The Nintendo Switch offers gamers a perfect balance between home console and handheld gaming. However, gamers still need to see releases they’re continuously requesting. Here are just some of the games that should make a long-awaited return to a Nintendo console.
Star Fox Zero – While the WiiU version impressed with its challenging stages, co-op play and cool boss fights, the gamepad controls were far too awkward. StarFox Zero is crying-out for a remaster for Nintendo’s new system!
Why Switch?: Star Fox belongs back on a cartridge. Plus, improved controls and co-op play that plays to the new strengths of the Switch, could easily turn this release into a classic!
Earthbound Remake – This incredibly memorable and unique RPG teased us with an N64 release, back in 1996. Unfortunately Mother 3 got cancelled due to development issues, but how amazing would it be to see a 3D remake of the original SNES classic?!
Why Switch?: Nintendo still need their big RPG remake and Earthbound is the perfect IP! Get this remake back on a cartridge for Switch and watch it blow retro fans minds! Hell, it doesn’t even matter if they remade it using a PSX or N64 engine (to keep a retro feel and provide a faster release), just remaking this somehow, would be a love-letter to retro RPG fans.
Turtles In Time Remake – The TMNT franchise is begging for a decent game and no developer is currently willing to invest in a top home console release. We say, remake the very best and bring Turtles In Time back to the cartridge…a Switch cartridge!
Why Switch?: We need a good Turtles game. Nintendo need a good Turtles game. Nintendo Switch is the perfect platform for it!
Maniac Mansion Remake – This inspiring puzzle game was originally meant to hit PC’s for its launch, but ended up landing on the Famicom/NES (also putting a start to Nintendo’s historic clamp-down on mature games). A simple point (or d-pad) and click adventure, Maniac Mansion offered multiple characters, great puzzles and a variety of endings.
Why Switch?: Fans have been begging for a remake for years and although spiritual follow-ups were released, fans still want the original remade. With so many anime/text-based adventures doing so well now, Maniac Mansion would be a superb addition to the Switch’s cartridge line-up.
Those were just some of our must-remake games for the Nintendo Switch. There’s obviously a lot more out there, so if you feel we’re missing your must-remake game (or if you simply want to discuss games already on the list), hit the comments and let us know!