It's that time of year again where we come together to celebrate the best and most notable game releases for the year. Our team has worked together to vote and come up with their favourite games of the year over 11 categories. We wanted the Switchaboo 2021 game of the year to be an event, therefore we'll be announcing the winners throughout the week. And here we go:

Best Graphics / Art Direction

And the winner is... NEO: The World Ends With You!

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Best Hidden Gem

And the winner is... Henchman Story!

Best Soundtrack

And the winner is... NEO: The World Ends With You!

Most Innovative Game

Best Single-Player Experience

And the winner is... Metroid Dread!

Most Anticipated Future First/Third Party Release

  • Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp
  • Kirby and the Forgotten Land
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Sequel
  • Metroid Prime 4
  • Triangle Strategy

And the winner is... The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Sequel!

Most Anticipated Future Nindie Release

And the winner is... Hollow Knight: Silksong!

Best Multiplayer Game

And the winner is... Mario Party Superstars!

Best Third-Party Game

And the winner is... Monster Hunter Rise!

Best Nindie

And the winner is... Death's Door!

Game of the Year

And the winner is... NEO: The World Ends With You!