The Best Classic Games for Nintendo Switch

Update, : Tempoknight added at rank #47.
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Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration (2022)

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Xbox Series X/s Xbox Series X Playstation 4 Xbox One Nintendo Switch Playstation 5 PC Windows

Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration takes players on an interactive journey through 50 years of video games via interviews with designers, developers and industry leaders, documentary footage, product design documents, high-res original artwork, and a curated list of more than 90 playable games.

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  • arcade
  • classic
  • retro
  • 1980s
  • historical
  • software
  • voxel
  • compilation
  • interactive
  • pinball
  • shoot-em-up
  • education
  • pvp
  • attack
  • score

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Streets Of Rage 4 (2020)

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Amongst the best beat’em up series ever created, jammin’ ‘90s beats and over the top street fighting, the iconic series Streets of Rage comes back with a masterful tribute to and revitalization of the classic action fans adore.

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  • brawler
  • boss
  • cooperative
  • retro
  • beat-em-up
  • combo
  • classic
  • side-scrolling
  • fight
  • old-school
  • arcade
  • online
  • hand-drawn
  • crime
  • combat

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Sonic Origins (2022)

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PC Windows Xbox Series X Xbox One Playstation 5 Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch Xbox Series X/s

Relive the classic adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Sonic 3 & Knuckles, and Sonic CD in this new remaster.

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  • classic
  • platform
  • compilation
  • retro
  • boss
  • adventure

4

Capcom Arcade Stadium (2021)

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Xbox One Playstation 4 PC Windows Nintendo Switch

Capcom Arcade Stadium includes 1943: The Battle of Midway, with the remaining games purchasable as downloadable content (DLC). Ghosts 'n Goblins is individually downloadable.[3] The rest are three packs of 10 games each from a particular time period.[3][4][5][6][7]

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  • classic
  • arcade
  • retro
  • vertical
  • compilation
  • shooter
  • online
  • fight
  • scrolling
  • brawler
  • horizontal
  • cooperative
  • platform

5

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge (2022)

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Playstation 5 Linux Xbox Series X Nintendo Switch PC Windows Playstation 4 Xbox One

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge reunites Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael as they kick shell in a beautifully realized beat ’em up.

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  • arcade
  • brawler
  • classic
  • ninja
  • cooperative
  • boss
  • side-scrolling
  • fight
  • beat-em-up
  • retro
  • pixel
  • combo
  • online
  • boss-fight
  • action

6

Missile Command: Recharged (2020)

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IOS iPhone Android PC Windows Nintendo Switch Playstation 5 Xbox One Mac OS Linux Xbox Series X Playstation 4

Fire missiles to protect your bases! A classic arcade game's back and recharged!

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  • arcade
  • classic
  • endless
  • remake

7

Final Vendetta (2022)

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Linux Mac OS Playstation 5 Xbox One Xbox Series X PC Windows Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch

Final Vendetta is a hard-hitting action packed beat ‘em up in the vein of classic arcade titles. Featuring stunning pixel art and a thumping soundtrack with exclusive tracks from Utah Saints! Brawl with bad dudes and tough girls as you fight through dangerous environments.


  • arcade
  • brawler
  • classic
  • boss
  • bare-knuckle
  • pixel
  • beat-em-up
  • side-scrolling
  • old-school
  • fight
  • cooperative
  • retro
  • martial
  • two-player
  • local

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection (2022)

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Playstation 4 Playstation 5 PC Windows Nintendo Switch Xbox One Xbox Series X Xbox Series X/s

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection contains thirteen prior released classic games. This collection is a great place for gamers to experience these popular titles on Steam.


  • arcade
  • compilation
  • retro
  • classic
  • platform
  • fight
  • boss
  • scrolling
  • online
  • sprite
  • cooperative
  • local
  • action
  • strategy
  • ninja

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Capcom Arcade 2nd Stadium (2022)

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Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 Xbox One PC Windows

Play more of your favorite arcade hits from yesteryear. Includes SONSON for free!


  • arcade
  • classic
  • fight
  • retro
  • vertical
  • compilation
  • shooter
  • horizontal
  • 2d
  • online
  • wrestling
  • platform
  • local
  • various

10

Space Invaders Invincible Collection (2021)

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Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch

One of the most important arcade classics in video game history is back, and INVINCIBLE! 11 masterpieces from the arcade specialist TAITO in one great collection. Includes: ● Space Invaders (1978, Arcade) – b/w ● Space Invaders (1978, Arcade) – colour ● Space Invaders Part II (1979, Arcade) ● Majestic Twelve: The Space Invaders Part IV (1990, Arcade) ● Super Space Invaders ’91 (1990, Arcade) ● Space Invaders Extreme (2018) ● Space Invaders Gigamax 4 SE (2018) ● Space Invaders DX (1994, Arcade) ● Space Cyclone (1980, Arcade) ● Lunar Rescue (1979, Arcade) Included as additional download: ● Arkanoid vs Space Invaders (2016)

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  • arcade
  • shooter
  • classic
  • aliens
  • retro
  • boss
  • boss-fight
  • online

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