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One Of The Best Switch Games Is Discounted On The Eshop

A few great puzzle games are discounted on the Switch Eshop, including Baba is You and Devolver Digital's Pikuniku.


Everyone needs fun distractions right about now, and what better way to occupy your mind than playing an engrossing puzzler? Nintendo Switch owners can grab a few stellar puzzle games right now for discounted prices. The standout game is Baba is You, one of the most inventive puzzle games in recent memory, which is on sale for $11.25 (was $15) until March 25.

In Baba is You, players control the titular rabbit-like creature--who also happens to be you--across more than 200 top-down levels. Blocks are scattered about the screen representing objects and properties of said objects, all of which make up the "rules" of each level. For instance, you'll find blocks labeled "wall" and "stop." When strung together with the word block "is," walls will stop you from making progress. That's a very basic explanation of Baba is You's mechanics. The level difficulty quickly ramps up, and Baba is You shows its true strength: breaking the rules. The end goal is to reach the flag in each level, but who is to say that the flag or even Baba can't change their identities? Baba is You asks you to put your serious thinking cap on. It's one of the best logic puzzlers I've ever played.

If you like puzzlers but don't want to think that hard, the Devolver Digital-published Pikuniku is on sale for just $1 (was $12) until March 27. Pikuniku is a weird game starring a quirky red creature with an oval head, no body, and two skinny legs. Pikuniku's world is filled with colorful characters and lighthearted humor. It's more of a puzzle-exploration game with some platforming elements than a puzzle game, but it's definitely a charming game that the whole family can enjoy.

Lastly, grid-based puzzle fans should take note of Crossniq+, which is also on sale for $1 (was $8) until April 4. Crossniq+ is a fast-paced puzzler that asks you to make criss-crossing rows and columns of the same color. The faster you go, the more points you'll rack up.

Plenty more Switch games are also on sale right now at the Eshop, including popular titles from Square Enix and Ubisoft at big discounts. Check out the best Switch game deals below, and if you're looking for more games to play this weekend, definitely take a peek at our roundup of all the free games available right now.

Best Nintendo Switch Eshop deals

  • Assassin's Creed: The Rebel Collection -- $26 ($40)
  • Baba is You -- $11.25 ($15)
  • Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon: Every Buddy! -- $20 ($40)
  • Collection of Mana -- $20 ($40)
  • Crossniq+ -- $1 ($8)
  • Dragon Quest -- $4 ($5)
  • Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation -- $10 ($12.50)
  • Final Fantasy VII -- $8 ($16)
  • Final Fantasy IX -- $10.49 ($21)
  • Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age -- $25 ($50)
  • Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD -- $15 ($30)
  • I Am Setsuna -- $24 ($40)
  • Just Dance 2020 -- $20 ($40)
  • Lost Sphear -- $30 ($50)
  • Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle -- $15 ($60)
  • Mighty Switch Force Collection -- $14 ($20)
  • Oninaki -- $30 ($50)
  • Overcooked 2 -- $14 ($25)
  • Pikuniku -- $1 ($13)
  • Shantae and the Pirate's Curse -- $14 ($20)
  • Shantae: Half-Genie Hero -- $14 ($20)
  • South Park: The Stick of Truth -- $12 ($30)
  • Vampire: The Masquerade - Coteries of New York -- $18 ($20)
  • World of Final Fantasy Maxima -- $20 ($40)

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