The best Nintendo Switch games of 2020.

2020 was a special year for the Nintendo Switch. The console was one of the platforms that received the most exclusive titles, in addition to other cross-platform games. Among the highlights, franchises that returned and titles that managed to maintain quality on the Nintendo console.

Check out the numbered list – which does not represent a ranking – of the best games of 2020 for Nintendo Switch.

The best Nintendo Switch games of 2020

1- Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Interestingly, the arrival of Animal Crossing: New Horizons was a boon in a pandemic period. The game, which has a very relaxed and even relaxing theme, is an escape valve for many people, who made their fictional island their ideal destination to escape the troubled reality that we’ve been through.

The game puts the player in the role of a character who needs to develop and maintain the island as a perfect place for its inhabitants.

The best Nintendo Switch games of 2020

2- Paper Mario: The Origami King

The weirdest version of Mario got a new title for Nintendo Switch. In The Origami King, Mario must rescue Princess Peach from the clutches of the villain King Olly. For this, the mustachioed will have the help of Olivia, a key ally in the journey.

For those unfamiliar with the franchise, Paper Mario is a more challenging version of Mario Bros. The game is full of puzzles and features a unique combat system when compared to other adventure titles.

The best Nintendo Switch games of 2020

3- Hades

The biggest surprise of 2020 also got a version for the Nintendo Switch. And unlike what happens with many conversions, which result in loss of quality and performance, Hades’ port was very well done, making the game one of the best for the console.

The action RPG game puts the player in control of Zagreus, son of Hades, on an adventure in the Kingdom of Death. Perfect for fans and lovers of Greek mythology.

The best Nintendo Switch games of 2020

4- Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX

The Pokémon franchise was another to earn a new “Difference” title in 2020. In Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DXyou take control of a group of little creatures that need to face challenges to free other little monsters.

The big difference between the traditional game and Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX is its gameplay. Here, the title features turn-based combat similar to RPG and strategy games such as Final Fantasy Tatics and Fire Emblem

5- Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

The game is a mix between two titles: Hyrule Warriors and Zelda: Breath of the Wild. In it, the evil force Calamity Ganin threatens the city that gives the game its name. And it’s up to Zelda and her faithful squire: Link to do the job to rid the region of evil.

The best Nintendo Switch games of 2020

The gameplay of the game mixes the frantic combats of the Hyrule Warriors franchise with elements present in Breath of the Wild. The crazy junction ends up resulting in an uncompromising, fun and exciting game.

6- Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition

One of the most praised Nintendo Wii titles has gained a remastered version for Switch. It brings new graphics, but maintains practically the same gameplay that established the game when it was released in 2010.

The story tells a journey in search of revenge. Once you have your region ravaged by the fearsome Mechon, you need to gather a group of allies to contain the villain and prevent further damage to the world.

The best Nintendo Switch games of 2020

7- Trials of Mana

Remake of the classic SNES RPG puts players on an adventure to reach the Mana Sanctuary. For this, they will have to face powerful creatures known as Benevodons, which destroy regions through which they pass.

With a completely revamped look, and now in 3D, Trials of Mana is by far one of the best remakes released in 2020. A full plate for fans of the saga and for lovers of a good traditional RPG.

8- Eternal Doom

The game is present on all 2020 Best Games lists and it’s no wonder. Even in a lower quality version when compared to other consoles, Doom Eternal is one of the best titles released for Nintendo Switich.

The game brings a frantic shootout, where the Doomslayer character needs to stop a demonic invasion of Earth. For this, it is worth using from simple pistols to weapons of mass elimination.

The best Nintendo Switch games of 2020

9- Ori and the Will of the Wisps

The sequel to Ori and the Blind Forest maintains the game’s high level. Both its look, with an impressive setting and graphics, as well as its gameplay well adapted to Switch, make the game one of the highlights of this year.

In the game’s history, once again the player controls the character Ori. Now he needs to find his friend, the little owl Kun, and for that, he will have to face the dangers of the enchanted forest.

10- Super Mario 3D All-Stars

The compilation brings the character’s three main 3D games to the old Nintendo 64 console: Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine and Super Mario Galaxy.

The best Nintendo Switch games of 2020

Unlike other sets, Super Mario 3D All-Stars does not bring any remastering, just occasional changes in gameplay so that the titles are well adapted to current joysticks. However, it is still a full plate for those who have the 64-bit era as one of the most memorable in history.