Top Upcoming Nintendo Switch Video Games of 2019

The most anticipated Nintendo Switch video games launching in 2019.

Own the Nintendo Switch? Check out some of the most promising looking video games slated to launch on the console in 2019. This list will showcase not only the game descriptions but trailers and galleries. We’ll of course update this list with new video game announcements and information so make sure to check back often!

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Shin Megami Tensei V
  • Developer: Atlus
  • Publisher: Atlus
  • Platforms: NS
  • Release: TBA

Shin Megami Tensei V is currently in development by Atlus and gamers can expect a release on the Nintendo Switch. There are very few details right now in regards to the game though we can still expect the title to take place in present-day Tokyo.

Developers have noted that there would be more of a focus on the Nintendo Switch capabilities as a home console along with the ability to take the Nintendo Switch on-the-go. Unfortunately, the finer details such as the narrative and what new elements are set to be present in the game remain to be seen.


Unsung Story: Tales of the Guardians

  • Developer: Little Orbit
  • Publisher: Little Orbit
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO, NS
  • Release: 2019

Unsung Story: Tales of the Guardians was announced via a Kickstarter in 2014, the video game was first revealed to be under development by a studio named Playdek who would be following the creative direction of Yasumi Matsuno. For those unfamiliar with the name, Yasumi was the director behind Final Fantasy Tactics and Vagrant Story.

Since the announcement, development studio Little Orbit has taken the reigns of the project with hopes to release the title in 2019. Much like Final Fantasy Tactics and Vagrant Story, Unsung Story: Tales of the Guardians is a tactical role-playing video game that shares the tale of a war-torn history set within a fantasy world known as Rasfalia. Players will be following stories of different heroes that fought in the long war each of which will be featured in their own episode full of gameplay stages.


Bayonetta 3
  • Developer: Platinum Games
  • Publisher: Nintendo
  • Platforms: NS
  • Release: TBA

Bayonetta will be receiving a third installment thanks to the success of Bayonetta 2. The video game will likely see the return of the Umbra Witch Bayonetta as she guns down various angels and demons that cross paths.

Platinum Games is currently developing the title though we’re still waiting for details on the narrative and what, if any, new changes will be coming our way. However, the action-packed series featuring a tough heroine will likely only get crazier with new insane Bullet Arts moves.

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age
  • Developer: Square Enix
  • Publisher: Square Enix
  • Platforms: 3DS, PS4, PC, NS
  • Release: TBA (NS)

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age has already released on the Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 4 and PC platforms. However, a port of the game is expected to launch soon for the Nintendo Switch. This video game marks as the eleventh main installment to the franchise where players will take on the role of a young protagonist.

During the traditional coming of age ceremony, the world of Lotozetasia learns that you’re actually the reincarnation of an ancient hero. Now with the newly found discovery of your origins, the journey of ridding monsters and saving the world becomes your destiny.

Metroid Prime 4
  • Developer: TBA
  • Publisher: Nintendo
  • Platforms: NS
  • Release: TBA

During the Nintendo Direct video for E3 2017, Nintendo unleashed news that there would be a fourth installment to the Metroid Prime series. Outside of a small logo, there’s not been too many details released for the game.

We’re not even positive on who is developing the game as Nintendo tends to keep information pretty secretive until they are ready for an official reveal. We can expect that the game will retain the first-person perspective though we’ll have to keep our eyes peeled for any new information released into the masses.

With E3 right around the corner, we’re hoping that the Nintendo Direct will unveil a few fine details such as the game’s release date.

  • Developer: Leap Game Studios
  • Publisher: Leap Game Studios
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, NS
  • Release: 2019

Tunche is a 2D beat ‘em up video game that sports hand-drawn art developed by Leap Game Studios. The developers are working on a game that takes inspiration from the Peruvian legend known also as Tunche which is a spirit that hunts down its prey in the jungle.

Within the game, players will be able to choose one of four characters as they battle enemy hostiles throughout the jungle. Likewise, the game supports cooperative gameplay so it can make a perfect co-op experience especially due to its roguelike elements.

Players will find that they can increase their move sets as they progress throughout the game, however, a loss will result in players starting all the way over again. It doesn’t seem to sport a very long journey for players to go through so if you’re not fond of Roguelikes then you may still want to give this title a try. Currently, the developers are aiming to launch the game early 2019.

Trials Rising
  • Developer: RedLynx
  • Publisher: Ubisoft
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO, NS
  • Release: 2019

The next Trials game was unveiled during E3 2018 and its going to be filled with brand new courses along with a wide variety of obstacles to overcome. Within the game players take control of a motorcycle rider as you make insane jumps across platforms while avoiding any potential wrecks.

While gameplay remains the same as past installments to the Trials franchise, this will be the first to release on the Nintendo Switch.


Fire Emblem: Three Houses
  • Developer: Intelligent Systems
  • Publisher: Nintendo
  • Platforms: NS
  • Release: 2019

During Nintendo’s E3 2018 Nintendo Direct video upload we received the announcement of Fire Emblem: Three Houses. Unfortunately, Nintendo didn’t got into any details regarding the game outside of a small trailer which showcases a brutal war. Players will follow Byleth, Edelgard, Dimitri, and Claude in a new tactical RPG journey but for now, we’ll have to wait until more details are announced for the game.


Daemon X Machina
  • Developer: Marvelous
  • Publisher: Nintendo
  • Platforms: NS
  • Release: 2019

A brand new mech game was unveiled for the Nintendo Switch during the Nintendo Direct of E3 2018 called Daemon X Machina. The trailer showcased a cel-shaded style title in which players will be able to customize their mechs before jumping into intense battles.

This was another title that only received a small trailer during Nintendo’s E3 Direct video uploaded so we’re left with a few questions regarding what to expect when the title eventually hits store shelves in 2019. However, the bright colorful visuals is definitely something to take note of.

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