Featured Deal: Nintendo Switch Pro Controller | $59 | Amazon
These are the best Nintendo Switch deals available now.
Even with summer here, it’s still prime time to find a comfy spot inside and lose yourself in a great game. Luckily, you can find some killer deals on Switch games right now, including a mix of recent and older releases.
Nintendo consistently breaks form to highlight a new way of having fun with their controllers from the motion controls of the Wii to the third hand you need to play the N64. The Switch is no different with the Joy-Con design, but sometimes you just want a regular controller. The Pro has you covered and right now it is only $59.
Just Dance 2021 | $25
The latest installment of the decade plus long series, Just Dance 2021, quietly released as the gaming world was distracted by the PlayStation 5 launch. Today, Amazon shoppers can pick it up on Switch for just $25. If nothing else, it’s a good excuse to introduce your family to Lizzo and force them to dance along to “Juice.”
Crash 4: It’s About Time | $34
Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time takes us all back to our roots with a return to 3D platforming. Amazon has Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time for $34. There are more playable characters, abilities, bosses, and worlds than ever before, so get going.
Sonic Colors Ultimate | $34
This Wii Sonic game has been ported to modern consoles. Pick up Sonic Colors Ultimate and you’ll also get a cute little baby Sonic keychain. The game and keychain bundle is $6 off over at Amazon.
The brutal and beautiful Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze is one of the best games you can play on your Nintendo Switch you can grab a physical copy from Amazon for $44 right now. If you’re looking for a fun platformer to play either solo co-op that’s a bit tougher than the latest Super Mario Brothers 2D sidescrollers, definitely give this ported Wii U title a shot. We don’t know how long this price will last, so don’t turn into a Cranky Kong if you miss out.
Perhaps the biggest surprise announcement this year was that of the upcoming Metroid game that isn’t Metroid Prime 4. Metroid Dread is available for pre-order now and releases October 8th, 2021. Pre-ordering from Walmart will get you an exclusive Metroid Dread Samus Mug. Pour yourself a little coffee and have yourself some breakfast in dread.
Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit | $70-75
Save $25 off the regular retail price for the new augmented reality, physical-meets-digital Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit, which lets you build a course around your home and then command an RC kart via your Switch. It was tough to find over the holidays, but now the Mario and Luigi version are both nicely discounted.
Super Mario Odyssey | $40
Nintendo made another all-time great with Super Mario Odyssey, a larger-scale exploration of the series’ 3D branch. It has a bit more of a sandbox feel within large, open environments that are widely varied, and feels as wondrously creative as past gems like Super Mario 64 and Super Mario Galaxy. Save $20 at Amazon.
New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe is an updated rendition of the Wii U original, delivering a classic-feeling side-scrolling Mario game with modern graphics. You can play with up to four players, plus the Switch version has extra accessibility features to help younger players start playing quickly. It’s $19 off right now.
Monster Hunter Rise | $45
One of this year’s best-reviewed Switch games, Monster Hunter Rise delivers a totally new edition of Capcom’s beloved action-adventure series, letting you team up with allies as you amass loot and take down massive beasties. Save nearly $11 off at Amazon right now.