Most of us don’t have time to play games on our TVs. The Nintendo Switch plays games on your TV just like any other console, but it has an interesting twist. When you are on the go, it’s let’s you pick up the tablet from the dock and continue playing anywhere. That means you can play your favorite Nintendo games just about anywhere.
Looking for a cheaper alternative to the Switch? If you don’t plan on connecting your Switch to a TV, then the Switch Lite is worth considering. It only supports handheld mode games and is lighter and smaller than the original Switch, making it perfect for on-the-go gaming. The best part? Now you can play all the great compatible Switch games at a more affordable price point. Choose from a variety of different colors, including the special Pokemon design.
Dress up your Nintendo Switch and protect it with this fun pastel pink skin. It comes in several color variations but our favorite is pastel pink. The best part? Your Nintendo Switch is completely dockable.
Animal Crossing is one of the most popular Nintendo Switch games ever. This console skin is a fun way to add a colorful flair to your Nintendo Switch. It attaches to the screen, joycons, thumb grips, and dock.
Now this is stuff of gaming dreams! Blending physical RC karts, mixed reality, and digital gameplay, Mario Kart Live lets you play Mario Kart in real life! It transforms your living room into a race track with a first-person view of the action. Map out a variety of courses with physical gates and steer your kart with your Switch. What’s cool? The physical karts respond to boosts, hits, and other in-game effects. Race against Koopalings or with up to 4 karts — each player needs their own console, game, and kart. It seamlessly blends the digital game world with the real world to deliver an innovative, immersive, and interactive experience. The only thing not included is a large living space.
The next generation of gaming is here! With real-time ray tracing support, 3D audio, and haptic feedback, Sony promises to take you to new worlds. Available in two different options, the PlayStation 5 features a lightning-fast SSD drive that promises to virtually eliminate load times. Most importantly, it offers a compelling launch lineup. Play has no limits.
Microsoft’s next-gen console, Xbox Series X, is the world’s most powerful console with 12 teraflops of power and an all-new fast processor and GPU. It’s 2 times more powerful than Xbox One X and blows away the Xbox One and PS4. In addition to its strong library of exclusive games like Halo Infinity, Forza Motorsport, and more, backward compatibility is another key differentiator. Loyal Xbox fans will appreciate that it plays thousands of games across Xbox One, Xbox 360, and even the original Xbox.
The Oculus Quest 2 is faster, lighter, and more powerful than its predecessor. The VR headset and controllers have been redesigned. The biggest improvement is the faster image refresh rate with enhanced clarity to provide a more immersive experience with more realistic-looking VR games. It delivers 50 percent more pixels than the Quest. With a lighter design, you can enjoy longer VR gaming sessions without discomfort. Like its predecessor, it’s wireless and self-contained, meaning it doesn’t require a high-end PC system to run. With backward compatibility, you can explore a range of old favorites and new titles. Look for multiple versions of the headset.
Retro gaming is all the rage nowadays! The Genesis Mini arrives on the scene September 19th and does what Nintendon’t! Everything is included to plug-and-play right out of the box. The best part? You won’t need any cartridges, as 40 legendary Sega Genesis titles are preloaded. Play classics like Sonic The Hedgehog, Altered Beast, and so much more! Relive the glory days of gaming with the return of the beloved 16-bit Genesis now in miniature form.
One of the best things about the Nintendo Switch’s design is the Joy-Cons. Because the Joy-Cons are detachable, you simply need to remove them and you can have some multiplayer fun. You can pick up an extra pair, if you want to play 4 players in your favorite Nintendo Switch game. They come in the cutest colors so it’s even fun to collect different colors.
There aren’t too many aesthetically pleasing gaming headset but the Razer Kraken delivers. Available in different colors, the Razer Kraken Headset is the perfect headset because it works with the Playstation 4, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, and even PC. The large ear cups keep your ears comfortable after hours of gaming. Gamers will love the retractable microphone. It comes in several models but our favorite is the Quartz color. For an even cuter look, it’s available with cat ears.
Have you ever felt that playing the Nintendo Switch in handheld mode isn’t comfortable? This grip case cover provides extended grips that provide for a more ergonomic and natural position. Finally, you can play Smash Brothers all day long without getting cramps in your hands after a few minutes.
There’s nothing worse than having Joy-Cons that aren’t fully charged. You can dock them on the side of the Nintendo Switch dock, but this charging stand makes it so much easier. No more charging only 2 joycons at a time. You can charge up to 4 joycons at the same time and even charge a pro controller. It makes it easy to have your controllers ready to go when you want to play a multiplayer brawl in Smash Brothers.
Have you ever wanted to take the Switch on the road but still be able to connect it to a TV without lugging around the dock? The covert dock is a pocket sized dock that you can carry around in your pocket. Ten times smaller than the Switch dock, the docktakes all the functionality of the regular dock and puts it into a power brick. If you love traveling with your Nintendo Switch, it deserves a place in your travel bag.
Social distancing has gotten a lot easier. Now that we are inside, there is no game bigger than Animal Crossing New Horizon. Humans are social and need to interact with each other. If we can’t do that in real life, Animal Crossing is the perfect simulation. In the start of the game, you start of on a deserted island but soon you will find yourself socializing with your new animal friends. You can even invite friends to your island and go exploring together.
Who doesn’t love the Sims? The game is so addictive. The only problem? You would play this game all the time.
What if you mixed an RPG with exercise? Imagine you are a hero who makes your way through levels fighting monsters. This might sound like a role playing game. The difference? Instead of using pressing buttons, you exercise through the game using a Pilates ring. To attach, you’ll squat, do yoga, and sprint. It’s never been so fun to sweat.
There is nothing that gets you moving like the latest Just Dance game. Gamers will get into the groove and their heart pumping with over 40 of the hottest tracks from artists like Ariana Grande to Blank Pink. The game will have you breaking a sweat as players can even monitor the calories burned during their dance workouts.
From the makers of Overcooked, Moving Out is a fun, unconventional co-op game for up to 4 players. You’ll be working together with friends to plan and execute a move. The game presents a journey of many unconventional moves. The concept is simple: move furniture, appliances, and more into a moving truck. You’ll have to think critically and creatively about the best way to move items like a refrigerator or couch.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate feels like a museum designed to celebrate itself. The game boasts every playable character in the series’ history plus a couple new ones for over 65 characters in its roster. Ridley will finally make his way into the game after popular demand and even Snake will be making a return. There will be a mix of old and new levels. Featuring perfect shields, a short hop, and the return of directional air dodges, it’s aiming to be a robust competitive experience. Fans can expect a faster, more technical game than ever.
The latest Zelda game is one of the freshest games of the year. Nintendo has gone back to the roots of the series and given us one of the finest open world games in recent memory. Instead of going in a linear path, the game gives players the freedom to go anywhere. Every player will discover their own path through the rich landscape to save the kingdom of Hyrule.
Nintendo has taken the best Mario Kart game and made it even better on the Nintendo Switch. It still features the same great courses from the Wii U game, but the biggest change is the full fledged battle mode. Each of the battle courses is beautifully laid out to maximize the fun. With 5 different battle modes, this game is sure to be the ultimate party game for friends and family.
In celebration of Mario’s 35th anniversary, Super Mario 3D All-Stars remasters 3 of the greatest 3D Super Mario games of all-time in one limited-edition compilation in physical or digital form. It marks the first time you can play all games in HD. This collection includes Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, and Super Mario Galaxy.
While not a completely new Zelda game, Zelda: Link’s Awakening is a 2D reimagining of the classic Game Boy Zelda game. It features a top-down 2D perspective and traditional Zelda gameplay and retains the classic feel and personality of the original. The revamped cartoony graphical style looks absolutely gorgoeus.
Get ready to create the Super Mario courses of your dreams in Super Mario Maker 2, exclusive to Nintendo Switch. With new tools, challenges, modes, themes, sound effects, and near limitless combinations, let your imagination run wild. You get the creative freedom to choose exactly what enemies you want, where you want them, and if there are secret rooms. The game offers several themes, including Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Mario World, and now even Super Mario 3D World.
Luigi’s Mansion 3 heads to a haunted hotel with multiple levels of fun with a variety of themes. Luigi’s latest game introduces a slew of new Poltergust upgrades like the slam function, suction shot, and burst to help you on your adventure. We love the freedom you now have to freely explore the levels. Gooigi, a Luigi made of goo, is back and allows you to slip through metal fences and walk on spikes. There’s even co-op, 8-player multiplayer, and a mode where you have to defeat all ghosts before time runs out. Expect a ton of traps and mysteries to unravel.
Super Mario Party is headed to Nintendo Switch. The game will feature fun mini games and new boards to keep things interesting and competitive. What’s cool? There’s an innovative new system allowing you to pair two Switches to play certain games. The game will feature online play as well as leaderboards. Get your friends together for some great party fun!
In Pikmin 3 Deluxe, you’ve crashed landed on a mysterious island with mystery creatures called Pikmin. You’ll have to lead the charge with 5 different types of Pikmin at your disposal in this real-time strategy game. You’ll solve puzzles, fight bosses, and have to overcome other obstacles with your Pikmin. What’s new? It features new side-story missions, you can play story mode with a friend, and it has all DLC stages from the original.
While it is a few years old, Minecraft is still a phenomenon. There is no right way to play the game. It’s like an open box of Legos, giving you the freedom to use your creativity. You can build anything you want from huge towns to tall sky scrapers. The only limit is your imagination.
Minecraft Dungeons offers a more combat-driven, dungeon crawling experience like Diablo with a focus on exploration, adventure, and loot. Dungeons are procedurally generated with a dozen or so differently themed areas. It marks the return of the joys of local multiplayer gaming we haven’t seen since the N64 days. As a 4-player co-op action RPG, it’s perfect for playing with family and friends.
Pokemon Sword & Shield will feature the biggest maps in a Pokemon game. While Sword & Shield won’t feature the national Pokedex, there will be over 800 Pokemon featured in the game. A number of new Pokemon will be featured. The game will have a balanced battle system that allows all Pokemon to shine. The new Dynamax mechanic sounds cool and the Max Raid Battles pit four players against a powerful giant Pokemon.
Nintendo Labo allows gamers to create cardboard objects, using the Nintendo Switch as the brains of their creations. It’s all part of a push to get people interested in science and engineering. There are several different kit out already including a Variety, Robo, and Vehicle kit. This is the VR Kit that let’s you create VR Googles out of cardboard.
If your teenagerloves to blow stuff up, she will love the latest Call Of Duty game. These games come out every year and each one is just as fun as the last. The latest Call of Duty delves into the horrors of war from a a new perspective. It showcases the brutality and horror of war in a mature experience unlike anything before. The game is full of non stop violence, action, and intrigue.
Microsoft has introduced Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. This membership combines Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass for one low monthly price. Compared to the individual services, this combined service saves you money. Xbox Live allows players to play online, while Xbox Game Pass gives you access to over 100 high-quality games on Xbox One and Windows 10. Discover your next favorite game!
If you don’t know what games to get your gamer and they have the PlayStation, get them a PlayStation Plus Membership. Not only does it let them play multiplayer games online, Sony gives out at least 2 free PS4 games each month. And who doesn’t love free games?
Nintendo has a new dedicated online service that is for the Nintendo Switch. In order to play against friends, you will need a Nintendo Switch Online Membership. The service launches in September 2018 and also gives you access to a few NES titles every month. The best part? It is way cheaper than the Playstation and Xbox. There is even a family play that supports up to 8 people.