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Video Games for Nintendo Switch

Glossary of video games for the Nintendo Switch with release dates and descriptions:

Animal Crossing: New Horizons (March 20, 2020) – Create your dream island life and enjoy a relaxing, customizable experience in this beloved life simulation video game.

Cadence of Hyrule (June 13, 2019) – Crypt of the NecroDancer Featuring The Legend of Zelda – Embark on a rhythmic adventure through the land of Hyrule in this unique crossover game.

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (February 13, 2014) – Team up with Donkey Kong and his friends to save their island from the invading Snowmads in this challenging platformer.

Fire Emblem: Three Houses (July 26, 2019) – Immerse yourself in a deep and strategic tactical RPG as you navigate political intrigue and lead your students to victory.

Hades (December 6, 2018) – Descend into the underworld and battle your way through Greek mythology in this critically acclaimed roguelike action game.

Luigi’s Mansion 3 (October 31, 2019) – Join Luigi as he explores a haunted hotel to rescue his friends and uncover the secrets lurking within its spooky walls.

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle (August 29, 2017) – Enter the whimsical world where Mario and the Rabbids team up in a turn-based tactical adventure to restore order.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (May 29, 2014) – Race against friends and family in this exhilarating kart racing game, featuring a wide range of iconic Mario characters and tracks.

Mario Party (December 18, 1998) – Gather your friends and family for a fun-filled party experience with a variety of interactive mini-games featuring Mario characters.

Minecraft (November 18, 2011) – Unleash your creativity in this sandbox game, where you can build and explore infinite worlds filled with endless possibilities.

Monster Hunter Rise (March 26, 2021) – Hunt fearsome monsters and forge your path as a skilled hunter in this action-packed RPG adventure.

Paper Mario: The Origami King (July 17, 2020) – Embark on a humorous and paper-filled quest to save Princess Peach and the Mushroom Kingdom from the Origami King’s plot.

Pokémon Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon Let’s Go, Eevee! (November 16, 2018) – Experience a nostalgic journey in the Kanto region with your partner Pikachu or Eevee in this reimagining of Pokémon Yellow.

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield (November 15, 2019) – Set off on a journey to become a Pokémon Champion in the new Galar region, filled with new Pokémon and exciting battles.

Ring Fit Adventure (October 18, 2019) – Get active and embark on an RPG fitness adventure that combines exercise with engaging gameplay.

Splatoon 2 (July 21, 2017) – Engage in vibrant and colorful ink-based battles in this unique team-based third-person shooter.

Super Mario 3D All-Stars (September 18, 2020) – Relive three classic Mario adventures—Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, and Super Mario Galaxy—on the Nintendo Switch.

Super Mario Maker 2 (June 28, 2019) – Create and play your own custom Mario levels, or enjoy the limitless creativity of the Mario community in this platforming game.

Super Mario Odyssey (October 27, 2017) – Join Mario on a globe-trotting adventure to rescue Princess Peach from Bowser’s clutches in this critically acclaimed platformer.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (December 7, 2018) – Experience the ultimate crossover fighting game, featuring a massive roster of beloved characters from various franchises.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (March 3, 2017) – Embark on an epic open-world adventure in the stunning kingdom of Hyrule, filled with exploration and discovery.

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening – Remake (September 20, 2019) – Relive the classic Game Boy adventure as you guide Link through the mysterious Koholint Island in this charming remake.

Undertale (September 15, 2015) – Journey through an underground world filled with quirky characters and make choices that will shape your unique playthrough.

Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition (May 29, 2020) – Dive into a captivating RPG world and follow the journey of Shulk as he fights against the mechanical forces threatening his home.

Yoshi’s Crafted World (March 29, 2019) – Join Yoshi on a delightful and charming platforming adventure through a world made of everyday objects and craft materials.

Please note some games have received updates or expansions. See also:

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