The Ultimate Nintendo Switch Game Buying Guide (30+ games quickly summarized)

30 jeux Nintendo Switch tester Ecran Partage

Too many games in stores? Not sure what to buy for your child’s party or for Christmas?

Here’s a quick look at the common games that can be found in stores on Nintendo Switch.

All games are compatible with Nintendo Switch, Switch Lite or Switch OLED.

You need to purchase a Nintendo Switch Online subscription to use the online features on the Internet of some of them.

Scale:

Excellent game > Very good game > Good game Bad game Very bad > > game

For Children 3 years and over

Kirby Star Allies Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Kirby Star Allies
Excellent game
Very easy
1 to 4 players
Yoshi Crafted World Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Yoshi’s Crafted World
Excellent game
Very easy
1 to 2 players
Mario Kart 8 Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Excellent game
Progressive difficulty
1 to 4 players
Mario Kart Live Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Mario Kart Live Home Circuit
Bad game
Not working well
1 player

For Children 7 years and over

New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe Guide Switch Screen Sharing
New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
Excellent game
Progressive difficulty
1 to 4 players
Mario 3D World Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Super Mario 3D World
Excellent game
Progressive difficulty
1 to 4 players
Captain Toad Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Captain Toad Treasure Tracker
Very good game
Easy
1 player
Super Monkey Ball Sonic Forces Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania + Sonic Forces
Very good games
Progressive difficulty
1 to 4 players and
1 player (2 games in 1)
Sonic Mania Racing Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Sonic Mania + Team Sonic Racing
Very good games
Quite difficult and
Progressive difficulty
1 to 2 players and
1 to 4 players (2 games in 1)

For Teenagers 12 years and over

Zelda BOTW Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Legend of Zelda Breath of Wild
Excellent game
Difficult to control in 3D
1 player
Zelda Skyward Sword Guide Switch Screen Sharing

Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword
Very good game
Difficult to control in 3D
1 player
Links Awakening Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Legend of Zelda Link’s Awakening
Excellent game
Progressive difficulty
1 player
Pikmin 3 Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Pikmin 3 Deluxe
Very good strategy game
Medium difficulty
1 to 2 players
Paper Mario Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Paper Mario Origami King
Very good game
A bit long and repetitive
1 player
Splatoon 2 Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Splatoon 2
Excellent game
Difficult
1 player
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Super Smash Bros Ultimate
Excellent game
Very difficult to handle
1 to 8 players
Super Mario Party Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Super Mario Party
Very good game
Easy to difficult.
1 to 4 players
Ring Fit Adventure Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Ring Fit Adventure
Excellent game
Many choices of difficulty
1 player
Pokemon Shield Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Pokémon Shield
Same game as Pokemon Sword/Sword
New Pokemon Snap Guide Switch Screen Sharing
New Pokémon Snap
Very good game
Easy
1 player
Mario Sonic Olympic Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games
Average game, not very interesting
Requires very good controller execution
1 to 4 players
Animal Crossing Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Animal Crossing New Horizons
Excellent game
Easy
Request to repeat the same actions very often
Mario Odyssey Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Super Mario Odyssey
Excellent game
Progressive difficulty
Requires 3D travel
1 player
Mario Golf Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Mario Golf Super Rush
Good game
Not enough content
Not interesting
1 to 4 players
Just Dance 2021 Switch Guide Screen Sharing
Just Dance 2022 / 2021 / 2020….
Good game
Requires additional subscription
1 to 6 players
Clubhouse 51 Games Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Clubhouse 51 Games Worldwide classics
Very good games
Multiple difficulty modes
Few 4-player games.
1 to 4 players
Fire Emblem Three Houses Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Fire Emblem Three Houses
Excellent game
Very long
Difficult
1 player
Minecraft Guide Switch Screen Sharing

Minecraft
Excellent game

Progressive difficulty
1 to 4 players
Donkey Kong Country Freeze Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze
Excellent game
Very difficult
1-2 players
Crash 4 Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Crash Bandicoot 4 It’s about time
Excellent game
Very difficult
1 player
Pokemon Sword Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Pokemon Sword
Very good game
Quite repetitive
1 player
Minecraft Dungeons Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Minecraft Dungeons
Good game
Progressive difficulty
1 to 4 players
Luigi Mansion 3 Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Luigi’s Mansion 3
Good game
A little too long and repetitive
Quite difficult
1 to 8 players
Mario Tennis Aces Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Mario Tennis Aces
Good game
Quite difficult to handle

For Adults 18 years and over

Doom Eternal Guide Switch Screen Sharing
Doom Eternal
Excellent game
Quite difficult to handle and finish despite the different difficulty modes
The game looks better on other consoles and computer
1 player

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