Nintendo Switch seems like the perfect place for the return of several beloved sagas. Franchises like Advance Wars O Metroidbefore the arrival of the hybrid, they were better known for their silence than for their novelties. However, the incredible success of the console led to these and other highly valued licenses returning through the front door. Therefore, today we collect 5 Nintendo sagas that should return taking advantage of the pull of Switch.
Forgotten sagas that Nintendo Switch users would love
Golden Sun (2001 – 2010)
If there is a list of franchises that should come out of the trunk of memories, it is most likely that Golden Sun figure in it. The Camelot RPG, with two installments on the Game Boy and one on the Nintendo DS, is one of the most beloved role-playing licenses in the Nintendo universe
Earthbound/M O T H E R (1989 – 2006)
The arrival of the first two titles in the franchise on Nintendo Switch Online meant that the company still has the Shigesato Itoi franchise in mind. However, the absence of the third installment, still exclusive to Japan, was a very big setback for fans of the license. Despite this, the community welcomed the landing of their games in the service of the big N with open arms. After all, their arrival in it implies be at the fingertips of tens of millions of users. Only time will tell if this maneuver was the prelude to the return to Nintendo Switch of one of the company’s most beloved sagas.
F-Zero (1990 – 2004)
Another franchise that has been on everyone’s lips for a while now is F-Zero. Beyond the continuous calls for a triumphant return, the arrival of the Nintendo 64 installment on the Switch online service caused the series to return to the spotlight many years later. However, just as with Earthbound, this news has not been accompanied by a more ambitious announcement. Those in love with futuristic races had, in the 90s and 2000s, an obligatory date with F-Zero. Since then, more than two decades of absence has left them heartbroken. In Nintendo’s hand, as with the other examples cited, is to recompose it.
Punch-Out!! (1984 – 2009)
Although it seems surprising, this will not be the longest franchise that we will see in the list. In two years, Nintendo’s boxing license will fulfill 4 decades between us
Kid Icarus (1986 – 2012)
The longevity king of the list. Even though Kid Icarus debuted after the boxing series, received its last installment a decade ago. For this reason, the franchise of men, gods and angels, with 26 years, is the most extended in the time of this selection. Although it only has three installments (one for the NES, another for the Game Boy and the last for the 3DS), Pit has managed to carve out a niche for itself in the Nintendo community thanks to the quality of your adventures. For this reason, many hope that Nintendo Switch will be the console in which one of the most beloved sagas of the great N returns.
And you, do you agree with the franchises that we have mentioned? What other Nintendo licenses would you like to see back on Switch? We read you in the comments.