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5 Best Trivia Games on Nintendo Switch

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The Nintendo Switch houses some of the most varied titles available in the gaming market today. Among these titles are trivia games, which test the player's intellectual mettle. These games are great as they are easy to understand and offer players hours of fun. Being able to pit yourself against others or simply test your knowledge of something never ceases to be fun. So if you, like us, enjoy these brain-challenging titles. Please enjoy our picks for the 5 Best Trivia Games on Switch.

5. Papa's Quiz

Starting off our list of the best trivia games on Nintendo Switch, we have Papa's QuizPapa's Quiz is a game with a quirk art style, which makes it stand out among other trivia games, which often rely on familiar aesthetics. In addition, this is a game that can incorporate up to eight players, meaning you can have quite a few people in on the fun of this charming title. In terms of the wealth of content on offer here, there are over three thousand questions to be answered. Each question is from one of the games over a hundred categories.

This means that, for the most part, players will be able to play this game without featuring interacting with the same questions over and over. This problem plagues a ton of trivia-based games and is a problem we see alleviated here. Firstly, players are able to create their own avatars in the game, which gives them a unique sense of identity and is great fun. Secondly, the game has a great gloating mechanic for those who enjoy rubbing their knowledge in others' faces. To close, Papa's Quiz is one of the most wonderful trivia games for the Nintendo Switch.

4. Party Trivia

Switching things up a bit, we have Party Trivia. Firstly, the game has a great sense of adaptability. This is great as it allows for players to adapt the game to their needs. Secondly, bringing people in on the fun is half the fun of trivia games in the first place. And lastly, this allows players to have access to a ton of replayability due to the changing of opponents and questions. This game greatly uses its party trivia elements to significant effect to make it a title that deserves to be in your game library.

For starters, there are over seven thousand questions to answer. This almost guarantees that repeats of questions are going to be few and far between. Additionally, the fundamental game concepts in the game are easy to understand, making it easy to play right away. This is a crucial aspect of why trivia party games are so fun in the first place, their adaptability. This makes the game a great choice for players who wish to play with their family and friends. All in all, Party Trivia is a wonderful title for the Nintendo Switch and one of the best trivia games for the system.

3. Big Brain Academy: Brain vs. Brain

Next up on our list of great trivia games on the Nintendo Switch is Big Brain Acadamy: Brain vs. BrainBig Brain Academy: Brain vs. Brain is a game that takes a much more open and structured approach to its trivia gameplay. But instead of strictly having trivia content, this game varies its content quite a bit, which makes for an overall more well-rounded experience for the player. The match size for the game is also relatively manageable, at four players, meaning things won't get too hectic and hard to control. This is great for the game's overall sense of focus.

There are multiple types of games to play within the game as well. This is great and makes it an experience that players can return to again and again. Added to this is the ability to play against other players worldwide. This is accomplished through the game's Ghost system, which allows players to test their mettle against others. Additionally, there is a practice mode in which players can learn the ropes of the game. In closing, this is one of the best trivia games on Nintendo Switch, and you should check it out.

2. Jeopardy

Next up on our list of great Nintendo Switch trivia games we have one that players are sure to be familiar with. Jeopardy is a game show that plenty of players are sure to be familiar with. The game takes a format that is easy to understand and allows players to pick up and play relatively quickly. This is great, as it will enable you to play these games at almost any time. And in any setting. This speaks to the solidity of the game's design, as it will enable many different age ranges to join in on the fun. A magnificent selling point for the game is also its portability, meaning you can take your trivia challenge on the go with you.

In today's hustle and bustle world, this is a great addition and allows players to keep up with matches with players all across the globe. There are even quite a few different game modes that will enable you to tailor your experience. Of course, the classic mode is much what you would expect, but there is also an expedited mode that allows gameplay to go a bit faster. So if you have ever wanted to take the Jeopardy experience home with you, now's your chance.

1. Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

For our final entry, we have what is perhaps the most recognizable franchise on this list. Who Wants To Be A Millionaire is a gameshow that, through its format, remains highly relevant to this day. Much like the gameshow, players will star at the bottom with very little money to be earned and by answering questions that increase in difficulty. They can increase their winnings. Firstly, this is great and is a simple enough gameplay loop for everyone to understand. This goes a long way to making this an experience everyone can enjoy. The game also features a ton of game modes to tailor your experience.

There are a total of fifteen questions to answer per person in the game. This makes it so that the game isn't too overwhelming with the amount of questions it asks. And for players with families, there is even a mode tailored for families called Family mode. This switches up the questions and makes them more child-friendly, which is a great addition. To summarize, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire is one of the quintessential trivia games for the Nintendo Switch.

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Judson Holley is a writer that began his career as a ghostwriter. Returning to the mortal coil  to work among the living. With some of his favorite games being tactical FPS games such as Squad and the Arma series. Although this could not be further from the truth as he enjoys games with deep stories such as the Kingdom Hearts series as well as Jade Empire and The Knights of the Old Republic series. When not attending to his wife, Judson often tends to his cats. He also has a knack for music mainly composing for and playing piano.