The Best Action challenging difficult Games for Nintendo Switch

Update, : Thymesia added at rank #2.
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Hyper Light Drifter (2016)

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Explore a beautiful, vast and ruined world riddled with dangers and lost technologies.


  • boss
  • pixel
  • boss-fight
  • combat
  • post-apocalyptic
  • exploration
  • narrative
  • dungeon
  • rpg
  • difficult
  • cooperative
  • action
  • story
  • battle
  • challenging

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Thymesia (2021)

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Thymesia is a gruelling action-RPG with fast-paced combat and an intricate plague weapon system. In a kingdom where death spreads, play as a mysterious character known by the code name "Corvus". Prey upon your enemies, wield the power of disease and find the truth in your own memories.


  • boss
  • boss-fight
  • combat
  • fight
  • rpg
  • gothic
  • skill
  • fantasy

3

Verlet Swing (2018)

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Grab your hookshot and enter surreal fever dreams. An eccentric world where weird stuff happens. Where statues stare you down and you die on impact with any of your surroundings. That’s Verlet Swing – an abstract gauntlet that transforms into weirder and more challenging courses as you sail and soar through strange landscapes of koi fish, pizza slices and other bizarre obstacles. Key Features: 100 levels of fast-paced swinging action Increasingly surreal levels to swing through Progressively difficult gameplay. Only the best of swingers will reach the final levels! Test your swinging skills with leaderboards and Challenges mode

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  • fast-paced
  • surreal
  • editor
  • level
  • abstract
  • 3d
  • platform
  • action
  • difficult
  • skill
  • challenging

4

Pukan Bye Bye (2018)

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Created to enrage.

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  • casual
  • retro
  • adventure
  • action
  • challenging
  • difficult

5

KungFu Kickball (2021)

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KungFu Kickball is the fighting-sports game where the best ball kicker wins! Punch, kick, and headbutt your way across the field to smash the ball into your opponents' bell and rack up points!

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  • sport
  • soccer
  • multiplayer
  • online
  • local
  • fantasy
  • pixel
  • fight
  • single-player
  • action
  • skill
  • difficult

6

10 Second Ninja X (2016)

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Nintendo Switch Xbox One vita PC Windows Playstation 4

10 Second Ninja X is a 2016 platform game developed by Four Circle Interactive, and published by Curve Digital. The game was free for PlayStation Plus subscribers in March 2017.[5] The game was released on July 19, 2016 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Microsoft Windows and Xbox One, and is planned to release on Nintendo Switch in 2021.[6][7]

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  • ninja
  • robots
  • platform
  • action
  • fast-paced

7

Killer Chambers (2019)

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Help Brave Lord survive the Killer Chambers and defeat the bosses summoned by Lord Grave! Quick reflexes and good memory are the keys to success in this unforgiving action-platformer. Can you clear all 5 floors and get the King's Crown?

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  • bullet-hell
  • platform
  • pixel
  • reflexes
  • funny
  • boss
  • fantasy
  • action

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Azuran Tales: TRIALS (2018)

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Azuran Tales: Trials offers a different take on platformer gameplay with a hardcore combat experience, punishing levels and brutal enemies to defeat.


  • platform
  • 3d
  • dark
  • rpg
  • fantastically
  • challenging
  • choices
  • fantasy
  • inventive
  • souls

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