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The 10 Best Nintendo Switch Games For Kids & Families

Family game night is an excellent opportunity for family bonding. There isn't a more suitable platform for kid and family games than the Nintendo Switch. The console's target audience is people of all ages. Kids and families will relish these Switch games because of their inclusiveness and replayability.

According to idtech.com, "The main study, conducted at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and Charité University Medicine St. Hedwig-Krankenhaus in Berlin, Germany, found that playing video increases grey matter (basically, the size of your brain)." There you have it; playing video games is a healthy activity. These are the 10 best Nintendo Switch games for kids and families.

10 Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition

As the second-highest (possibly the highest) selling game of all time, Minecraft is the ideal video game for children and families. It's a game that offers 4-player split-screen and furthermore, players can be added to a world online.

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Some consider Minecraft to be the most popular game of all time, but when dealing with numbers in the hundreds of millions, there can be differences in estimates. Regardless of its sales, Minecraft is an enjoyable game that has content beyond simply building creations. It is a survival game that never fails to surprise. You don't have to be an expert builder, just someone with a positive attitude to enjoy Minecraft.

9 Super Mario Party

There may not be a more ideal game for families to play. As a game that offers 4-player split-screen, Super Mario Party is explosive fun till the end. Instead of playing Scrabble or Settlers of Catan for family board game night, try Super Mario Party. It's a jovial board video game that is packed full of 80 delightful mini-games fit for the whole family. Mini-games can be repetitive at times, and not every mini-game is enjoyable, yet there are few better local-multiplayer options on the Nintendo Switch than Super Mario Party.

8 Rocket League

A popular esports game is a highly enjoyable vehicular soccer game suitable for the whole family. Rocket League supports both online and local multiplayer and provides outstanding value for its price. Perhaps all that time playing Rocket League could lead to a career in esports. Rocket League is unique and is a widely popular vehicular soccer game that pits teams in matches of 1v1, 2v2, and 3v3. The amount of replayability for Rocket League is seemingly endless. You won't regret picking up Rocket League today!

7 The Jackbox Party Pack 4

In the mood for a trivia game? The Jackbox Party Pack 4 is that and so much more. Containing a wonderful selection of whimsical games, The Jackbox Party Pack 4 can support up to 16 players, but the majority of the games in the collection support up to 8 players. Being able to play online with friends and family from across the world makes The Jackbox Party Pack 4 an exceptional party game. So, what are you waiting for? Pick up your copy of The Jackbox Party Pack 4!

6 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Although initially released for the Wii U, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is a comprehensive package including all of the DLC and base content of the highly-acclaimed Mario Kart 8. Being able to play 4-player split-screen races is a reason to buy Mario Kart 8 Deluxe as soon as possible. For a family-fun game, there are few options more suitable. Catch-up through better item rolls ensures less skilled players have a fighting chance at races, and the game's numerous maps and Battle mode makes Mario Kart 8 Deluxe a long-lasting game.

5 Tetris 99

There is a reason why Tetris is regarded as the highest-selling game of all time. Tetris 99 has stood the test of time and continues to grow in sales It is exceedingly fun and challenging. Tetris can be played by people of all ages. There isn't a lot of requirements for Tetris 99, only your concentration and sleight of hand.

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This addictingly fun tile-matching puzzle game was invented by a Soviet Russian game designer named "Alexey Leonidovich Pajitnov." Tetris 99 is a free-to-play game that makes up to 99 online players face-off in a game of Tetris.

4 Just Dance 2019

Dance family game night away by playing Just Dance 2019. Just Dance 2019 contains a collection of recognizable songs such as "New Rules" by Dua Lipa, "OMG" by Snoop Dogg, "Work Work" by Britney Spears, and "Sugar" by Maroon 5. It is recommended to use the Joy-Con bands to prevent it from slipping out of your hand. The last thing you would want to do is spoil family game night by damaging your television. Just Dance 2019 is the best way to play a dance rhythm game on the Nintendo Switch.

3 Monopoly For Nintendo Switch

It's a nostalgic Monopoly game at its best. With lots of detail and less cleanup required, Monopoly for Nintendo Switch is as good as Monopoly gets. Although Monopoly is an enjoyable pastime board game, adding different themed boards such a Nintendo, The Simpsons, Game of Thrones, or the Avengers could have made Monopoly for Nintendo Switch stand out from other Monopoly games. Monopoly for Nintendo Switch squanders its potential by not taking chances. Still, with online support, Monopoly for Nintendo Switch could provide hours of fun.

2 Kirby Star Allies

We love Kirby Star Allies because it is 4-player. Games like Kirby Star Allies are meant to be played with friends and family. The difficulty level of this game is average, which is why it can be played by just about anyone.

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As a 2.5 D game, Kirby Star Allies is one of the highest selling games on Nintendo Switch. Although it can be played through single-player, the game is easier and funner through co-op multiplayer. Defeating Kirby's foes such as Meta Knight and King Dende is a blast in Kirby Star Allies.

1 Arms

As one of the few games developed by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch, Arms is enjoyment that is suitable for the whole family. The ability to intuitively use motion controls makes Arms excel as a fighting game. Arms is a Nintendo Switch game that supports online multiplayer. Think of Arms as like a boxing game if the ring was bigger and each fighter had an extended reach. With a variety of controls including dash, grab, and left and right punch, Arms is beyond boxing.

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