The Best Book Games for Nintendo Switch

Update, : Steve Jackson\'s Sorcery! added at rank #1.
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Steve Jackson's Sorcery! (2022)

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Xbox One Playstation 4 PC Windows Nintendo Switch

An epic adventure through a land of monsters, traps and magic, where every decision is yours and every choice is remembered. A narrative created from tens of thousands of choices. Battle strange creatures. Cast weird and wonderful spells. Discovers secrets in every corner of an open world.


  • book
  • rpg
  • multimillion-selling
  • adventure
  • text
  • narrative
  • choices
  • fantasy
  • ttrpg
  • fight
  • story-changing
  • roller-coaster
  • combat
  • stamina

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Labyrinth City (2021)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows IOS iPhone

Adapted from the bestselling children’s book series Pierre The Maze Detective, play as Pierre in this adventure/puzzle game and recover the stolen Maze Stone. Journey through breathtakingly hand-drawn illustrations, meet eccentric characters, and solve puzzles to save Opera City!


  • maze
  • detective
  • book
  • hidden-object
  • comic
  • puzzle
  • collectathon
  • 2.5d
  • hand-drawn
  • collector
  • creature
  • cartoony
  • adventure
  • narration
  • colourful

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Asterix & Obelix: Slap them All! (2021)

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PC Windows Xbox One Nintendo Switch Playstation 4

Romans, pirates and boars beware! The famous Gauls Asterix and Obelix are coming back for a brand new adventure! Unlike the magic potion, the gameplay recipe is pretty straight forward and holds no secrets. Think about the core mechanics defining the beat’em up genre and sprinkle with some local co-op! By Jupiter, by Teutates.. These Gauls are crazy! Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All! - Collector's Edition includes: - Asterix & Obelix: Slap them All! with limited edition box - Figurine (27 cm) - A keychain - Two sitckers sheets - A content to be revealed soon

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  • beat-em-up
  • hand-drawn
  • book
  • 2d
  • local
  • comic
  • horizontal
  • fight
  • scrolling
  • cooperative
  • combat
  • brawler
  • no-frills
  • retro
  • multiplayer

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Unpacking (2018)

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Xbox Series X Nintendo Switch Xbox One Mac OS PC Windows

Unpacking is a zen puzzle game about the familiar experience of pulling possessions out of boxes and fitting them into a new home. Part block-fitting puzzle, part home decoration, you are invited to create a satisfying living space while learning clues about the life you’re unpacking.

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  • pixel
  • story
  • puzzle
  • book
  • narrative
  • relaxing
  • isometric
  • brisbane
  • cute
  • simulation
  • point-and-click
  • zen
  • achievements
  • life

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Labyrinth City: Pierre the Maze Detective (2021)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows

Adapted from the bestselling children’s book series Pierre The Maze Detective, play as Pierre in this adventure/puzzle game and recover the stolen Maze Stone. Journey through breathtakingly hand-drawn illustrations, meet eccentric characters, and solve puzzles to save Opera City!

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  • maze
  • hand-drawn
  • book
  • puzzle
  • exploration
  • collectathon
  • comic
  • collector
  • creature
  • 2.5d
  • escher
  • colourful
  • hidden-object
  • detective
  • cartoony

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DC League of Super-Pets: The Adventures of Krypto and Ace (2022)

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Suit up as super-dogs Krypto and Ace to uncover Lex Luthor’s plot to pet-nap Metropolis’ strays. Soar through the skies, unleash your special abilities and protect the streets of Metropolis from Lex’s plans and bring the evil LexBots to heel.


  • comic
  • dog
  • action-adventure
  • superhero
  • cartoony
  • book
  • andross
  • third-person
  • controller-support
  • child-friendly
  • demo
  • quick-time-event
  • adventure
  • family-friendly
  • child

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Awakening of Cthulhu (2020)

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Nintendo Switch Playstation 4

Lets take the ticket of an adventure full of madness and discover the delusional world of Walter born from Cthulhus awakening. -Different dark style levels -Monsters born from HP Lovecrafts book -Lovecraft inspired a horror adventure platformer game -Captivated music and sounds Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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  • book
  • horror
  • adventure
  • platform
  • classic
  • online

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Crypto by POWGI (2020)

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Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 Xbox One

Crack the code to reveal the quote in this classic cryptogram puzzle. Decrypt the ciphers to find 180 funny and inspirational messages.


  • book
  • funny
  • puzzle
  • classic

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ASMR Journey - Jigsaw Puzzle (2021)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows

The journey starts with a girl opening the door to her bookstore in the corner of living room. It was the little witch who sell magic books. At hand was his new volume, with a peculiar name. But what journey would that be? Maybe we all need to know. The secrete for a creative and serene mind is the magic for an eternal life Features: - Zoom the scene; - Highlight border pieces; - Shuffle the remaining pieces; - Preview the image complete;

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  • book
  • classic
  • online

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Choices That Matter: And Their Heroes Were Lost (2021)

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Nintendo Switch

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  • book
  • mystery
  • narrative

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