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 NecroDancer: AMPLIFIED released the 17 March 2019 and ranked #27, RemiLore released the 25 February 2019 and ranked #13, Bad North released the 30 December 2018 and ranked #14.

26# ATOMINE - 2017

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Atomine is a twin stick procedural shooter rogue-lite set in a virtual world with minimalist design, where the player recounts on the screen the real events of STUXNET, the first weapon ever created in the form of computer virus.

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27# NecroDancer: AMPLIFIED - 2019

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Groove to the epic Danny Baranowsky soundtrack, or easily select songs from your own iTunes collection! Re-enter the dungeon with the additional AMPLIFIED content and take control of the shapeshifting Nocturna to discover her story, an entirely new zone with new dangers, and the history of the crypt! Use new weapons, items, and spells with any of the fourteen total playable characters to destroy your new enemies!

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28# Risk of Rain - 2013

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Risk of Rain is an action platformer with roguelike elements. With permanent death as a primary feature, players will have to play their best to get as far as possible. Fight on a mysterious planet with randomly spawning enemies and bosses, either alone or with 3 friends in online co-op.

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29# 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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30# 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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32# Skyhill - 2016

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World War III is over, the world's infested with mutants and your supplies are running out. Fight your way down this damned hotel, from your penthouse on top to the first floor. Craft weapons, search for food and reach the exit. Otherwise you'll be torn apart, starve to death or maybe both...

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33# Original Journey - 2017

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Join the forces of the Ato as they set off on a journey across the universe to save their planet from a slow death. Find out how far one species is willing to go to save itself in this gorgeous hand drawn action adventure from Bonfire Entertainment.

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34# Claws of Furry - 2018

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Claws of Furry will see players scratching, back-flipping and all-round ass-kicking their way through fifty levels of beatem up badassery in glorious martial arts fashion - all in the name of rescuing their master and sensei from the evil paws of an unknown boss. Made up of four distinct environments, including Slums, Sewers, Dog City and the Mansion, each complete with their own unique set of enemies, players can look forward to a new challenge with every new area they enter. 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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35# Steredenn: Binary Stars - 2018

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Steredenn: Binary Stars is an award-winning mashup of a classic shmup and a rogue-like, carved in big beautiful pixels, with insane boss battles. Enjoy infinite replayability and unforgiving gameplay through intense boss fights, (almost) randomly generated environments, twisted space events and a massive arsenal of weapons. THE ULTIMATE EDITION: Loads of new content, reworked balancing, scoring, optimisation & always more polish .

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36# Son of a Witch - 2018

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Action roguelike for 1-4 players with cute graphics, easy to pick up controls and deep game mechanics. Combine dozens of different weapons, magic items, potions and spells with unique effects to beat 7 enemy factions and 24 bosses. Can you find the ancient goblin artifact at the end of the dungeon?

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37# 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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38# Xenoraid - 2016

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Xenoraid is an exciting vertically scrolling shoot'em up rooted in the classic action gameplay of the genre with modern additional features. Intercept the alien threat in missions that play out differently every time. Pilot skillfully to line up devastating bursts of fire. Switch between four fighters during combat to bring in the best weapons for each situation. Upgrade, repair and enhance your squadron between missions. Bring down huge alien capital ships in hectic bossfights. Put your skills to the ultimate test in three endless survival missions with online leaderboards! Features: - Experience dynamic shoot'em up action with no level memorization - Switch between four fighters in the heat of combat - Manage your squadron with weapon and tech upgrades - Master advanced shooting mechanics like fighter tilting and weapon heat - Fight through a Campaign mode with more than 40 missions and four boss fights - Compete in three endless Survival stages with online leaderboards - Play all game modes in 2-4 player local co-op

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39# A Magical High School Girl - 2017

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"The magic beckons you." A Magical High School Girl is a magic crafting rogue-like RPG! The only weapon you possess is the magic you conjure from within. You can freely name your magic. The elemental properties and effects are generated automatically with what you typed in.

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40# Phantom Trigger - 2017

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The phantom realm brings arcane hexes into a pulsing neon reality, where demons fight in packs and use every trick they have to break your defense. Throw spells and traps mid-combo, ride the edge of control and chaos in this fresh take on action combat. Branching story with 4 alternative endings 5 Distinct Worlds to explore Estimated 7+ hours of gameplay A deep combat system focusing on unlocking combos and upgrading weapons"

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41# DragonFangZ: The Rose & Dungeon of Time - 2017

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In order to return back to their village through the power of the treasure, they decided to face the challenges of the dungeon! If Rose is defeated during the adventure, she will lose all items and her level will be reset. 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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42# ToeJam and Earl: Back in the Groove - 2018

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Crank the bass and get funky with ToeJam and Earl: Back in the Groove, an all-new adventure featuring ToeJam and Earl. After crash landing on Earth, find the pieces to the Rapmaster Rocketship and get your ride back to Lamont before he realizes it's missing.

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43# Rogue Aces - 2018

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It's time to join the Rogue Aces and liberate the islands from The Baron and his dreaded pilots. Take down waves of dastardly enemies in this endlessly emergent air combat rogue-like where nothing is the same twice. With a multitude of game modes to discover, no loading screens to stutter the action and a whole lot of landscape to take back, jump in the cockpit and take back what's yours!

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