44 Best Rogue-like games for Nintendo Switch

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The best 44 Rogue-like games for Nintendo Switch daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Nintendo Switch. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection are Risk of Rain 2 released the 28 March 2019 and ranked #32, RemiLore released the 25 February 2019 and ranked #11, Bad North released the 30 December 2018 and ranked #14.

1# Tallowmere - 2015

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Indulge Lady Tallowmere and see how far through her lovingly violent dungeons you can delve in this 2D indie action roguelike-inspired platformer. New rooms are procedurally generated every time you play. How far can you make it?

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2# Darkest DungeonA - 2016

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Darkest Dungeon is a challenging gothic roguelike turn-based RPG about the psychological stresses of adventuring. Recruit, train, and lead a team of flawed heroes against unimaginable horrors, stress, famine, disease, and the ever-encroaching dark. Can you keep your heroes together when all hope is lost?

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3# Dead Cells - 2018

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Dead Cells is a rogue-lite, metroidvania inspired, action-platformer. You'll explore a sprawling, ever-changing castle... assuming you’re able to fight your way past its keepers in 2D souls-lite combat. No checkpoints. Kill, die, learn, repeat.

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4# Immortal Redneck - 2017

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"Lost. Furious. Immortal! When a redneck awakes bandaged in the Ancient Egypt with the only company of his most beloved weapons… The bloodbath starts! Use a ton of different weapons to kill bizarre enemies (from blue dinosaurs to flying skulls) and finish off some of the biggest bosses you’ve ever seen!! Unleash the power of the Gods! Receive the blessing of Apis, Sekhmet and more: each one will give you its own weapons and abilities. Also, you can get new skills in the scrolls that you’ll find in the dungeons… And buy new ones in the skill tree! Each time you play, the game will be DIFFERENT! Procedural dungeons filled with bad monsters wait for you to enter and discover the secrets of the Ancient Pyramids of Egypt. Blood, bullets, evil monsters, big bosses and a ton of fun: Take your gun and let the craziness begin!"

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5# 20XX - 2017

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20XX is a roguelike action platformer that you can play with a friend. Jump and shoot your way through ever-changing levels, collect awesome new powers, and battle mighty bosses in the name of saving the human race maybe!

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7# Enter the Gungeon - 2016

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Enter the Gungeon is a bullet hell dungeon crawler following a band of misfits seeking to shoot, loot, dodge roll and table-flip their way to personal absolution by reaching the legendary Gungeon’s ultimate treasure: the gun that can kill the past.

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8# Heart&Slash - 2016

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Heart&Slash is a 3D brawler that is set in a world where machines are all that remains from the Human civilization. You play as Heart, an innocent robot fighting to escape the grip of the evil and all seeing machine QuAsSy (Quality Assurance Systems). But make no mistake Heart&Slash is a hard game. Every death is permanent and means a new randomly generated level for you to start over with a different set of weapons and items you can use, new enemies to fight and secrets to explore.

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9# Touhou Genso Wanderer Reloaded - 2017

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Set out on an all-new adventure with Reimu, Marisa, Sanae, and more of your favorite Touhou characters! The land of Gensokyo once again plunges into darkness as a new mystery unfolds. What mysteries await in the Tower of Desire?

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10# Devious - 2014

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A real time first person dungeon crawler mixed with optional story-telling visual novel segments, taking place in a fragmented world on the verge of war. As countries clash and tensions rise, the traditions of the old world find themselves fighting with the ever changing culture of the new era.

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11# RemiLore - 2019

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RemiLore is a rogue-lite anime-style adventure set in a colorful fantasy world where players hack-and-slash their way through an army of enemies using a huge variety of unique melee weapons and devastating magic attacks! Remi, an ordinary high school student, has awakened Lore, a talking book who is a self-proclaimed master of magic. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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12# Wizard of Legend - 2018

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Wizard of Legend is a no-nonsense, action-packed take on wizardry that emphasizes precise movements and smart comboing of spells in a rogue-like dungeon crawler that features over a hundred unique spells and relics!

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14# Bad North - 2018

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Bad North is a charming but brutal real-time tactics roguelite. Defend your idyllic island kingdom against a horde of Viking invaders, as you lead the desperate exodus of your people. Command your loyal subjects to take full tactical advantage of the unique shape of each island.

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15# Lost Sea - 2016

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Lost Sea is an explorative action-adventure game set inside the perilous environment of the Bermuda Triangle. Select your hero and recruit a ragtag crew of survivors who can help you navigate the hazardous island chain. Scour each island for the mysterious tablets you need to navigate the waters of the Lost Sea and venture closer to the mysterious portal, that you hope, will transport you home.

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16# I Hate Running Backwards - 2018

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I Hate Running Backwards is a never-ending adrenaline packed shoot'em down roguelite that puts the emphasis on destruction and fighting never ending waves of enemies while time traveling through procedurally generated worlds!

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17# TumbleSeed - 2017

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TumbleSeed is a deceptively deep roguelike about balancing a seed up a dangerous and ever-changing mountain.

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18# The Binding of Isaac - 2011

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The Binding of Isaac is a randomly generated action RPG shooter with heavy Rogue-like elements. Following Isaac on his journey players will find bizarre treasures that change Isaac’s form giving him super human abilities and enabling him to fight off droves of mysterious creatures, discover secrets and fight his way to safety. Key features: Randomly generated dungeons, items enemies and bosses, you never play the same game twice. Over 100 unique items that not only give you powers but visually change your character. 50+ enemy types each with the ability to become "special" making them extra deadly but they also drop better loot. Over 20 bosses. 4 full chapters spanning 8 levels 3+ unlockable classes Multiple endings Tons of unlockable items, enemies, bosses and more.

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19# Neon Chrome - 2016

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Neon Chrome is an endless symphony of fight, die, improve and repeat - many players have over 100 hours logged!. Neon Chrome is high end game filled with massive explosions, destructible environment, countless bullets and rich AI behavior.

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20# NeuroVoider - 2016

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NeuroVoider is a twin-stick shooter RPG set in a cyber futuristic world about brains shooting around evil robots with nuclear rocket launchers. Battle through the horde of vigilant robots, boost your character with the smoking remains of your victims, and defeat the master NeuroVoider to end this eternal war. Play it coop with up to 4 friends, or go alone in an adventure of hack'n'slash rampage, with a pinch of rogue-lite, and some permadeath.

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21# Vertical Drop Heroes HD - 2017

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Vertical Drop Heroes is a procedural platformer RPG hybrid with roguelike elements, where your hero adventures through randomly generated stages. Armed with a variety of skills and traits, you must use your cunning and reflexes to survive the dangers of each stage.

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23# GoNNER - 2016

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GoNNER is a tough as hell procedurally-generated 2D platformer with roguelike elements, following the largely misunderstood and altruistic Ikk on a journey to cheer up his only friend in this world - a giant landbound whale named Sally - by searching for just the right trinket in the deep and dark places nearby.

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25# Has-Been Heroes - 2017

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* Unlock and collect hundreds of game-changing items and spells, boosting the heroes' powers and making each run unique! * Combine spells for devastating effects, learning the power of magic as you gain more elements. * In roguelike fashion, die and try again - choose your heroes wisely and prepare for battle!

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