To this day, I still remember my experiences with Halo 2 and Halo 3 online multiplayer due to the veracity of Bungie’s execution of gunplay, ranking systems, ease of playing with others, and some truly unforgettable maps.
It’s no surprise considering my relationship with the series, especially when hurled into the online era, bordered on addiction, both when hopelessly enthralled while playing and consumed with thoughts about the game when sitting idly.
2007 was the perfect storm as far as myself and untamed, nearly compulsory, gaming hedonism is concerned. I was 16 at the time and Xbox Live was growing into a monstrosity of a social phenomenon.
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The tumultuous thrill of chasing Grandmaster in Overwatch or Grand Champion in Rocket League cannot be matched when you’re in the mood for that type of experience, but sometimes a player just wants a serene and relaxing game to sit back and sink into.
The beauty of video games is the established spectrum between highly competitive and lackadaisical, something that accounts for any particular mood that strikes.
And truth be told, some of the best games are relaxing and chilled by their nature, and luckily freneticism and laser like focus aren’t prerequisites for a good game.
In this article we’ll cover the best relaxing and chill games for the Nintendo Switch to help you achieve a tranquil state of mind and melt away the non sequiturs of daily life.
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Amiibo, Nintendo’s take on the toy to life craze, were initially introduced to the market in 2014 and have done quite well sales wise since.
During the financial year ending March 31, 2016, 24.7 million amiibo figures and 28.9 amiibo cards were shipped by Nintendo. Amiibo figures and cards allow gamers to unlock additional items, cosmetics, in game currency, and so on, on the 3DS, Wii U, and now, the Switch.
Considering the Switch just launched earlier in 2017, fans of amiibo have been clamoring to put the figures and cards, which essentially amount to DLC, to use on the new hybrid handheld/home console.
Keep reading for the best games on the Nintendo Switch that have amiibo support.
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