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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Disney Dreamlight Valley

age 5+

Fantasy open-world game brings a new age of Disney to life.

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Gigantosaurus

age 5+

Charming, smile-worthy adventure for young players.

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Kirby's Dream Buffet

age 5+

Cute, competitive party game is fun for the whole family.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch (2022)
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BoxBoy! + BoxGirl!

age 6+

Think outside the box with this charming, fun puzzler.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch (2019)
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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

age 6+

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

age 6+

Simple, fun endless runner has console/mobile competition.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch (2018)
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Super Mario Maker 2

age 6+

Fun, accessible editing tools expose kids to game design.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch (2019)
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Trivial Pursuit Live! 2

age 6+

Digital board game modernizes trivia with new features.

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons

age 7+

The island life is idyllic in this latest adventure sim.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch (2020)
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Klonoa Phantasy Reverie Series

age 7+

Two games with enjoyable level design and cute characters.

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

age 7+

Family-friendly racer gets large update with bonus content.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch (2017)
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American Ninja Warrior Challenge

age 8+

Show-inspired arcade game is fun for "Ninja Warrior" fans.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One (2019)
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Astro Bears

age 8+

Bears in space need friends to reach their full potential.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch (2019)
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BAFL - Brakes Are for Losers

age 8+

Simple arcade racer with cartoony crashes fun for all ages.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows (2018)
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BurgerTime Party!

age 8+

Updated arcade classic is a well-done recipe for fun.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch (2019)
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Crayola Scoot

age 8+

Scooter game with kid-friendly action, shallow gameplay.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One (2018)
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Good Job!

age 8+

Office-themed puzzler rewards creative and logical thinking.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch (2020)
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Harvest Moon: Mad Dash

age 8+

Solo/co-op puzzler emphasizes speed over strategy.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 (2019)
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Human: Fall Flat

age 7+

Bumbling puzzler excels at inspiring laughs, frustration.

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Pokemon Legends: Arceus

age 7+

Deep lore and new objectives refresh this series' formula.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch (2022)
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