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It’s-a me, Mario!
Looking for a super exciting new twist on family game night (that your kids will absolutely love)? Make it a Nintendo Switch night!
Creator of the greatest, most classic video games (ever) for children and adults, nothing beats Nintendo when it comes to family-friendly fun.
The Nintendo Switch is the latest (and most amazing) home gaming console and portable video game system from Nintendo, released in March of 2017.
We’ve put together a list of the 13 best Nintendo Switch games for fantastic family fun with kids to step your game night up to an extraordinary new level.
Charge up those controllers! Now, who’s first player?
YOSHI’S CRAFTED WORLD
Get your copy of Yoshi’s Crafted World.
The perfect family game for hours of fun (and teamwork) with your kids!
Yoshi’s Crafted World is Nintendo’s newest, stunningly beautiful adventure. Mellow mode (our favourite family-friendly feature) gives Yoshi fluttering wings, allowing even the littlest kids an easy, breezy chance to explore the handcrafted, incredibly colourful stages with more experienced gamers.
SUPER MARIO ODYSSEY
Get your copy of Super Mario Odyssey.
Ready to rescue Princess Peach from Bowser’s evil plans (again)?
Super Mario Odyssey is full of endless fun, secrets, and surprises. Explore incredibly vast, 3D worlds with Mario (and his new friend Cappy) in this award-winning adventure. Costumes, vehicles, throwback bonus zones as Pixel Mario, new special moves (like Cappy’s capture), and so much more.
MARIO KART 8 DELUXE
Get your copy of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.
Is there any game more fun than Mario Kart?
Rev your engines for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe! Race together with up to four players (new and returning characters) on every track from Mario Kart Wii U, or battle your kids in different modes in the exciting, new battle courses. Customize your kart, toss shells, glide, and speed your way to the finish line!
SUPER SMASH BROS. ULTIMATE
Get your copy of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
Get ready to rumble with Super Smash Bros Ultimate!
Battle your kiddos with classic Nintendo gaming icons, smashing each other off the stage in this ultimate brawler. Includes every fighter (ever) from the series, plus brand new fighters and stages (try out Stage Morph to transform stages mid-battle). New combat moves, items, speed, and more!
SUPER MARIO PARTY
Get your copy of Super Mario Party.
The best family party game is back and better than ever!
Who will get the most stars to win it all in Super Mario Party? Roll the dice to race your kids around the game board collecting coins, testing your mini-game skills, and searching for stars. Enjoy online gaming with the family? Try Mariothon, Mario Party’s brand new, online mini-game mode.
NEW SUPER MARIO BROS. U DELUXE
Get your copy of New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe.
Save the Mushroom Kingdom with two great games in one (#1 Amazon Best Seller), New Super Mario Bros. U and New Super Luigi U!
Grow up playing Nintendo? You’ll love the nostalgia of New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe, a classic platformer with over 164 side-scrolling levels and five game modes. Includes new family-friendly playable characters optimized to allow easier game-play (i.e., even more fun) for young players.
Simple controls, hints, playback videos, and extra help from new friends (Toadette and Nabbit) make this game “the perfect choice for anyone looking to introduce their family to the wonderful world of Mario” (Nintendo).
DONKEY KONG COUNTRY: TROPICAL FREEZE
Get your copy of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze.
Can you save tropical Donkey Kong Island from a frosty, arctic invasion?
Play as Funky Kong in this brand new take on the original Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze adventure. Funky Mode allows for easier, family-friendly game play (e.g., special abilities and two player co-op). Platform your way through levels, collect bananas, ride mine carts, and battle bosses with your kids.
THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: BREATH OF THE WILD
Get your copy of The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild.
Return to the kingdom of Hyrule in one of the best gaming experiences of all time.
The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild is a truly extraordinary, award-winning adventure like no other. Explore an incredibly vast, beautiful, open world. Solve puzzles, discover shrines, use ancient technology, ride horses, soar, and gear up with cool weapons and armor. One of the best games ever.
POKEMON: LET’S GO PIKACHU!
Get your copy of Pokemon: Let’s Go Pikachu.
Can you catch ’em all?
Introduce your kids to role-playing games with Let’s Go Pikachu or Let’s Go Eevee. Want to become a top Pokemon trainer? Explore the colourful Kanto region catching, battling, and evolving your favourite Pokemon (two player mode let’s you easily play alongside your kids as a supporting character)!
Together, you can throw poke balls using the Joy-Con controllers, or the Poke Ball Plus accessory to bring Pokemon catching to life in an exciting new way. You can even connect the Pokemon Go app from your smartphone for extra Pokemon fun.
Get your copy of Splatoon 2.
The Inklings are back for competitive, action-packed, family craziness!
Turf War! Who can splat the most ink to colour all of Inkopolis in this fast-paced, action shooter? Chaotic battles, epic weapons and gear, new turf war and salmon run modes, tournaments, and multiplayer online options make Splatoon 2 some of the best gaming fun you’ll ever have with your kids.
FOR OLDER KIDS
A Nintendo Switch night is the perfect way to spend quality, family time with your older kids too! Check out some of these great games to play together with your (not so) little ones: