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The Best Nintendo Switch Games For Girls 

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Updated March 30, 2020 969 votes 319 voters 30.5k views 30 items

Wondering what are the best Nintendo Switch games for girls? While girls while long been neglected in the gaming marketplace, more and more developers are releasing titles to cater to girls of all ages. From puzzle platformers to classic RPGs, this list of Switch games for girls also includes both popular and lesser-known titles for girls of all ages.

Games like Super Mario Party and Animal Crossing: New Horizons are great titles for every age, while Octopath Traveler, Kirby Star Allies, Hollow Knight, and Celeste are also great and fun options. And then there are classics like Mario Kart and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, which was voted one of the greatest games of the decade.

Vote up all the best Nintendo Switch games for girls, and if there’s a great game that's not here, go ahead and add it to the list below!

 

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Animal Crossing: New Hor... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Games For Girls
As in previous installments in the Animal Crossing series, New Horizons is a nonlinear life simulation game played in real-time. The player assumes the role of a customizable character who moves ...more
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Super Mario Party is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Games For Girls
Super Mario Party is a party video game developed by NDcube and published by Nintendo. An entry in the Mario Party series, it was released for Nintendo Switch on October 5, 2018. The traditional ...more
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The Legend of Zelda: Bre... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Games For Girls
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is an action-adventure game developed and published by Nintendo, released for the Nintendo Switch and Wii U consoles on March 3, 2017. Breath of the Wild ...more

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Kirby Star Allies is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Games For Girls
Kirby Star Allies is a platform game developed by HAL Laboratory and published by Nintendo as part of the Kirby series. It was released on the Nintendo Switch worldwide on March 16, 2018. Kirby ...more

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Super Mario Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Games For Girls
Super Mario Odyssey is a 2017 3D platform video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch. An installment in the Super Mario series, the story follows Mario and Cappy, a ...more

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Super Smash Bros. Ultima... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Games For Girls
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is a fighting video game developed by Bandai Namco Studios and Sora Ltd. and published by Nintendo. It is the fifth installment in the Super Smash Bros. series, ...more

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Gris is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Games For Girls
Gris is an indie adventure-platformer game developed by Nomada Studio and published by Devolver Digital for the Nintendo Switch, macOS, and Microsoft Windows. A nameless girl wakes up in the ...more
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Celeste is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Games For Girls
Celeste is a platforming video game by Canadian video game developers Matt Thorson and Noel Berry. The game was originally created as a prototype in four days during a game jam, and later ...more
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Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Games For Girls
Minecraft is a sandbox independent video game originally created by Swedish programmer Markus "Notch" Persson and later developed and published by the Swedish company Mojang. The ...more

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Hollow Knight is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Games For Girls
Hollow Knight is a Metroidvania video game developed and published by Australian studio Team Cherry. The game was released for Microsoft Windows in February 2017, and later for macOS and Linux ...more

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Dragon Quest Builders is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Games For Girls
Dragon Quest Builders is a sandbox action role-playing game developed and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, and Nintendo Switch. The game is set in ...more
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Yono and the Celestial E... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Games For Girls


Yono and the Celestial Elephants is an adventure game where users solve puzzles, uncover treasures, and navigate an immersive world. It was developed by Neckbolt and was released in 2017.

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Octopath Traveler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Games For Girls
Octopath Traveler is a turn-based role-playing video game developed by Square Enix, in collaboration with Acquire, and published by Nintendo. n under a month after being published, the game had ...more
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Atelier Lydie & Suel... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Games For Girls
Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings is a role-playing video game developed by Gust, and originally released in Japan for the PlayStation Vita and PlayStation ...more
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Moonlighter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Games For Girls
Moonlighter is an action-RPG indie game developed by Spanish indie studio Digital Sun and released for Microsoft Windows, macOS, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on May 29, 2018. Moonlighter has the ...more
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Dragon Quest XI is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Games For Girls
Dragon Quest XI continues the gameplay of previous games in the series, in which players explore worlds and fight against various monsters, including the ability to explore high areas. The ...more

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Yoshi's Crafted World is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Games For Girls
Yoshi's Crafted World is a side-scrolling platform video game developed by Good-Feel and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch. The game is a side-scrolling platformer where 3D ...more
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The Princess Guide is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Games For Girls

Your Four Knight Princess Training Story is an action-RPG developed for the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. Gamers play as various Princess Knights as they traverse an expansive world.

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Wandersong is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Games For Girls
Wandersong is a puzzle adventure video game developed by American-Canadian indie developer Greg Lobanov. Wandersong is a side-scrolling puzzle and adventure game that uses music as a ...more
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Wonder Boy: The Dragon's... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Games For Girls
Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap is a 2017 platform action-adventure video game developed by Lizardcube and published by DotEmu. The players control an adventurer who, upon defeating the Mecha ...more
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Penny Punching Princess ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Games For Girls


Penny Punching Princess is a brawling game that takes place in a world where cash is the ultimate form of power. This action game was released for the Nintendo Switch in 2018.

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Lost Sphear is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Games For Girls
Lost Sphear is a Japanese role-playing video game developed by Tokyo RPG Factory and published by Square Enix. The game is the second to be developed by Tokyo RPG Factory, and considered a ...more
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Splatoon 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Games For Girls
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Splatoon 2 is a 2017 team-based third-person shooter video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch. Players control characters known as Inklings and use colored ink to ...more

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The Longest Five Minutes... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Games For Girls


The Longest Five Minutes is a RPG developed by Nippon Ichi Software and released on the Nintendo Switch in 2016. The Longest Five Minutes follows the traditional JRPG format with a twist.

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Valkyria Chronicles 4 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nintendo Switch Games For Girls
Valkyria Chronicles 4 is a tactical role-playing game developed and published by Sega. It was released in Japan for the PlayStation 4 in March 2018, and is scheduled to be released worldwide in ...more