The Nintendo Switch outlet marked the start of a new generation for Nintendo. After the lukewarm reception of Wii U, many began to wonder if the company could survive in today's console market. However, it has defied all expectations with its hybrid console / portable console. In addition to The Switch version, The Legend of Zelda was universally praised: Breath of the Wild, which gave him the killer app needed to quickly climb to the top of the console sales charts and dramatically increase Nintendo's revenue .
In the year since its launch, there has been a shortage of fantastic games coming soon, from huge first-party games like Mario and Splatoon to indie favorites like Owlboy and Celeste. There are also fantastic third-party games, such as Octopath Traveler and Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. The library just seems to expand and improve with each successive version.
In this feature, we are taking a look at the best Switch games so far. This includes games that have received a score of 8 or higher on GameSpot since the release of the console, as well as reviews for new games and updates to reviews of old games brought to Switch. Take a look at our choices for the best games on the Switch. And with the console library continuing to expand, be sure to check often when we update this feature in the coming weeks and months.
For an analysis of the first year of Nintendo Switch, be sure to read our retrospective that illustrates the various successes and failures of the console. In addition, you can also check our features in detail on all the Wii U games we've brought on Switch, 13 things we want to see from the console.
The Switch already has hundreds of games, so many that some are destined to fly under our radar. The games shown here are just a small handful of experiences out there. What games do you think are some of Switch's best? Let us know in the comments below.