December still has a few days left, so we still have a little time to reminisce the year that was. In this case, Japanese publisher Nintendo released an expressive supercut of the apparently most popular games on a smaller budget on its portable platform.
Some of these indies are sure to come as no surprise: from the moment they were announced, people wanted to know right away when the Switch version of this title was going to be released. (Hello, exclusively in time Spectacular 2.)
- Cyber shadow
- Tetris Effect: Connected
- Stick fight: the game
- Curse of the dead gods
- Ender lilies
- Doki Doki Literature Club Plus!
- Spelunky 2
- Street 96
- Subnautica / Subnautica: Below zero
- Islanders console edition
- Slime Rancher: Plortable Edition
- Axiom Rand 2
Do you see any trends here? Forty percent have beautiful pixel art aesthetics, and a notable number are (sometimes older) ports or remasters. And hey, wouldn’t you know, Nintendo also happens to be holding a year-end sale for many of these titles (and more) on the eShop as we speak, one of the inclusions should pique your interest. When you’re on the fence Kotaku has written reviews for many of these games. We would like Axiom Rand 2, Doc Doc, unpacking, Spelunky 2 and, while Eastward was good, we left with mixed feelings.
Now if you are curious about it Nintendo’s best-selling game period, This list is headed by none other than …Mario kart 8, a port of a game that came out years ago.