Looking back at the best Nintendo Switch games of 2022

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2023 will mark the sixth anniversary that the Nintendo Switch has been released. Ever since its release on March 3, 2017, the Switch has grown more and more each, both in popularity and the number of quality games available.

2022 was an amazing year for the Nintendo Switch with many great games arriving on the console.  As we prepare to close the curtain on 2022 and enter 2023, we can now take a look back at some of the greatest games to be released on Nintendo Switch over the course of the past year.

Kirby and the Forgotten Land

There were many Switch games up for video game awards at the 2022 Game Awards and a few of them actually took home some awards. One of those was Kirby and the Forgotten Land, which won Best Family Game.

Kirby and his group of friends have always been loved characters from Nintendo. Kirby and the Forgotten Land was so special because it was the first 3D main Kirby game in the franchise and each level was put together so well that it made gamers want more after they were finished. During your adventure, Kirby is sucked straight out of Dreamland and your goal is to save your Waddle Dee friends and return home safely.

The exploration, side missions, and collectibles will keep you very entertained even after you have completed the main story. There is a reason that this game won Best Family Game at the 2022 Game Awards this year and can safely be said that this was one of the best Kirby video games in the franchise to date.

Nintendo Switch Sports

When the original Nintendo Wii came out, Wii Sports took over the world by storm. A video game where you got to control your Mii by the movements that you made in real life. Wii Sports became so popular that it currently sits as the fourth best-selling video game of all time. Nintendo knew that creating a Nintendo sports game wouldn’t quite live up to what they saw with Wii Sports, but it was a very fun game for the Nintendo Switch in 2022.

Nintendo Switch Sports did a great job of bringing together a handful of sports such as soccer, volleyball, tennis, badminton, chambara, golf, and making them feel like a truly updated experience from what we saw from previous Nintendo Sports video games.