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Which switch game should we get?
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Posted 25 November 2019 - 07:08 AM
Ds is getting a switch for Christmas. I know he’s excited about the Pokémon sword and shield thing but that is two games, and I don’t really want to spend $150 on top of the cost of the unit itself right now. I could see that as his birthday present in February though.
So which game is likely to lead to most Christmas and after joy for a 9 year old boy, who spends his time playing roblox and Minecraft?
I know you can get Minecraft for it, but I don’t want to do that.
Posted 25 November 2019 - 07:37 AM
You can get Pokemon Sword and Shield separately, so get one for Christmas and one for his Birthday?
Otherwise, games my 11 year old loves-
Super Smash Bros Ultimate
Super Mario Odyssey
Harry Potter Lego game
He's getting Pokemon Shield for Christmas, so I can't comment on what that's like yet.
Posted 25 November 2019 - 07:39 AM
Don't get Sword and Shield as it is the exact same game with only a few characters different between them. Anything in the Lego or Mario series usually go down well with our almost 9 year old who is obsessed with Minecraft. Mario Odyssey is a good game, about a year old now and can be picked up for $60 odd.
Posted 29 November 2019 - 09:28 PM
Erm... I confess an embarrassingly high level of ignorance. Will check with DS/DH in the morning, I don’t know the details!
You can upload your creations, download other peoples etc.
I have watched a lot of videos reviews etc.
Posted 29 November 2019 - 10:06 PM
My girls love any of the Mario games or Zelda.
I think BOTW is M rated because of some violence but I let my almost 9yo play it with supervision and she loved it. We didn't get heaps far into it so I cant guarantee it doesn't get more violent but what we played wasn't really.
Theres a current new Zelda aimed at kids could be worth looking into.
Splatoon is awesome and you can play as an adventure game without the online but I think you cant do battles without it.
I don't think you could go wrong with mariokart
Theres also pokemon lets go but I don't know how different they are to sword or shield. We have the demo which they like.
I may have just bought Fifa20 for myself in the sales
Posted 30 November 2019 - 10:01 AM
I am so sick of thinking about this.
So, I have landed on Odyssey and super bros deluxe. Thank you do much for your help.
There is also a puzzle game called Snipperclips which I thought looked like a lot of fun especially for family cooperation games.
Pokémon sword is excellent and such a long game plus lots of post game activities on it. Good value compared to most games. You just get sword or shield, not both.
I think I will let him pick which for his birthday in feb. by then he will know he has one and can be watching all these reviews himself.
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