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Everything we’re shopping in Nintendo’s game store sale

With prices starting from just 17p, these bargains are too big to miss

Louise Whitbread
Friday 19 March 2021 13:50
<p>If you’re looking to add to your collection, there’s no better time than now</p>

If you’re looking to add to your collection, there’s no better time than now

Any avid gamer will know that buying the games themselves can quickly add up when shopping for something new to play.

It’s an expensive hobby when you take into account the cost of consoles, headsets, keyboards, desks and screens.

That’s why we’re always on the lookout for the best deals, discounts and bargains to bag.

Thankfully, the Nintendo store seems to be thinking the same, as it has recently slashed its prices across its many games made for the Switch.

We’ve trawled through them all to find the biggest savings to shop, so be rest assured that these are the best bargains you’ll find.

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With prices starting from just 17p, you’ll find discounts as big as 90 per cent off both popular titles and underrated gems.

And if you were looking for a new console to play your new games with, we’ve already rounded up the best Nintendo Switch and lite deals to shop now.

Our IndyBest team hand-picks every deal we feature. We may earn some commission from the links in this article, but our selections have been made independently and without bias. This revenue helps to fund journalism across The Independent.

Super Chariot: Was £13.40, now £1.34, Nintendo.co.uk

This fantasy adventure game can be played solo or in co-op mode. Set in subterranean caverns, you can play as the princess or her fiancé, navigating your way through 25 different levels, exploring catacombs with the aim of finding a resting place for the king. There are 60 hours of gameplay to enjoy, so it’s sure to keep you entertained during lockdown.

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WRC 9 FIA World Rally Championship: Was £44.99, now £35.99, Nintendo.co.uk

If rally driving games are more up your street, there’s 20 per cent off WRC 9 right now, so make sure you snap it up soon. Choose from more than 15 classic cars, three new rallies in Kenya, Japan and New Zealand and 100 stages to test your off-road driving abilities and take home the championship.

Buy now

Cooking Simulator: Was £17.99, now £1.79, Nintendo.co.uk

A bargain too good to miss, there’s 90 per cent off this cooking game that’s ideal if you want an alternative to fantasy, shooting, survival or driving titles. There are over 60 dishes to master, but you’re also free to do whatever you like, as it’s your kitchen to take control of. Slice vegetables, cook steak, grill fish or blend soup: the choice is yours.

Buy now

Super Mario Maker 2: Was £49.99, now £32.49, Nintendo.co.uk

Super Mario needs no introduction, but this Maker game has a plethora of new tools, course parts and features to get to grips with. Designed for multiplayer play, you can even set up a virtual room with up to four players to try and beat created courses at the same time. You can rebuild Princess Peach’s castle in story mode and pick and place objects and enemies, playing as either Mario, Luigi, Toad or Toadette.

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Final Fantasy VII: Was £12.79, now £6.39, Nintendo.co.uk

For the ultimate survival game, Final Fantasy VII will put you through your paces. Designed in a world taken over by the Shinra electric power company, you’re role is as part of a rebel group called Avalanche, aiding them in their quest to save the planet. Promising an epic battle, it comes with updated features which include 3x speed mode, battle enhancement mode and the ability to turn battle encounters off.

Buy now

Trials of Mana: Was £44.99, now £26.99, Nintendo.co.uk

If you’re a fan of the 1995 RPG release Seiken Densetsu 3, you’ll enjoy this 3D remake. It’s been modernised with updated graphics, character voiceovers, a remastered soundtrack and a new episode so your role as a young adventurer trying to save the world from destruction will be a much more immersive experience.

Buy now

Hollow: Was £17.99, now £1.79, Nintendo.co.uk

As a crew member on a space mining ship called Shakhter-One, the aim of this in-depth game is to gather resources from Jupiter to provide supplies to a struggling Earth. Taking on the role of pilot, you’ll be transporting cargo between the two planets... until one day you wake up in an emergency capsule with no memory of who you are, a missing crew and major power issues, with a huge battle to survive ahead.

Buy now

Toki: Was £13.40, now £0.89, Nintendo.co.uk

This action title first appeared as an arcade game in 1989 but has been given a makeover: it’s been entirely redrawn by hand by illustrator Philippe Dessoly, and now has a fully re-orchestrated soundtrack. Playing as Toki, your aim is to rescue Miho while tackling obstacles and enemies throughout settings such as labyrinth, Neptune lake, cave of fire, ice palace, jungle and darkness, all while using Toki’s walking, jumping, swimming and climbing abilities.

Buy now

For more gaming offers, read our guide to the best Nintendo Switch and lite deals to shop now

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