"Doom" and "Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus" were both confirmed to be coming to the Nintendo Switch during the company's online showcase event held yesterday. Although the former has been out for a while, it was one of the best first person shooters released in the last few years.

More importantly, the brutal and gory nature of the gameplay is a complete departure from the typical type of title released on the Japanese company's consoles. It offers something completely different from "Super Mario" or "Zelda: Breath of the Wild," showing that Nintendo is hoping to reach out to a larger audience than just children.

A retrospective

Developed by id Software and published by Bethesda Softworks, "Doom" rebooted the franchise after the lackluster third entry. Despite the publisher not sending out any review copies, which had most fearing the worst, it received great reviews from across the board.

The first person shooter earned itself a Metacritic rating of 85% on PC and PS4, with the Xbox One version out-shining them both with an 87%.

Critics praised the quick and engaging gameplay, the robust single-play campaign, and the expansive graphics. There are few games which deliver the speed and mayhem seen in "Doom's" gameplay, even outshining the enjoyable "Wolfenstein: The New Order."

If there was one area which received criticism, that would be multiplayer.

It suffered from some latency issue, and although most did not call it outright terrible, this content struggled to live up to the single player campaign. As the story mode was one of the best in the genre, the multiplayer failed to deliver a groundbreaking experience.

'Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus'

Developed by MachineGames and also published by Bethesda Softworks, "Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus" is the highly anticipated sequel to 2014's "Wolfenstein: The New Order."

The first person shooter continues the story from the first game, with the setting once again being Nazi occupied America.

The sequel was already confirmed PC, PlayStation4, and Xbox One; with the release date set for October 27th, 2017.

The Nintendo Switch version will not be ready by the end of the year, although the Japanese Company confirmed that the port can be expected sometime in 2018.

Like "Doom," "Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus" is a sign of intent by Nintendo, that they plan to bring in a lot more third party games with the new console.