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7 Nintendo Switch Games To Be Excited About

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It’s still early in the year, and many games are still as TBC or “coming soon.” Especially when you look at the games that we assume they will release from May onwards. But what are the Nintendo Switch games to get excited about? We have a look at seven new titles.

With a while to go, it doesn’t prevent us from the hype about the Nintendo Switch games that we can get existed about this year. For the innovation, the study that has created them, or the value they have shown on other consoles. Of all the games that will come out, we have made a list with the 7 most promising, ordered by release date.

1. Super Mario 3D World and Bowser’s Fury

Release date: 12 February 2021
Genre: platforms / multiplayer mode

There can’t be a single year that Nintendo doesn’t give us a Mario game. And we appreciate it. This year we celebrate the 35th anniversary of Super Mario. Nintendo gives us the reissue of the Wii U game Super Mario 3D World. They also include an added: Bowser’s Fury.

This improved version includes local and online multiplayer. The game, even in 3D, recovers the lateral or frontal mobility that made the plumber so popular. This makes it a simpler game (in a good way), without losing the fun of a good Mario game.

Adding Bowser’s Fury is like selling us two games for the price of one. With one of the best battles of Mario against Bowser, this game promises hours and hours of fun.

2. Bravely Default II

Release date: 26 February 2020
Genre: RPG

Those of you who have tried the demo will understand the desire to play it completely. This phenomenal RPG developed by Silicon Studio will try to hook us as their previous 3DS games did.

The battles will present an even greater difficulty than in their previous games. The game uses a turn-based system based on the saga’s special mechanics: Brave and Default. You can choose a normal attack or use Brave and Default to increase your statistics for future turns.

Seth, our protagonist, along with 3 companions, will form the Heroes of Light. With the importance of the argument, in this game, we will find a lot of conversations. A J-RPG that offers a different experience with the same atmosphere as its predecessor.

3. Monster Hunter Rise

Release date 26 March 2021
Genre: RPG / Action

Capcom’s powerful ARPG saga unfolds in all its greatness with this new release. MH world seeks to beat its sales record in the West with the new ideas proposed in this Switch game.

The game preserves the saga formula that balances crafting, world exploration, and fights with monsters. Facing the mobility system. One of the hardest points when it comes to bringing together veterans and new hunters. MH Rise will try to settle on Switch all we expect and we love of MH World.

Although you’ll see recognizable elements in Monster Hunter Rise, you can already feel all the new stuff. We will have new scrolling resources that give the game a huge but classic character. Despite there is still much to see in its set of contents, what it transmits to us is positive. As a result, the game is positioning itself as the next must-see for veterans of Monster Hunter,

4. New Pokémon Snap

Release date: 30 April 2021
Genre: Simulation

Bandai Namco and Nintendo are responsible for producing this new Pokémon game. The adventure gets inspiration from the classic Pokémon Snap of the Nintendo 64. This means that it is not the continuation, but “an all-new adventure for Nintendo Switch that’s inspired by the classic Nintendo 64 game.”

This game makes you explore the Lensis region and take pictures of more than 200 Pokémon. Our goal is to investigate the Lumini phenomenon that takes place in this region. In this new adventure, we will have the help of Professor Mirror and his assistant Rita.

Nostalgia for the Nintendo 64 Snap, coupled with the best-known graphics in a Pokémon game. Combined with our camera and the immense landscapes and routes that we will take, will delight lovers of photography and Pokéfans.

5. Subnautica and Subnautica: Below Zero

Release date: TBC 2021
Genre: Survival / Adventure

Although Subnautica finally came out in 2018, it is in this year when we can have a version for the Switch. The critics on its launch were positive. This and its sequel, created by Unknown Worlds Entertainment, offer us a set aquatic survival game.

A calm survival, but no less dangerous for that. Underwater environments immerse us in a peaceful environment, but with the tension of not knowing what is in the depths of the ocean.

To that, we add the “expansion” Below Zero. This transports us to a new frozen planet, with new biomes, monsters, vehicles, and an outstanding plot for an indie game. If the game already hooked on desktop consoles, now offering us a portable option is a wise decision on the part of the studio.

6. Bayonetta 3

Release date TBC 2021
Genre: Hack-n-slash

Developed by Platinum Games and published by Sega, it’s the third installment in the popular beat’em up action saga starring the witch.

Tre trailer appeared at The Game Awards 2017. It was announced that it would be one of the games exclusive for Nintendo Switch.

Now it’s still in development, but in the trailer, we can see bullets, magic, and what could expect of our favorite witch.

Platinum Games CEO Hideki Kamiya suggests there is progress, but “let’s forget about Bayonetta for a while.” He ensures that when something finally comes up, it will become a bigger surprise. Until then, we can only wait for more news.

7. Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2

Release date: TBC 2021
Genre: RPG

The sequel to the one considered by many the best Nintendo Switch game is in development. The little that we can know for now has been thanks to the E3 trailer. This trailer shows a much darker style than the first game, even competing with Majora’s Mask.

In it, you can see that Link and Zelda find a corpse under Hylure Castle (that looks quite like Ganondorf). It is also seen that a presence brings him back to life and affects Link. That gives rise to many rumours that in this sequel we will control Zelda.

Everything said above is speculation that people said because of the trailer. We’ll have to wait a bit longer for Nintendo to announce something about it.

Some Switch games will arrive sooner than others, but if it weren’t for the hype that their sale gives us, we would not enjoy them so much. So the only thing we have left is to wait and prepare the Nintendo Switch for when the time comes to enjoy it.


And that’s our list of seven Nintendo Switch games to be excited about. Do you agree or disagree with our list? Which game are you most looking forward to? Let us know in the comments below.


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7 Playstation 5 Games To Be Excited About

Sophie Burningham

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The release of the PS5 has created a lot of hype and excitement for PlayStation 5 players, 2021 comes with the promise of new and exciting games releases!

Below we’ve listed seven up and coming PlayStation 5 games to look forward to.

1: Horizon Forbidden West

Release date: 2021

Genre: Action, Adventure and RPG

Developer: Guerrilla

Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment

Horizon Forbidden West is the exciting sequel to the hit game – Horizon: Zero Dawn. The original ps5 game attracted many players, and even has its own board game allowing gamers to explore the universe in a new way.

Horizon Forbidden West takes us on a whole new adventure to a far-future America. Where you, the gamer, can encounter new enemies, cultures and characters. It has new mechanical enemies to face, strategic gameplay and enormous human mounted machines. Gamers can take these on using weapons, gear and traps crafted from salvage.

Players can look forward to getting stuck in with the story, strategy, challenge and mystery on offer with this up and coming release. With stunning visuals, Aloy’s new journey proves promising with new secrets and history to unlock.

Horizon Forbidden West trailer

2: Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart

Release date: 2021

Genre: Action, Platform and Shooter

Developer: Insomniac Games

Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment

A brand new, colourful adventure awaits with this new Ratchet & Clank game.

Ratchet & Clank is a series of third-person shooter and action platformer games. This franchise has many games in the series going as far back as the original PlayStation, with even an animated feature available.

For series fans, this new science fiction adventure promises to make full use of the PS5’s quick load times. Gamers can look forward to travelling through dimensions at high speeds in this new adventure, combined with more outrageous gadgets!

Once again, Ratchet & Clank take on evil forces threatening to take over the world. This time, there’s a twist! A robotic emperor from another reality is working around the clock to destroy all organic life, with Ratchet & Clanks dimension next in line!

With new faces, new gadgets and interdimensional hopping gameplay. Players can enjoy the thrill of gameplay that makes full use of the PS5’s stunning visuals and DualSense™ controller.

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart trailer

3: Gran Turismo™ 7

Release Date: 2021

Genre: Racing

Developer: Polyphony Digital Inc.

Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment

Gran Turismo is an old name in the racing genre, and it is hitting the PlayStation 5 games chart with this exciting new release! Gran Turismo 7 promises cultivation of the 22-year history of the franchise, to bring you an experience beyond pure racing. This game takes advantage of the DualSense™ Controller and promises reduced loading times thanks to the increased processing power of the PS5.

With the GT Simulation Mode’s reintroduction, players can embark on a single-player campaign within the game, alongside other features that take it beyond just racing. Gran Turismo 7 includes evolved tuning and customisation of hundreds of cars in the garage. Players can also improve skills and strategies using the games Driving School. Combine this with other classic features such as special events and championships, this game is a promising release.

Gran Turismo 7 trailer

4: Resident Evil Village

Release Date: 2021

Genre: Survival Horror

Developer: Capcom

Publisher: Capcom

This chilling next chapter to another long-running series will be hitting the PS5 in 2021. Resident Evil Village makes full use of the power of the PS5 to enable gamers to experience horror in a brand new way. This series is set a few years after the events of Resident Evil 7- Biohazard, with character Ethan Winters and his wife building a new life together in peace, just before tragedy hits once more.

With first-person gameplay, players take on the role of Ethan. Gamers uncover the mysteries of this chilling village as they attempt to escape, bumping into new enemies and familiar faces.

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5: Hogwarts Legacy

Release Date: 2021

Genre: Action role-playing

Developer: Avalanche Software

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Fans of the world of Harry Potter are awaiting this big-budget RPG with bated breath. With 105k people following its progress just on Twitter, this ps5 game proves to be an exciting addition to the Harry Potter universe. I am excited to see exactly what kind of structure this game will take.

Set in the late 1800s, players will choose their Hogwarts House and live a Hogwarts student’s life as they attend classes. Hogwarts Legacy promises to be a more immersive and open world for players. With adventure and opportunities to explore renowned locations on offer, players can tame magical beasts, brew potions and master other magical combat abilities.

Hogwarts Legacy trailer

6: Final Fantasy XVI

Release Date: TBC

Genre: Action role-playing

Developer: Square Enix Creative Business Unit lll

Publisher: Square Enix

Final Fantasy XVI is the next up and coming game in the Final Fantasy franchise. This game, for some time, will be a PS5 exclusive.

Set in the fantasy world of Valisthea controlled by six factions on the verge of conflict. The game looks visually fantastic, with a deep storyline from what we can see from the first trailer and pre-release gameplay.

The gameplay and combat system looks more responsive. We can see from the pre-release that a combination of melee-based attacks and magical abilities will be incorporated into the gameplay. Players and fans can hopefully gain more information as it nears its release on ps5.

Final Fantasy XVI trailer

7: Deathloop

Release Date: 21st May 2021

Genre: Action-adventure

Developer: Arkane Studios

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

Deathloop offers stunning visuals, fast loading times and adaptive triggers to fully immerse players in this game. Fighting to survive in a hunter vs hunted game, players engage in first-person action that combines weaponry with powers.

This game offers both multi-player gameplay and single-player mode. Players can experience the main storyline, or to take control of assassin character Julianna to sneak into other players campaigns. The aim of the game? Break the time-loop by successfully taking out eight targets before the end of the night.

deathloop trailer

Can’t Wait?

Finding you can’t wait for these new releases? Check out the PlayStation Plus collection! Full list of games and details available HERE including games from the Ratchet & Clank and Resident Evil series for anyone needing to catch up.


And that’s our list of seven PlayStation 5 games to be excited about this year. Which one are you looking forward to most of all? Did we miss any? Let us know in the comments section below.


Read all about the things we’ve learn’t about the PS5 HERE.

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