Nintendo took 2017 by storm with the release of the Nintendo Switch, their hybrid home and mobile console. Now, though, they’re looking to take things to new levels in 2018, and the Switch line-up for next year is looking very good for Nintendo fans. To help celebrate the end of the year, and to look forward to things to come, we’ve put together this list of the five most anticipated games coming to the Nintendo Switch in 2018.
Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes
To celebrate its 10th anniversary, No More Heroes is making its way onto the Nintendo Switch with Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes. There’s no official release date for it just yet, but players can check out the trailer below to see some epic No More Heroes goodness in action. This will also be Suda51’s first time directing a game since the original No More Heroes game ten years ago, and Travis Touchdown will appear once more to steal fan’s hearts sometime in 2018.
Super Meat Boy Forever
Fans of the original Super Meat Boy will be excited to hear about the return of everyone’s favorite meaty hero in Super Meat Boy Forever, the upcoming sequel to Team Meat’s hit game. In the latest entry into the series fans will once more take on the role of Super Meat Boy as they work to save Nugget, Meat Boy and Bandage Girl’s precious baby girl. Returning with even more bloody and challenging puzzles, Super Meat Boy Forever will hit the Nintendo Switch sometime in 2018.
Developed by Platinum Games and originally published exclusively for the Wii U, the sequel to 2009’s Bayonetta improved upon the hack ‘n’ slash formula of the first game, making Bayonetta’ newest adventure even more exciting. Alongside Bayonetta 2, players will also be able to pick up the original game on the Nintendo Switch, bringing both of Bayonetta’s chapters to fans wanting to enjoy it on the go. Wield an assortment of stylish moves and deadly weapons to take on your enemies, and even team up with a second play in co-op mode via local WIFI or online. Bayonetta 2 will arrive on the Nintendo Switch in February of 2018.
Kirby Star Allies
Set to release in Spring of 2018, the latest entry in Kirby Star Allies makes its way onto the Nintendo Switch, bringing quite a few new features with it along the way. One of the biggest new features will be the ability to recruit enemies and gather helpers to create a part of up to four characters. On top of that, you can have three of your friends join in on the action to make things even more interesting. Not much is really known about the story at this time, but you can check out the trailer to see the new features in action.
Developed by Chucklefish, and sporting a very Advanced Wars look, Wargroove is a turn-based strategy game where players will need to take control of an army and fight off their enemies. Choose from up to 12+ commanders from four different factions, and then progress through the story mode to experience the full breadth of what Wargroove has to offer. You’ll also be able to head into multiplayer and experience the action with four different players.
These are just a few of the great games coming to the Nintendo Switch in 2018. Nintendo fans have a lot to look forward to in 2018, so make sure you keep an eye out to see the most in-depth strategy available for any games coming to the Switch in 2018. Not sure what to do over the holidays? Check out our list of 9 games everyone should try over the holiday.