15 Best Turn-based Tactical games for Nintendo 3DS

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The best 15 Turn-based Tactical games for Nintendo 3DS daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Nintendo 3DS. 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 Ambition released the 30 December 2018 and ranked #8, Rainbow Skies released the 25 June 2018 and ranked #10, Fire Emblem released the 27 September 2017 and ranked #3.

1# Fire Emblem Fates - 2015

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Fire Emblem Fates is split into 3 story paths. Birthright is one of the 2 base stories, the other being Conquest. The other story path can be bought digitally at a discount through the in-game store. The 3rd story path is Revelation, a DLC that was released later. You need to be have completed chapter 6 in either game to access the other stories, and the DLCs, path. Birthright is the easier path as it has the ability to use scouting missions to grind experience and money, simpler mission objectives, and the missions give greater amounts of experience and money.

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2# SteamWorld Heist - 2016

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Join Captain Piper Faraday, smuggler and occasional pirate, as she recruits a rag-tag team of steam-driven robots and sets out on a daring adventure. With your hearty crew you’ll board, loot and shoot your way through enemy spaceships. Overcome the challenges of the vast frontier by upgrading your robots with unique abilities, weapons – and even stylish hats!

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3# Fire Emblem - 2017

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Fire Emblem is a tactical role-playing game for the Game Boy Advance, developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo. It is the seventh main game of the Fire Emblem series, the second in the series to be released for the Game Boy Advance. As the first Fire Emblem game released outside Japan, the game was likened favorably to Advance Wars, another tactical game by the same developer. Fire Emblem is a turn-based tactical role-playing game in which players move a small group of units around a square-based grid, battling their enemies in order to complete a certain predefined objective.

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4# Fire Emblem Awakening - 2013

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CUSTOMIZATION: Create your own personalized character and fight alongside heroic characters on the battlefield. BONDS GROWN IN BATTLE: Team up characters to strengthen their friendships on the battlefield.

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5# Project X - 2017

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In the vicinity of the Grackham National Park, two teenagers disappeared. At night, a roar is heard from the forest. Nearby, a group of archaeologists finds a cave and skull of an unknown creature.

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6# Fire Emblem Warriors - 2017

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Take direct control of known and original Fire Emblem characters, issue them strategic commands in the midst of battle, pair up heroes to unleash stunning attacks, and more. Unlock new playable heroes, each with their own unique moves, special attacks, weapon types, and voiced dialogue in this large-scale action game from the Hyrule Warriors team. Battle as fan-favorite Fire Emblem heroes, like Chrom, Corrin, Ryoma, Marth, Xander and more, each with unique moves, special attacks, weapon types, and voiced dialogue.

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7# Stella Glow - 2015

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Gameplay is divided into different areas, free time and battle time. During either players have the ability to purchase items and fight random monsters, however there are certain things that can only be accomplished via free time and battle time. Doing any of these things will cause time to pass and the extent to which a player develops a relationship can impact the game's ending. Engaging in battle time will progress the game's story.

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8# Ambition - 2018

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Ambition is a 2D strategy RPG game that explores a village with teleporters to dangerous dungeons. In this strange and quirky world, battle bosses like a one-eyed turtle with a fancy tophat, a giant centipede that lurks quietly in the desert, and many more!

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9# Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. - 2015

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In the Code Name: S. T. E. A. M. game, you will launch S. T. E. A. M. (Strike Team Eliminating the Alien Menace), an elite team of steam-powered special-forces soldiers, to save the world from an alien menace. Update: A new software update has been made available for the Code Name: S. T. E. A. M game that includes functionality to fast-forward the enemy’s turn in the game.

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10# Rainbow Skies - 2018

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From the makers of Rainbow Moon comes Rainbow Skies, a new fantasy role-playing game. Immerse yourself in a colorful and vibrant world, filled to the brim with friends and foes, murky dungeons, turn-based battles, towns, shops, and everything else your role-playing heart desires. Tamable monsters, upgradable characters, and a variety of weapons and equipment offer you a wide range of customization and character development possibilities. Tons of optional and endgame content, side and treasure hunt quests, a humorous story, and other exciting content will keep you hooked for countless hours.

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11# Project X Zone 2 - 2015

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Developed by MONOLITH SOFTWARE INC. , Project X Zone 2 gives gamers the opportunity to play as their favorite characters from a multitude of franchises and form teams of characters hailing from classic and current franchises and engage enemies through strategic turn-based battles. Featuring characters from YAKUZA: Dead Souls, the Sakura Wars series and Virtua Fighter series and more from SEGA Interactive Co. , Ltd / SEGA Games Co. , Ltd, characters from Capcom's franchises including the Resident Evil series, Devil May Cry series and Megaman X series, and characters from the TEKKEN series, Tales of Vesperia, and .

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12# Lord of Magna: Maiden Heaven - 2015

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Residing on the outskirts of town as the proprietor of a quiet, rustic inn, Luchs has lived through much of his life proudly clinging to a code of honor passed down from father to son: "When our cherished guests finally arrive, think of them as nothing less than family. Unfortunately, the inn has not yet had even a single guest since its foundation, leaving Luchs no choice but to excavate and sell crystals—a valuable fuel source—in order to make ends meet. It is during one such routine excavation that he happens upon a beautiful maiden encased inside a massive crystal, and her abrupt awakening triggers a series of unexpected events that include foul fiends, astonishing abilities, and miraculous mysteries…

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13# Ambition of the Slimes - 2014

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A new spin on strategy RPG gaming! Slimes, the weakest of RPG characters, can take over an enemy unit and fight! This twist on the genre allows Slimes of various types to take over and control a broad range of powerful human units - it's a wonderful underdog story!

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14# Squids Odyssey - 2014

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SQUIDS is a unique mix of action strategy and RPG: build your team of heroes for epic turn-based battles against corrupted crabs and shrimps! Features Grab Squids by the tentacles, then fling them across the battlefield Mixes the best of tactical turn base with classic RPG elements Recruit a unique team of Squids in four different classes: shooters, scouts, troopers and healers Use strategy and skill to win turn-based battles, use the environment to your advantage Customize your party with special ability-boosting helmets Enjoy an epic story with giant turtle rides and heroic boss battles Discover the Squids' legendary world through gorgeous detailed levels

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15# Mercenaries Saga 2 - 2016

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Claude covers the prince's escape and stops the assassin, but it was just a trap and the prince has been poisoned by a blade. To aid the prince, Claude has to lead the Silver Eagle north so that they can find the only antidote an Erni Herb.

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