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3 Hidden Gems For The Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is home to a wide variety of outstanding games ranging from Nintendo’s first-party offerings like Mario Kart 8 and Animal Crossing New Horizons, to a plethora of third-party titles.

With such a vast library, it’s easy to miss out on many fun games. So, here are three hidden gems available for the Nintendo Switch:

Vitamin Connection

Vitamin Connection - Launch Trailer - Nintendo Switchyoutu.be

Offering a unique co-op experience, Vitamin Connection tasks two players with piloting a capsule-sized ship to rescue members of the Sable family — including the dog and even their television! — by defeating an assortment of naughty bacteria and increasingly wacky predicaments.

Each player uses one Joy Con controller to command specific elements of the ship, like its bacteria-busting Vitamin Beam or steering. Twist and turn through bright, maze-like environments and zap down those foes.

Three cleverly-designed minigames are included in each level, leveraging offbeat Joy Con features like the IR Sensor. The cherry on top is Vitamin Connection’s art style — a colorful world full of comical characters and a cartoon art style that is full of laughs and smiles.

As Vitamin Connection’s title screen says, it’s the bacteria-busting game for one or two, or just for you!

Pumpkin Jack

Pumpkin Jack - Launch Trailer - Nintendo Switchyoutu.be

Looking for the perfect game to play during the Halloween season? Look no further than Pumpkin Jack, a spooky 3D platformer. This epic adventure has you play the Mythical Pumpkin Lord, Jack. Jack’s a fallen trickster reincarnated as a pumpkin who must defeat a crooked wizard masquerading as the hero.

Each level concludes with a challenging boss which gives Jack a new weapon, like a scythe, shotgun, and even a talkative sword. You can complete the entire game in one weekend — taking around 4-6 hours to reach the credits — making Pumpkin Jack ideal for a much-needed spooky romp!

WarioWare: Get It Together!

WarioWare: Get It Together! - Overview Trailer - Nintendo Switchyoutu.be

Another overlooked Nintendo-game on the Switch is WarioWare: Get It Together! It offers countless hours of singleplayer AND multiplayer replayability.

Jump aboard and help Wario and friends play their way out of a microworld by taking on over 200 madcap microgames in Story mode. Then unlock more modes for even more fun!

As with most WarioWare titles, the player is tasked with completing seconds-long microgames in quick succession which range from silly to downright weird. Unclog a drain, defend the planet from aliens, or rock a baby to sleep all in mere seconds.

The variety of the characters combined their individual abilities in co-op results in a crazy, fun, and frantic experience as players aim to rack up a high score. Crank up the rowdy with 4-player party modes — plus even more surprises — and you have a party game you’ll love more than Wario loves money!

You and your friends will have plenty of side-splitting fun with these hidden gems on Nintendo Switch. Looking for more undiscovered treasures on the system? Just ask your friends and family, they’re sure to have fantastic suggestions!

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