Updated August 30, 2019: New entries added

The Nintendo Switch and local multiplayer go together like chips and gravy, strawberries and chocolate, coffee and anxiety – you get the point.

Despite the new Nintendo Switch Lite making things personal, local multiplayer is where the platform shines brightest. Just you, some family or friends, and a video game you'll all enjoy.

Speaking of which, games with local multiplayer are plentiful on the Nintendo eShop. But these ten are absolute necessities to anyone who fancies playing with a pal.

Just be sure to hide any items that can be thrown in fits of rage or frustration… just in case.