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Play Nintendo for Parents is a helpful site where you can compare Nintendo systems, learn about parental controls and other important topics, and find games that the whole family can enjoy. 

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Nintendo systems

Nintendo systems

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It’s always fun to have options. Compare systems like Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite to see which one (or two) works for you and your family.

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It’s always fun to have options. Compare systems like Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite to see which one (or two) works for you and your family.

Explore gaming systems >

 
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Game ratings

Game ratings

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Learn how video game ratings from the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) can help you make informed choices about which Nintendo games are right for you and your family.

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Learn how video game ratings from the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) can help you make informed choices about which Nintendo games are right for you and your family.

Learn more >

 
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Crash courses

Crash courses

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Get step-by-step lessons on how to set parental controls, keep kids safe online, tap in amiibo, and play together as one big, happy family.

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Get step-by-step lessons on how to set parental controls, keep kids safe online, tap in amiibo, and play together as one big, happy family.

Learn something new >

 
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Game finder

Game finder

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Looking for a game but not sure where to start? Answer a few questions to get real-time recommendations.

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Looking for a game but not sure where to start? Answer a few questions to get real-time recommendations.

Meet your match >

 

Family time

Family time

Want to spend more quality time with your kids? Explore our collection of entertaining activities for the whole family, including downloadable arts & crafts projects, party-planning ideas, and more.

Find fun family activities >

Want to spend more quality time with your kids? Explore our collection of entertaining activities for the whole family, including downloadable arts & crafts projects, party-planning ideas, and more.

Find fun family activities >