Nintendo is back yet again with another recommendation for Switch games. The theme today is ‘space’ games. Check out their top picks below!
If you’re looking for a view that’s out of this world, plan(et) on trying these space games with incredible alien vistas!
The Outer Worlds:
Lost in transit while on a colonist ship bound for the furthest edge of the galaxy, you awaken decades later only to find yourself in the midst of a deep conspiracy. As you explore and encounter a host of factions vying for power, who you decide to become will determine the fate of everyone in Halcyon.
While the Orokin Empire may be the remnant of an ancient past, the remaining Orokin’s presence can still be felt throughout the solar system. Follow the Lotus and learn the ways of the Warframe. Initiate single-player missions or join others for up to four-player online cooperative play.
Everspace – Stellar Edition:
Go on a challenging journey through an ever-changing universe. Your skills, experience, and talent for improvisation will be tested continuously as you piece together the puzzle of your existence through encounters with interesting characters, each with their own part of the story to tell.
Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime:
Explore a colorful galaxy in a massive neon battleship that you control with one to four players*, manning turrets, lasers, shields, and thrusters. Only through teamwork can you triumph over the evil forces of Anti-Love, rescue kidnapped space-bunnies, and avoid a vacuumy demise.
Bulletstorm: Duke of Switch Edition:
Step into the boots of Grayson Hunt, an exiled member of an elite assassin group, Dead Echo. After a battle with his former general’s ship, the two ships crash land on the abandoned resort planet of Stygia. Brave the wasteland, battle your way through Stygia’s inhospitable hosts, and confront the general.
Starlink: Battle for Atlas Digital Edition:
The Atlas Star System is under the control of evil forces, and it’s up to you and your band of interstellar pilots to free it! Mix and match pilots, ships, wings, and weapons to fully customize a starship that will help you overthrow Grax and the Forgotten Legion.
SteamWorld Heist: Ultimate Edition:
As the commander of a group of robot pirates, you board, loot, and shoot your way through enemy spaceships. Overcome the challenges of the vast frontier by upgrading your recruits with different abilities, weapons, and even stylish hats!
In this illustrated 2D platformer, humanity has fled to space after dragons have taken over Earth. With no government or military left, Stanley and Sydney must skydive back to Earth and set things right. Jump and dash across the backs of massive, snake-like dragons on your perilous path to the surface.
Awaken on a beautiful alien world fraught with mystery and danger. Injured, alone, and stranded, you must venture across the foreign land and struggle to stay alive. Explore the world, piece together your story, and outrun the relentless enemies pursuing you.
Out There: The Alliance:
Play through a procedurally generated universe as you try to survive alone in a distant and unknown part of the galaxy. Space is a hostile place. Encounter insidious intelligent species and deal with ancient powers linked to your destiny and the fate of mankind.