When it comes to gaming, we often seek out experiences that evoke strong emotions – games that transport us to another world and tug at our heartstrings. While the Nintendo Switch is known for its wide range of fun and lighthearted titles, there are also games that delve into deeper, more emotional narratives. In this list, we’ll explore some of the saddest games available on the Switch, guaranteed to make you shed a tear or two. Get ready to embark on emotional journeys filled with heartbreak and sorrow as we dive into these emotionally charged virtual worlds.
When it comes to gaming on the Nintendo Switch, there is something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a challenging game to sink your teeth into or a more lighthearted and comedic experience, there’s bound to be something for you. But what about games that are specifically designed to make you cry? As it turns out, the Switch has plenty of those as well. So if you’re ready to have an emotional roller coaster ride, here are some of the saddest games on the Switch that will definitely make you cry.
1. Life Is Strange: Before The Storm
Life Is Strange: Before The Storm is an adventure game from Square Enix that follows on from the original Life Is Strange. It takes place three years before the events of the first game and focuses on Chloe Price’s life in Arcadia Bay. Throughout her journey, Chloe must make tough choices and learn how to cope with her troubled past. With its heartbreaking plot twist and heartbreaking dialogue, this game will certainly make players shed some tears.
What makes this game so moving is its excellent cast of characters. From Chloe’s best friend Rachel Amber to her sympathetic stepfather David Madsen, each character will tug at your heartstrings in different ways. With powerful performances from its talented voice actors, Life Is Strange: Before The Storm is guaranteed to leave players emotionally drained.
Celeste is a platformer from developers Matt Makes Games which follows Madeline as she climbs the mysterious mountain Celeste. Along her journey, she faces many obstacles both physical and psychological as she attempts to overcome her inner turmoil and reach the summit of Celeste Mountain.
Celeste excels at conveying emotion through its gameplay and visuals despite having no dialogue or cut