28 Switch Games We Missed, As Recommended By You

Games We Missed: Reader Recommendations for Switch

Welcome back to our bi-annual ‘Games We Missed’ series! We asked our lovely readers to nominate their favorite Switch games that deserve some love and attention. We received an overwhelming response and now we’re here to share their recommendations with you.

Below, you’ll find a list of 28 Switch titles that were recommended by our readers. These recommendations include a mix of recent and not-so-recent releases, and we’ve also included a trailer for each game. Take a look and see if any catch your interest!

Pipe Push Paradise

Publisher: Digerati

Release Date: 24th Dec 2018 (USA) / 24th Dec 2018 (UK/EU)

Recommended by: NL reader Pod

Description: Pipe Push Paradise is a fantastic puzzle game that offers challenging spatial block-pushing puzzles. The game features cute visuals and a fun gameplay experience.

Squad 51 vs. The Flying Saucers

Publisher: WhisperGames / Developer: Loomiarts

Release Date: 16th Mar 2023 (USA) / 16th Mar 2023 (UK/EU)

Recommended by: romanista

Description: Squad 51 is a horizontal shmup inspired by black and white movies. It offers a unique B-movie style and provides a fun and challenging gameplay experience.


Publisher: 8 Bit Legit

Release Date: 13th Jan 2023 (USA) / 13th Jan 2023 (UK/EU)

Recommended by: Teacher Gus

Description: NEScape! is a retro-styled point-and-click adventure game. It offers challenging puzzles, a 60-minute timer, and brings back the charm of 8-bit graphics and catchy music.

Blade of Darkness

Publisher: QubicGames / Developer: Rebel Act Studios

Release Date: 24th Nov 2022 (UK/EU)

Recommended by: Zuljaras

Description: Blade of Darkness is a fantasy action RPG that takes inspiration from the Soulsborne games. With a heavy atmosphere and challenging enemies, this game offers an epic journey for each character.

Void Scrappers

Publisher: 8BITSKULL

Release Date: 3rd Mar 2023 (USA) / 3rd Mar 2023 (UK/EU)

Recommended by: Fritz

Description: Void Scrappers is a sci-fi twist on the Vampire Survivors formula. It offers addictive gameplay and adds its own unique ideas to enhance the overall experience.


Publisher: Lateralis

Release Date: 9th Jul 2021 (USA) / 9th Jul 2021 (UK/EU)

Recommended by: MetaCrystal

Description: Dogworld is a unique Metroidvania game with the personality of Cave Story and the visual style of Gato Roboto and Downwell. It offers a great deal at an affordable price.

Hidden in Plain Sight

Publisher: Adam Spragg Games

Release Date: 12th Mar 2020 (USA) / 12th Mar 2020 (UK/EU)

Recommended by: Forzan

Description: Hidden in Plain Sight is a four-player social deduction party game. It offers a unique and fun gameplay experience where players try to blend in with NPCs while distinguishing other players. It’s a game that deserves more attention.

Belle Boomerang

Publisher: Narwhalnut

Release Date: 15th Apr 2023 (USA)

Recommended by: LatsaSpege, somnambulance

Description: Belle Boomerang is a cute 2D platformer with adorable visuals and great platforming mechanics. It offers a nostalgic experience reminiscent of classic NES and Game Boy titles.


Publisher: PROTOTYPE

Release Date: 2nd Jun 2022 (UK/EU)

Recommended by: HeroponRiki

Description: Loopers is a brilliant visual novel that explores the concept of being trapped in a time loop. It combines cozy slice-of-life moments with emotional storytelling, creating a unique and captivating experience.


Publisher: 7Levels / Developer: Afterburn

Release Date: 12th Mar 2020 (USA) / 12th Mar 2020 (UK/EU)

Recommended by: LavaTwilight

Description: inbento is a cute puzzle game where you arrange sushi and gimbap pieces in different grids. It offers a charming gameplay experience accompanied by heartwarming still pictures. It’s a fun game that will challenge your brain.

Don’t forget to check out the other recommendations in the article and let us know which games you’ve played and enjoyed!