ByMarlon McDonald, writer at Creators.co
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Marlon McDonald

Nintendo's new console has finally arrived, and Lord does it feel good in the hands. But whilst you've already dropped the cash to get The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's hilariously unnecessary case into your eager palms, it's not exactly the perfect game for fun with friends and family. Unless they're all Zelda-zealots of course.

So with that in mind, let's have a look at-

The Best Multiplayer Games For Nintendo Switch Suitable For Kids

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Best Multiplayer Games For Nintendo Switch

Super Bomberman R

  • Developer: Konami Digital Entertainment, HexaDrive
  • Publisher: Konami Digital Entertainment
  • Price: $49.99 | £49.99
  • No. of Players: Up to 8
[Credit: Konami Digital Entertainment/HexaDrive]
[Credit: Konami Digital Entertainment/HexaDrive]

Get your thirst for destruction back as that guy Bomberman explodes back into our lives in this 8-player extravaganza!

Fast RMX

  • Developer: Shin'en Multimedia
  • Publisher: Shin'en Multimedia
  • Price: $19.99 | £16.99
  • No. of Players: Up to 8
[Credit: Shin'en Multimedia]
[Credit: Shin'en Multimedia]

Springing from a land between the Wipeout and F-Zero games, Fast RMX will make your eyes bleed in sweet HD with its blistering speed and gorgeous visuals.

1-2 Switch

  • Developer: Nintendo
  • Publisher: Nintendo
  • Price: $49.99 | £39.99
  • No. of Players: 2
[Credit: Nintendo]
[Credit: Nintendo]

Nintendo Switch's infamous mini-game compendium will offer hours of crazy and kooky fun for friends and family of every and all ages.

King of Fighters '98

  • Developer: SNK
  • Publisher: SNK
  • No. of Players: 2
[Credit: SNK]
[Credit: SNK]

The King is back! Get over to Nintendo eShop and try your hand at the classic SNK beat-em-up, because nostalgia.

Metal Slug 3

  • Developer: SNK
  • Publisher: SNK
  • No. of Players: 2 player co-op
[Credit: SNK]
[Credit: SNK]

And another SNK classic comes to Nintendo's groundbreaking console in the form of Metal Slug 3, the game we all remember both fondly and with a hint of rage. It's so very hard.

Best Nintendo Switch Games For Kids

Shovel Knight

  • Developer: Yacht Club Games
  • Publisher: Yacht Club Games
  • No. of Players: 1
[Credit: Yacht Club Games]
[Credit: Yacht Club Games]

Now you can get the Wii U's smash hit, nostalgia-draped sidescroller on your hybrid console!

Vroom In The Night Sky

  • Developer: Poisoft
  • Publisher: Unknown
  • No. of Players: 1
[Credit: Poisoft]
[Credit: Poisoft]

This...eccentric title puts you in the pumps of a magical girl who basically flies around on a bike. Yes. It has to be seen to be believed.

Snipperclips: Cut It Out, Together!

  • Developer: SFB Games
  • Publisher: Nintendo
  • Price: $19.99 | £17.99
  • No. of Players: Up to 4
[Credit: SFB Games]
[Credit: SFB Games]

Arguably the second most exciting title to launch this Switchmas, this puzzler wants you to solve puzzles by cutting out shapes and trying to fit them into the corresponding spaces.

Just Dance 2017

  • Developer: Ubisoft
  • Publisher: Ubisoft
  • Price: $59.99 | £49.99
  • No. of Players: Up to 6
[Credit: Ubisoft]
[Credit: Ubisoft]

And this one is a total no-brainer if you've kids who love music and love to move!

More games will be added as they become available.

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