The Best Tower-defense Games for Nintendo Switch

Update, : Legendary Heroes added at rank #12.
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Bloons TD 5 (2011)

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We've also added an agent to help blow out those Birthday candles: The Ninja Kiwi. To top it off, we've added some premium skins to give our 10 year old towers a nostalgic feel!

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  • tower-defense

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X-Morph: Defense (2017)

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Unique fusion of a top down shooter and tower defense strategy. You are the invader! Use destructive weapons or lead you enemies into a maze of towers. Strategize in the build mode by carefully selecting various types of alien towers or throw yourself right into the heat of the battle.

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  • tower-defense
  • shooter
  • twin-stick
  • cooperative
  • wave
  • boss-fight
  • top-down
  • strategy

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The Last Friend (2021)

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Doggone tired of the typical brawler or tower defense that is all bark and no bite? Then join Alpha and T. Juan on a dynamic adventure that has you battling hordes of baddies and bosses on their mission to save all the Doggos!

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  • fisticuffs
  • post-apocalyptic
  • tower-defense
  • strategy
  • beat-em-up
  • dungeon-crawler
  • side-scrolling
  • futuristic
  • comedy
  • action
  • hardcore

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Gensokyo Defenders (2018)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows Playstation 4

Use Traps and Spell Cards to fight back the magical masses! Blistering shoot-em-up action meets tactical tower defense as you choose from almost 20 popular characters to stop the fairy onslaught! Take advantage of their unique powers and tricky Traps to freeze, fry, and blow your enemies away!

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  • tower-defense
  • meets
  • defence
  • tower
  • touhou
  • faith
  • shoot-em-up
  • action
  • anime
  • cooperative

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Rock of Ages 3: Make & Break (2020)

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Competitive tower defense meets arcade action and gets rolled up with ACE Team's quirky, Monty Python-esque humor into one giant, creative game for the ages. This time around, you can even make your own levels!


  • tower-defense
  • comedy
  • destruction
  • python
  • racing
  • strategy
  • historical
  • surreal
  • funny
  • arcade

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Dungeon Warfare 2 (2018)

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Dungeon Warfare 2 is the definitive sequel to Dungeon Warfare, a challenging tower defense strategy game where you become a dungeon lord to defend your dungeons with the deadliest of traps and insidious contraptions against greedy adventurers and wannabe heroes. Game Features - Physics-enabled tower defense mayhem - 33 unique traps with 8 unique traits for each trap - More than 30 unique enemies, each with a special trait - More than 60 handcrafted levels + an infinite number of procedurally generated dungeons - 5+ boss battles - Progression with experience providing passive upgrades for the traps as well as skill points - Three skill trees with 11 skills on each tree - Equipment system with more than 30 unique items - Mix your own difficulty by combining difficulty mode runes for more challenge & reward - Endless mode - Environmental Hazards

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  • tower-defense
  • dungeon
  • strategy

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CastleStorm II (2020)

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Welcome to the world of CastleStorm, a super genre mashup of 2D physics destruction mashed with tower defense brawler! CastleStorm was born out of the fond childhood memory of building and destroying LEGO castles.

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  • tower-defense
  • strategy
  • medieval
  • hands-on
  • real-time
  • empire
  • battle
  • destruction
  • story
  • physics
  • tower
  • hex-tile
  • colourful
  • combat
  • pinball

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Warpips (2021)

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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
  • resource-management
  • strategy
  • real-time
  • 2.5d
  • base-building
  • war
  • wargame
  • tactical
  • pixel
  • combat
  • stylized

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Kingdom: Two Crowns (2018)

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In Kingdom Two Crowns, players must work in the brand-new solo or co-op campaign mode to build their kingdom and secure it from the threat of the Greed. Experience new technology, units, enemies, mounts, and secrets in the next evolution of the award-winning micro strategy franchise!

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  • strategy
  • pixel
  • colony
  • side-scrolling
  • micro
  • medieval
  • tower-defense
  • cooperative
  • simulation
  • survival
  • base-building
  • discovery
  • minimalist
  • resource-management
  • 2d

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Kingdom Rush Origins (2014)

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

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  • tower-defense
  • strategy

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