The Nintendo Switch is now more than two years old, and it looks like this gaming platform won’t ever stop getting bigger and better. It is the fastest selling console of all time, with the plenty of excellent games in its catalog. Excitingly, 2020 is filled with Nintendo Switch games to look forward to. However, as it is the most compelling console on the market, there are now too many games people became talking about. Therefore, it’s very difficult to make a more narrow selection of the Switch games you should actually pay attention to. For that reason, we decided to create a quick and straight-forward list of the most anticipated Nintendo Switch game; from open world, to FPS, and everything in-between. With all that said, these are 8 Best New Nintendo Switch Games we think you should be playing in 2020.
8 Best New Nintendo Switch Games
1. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
This life simulation video game stands for the fifth main series title in the Animal Crossing Developed and published by Nintendo, it got released on March 20th. The players essentially focus on cleaning up a deserted island and building up a community. There is so much to explore with this game, with each day holding potential for surprises and discoveries.
2. No More Heroes 3
Following a ten-year hiatus since the release of No More Heroes II, Grasshopper Manufacturer brings Travis Touchdown back properly for a new adventure. As the fourth installment in the franchise and the third numbered entry in the mainline series, this version returns to the third-person action style. It features an open world for players to roam around, defending Earth from a very powerful army of alien invaders led by an intergalactic overlord prince.
3. Gods & Monsters
This action-adventure game is set in a fantastical open-world of Greek mythology, full of epic battles and quests. In short, monsters roam the Earth while the gods and goddesses of Olympus rule. Released on February 15th of this year, this game was created by Ubisoft Quebec, the same studio that was mainly responsible for Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey.
4. Axiom Verge 2
Developed and published by Thomas Happ Games, this action-adventure indie game is the long awaited sequel to Axiom Verge. Aalthough the game follows same story, there is an expansion on universe with completely new characters, enemies, powers, and gameplay. The expected date of a release will be around fall of 2020.
5. Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
As the successor to LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, this upcoming LEGO-themed game represents the sixth entry in TT Games’ LEGO Star Wars series of video games. Hence, this third-person action-adventure game adapts all entries in the Star Wars Skywalker saga series of films. It features an open world hub of total 45 levels, with each episode involving five story missions. Release date is TBA.
6. Doom Eternal
This first-person shooter video game represents the fifth main game in the Doom Just like before, players take on the role of the Doom Slayer, an ancient warriors who battles the demonic forces of Hell. Essentially, this installment will follow the events of the 2016 Doom remake where demons have invaded Earth. The game will feature several asymmetric multiplayer modes, which will make gamers experience more “social” and “connected” than ever before.
7. Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX
With its worldwide release on March 6th, this adventure role-playing video game got many Pokémon fans excited. As the latest spin-off entry in the franchise, the game features a new painterly-esque art style, while delivering an experience veterans and newcomers alike will indubitably enjoy. This version also includes new features not seen in the originals such as Mega Evolution, auto-mode, and autosave.
8. Streets of Rage 4
As the long-awaited revival of the classic Sega Genesis series, this upcoming side-scrolling beat ‘em up video game makes huge upgrade by introducing a multiplayer mode. As long as you are playing locally, four controllers can be hooked up. Besides returning characters Axel Stone, Blaze Fielding, and Adam Hunter, we now also have two new characters, Cherry Hunter and Floyd Iraia.
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