There are thousands of games in the Nintendo Switch eShop, with new titles being added every week. Needless to say, a lot of great games fly under the radar. Even if you have a big game library, it’s inevitable that you’ve missed some incredible Switch games.

If you’ve already played Switch favorites like Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Breath of the Wild, and Smash Bros. Ultimate, and you’re looking for a few more options, we’ve got you covered. These 10 Nintendo Switch games are some of the best titles you might not have heard of.

The House in Fata Morgana: Dreams of the Revenants Edition

The House in Fata Morgana doesn’t offer much in the way of gameplay, but it does have an amazing story. This gothic visual novel takes place in a mansion whose inhabitants seem to be cursed. As you play, you’ll learn more about the people that have lived in the mansion over the centuries and the tragedies that have befallen them. While this game delves into some incredibly dark territory, the ending makes all the pain and suffering feel worthwhile.

The House in Fata Morgana is also available on PC and PlayStation 4.



It’s hard not to smile when you’re playing through Ikenfell. Set in a magic school, this turn-based RPG is bursting with charm. Not only does this title have an incredible soundtrack, but it has a story and cast that you’re sure to fall in love with. The strategic combat feels similar to Super Mario RPG, but if you find the battles to be too challenging, Ikenfell’s accessibility features allow you to simplify the combat.

Ikenfell is also available on PC, Mac, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. You can try the game for free via Xbox Game Pass.

9th Dawn III

If you’re a fan of collectathons, you’ll fall in love with 9th Dawn III, a dungeon crawler with a massive open world. There are more than 1,400 unique items to discover in the game’s dungeons, including 300 different weapons. If you need a break from battling, you can spend some time playing Fyued, a card game that feels reminiscent of Final Fantasy VIII‘s Triple Triad. This addictive minigame has 180 cards for you to collect.

9th Dawn III is also available on Android, PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.


Iris.Fall is on the shorter side, but it’s still filled to the brim with mystery and wonder. This gothic puzzle game blends 2D and 3D art to create a visual style that feels wholly unique. Not only does it look beautiful, but the story and puzzles are excellent. Once you’ve finished a chapter, you can come back to it and any time, which means you can easily go back to find the secrets that you’ve missed.

Iris.Fall is also available on Android, PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

Labyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk

If you like dungeon crawlers, and you also enjoy the Disgaea series, Labyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk is a title you won’t want to miss. Created by the Disgaea team, this title features mechanics that make it stand out from other dungeon crawlers on the market. Don’t feel like wandering through hallways? You can break through walls to get to where you’re going quickly. Like massive parties? With the game’s coven system, you can have as many as 40 characters in your party. Best of all, there’s a free demo in the Nintendo eShop, which means you can try the game before you buy it.

Labyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk is also available on PC and PlayStation 4.

Dry Drowning

If you like to curl up with a good mystery, why not try playing one instead? Dry Drowning is an investigative thriller set in a futuristic world. As you play, you’ll be able to jump backwards and forwards in time, solving old mysteries so that you can make sense of new ones. Not only does the game have three different endings, but the choices you make will ensure that you have a different experience every time you play.

Dry Drowning is also available on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.


Olija is an exploration platformer inspired by tales told by sailors. You play as the leader of a poor fishing village hoping to find a better future for his people. After a shipwreck, you’ll need to search for castaways, explore islands, collect magical keys, and find a way to get back home. The gameplay is fairly simple, but the story is filled with adventure. Every island has its own lore. Ojila is only about five hours long, but it’s a terrific experience from start to finish.

Olija is also available on PC, PlayStation 4, and box One.

Re:Turn – One Way Trip

Horror and pixel art are a perfect combination. In Re:Turn, a side-scrolling game set on a ghostly train, you’ll solve puzzles and play through an unsettling story. The characters may look cute, but they’re surprisingly compelling, and some of the monsters that chase you are absolutely terrifying. Try to play this one with headphones if you can. This game is spookier if you let yourself get lost in the atmospheric soundtrack.

Re:Turn is also available on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.


Othercide isn’t a title everyone will enjoy. The turn-based tactical battles can be incredibly challenging. It’s essentially designed to be a battle of attrition. You should be prepared to do a lot of grinding, and you should expect to die over and over again before you make real progress. Thankfully, in Othercide, death isn’t the end. You can transfer the memories of your fallen characters to new characters, which means your army will become progressively more powerful.

Othercide is also available on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

AI: The Somnium Files

ai the somnium files gameplay

Written by Kotaro Uchikoshi, the creator of the Zero Escape series, AI: The Somnium Files is a mystery game with a sci-fi hook. You play as Kaname Date, a detective who primarily investigates serial killers. You’re equipped with an artificial intelligence unit that gives you X-ray vision, allowing you to spot every last detail at the crime scenes you investigate. You also have a machine that allows you to enter the memories of suspects and witnesses. Exploring these dreamscapes is key to solving cases, but you’ll only have six minutes before the artificial world collapses. In this title, every minute counts.

AI: The Somnium Files is also available on PC and PlayStation 4.

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