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The Best Nintendo Switch Adventure Games 

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Updated February 26, 2020 993 votes 269 voters 9.8k views 30 items

List Rules Both current and upcoming adventure games for Nintendo Switch.

So you've bought a Switch and want to play some adventure games, but what are your choices? Luckily for you, we're ranking the best Nintendo Switch adventure games, both current and upcoming. There's one obvious choice for the best Switch adventure game, and fortunately for all of us, that game was a launch title.

There is absolutely no denying that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the best adventure game on Nintendo Switch. This is the game that made buying a Switch on launch day worth it, as there are hundreds of hours of gameplay inside of this little cartridge.

Outside of BoTW, though, what are the best adventure games for Nintendo Switch? Upcoming Switch adventure games include Oceanhorn, Seasons of Heaven, and RiME.

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The Legend of Zelda: Bre... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Adventure Games
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Genres (Video game): action, adventure

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Terraria is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Adventure Games
Released: 2011 (Re-Logic)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Action game, Sandbox, Role-playing video game, Side-scrolling

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Oceanhorn: Monster of Un... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Adventure Games
Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas

Genres (Video game): action, adventure

4
Lego City Undercover is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Adventure Games
Released: 2012 (Traveller's Tales)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game

5
Super Smash Bros. Ultima... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Adventure Games
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Genres (Video game): Fighting

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Wonder Boy: The Dragon's... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Adventure Games
Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap

Genres (Video game): action, adventure

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Rime is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Adventure Games

Genres (Video game): Adventure

8
Ittle Dew 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Adventure Games
Ittle Dew 2

Genres (Video game): action, adventure

9
Enter the Gungeon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Adventure Games
Enter the Gungeon

Genres (Video game): Action, adventure

10
Portal Knights is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Adventure Games
Portal Knights

Genres (Video game): action, adventure

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Skylanders: Imaginators ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Adventure Games
Skylanders: Imaginators

Genres (Video game): action, adventure

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Minecraft: Story Mode - ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Adventure Games
Minecraft: Story Mode - The Complete Adventure

Genres (Video game): adventure

13
Shakedown Hawaii is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Adventure Games
Shakedown Hawaii

Genres (Video game): action, adventure

14
Mr. Shifty is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Adventure Games
Released: 2017 (Team Shifty)

Genres (Video game): action, adventure

15
Pankapu is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Adventure Games
Pankapu

Genres (Video game): action, adventure

16
Kingdom: Two Crowns is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Adventure Games
Kingdom: Two Crowns

Genres (Video game): adventure

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ToeJam & Earl: Back ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Adventure Games
ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove

Genres (Video game): adventure

18
Syberia 3 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Adventure Games
Syberia 3

Genres (Video game): adventure

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The Dark Crystal: Age of... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Adventure Games
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Troll and I is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Adventure Games
Troll and I

Genres (Video game): action, adventure

21
The Fall Part 2: Unbound... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Adventure Games
The Fall Part 2: Unbound

Genres (Video game): action, adventure

22
Yoku's Island Express is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Adventure Games
Yoku's Island Express

Genres (Video game): adventure

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Unbox: Newbie's Adventur... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Adventure Games
Unbox: Newbie's Adventure

Genres (Video game): action, adventure

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Zombie Vikings is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Adventure Games
Zombie Vikings

Genres (Video game): action, adventure

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Hover: Revolt of Gamers ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Adventure Games
Hover: Revolt of Gamers

Genres (Video game): action, adventure