Best nintendo switch games TechnoBuffalo 2020

The Nintendo Switch is easily one of the most popular game consoles to hit the market, and with good reason! It has an excellent array of fantastic games, including options for just about every type of gamer. Whether you want to sink into an open world filled with puzzles, race against friends on the track, or just master challenging levels in a platformer, there are plenty of options to check out. We've collected the best of the best for you here.

Best overall: Animal crossing: new horizons

Staff Pick

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is a game that is all about building up your island. You start with almost nothing to your name and slowly upgrade everything on it, buying items, meeting neighbors, and enjoying events along the way. It includes multiplayer functions, like inviting friends to visit your island. It is a full-blown simulator that fans of Stardew Valley or Harvest Moon will enjoy. It also follows a real-time clock, has multiple shops to peruse, and lets you build items to decorate. If you're suffering cabin fever, this is a great way to feel like you're getting out and about.

$60 at Amazon

Take it to the track: Mario kart 8 deluxe

Mario Kart is easily one of the most popular Nintendo games ever to come out, and it's back with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. You get access to various new and familiar tracks, have characters to play and unlock, and tweaks to your go-kart as you play. While the game is fun by yourself, you can also hook up with friends online or locally to race for glory! You also still have options on gameplay modes and track length and gameplay modes built for new players to enjoy.

$56 at Amazon

It's a Pokemon world: Pokemon Sword

Pokemon is a worldwide phenomenon, and who doesn't love pocket monsters? Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield are the newest entries int he franchise bringing you to the brand new Uk inspired Galar region. You're able to run through the world, catch Pokemon, fill up your Pokedex, and have an adventure on Switch like never before. This game comes in two versions, Sword or Shield, and features new Pokemon and is a great place for new fans to get started.

$60 at Amazon

Better with friends: Super smash bros ultimate

Games are better with friends, and who doesn't like talking trash while you pummel your bestie on the screen? The massively popular Super Smash Bros Ultimate is back with the entire roster of previous characters to play as you fight to the death. While you can play alone, this game is also compatible with up to 4 players at a time. There are also new stages, new fighters, and new techniques to master, making this option perfect for new fans or returning veterans of the franchise!

$60 at Amazon

A whole wide world: Legend of zelda: breath of the wild

Half of the fun of playing an RPG is exploring the world that you've been dropped into the middle of, and fans of open-world games should not sleep on Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. You play as Link, who wakes up with no memories, in a world that has seen better days. As you play, you'll unlock the mysteries of the past, reclaim your destiny, try to save Hyrule before all is lost. This entry in the Zelda franchise is a great place for new fans to get started and doesn't require tons of back story to play. It features a robust combat and crafting system where the story is driven forward only by your actions, as you discover everything Hyrule has to offer.

$50 at Amazon

Bottom line

Nintendo Switch has a great selection of games, many of which aren't available on other consoles or platforms. From fighting to open worlds, there are excellent options out there for everyone. Our number 1 pick, is Animal Crossing: New Horizons. In this game you move to an island, start up an economy and build up a community of your very own. It's an intricate simulation that lets you socialize, craft, and explore all on the island that you put your time and effort into. You can even invite real life friends to come visit and see what you've built, making it a fun and collaborative game that has taken the world by storm!

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