Looking for games to play on Nintendo in 2021? Here’s a list of the top 5 games you should look out for
What is gaming?
In a nutshell, gaming simply refers to the action of playing video games. Apart from being fun, playing video games can also help reduce stress, suppress depression, and sharpen one’s vision whilst improving the ability to multi task.
Video games may include playing simple games like ‘Prince of Persia’ on your own to massive sophisticated multiplayer online games in a setup referred to as virtual universes where users or gamers interact with their fellow gamers across the globe via the World Wide Web or the internet. It is worth noting that some games involve transactions where real money may be involved and gamers may earn points as they proceed with their gaming experience.
Video games are popular among people of all ages and are often played on computers and laptops, handheld devices, phones, tablets and most recently gaming consoles. A gaming console is a device that has output facilities for audio and video signals specifically allowing gamers to watch and play a given game. Popular consoles are PlayStation by Sony, Xbox by Microsoft and Wii by Nintendo.
More on Nintendo
Nintendo is increasingly becoming popular with its ability to simulate physical participation in some virtual games such as bowling and tennis. The Nintendo switch as it is commonly referred to, is also steadily leading the pack with its hybrid architecture and configurations that not only allow the user to plug it onto a television set or a monitor but also allows the user to smoothly play assorted games on the go.
The Nintendo switch boasts of a Six inch liquid crystal display (LCD) tablet. Inside this hybrid console is a powerful Nvidia Tegra processor and a whopping 32GB of internal storage for your gaming storage needs. As if that is not enough, this little gaming monster comes equipped with Bluetooth, NFC, accelerometer, gyroscope, Wi-fi and wireless local area network capabilities.
User’s sound needs are also taken of, by provision of a 3.5mm headphone jack, volume buttons and some stereo speakers. The unit also has ports for game cartridges, a microSD slot for storage expansion and a USB type-C port for charging purposes.
For the purposes of using this nifty device on a television set or monitor, Nintendo comes with a dock that connects via the console’s USB Type-C port. It consists of the following.
- 3 USB Type-C ports
- 2 USB 2.0 ports
- HDMI port for audio and video Outputs
For the ultimate gaming experience, the Nintendo also comes with two detachable controllers called the Joy-Cons, which have the relevant controller and navigation buttons.
For those on the go, the switch comes packed with a battery that will last you up to 6 hours, depending on your demand for the game. This is to say the least that for the gaming lovers, Nintendo is a must have as they commute to work.
It is important to note Nintendo’s thorough commitment and consistency as far as the gaming industry is concerned, delivering top quality games in 2021 Games such as Super Mario 2, Pokémon Sword & shield have delivered a great gaming experience.
As 2021 comes to an end, here’s a sneak preview of the best games to play in the coming year.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons
As for Animal crossing diehard fans, this particular game is set to release the New Horizon. Specifically set to be released on March 2021, has you as the gamer start building your town from scratch. For you to do this, you have to begin your journey by first boarding the Nook Inc charter which has to ferry you to an island, set up a tent and start establishing a community
Animal crossing activities like shaking trees, catching fish and giving to your animal villagers will help you as you settle in your new home. Look out for Tom Nook’s workbench as this is your place as you craft your own survival tools.
Release Date: March 20, 2020
The Lengend of Zelda: Breath of the wild 2
For serious gamers, you probably do remember that this particular game singlehandedly helped launch Nintendo switch alongside the Breath of wild (BOTW). Gamers can now expect the upcoming sequel to be breath absolutely breathtaking.
Looking closely at the trailer both Zelda and Link return to undertake on what appears to be an urge to eliminate ‘Calamity Ganon’ once and for all. This information may not be 100% true, but from the sneak preview from the trailer the speculations continue to grow.
There appears to be no official communication on the release date, but it could be very soon if the events in the gaming industry is anything to go by.
Release Date: To be announced
Deadly Premonition 2: A blessing in disguise
To many gamers, the first sequel of deadly premonition is somewhat cumbersome. However if you take time as a gamer you will slowly realize not only is the game charming but also opens up your creative mind.
The usual peculiar and odd habits of Hidetaka “Swery65” Suehiro continue as detective Francis York Morgan’s storyline goes on though this time he is not the only detective on the case.
Basing on the first sequel where in 2021 FBI agent A Davis takes on an old case in Boston which eventually relates to an earlier case in New Orleans in 2005 or thereabouts which had Detective Morgan as the sole detective.
In the upcoming sequel, gamers will play as both characters and come to understand the gist of the matter that spans across the country in several decades.
Release Date: To be announced 2020
Most Doom Eternal fans thought that the savageness and the violence will be no more but they will be surprised. The same swift and fluid combats continue with gusto in the upcoming sequel. Gamers will have to cope with traversing through scenes that can only be comparable to hell. However the gamer will have the privilege of having new climbing abilities and even the options of hooking to latches and swinging to a great distance.
All these is to offer a great gaming adventure and offering the gamer more options in his next quest. For the ultimate firefights, the enemies in the upcoming sequel now have damage models for their body parts and a whole new high octane of glory kills just to make sure your ammunition and health is recharged in the midst of deadly encounters.
For those gamers who are miles apart, and would like a multiplayer adventure, Doom eternal has your interests at heart. With their new asymmetrical modes, the developers allow for battle mode where a gamers have a role of being the demons as they face a doom slayer. On the other hand gamers can choose the invasion mode where players invade other gamer’s quests.
Release date: March 2020
Gods and Monsters
This game is originally influenced by games such as The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the wild. Though the game is somehow different compared to the publisher’s other similar games, Ubisoft has not shared any much information. Hope fully it is still expected that the gamer will explore quite an adventure in a more stylized and a colorful themed Ancient Greek.
Release Date: TBA 2020
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As far as game output is concerned, Nintendo has been rather consistent in delivering quality games. As 2021 comes to a close, it will be both interesting and exciting to see what Nintendo has for us.