The Best Adventure exploration Games for Nintendo Switch

Update, : The Spirit and the Mouse added at rank #35.
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Alba: a Wildlife Adventure (2020)

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Even the smallest person can make a big difference. Join Alba, as she sets out to save her beautiful island and its wildlife. And possibly start a revolution.

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  • exploration
  • open-world
  • adventure
  • relaxing
  • cartoony
  • nature
  • collector
  • creature
  • cute
  • colourful
  • family-friendly
  • construction
  • economy
  • 3d
  • table

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Journey to the Savage Planet (2020)

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Playstation 4 Xbox One PC Windows Nintendo Switch stadia

Onward To Adventure In this colorful, co-op adventure game you play as the newest recruit to Kindred Aerospace. Dropped onto an uncharted planet with little equipment, you must determine if this planet is fit for human habitation but perhaps you are not the first to set foot here…


  • exploration
  • first-person
  • colourful
  • adventure
  • cooperative
  • sci-fi
  • platform
  • boss-fight
  • comedy
  • crafting
  • metroidvania
  • combat
  • dark
  • action-adventure
  • open-world

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A Short Hike (2019)

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Hike, climb, and soar through the peaceful mountainside landscapes of Hawk Peak Provincial Park as you make your way to the summit.


  • park
  • relaxing
  • exploration
  • open-world
  • adventure
  • cute
  • volleyball
  • flight
  • walking-simulator
  • parkour
  • nature
  • platform
  • pixel
  • vertical
  • inventory

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Rainbow Billy: The Curse of the Leviathan (2021)

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PC Windows Nintendo Switch Xbox One Playstation 4

Save whimsical creatures with the power of kindness in order to recolor a black-and-white world in Rainbow Billy: The Curse of the Leviathan, a wholesome 2.5D Adventure-RPG!

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  • platform
  • battle
  • exploration
  • turn-based
  • puzzle
  • rpg
  • adventure
  • combat
  • colourful
  • family-friendly
  • cartoony
  • waker
  • taming
  • rhythm
  • narrative

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Chicory: A Colorful Tale (2021)

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Mac OS Playstation 4 PC Windows Playstation 5 Nintendo Switch

Chicory: A Colorful Tale, or Chicory, is an adventure role-playing video game set characters are small anthropomorphic animals. The player takes the role of an anthropomorphic dog whose name is the player's favorite food.[1] The world they explore is black and white, but can be painted using The Brush, a large paintbrush. The paintbrush can also be used to solve environmental puzzles.[2]

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  • boss-fight
  • zelda
  • puzzle
  • adventure
  • top-down
  • boss
  • platform
  • cooperative
  • exploration
  • rpg
  • controller-support
  • cute
  • combat
  • battle
  • relaxing

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TOEM (2021)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows Mac OS Playstation 5

Set off on a delightful expedition and use your photographic eye to uncover the mysteries of the magical TOEM in this hand-drawn adventure game. Chat with quirky characters, solve their problems by snapping neat photos, and make your way through a relaxing landscape!Key Features

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  • hand-drawn
  • relaxing
  • editing
  • photo
  • adventure
  • exploration
  • puzzle
  • cute
  • funny
  • soundtrack
  • discovery
  • point-and-click
  • nature
  • family-friendly
  • music

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Supraland (2019)

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Embark on a valiant quest to save your toy village in the hit first-person open-world puzzle platformer! Roam and explore a huge interconnected world. Unlock powerful new abilities and combine them to overcome imaginative puzzles or uncover shrouded secrets. Defeat charging hordes in fast, frenetic first-person combat as you battle your way towards an audience with the Blue King. Game features:- 12–25 hours of open-world puzzle, action and platformer gameplay- A grand adventure in a tiny "sandbox", with rewarding exploration gameplay and hundreds of secrets to discover- Discover exciting upgrades and unlock a wide range of game-changing weapons and abilities- Family-friendly visuals combined with countless crafty puzzles

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  • puzzle
  • sandbox
  • exploration
  • metroidvania
  • platform
  • first-person
  • adventure
  • open-world
  • combat
  • cartoony

8

Axiom Verge 2 (2021)

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Linux Playstation 5 PC Windows Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch

Explore a sprawling, alien world in the sequel to the award winning Axiom Verge.

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  • exploration
  • alternate
  • metroid
  • boss
  • sci-fi
  • platform
  • boss-fight
  • metroidvania
  • combat
  • non-linear
  • retro
  • narrative
  • underwater
  • adventure
  • melee

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TUNIC (2022)

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Xbox Series X PC Windows Mac OS Xbox One Playstation 5 Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch

Explore a land filled with lost legends, ancient powers, and ferocious monsters in TUNIC, an isometric action game about a small fox on a big adventure.


  • isometric
  • zelda
  • exploration
  • combat
  • boss
  • souls
  • puzzle
  • adventure
  • old-school
  • cute
  • mystery
  • action-adventure
  • dungeon
  • classic
  • discovery

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The Wild at Heart (2021)

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PC Windows Xbox One Xbox Series X Mac OS Nintendo Switch Playstation 4

A mysterious hidden realm. Two precocious kids fleeing hardship. Magical creatures and an oddball order of guardians who have lost their way. A stygian evil imprisoned. Welcome to the Deep Woods.

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  • puzzle
  • crafting
  • hand-drawn
  • action-adventure
  • adventure
  • survival
  • atmospheric
  • exploration
  • fantasy
  • emotional
  • story
  • resource-management
  • loot
  • colourful
  • pikmin

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