Top Ten Best Games for the Nintendo Switch

Just vote for your favorite game playable on the new console.

The Top Ten

1 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Such a fun game it took me awhile to get to the point. Has many puzzles and pretty hard bosses. You can go any where and start what divine beast you want to capture first and is also has an amazing story line. Even though it was my first Zelda game I have ever played

Sonic 1 (master system), Alex kid in a miracle world, & smurfs (master system) needs to be on the Nintendo switch

Best thing is, you can play this even if you're broke like me and can't afford a switch - TheInsomniac

Best game in the history of the world

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2 Super Mario Odyssey

This game made me feel every emotion: Plenty of joy, Logan of rage, a twinge of fear, and even a tearful moment at the end of a long journey. Breath of the Wild had me addicted for hours, but Super Mario Odyssey is fun every time I play it. Whether speed running, popping balloons, racing Koopas, punching bosses, finding every moon, or even just enjoying these amazingly designed kingdoms, Super Mario Odyssey is pure fun the whole way through. 10/10.

You know I'm not really into the Zelda Series. So Super Mario Odyssey takes the number 1 spot as my favourite game on the Nintendo Switch.

WARNING! This Contains lots of spoilers so when you see the row with the hats then you will not see any spoilers but I just want to tell you all why Super Mario Odyssey is such a fantastic game!

It is even one of my favourite Mario games of all time and in this game you get to use Cappy who can help you posses lots of different things heck you even get to capture enemies. You can even posses a taxi and it takes you from a bright and cheerful city to a dark ally with tanks shooting at you and where it rains really really HARD! With Cappy you can pretty much do almost anything and the kingdoms are great. They include places like the Sand Kingdom a Mexican themed world with a village and a giant pyramid. The Seaside Kingdom a place to enjoy to have some fun in the sun and if you have the winter blues and New Donk City where you can ride ...more

This game is like one of the best Switch games ever. Great story, sidekick is good, the kingdoms have so much excitement and the moons feel rewarding to collect. Seriously this game should get DLC and a sequel in 2019 or 2020 for the Nintendo Switch.

This is the best game ever

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3 Splatoon 2

BEST GAME EVER! Its great! The first splatoon was AWESOME and this splatoon introduced new weapons gear and a lot more stuff.

For me Splatoon 2 alone makes the Switch worth it - thunderstar1124

Only the *freshest* from Nintendo.

Actually a very good shooter, I play this more than BotW which I am very ashamed to say.

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4 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

They should've made mario kart 9 not mario kart 8. But who cares GO NINTENDO SWITCH!

This Is The Game I Always Come Back To, It's A Great Game To Play With Friends And Alone I Also Love The Maps

Number 4 what this should be higher

Hands down, best racing game

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5 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Hasn't even come out yet and it's already Number 8 on the list. Impressive. Moving on, I'm so HYPED for this game!

Not announced yet

I want this to mine birthday

so good

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6 Xenoblade Chronicles 2

Superior to most JRPGs. Seriously good game. Brilliant funny loveable characters, masterpiece music, unique outstanding environments, well written story, loads of monsters and enemies to fight. Never gets boring in my opinion. 10/10

The Final Fantasy VII of this generation, and that's a good thing.

Best JRPG I've ever played. Likeable characters, beautiful world's, engaging story, loads of side missions, challenging monsters and bosses, and the best OST I've ever heard. Should be in the top three easily.

How is this masterpiece seventh

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7 Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

I never really expected THIS to happen. it's a good game though

y so low?

8 Arms

Most fun and creative fighting game I have played - Retroman64

Yes! I got to play this game at a preview, can't stress how fun it is

Did you watch the ARMS direct. There is some nice surprises. - ShigeruMiyamoto

Super fun game!

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9 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

This is the coolest game ever - VideoGamefan5

It hasn't even came out yet lmao

10 Snipperclips: Cut It Out, Together!

Snipper clips is the best game of all time on the nintendo switch

This game is the best multiplayer game on the switch - Retroman64

A bit boring after a while... - Marxcute19

The Contenders

11 Sonic Mania Sonic Mania

Sonic Mania looks fantastic in all aspects. I loved that SEGA let fan game creators make a Sonic game. After this, I feel like they need to make more games with these people in the developer's seat.

This is what most Sonic games can only WISH they could be.

12 Kirby: Star Allies

This game is my favorite

13 Super Bomberman R
14 Project Sonic 2017

You can change the name to sonic forces now

This game is going to bring sonic back to good. Along with sonic mania

This is called sonic forces and is a sequel to generations

Looks a little like generations

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15 Puyo Puyo Tetris

This is the best yet!

16 Splatoon

You mean "Splatoon 2"? - shawnmccaul22

Wii U game. - Extractinator04

17 Dragon Quest X
18 Minecraft

Better than Fortnite. - qToadRagez

It does NOT suck. - SuperInkLink64

Get it off! It sucks horribly!

19 Rocket League

You can take it anywhere and it has all the content as it does on the other platforms. It has decreased visuals but that doesn't take away from how fun this game is. - thunderstar1124

Very good and better due to portability - Jiorl

20 Stardew Valley

This is the best version to have it on because you can take it anywhere and play it on your T.V. if you want.

21 Celeste

Bumping this up. Put this to the Top 15 maybe? - SoaPuffball

3rd best Switch game behind Mario and Zelda. Should be way higher

22 Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana
23 Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

The best 2d platformer ever. - SuperInkLink64

24 Mario Tennis Aces

Why this be at 50 - Feathers111

i agree - SuperMario1

25 SNK Heroines Tag Team Frenzy
26 Yooka-Laylee
27 Skyrim

Already on the list. - Extractinator04

28 Hallow Knight
29 Pokken Tournament DX
30 Doom (2016)
31 Shinobi Refle: Senran Kagura
32 Dragon Quest XI
33 Peach Ball: Senran Kagura
34 Fast RMX

This is a really good game.

35 Fortnite: Battle Royale

I stole your vbucks - B1ueNew


36 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Nintendo Switch)
37 Gal*gun 2
38 Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

This will be awesome - Ale9991

39 Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove
40 Just Dance 2017
41 Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu
42 Super Mario Party

It hasn't come out yet, but it still looks awesome, a return to form for the Mario Party franchise.

Best Mario Party ever. Enough is enough. - SuperMario1

43 Blade Strangers
44 NBA 2K17

That would be awesome

45 Mario Kart 8

Baby Silver Gold Blue Fetus Rosalina incoming!

It's already on the list. - Extractinator04

They're gonna add King Boo and fix up the roster! - DCfnaf

46 NBA 2K18
47 1-2 Switch

This game is the worst game in existence. It was just made to show off the joy-cons. How in the world is this number 16? - rbits

This actually looks pretty interesting - GamingSanx

Looks Amazing! - VideoGamefan5

This is the biggest pile of horse dump I ever saw. - Maddox121

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48 Cars 3: Driven to Win

It's on PS4, image says it *cough*

It was on the NS, so it counts


49 Overcooked

How is this so low it's a great game

50 Penny-Punching Princess
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Top Remixes (22)

1. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
2. Splatoon 2
3. Sonic Mania
1. Super Mario Odyssey
2. Splatoon 2
3. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
1. Splatoon
2. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
3. Project Sonic 2017

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