Nintendo Switch: In 2021, Nintendo bet on bringing titles that played with fan nostalgia, revisiting the brand’s most popular franchises while adapting them to the latest console mechanics. As a result, the Japanese company has seen its sales increase and the search for its games grow even more, especially with the arrival of new Pokémon games, the debut of Monster Hunter on the Nintendo Switch and the launch of the long-awaited Metroid Dread.
Now, the end of the year comes to consolidate the Nintendo Switch not only as a video game aimed at the family and for classic sagas, but also as a strong equipment that is present in practically all the categories of best of the year at The Game Awards.
Check out some of the most important Nintendo Switch games released in 2021 below and find out what makes them so relevant to the gaming market, especially at a time when there is a lot of discussion about creative saturation in the industry.
Nominated for best game of 2021 at The Game Awards, Metroid Dread is an action-adventure game with side scrolling mechanics that rescues the main elements of the franchise, now with improved visuals, new abilities, enlarged map with additional exploration and combat possibility stealthy. The game puts bounty hunter Samus Aran on an unprecedented journey on the planet ZDR, which suffers from the infestation of powerful EMMI machines and claims to be the epicenter for a galactic crisis.
Monster Hunter Rise
Monster Hunter Rise significantly expands the universe of colossal monsters and takes players on the most intense hunts ever, making new weapons available, online co-op mechanics for four explorers, epic weapons and armor, and secretive ecosystems where every creature can become one unlikely danger. Use mounts and fight any way you like (from a distance, as support or melee) to become the greatest hunter in the realm.