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5 Best Dark Fantasy Games on Nintendo Switch



The label Dark Fantasy can be applied to many games currently on the market. Among these games are games for the Nintendo Switch. And while the Nintendo Switch is a console most associated with bubbly cartoonish games, it has a selection of grittier games. These are games that put a grim twist on many traditional fantasy settings. If you are like us, enjoy these titles. Enjoy our list of the 5 Best Dark Fantasy Games on Nintendo Switch.

5. Diablo III: Eternal Collection

Starting off our list strong with one of the best Dark Fantasy games on Nintendo Switch, we have Diablo III: Eternal Collection. In terms of value, this is potentially the best entry on the list. This is due to the fact that it gives you, the player, tons to do and access to many DLCs already bundled within the game. If you are someone who enjoys action RPGs, then this is a must-have for Nintendo Switch owners.

Players will be able to engage in action gameplay as they move through various dungeons in the quest for loot. In addition, players will be able to face off against demons of various forms, and the general tone of the game is macabre. This makes it a great Dark Fantasy title for beginners to get into as well as the gameplay mechanics are relatively easy to understand and can offer players hours upon hours of enjoyment. It is for these reasons that we consider Diablo III: Eternal Collection one of the best values in terms of Dark Fantasy games on Nintendo Switch. 

4. Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen

Next up on our list of Dark Fantasy games for the Nintendo Switch. We have a game that may have flown under players' radars. Dragon's Dogma as a franchise has always been a tad bit more on the darker side. This action RPG is absolutely seeping with style and a dark and brooding atmosphere that envelopes the player. Players will be able to explore a massive open world and discover many of the things that that world has to offer. This gives the game a surprising amount of replayability, as there is always something new.

Players will have to use all of the skills at their disposal, such as magic, in order to succeed. That being said. This is far from an easy task to accomplish. Players will fight alongside AI as they make their way through te game. The AI is surprisingly competent and compliments the player quite well. So if you are someone who enjoys Dark Fantasy games and owns a Nintendo Switch, you ower it to yourself to pick up this title.

3. Dark Souls: Remastered

For our next entry of Dark Fantasy games that Nintendo Switch owners should play, we have Dark Souls: Remastered. What can possibly be said about this phenomenal game? This game has been lovingly remastered in order to bring the player the best experience. Players will be able to traverse the macabre world of the game and discover hidden mysteries behind every nook and cranny. Added to this, the game's combat is a shining point for this game and serves as some of the best in the series.

While the game might appear grueling to some, for others, it is an experience well worth it. Players can choose from a number of weapons in order to make their character how they want. The bosses in the game are memorable, and the same goes for the location within the game. Each of these locations looks stunning when brought up to modern standards, which is a great selling point for the game. In conclusion, Dark Souls: Remastered is perhaps the quintessential Dark Fantasy game to play on Nintendo Switch.

2. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Next up, we have a game that has stood the test of time. And has gone on to be one of the most recognizable games in history. The Elder Scrolls series has always had somewhat of a darker tone to its world and characters. And the same can be said of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. This is a world of dark wizards and plots and many things brewing under the surface. While it certainly can be played in a manner that doesn't heed these things, for those who delve deeper, the game is excellent.

There are many memorable characters and storylines within this world that would make it fall under the category of Dark Fantasy. Players are able to create their hero in any way they wish. This gives players a great sense of identity within the game. Additionally, this game does a phenomenal job of immersing the player in its world. Finally, this game is one of the best Dark Fantasy games on the market even to this day.

1. The Witcher 3: Wild HuntWitcher 3 Box Edition

For our final entry of Dark Fantasy games on the Nintendo Switch, we have a classic. First, this game still manages to amaze players to this day. It does this through its fantastic world, which often combines Dark Fantasy elements. Players will be able to move throughout the world as Geralt of Rivea and fight many monsters. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is quite possibly one of the best games in recent memory. This is a statement that can be said without exaggeration. Whether it is through its storytelling or macabre quests, this game remains memorable. No matter the reason, players can find a multitude of ways to enjoy this game. This is at the heart of what makes the game itself so unique to this day.

Additionally, having the game available on the Nintendo Switch frees up the player to take their adventure on the go. This keeps the player engaged no matter where they are. Additionally, players will be able to fight a myriad of monsters, which all require their own methods of dealing with them. This gives the game quite a bit of variety as they move throughout the game. Finally, the game still manages to captivate players to this day, with many more to come.

So, what's your take on our picks for the 5 Best Dark Fantasy Games on Nintendo Switch? Let us know over on our socials here or down in the comments below.

Judson Holley is a writer that began his career as a ghostwriter. Returning to the mortal coil  to work among the living. With some of his favorite games being tactical FPS games such as Squad and the Arma series. Although this could not be further from the truth as he enjoys games with deep stories such as the Kingdom Hearts series as well as Jade Empire and The Knights of the Old Republic series. When not attending to his wife, Judson often tends to his cats. He also has a knack for music mainly composing for and playing piano.