Action-RPG presented by gorgeous creators! A simple and unique hack-and-slash. Boasting exploration, real-time combat, weapon crafting, and relationship building.
Sherlock Holmes: Crime And Punishments
Sherlock Holmes is now ready to solve 8 captivating cases. Each of these cases offers a real chance for players, who will have to make important moral choices instead of simply enforcing justice by the book. All decisions have an influence on the game, so bear the weight of your choices!
Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth
A 2D Metroidvania-style game developed under the supervision of Ryo Mizuno, depicting the story of Deedlit and the events leading up to the Record of Lodoss War: Diadem of the Covenant. Use a variety of weapons and spiritual powers to unravel the mystery of the labyrinth.
Gunvolt Chronicles: Luminous Avenger iX 2
Break into the new apeX of 2D action! INTI CREATES is proud to present a new apeX of cutting-edge 2D action with Luminous Avenger iX 2! This game takes the series’ original speedy and stylish 2D action gameplay to the next level as Copen rips through enemies with his new “Break-Shift” form.
Yu-Gi-Oh Master Duel
Yu-Gi-Oh has been active for many years and now players can once more play the game on the Nintendo Switch. Fast-paced Duels with stunning HD graphics and a new, dynamic soundtrack! Get ready to challenge Duelists around the world.
Set during the 25th century, players will explore and reshape distant worlds. Developed by the indie game developer System Era Softworks, players will be tasked with colonizing planets, creating structures, and collecting resources to survive.
Eschatos is a speedy shoot’ ’em-up game. Pilot your ship and take down massive starships that shower bullets. Make use of the special shield system to create an opening for you to attack and save the galaxy.
SNK VS. CAPCOM: CARD FIGHTERS’ CLASH
Back then, SNK VS. CAPCOM: CARD FIGHTERS’ CLASH was sold as two separate games; the SNK Cardfighter’s Version and the CAPCOM Cardfighter’s Version. But now, both have been combined into one game! There’s nothing stopping you from collecting all the cards!
Demon Gaze EXTRA
Released for the PS4 before, DEMON GAZE EXTRA retains its original flavor while adding enhanced graphics and a number of new elements for an even greater gameplay experience.
Humongous Classic Collection
This collection includes six classic childhood games in one super fun collection. Reunite with beloved characters Freddi Fish, Pajama Sam, Putt-Putt, and Spy Fox, and enjoy nostalgic point-and-click adventures filled with baby animals, stolen milk, superheroes, and time machines.
Doctor Who: The Edge of Reality + The Lonely Assassins
Two unique games coming out of the Doctor Who series. In Edge of Reality, Enter the Chaosverse, where reality itself is threatened by a series of time-breaking glitches, and partner with two formidable Doctors as you seek to uncover a deeper mystery. Meanwhile in The Lonely Assassins, Picking up where the iconic episode Blink left off, the Weeping Angels are back to unleash terror once again.
Dragon Quest Treasures
In this new spin-off of the Dragon Quest series, Erik and his sister Mia live on a Viking longship, dreaming of the day they can explore the world in search of grand treasure. One night they encounter a pair of otherworldly creatures, Porcus and Purrsula, and are whisked away to a mysterious place known as Draconia – a legendary land full of treasures just waiting to be discovered. The adventure Erik and Mia have always dreamed of is finally underway!
Take up your sword, channel your magic or board your Mech. Chained Echoes is a 16-bit style RPG set in a fantasy world where dragons are as common as piloted mechanical suits.
BEING HOME ALONE WITH YOU IS WORSE THAN DEATH
Three in One game that consists of Home Postmortem Edition, Alone With You, and Worse Than Death. Each of these games is an indie classic filled with horror and players will get the scream of their life.
Just Dance 2023 Edition
Welcome to a new era of dancing as Ubisoft presents a new and more exciting version of Just Dance. Now with online multiplayer, personalization, 3D immersive worlds, and new songs and modes year-round, you can experience a never-ending dance party all year long.
Lunistice is a linear 3D platformer that is heavily inspired by the 32-bit era of yesteryear. Follow Hana the Tanuki on her adventure through her dreams. Explore a multitude of different dreamscapes created from Hana’s memories! Jump and run through an old shrine, a fancy water park, or a world made out of food!
NEOGEO POCKET COLOR SELECTION Vol.2
This collection contains ten titles in total, including four that are currently sold, and six new titles that have been added. Play through a varied lineup of genres from sports, puzzles, table games, and more.
Cobra Kai 2: Dojos Rising
Explosive and inventive as the popular fighting series on Netflix comes to life in this heroic video game. Eagle Fang, Cobra Kai, Miyagi-do – Which is your dojo? Your in-game choice is only the beginning of your journey. You must then recruit the most powerful team to join your dojo, master your fighting style, and battle your way towards solidifying your dojo’s LEGACY as the All Valley Karate Tournament Grand Champion!
Shatter Remastered Deluxe
Shatter Remastered Deluxe brings back the brick-breaking action. Travel through 10 distinct worlds and battle 10 unique bosses; packed with amazing physics effects, power-ups, and special attacks.
DORAEMON STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of the Great Kingdom
Noby and his friends are back in an all-new Doraemon: Story of Seasons title! The popular mash-up series between the well-known farming franchise adored by players for over 25 years and beloved Japanese cultural icon, Doraemon, gets a new entry, complete with plenty of fresh ways to play!
High schooler Yuuki is as average as they come. She enjoys a mundane life of school, friendships, and generally being uninterested in boys, until one day she finds herself outside after curfew and face to face with a horrific monster.
NICKELODEON KART RACERS 3: SLIME SPEEDWAY
Rebuilt and re-imagined from the ground up, Nickelodeon Kart Racers returns – bigger and better than ever! Featuring a cast of 40 iconic characters, drift, slide, and boost your way to the finish line on tracks inspired by legendary Nickelodeon shows like SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Avatar: The Last Airbender, and more – with 4-player local multiplayer and up to 12 players online!
ISEKAI SAIKYOU YUUSHA NO HIRENMONOGATARI – ISEKAI TRAGIC LOVE
Isekai Tragic Love is a tale of love, friendship, and betrayal between an invincible hero and his comrades in an isekai world. It is a novel game that will touch your heart with an unfulfilled love
Kamiwaza: Way of the Thief
Join honorable thief Ebizo on the streets of Mikado, and put your thieving skills to the test! Will you walk the path of honor for the sake of family? The choice is yours to make.
No Man’s Sky
In No Man’s Sky, every star is the light of a distant sun, each orbited by planets filled with life, and you can go to any of them you choose. Fly smoothly from deep space to planetary surfaces, with no loading screens, and no limits. In this infinite procedurally generated universe, you’ll discover places and creatures that no other players have seen before – and perhaps never will again.
Bullet Soul Infinite Burst
This game includes a new mode called Burst Mode, as well as Normal Mode with the conventional system and the well-known Caravan Mode. Enemy placement and enemy attacks have been readjusted, allowing even players who have played through the previous title to play with a fresh mindset.
Let’s Build a Zoo
Build your own zoo with over 500 different animals at your disposal, then splice together over 300,000 different animal combinations. Keep your animals and your visitors happy, with hundreds of buildings, foliage, path, and enclosure decorations. Decide whether you want to run your Zoo above board or break the law and pocket the extra cash.
And that’s our Best Nintendo Switch Games for 2023. Personally, I love playing Nintendo games and hope to see more of them in the future.
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