Nintendo Switch: Top Picks

You need some new kick in your switch? Check out the games below to make sure your holiday keeps on giving adventure, excitement, and new worlds throughout the year. You can enter familiar domains or find some absolutely new terrain to explore and conquer. We’ve assembled the best offerings in this space below. And believe us when we tell you we had a ball checking these out and had a hard time limiting these options to the best of the best. But we did the impossible! Check out our favs below and get your switch on!

Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Have you ever wanted your own personal island? Well, this might not be exactly the same, but  grab a copy of Animal Crossing: New Horizon, and you can build your own community on a deserted island that all belongs to you!  Customize your character, home, decorations and landscaping. Plus, watch as the time of day and seasons match real life, and get to know the island residents, garden, fish, decorate, hunt for fossils, and more! Play on the same system with a total of 4 people, or play together online or over local wireless for fun with up to 8 players.

$59.99

Available at amazon.com

 

 

Legend of Zelda Link’s Awakening

If you’re a fan of Zelda, you’ll love playing the game as Link to explore a reimagined highly interactive Koholint Island. You must collect instruments to awaken the Wind Fish to find a way home. But don’t think it will be easy! You’ll face exciting twists and turns and meet up with some  familiar – and new – characters. Explore numerous dungeons, riddled with tricks, traps, and enemies, including some from the Super Mario series. Earn Chambers (Dungeon Rooms) and arrange them to complete objectives in the all new Chamber Dungeon

$59.99

Available at amazon.com

 

 

Cadence of Hyrule: Age of Calamity

See Hyrule 100 years before the Legend of Zelda. Learn more about Zelda, the four Champions, the King of Hyrule, and more through dramatic cutscenes as they try to save the kingdom from Calamity. This game is the only way to see firsthand what happened 100 years ago. Battle hordes of Hyrule’s most formidable foes from barbaric Bokoblins to towering Lynels, menacing monsters have emerged in droves. In addition to Link and Zelda, take control of characters like the four Champions and a young Impa must use their distinct abilities to carve through hundreds of enemies to save Hyrule from the impending Calamity.

$59.99

Available at target.com

 

Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics

Where do your favorite table top games and your favorite digital platform meet? The Nintendo Switch system, of course! Enjoy 51 awesome traditional off-line games and learn the rules, and play on-line by yoursel,f or with new friends from across the world. The detail in these games rivals reality, as the dice clack, the marbles glimmer, and the chess pieces tumble off the board when it’s jostled. Free supplementary software available on Nintendo eShop lets you connect with someone who owns the full game you will be able to play all the games that can be played locally.

$39.99

Available at target.com

 

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

For Donkey Kong fans, it’s time to explore new levels that twist, turn, and transform in unexpected ways. The incredible dynamic rotating camera helps you fully enjoy this game’s diverse, vibrant islands…and it feels so real! Master a range of special moves, including unique abilities like Diddy Kong’s jet pack, Dixie Kong’s spinning ponytail, and Cranky Kong’s cane bounce. Filled with all the fun and challenge of the original game, plus an optional new mode that makes the game more accessible to younger and less experienced players, as well as those looking for a more relaxed gaming experience.

$59.99

Available at bestbuy.com

Kirby Star Allies 

Get ready to morph with crazy-cool abilities and strategize to your hearts content! This version, other players can take control of Kirby’s new friends. You’lll be able to play through the entire game with up to four players or with CPU friends. Combine abilities with elements such as wind and water to create new friend abilities that will simply amaze. Get ready to strategize to reach to create your own victory!

$59.99

Available at bestbuy.com

 

Luigi’s Mansion 3

Yes, our old friend Luigi is back at it! In this version, catch ghosts, and solve puzzles to rescue Mario and friends in the Last Resort hotel; Each floor of this towering hotel is themed, from the décor to the puzzles to the boss. Luigi can also call upon and control Gooigi, his all-green doppelganger, who can slip through tight spaces, walk on spikes, and help Luigi overcomes obstacles-like a boss! Change between Luigi and Gooigi in single player, or let a friend play as Google for 2-player co-op. Up to 8 players can work together to ascend the Scarescaper via local wireless or online; It’s Team Luigi vs. Team Gooigi…let’s go!

$59.95

Available at amazon.com

 

Indivisible

Indivisible is a new RPG IP, starring Ajna, a girl who sets out on a globe-spanning journey to discover the truth behind her mysterious powers. Help her gain insight and find out about her past. On this quest, she is joined by a variety of unique heroes and gains new abilities to traverse the environments and defeat the enemies they encounter along the way. Features quality 2D hand-drawn animation. Enter this mysterious and all-encompassing world of mystical adventures.

$34.40

Available at amazon.com

 

Nickelodeon Kart Racers Grand Prix

Select from 30 playable characters and 70 companion characters to assemble your ultimate pit crew across your favorite Nickelodeon series, including JojoSiwa, SpongeBob, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Rugrats, Hey Arnold, Ren & Stimpy, The Loud House, and more. 28 tracks and 2 arenas. Loads of fun for the serious Nickelodeon fan!

$39.99

Available at walmart.com