The Best Tower-defense Games for Nintendo Switch

Update, : Dwerve added at rank #2.
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Ancient Islands (2022)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows

Old-school, hard tower-defense mixed with economy elements. It features complex skill trees, resource trading, building your own village, and setting individual tactics for each tower. Can you defend what you've built from hordes of enemies? Visit Ancient Islands and test your tactical sense!

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  • tower-defense
  • magic
  • building
  • cartoony
  • base-building
  • tactical
  • resource-management
  • 2d
  • fantasy
  • isometric
  • old-school
  • strategy
  • economy
  • management
  • real-time

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Dwerve (2022)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows Mac OS Linux

An epic action-adventure with tower defense combat! Dungeon crawl through a ruined kingdom, fending off hordes with turrets and traps! Punch them into pits! Pull them into spinblades! Zap and burn them!


  • rpg
  • tower-defense
  • dungeon-crawler
  • tactical
  • action-adventure
  • pixel
  • hack-and-slash
  • strategy
  • battle-ax
  • story
  • old-school

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Kingdom Rush (2012)

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Get ready for an epic journey to defend your kingdom against hordes of orcs, trolls, evil wizards and other nasty fiends using a vast arsenal of towers and spells at your command!Fight on forests, mountains and wastelands, customizing your defensive strategy with different tower upgrades and specializations!

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  • tower-defense
  • strategy

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Wizards: Wand of Epicosity (2020)

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Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 PC Windows

When the Wizard of Darkness awakened, it was up to one man to defeat him. When that man was accidentally killed by one idiot, Tobuscus (or "person of extremely low intelligence" - gently put), the responsibility of becoming an AWESOME WIZARD fell onto him...


  • tower-defense
  • demons
  • strategy
  • rpg
  • zombies
  • fast-paced

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Kingdom Rush Origins (2014)

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Nintendo Switch Android PC Windows Mac OS Linux

The third installment in the popular tower defense series Kingdom Rush.

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  • tower-defense
  • strategy

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Bloons Monkey City (2014)

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Create, upgrade, and customize your very own Bloons Monkey City in this groundbreaking blend of city building and tower defense awesomeness!

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  • tower-defense
  • city-building
  • tile

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Kingdom Rush Frontiers (2013)

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Mac OS Linux PC Windows Android Nintendo Switch

Command your troops through an epic (mis)adventure as you defend exotic lands from dragons, man-eating plants, and ghastly denizens of the underworld -all with flashy new towers, levels, heroes, and more goodies to help you crush your foes in this Fantasy Action Tower Defense game!


  • tower-defense
  • strategy
  • artillery

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Zombo Buster Advance (2020)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows Mac OS

Zombo Buster Advance is a tower defense game taking place inside buildings with interchangeable elevators. Deploy, swap and shoot like a boss!

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  • tower-defense
  • zombies
  • real-time
  • tactical
  • strategy
  • top-down
  • cartoony
  • 2d
  • class
  • colourful

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Battle of Kings (2018)

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early access PC Windows Nintendo Switch

The time of war has come! Take the command of your kingdom and use your strategic skills to defend the siege against your fortifications. You can’t win only by defending your Kingdom. Develop your economics, assemble and upgrade your army to defeat the enemy forces in a real Battle of Kings.

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  • tower-defense
  • strategy
  • simulation
  • tower

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SENTRY (2020)

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early access Xbox One PC Windows Nintendo Switch

SENTRY is a sci-fi action-defense shooter. Players defend their fleeing vessel from a relentless alien threat. Use traps, turrets and environmental destruction to repel the invading hordes and engage the enemy in fast-paced FPS gunplay.

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  • character
  • first-person
  • tower-defense
  • stylized
  • fps
  • survival
  • 3d
  • colourful
  • customization
  • space
  • 1980s
  • sci-fi
  • shooter
  • campaign
  • aliens

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