Nintendo Switch Games for Family Fun

Playing games by yourself can be a lot of fun, but it can also be somewhat lonely. There's an easy way to kick those solitary blues: playing games with others, especially with the Nintendo Switch! Gather your siblings and parents and engage in some friendly competition, or introduce your family members to cooperative entertainment. Below, we've compiled a large list of Nintendo Switch games that will appeal to everyone, from the newcomer who's never played before to the hard-core enthusiast looking to pass the time with others. Next time you feel that your get-togethers are becoming a bit dull, break out one of these and let the fun begin! For more great Nintendo games, try our list of the Best Nintendo Switch Games for Kids

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Gigantosaurus Game Poster Image
Charming, smile-worthy adventure for young players.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
(2020)
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BoxBoy! + BoxGirl! Game Poster Image
Think outside the box with this charming, fun puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
(2019)
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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Game Poster Image
Cute puzzle-filled adventure for kids and kids at heart.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii U
(2018)
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Danger Mouse: The Danger Games Game Poster Image
Simple, fun endless runner has console/mobile competition.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
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Super Mario Maker 2 Game Poster Image
Fun, accessible editing tools expose kids to game design.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
(2019)
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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Game Poster Image
The island life is idyllic in this latest adventure sim.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
(2020)
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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Game Poster Image
Family-friendly racer gets large update with bonus content.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2017)
(2017)
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American Ninja Warrior Challenge Game Poster Image
Show-inspired arcade game is fun for "Ninja Warrior" fans.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2019)
(2019)
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Astro Bears Game Poster Image
Bears in space need friends to reach their full potential.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
(2019)
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BAFL - Brakes Are for Losers Game Poster Image
Simple arcade racer with cartoony crashes fun for all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2018)
(2018)
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BurgerTime Party! Game Poster Image
Updated arcade classic is a well-done recipe for fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Crayola Scoot Game Poster Image
Scooter game with kid-friendly action, shallow gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2018)
(2018)
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Good Job! Game Poster Image
Office-themed puzzler rewards creative and logical thinking.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
(2020)
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Harvest Moon: Mad Dash Game Poster Image
Solo/co-op puzzler emphasizes speed over strategy.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2019)
(2019)
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Human: Fall Flat Game Poster Image
Bumbling puzzler excels at inspiring laughs, frustration.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
(2017)
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Infinite Minigolf Game Poster Image
Big fun to be had, made in this mini-sized golf game.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
(2017)
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Kirby Star Allies Game Poster Image
Fun, colorful platformer promotes friendship, teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
(2018)
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Luigi's Mansion 3 Game Poster Image
Cartoonish haunted house game has a smart, brave hero.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
(2019)
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Lumines Remastered Game Poster Image
Classic puzzle game buzzes with new immersive play feature.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
(2018)
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Mario Tennis Aces Game Poster Image
Fun, safe, often surprisingly challenging tennis sim.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
(2018)
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Minecraft Game Poster Image
Sandbox-style game with open online play fosters creativity.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2011)
(2011)
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NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 Game Poster Image
All-ages arcade slam dunk for basketball fans.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
(2018)
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New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe Game Poster Image
Mario & friends bring fast-paced Wii U classics to Switch.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
(2019)
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Overcooked! 2 Game Poster Image
Culinary chaos makes for a buffet of food-themed fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
(2018)
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Pokémon Sword/Shield Game Poster Image
Easily accessible adventure for series newcomers and vets.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Puyo Puyo Champions Game Poster Image
Family-friendly puzzler encourages social play.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
(2019)
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Sega Ages Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Game Poster Image
Definitive version of the Sonic classic races to Switch.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
(2020)
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Snipperclips - Cut it out, together! Game Poster Image
Clever cutouts are a cut above the average puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2017)
(2017)
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Sonic Mania Plus Game Poster Image
Speedy action game's new content kicks it into overdrive.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
(2018)
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Super Beat Sports Game Poster Image
Quirky, fun rhythm party game moves to its own beat.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2017)
(2017)
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Super Mario Party Game Poster Image
Brand-new party filled with fun and laughs for all.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
(2018)
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Team Sonic Racing Game Poster Image
Team-focused kart racer promotes friendly social play.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
(2019)
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Tetris 99 Game Poster Image
Terrific battle royale-style block stacker is habit forming.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
(2019)
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Trailblazers Game Poster Image
Paint tracks a shade of fun in colorful, team-based racer.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
(2018)
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Unravel Two Game Poster Image
Beautiful puzzle adventure promotes positivity, teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
(2019)
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Yoshi's Crafted World Game Poster Image
Beautiful, creative cartoon adventure with low difficulty.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
(2019)
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Dragon Quest Builders 2 Game Poster Image
Terrific building game with positive messages and teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2019)
(2019)
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Gear Club Unlimited Game Poster Image
Luxury car racer burns rubber in short, repetitive contests.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2017)
(2017)
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Go Vacation Game Poster Image
Virtual vacation takes some work before enjoying mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
(2018)
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Runbow Game Poster Image
Colorfully chaotic party game expanded with bonus content.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii U
(2018)
(2018)
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1-2 Switch Game Poster Image
Fun but shallow collection of multiplayer mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2017)
(2017)
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20XX Game Poster Image
Fun, fast-paced sci-fi action has tricky random levels.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
(2018)
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Arms Game Poster Image
Cartoonish fighter is more Smash Bros. than Mortal Kombat.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2017)
(2017)
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Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon Every Buddy! Game Poster Image
Adorable but difficult tale might ruffle a few feathers.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2019)
(2019)
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Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Game Poster Image
All-ages arcade kart-racing game makes a solid comeback.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2019)
(2019)
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Cuphead Game Poster Image
Charming retro-themed game presents maddening challenge.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
(2019)
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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Game Poster Image
Fun but hard platformer could frustrate younger players.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii U
(2018)
(2018)
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FIFA 20 Game Poster Image
The streets meet the pitch in the latest soccer sim chapter.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
(2019)
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Ikaruga Game Poster Image
Challenging top-down aerial shooter rewards perseverance.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
(2018)
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Just Dance 2020 Game Poster Image
Great for dancing, socializing -- but some mature lyrics.
Platforms: Google Stadia, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2019)
(2019)
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Lego DC Super-Villains Game Poster Image
Sometimes the best good guys for the job are the bad guys.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
(2018)
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Lego Harry Potter Collection Game Poster Image
Remastered collection perfect for fans of either franchise.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2016)
(2016)
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Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 Game Poster Image
Epic Lego-Marvel team-up that spans all of space, time.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
(2017)
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The Lego Movie 2 Videogame Game Poster Image
Everything is awesome in this master building movie tie-in.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
(2019)
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The Lego Ninjago Movie Video Game Game Poster Image
Lego martial arts action packs a punch but lacks depth.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
(2017)
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Lego The Incredibles Game Poster Image
Lego take on Pixar's superhero family is a blast to play.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
(2018)
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Lego Worlds Game Poster Image
Craft a fun, custom adventure, brick by plastic brick.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
(2017)
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Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle – Donkey Kong Adventure Game Poster Image
Donkey Kong conquers strategy world in an amazing expansion.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
(2018)
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Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Game Poster Image
Gold medal performance from two video game icons.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
(2019)
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Monster Energy Supercross: The Official Videogame 3 Game Poster Image
Engaging dirt bike racer takes the checkered flag.
Platforms: Google Stadia, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
(2020)
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MotoGP 19 Game Poster Image
Deep, challenging realistic racer tests your driving skills.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
(2019)
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NBA 2K20 Game Poster Image
Basketball sim gets new content, but tech issues limit fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
(2019)
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Pokkén Tournament DX Game Poster Image
Pokémon brawler gets expanded, enhanced for portable fights.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2017)
(2017)
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Sparklite Game Poster Image
Retro adventure is a fresh mix of nostalgia and challenge.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
(2019)
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Spelunker Party! Game Poster Image
Cute but difficult platformer best shared with friends.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2017)
(2017)
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Splatoon 2 Game Poster Image
Colorful multiplayer shooter is captivating, can melt hours.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2017)
(2017)
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Star Wars Pinball Game Poster Image
Arcade game collection fun for Star Wars, pinball fans.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
(2019)
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Super Kirby Clash Game Poster Image
Team-based freemium game lures kids to spend real money.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
(2019)
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Super Mario Odyssey Game Poster Image
Great, fun Mario adventure is an instant classic on Switch.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2017)
(2017)
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Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD Game Poster Image
A little mini-game monkey business holds back HD remake.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2019)
(2019)
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ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove! Game Poster Image
Funky fueled reboot that's a little more fad than fresh.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
(2019)
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Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince Game Poster Image
Gorgeous, brain-teasing fantasy teamwork adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
(2019)
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Vectronom Game Poster Image
Addictive puzzle platformer moves to its own techno beat.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2019)
(2019)
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Wargroove Game Poster Image
Creativity, compelling play mark fantastic indie strategy.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
(2019)
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Zumba Burn It Up! Game Poster Image
Work up a sweat (or not) with on the go exercises.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
(2019)
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Growtopia Game Poster Image
2D online crafting game tempts kids to spend lots of money.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
(2019)
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Super Bomberman R Game Poster Image
Multiplayer action big on explosions, light on content.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2017)
(2017)
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Fitness Boxing Game Poster Image
Rhythmic fitness game packs a strong punch.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
(2019)
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The Jackbox Party Pack 4 Game Poster Image
Hilarious, at times confusing party pack can thrill players.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
(2017)
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Skulls of the Shogun: Bone-A-Fide Edition Game Poster Image
Challenging turn-based strategy game with skeleton warriors.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2019)
(2019)
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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Game Poster Image
Cartoonish brawler is largest one yet, and incredibly fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
(2018)
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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Game Poster Image
Hard, bloody side-scrolling action game with strong heroine.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
(2019)
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Children of Morta Game Poster Image
Fun retro tale with fantasy combat, strong family themes.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
(2019)
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Dragon Ball FighterZ Game Poster Image
Super-powered brawler brings fun, lots of deep gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
(2018)
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Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Game Poster Image
Time-traveling anime brawler loads of fun for series fans.
Platforms: Google Stadia, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
(2016)
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Fire Emblem Warriors Game Poster Image
Fun yet flawed action role-playing vs. thousands of foes.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Switch
(2017)
(2017)
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God Eater 3 Game Poster Image
Deep fantasy action with blood, sexualized characters.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2019)
(2019)
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Hyrule Warriors Game Poster Image
Crossover combat-heavy adventure creates new legendary game.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii U
(2018)
(2018)
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The Jackbox Party Pack 3 Game Poster Image
Party game compilation a great time despite tech issues.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
(2017)
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My Hero One's Justice 2 Game Poster Image
Deep, fun anime brawler builds on previous game in series.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
(2020)
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Namco Museum Arcade Pac Game Poster Image
Collection of classic, mostly fun arcade games.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
(2018)
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PixARK Game Poster Image
Creative sandbox game hampered by heavy focus on survival.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
(2019)
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Risk of Rain 2 Game Poster Image
Repetitive, fast-paced loot shooter best played with others.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
(2019)
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SNK 40th Anniversary Collection Game Poster Image
Collection of classic arcade games best for older gamers.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2019)
(2019)
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Streets of Rogue Game Poster Image
Quick, quirky adventure with plenty of player freedom.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
(2019)
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Trials Rising Game Poster Image
Tough but fun obstacle course arcade game.
Platforms: Google Stadia, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
(2019)
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Warriors Orochi 4 Game Poster Image
Fun fantasy brawler lets you fight thousands of enemies.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
(2018)
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WWE 2K18 Game Poster Image
Heavyweight fighter packed with characters, customization.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
(2017)
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Capcom Beat 'Em Up Bundle Game Poster Image
Collection of arcade classics packs a punch.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2018)
(2018)
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Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition Game Poster Image
Content-rich, overly repetitive feudal fighting action.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2018)
(2018)
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Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order Game Poster Image
Comic book action returns with new focus on teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
(2019)
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Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate Game Poster Image
Huge fantasy adventure is deeper, has more hunting content.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
(2018)
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Overwatch Game Poster Image
Fantastic, frantic shooter with some violence, open chat.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
(2019)
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Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection Game Poster Image
Stellar collection of fighting games with bonus content.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
(2018)
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