The Best Word Games for Nintendo Switch

Update, : The Quest For Excalibur - Puy Du Fou added at rank #1.
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The Quest For Excalibur - Puy Du Fou (2022)

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Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 PC Windows

By order of his beloved king, the wizard Merlin sets out on a quest to find Arthur’s heir, gather Excalibur’s 15 fragments and bring Arthur back from the dead.


  • historical
  • rhythm
  • action-adventure
  • word
  • sport
  • 3d
  • third-person
  • cartoony
  • open-world
  • arcade
  • fantasy
  • adventure
  • single-player
  • combat

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Letters - a written adventure (2022)

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Nintendo Switch Mac OS PC Windows

Letters is a fun word puzzle game about friendship, growing up and finding your place in life. Follow Sarah, a shy girl from Switzerland, by moving through her pen pal letters and chat messages. Use the power of words to solve riddles, interact with her friends and decide who she will grow up to be.

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  • well-written
  • hand-drawn
  • dynamic
  • word
  • choices
  • narration
  • multiple-endings
  • family-friendly
  • pixel
  • funny
  • cute
  • colourful
  • story
  • puzzle
  • atmospheric

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Yoshiwara Higanbana (2017)

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PC Windows Nintendo Switch vita

--Whether I end up after falling in love, in your arms or in a scarlet prison? It's up to you to make my vow of higanbana fall or wither-- Even if it's only for one night, I want to be held by you...


  • otome
  • dating-sim
  • word
  • fiction
  • visual-novel
  • 2d
  • interactive
  • emotional
  • drama
  • anime
  • rpg
  • romance

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Don't Forget Me (2021)

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Nintendo Switch Linux Mac OS Playstation 3 PC Windows

The first season aired in Japan between January 8, 2012 and March 24, 2012 while the second season started airing between July 8, 2012 and September 23, 2012 following a recap episode on July 1, 2012. Both seasons have been licensed by Viz Media in North America and Anime on Demand in the United Kingdom. A manga accompaniment began serialization in Enix's Young Gangan magazine and a light novel from Media Factory, both from September 2011.[2][3] A hybrid Blu-ray Disc containing an original video animation and a PlayStation 3 video game was released on August 23, 2012.

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  • typing
  • philosophical
  • soundtrack
  • noir
  • investigation
  • word
  • detective
  • cyberpunk
  • sci-fi
  • pixel
  • atmospheric
  • point-and-click
  • violent
  • mystery
  • story

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ACT IT OUT XL! (2018)

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PC Windows Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch

ACT IT OUT XL is an interactive streaming game designed to be played with your viewers on Twitch, choose from almost 3,000 secret phrases to act out from multiple categories including film, music and video games. More than just acting, you can even sing, draw or describe the hidden phrases!


  • spelling
  • party
  • typing
  • word
  • trivia
  • family-friendly
  • tabletop
  • board-game
  • abstract
  • local
  • cartoony
  • pvp
  • colourful
  • atmospheric
  • 2d

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Ladders by POWGI (2021)

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Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 Playstation 5 Xbox One

Make new words by changing one letter at a time. The goal is to turn one word into another using only a limited number of steps.

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  • word
  • puzzle
  • classic
  • challenging
  • online
  • difficult

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#1 Crosswords (2021)

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Nintendo Switch

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  • word
  • puzzle
  • classic
  • challenging
  • online

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Letter Quest: Grimm's Journey (2014)

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Ever wondered what would happen if you crossed Scrabble with an RPG? Now you don't have to, because Letter Quest is here! Help Grimm and Rose, a couple of adorable grim reapers, defeat monsters, ghosts, evil bunnies and more using the power of words!

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  • typing
  • word
  • spelling
  • book
  • casual
  • fight
  • rpg

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Letter Quest Remastered (2017)

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Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 Mac OS PC Windows

Letter Quest is a turn-based RPG where players attack monsters by spelling words. But be careful, the monsters can fight back by creating different letter tiles such as poison, plague, stone, and whirlwind. They can even steal your health, heal themselves, use critical attacks and much, much more! Help the adorable grim reapers Grimm and Rose defeat monsters, ghosts, evil bunnies and more using the power of words! Explore five areas, each equipped with unique art and music tracks. Don’t forget to upgrade your books, potions, special items and weapons to aid you on your journey. Can you defeat all of the monsters that stand in your path?


  • word
  • book
  • super-difficult
  • rpg

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Highrise Heroes: Word Challenge (2016)

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A towering word-game and mystery-story mash-up!


  • mystery-story
  • word
  • chimp
  • boggle
  • grid
  • maker
  • meditative
  • logic
  • adventure
  • strategy

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