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The Best Nintendo Switch Games For Girls

Updated November 13, 2020 2.7k votes 649 voters 60.8k views46 items

Wondering what are the best Nintendo Switch games for girls? While women 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 includes both popular and lesser-known titles for gamers 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.

Other popular titles like Gris and Celeste are fun platformers most girls are sure to enjoy, and if you just need to get up and move, there's always hits like Just Dance, which challenges players with their best dance moves.

Vote up all the best Nintendo Switch games for girls.


  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons1

    Genres (Video game)Social simulation, real-life simulation

    As in previous installments in the Animal Crossing series, New Horizons is a nonlinear life...  more
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  • Super Mario Party2

    Genres (Video game)Party

    Super Mario Party is a party video game developed by NDcube and published by Nintendo. An...  more
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  • Super Mario Odyssey3

    Genres (Video game)Platform, action-adventure

    Super Mario Odyssey is a 2017 3D platform video game developed and published by Nintendo for...  more
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  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild4

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure

    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is an action-adventure game developed and published by...  more
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    Genres (Video game)Simulation, role-playing

    Stardew Valley is an indie farming simulation role-playing video game developed by Eric...  more
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  • Kirby Star Allies6

    Genres (Video game)Platformer

    Kirby Star Allies is a platform game developed by HAL Laboratory and published by Nintendo as...  more
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    Genres (Video game)Open world, Action game, Sandbox

    Minecraft is a sandbox independent video game originally created by Swedish programmer Markus...  more
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  • Just Dance 20208

    Genres (Video game)Music

    Just Dance 2020 is a dance rhythm game developed by Ubisoft. It was unveiled on June 10, 2019,...  more
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    Genres (Video game)Fighting

    Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is a fighting video game developed by Bandai Namco Studios and Sora...  more
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  • Gris10



    Genres (Video game)Platform-adventure

    Gris is an indie adventure-platformer game developed by Nomada Studio and published by...  more
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  • Yoshi's Crafted World11

    Genres (Video game)Platform, side-scrolling

    Yoshi's Crafted World is a side-scrolling platform video game developed by Good-Feel and...  more
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    Genres (Video game)Simulation

    Overcooked 2 is a cooperative cooking simulation video game developed by Ghost Town Games and...  more
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  • Yono and the Celestial Elephants13

    Genres (Video game)Indie

    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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    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure, Metroidvania

    Hollow Knight is a Metroidvania video game developed and published by Australian studio Team...  more
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    Genres (Video game)Third-person shooter

    Splatoon 2 is a 2017 team-based third-person shooter video game developed and published by...  more
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  • Dragon Quest Builders16

    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing, sandbox

    Dragon Quest Builders is a sandbox action role-playing game developed and published by Square...  more
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    Genres (Video game)Platform

    Celeste is a platforming video game by Canadian video game developers Matt Thorson and Noel...  more
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    Genres (Video game)Farm simulation, role-playing

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    Genres (Video game)Role-playing

    Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings is a role-playing video...  more
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    Genres (Video game)Platform

    Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is a platform video game compilation developed by Vicarious...  more
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    Genres (Video game)Role-playing

    Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee! are role-playing video games...  more
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    Genres (Video game)Puzzle

    Snipperclips: Cut It Out, Together! is a puzzle video game developed by SFB Games and...  more
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  • Paper Mario: The Origami King23

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure, Role-playing video game

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  • Octopath Traveler24

    Genres (Video game)Role-playing

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    Genres (Video game)Platform, Metroidvania

    Shantae and the Seven Sirens is a platform game developed by WayForward. It is the fifth game...  more
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