The Best Real-time Games for Nintendo Switch

Update, : Dungeons 4 added at rank #22.
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Northgard (2018)

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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
  • military
  • multiplayer
  • resource-management
  • management
  • tile
  • mystery

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The DioField Chronicle (2022)

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

A gritty and immersive story brought to life with the latest technology. Introducing "Real Time Tactical Battle" (RTTB), a new, deeply strategic, real-time battle system. The beginnings of a new Strategy RPG, crafted by a skilled and experienced development team.


  • real-time
  • rpg
  • strategy
  • tactical
  • japanese
  • battle
  • political
  • jrpg
  • combat
  • war
  • pause

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Ancestors Legacy (2018)

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PC Windows IOS iPhone Nintendo Switch Xbox One Playstation 4

Ancestors Legacy is a squad-based real time strategy with a strong focus on tactics. Inspired by medieval European history, it brings to life four different nations and their conflicts, usually solved by war.


  • real-time
  • strategy
  • historical
  • medieval
  • battle
  • squad
  • tactical
  • multiplayer

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Death Crown (2019)

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PC Windows Nintendo Switch Xbox One Playstation 4

Death Crown is a minimalist real time strategy game in a 1bit style, where you will be play Death herself, commanding her legions of death, and punishing humanity's Kingdom for its overconfidence.

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  • real-time
  • minimalist
  • strategy
  • cooperative
  • local
  • fantasy
  • hex
  • tower-defense
  • base-building
  • pixel
  • dark
  • war
  • atmospheric
  • building
  • grid

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13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim (2019)

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Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch

Uncover the truth and delve into a 2D sidescrolling adventure featuring gorgeous art and environments. Then, battle the kaiju in fast-paced, top-down combat. Customize the Sentinels with an arsenal of mechsuit weaponry, and fight to defend humanity!

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  • mech
  • real-time
  • visual-novel
  • sci-fi
  • strategy
  • battle
  • narrative
  • robots
  • anime
  • story
  • combat
  • mystery
  • adventure

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Legendary Heroes (2022)

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Legendary Heroes is a real-time RPG/strategy game with MOBA elements. Protect your towers and crush your opponents!


  • moba
  • real-time
  • rpg
  • tower-defense
  • action-adventure
  • tactical
  • magic
  • strategy
  • casual
  • action
  • 3d
  • fantasy
  • 4x

7

Warpips (2021)

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

Warpips is the ultimate quick to learn but amazingly deep tug-of-war strategy game. Deploy the right composition of soldiers, tanks, helicopters and planes in this tight, streamlined strategy-focused war game. Compose the best army, research the right tech; overwhelm your enemy!


  • auto
  • battler
  • tower-defense
  • strategy
  • resource-management
  • real-time
  • 2.5d
  • war
  • base-building
  • wargame
  • tactical
  • pixel
  • combat
  • artillery
  • stylized

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Tower of Time (2018)

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  • real-time
  • rpg
  • tactical
  • pause
  • party
  • old-school
  • classic
  • combat
  • music
  • dungeon-crawler
  • lore
  • techno
  • strategy

9

Worbital (2019)

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Mac OS PC Windows Xbox One Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch

With the shifting gravity on your side, aim your cannons, blast your enemies and enjoy the fireworks. Worbital is a real-time strategic artillery game in space, peppered with a heavy dose of cosmic chaos. The goal: be the last civilization standing!


  • artillery
  • real-time
  • strategy
  • asteroid
  • local
  • multiplayer
  • turn-based
  • online
  • comedy

10

Dice Legacy (2021)

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PC Windows Nintendo Switch

Dice Legacy is a dice-based survival city builder set on a mysterious ringworld. Your ship has reached the shore of an uncharted continent. Roll and use your dice to gather resources, expand and defend your settlement, survive the winter and interact with the strange inhabitants of this eerie world.

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  • city-building
  • rogue-like
  • dice
  • real-time
  • strategy
  • colony
  • survival
  • board-game
  • resource-management

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