2023 is set to be a brilliant year for Nintendo Switch gaming, and there’s no shortage of new and exciting titles to look forward to. From adrenaline-packed scenes and action-packed adventures to fantasy realms and mind-bending puzzles, there’s something for every type of gamer out there.
Tears of the Kingdom
Coming out in 2023, Tears of the Kingdom is easily one of the most anticipated games among Nintendo Switch fans. From what we’ve seen, it looks like it’ll be an incredibly immersive, atmospheric action-adventure. According to The Gamer, it “promises to deliver scenic vistas, intense boss fights, and an overarching narrative with plenty of intrigue”.
Rune Factory 3 Special
Rune Factory 3 Special for the Nintendo Switch is a whimsical adventure RPG with a farming and crafting element to it. Players will guide the protagonist Lest and his traveling companion Frey on their journey to restore order to the region of Norad. The blend of traditional RPG elements and farming will provide a unique and immersive gaming experience. According to iMore, it’s one of the most anticipated titles headed to Nintendo Switch.
My time at Sandrock
My Time at Sandrock is a new action-adventure game set on a fictitious British island in the late 19th century. You play as a blacksmith who crafts mysterious items and must use them to discover the secrets of the island and its people. Developed by the award-winning studio responsible for the popular My Time at Portia series, fans of the RPG genre will undoubtedly find a lot to love about this game.
Super Bomberman R 2
Super Bomberman R 2 combines the exciting arcade action of the classic series with modern graphics and all-new-new characters. Recruit a friend and set off on an exciting adventure to rescue the world from the alien Emperor Buggler. With an entertaining story mode, fun four-player local and online multiplayer, and several difficulty modes, this is a worthwhile game for the whole family.
Another Crab’s Treasure
If you’re looking for an exciting adventure on the high seas, Another Crab’s Treasure might be the right game for you. This action-adventure game blends exploration and sea battles as you join Captain Claw on his mission for the legendary symbol of power. On your voyage, you’ll need to defeat enemy captains and monsters, upgrade your ship and discover hidden islands as you make your way to the final boss fight.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
No list of upcoming Nintendo Switch games for 2023 would be complete without the inclusion of the much-anticipated The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. This critically acclaimed game was released in 2017 and continues to be one of the most popular titles on the console. Explore a vast and mysterious open-world in this action-adventure game and complete puzzles, defeat enemies and interact with characters.
Pikmin 4 and Metroid Prime 4
If you’re a Metroid fan, you’re probably itching for the much-awaited sequel to come out. According toIGN, Pikmin 4 and Metro Prime 4 are both in the works, and while they may not be ready in 2023, they could be released sometime in 2024. Both games promise to stay true to the classic adventures while introducing new enemies, environments, and storylines.
Advance Wars 1 + 2: Re-Boot Camp
Advance Wars 1 + 2: Re-Boot Camp is a remastered version of the first two games in the series, originally released for the Wii in 2008. This turn-based strategy game combines strategic decision-making, tactics and fast-paced action. Battle AI opponents or challenge your friends and other players in local and online multiplayer modes.
If you’re looking for one of the most anticipated RPGs of 2023, then Disgaea 7 should definitely be on your list. This installment of the cult-favorite series takes place in the Netherworld and introduces a brand-new story and characters. Recruit an army of angels, demons, and monsters to help your cause and battle your way to the ultimate showdown against the Overlord.
The Most Anticipated New Nintendo Switch Games 2023 and Beyond
2023 is only the beginning for the Nintendo Switch, and there are plenty of fantastic titles coming up beyond. Game Spot lists Super Mario Odyssey 2, Splatoon 3, Luigi’s Mansion 4 and Super Smash Bros. We can expect to see games like Ultimate 2 in the next few years. There’s also the exciting new Nintendo Switch successor, code named ‘Nintendo Switch Pro’, which is rumored to be a more powerful console with better graphics and longer battery life.
Whether you’re a seasoned Switch gamer or a newcomer to the console, there’s no shortage of new and exciting games to choose from. If you’re looking for something immersive, nostalgic or action-packed, there’s something for every type of gamer in 2023 and beyond. So don’t be shy, grab your console and get gaming!