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Top Ten Switch Games Under 1GB

Top Ten Switch Games Under 1GB

Top Ten Switch Games Under 1GB

The Nintendo Switch library is known for holding some of the biggest, most ambitious games of the last decade, such as The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey, and Animal Crossing: New Horizons just to name a few. These are testaments to how grand and bold the Switch’s presentation can be. But bigger isn’t always better, and there are a variety of games on the console that, while small in size, offer up plenty of adventure to dive into! That’s why we’re here to count down our list of the top ten Switch games under 1GB.

Most Switch games clock in at several gigabytes, including the heaviest hitters, but these titles are so tiny you may not even need an SD card for most of them. But regardless, each one is different than the last, and there’s bound to be something that might pike your interest if you look hard enough.

So with that out the way, let’s count down our picks for the top ten Switch games under 1GB, and why you should give them a try!

Kamiko$4.99/£4.49 (112 MB)

With a style rooted in traditional Japanese Shinto beliefs and artwork, KAMIKO provides an immersive and visually stunning experience despite its small size. Fight as priestesses named “KAMIKO” as you do battle against demons across the land, solving puzzles to make your way through various stages, each on holding several Torii (gates) that are magically sealed and must be broken through to face the boss. Can you find and defeat every boss to save the land from ruin?

The only way to find out is to pick up KAMIKO today!

PAN-PAN: A tiny big adventure$5.00/£4.99 (145 MB)

PAN-PAN may be a little game, but that doesn’t mean it can’t make for one big adventure! In this open plain adventure that expands on the concept of environmental and narrative storytelling, you must solve puzzles and explore a rich and inviting world to find all the secrets it holds. Set against a backdrop of soothing ambient sounds crafted by renowned sound composer Simon Viklund and littered with riddles, hidden treasure, and memorable characters, this is sure to be one you won’t soon forget!

An unforgettable journey awaits you in PAN-PAN: A tiny big adventure!

Little Inferno$14.99/£11.99 (117 MB)

Little Inferno is a pretty… unusual game, but in a good way! Each corner of its quirky little world is full of surprises and a unique style of humor from the creators of World of Goo and Henry Hatsworth! As the name implies, this game is all about burning stuff in your little fireplace, and you can burn almost anything. Flaming logs, screaming robots, credit cards, batteries, exploding fish, unstable nuclear devices, and tiny galaxies – the possibilities are endless! There’s so much fun to be had almost entirely in front of a fireplace.

See the world burn in Little Inferno today!


A classic makes an explosive return for the Nintendo Switch! Re-experience the first entry in one of the most iconic action game series ever released in this enhanced version of the original METAL SLUG! Take control of Marco and Tarma of the Peregrine Falcon Squad as they fight back against the forces of the evil General Donald Morden in an effort to take back their stolen weapon known as the “METAL SLUG”! Players must utilize various weapons and vehicles to sway the fight in their favor in this action-packed 2D adventure.

If you’re looking for a nostalgia trip, look no more! Grab a friend and get your hands on METAL SLUG for the Nintendo Switch, and get ready to tear ’em up!

Dadish$9.99/£8.09 (103 MB)

Oh, no! Your children have gone missing. They can’t be out there all alone in the dangerous world! Well, as a Dad and radish – or let’s say, Dadish – you can’t just stand around! You have a responsibility and must set out to explore an exciting world with over 50 action-packed levels, face-off against five food-themed foes, collect stars and other secrets, and reunite with your missing children in this challenging platforming adventure. It’s not going to be easy, but as a Dadish, you must do everything you can to save your family!

Experience the joys of fatherhood in Dadish today!

Toree 3D$0.99/£0.89 (141 MB)

Life as a little chirp is pretty darn hard. One day, as Toree straddles about on his usual walk, a creepy mean guy comes rushing along and steals Toree’s ice cream. How rude! Well, Toree’s not just gonna let that guy bully him and take his stuff. In an attempt to right this wrong, Toree starts a furious chase through nine carefully crafted levels, each with a strong emphasis on speed and flow and packed with unique, platforming elements, all in a low-poly 90s aesthetic for just that extra bit of charm. But if he means he can get his ice cream back, Toree will go anywhere!

Get ready for a speedy adventure in Toree 3D for the Nintendo Switch!

Nexomon$9.99/£7.99 (822 MB)

Get ready to catch, evolve, and collect in Nexomon for the Nintendo Switch! With 300 unique creatures to collect, embark on an epic journey to build your ultimate team and take on powerful tamers to become stronger and save the world from the merciless Nexolord! Each battle is rendered in thrilling animated 2D, and you can explore a visually stunning world filled with a variety of environments and people to meet, both friends and foes.

See if you have what it takes to become the greatest tamer of all in the world of Nexomon!

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Ghoulboy$9.99/£8.99 (363 MB)

In this retro-inspired style action platformer with action-RPG genre and hack ‘n’ slash gameplay elements, you must face off against the demonic forces of the world in gloomy, dark environments rendered in the pixelized style of arcade classics. Players will take control of a heroic character who must traverse this world and complete puzzles, collect loot, and slay some monsters.

Experience a timeless era of gaming in a whole new light in Ghoulboy for the Nintendo Switch!

Spelunky – $9.99/£8.99 (275 MB)

A unique dungeon platformer with randomly-generated levels, Spelunky offers new challenges and experiences each time you play. Journey into the depths of the underground and explore fantastic places filled with all manner of monsters, traps (a lot of traps), and treasure! And the fully-destructible levels will give you complete freedom while you navigate the many environments and secrets this world has to offer.

Whether you stay or flee, kill or rescue, shop or steal… the choice is yours in the underground world of Spelunky!

DOOM 64$4.99/£3.99 (161 MB)

Experience the iconic, genre-defining classic in a whole new light! Originally released on Nintendo 64 in 1997, you can now take on the forces of Hell itself at home or on the go in DOOM 64 for the Nintendo Switch! Fight through hordes and hordes of vicious demons on your crusade to take down the Mother of Demons and stop Hell’s invasion of Earth. As you battle through more than 30 action-packed levels, your weapons and your wits will prove to be your saving grace in the fight to put an end to the demonic threat!

It’s time to rip and tear with DOOM 64 for the Nintendo Switch!

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