Nintendo consoles have always been known as the family-friendly platform, filled with parent- and child-approved mascots like Mario, Link, Kirby, and Samus. With the Switch, Nintendo has merged its console and handheld markets, offering games that can be played both on the TV and in the palms of our hands. And more so than previous generations, the Switch has robust third-party support, significantly expanding the library to appeal to players of all ages. If you recently purchased a Nintendo Switch or Switch Lite for your children, you may be wondering which Switch games are both fun and age-appropriate. We’ve rounded up over 30 of the best Nintendo Switch games for kids–and chances are, you’ll like playing them, too.
Our list contains the obvious standouts–Super Mario, The Legend of Zelda, Pokemon, etc.–but also some games that might not be on your radar. Games of all different genres are represented, too, and many of these Nintendo Switch games have co-op or multiplayer so you can tag along with your little ones.