Top 15 Triple-A Single-player Switch Games So Far

Oct 11, 2018

15. NBA 2K18

The gold standard of Basketball games makes an exciting entry to Nintendo’s hybrid console.

Put yourself in the court and improve your opportunities in MyCareer, or build your own name in MyGM. Compete against this year’s hyper-realistic basketball superstars, and gain advantages with improved dribbling and shooting mechanics. It's another opportunity to show them who's King.

Players can always play the game alone, or dominate their opponents in online competitions. It has a PlayScore of 7.71

14. Just Dance 2018

Groove to over 40 tunes from popular artists including Clean Bandit, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj and more in this latest dance videogame from Ubisoft. With the Switch’s hardware, use the Joy-con’s motion detector and sway your hips to the beat of the popular songs of today’s generation.

Of course you can play this game alone, especially as a form of exercise, but it’s always fun when you’re with friends. It has a PlayScore of 7.98

13. Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

A sequel to Dragon Ball Xenoverse. Get ready for another round of high-powered, high-flying combat. Create your own character and join an iconic band of characters from the hit anime, and take a journey through its amazing storyline.

With a hub world that's seven times larger than the last, there'll be plenty of fights to be had, and each probably more exciting than the last. While it already offers an epic multiplayer mode, its port to the Switch welcomes an awesome new way to play in a single-player experience. It has PlayScore of 8.00

12. ARMS

One of the Switch’s early set of games. Choose from a variety of players with their own unique personality and skills and feast yourself in a limb versus limb action. By using the Switch’s Joy-Cons, engage in ridiculous fist fights with your extendable arms.

Each weapon has its own strength and weakness, adding a strategic depth to its otherwise hilarious atmosphere. Although its intended for multiplayer too, its single player experience makes serves as good exercise for your body. It has a PlayScore of 8.03

11. Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition

In every single player list, there’s always Microsoft’s award-winning voxel-based survival game. Choose from five different game modes: Survival, Creative, Adventure, Hardcore and Spectator and dive into an endless blocky world filled with unlimited potential.

Favored by every 10 year old gamer out there, this Switch edition is a convenient way of rebuilding your own pixel-perfect universe in any way you can. Seamlessly switch the way you play with the Switch’s docked and undocked mode. It has a PlayScore of 8.28

10. Nintendo LABO - Variety Kit

Creativity is Nintendo’s most powerful business model. Compared to most of the games on this list, this is different. LABO is a new way to play games using their pre-made cardboard boxes. Just build five unique projects that brings out the inner kid within you.

From RC Cars to Motorbike Racing, feel the joy of enjoying your own cardboard creation. It’s separate kit, the Robot Pack, transforms your Switch device into a mechanized warrior. It receives a PlayScore of 8.28

9. Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

A tag-team of two powerful industries, Ubisoft and Nintendo bring an unlikely combination of two franchises. Ubisoft’s rabid rabbits enters into the Mushroom Kingdom and pitting them against the Mario's superstar gang. Wielding an unusual array of friendly looking weapons, take part in strategy shooting action similar to the acclaimed XCOM series.

It’s a family-friendly, tactical game that takes you to four various worlds filled with combat, puzzles and unpredictable mayhem. It has a PlayScore of 8.41

8. Dragon Quest: Builders

Going toe to toe with Microsoft’s Minecraft is Square Enix’s very own survival adventure. A spin-off to the critically acclaimed JRPG, Dragon Quest. Play as a young builder and create a sprawling kingdom from scratch.

Players explore, build, craft and fight for their survival as this barren world is full of dangers. It’s upcoming sequel adds more variety to the game, and we can’t wait for it! Builders has a PlayScore of 8.46

7. Xenoblade Chronicles 2

A sequel to the Nintendo Wii original. Get ready to step into a gorgeous fantasy open world filled secrets and monsters to discover. Xenoblade Chronicles 2 introduces you to new characters that breathe new life to the series. They search for the mysterious place of Elysium. Explore a land filled with exotic flora and fauna and scale towering titans.

Gameplay and exploration is a core feature. Making every bit of grinding and adventure worth your time. Combat is a fun frenzy between shoving your heavy blade against monsters and shooting them with powerful guns. It’s a fantastic JRPG adventure with a PlayScore of 8.46

6. Splatoon 2

It’s hard not to adore Nintendo’s inktastic game. The battle between Inkling versus Inkling continues on as spatters of colored blots fill up your entire screen. The game offers new features including a a dual-ink splatting ability.

Storywise, this sequel will focus on the relationship between the Squid Sisters and it’s set two years after the original. With its success, it became one of the best selling games on the Switch platform due to its enjoyable single-player and multiplayer experience. It receives a PlayScore of 8.48

5. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

The world's most beloved open world RPG on the Switch? Imagine that.

Step into the shoes of the dragonborn in world divided by a looming civil war. Explore the vast kingdom of Skyrim in a ques t to slay the dragon Alduin. Or, put all that aside to explore its dizzying array of side-missions, faction quests, and general tomfoolery.

There’s a million things to do and more in this epic single player fantasy. It receives a PlayScore of 8.49

4. Octopath Traveler

The highest rated JRPG on the Switch right now. When it comes to Square Enix, they don’t disappoint if we’re talking long lasting single player games. Set in a fantasy world filled with mysteries, choose a starting character from 8 of its travelers and make tough choices as you expand your party and completing their unique storylines.

Featuring a slick turn-based combat and hundreds of hours of content, it’s the perfect choice for a good Switch game. It has a PlayScore of 8.51

3. Bayonetta 2 - Digital Edition

Platinum Games' iconic witch makes her grand appearance into Nintendo's hybrid console.

Originally released in 2014, this sequel to Bayonetta's gothic adventures amps up the excitement with an arsenal of new moves and tricks to add to her already large arsenal. Beat her angelic foes to pulp with her powerful moves such as the Umbran Climax, or finish them off with the whip of her deadly locks.

Looking as fresh and sexy as ever in the game's lush HD graphics, it has a PlayScore of 8.72

2. The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

The epic single player adventure on the Switch so far. Rediscover the secrets of the magical kingdom of Hyrule as the destiny-bound Link attempts to fulfill the prophecy of Calamity Ganon's destruction. Gearing up Switch’s hardware potential, it levels up the series' signature puzzling dungeons with their innovative emergent gameplay. Dive into cavernous halls, and use runes in combination with your imagination to create ingenious solutions.

Breath of the Wild is an absolute buy for Switch owners who want countless hours of adventure. It receives a PlayScore of 9.41

1. And the best Triple A Single Player on the Switch is Super Mario Odyssey

We always go back to Nintendo’s poster boy. This latest installment of Mario's various misadventures sees him venturing out of the borders of his beloved Kingdom. Step into prehistoric lands, futu ristic labs and so much more into this open world exploration.

Explore bustling worlds with your magical red cap and solve a myriad of puzzles. So power up your ship called the Odyssey, save Princess Peach from Bowser’s wedding plans and collect Power Moons along the way! It has a PlayScore of 9.48


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