The Best Nintendo Switch Games... So Far - Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

With the Nintendo Switch exceeding initial expectations and over 70 games available on the eShop, here’s a look at the best Switch games available thus far!
January 1, 2017 9:44 AM by Morgan Shaver

1) The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Are you really surprised that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild snagged our number 1 spot? Out of every Nintendo Switch game available, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild remains everyone’s favorite by a rather large margin. Furthermore, when the game first released, critics unanimously gave it a near perfect score... which is pretty damn impressive!

Meanwhile, there are still fans who call the Nintendo Switch the “Zelda machine” as Breath of the Wild is the only game they want to play on the console. After putting over 90 hours into Breath of the Wild within the first few months, we have to agree with the consensus and say that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild truly is the best Nintendo Switch game thus far. 


There you have it, our picks for the 8 best Nintendo Switch games so far. Keep in mind, our picks are subjective and there may be games that didn’t make this list that you swear by. Additionally, there are several highly anticipated Switch games set to release over the next couple of months. With that in mind, we’ll be sure to update this list as more games are released.

What Nintendo Switch games are you most looking forward to? Splatoon 2, Super Mario Odyssey? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!