2019 till now has been a fantastic year for Nintendo Switch gaming. With a plenitude of upcoming Switch games, the same is true for the remaining half of 2019. If you are a proud Nintendo Switch owner, you will benefit immensely from this guide as we are going to share with you the full list of upcoming cool Nintendo Switch games releasing in the time frame of Aug 2019 to Dec 2019. If you are an avid gamer and you don’t own a Nintendo Switch, go through the list to see what you are missing.
Upcoming Nintendo Switch Games – Aug 2019 to Dec 2019
Pine (August 2019)
Based on the likes of Legend of Zelda and the Breath of the Wild, Pine takes you to the island of Albamare where you are one of the last tribes of humans left. Every creature living on the island is equivalent to humans in terms of life relates goals and objectives. In the game, you require searching for an alternative home for your tribe by passing through various sections of the island. You have to involve yourself in trading, fighting, puzzles and more to get a rightful place for the tribe you are a part of.
Astral Chain (August 2019)
Astral Chain is a futuristic game in which you are a part of a few survivors left in a megacity. You are a part of a special police task force whose job is to battle invaders from other galaxies. You utilize a special class of weapons known as Legions that are themselves having senses and the ability to perceive feelings. Hence, in the game, you control your character as well as the sentient weapon that you are holding. This enables you to indulge in some of the best moves to defeat your enemies. Released under the banner of Platinum Games, Astral Chain could be the next big hit.
Overland (Fall 2019)
In Overland, you are on a road trip in the United States of America after the apocalypse. This is a survival game where you are at the helm of the affairs as you decide what happens next. Through your decisions, you require protecting the group of travelers traveling along with you. Understandably, there will be no dearth of challenges on a post-apocalyptic road trip. Overland’s concept is pretty interesting as you require putting yourself in a particular situation and think hard before making a decision as the entire group’s life is dependent on that.
Oninaki (August 2019)
Developed by the developers of I am Setsuna and Lost Spear, Oninaki is the story of Kagachi. Kagachi is a watcher in the game and his job is to guide the lost souls into the next world. Sounds pretty cool! Isn’t it? However, things change when he meets a girl named Linne. How the story goes on from this part is what forms Oninaki. There are several other characters in the game like Kushi, a well known and a famous Watcher and a Night Devil as well. Overall, the concept of the game is pretty interesting and will be extremely fun to play on a Nintendo Switch.
The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening (September 2019)
Released on Game Boy 25 years ago, The Legend of Zelda is by no means a strange name in the gaming society. Nothing like the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Link’s Awakening will make you feel pretty much nostalgic. This is because it is a completely new remastering of the classic Game Boy version. However, you must not take it simply as remastering as the developers have completely overhauled the game with a new style exclusively for Nintendo Switch.
Daemon X Machina (September 2019)
This is a third-person shooter game exclusively for the Nintendo Switch. You control your very own fully-loaded mechanical robot in the game. You require participating in battles with other mechs in the game passing through different missions. Whenever you defeat other mechs, you can pick up and incorporate into your mech essential parts from them. The game sounds pretty interesting and the fact that it will come with online and local multiplayer support makes it way cooler than we can imagine.
Dragon Quest XI S – Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition (September 2019)
September 2019 is the month when Dragon Quest XI S will finally be out on Nintendo Switch. Dragon Quest XI S will include a host of new features like more monsters and a better storyline. The coolest feature of the game is the ability to choose whether you wish to play the game in 3D or in the retro style of 16 bit. Moreover, you can choose between English and Japanese for the language of the voiceover. You can even travel to the old worlds of the Dragon Quest in the latest version. All of this makes Dragon Quest XI S – Echoes of an Elusive Age a fantastic entry in the series of Dragon Quest gaming.
Luigi’s Mansion 3 (October 2019)
If you have played the earlier versions of Luigi’s Mansion, you must know that in the previous version Nintendo killed Luigi. What happened next? Has Luigi also become a ghost in the haunted mansion? In Luigi’s Mansion 3, Luigi holds new upgraded Poltergust Goo through which you can kick away the ghosts and also bring down the apparition defenses. Luigi also gets his own doppelganger named as Gooigi. Using Gooigi, Luigi can explore even those areas which were earlier inaccessible to him.
Pokémon Sword and Shield (November 2019)
Two brand new Pokémon games are coming to Nintendo Switch in November this year. Titled as Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, the game introduces Generation 8 Pokémon. Unlike the Pokken Tournament DX, these games take you to a whole new Pokémon adventure in a new region known as Galar. The highlight of the latest Pokémon game is the Dynamax feature. Using the Dynamax feature, you can evolve your Pokémon into a giant thereby enhancing their powers and increasing their strength. Please note that you can utilize Dynamax ability only one time in a battle.
Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2022 (November 2019)
As clear from the name, this game includes your favorite characters from Mario and Sonic games who have gathered to compete at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2022. The game will include various Olympic events like karate, climbing, surfing, and even skateboarding. You can select your favorite Olympic game from a large list of sporting events. The fact that makes the game more interesting is that the game supports local and online play for a maximum of 8 players. Hence, you can call your friends and compete with them in different sporting events.
Final Words – Top Upcoming Nintendo Switch Games 2019
These were some of the most awaited Nintendo Switch games coming this year. In short, there is no dearth of new gaming adventures for the Nintendo Switch owners. So, what are you waiting for? Hold your Nintendo Switch and gear up for a roller coaster ride.