The Best Real-time strategy Games for Nintendo Switch

Update, : RESEARCH and DESTROY added at rank #49.
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WART (2020)

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Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 PC Windows nes

No random, pure strategic board games.

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  • tabletop
  • strategy
  • turn-based
  • card
  • real-time
  • board-game
  • battle
  • mythology
  • tactical
  • cool-down
  • combat
  • miniature
  • chess

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Volta-X (2020)

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PC Windows Nintendo Switch

Command the pilots of a gigantic mech in epic RTS combat! Fierce opponents await you in the online story mode and the newly added offline roguelike mode. Take them on as you expand and power up your arsenal of Voltas, weapons, and animal pilots!

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  • mech
  • strategy
  • base-building
  • real-time
  • pve
  • stylized
  • cartoony
  • pvp
  • sci-fi
  • robots
  • colourful
  • simulation
  • rpg

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Swords & Soldiers 3D (2009)

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Android Linux Playstation 3 wii wii u Mac OS PC Windows Nintendo 3DS Nintendo Switch

Rewrite history as you take control of the brutal Vikings, the devious Aztecs or the crafty Chinese in their global quest to win the favour of the Gods! Swords & Soldiers is a side-scrolling strategy game that lets you control an entire army and lets you wield devastating magical abilities. Demolish your enemy’s castle at the end of these two-dimensional battlefields and lead your troops to victory!

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  • real-time
  • strategy
  • side-scrolling
  • split-screen
  • rts
  • 2d
  • local
  • two-player
  • resource
  • light-hearted
  • battle

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Northgard (2018)

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PC Windows Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 Xbox One IOS iPhone Mac OS Linux

Northgard is a strategy game based on Norse mythology in which you control a clan of Vikings vying for the control of a mysterious newfound continent.


  • strategy
  • real-time
  • city-building
  • trading
  • mythology
  • mystery
  • resource
  • resource-management
  • management
  • colony
  • military
  • tile

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WAR PARTY (2019)

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Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 Xbox One PC Windows Mac OS

War Party is a strategy game where you enter a prehistoric world of Dinosaurs, Cavemen and Magic! Build up your chosen faction, gather resources, explore the land and command them against enemy tribes and wildlife! Will your story be about Life, Death or Balance? Can you survive?

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  • real-time
  • dinosaurs
  • base-building
  • grand-strategy
  • city-building
  • resource-management
  • strategy
  • historical
  • management
  • replay-value
  • top-down
  • pvp
  • war
  • tactical

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CastleStorm II (2020)

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Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 Xbox One PC Windows

Welcome to the world of CastleStorm, a super genre mashup of 2D physics destruction mashed with tower defense brawler! CastleStorm was born out of the fond childhood memory of building and destroying LEGO castles.

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  • tower-defense
  • strategy
  • medieval
  • hands-on
  • real-time
  • empire
  • battle
  • destruction
  • story
  • physics
  • tower
  • hex-tile
  • colourful
  • combat
  • pinball

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Radio Commander (2019)

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Use the radio to give commands to the soldiers on the battlefield. Keep track of the situation based on their voice reports only. Lead US platoons to clash with Vietcong in a realistic, innovative approach to the RTS genre. Make hard choices in a narrative driven experience, and face the outcome.

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  • real-time
  • strategy
  • cold
  • artificial
  • intelligence
  • wargame
  • war
  • tabletop
  • experimental
  • military
  • artillery
  • simulation
  • historical
  • top-down
  • multi-layered

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Element (2018)

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Xbox 360 Xbox One PC Windows Android Linux Mac OS IOS iPhone Nintendo Switch

Element is a realtime strategy space game for people who don't have time to play realtime strategy space games. Generate energy, mine element, build attack and defence units, and destroy the enemy while maintaining a balance between earth, air and water.

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  • strategy
  • 4x
  • real-time
  • wargame
  • destruction
  • post-apocalyptic
  • grand-strategy
  • base-building
  • resource
  • space
  • tactical
  • sci-fi
  • building
  • fantasy
  • war

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Undead Horde (2019)

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Become a necromancer and raise the dead - Undead Horde is a necromantic action game with elements from RPG, strategy and hack'n'slash. Maraud through the lands of the living, raze their villages and steal their treasures. Ultimately you'll take over the whole kingdom of the living!


  • protagonist
  • villain
  • dark
  • loot
  • magic
  • rpg
  • hack-and-slash
  • city-building
  • fantasy
  • strategy
  • humor
  • zombies
  • real-time
  • top-down

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Swords and Soldiers 2 Shawarmageddon - Launch Pack (2018)

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Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 PC Windows

Take command of mighty Vikings, sly Persians or brutish Demons! Destroy your opponent’s base while defending your own in this action-packed side-scrolling RTS!


  • real-time
  • strategy
  • split-screen
  • side-scrolling
  • scroller
  • war
  • 2d
  • colourful
  • single-player
  • action
  • competitive

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