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Keep your eye on this page on the Amazon website if you want to get your hands on a Nintendo Switch anytime soon. You can snag one right now if you want to pay a premium (just make sure you choose a reputable seller with plenty of positive feedback), or you can hang tight because stock is constantly coming and going. Once you get your Switch though, you’ll quickly realize a small problem: There aren’t very many good games out right now.
You’ll obviously want to pick up a copy of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, which is fantastic, and there are a handful of other games that aren’t too bad. But do yourself a favor and save some money on the five hottest games coming to the Switch this year by pre-ordering them on Amazon right now. As long as you’re a Prime member (get a free 30-day trial here) you’ll save 20% on each title.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
- Hit the road with the definitive version of Mario Kart 8 and play anytime, anywhere! Race your friends or battle them in a revised battle mode on new and returning battle courses.
- Play locally in up to 4-player multiplayer in 1080p while playing in TV Mode. Every track from the Wii U version, including DLC, makes a glorious return.
- Plus, the Inklings appear as all-new guest characters, along with returning favorites, such as King Boo, Dry Bones, and Bowser Jr.!
Super Mario Odyssey
- Mario embarks on a new journey through unknown worlds, running and jumping through huge 3D worlds in the first sandbox-style Mario game since Super Mario 64 and Super Mario Sunshine. Set sail between expansive worlds aboard an airship, and perform all-new actions, such as throwing Mario’s cap.
- Get hyped for the sequel to the hit game about splatting ink and claiming turf, as the squid-like Inklings return in a colorful and chaotic 4 vs. 4 action shooter. For the first time, take Turf War battles on-the-go via local multiplayer in portable play styles. You can also compete in frenetic online matches like before. Two years have passed since the release of Splatoon, and two years have also passed in the game world, leading to an evolution in fashion trends and new styles of weapons and gear. Staying fresh never looked so good.
Minecraft: Story Mode – The Complete Adventure
- Created by award-winning adventure game powerhouse Telltale Games, in partnership with Minecraft creators, Mojang.
- You will drive the story through the decisions you make: what you say to people (and how you say it), and what you choose to do in moments of thrilling action will make this YOUR story.
- All eight episodes in the series on one disc for the first time, all five episodes of Season One and all three episodes of the Adventure Pass.
- Fight via simple motion and button controls
- Select from a variety of fighters
- Fight in arenas with unique obstacles
- Choose your arms carefully
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