Are you looking for a new game to play this holiday season?
The Nintendo Switch is undeniably one of the mostly used gaming devices this year. One of the fun factors in this gaming device is the Nintendo Switch JoyCons, which are available in various colors to help you customize your Switch to your liking.
However, there are hundreds of games available in the Nintendo Switch, and you may have trouble choosing which one to play. To make things easier for you, check out the top 5 games that you can play this year!
Fire Emblem: Three Houses
Fire Emblem: Three Houses delivered despite the pressure, and it will be remembered as a classic of the franchise for years to come. Getting to grips with this massive game will take dozens, if not hundreds of hours due to its many options for play, revamped combat, endearing characters, and extensive character customization. Both new and longtime fans of the series will want to pick up Fire Emblem: Three Houses on the Nintendo Switch JoyCons because of the new bar it sets for the genre of strategy RPGs.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Straight out of the box, Mario Kart 8 on Wii U provided a tonne of fun for racing fans, and all it needed to be the best was a genuine Battle Mode. This time around, though, songs may bend and twist on themselves in unanticipated ways because to the inclusion of "anti-gravity" parts. While this doesn't drastically change the gameplay on Nintendo Switch JoyCons, it does provide some welcome tactical depth to the anti-grav parts by allowing players to clash with other racers for a tiny speed boost. It never fails to make you laugh, and every once in a while it will get you angry in the classic Mario Kart way when shells hit and you lose your position. It's pure, unadulterated entertainment that has a magnetic pull on anybody who's brave enough to grab the wheel.
For the millions who didn't pick up the original on Wii U, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe brings the original game to the hybrid portable with the addition of the wonderful (and much missed) Battle Mode. The greatest of the series, this racing game is lightning quick, visually stunning, and a joy to play.
Samus Aran and developer MercurySteam both make a strong comeback in Metroid Dread. This is the best-playing game in the Metroid series for Nintendo Switch JoyCons, and it also looks and sounds better than anything else in the series. We simply can't think of any ways in which this one could have been improved upon, what with its plethora of wonderful new skills, highly suspenseful and exciting stealth portions, lots of terrific huge boss battles, and plot that fans will undoubtedly like. The pinnacle of the series, the best Metroid game ever? There is a solid case that 2D Metroid has never been better, although there will be charges of recency bias until the hoopla calms in a year or two (probably around the release of Metroid Prime 4, in fact).
Xenoblade Chronicles 3
The Xenoblade Chronicles 3 is the pinnacle of Monolith Soft's excellent series for Nintendo Switch JoyCons. Here you'll find an emotionally resonant and unexpectedly gritty epic, complete with a sweeping and utterly engrossing story filled with a cast of fascinating characters and some of the finest fighting we've had the pleasure of grappling with in this genre to date. We've put in over 100 hours and are still as engrossed as the first time we turned it on. It's more than lived up to the promise of adventure, passion, and action shown in the game's main image. This is your chance to grasp the future and join Aionios.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildBreath of the Wild, the latest instalment in The Legend of Zelda, was a watershed moment for the series and for Nintendo. Since this is Nintendo's first serious attempt at an open world game, it takes advantage of what's great about established industry leaders while striking out on its own. This game was a significant departure from the norm for the series, yet it retained the Legend of Zelda's signature charm and engrossing gameplay. After years of staying true to the same formula, Nintendo Switch JoyCons finally decided to shake things up with the Zelda franchise, and the result was an unqualified success that we still enjoy playing today.