Are you planning to buy Nintendo Switch on launch? Do you know what are best Nintendo Switch launch titles? Well, we know the answer to your question. Check out our list of top 10 best Nintendo Switch launch titles.
It is the quality, quantity, and potential of launch titles for any incoming console that sets a good omen in the success of a console. Nintendo Switch is bringing a total of 12 launch titles on March, 3, 2017. Some of the titles are iteration to classic version of games, few are the re-released version for Nintendo Switch, while some are new IPs. But, we are here to tell you the top 10 launch titles for Nintendo Switch.
Ironically, Nintendo launched a total of 23 games on launch of Wii U, yet the console ended up in a disappointment. Nintendo hopes that Nintendo Switch will help the company to raise again its sales figure as in the times of Nintendo Wii. Nintendo Switch launch is just around the corner, on March, 3, 2017. The console will be available for $299 USDs. Below is our ranking of best Nintendo Switch launch titles for you to buy.
Top 10 Best Nintendo Switch Launch Titles
10. Just Dance 2017
Just Dance 2017 has received 73 Metascore on metacritic.com. We place the game on number 10 because in our best Nintendo Switch launch titles list it has managed to arrest the audience in its unique game play style, since years.
Just Dance series of games are now seven years old, developed and published by Ubisoft. Just Dance 2017 released worldwide last year in North America on October 25, 2017. Just Dance 2017 will be a launch title for Nintendo Switch, set to launch on March 3, 2017 globally.
The gameplay of the dance video game is quite unique. You can either use your regular controller or a motion controller as an input. You can also use a smart phone with the game’s companion mobile app.
09. Skylanders: Imaginators
The game is the iteration of its predecessors that revolves around fighting enemies, solving puzzles and platforming. Skylanders: Imaginators released last year on current and old generation of platforms, and this year it will release again on Nintendo Switch as a launch title. We keep it on number 09 in our best Nintendo Switch launch titles list, as it resembles much like its predecessors and has little to offer new. Also, if you look forward to buy Nintendo Switch, you should add the game to your list.
Skylanders: Imaginators is a 3D toys to life action platformer video game, published by Activision.
08. Human Resource Machine
Human Resource Machine is a visual programming-based puzzle game developed by the same developers of World of Goo and Little Inferno: Tomorrow Corporation. The game guides you to become a good employee by programming little office workers to solve puzzles. The game has 8.0 user score on Metacritic.com and we place it on number 08 on our best Nintendo Switch launch titles list.
The game involves puzzle solving that requires a thoughtful approach and patience. It will teach you important programming concepts; however, in few strong puzzles the game will not provide you any instructions. You are on your own to finish high level puzzles.
The game is set as launch title for Nintendo Switch. It will be available on March,3, 2017.
07. I am Setsuna
Our best Nintendo Switch launch titles lists’ number 07 is grabbed by I Am Setsuna, a Japanese role-playing video game developed by Tokyo RPG factory. The game is published by Square Enix and released earlier on current generation platforms. A sad-theme based RPG game as launch title for Nintendo Switch, sounds interesting right? This is the reason we place I Am Satsuna on number 07 in the list. It will take your time away, immersing you in the world of perpetual winter controlling party of players. The game play style resembles to early 1990s Final Fantasy games.
IGN.com rates I Am Setsuna at 7.5/10 score. The game initially launched last year on PS4, PSVita, and for Microsoft Windows. I Am Setstuna is set as a launch title for Nintendo Switch, you can grab the copy on March, 3, 2017.
06. World of Goo
Just in case you still play World of Goo on your iOS or android phone or on PC, you can now get a chance to play it also on Nintendo Switch, if you buy the console. By next year, the game will date as a decade old; still, it is getting user support and multi-platform. Metacritic gives a 90 Metascore to the game. We place the game on number 09 in our best Nintendo Switch launch titles list because; we find the game highly immersive as every level comes with its own graphics, unique atmosphere, musical theme and creation of large structures using balls of goo.
World of Goo is a multi-platform puzzle video game, developed and published by independent game developer 2D Boy. The game dates back to its initial launch, back in October, 13, 2008 on Microsoft Windows and Wii platforms. It is set as a launch title for Nintendo Switch for March, 3, 2017.
05. Little Inferno
Little Inferno is a multi-platform game released back in November 2012 initially on Wii. Later in 2013, it made its way to iOS, android, and Microsoft Windows. The game involves basically incinerating anything that you can see through first person view. You can play it on Co-op at Nintendo Switch and make the game even more fun that it really is. This is why we place little Inferno at number 05 in our best Nintendo Switch launch titles list.
Little Inferno is a puzzle video game developed by same developers of World of Goo: Tomorrow Corporation. It is set as a launch titles for Nintendo Switch, to be available on March, 3, 2017.
Snipperclips reaches at number four in our best Nintendo Switch launch titles. It is an exclusive for Nintendo Switch and the only new IP making its way as a launch title. The game is highly co-op puzzle solving mechanics. You control Snip and Clip characters, cutting each other and fitting yourself in the piece of required puzzle.
If you like the fun involving co-op games don’t miss out your copy of Snipperclips on March, 3, 2017.
03. Super Bomberman R
Our number three spot is snatched by Super Bomberman R in our best Nintendo Switch launch titles. Mainly due to history and the years of memories Nintendo and Bomberman series of games has given to us.
Super Bomberman R is an addition to the old franchise Bomberman and is one of magnificent launch titles that Nintendo Switch deserves. Super Bomberman R is an action maze game, which is developed by Konami and HexaDrive. Super Bomberman R is the latest installment to the series of Bomberman video games and has come out nearly over half a decade. The launch of Super Bomberman R coincided with launch of Nintendo Switch, so as to celebrate the 34th anniversary of franchise.
We highly recommend you to buy the game if you plan to buy Nintendo Switch on March, 3, 2017.
02. 1-2 Switch
1-2 Switch steals its way to number two in our best Nintendo Switch launch titles list. 1-2 Switch game is on number two due to the reason that it is heavily a party game and you will love paying minigames with your friends using Switch’s Joy-Cons controllers.
1-2 Switch will require your maximum attention so as to use your head and perform various minigames on-screen. The game features extensive use of Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Cons controllers. Most of times you will not find any instruction, you will be required to react to the props presented to you on-screen and face the other player. It is a party game published and developed by Nintendo Switch.
If you like party games and maximum interaction and fun with your friends while playing a game, 1-2 Switch is a must buy launch game for you. The game will be available for purchase on March, 3, 2017.
01. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
It is one of the best Nintendo Switch launch titles Switch console can get. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has been the most anticipated and much awaited title since 2013, its history has and the connection of players with the franchise has made this game as number one launch title. The The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the latest and 19th addition to the Franchise The Legend of Zelda games. It is another exclusive launch title but it is not a new IP. The game is developed and published by Nintendo.
The game adopts the modern mechanism and goes open world for the first time. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild sets itself apart from the rest of 18 past games by adopting an open world layout. Not only this, but the game adapts to high-definition visuals, and a detailed physics engine, all thanks to powerful Nintendo Switch hardware.
The game has remained the most anticipated game since Wii U days, as it was mentioned in January 2013 that a new The Legend of Zelda game will come soon. But, since then, Nintendo Wii U fans were kept in dark on any information on next The Legend of Zelda game. At last, the game has finally made its way to Nintendo Switch.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a must buy game for the fans of franchise. Even new comers will like the open world, enhanced physics and high-definition graphics of the game. The game will be out on March, 3, 2017.