Switch Real-Time Games

Pokemon UNITE

Pokemon UNITE

Platform: Switch
July 21, 2021
Pokémon UNITE is a strategic team battle game being developed jointly by The Pokémon Company and Tencent Games' TiMi Studios. Pokémon UNITE is planned as a cross-platform game for Nintendo Switch and mobile devices and will be free-to-start. In this game, players face off against each other in 5-on-5 team battles. During battles, players will cooperate with teammates to catch wild Pokémon, level up and evolve their own Pokémon, and defeat opponents' Pokémon while trying to earn more points than the opposing team within the allotted time. Pokémon UNITE introduces a new kind of Pokémon battleone that requires teamwork and strategy. It is simple and yet full of intricacies waiting to be unpacked. Be sure to check out the video on this page for the first footage of Pokémon UNITE's gameplay.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
4.2
Worms Rumble

Worms Rumble

Platform: Switch
June 23, 2021
Worms Rumble is Worms like you've never played it before, with intense, real-time, arena-based 32 player cross-platform combat. Get ready for Deathmatch and Last Worm Standing modes where you're only ever a Holy Hand Grenade away from death!
Metascore:
58
User Score:
tbd
Space Commander: War and Trade

Space Commander: War and Trade

Platform: Switch
May 13, 2021
Fight, explore the stars, trade, and lead your fleet across the galaxy. Space Commander: War and Trade is an ultimate single player space-sim featuring spectacular graphics, intuitive combat and deep mechanics.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
tbd
The Colonists

The Colonists

Platform: Switch
May 4, 2021
You take control of a team of self-replicating robots built to simulate human civilisation. After escaping Earth, The Colonists are now free to roam the galaxy in search of a new home and construct their dream settlement. Take on a series of individual campaign missions, play randomly generated maps, compete on player-designed creations or build your colony unfettered by any constraints in the sandbox mode. Explore, research, manage, tweak and refine to your heart's content. Build a new home for your team of robots where they can fulfill their ultimate dream: to be human.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
tbd
Smelter

Smelter

Platform: Switch
April 22, 2021
Time To Get Eve’n You are Eve, fresh out of Eden and armed with a living suit of armor. Explore a dangerous new world, battle its bizarre denizens and expand your empire in a desperate journey to find Adam. Smelter is a strategy, action-platformer combo inspired by classics from the 16-bit era. Lead Smelter and his faithful Zirm forces by expanding Smelter’s territory across the Rumbly Lands in top-down strategy levels, then dive into thrilling side-scrolling action stages after annexing key locations. Build, attack and advance your army -- unlock, upgrade and unleash elemental action skills against vicious enemies, perilous environments and dangerous bosses. Release the power of Smelter! STORY After the untimely destruction of the Garden, Eve finds herself in an unfamiliar world with her beloved Adam nowhere to be found. In her search for Adam, she encounters Smelter, an unusually over-confident, winged creature with the powerful ability to transform and fuse with others, giving them incredible powers. Offering his apparently “invaluable” assistance, Smelter transforms and fuses with Eve. They depart on a journey to the treacherous Rumbly Lands. There, they expand Smelter’s territory, allowing them to reach further into the various domains to find out what happened to her Adam, hoping to find him in one piece and find a way back home to their peaceful lives...
Metascore:
75
User Score:
tbd
Gallic Wars: Battle Simulator

Gallic Wars: Battle Simulator

Platform: Switch
March 28, 2021
Time to conquer ROME! Become a commander of Gallic Warriors and destroy Roman Empire. Gallic Wars is a Roguelike tactical strategy game. Fast gameplay, crazy rag-doll physics and challenging rouge-like approach to strategy. Fight your way through roman legions. DEPLOY your troops, PLAN their movement, use magic and items to give yourself an edge, and WIN. Features: - One of a kind approach to the strategy genre - Cartoony style - a true eye candy! - Fast gameplay - Powerful magic and mighty generals - Ragdoll physics - everyone likes ragdoll physics! - Easy to play, hard to master!
Metascore:
38
User Score:
tbd
Commandos 2 HD Remaster

Commandos 2 HD Remaster

Platform: Switch
December 4, 2020
Relive the real-time tactics masterpiece that defined the genre like no other: Originally developed by the legendary Pyro Studios, Commandos 2 - HD Remaster is a true homage to one of gaming's most celebrated masterpieces. Experience Commandos 2 Men of Courage like never before in high definition with reworked controls, UI and tutorial. Take control of an elite group of commandos who must venture deep into enemy territory and utilize their combined expertise to complete a series of notoriously demanding missions set in World War II. Go covert into various environments based on authentic World War II locations and lead your team of commandos against overwhelming odds, operate covertly and turn the tide of war.
Metascore:
52
User Score:
tbd
Pikmin 3 Deluxe

Pikmin 3 Deluxe

Platform: Switch
October 30, 2020
No mission is too big for the tiny Pikmin. Touch down on a world of rich adventure with Pikmin 3 Deluxe for Nintendo Switch. Command a capable crop of tiny creatures and explore a hostile planet in this exciting blend of action and strategy. Use each Pikmin type's unique skills to overcome obstacles and open up a diverse world around you. Seek out valuable items, solve puzzles and overcome powerful creatures in a richly detailed world full of surprises. What's new? Whether you've played Pikmin 3 on Wii U or it's your first venture on planet "PNF-404", Pikmin 3 Deluxe comes packed with exciting new modes and features: * 2P co-op: Journey through the main story in two player co-op* on the same console! * New adventures: Go it alone or team up with a friend to take on brand new prologue and epilogue stories starring Pikmin and Pikmin 2 heroes Olimar and Louie! * Quality of life improvements: Expand your exploration with an enhanced lock-on targeting system, enemy balancing changes, multiple difficulty modes, optional hints and more. * Piklopedia: Unlock profile entries for each character and find out their unique perspectives on each creature you discover. Squad up! If you need a break from your plucky adventure, more fun awaits with returning additional modes. Get competitive with another player in Bingo Battle, or complete unique challenges alone or cooperatively in Mission Mode which includes all DLC from the Wii U version!
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.4
Cruel Bands Career

Cruel Bands Career

Platform: Switch
August 6, 2020
The Glass Heart Band face challenges brought on by a cruel world. They are on a secret mission and must face varied audiences and bosses to complete their quest. Cruel Bands Career features highly varied gameplay and a unique art style. The three-man band is on a secret mission, the only thorn in their side being the constant stream of audience. Keep an eye on the mood of your band members and gain control of the situation by adjusting their on-stage positions and using their abilities. As you progress, you must choose which abilities to upgrade, or when to sneak into a secret room for a nap or two. But your final goal remains the same, to explore an increasingly dangerous world. Several Selectable Characters: Each musician has their own unique abilities which can be used to deal with the detestable audience or the huge bosses. Performance Spectators: You unlock friends during your journey, and these friends play their part as they twist and turn in ways which they believe to be dance moves. Highlights Observe how the audience act and move, and devise strategies for how to best handle the blighters. The Glass Heart Band face challenges brought on by a cruel world!
Metascore:
58
User Score:
tbd
Ancestors Legacy

Ancestors Legacy

Platform: Switch
June 11, 2020
Ancestors Legacy is a history-inspired real-time strategy game influenced by historical events in the Middle Ages. The game combines resource management and base building with large-scale, squad-based battles across vast battlefields, all rendered in great detail thanks to the Unreal Engine 4 tech.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
6.3
Dungeon of the Endless

Dungeon of the Endless

Platform: Switch
May 15, 2020
Do you want to know what's behind the door? A Rogue-Like Dungeon Defense with a pinch of RPG. Open the door... what could go wrong?
Metascore:
75
User Score:
7.5
One Step From Eden

One Step From Eden

Platform: Switch
March 26, 2020
Build a powerful deck, cast spells on the fly, battle evolving enemies, find game-changing artifacts, make friends or make enemies, just make it to Eden.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.4
Save Koch

Save Koch

Platform: Switch
March 6, 2020
In Save Koch you play mafia Godfather, who is basically besieged inside his own panic room. Danger-danger! Someone in the Сity decided to take your place, and there is a sleeper “mole” inside your Family, who is acting as we speak. Time is running out, you have only six days to solve the plot, resolve who is standing behind this conspiracy, resolve the problem and send the challenger to feed the fish. Each new game session of Save Koch is played in a completely different manner. At the start, the game shuffles the NPCs deck, which leads to all game events and, subsequently, your methods will be completely unique to that particular game session. It’s as if you were playing your favorite desktop game with a bunch of friends — you’ve just beat the game, but the fun only begins! Make strategic decisions, join unexpected alliances, hire detectives, bribe or even torture witnesses, if your tastes up to; do everything to find that criminal mastermind who challenges you. And also flush out that hiding mole. And also not become a victim.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
6.6
Kingdom Rush Frontiers

Kingdom Rush Frontiers

Platform: Switch
February 27, 2020
Kingdom Rush: Frontiers is a whole new level of the furiously fast, enchantingly charming gameplay that made the original title an award-winning hit. Tap your troops through an epic (mis)adventure as you defend exotic lands from dragons, man-eating plants, and ghastly denizens of the underworld -all with flashy new towers, levels, heroes, and more goodies to help you crush your foes to a pulp. (Don't worry, we've still got all the good ol' stuff from the last game, too. It's vintage now.)
Metascore:
73
User Score:
7.8
Anthill

Anthill

Platform: Switch
October 24, 2019
By drawing pheromone trails, you direct your ground forces to different destinations, working with streams of units rather than individuals.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
tbd
Yet Another Zombie Defense HD

Yet Another Zombie Defense HD

Platform: Switch
April 5, 2019
Yet Another Zombie Defense HD is all about defending yourself against hordes of darkness attacking you every night. However, when you're a lone survivor struggling against waves of enemies who are getting stronger and stronger, your end is inevitable. The only important question is how long can YOU survive?
Metascore:
48
User Score:
tbd
Warparty

Warparty

Platform: Switch
March 28, 2019
WarParty is an old school RTS where players must gather resources to unlock new buildings, units and upgrades, with the goal of destroying all their opponents’ bases. Players can also control a powerful chieftain that they can shape by selecting talents when they expand their settlement. These talents also offer new units or bonuses that can change the way players play. Resources are limited however and the player will need to step out of his base to gather precious resources required for more powerful units, or capture and hold shrines that slowly give them power points used to summon powerful abilities that can turn the tide of battle.
Metascore:
45
User Score:
tbd
X-Morph: Defense

X-Morph: Defense

Platform: Switch
February 21, 2019
Unique fusion of a top down shooter and tower defense strategy. You are the X-Morph - an alien species that invades Earth to harvest its resources and terraform the surface. Strategize in the build mode by carefully selecting various types of alien towers or throw yourself right into heat of the battle. Build mazes for incoming enemies in an environment that provides exceptional planning freedom. Tear down buildings and collapse bridges to support your defense or to simply indulge in a spectacle of unprecedented destruction. Possess a range of unique alien weapons and use defense strategies like you've never seen before in this genre.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.0
Defense Grid 2

Defense Grid 2

Platform: Switch
February 7, 2019
Defense Grid 2, DG2, is the highly-anticipated sequel to Hidden Path Entertainments 2008 Defense Grid: The Awakening. Setting the bar as the definitive tower defense game, Defense Grid 2 introduces new worlds and threats to test your tower placement strategies. With a bold new look, a compelling single-player campaign, and the addition of new game modes, online player-versus-player and multiplayer co-op, every play-through brings fun new opportunities and challenges. DG2 comes with a story campaign featuring 21 stunning maps, dynamic level movement, an expanded story and cast of characters, hundreds of challenge mode experiences, new multiplayer modes, a procedurally driven audio score and the ability for players to build their own levels. DG2 also introduces players to DG Architect, a level creation tool set connected to Steam Workshop where players can create their own unique levels to share and possibly even sell if selected. DG2 for the PC was funded in part by Dracogen, a private investor after a 2012 Kickstarter campaign funded the original game's DLC, Defense Grid: Containment. DG2 is developed by Hidden Path Entertainment and published by 505 Games.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
Riot: Civil Unrest

Riot: Civil Unrest

Platform: Switch
February 5, 2019
RIOT – Civil Unrest is the highly anticipated real-time riot simulator that places the player right in the heart of some of the world’s most fractious clashes. Campaigns include: Indignados (Spain), Arab Spring (Egypt), Keratea (Greece) and NoTAV (Italy). Seventeen single level scenarios include Rome, Oakland, Paris, London and Ukraine. RIOT – Civil Unrest’s creator, Leonard Menchiari, experienced rioting first-hand at the NoTAV protests in Italy. He created the game to tell the stories and express the feelings experienced during these clashes. What triggers the crowd to behave with such anger and aggression? Often outnumbered, what does a police officer feel like during the conflict? RIOT – Civil Unrest presents the player with the opportunity to experience both sides of the fight - a fight in which there really are no winners. Who is right and who is wrong? Experience RIOT – Civil Unrest and draw your own conclusions.
Metascore:
48
User Score:
tbd
Sheltered

Sheltered

Platform: Switch
December 18, 2018
Sheltered is a deep, emotional survival & post-apocalyptic disaster management game. On Nintendo Switch™, Sheltered includes the base game plus the Surrounded and Stasis additional content. After a global apocalypse, you take on the role of protecting four family members living in a deserted underground shelter. Their well-being and survival are your responsibility. One bad decision and a loved one is gone, forever. Combat claustrophobia, radiation and mental exhaustion as you try to turn the cold and cramped Shelter into a home. And as they cling desperately to life, you must defend your shelter from attack and send family members out into the dangerous, desolate wasteland to scavenge for vital supplies. You’ll come across abandoned towns, roaming factions and feral beasts as you fight for survival. How you handle the many moral choices could be the difference between the family living or dying. With all hope lost, how will you survive in this bleak new world?
Metascore:
61
User Score:
tbd
This War of Mine: Complete Edition

This War of Mine: Complete Edition

Platform: Switch
November 27, 2018
This War Of Mine provides an experience of war seen from an entirely new angle. For the very first time you do not play as an elite soldier, rather a group of civilians trying to survive in a besieged city. During the day snipers outside stop you from leaving your refuge, so you need to focus on maintaining your hideout. At night you get a chance to scavenge nearby locations for items that will help you stay alive. Make life-and-death decisions driven by your conscience. Try to protect everybody from your shelter or sacrifice some of them to endure the hardships. During war, there are no good or bad decisions; there is only survival. The sooner you realize that, the better.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.3
Arena of Valor

Arena of Valor

Platform: Switch
September 25, 2018
Arena of Valor is a Multiplayer Online Battle Arena game designed by the experts at Tencent Games for Nintendo Switch. Explore and command a roster of over 35 fearless heroes, with roles including Tanks, Assassins, Mages, Support, Warriors, and Marksmen. Build the ultimate team with your friends to crush your opponents in real-time online battles.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
6.7
Bad North

Bad North

Platform: Switch
August 20, 2018
Bad North is a charming but brutal real-time tactics roguelite. Defend your idyllic island kingdom against a horde of Viking invaders, as you lead the desperate exodus of your people. Command your loyal subjects to take full tactical advantage of the unique shape of each island. Everything is at stake: fail, and watch the blood of your subjects stain the ground red.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
6.9
Mushroom Wars 2

Mushroom Wars 2

Platform: Switch
July 5, 2018
Mushroom Wars 2 is a sequel to the Real-Time Strategy hit built upon the core gameplay experience that made the original Mushroom Wars so enjoyable. STORY-DRIVEN CAMPAIGN: Over 100 missions complete with boss battles. ONLINE MULTIPLAYER: Ranked and custom matches in various competitive modes for up to 4 players, including 2v2. 12 Hero Characters from 4 different tribes with unique special skills. Massive Short-Session Battles with up to 4K troops on the battlefield. Simple but Deep Gameplay with tons of tactics and skill-based moves. Variety of Map Configurations and modifiers that influence gameplay significantly. [Nintendo]
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.4
Samurai Defender: Ninja Warfare

Samurai Defender: Ninja Warfare

Platform: Switch
June 7, 2018
[Game Introduction]A simple defensive action game set in the Warring States period of Japan.Defend the castle from approaching enemies!# Download "Samurai Defender" for free # Some paid content is also available for use,but this game can be enjoyed to the end for free!# The basic rules are simple actions # Touch an enemy soldier for perfect aim! The bowmen will take care of the rest.The enemy is moving towards the castle gate, so touch and take aimaccordingly to stop them!# Collect Gold and Copper Coins and learn schemes # Use the coins you acquire to learn new schemes!Use the schemes you learned to defeat lots of enemies!# Player Training # Defend your castle more easily by leveling up your bowmen and schemes,and enjoy the exhilaration of repelling waves of enemy attacks![Story]Long, long ago in a certain place, there was an impregnable castle.That castle was the most important base point for unifying the land.Many warlords sought after it.Today, the castle will come under attack again.Can you defend this castle?!GoalThe player must lead the castle forces in order to defend the castle.------------------------------------------------------------[Price]App itself: free* Contains some paid items.------------------------------------------------------------[Help and Inquiries]http://www.linkkit.co.jp/td/en/help.html[List of recommended devices/To customers who can't get the game to start]http://www.linkkit.co.jp/td/en/help.html* Support on devices not recommended in the link cannot be guaranteed. We thank you in advance for your understanding.* Individual replies will not be made regarding plans for recommended devices.* Initial startup download may take several minutes depending on signal status.Please wait until loading is finished and don't turn off the app.* To enjoy Samurai Defender comfortably, it is recommended to play in a Wi-Fi environment.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
tbd
PixelJunk Monsters 2

PixelJunk Monsters 2

Platform: Switch
May 18, 2018
Get ready to defend your Chibis again in this fun and addictive tower defense game for all the family!
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.9
Masters of Anima

Masters of Anima

Platform: Switch
April 10, 2018
Dive into an original adventure and defy the forces of evil in strategic, action-packed battles. Summon and control large armies of up to 100 Guardians thanks to intuitive and innovative gameplay and make quick tactical decisions to prevail.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
6.8
I, Zombie

I, Zombie

Platform: Switch
March 8, 2018
In I, Zombie you play as the leader of a zombie horde and your goal is to infect all humans on the map. Whenever you infect a human you turn him into a one of your kind and you can use him against armed soldiers. Youre also able to command your horde to either attack the enemies, follow you or wait for orders. Each scenario requires tactical approach and careful planning to achieve success.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
6.0
Rocket Fist

Rocket Fist

Platform: Switch
August 10, 2017
Rocket Fist is an arena game with crazy robots in chaotic rocket fist battles. Aim against your frenemies and prove your dexterity by killing each other with rocket propelled fists in this frenetic mix of dodgeball and billiards. You can hold one Rocket Fist at a time and you only get one shot to throw your punch before having to run, hide and dodge to pick it back up! Just like in dodgeball, but with way more rockets. When you're running away you can ninja dash around the arena, and if you're feeling lucky you can try dash-bumping your friends in their faces to steal their rocket. Easy to learn, hard to master, Rocket Fist's quick rounds will keep you coming back for more. It's the perfect game to bring out when your friends are over and in need of some explosive action.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.7
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