Top 10 Best Video Games on Nintendo Switch of 2021

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Nintendo Switch after its release has gained too much popularity because of the design and concept of portable gaming. It somewhat saved Nintendo from the market of consoles when Playstation and Xbox are making their move to become number one in the market. The price of the console may be high but the restriction to play only on the console is not there in Nintendo Switch. Above that Nintendo has given many legendary games like Mario, The Legend of Zelda, Donkey Kong, etc. So, losing the market of the console is not they are hoping to do it so easily right now. After the release, Nintendo has released multiple games. We have handpicked the 10 best games on Nintendo Switch which you can play anywhere from the console.

#1 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
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One of the best games that Nintendo has put out till now. It was released with the Nintendo Switch and it somehow saved the Nintendo Switch. It is an open-world action-adventure game that is set at the near end of the Zelda timeline. Exploring is the main concept for the progression as it was there in the Legend of Zelda.

A sequel is in the making after the success of the game. Some considered the best game of all time selling copies of over 20 million after the launch.

#2 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
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It was initially released for the Wii U console in 2014. But after the release of the Switch, it was ported to console too. It is similar to the other Mario Kart racing game but there are additional content like driving on walls & ceiling with different maps you can enjoy on single and multiplayer mode. There are a ton of different characters from the Mario world and other games of Nintendo that you can play with. So, if you not only like Mario but the other Nintendo games too then this game is definitely to check out.

#3 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
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Super Smash Bros Ultimate is the biggest crossover fighting game which includes the characters from Mario, Splatoon, Metroid, Animal Crossing, Street Fighter, Pokemon, and Donkey Kong. There are more than 70+ characters in this version which includes 63 characters from the last version. The creators of Atlus, Capcom, Konami, Microsoft, Namco, PlatinumGames, Sega, SNK, and Square Enix came together to make a really big crossover game which we can say it is one of the best Nintendo Switch games that has come out. There is both single and multiplayer mode which you can play starting with only 8 characters. rest of the characters you can unlock by leveling up one by one. If you have Nintendo Switch and haven’t bought this game yet then you are surely missing out on something.

#4 Celeste

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Want to try a challenging game yet interesting than Celeste is for you. Celeste is a 2D indie game where you play as Madeline. Her quest is to reach the top of the mountain while avoiding the obstacles on her way. Help her reach the top while fighting her inner demons that are stopping her to reach there. The story of the game is interesting to play and a DLC version is also added to the game.

#5 Sonic Mania

Sonic Mania
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Sonic Mania is a 2017 2D adventure game where players get to choose between 3 characters – Sonic, Knuckles, and Tails. All the characters have different abilities that they can use during the gameplay. The game is set at 12 different levels with multiple boss fights with the main antagonist being Doctor Robotnik. Imagine being grown up with Sonic and not getting a good game on Sonic adventures. Nintendo tried to give out the best game on Sonic and good thing is that Sonic Mania has got positive reviews. It is considered to be the best game after 15 years of Sonic game production.

#6 Rocket League

Rocket League
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Rocket League is one of the main games of Esports today. The game is basically a soccer game played with rocket fitted cars. It is the sequel of the game Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars. The developers have improved the graphics and gameplay from the last version. There are a  number of modes that you can try as well as the competitive mode which you can play on a 3v3 basis.

#7 Dark Souls: Remastered

Dark Souls: Remastered
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Dark Souls is a third-person action pact game by Namco Bandai Games. The game is considered to be one of the difficult games of all-time. This caused many mixed reviews to the game but still, its in-depth gameplay and setting make this game very unique. It can sometimes become frustrating but the success lies in trying continuously till you reach the next level. That’s why it is the best game ever made until now. Dark Souls remastered was launched in 2018 on Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Xbox One.

#8 Doom (2016)

DOOM (2016)
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Doom is a first-person shooting game by Bethesda Softworks. The setup of the game is futuristic fighting overpowered aliens to move through the story. The game is a single-player as well as multiplayer but there is a little compromise with the gameplay as compared to the PlayStation & Xbox. The gaming experience will be still worthwhile as the game is critically well acclaimed by the critics.

#9 Splatoon 2

Splatoon 2
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Another Nintendo game, Splatoon 2 which is a third-person shooter game. The game is very simple as you are shooting with a paint gun to cover the area with paint instead of hitting your enemy for points. There are two modes that you can play – story and multiplayer. Both the modes are fun to play its up to you which gameplay mode you like the most.

#10 Oxenfree

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Oxenfree is a mystery based adventure game.  The game was released in January 2016 but after the Nintendo Switch release, the game was made compatible with the portable console too. If you like story-driven games then this one is just for you. The story of the game is well written as it will take you on a supernatural mystery ride as you unfold the paranormal force that your player mistakenly unleash it while he (Alex) went to visit his friends. Now, he and his friends must figure out what is it and how to stop this supernatural force.


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