Super Mario Party
Super Mario Party is possibly the best game in the series, and it has loads of brand new game modes and stages exclusive to this version. If you don’t feel comfortable going around a game board solo, you can team up with friends, or alternatively you could have the whole family work together to sail a raft downstream.
Everyone is sure to enjoy this excellent party game.
Genre: Multiplayer, Simulation
If any of your cousins have this game, they can join you, working together on your farm. As it’s your farm, you can direct and boss them around, meaning that you have complete control over what you are playing and how!
Untitled Goose Game
Want to play a game where you can be just as annoying as the people around you? Untitled Goose Game allows you to be a complete jerk, all while rewarding you for it!
Start solving puzzles by being an annoying goose, in hopes of unlocking new areas and annoying the heck out of the farmer near you. It’s a great distraction from your family, and one that can be easily picked up and played.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Show off your racing talent, jump into the battle modes, and blow away the competition. Everyone can involved with the accessibility options, and everyone is sure to smile while playing. It really doesn’t get much better than this.
When you want to share the joy at Christmas, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the perfect choice. And yes, I realise this list of five Switch games has two games with Mario in the title included. He’s a strong choice, honestly.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Genre: Casual, Simulation
You can visit your family’s farms, show your friends around yours, and possible even trade recipes if you have any spare. It’s a great game to share with your family – and you’ll still be able to take part in more celebrations!