With the Nintendo Switch, gamers have an ever-expanding array of games to choose from. One of the most popular genres of games on the Switch is roguelikes, roguelites, and run-based games. Roguelikes and roguelites are rapidly growing in popularity due to their intense difficulty and replayability. Run-based games are also increasingly popular as they require quick reflexes and skillful play. In this article, we will be discussing the best roguelikes, roguelites, and run-based games to play on the Nintendo Switch that are sure to get your blood pumping.
Hades is a critically acclaimed roguelite dungeon crawler that has been acclaimed for its incredible writing and deep combat mechanics. Players guide Zagreus, son of Hades, as he attempts to escape from the Underworld with help from the gods of Olympus. The randomly generated levels test players’ knowledge of their movesets as they battle their way through hordes of enemies. With multiple endings depending on how well you master the controls, Hades is sure to keep players entertained for hours. Moreover, through numerous updates since its initial release in 2020 Hades continues to grow improving upon what was already an amazing game.
Hades also offers a myriad of different weapons for players to use in combat allowing for players to experiment with different play styles matching different weapons with characters abilities such as dodging or special damage abilities like summoning a large boulder or throwing a freeze bomb. This versatility allows you explore various strategies while adding an extra layer of challenge into each playthrough.
2. Risk Of Rain 2
Risk Of Rain 2, released in 2019 by Hopoo Games is an excellent example of a three-dimensional roguelite shooter. As players progress through