Best Nintendo Switch Games to Play on New Year’s Eve

With New Year ’s Eve around the corner, most people are already coming up with interesting plans to wind down 2018. While most of these plans might involve spending time with friends and family, we understand that some people will have no option but to spend the last night of the year away from their loved one.

If this is you, you don’t have to worry – as long as you have a fully charge Nintendo Switch console. We have made a roundup of the most interesting games you can use to pass time and turn an otherwise boring night into a lively fun time.

1. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Legend of Zelda has been synonymous with Nintendo gaming console for a while now. This is for a reason. It’s an interesting open-world approach not only gives you the power to explore the seemingly endless countrysides but also dishes out a fair share of adrenaline packed missions that will push your wit to its limits. It doesn’t matter whether you are touring the open, riding the different creatures in the game or visiting Gerudo town. The bottom line is the game packs enough punch to keep you occupied for hours on end.

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2. Super Mario Odyssey

Super Mario Odyssey reinvents everything we knew about the arcade styled Super Mario franchise. Even though the game now features mind-blowing 3D graphics and the lovable gameplay dynamics that makes the game playable for even those that are new to gaming. If you are looking for a kid or family friendly title, then Super Mario Odyssey is the place to be.

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3. Splatoon 2

The Splatoon series is pure genius. This paint based shooter is as stylish as it is intense. On the surface, it might seem like a shooter game that replaces guns and bullets with paint guns. The reality is a bit different. There is strategy, there are heroics, and there is swag. Grab a copy of this game and paint the town in tons of lively colors as you take down your enemies alone or with a friend in local multiplayer.

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4. Arms

If you have the Switch, you might as well as put the Motion Control feature into good use. There is no rewarding way to do this than by trying out this boxing based game on your console. You will have long stretchy robot arms and will be battling super-powered opponents throughout the game. This will not only get your mind excited but also pump you up into a frenzy since you actually have to move your arms to play the game right.

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5. Dead Cells

If you want some realistic challenge but detest the pain of losing your upgrades of progress whenever you die, then Dead Cells is the right game for you. The Metroidvania combat action approach game will let you fight, jump and shoulder roll through mazes in the most fulfilling way possible. You will play, you will die – and get up to play some more!

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6. Rocket League

Football sounds mainstream and occasionally boring especially if you are not emotionally attached. How about football with cars? Yes. I said it right. Rocket league is all about super powered rocket charges cars zipping around a grand arena and knocking around a giant football, or is it carball? The game still gives that gripping sports anticipation that pushes you to the edge of the seat and you will find yourself playing tournament after tournament without getting tired.

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7. Snipperclips

Last on our short list is Snipperclips, a co-op problem solving title that will be perfect if you are trying to pass time with a friend or your loved one. Even though it looks simple at a glance, you will find yourself screaming at each other with fevered urgency as you both try to solve puzzles you half understand on the fly.

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The Nintendo Switch games would be a great way to pass time on your New Year’s even regardless of whether you will be traveling or just chilling out in the house. Just remember to hook up your Switch to the big screen if you can to make the game more immersive.