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Arcade games are undoubtedly one of the favorite genres of video game lovers. Their retro aesthetics and their influence towards games from the past make them true jewels of the game world.

Enjoy with us the best Arcade games for Nintendo Swith, the home console that adapts smoothly to any situation. Take good note of these titles and feel the nostalgia of yesterday.


Choose your favourite video 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 users and our own, this being the end result.


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

    Game facts
  • Release Date: To be determined
  • Genre: Arcade/simulation
  • Number of players: online multiplayer
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Katana Zero is another of the Arcade games we have included in this list for its 2D combat mechanics and unique history. The player must travel through time to help the main character. You will have to do it by levels of lateral displacement, killing all the enemies that come out in their way through traps or with the sword. You may not find it easy to control the katana of the video game, but you will do so by putting yourself in the shoes of a killer of great ability.

Game facts
  • Release Date: April 19, 2019
  • Genre: Action / platforms / arcade
  • Number of players: one player
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This action game stands out for its great action-packed gameplay and frantic platforms that you must deal with as you can. You’ll face incredible bosses, but to finish them off you’ll have to find their weak points. The world has been conquered by the MegaMechs and your mission as a soldier is to fight for the good of humanity. You will need to join an exceptional group to eliminate this threat. Get weapons and upgrades and scale or jump with your impulse boots!

Game facts
  • Release Date: April 4, 2019
  • Genre: Action / arcade
  • Number of players: one or two players
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Sleep Tight is an arcade-style shooting game. On this occasion you must defend your bedroom from the monsters that will visit you every night. For 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 a little curious. In addition, the difficulty of the game will increase. Are you willing to face night terror and end it once and for all?

Game facts
  • Release Date: January 24, 2019
  • Genre: Shooter / arcade
  • Number of players: one player
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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 riddled with enemies. This is a simple game for all audiences, whose levels have been inspired by Super Mario Odyssey.

Game facts
  • Release Date: July 13, 2018
  • Genre: Puzzles / platforms / arcade
  • Number of players: one player
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Owlboy is a 2D adventure where there is no lack of action, puzzles and platforms. It possesses the charm of the old-school adventures, with a spectacular visual section. If you’re one of those who enjoy yesterday’s legendary adventures, you’ve got to get your hands on this story-telling game. Cross the skies and fly, defeat your enemies and overcome obstacles. Without a doubt, a very complete game.

Game facts
  • Release Date: February 13, 2018
  • Genre: Puzzles / platforms / action / arcade
  • Number of players: one player
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Dead Cells is a 2D 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 castle-island, where you will have to make decisions to face 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).

Game facts
  • Release Date: August 7, 2018
  • Genre: Action / platforms / arcade
  • Number of players: one player
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