Power up the athletic fun with these arcade-style sports games
Have you ever looked at a sport and thought, “What this game needs are a few super moves”? We understand, so we’ve created a list of games where you can jump in and enjoy a few power ups, super moves, and wild plays. We hope you’ll have a ball (sometimes even with a ball!) in these arcade-style sports games.
About to take the winning shot of an international golfing tournament, a freak accident takes you out and traps you in Golf Purgatory. Play through the devious courses across Golf Purgatory to get back to the land of the living and, more importantly, to the trophy you were about to win.
In the latest iteration of the Wii Sports™ series, you can compete in Soccer, Volleyball, Bowling, Tennis, Badminton, and Chambara (which is a type of swordplay). And, with the recent free update, Golf has also been added to the game! Family and friends can join in on the fun on the same system* or online**.
Introducing a sport that’s taking the Mushroom Kingdom by storm: Strike, a different kind of soccer that includes battles and fast-paced chaos! Get gritty and try to score the most goals by tackling enemies, using items (may we suggest the Banana?), and pulling off score-boosting moves.
Rocket League combines arcade-style soccer and vehicular mayhem with physics-driven competition. Choose from a variety of high-flying vehicles and make your car your own with tons of customization options. Complete challenges or check out the Item Shop to find cosmetics that fit your style!
Unleash an arsenal of shots and strategies in all-out tennis battles with friends, family, and some of your favorite Mushroom Kingdom characters. Complete missions and battle bosses in Adventure mode, then, test your hard-earned skills in single or doubles with up to four players in local* or online** multiplayer.
Flip and flow through vibrant world of Radlandia in this skateboarding action-platformer. Connect with colorful characters as you grind, trick, and air your way to discover the mystical skate gods on your quest for Gnarvana. But stay on your toes—word is Grizzly Rapids has a water-loving bear that likes to race.
In a world where dodgeball is life, join Otto at the academy and train to become the ultimate dodgeball champion. As you journey through a full-blown RPG story mode, you’ll forge friendships and create rivals—all in the name of developing the best dodgeball team.
The worlds of soccer and anime converge in Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions. As Tsubasa Ozora, play through two story modes and execute an array of powerful offensive and defensive super moves to advance through the ranks of multiple soccer leagues.
Mayhem is par for the course when you tee off with familiar characters from the Super Mario™ series. Race to victory in Speed Golf and Battle Golf or go from beginner to pro in Golf Adventure. In Golf Adventure, you can enroll your Mii™ character in golf training at the famous Bonny Greens country club.
Take your bike on a thrilling ride down an unspoiled mountain landscape. Make your way through thick forests, narrow trails, and wild rivers. With a custom physics system, you can drop from bounder to boulder, spring over abysses, or slide through muddy ground. Race, jump, slide, and try not to crash!
Return to the windjammin’ experience in Windjammers 2. Master different shots, the jump, the smash, and the powerful EX MOVE while you enjoy the bangin’ soundtrack. With more characters, stages, and awesome power-up, throwing flying discs at your opponents is still cool 25 years later!
*Additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode. Sold separately.
**Any Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online features. Membership auto-renews after initial term at the then-current price unless canceled. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply. nintendo.com/switch-online