The Best Platform runner Games for Nintendo Switch

Update : Super Kart Mini Car Race added at rank #30.
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Gravity Runner (2021)

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Android PC Windows Nintendo Switch

Get ready to defy gravity in Gravity Runner! This addictive platformer game takes you on a retro journey with its 80's style and music. Navigate through well-designed levels, collect cassette tapes to power up, and beat your high score. The unique gravity-shifting gameplay will keep you on your toes. Can you outrun the ever-growing black hole?

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What we like:
  • Addictive platformer with satisfying gameplay
  • Nostalgic 80's style and music
  • Well-designed levels with interesting obstacles
  • Immersive soundtrack and art
  • Challenging gameplay that requires precision
What could be improved:
  • Gameplay can be frustrating due to constant forward movement
  • Not recommended for casual players due to intense challenges

  • electronic
  • platform
  • runner
  • music
  • 1980s
  • 3d
  • precision
  • retro
  • physics
  • arcade
  • atmospheric
  • stylized
  • colourful

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RunBean Galactic (2022)

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

Run, jump and roll on your way to the new high score! Sounds easy, right? Not when you try to keep up with the hazards and bonuses that are constantly appearing all around the planet!

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  • platform
  • precision
  • procedural
  • runner
  • 2d
  • hand-drawn
  • arcade
  • cartoony
  • minimalist
  • cute
  • colourful
  • stylized

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Escape Doodland (2018)

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PC Windows Nintendo Switch

Escape Doodland is a quirky platformer game that features auto-running, imaginative visuals and responsive jumping mechanics. You run for your life from a giant monster while collecting beans and matches to survive. With ten levels filled with power-ups, the challenge is right where it needs to be, although level seven might prove difficult.

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What we like:
  • Imaginative visuals
  • Responsive controls
  • Challenging levels with power-ups
  • 40 golden beans to collect
What could be improved:
  • Short length
  • Level seven overly difficult compared to other levels

  • platform
  • scroller
  • psychedelic
  • fast-paced
  • similarly-coloured
  • bloom
  • runner
  • hand-drawn
  • 2d
  • doodle
  • funny
  • competitive
  • auto-running
  • cute
  • difficult

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Running on Magic (2022)

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

Woosh! Get ready to flee! Welcome to Running on Magic, a forced-scroll platformer where a quirky wizard is being chased by a tireless Grim Reaper. Hurry through procedurally-generated mindfully drawn environments as you defeat unalike enemies. Don’t let the Grim Reaper get to you!


  • runner
  • platform
  • precision
  • 2d
  • scroller
  • pixel
  • emotional
  • cartoony
  • hand-drawn
  • colourful

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YEAH! YOU WANT THOSE GAMES, RIGHT? SO HERE YOU GO! NOW, LET'S SEE YOU CLEAR THEM! (2023)

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Cute and comical stickman characters have arrived for you to enjoy "those games" you've seen and wanted to play before. Play a variety of minigames fully, thoroughly, and enjoyably to your heart's content!

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  • parody
  • solitaire
  • funny
  • comedy
  • loot
  • puzzle
  • cute
  • runner
  • relaxing
  • 3d
  • casual
  • family-friendly
  • 2d
  • education
  • platform

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SUPER NANARU (2021)

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PC Windows Nintendo Switch Android

「Nanaru」 the baker girl vs. 「Yako」 the devil! Save the town and take back the stolen bread from Yako in this side-scrolling action platformer!

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  • precision
  • platform
  • 2d
  • action-adventure
  • runner
  • scroller
  • casual
  • arcade
  • anime
  • pixel
  • comedy
  • adventure
  • action

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Superola Champion Edition (2022)

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

A challenging runner-style platforming adventure, in which you’ll have to guide a burger loving llama in its quest to defeat the Hotdog Aliens and recover the stolen hamburgers... before they get cold!


  • platform
  • runner
  • retro
  • split-screen
  • precision
  • character
  • scroller
  • multiple-endings
  • pvp
  • challenging
  • multiplayer
  • boss-fight
  • action-adventure
  • customization
  • funny

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Shipwreck Escape (2021)

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Playstation 5 Nintendo Switch PC Windows

Shipwreck Escape is a 2,5D immersive game with puzzle elements. The catastrophe happened when the cruise ship was sailing from Athens to Dubai. The main character is a croupier in a ship's casino and he got stuck in this sinking hell.

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  • runner
  • platform
  • puzzle
  • logic
  • 2.5d
  • sailing
  • multiple-endings
  • survival
  • atmospheric
  • mystery
  • single-player
  • thriller
  • immersive
  • emotional
  • 2.5-d

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Miles & Kilo (2017)

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PC Windows Nintendo 3DS Playstation 4 vita Xbox One Nintendo Switch Mac OS

Embark on a retro rescue mission with Miles & Kilo, a dynamic duo determined to reclaim their plane parts from a haunted isle. Dive into 36 levels of high-octane platforming, master pixel-perfect jumps, and tackle 5 unique bosses. This game's blend of nostalgia and innovation offers a fresh take on a classic genre!


What we like:
  • Seamless blend of new and retro gameplay
  • Precise and responsive controls
  • Instant level restarts reduce frustration
  • Variety in levels and boss fights
  • Engaging score-based achievement system
What could be improved:
  • Short overall game length
  • Some levels may require repetitive memorization

  • platform
  • pixel
  • retro
  • runner
  • runner-type

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Mega Man Legacy Collection Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 (2018)

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Nintendo Switch

Tackle stage remixes in Challenge Mode and compete against your friends for the fastest completion times on the online leaderboards. A handy new Rewind feature gives players the option to instantly reverse gameplay, correcting unexpected pitfalls or deadly enemy encounters. The new Turbo CPU Speed feature also lets players take advantage of the performance power of Nintendo Switch to reduce slowdown when the action gets intense.

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  • platform
  • trial-and-error
  • checkpoint
  • retro
  • pixel
  • recreation
  • western
  • classic
  • runner
  • vertical
  • reflexes
  • puzzling
  • boss
  • historical
  • remake

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