The Best Choices Games for Nintendo Switch

Update : Varney Lake added at rank #39.
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To Be or Not to Be (2022)

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Android Nintendo Switch PC Windows IOS iPhone

Embark on a hilariously irreverent journey with 'To Be or Not To Be,' where you shape the fate of Hamlet in ways Shakespeare never imagined! Dive into absurdly funny scenarios, unlock quirky illustrations, and enjoy a choose-your-own-adventure that's as witty as it is whimsical. Your choices craft the comedy in this delightful twist on a classic tale.

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What we like:
  • Hilarious and unique take on a classic
  • Multiple endings for high replayability
  • Witty narration and dialogue
  • Beautiful illustrations from various artists
  • Simplistic gameplay suitable for all
What could be improved:
  • Humor may not appeal to all

  • choices
  • second-person
  • adventure
  • visual-novel
  • comedy
  • funny
  • narrative
  • novel
  • achievements
  • non-linear
  • parody
  • mature
  • book
  • interactive

2

Beacon Pines (2022)

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Xbox Series X Nintendo Switch PC Windows Xbox One

Dive into the mysteries of Beacon Pines, a charming yet eerie adventure where you control the fate of the story. As Luka, you'll uncover hidden truths, meet memorable characters, and explore stunning hand-drawn landscapes. With multiple endings to discover, you'll be captivated by this immersive tale filled with surprising twists.


What we like:
  • Intriguing and creative story
  • Well-developed, memorable characters
  • Multiple endings based on your choices
  • Stunning hand-drawn art
  • Engaging gameplay mechanics
What could be improved:
  • The large number of characters can be overwhelming

  • choices
  • narrative
  • visual-novel
  • mystery
  • cute
  • cozy
  • adventure
  • narration
  • exploration
  • story
  • emotional
  • colourful
  • interactive
  • horror
  • conspiracy

3

Shadows Over Loathing (2022)

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PC Windows Mac OS Nintendo Switch Playstation 5 j Playstation 4

Step into the shady side of a black-and-white world in Shadows Over Loathing. Hunt down your missing uncle, discover shadowy plots, and save the world from eldritch terrors. Explore a dangerous open world, solve puzzles, and battle enemies as unique characters with their own abilities. With thousands of jokes, strategic combat, and a corrupt government to overthrow, this prohibition-era adventure promises endless entertainment.

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What we like:
  • Humorous and entertaining dialogue
  • Fun puzzles and engaging story-line
  • No prior knowledge of KoL required
  • Good personalization and combat
  • Lovecraftian theme
  • Memorable sound design and soundtrack
What could be improved:
  • Backtracking due to time-travelling mechanic
  • Less comedic than the first game
  • Pacing issues
  • Writing overload

  • rpg
  • choices
  • comedy
  • lovecraftian
  • point-and-click
  • turn-based
  • investigation
  • adventure
  • funny
  • character
  • puzzle
  • old-school
  • 2d
  • customization
  • multiple-endings

4

Ten Dates (2023)

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

In Ten Dates, you navigate the thrilling world of speed dating as Misha or Ryan. Engage in ice-breaker games, face awkward scenarios, and unravel unexpected truths. Your choices shape your relationships in this multi-directional adventure. Will you find love in this realistic and inclusive rom-com game? It's a genuine, endearing, and lightly humorous exploration of the dating world.


What we like:
  • Realistic depiction of human interactions
  • Covers modern, controversial topics
  • Inclusive of different sexualities
  • Well-acted and scripted
  • Fun interactive game
What could be improved:
  • Weird transitions in decision trees
  • Some dialogue options lead to unexpected responses
  • Stereotypical and shallow characters
  • Choices and profile don't matter as much

  • choices
  • fmv
  • sequel
  • dating-sim
  • interactive
  • romantic
  • romance
  • nonlinear
  • comedy
  • multiple-endings
  • fiction
  • funny
  • realistic
  • adventure
  • dating

5

Heaven's Vault (2019)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows Playstation 4

An archaeologist uncovers a lost history in an ancient space Nebula. Award-winning narrative adventure game with hieroglyphic language puzzles, from the creators of 80 DAYS.

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  • sci-fi
  • choices
  • narrative
  • adventure
  • interactive
  • sailing
  • fiction
  • mystery
  • story
  • non-linear
  • exploration
  • puzzle
  • discovery
  • point-and-click
  • hand-drawn

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Mediterranea Inferno (2023)

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

Explore the inner demons of three childhood friends on a summer retreat. Unearth secrets, fears and obsessions as you help them reconnect and rediscover themselves. A mature and treacherous visual novel from the creator of Milky Way Prince – The Vampire Star.


  • choices
  • visual-novel
  • lgbtq
  • comic
  • surreal
  • romance
  • horror
  • book
  • multiple-endings
  • psychedelic
  • thriller
  • hand-drawn
  • anime
  • story
  • drama

7

Grotto (2021)

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Xbox Series X Playstation 5 Nintendo Switch PC Windows IOS iPhone Xbox One Playstation 4

Grotto is a mystical, narrative-focused experience. You are the Soothsayer. The one capable of talking with the stars and unveiling their messages. In a time of turmoil, the tribe of the valley turn to your powers of divination and come to you for guidance.


  • choices
  • immersive
  • walking-simulator
  • multiple-endings
  • fiction
  • psychological
  • interactive
  • replay-value
  • first-person
  • colourful
  • narrative
  • story
  • atmospheric
  • simulation

8

Sumire (2021)

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PC Windows Android Mac OS IOS iPhone Nintendo Switch

In Sumire, you'll embark on a one-day journey through a picturesque Japanese village, meeting charming creatures and making choices that shape your reality. Experience a beautiful and touching story with multiple outcomes, and learn valuable life lessons in this enchanting indie narrative adventure game.

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What we like:
  • Beautiful and touching story
  • Multiple possible outcomes
  • Gorgeous art style
  • Character growth
  • Valuable life lessons
What could be improved:
  • Some symbolic figures not explored
  • Grinding for achievements

  • narrative
  • choices
  • adventure
  • visual-novel
  • card
  • fiction
  • anime
  • emotional
  • colourful
  • supernatural
  • relaxing
  • collectathon
  • cute
  • interactive
  • well-paced

9

Overboard! (2021)

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IOS iPhone Nintendo Switch Android PC Windows Mac OS

Overboard! is an exciting mystery game where you play as Veronica Villensey, a 1930s femme fatale who throws her husband overboard on a boat eight hours away from New York. You must help her get away with her crime by getting her off the boat scot-free when it docks. With visuals and music that evoke the 1930s, and the ability to direct your own story with multiple endings, this game is sure to keep you entertained.

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What we like:
  • Open world visual novel gameplay
  • Multiple endings
  • Replayable
  • Short playthroughs
  • Fun 1930s visuals & music
What could be improved:
  • Short playthrough times may be a con for some players

  • visual-novel
  • crime
  • mystery
  • choices
  • detective
  • narrative
  • fiction
  • comedy
  • novel
  • interactive
  • adventure
  • conversation
  • sailing
  • cover
  • puzzle

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Wayward Strand (2022)

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80
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Xbox One Nintendo Switch PC Windows Playstation 4 Playstation 5 Xbox Series X Xbox Series X/s

Unravel the captivating world of Wayward Strand as Casey Beaumaris, a journalist in summer 1978. Engage with a diverse cast in an airborne hospital, uncover their unique stories and piece together mysteries. With real-time narratives and multiple playthroughs, each experience is a new discovery in this immersive adventure.


What we like:
  • Beautiful art and animation style
  • Unique worldbuilding
  • Excellent voice acting
  • High replayability value
  • Relaxing atmosphere
What could be improved:
  • Slow pacing
  • Repetitive dialogue
  • No manual saving
  • Flawed gameplay mechanics

  • narrative
  • wholesome
  • cozy
  • choices
  • story
  • drama
  • emotional
  • conversation
  • real-time
  • relaxing
  • adventure
  • book
  • stylized
  • historical
  • mystery

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