Did you know sushi could be a weapon? Or that there ain’t no party like a Mario Party? Have you ever raced against Sonic? Or solved a mystery with Detective Pikachu? If the answer is no, you clearly never had a Nintendo 3DS, which is packed full of amazing games for 5-year-olds.
Whether they love jumping around with Mario, creating art in the Disney Art Academy, or growing food and making friends in Animal Crossing or Harvest Moon, the 3DS has games that will appeal to every child. They can play with friends or on their own, at home or on the move.
We’ve picked out the 15 best 3DS games for 5-year-old Nintendo fans and have made sure each game is fun and suitable for them by eliminating any fake online reviews, so you can trust that they’ll have an amazing time exploring these 3D worlds.
Be sure to also check out our guide to the best 3DS games for four year olds as there are plenty of options for smaller hands.