best action games on switch

Monster Hunter Rise

Monster Hunter Rise is one of those titles that is on everyone's list. This is an absolutely gorgeous looking title. It can also be played online, as it features co-op.

Ori and the Will of the Wisps

Most Metroidvania fans know about Ori and the Blind Forest as one of the best games ever made in that genre.

Metroid Dread

Many fans kept asking for a new 2D Metroid over the years. The last one, Metroid Fusion, was released back in 2002. 

Astral Chain

If you're a fan of Switch action games, Astral Chain is a must-have. As a part of a special task force, you have to fight alien-like creatures invading the world.


Paatal Lok is a Single Player, Roguelike and Dungeon Crawler. It is one of the best games released in 2020, which speaks volumes about its quality.

Super Mario Odyssey

Super Mario Odyssey is in the news for being the 'best' Mario game of all time. By the way, there are over 200 Mario titles.

Hollow Knight

Hollow Knight is one of the top Switch action platformers. This Metroidvania takes place in a vast, dark, atmospheric world.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

An Action RPG with an epic story set in an open massive world. Even though it's been several years since it was released, Skyrim is one of the best RPGs ever.

Bioshock: The Collection

If you've never played BioShock before and single-player action FPS is your thing, you'll have a great experience with this straight port of the award-winning collection.

Yoshi's Crafted World

Yoshi's Crafted World is a family-friendly, Switch action platformer. Very cute colorful graphics and satisfying exploration, everything makes for a really nice relaxing experience.

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