Last Updated on April 20, 2022 by Danielle
The Nintendo Switch has been upgraded with a larger, beautiful 7-inch OLED screen that makes games pop with vibrant colors and sharp contrast. The screen is bright and looks great from a wide range of viewing angles. While there are no CPU or RAM upgrades, it features 64GB internal storage (double the original), enhanced audio, dock with wired LAN port, and an improved wider kickstand. Choose from 2 color variations. The OLED model is an impressive upgrade that revitalizes older Switch titles.
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury delivers 2 full games in 1. At its core, it’s a love letter to Mario’s past and future. It features the same great co-op gameplay, creative and colorful levels, and power-ups as the original, but now characters move faster and the dash ability powers up more quickly. You can play locally or online with up to 3 players. In Bowser’s Fury, team up with Bowser Jr. and explore a seamless open-world in this short but spectacular action-packed standalone adventure. Bowser’s Fury should serve as a template for future Nintendo projects. Overall, it’s the best Mario on Switch since Odyssey, perfectly blending the 2D and 3D Mario gameplay.
Originally created for the Wii, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is now remastered in HD for the Switch. It has never looked better! In addition to standard button controls, the game will support motion controls for the sword and shield as in the original. It can be played on your TV or in handheld mode. Discover the origins of the Legend of Zelda. In fact, it shares many similar elements as Breath of the Wild. If you enjoyed that game, you’re likely to enjoy this one.
Pokemon fans have waited over two decades for a true sequel to Pokemon Snap. Finally, a new Pokemon Snap hits the Switch and fans are going crazy. The cult classic is an all-new adventure inspired by the classic N64 game. Grab your camera and get ready to snap pics of Pokemon while exploring beautiful islands. The game features creatures from multiple generations.
Mario Party Superstars is the latest entry in the popular franchise featuring 5 classic boards, like Space Land and Peach’s Birthday Cake, from across the Mario Party franchise and 100 mini games with revamped visuals. You can even play online with your friends. Invite some friends over and let’s get this party started! It’s perfect for game nights and family get-togethers.
Mario Golf: Super Rush is an easy to pickup-and-play game featuring several gameplay modes: Speed Golf, Battle Golf, and Adventure Golf. The game features a roster of 16 characters — each of which has its own Special Shot. While it may be easy to pickup and play, the game does offer more depth with curve shots, spin shots, and strategy. Interestingly, the game will also support motion controls for those who like to really get into the game and feel like their out on the green. Play with up to 4 players locally or online. Gain experience points as you play the game, and allocate them among Power, Speed, Stamina, Control, and Spin. Ready. Set. Swing!
Got a ROBLOX obsessed fan? Available in in $10, $25, or $50 varieties, these ROBLOX gift cards make the perfect gift for your ROBLOX fan. These digital cards are compatible with PC or Mac and allow fans to access a wide library of gear, collectibles, and virtual items to use in the game. In Roblox you make the game! Let their imaginations run wild with this extremely popular kids’ game!
Nintendo is changing the video game industry with its revolutionary new console. Sure, you can play it on your big screen TV, but when you pop the tablet out of the dock, you can take it anywhere with you. The best part? You don’t have to stay home if you want to play video games. Plus, it’s the only place to play Nintendo video games.
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.
Never worry about breaking things or stabbing others with your controllers with this VR mat. The Proxy mat provides a defined area for your virtual adventures. The markers on the pad let you know where you are so you never have to worry about bumping a table or hurting somebody.
An arcade that can play more than one game? Imagine buillding and owning your own arcade cabinet of your favorite retro game. That’s exactly what you get with this cabinet. Relive the glory days of arcade gaming and engage in classic gaming in the pleasure of your home. The best part? No quarters are required, so play on! THe arcade comes loaded with 11 games but you can purchase additional games.
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.
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.
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. Girls 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.
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.
Nintendo has created its most ambitious Zelda game to date. While the game still follows in the same lineage as the previous Zelda game, Nintendo has crafted one of the best worlds in a video game. The biggest change? The game now features a massive open world that offers freedom like never before. You are no longer tied to doing things in a certain order and can approach things how you choose. You cook, solve puzzles, and take down baddies as your try to restore peace to Hyrule. It’s a game that is impossible not to get lost in.
In Mario Kart 8, players race around tracks throwing bananas, red turtles, and green turtles at each other to win the race. Based on the previous games in the series, Nintendo has made several improvements to the game including more tracks and a new battle mode. It is now probably the most fun you could have with a Mario Kart game.
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.
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.
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.
If your teenage girl loves 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.