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Best Nintendo Switch Games #2 – Super Mario Odyssey

Developer: Nintendo

Synopsis: Princess Peach is kidnapped by Bowser, and Mario must rescue her. What’s new? This time, he has a mysterious hat companion named Cappy who acts as weapon, jump assistant, and helper as the two travel the globe, pursuing the villain. Mario explores multiple kingdoms, from the lush Cascade Kingdom to the gooey Food Kingdom to the bustling, bright Metro Kingdom. Along the way, he collects Power Moons to get his ship, the Odyssey, to its next destination. He’s assisted in this by Cappy’s signature move, the Cap-ture, which allows him to take control of enemy creatures and make their powers his own.

Why it’s one of the best Nintendo Switch games: Super Mario Odyssey is a true refinement and realization of all that came before it. Each new kingdom is a massive playground stuffed with rewards. Some are as easy to find as walking over to pick them up. Others are rewards for difficult platforming challenges or for cleverly solving environmental mysteries. Super Mario Odyssey includes such a wealth of diverse, interesting activities in each kingdom that you’ll find it hard to put down, even after the credits roll. Plus, there are plenty of easter egg throwbacks for classic fans to get excited about.