Updated: Every game available for Nintendo Switch
The definitive list, continually updated. Part two.
It’s hard to keep up with new game releases, so we’re doing it for you. This is our second running list. To be totally transparent: the first one was getting so long, it was becoming a big pain to work with on the backend. Anyway, here’s a continuation of that grand list of Nintendo Switch games currently on sale. We will do our best to keep it as up to date as possible.
We will also be updating you on useful Nintendo Switch gear and accessories. Here are our favorites at the moment:
Just Dance for Switch comes with 40 tracks—including Despacito—as well as more than 300 songs available for download if you sign up for Just Dance Unlimited. The game comes with a three-month trial to the service. It’s not just a game. It’s also a workout.
Knight Terrors is a side-scrolling, single-player action game. You play as a knight jumping over obstacles and running through levels destroying monsters. Rock out to the chiptune soundtrack as you obtain power-ups and conquer randomly generated levels.
The Mummy Demastered is a single-player, 2D shoot-em-up game with tons of weapons, gruesome battles, and hidden items to find. You’re a monster-hunter defending the world.
Fire Emblem Warriors is an amibbo-compatible, tactical, hack-and-slash game. The RPG lets you battle hoards of enemies, level-up, and plan out strategic group attacks. The special-edition version comes with the Nintendo Switch game, three CDs with music from the game, and a dual-sided poster.
Syberia is an adventure game that follows a lawyer named Kate Walker as she travels to a town in order to complete the negotiations for the purchase of an automaton factory. Play in TV mode or tabletop mode.
Robo Army by ACA NeoGeo was originally released in 1991. Play solo or with a friend as you destroy enemies, collect items, and up your abilities with power-ups.
Elliot Quest is a single-player adventure game about a newly immortal man that needs to find a cure to a curse that is turning him into a demon. Move across five levels picking up new abilities, spells, and battling 16 bosses.
JYDGE is a birds-eye shooter game wherein you get to build your own cybernetic crime fighter. Choose companions and modify weapons to suit your playing style. Play solo or with a friend in CO-JYDGE co-op modes.
Party Golf is a party game that can be played with up to eight players. There are over 100 game modes and it generates new courses every time you play. There are more than 10 power-ups to boost your skills and beat your friends.
Revenant Saga is a single-player RPG adventure game. Long story short, you’ve been turned into a demon, must find the person who did this to you, and then take your revenge. There are mini-quests and you can make your own custom weapons.
Spelunker Party! is a co-op multiplayer party game that can be enjoyed with up to four players. Journey underground with your pet sidekicks. Snatch power-ups for special abilities.
Super Ping Pong Trick Shot is virtual beer pong. While throwing a ball into a cup sounds easy, this game throws obstacles in the way to increase the difficulty. There are 80 challenges in single-player mode, a timed challenge, and a one-on-one multiplayer game.
The Count Lucanor is a horror adventure-puzzle game that includes: a creepy castle, creepy characters, and creepy blood-thirsty goats. All of your choices effect how the story unfolds—there are five different endings.
Spend your evening playing trivia games, dating monsters, and drawing. Some of the party games allow for up to 16 players. You can play with phones, tablets, or computers, so you don’t need to buy any extra controllers.
You and a friend play as two blobs of putty that must avoid obstacles and solve puzzles together. There are hidden surprises, 28 levels, and 16 unlockable mini-levels.
Don’t Knock Twice is a first-person horror game set in an old, spooky house. You play as a mother trying to save her daughter from an evil witch. Explore the house and find objects to help defend yourself.
This action-adventure game—originally released on Xbox and PS2 in 2006— includes 13 missions, an online co-op mode, and improved HD graphics. Play Rogue Trooper Redux with three friends.
An evil doctor demands 88 octillion dollars in 88 minutes. You’ve got 88 levels to beat in under 88 seconds each.
ACA NeoGeo The King of Fighters ’95 is a fighting game that allows you to create teams, making sure you are always battling alongside your favorite characters.
Neon Chrome is a first-person RPG shooter set in a cyberpunk world. Choose from characters with names like Hacker and Cyber Psycho. Blast away enemies, blow things up, and find upgrades—or enhancements—to improve your strength.
Squareboy vs Bullies: Arena Edition is a multiplayer action game where you venture around Squareburg as a tiny square standing up against bullies of all shapes and sizes.
In this adventure survival game, you play as a girl and her dog traveling down a river trying to find food. Avoiding dangers in the wilderness and scavenge for resources. The river randomly generates each time you play, so the gameplay is always fresh.
Wulverblade is a bloody, side-scrolling combat game inspired by a war between the Romans and British that happened in 120 AD. There are eight levels; play either in co-op mode or by yourself.
Yano and the Celestial Elephants is a single-player adventure-puzzle game. Collect ancient texts, uncover mysteries, explore caves to find items, and travel from town to town discussing philosophy and power.
In Tiny Barbarian DX, fight your way through levels picking up items and weapons.
Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle is a game in the “bullet-hell” genre. Basically, it is a combat game where you shoot intricate patterns of bullets that come out projectile weapons. Play alone or in combat mode with a friend.
In Oxenfree, a single-player supernatural thriller, a group of teenagers opens up a gate to another world, letting free evil creatures. Have conversations with characters—each interaction changes the outcome of the game—while solving mysteries.
ACA NeoGeo Metal Slug X was originally released in 1999. The arcade shooting game can be played with up to two players and is just an updated version of Metal Slug 2, with new weapons and things to kill.
Axiom Verge is a Matroid-Inspired, single-player action game set in a cavernous, bizarre underground labyrinth. You’re a scientist that finds themselves in a nightmare world and must make their way through levels picking up weapons and power-ups to survive.
In Earth Atlantis, human civilization is no more and most of Earth’s surface is covered in water. Play as a hunter fighting “creature-machine hybrid monsters” in a side-scrolling shooter. You unlock new ships and weapons the further you get.
Ninja Showdown is an arena-combat game that can be played with four players. It’s got six game modes and five battle locations. Create your own ninja, choose your weapons, and decide whether you want to have a free-for-all battle or split into teams.
Stardew Valley is a single-player RPG. You’ve inherited your grandfather’s old farm and must create a life—get married, grow crops, fish—as well as bring some life back into the suffering town around you.
Tumblestone is a wacky color-matching, multiplayer puzzle game that can be played with up to four players or in a single-player story mode. The big joke in their trailer is that you can “play as a sausage.” Match three similar colored blocks until the board is clear.
Volgarr the Viking is a single-player action game originally released on Windows, Linux, and OS X. Play as a viking tasked to defeat an evil dragon.
Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime is a cooperative multiplayer party game—you can also play with an AI if you’re alone. Travel through the galaxy in a colorful neon spaceship with your crew manning lasers and blaster weapons. You must work together on the ship to battle evil robots and Anti-Love forces. The levels are randomly generated and you can upgrade your ship with new tools and weapons.
FIFA 18 brings the franchise into the newest season with updated players and stats, improved graphics and environments, and more realistic player movements.
ACA NeoGeo Burning Fight is an arcade fighter game originally released in 1991. Punch, kick, and use special moves to lower your opponent’s life meter before the time runs out.
Astro Bears Party is an action-style party game with adorable bears in space suits. Play with up to four players. Run around small spheres leaving a ribbon behind you. In order to win, you must avoid your opponent’s ribbons and have them crash into yours.
Binaries is a stunning puzzle game. Each level screen is split into two halves: blue and orange. You must guide two balls—one in each half of the screen—at the same time.
This is really two games in one. Brave Dungeon is a RPG; pick up items, customize your characters, and battle enemies. Dark Witch’s: COMBAT is a card-based combat game. You can play solo or with a friend. Choose your best three cards—think: the Pokemon trading card game—and add magic items to upgrade your characters.
Butcher is a bloody, single-player 2D shooter game. Play as a cyborg that wants to rid the world of humans.
Conga Master Party! is a multiplayer dance game. You don’t actually dance, but control players in a Conga line. The goal is to create the longest Conga line possible—it’s similar Nokia’s mobile game Snake. Watch out for hazards that can break up your Conga line. There are over 40 characters, nine clubs, and eight multiplayer game modes.
Golf Story is, um, a story about a golfer. But it’s much more than that, too. There are eight different environments, each with their own hazards for you to conquer. On top of hitting a ball around, there are lawn-mowing challenges, drone flights, and other mini-games. The story has multiple characters, allows you to upgrade your golfer by completing challenges, and looks more like Pokemon or Zelda than a sports game.
In Pankapu, you can switch between three character types—Warrior, Archer, or Mage. Each has their own skills and you must master them all. You must use your weapons and dodge hazardous obstacles, eventually battling the big bad guy named Gangreyn—the Prince of Nightmares.
Picross S is a crossword puzzle game. Instead of filling in the blank spaces with words, you use the numbers on the side as hints to complete a pixelated image. There are 300 puzzles and a game assist option.
Tower of Babel is a single-player game described as a “panic” action-adventure game. Try to race up towers as quickly as possible while collecting coins and avoiding obstacles.
Sine Mora EX is a first-person, side-scrolling shooter game set in what looks like a post-apocalyptic world full of monsters. The game can be played with two players and boasts more than 50 weapons to choose from. There’s both a story mode and an arcade mode.
Pokkén Tournament DX brings you to the combat arena for battle. Customize your avatar’s appearance, play in one of five game modes, and gain skill points to level up your Pokemon. You can play solo, online, one-on-one with a friend on your Switch’s two controllers, or with a group, connecting two Nintendo Switches for local battles.
Play alone or with up to five friends defending the Dragon Ball universe from enemies that are warping time and changing history. Create and customize your own character from any of Dragon Ball’s five races.
LEGO® NINJAGO® is based on the new film. In the action game—which can be played with up to four players—you’re ninjas defending the world from Lord Garmadon. Build combat skills as you battle through the eight locations.
ACA NeoGeo’s Art of Fighting is another arcade-style fighting game similar to Tekken or Street Fighter. Originally released in 1992, Art of Fighting now shows cuts, bruises, and other signs of damage.
Dig through underground worlds exploring and battling bad guys. Upgrade your gear and weapons as you make your way through the levels of this puzzle-adventure game. $20.
Thimbleweed Park is a single-player adventure and puzzle game. Switch between five characters to uncover mysteries about the town.
This multiplayer puzzle game is a lot like Tetris. To reach new levels, create rows of the same color fruits and make them disappear. There are over 200 levels.
The NBA 2K franchise is back with an improved motion system and some new game modes. The best part: you can compete with the NBA’s current roster or one of 62 classic teams from the past. The Legend and Legend Gold editions come with more virtual currency and MyTEAM cards, which let you purchase and play with legendary players. Play with up to 9 friends.
Jump from planet to planet in this first-person shooter. There are 12 solar systems to explore. Play in solo mode or with a friend.
Dodge obstacles like lasers and saws while trying to collect lost star fragments. This is a puzzle game.
ACA NeoGeo Spin Master is an action arcade game. Johnny and Tom blast through levels with a bunch of awesome weapons to recover their stolen treasure map.
Beach Buggy Racing is a four-player racing game similar to Donkey Kong Racing or older Mario Kart games. There are six game modes and 15 race tracks. Customize your cars, grab your power-ups, and find weapons to help you cross that finish line in first place.
In this turn-based adventure strategy game, you are a warrior, wizard, assassin or a shaman trying to defeat a Dark Lord that has stolen the light. Explore dungeons, learn new skills, and discover items.
This 50-level puzzle game sets itself apart with its split-screen gameplay that requires you control two characters at the same time.
Rayman and his friends get sucked into legendary paintings, where they must decipher the secrets of each world. There are over 100 paintings.
ACA NeoGeo Blue’s Journey lets you play as Blue in a mission to save his world Raguy from an invading tribe. Use weapons and special abilities to complete your quest in this arcade-style, side-scrolling game.
Double Dragon 4 is a two-player side-scrolling action game. Fight your way through levels battling evil ninjas and sumo wrestlers—all to save a girl.
This game is all about surviving in a world of hipster ice giants and penguin vikings. Fight as an ancient warrior wielding a lightspear to defeat the evils of the world. Best part? Your sidekick is a dog.
NeuroVoider is a futuristic RPG game with over 8,000 enemies. After you kill your enemies, salvage weapons and other items from their bodies to upgrade your powers. The levels and bad guys are randomly generated, so the game experience is new every time.
Remember that iPhone puzzle game 2048? Now it’s on the Nintendo Switch. You can play solo or against a friend. Merge like numbers to increase your score.
The Bridge is a 48-level puzzle game. Inspired by the artist M. C. Escher, the game is a total head trip.
It’s like playing with the ultimate LEGO kit. You can create houses with walls made of lava, fill an entire island with thousands of seagulls or use bazookas to blow things up around you. The ultimate goal is to become a master builder. As you complete mini missions, you gain new LEGO pieces, characters, weapons, and vehicles. You can play online with friends, exploring each other’s worlds.
RBI Baseball 2017 is the fourth in the MLB game franchise. Play as any MLB team in any of their stadiums. Play baseball from your couch solo or with a friend.
This side-scrolling action game is similar to Mega Man, but with updated HD graphics. Play as Gunvolt, a freedom fighter with supernatural powers trying to save his world from two evil groups.
This 8-bit-style action-adventure game has got 140 levels, plus a level editor to design your own.
Zed Blade is a two-player, side-scrolling shooter game. Choose your aircraft and weapon—each one suits a different playing style—to defeat the evil forces of Yggdrasil.
After a Rabbids character finds a piece of technology that can combine objects, the Rabbids world is merged with the Mushroom Kingdom. Use strategy to defeat bad guys while picking up coins and upgrading weapons. You’ll see all your Mario world favorites, including Luigi, Princess Peach, and Yoshi. Play solo or with a friend.
If you’ve spent hours playing Tetris, you’ll like this. Instead of forming rows of shapes on the bottom of the screen, you must demolish obstacles that are preventing your air balloon or air ship from floating upwards.
Forma 8 is a minimalist, open-world action-adventure game. Play as a black org-looking character that receives power-ups while solving mysteries, exploring caves, and battling enemies.
Piczle Lines DX is a block-based puzzle game. Connect sets of similar numbers on a gridded level board to create hidden pictures. Each set of numbers creates a different colored line. What makes this game tricky is when you are connecting a pair of nines together, the line you draw has to take up nine spots on the grid. This is what creates the design on the board. It’s hard to explain, so you can check out the trailer here.
Minecraft Story Mode is a single-player adventure game that comes with eight different episodes. You are on a quest to find The Order Stone, which will allow you to save the world. Each choice you make leads the story in a new direction.
ACA NeoGeo Magician Lord is a side-scrolling, fantasy-action game that can be played with two people. Fight your way through levels as a magician named Elta in order to save the world from a resurrected evil being.
Sky Ride is a fast-paced, single-player game wherein you blast approaching foes while riding around on a flying bike.
Party favorite Jackbox has made its way to the Switch. Spend your evening playing trivia games, competing in drawing challenges, and coming up with convincing bluffs to trick your friends. It supports up to 10 players. You can play with phones, tablets, or computers, so you don’t need to buy any extra controllers.
Jackbox Party Pack 2 lets you play with up to eight players. It has five party games including a sound effects challenge, an absurd art auction, and a bomb-diffusing game. You can play with phones, tablets, or computers, so you don’t need to buy any extra controllers. One game—The Lie Swatter—can even be played with up to 100 players.
Sonic the Hedgehog is back. Play with up to two players in this classic game with improved graphics.
You play as a young boy named Otto who becomes friends with a Troll. The two of you must use your skills to survive in the dangerous forests.
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