The best arcade games for nintendo switch

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Arcade games are without a doubt one of the favorite genres of video game lovers. Their retro aesthetics and their influence on games from the past make them true gems of the game world.

Enjoy with us the best Arcade games for Nintendo Swith, the home system that adapts without problems to any situation. Take note of these titles and feel the nostalgia of yesterday.


Choose your favorite games and enjoy them when, where and how you want with your flexible console. We have made a top list taking into account the preferences of the users and our own, being this the final result.


World of TanksWoT, also known as WoT, is a game equipped with high-precision tanks. The game includes many armored vehicles from France, Japan, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Soviet Union, etc. The vehicles have many details and their designs are inspired by history. The game has an online multiplayer mode and the number of players who can play simultaneously is incredible.

  • Launch date: Still to be determined
  • Gender: Arcade/simulation
  • Number of players: online multiplayer


Katana Zero is another arcade game we have included in this list because of its 2D combat mechanics and unique story. The player must travel through time to help the main character. The player must travel through levels of side-scrolling, killing all enemies that come in their path through traps or with the sword. You may not find it easy to control the video game’s katana, but you will do so by putting yourself in the shoes of a highly skilled assassin.

  • Launch Date: April 19, 2019
  • Gender: Action / platforms / arcade
  • Number of players: one player


This action game stands out because of its action-packed gameplay and frantic platforms that you have to deal with as much as you can. You'll face incredible bosses, but you'll have to find their weak points to finish them off. The world has been conquered by the MegaMechs and your mission as a soldier is to fight for the good of mankind. To do so, you will have to join an exceptional group to eliminate this threat. Get weapons and upgrades and climb or jump with your driving boots!

  • Launch Date: April 4, 2019
  • Gender: Action / arcade
  • Number of players: one or two players


Sleep Tight is an arcade-style shooting game. This time you must defend your bedroom from the monsters that will visit you every night. To do this, it is important to build a kind of fort during the day and use all the elements at your disposal to find the best strategy. The soundtrack is very nice and the monsters are a bit curious. Also, the difficulty of the game will increase. Are you ready to face the night terror and end it once and for all?

  • Launch Date: January 24, 2019
  • Gender: Shooter / arcade
  • Number of players: one player


The Nintendo Switch is celebrating its birthday and has a more comprehensive catalogue. We've put together some exclusive titles for you to help you get the most out of your system. These are the best arcade games for Nintendo Switch 2018, so why not take a look at these must-have games?


It is a nice game with a lot of charisma. It stars Toad and his partner Toadette and the idea is to solve puzzles in various scenarios plagued by enemies. It is a simple game for all audiences, whose levels have been inspired by Super Mario Odyssey.

  • Launch Date: July 13, 2018
  • Gender: Puzzles / platforms / arcade
  • Number of players: one player


Owlboy is a 2D adventure where there is no lack of action, puzzles and platforms. It has the charm of the adventures of the past, with a spectacular visual section. If you are one of those who enjoy legendary old-school adventures, you must get hold of this game with a good story. Soar through the skies and fly, defeat your enemies and overcome obstacles. A very complete game indeed.

  • Launch Date: February 13, 2018
  • Gender: Puzzles / platforms / action / arcade
  • Number of players: one player


Dead Cells is a 2-D dungeon exploration game. We have included it in our selection of best arcade games because its creation was inspired by the best of the classics, resulting in a memorable title. The game takes place in a kind of island castle, where you will have to make decisions to cope with everything that awaits you and improve the protagonist. Access new levels, have amazing skills and use a multitude of weapons to fight (whips, grenades, spells, bows and swords).

  • Launch Date: August 7, 2018
  • Gender: Action / platforms / arcade
  • Number of players: one player

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