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Hades
OK, so I’ll admit the folks at Supergiant Games (behind the favorites Bastion and Transistor in particular) had me with ...
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Dead Cells
This was probably my favorite game of 2018, though since it's also a very challenging title it won't be for everyone. I ...
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Neon Abyss
If you're up for a challenge, tons of power-ups, and bullets everywhere...
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Children of Morta
While I have played (and generally enjoyed) a ton of roguelikes of all flavors on the Switch I can’t say any of them has...
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Slay the Spire
While deck building games would usually fall into the category of titles I’d file under “an acquired taste” the Switch n...
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Nuclear Throne
Though it’s pretty clear in places that Nuclear Throne has aged a bit since its original release, its unapologetic degre...
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The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+

One of the very first games available for the system, as I was already a huge fan from the PC space it was a Day 1 pu...

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Vampire Survivors
This addictive mix of dodge-em-up and roguelike sensibilities has many imitators but clearly stands as the best in the space
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Skul: The Hero Slayer
As a die hard fan of roguelikes perhaps it isn’t surprising that I’ve found Skul to be a great challenge and a good bit ...
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Spelunky 2
It’s always a bit tricky to release both an original game and its sequel at the same time, but in the case of Spelunky 2...
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Dicey Dungeons
OK, so perhaps at this point the concept of a deck-building strategy roguelike has been played out a bit… but what if yo...
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ScourgeBringer
There’s something about ScourgeBringer that deep down brings back my nostalgia for being in an arcade, pumping quarters ...
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Crown Trick
Among the many genres and subgenres roguelikes have managed to infiltrate I can’t say that a tactical turn-based adventu...
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West of Dead
While there are many roguelike shooters on the Switch (and quite a few of them are absolutely terrific) none of them pla...
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Atomicrops
For me, Atomicrops is a story of early frustration, followed by a slow warming up, which eventually became a pretty deep...
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Sparklite
Since I’m a huge fan of roguelikes and their ability to revitalize and alter how you play more classic genres I’ve alway...
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A Robot Named Fight
If Nintendo were to decide to turn the Metroid series into a roguelike it would likely end up looking quite a bit like A...
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Steredenn: Binary Stars
Moving in a very different direction Steredenn is a bullet hell roguelike space shooter that has some truly bonkers weap...
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Enter the Gungeon
At the time of its announcement as one of the most anticipated roguelike shooters for the Switch among the people "in th...
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Cult of the Lamb
The folks at Devolver certainly have a type and know how to pick weird but excellent indies, striking gold again
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TumbleSeed

I consider Tumbleseed to be one of the best games on the system that very few people gave a chance. In part because i...

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Pirates Outlaws
With its smart and generally quick play, plenty of heroes to unlock, and a bit of roguelike flair this deckbuilder has a lot going for it
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Neon Chrome

I'd originally fallen in love with Neon Chrome on PC where I beat the game 4 times and it kept getting more inten...

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Pathway
Elevator pitch time: Set off on an adventure with a party of your choosing with a wide variety of skills. Every step of ...
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Curse of the Dead Gods
Roguelikes have exploded in popularity in the past few years, with games like Dead Cells and Hades showing the way the l...
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UnderMine
As a connoisseur of roguelike titles of all stripes Undermine had me excited at first glance. With its pick-axe throwing...
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Void Bastards
While I’ve seen a few titles try to step up to the plate to establish a solid roguelike FPS to date nobody has really na...
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Juicy Realm
When it comes to roguelike shooters I’m both a tremendous fan and often a picky critic. We’ve been absolutely spoiled on...
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Risk of Rain 2
Having played both the original Risk of Rain and the Early Access version of this sequel on PC I’m pretty well-acquainte...
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Hell is Other Demons
All things considered, Hell is Other Demons is a very good platforming shooter that plays smart, is challenging, and ult...
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Airheart - Tales of broken Wings
This is a game that splices together twin-stick shooting, careful exploration, and crafting, but then throwing in roguel...
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Downwell
If you’re looking for something that’s quick to pick up and put down (you know, a great mobile experience) Downwell is a...
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Moonlighter
One part Zelda-esque combat and dungeon exploration and another part shop simulator Moonlighter is a title that looks gr...
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Bombslinger
Asking the question perhaps nobody answered: How do you finally give the tight gameplay of the classic Bomberman series ...
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Flinthook
The exciting and dangerous life of a swashbuckling bounty hunter is the focus in Flinthook, and the mix of shooting, swi...
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Wildfrost
While there are quite a number of quality roguelike deckbuilders already in the eShop, Wildfrost makes a strong case for some attention
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Fights in Tight Spaces
With a great visual style and differently-themed take on roguelike deckbuilding, Fights in Tight Spaces makes a case for your attention
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Have A Nice Death
While there’s no question this challenging roguelike slasher has style to burn, some performance issues hold it back
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Dust & Neon
Featuring a consistent challenge and tense encounters, this roguelike shooter distinguishes itself in a crowded field
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30XX
While more of an evolution than revolution from its predecessor, some refinements, new weapons, and enemies improve it nicely
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Monster Train First Class

While I’ll admit to having a bit of deckbuilding strategy fatigue, there have been a number of titles on Switch...

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Neurodeck
While the fact that we’ve been inundated with roguelike deckbuilders over roughly the last two years can make new entrie...
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Dandy Ace
While I’ve been a fan of roguelikes for quite some time it’s only been in the past few years with top-tier titles the li...
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METALLIC CHILD
OK, so to start I’ll admit that just on paper I was already rooting for Metallic Child a bit. An anime-style roguelike b...
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Space Scavenger
There’s absolutely no denying that fans of twin-stick roguelike shooters, like myself, have an embarrassment of riches o...
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Boyfriend Dungeon
Elevator pitch time… so what if the goal was to make a game that fully embraces and meshes together intense slashing rog...
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Crying Suns
When it comes to strategy games, on a general level it feels like the Switch hasn’t been terribly well-represented as a ...
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Legend of Keepers: Career of a Dungeon Manager
In order to keep things fresh developers have a constant challenge to mix and match genres and play styles in new ways. ...
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Tesla Force
My feelings on this title swung around a bit since, at first blush, Tesla Force has a ton in common with 10Tons previous...
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Going Under
As an enormous fan of anything roguelike Going Under has been on my radar since I first saw it announced, billing itself...

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