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E3 2018: The complete list of Nintendo Switch games

Plan out your future commutes with our full round-up of Nintendo Switch games shown during E3 2018.

Nintendo has taken a backseat at E3 over the past few years, preferring to show off its games during its Nintendo Direct streams held throughout the year. Nevertheless, the house of Mario still keeps a few big-hitters in reserve for the video game industry's flagship event.

First-party titles aren't the only games Nintendo fans have to look forward to at E3 2018, either. Thanks to the immense popularity of the Nintendo Switch, developers big and small have been scrambling to get their games onto the hybrid console. From Paladins to Pokémon, this year's E3 is one of Nintendo's biggest yet.

Since keeping tabs on so many upcoming games can be overwhelming, we've gone ahead and done the legwork for you by collecting all the Nintendo Switch games shown at E3 2018 in the table below. Enjoy!

Name Developer Release date Genre Description Trailer
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Nintendo 7 December 2018 Fighting All characters from every Super Smash Bros. game make their return in the largest Smash game yet. Fighters like Link, Fox and Mario have been upgraded with new moves inspired by their latest Switch games. Watch trailer
The World Ends With You Square Enix Spring 2018 RPG From Nintendo DS to Nintendo Switch, this quirky 2D RPG gets another chance to charm your pants off. Watch trailer
SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy NIS America 7 September 2018 Fighting A 2D, 2v2 fighting game that features the most popular female characters from SNK games like The King of Fighters. Watch trailer
Wasteland 2: Director's Cut InXile Entertainment N/A Turn-based RPG Brave a post-apocalyptic world on the go with Wasteland 2 for Nintendo Switch. Watch trailer
Carcassonne Asmodee Digital N/A Board game The much-loved strategy board game sees new digital life on the Nintendo Switch Watch trailer
Ninjala Gungho Entertainment Autumn 2019 3D fighter A fast-paced ninja fighting game in the same visual style as Splatoon. Also features bubble gum! Watch trailer
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Nintendo 13 July 2018 Puzzle platformer One of the Wii U's best hidden gems gets a second lease on life on the Nintendo Switch. Watch trailer
Dragon Ball FighterZ Arc System Works 2018 Fighting Go Super Saiyan with this fast-paced anime fighter, coming to Switch in all its cel-shaded glory. Watch trailer
Pixark Snail Games N/A Creative adventure A mash-up between the dinosaur-hunting survival action of ARK: Survival Evolved and the creative crafting of Minecraft. Watch trailer
Minecraft Mojang N/A Creative adventure The blocky building game continues its expansion to every platform under the sun by coming to the Nintendo Switch. Watch trailer
Arena of Valor Tencent Games Spring 2018 MOBA One of the most popular mobile games in the world arrives on Nintendo Switch this year. Watch trailer
Hollow Knight Team Cherry Out now (2018) Action platformer A moody Metroidvania set in a grim world populated by monstrous beetles. Watch trailer
Killer Queen Black Bumblebear Games 2018 Action platformer The classic arcade action-strategy game is now available in digital form on Nintendo Switch. Redesigned from the ground up, it now features online play. Watch trailer
Overcooked 2 Ghost Town Games 7 August 2018 Multiplayer puzzler The co-operative cooking game gets even more hectic with new environments, online multiplayer and the ability to throw ingredients. Watch trailer
Fortnite Epic Games Out now (2018) Battle royale The most popular battle royale game in the world arrives on Nintendo Switch in its full glory. Watch trailer
Fire Emblem: Three Houses Intelligent Systems Autumn 2019 Turn-based RPG Fire Emblem's debut on Switch combines turn-based combat with open-world exploration. Watch trailer
Super Mario Party Nintendo 5 October 2018 Party game The Mario Party franchise makes its Switch debut in Super Mario Party. The series' trademark board game traversal and mini-game mayhem is all here, plus a bunch of new modes including one that spans two Nintendo Switch consoles. Watch trailer
Pokemon Let's Go Eevee / Let's Go Pikachu Pokemon Corporation 16 November 2018 RPG The Switch's first true Pokemon game lets you catch and carry around Pokemon in the real world via the optional Poke Ball peripheral. Watch trailer
Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna - The Golden Country Monolith Soft September 2018 RPG A new chapter in the Xenoblade Chronicles franchise set 500 years before Xenoblade Chronicles 2. Features a refined battle system and a brand new story. Watch trailer
Daemon X Machina Marvelous Entertainment 2019 Third-person shooter Pilot a sword-wielding, rocket-launching mech with jets on its feet and blow the tarnation out of even larger mechanical monstrosities in this stylish third-person action game. Watch trailer
Valkyria Chronicles 4 SEGA N/A Turn-based RPG With the trademark cel-shaded look of the Valkyria Chronicles series, this fourth entry introduces the new grenadier soldier class. Watch trailer
Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy: Future Tense Vicarious Visions 29 June 2018 Platformer A brand new level built for the remastered PlayStation platformer. Coming to all platforms. Watch trailer
Starlink: Battle for Atlas Ubisoft 16 October 2018 Space combat Combining the toys-to-life genre with space combat, Starlink sees you journey across different planets in the Atlas star system as you battle against the Forgotten Legion. Nintendo Switch players will enjoy exclusive content in the form of Star Fox's iconic ship. Watch trailer
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle: Donkey Kong Adventure Ubisoft 26 June 2018 Turn-based strategy This DLC expansion for Mario + Rabbids adds Donkey Kong and a Rabbid version of Cranky Kong to the turn-based strategy game. Watch trailer
Trials Rising Ubisoft Redlynx February 2019 Racing, puzzle The tough, technical motorbike platforming of Trials is back and it's as wild as ever. Featuring tracks set across the world, Trials Rising has been built with assistance from top players in the Trials community. Watch trailer
Just Dance 2019 Ubisoft 25 October 2018 Dancing Another entry in the phenomenally-popular dancing franchise. Just Dance 2019 will feature 40 new songs including tracks from Bruno Mars, MC Fioti and more. Watch trailer
Cosmic Star Heroine Zeboyd Games August 2018 RPG This sci-fi, turn-based RPG takes inspiration from classics like Chrono Trigger while streamlining gameplay with modern sensibilities. Watch trailer
Octopath Traveller Square Enix 13 July 2018 RPG Beautiful sprites and semi-3D worlds bring a deep RPG experience to the Nintendo Switch. Watch trailer
Team Sonic Racing Sumo Digital Summer 2018 Racing Sonic and co. return for a team-based kart racer full of high-speed stunts and vibrant visuals. Watch trailer
My Friend Pedro DeadToast Entertainment 2019 Side-scrolling shooter A side-scrolling shooter drenched in slow-motion, action-movie-style gunplay. Also features sentient bananas. Watch trailer
Fallout Shelter Bethesda Game Studios Out now (2018) Strategy RPG Now PS4 and Nintendo Switch owners can join the millions of people who've managed their own fallout shelters in the post-apocalypse. Watch trailer
The Elder Scrolls: Legends Bethesda Game Studios 2018 Collectible card game Bethesda is completely overhauling the visual design of its Elder Scrolls based card game for release on current-gen consoles. Watch trailer
Dead Cells Motion Twin 2018 2D action platformer A procedurally-generated "Metroidvania", Dead Cells places a heavy emphasis on brutal combat, exploration and steady progression each time you die. Watch trailer
WarGroove Chucklefish 2018 Turn-based strategy Inspired by Advance Wars, Wargroove aims to bring that same pick-up-and-play tactical action to modern platforms. Watch trailer
Bomber Crew N/A 2018 Strategy Manage a crew of bomber pilots as you fly into enemy territory and dodge AA guns, radar installations and other enemy pilots. Watch trailer
Planet Alpha Planet Alpha ApS 2018 Side-scrolling platformer An atmospheric platformer that combines puzzles, stealth and exploration with a vibrant alien world. Watch trailer
Super Meat Boy Forever Team Meat 2018 2D platformer Dynamically-generated levels based on difficulty and an attack button add a whole new dimension to the brutally-tough platforming of Super Meat Boy. Watch trailer
Raji Nodding Head Games Q1 2020 Action-adventure Rooted in ancient Indian mythology, Raji follows a young girl as she leads the defence of Earth against the evil demon lord Mahabalasura. Watch trailer
Kingdom Two Crowns Raw Fury 2018 Strategy, RPG The third entry in the Kingdom series brings local co-op and a story campaign to the 2D strategy series. Watch trailer
Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition Namco Tales Studio Summer 2018 RPG A remaster of the classic 2008 Japanese role-playing game. Watch trailer
NBA Live 19 EA Tiburon 7 September 2018 Sport Both Madden 19 and NBA Live 19 introduce Real Player Motion tech. NBA Live 19's The One lets you build your squad from the ground up to take over the globe. Watch trailer
Madden 19 EA Tiburon 10 August 2018 Sport For the first time in a long time, Madden is coming to PC with Madden 19 as well as Xbox One and PS4. Watch trailer
Jedi Fallen Order Respawn Entertainment Q4 2019 Action/Adventure Vince Zampella spoke very briefly about Respawn's Star Wars game. The name he revealed was Jedi Fallen Order and hinted that it was set in a dark time when the Jedi are being hunted between Episode III and IV. Jedi Fallen Order will release Q4 2019. Watch trailer
FIFA 19 EA 28 September 2018 Sport EA's FIFA 19 brings back Alex Hunter's Journey and for the first time allows you to compete in the legendary UEFA tournament. A free trial was announced for PS4, Xbox One and PC available immediately and a demo mode also coming to Nintendo Switch. Watch trailer
Paladins Hi-Rez Studios 12 June 2018 First-person shooter Hi-Rez Studios class-based online shooter makes its way to the Nintendo Switch, retaining its 60fps performance and adding support for cross-platform multiplayer with players on Xbox One. Watch trailer


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