Game Builder Garage™
Learn to make games from the minds at Nintendo
Have you ever dreamed of building your own video games? The Game Builder Garage™ software is a great place to start! Anyone can learn the basics of game design and visual programming with step-by-step lessons.
Create your own games
Learn how to make games (and have fun doing it) with interactive lessons.
Build and play
The included guided lessons can teach you how to build seven fun games. Here are a few you can make.
Build a game of tag for two people to play. Watch your head!
On a Roll
Steady now! Use motion controls to roll the ball through the maze.
Take on a computer driver in an exciting race to the finish line.
Power up with a new skill
Learning something new is like gaining a real-life power-up!
Game Builder Garage helps you understand the basics of visual programming in a fun, memorable way.
With your new power-up, you just might look at the video games and apps you enjoy every day in a different way. Continue learning to power yourself up even further!
Flex your creative muscles
Ready to take the lead? Let your imagination—and curiosity—run wild in Free Programming, where the sky is the limit!
Add Nodon to your programming screen and decide how they interact to bring your game to life. You can even choose the music or an exciting theme.
Even if you’re not quite sure what to make, playing around with Nodon might just give you a great idea or two.
Share with friends
Exchange codes with friends to download* their games and share your own! Check out the programming behind downloaded games. You can even use this feature to work with friends.
- Release date:
- June 11, 2021
- up to 8 players
- Education, Training
- Game file size:
- 1.0 GB
- Supported Languages:
- Japanese, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Korean, Dutch, Chinese
- Supported Play Modes:
Software compatibility and play experience may differ on Nintendo Switch Lite. Additional accessories may be required (sold separately). See support for details.
*MSRP: Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. Actual price may vary. See retailer for details.
Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online play. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply. nintendo.com/switch-online
*Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online features. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply. nintendo.com/switch-online
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