Games Encyclopedia Top Games PC PS5 XSX PS4 PS3 Xbox One Xbox 360 Switch Android iOS Rankings Images Companies

Strategy Video Games13

Strategy games. Victory depends here on player’s strategy and tactics. Main task is to control resources (e.g. troops, civil workers) in order to defeat an enemy or achieve some other goal. The gameplay can be turn-based or in real time (RTS). Specific types of strategy games are economic games and so called ‘tycoons’.

PlayStation
Sony PlayStation 59 Sony PlayStation 4243 Sony PlayStation 370 Sony PlayStation 247 Sony PlayStation 124 PlayStation Portable36 PlayStation Vita45
Xbox
Microsoft Xbox Series X/S10 Microsoft XBOX ONE213 Microsoft Xbox 36096 Microsoft Xbox25
Mobile
Android OS455 Apple iOS526 Windows Phone47
Nintendo
Nintendo Switch153 Nintendo Wii28 Nintendo DS100 Nintendo Wii U14 Nintendo 3DS12 Game Boy Advance16 Nintendo GameCube9
MORE
LESS
King's Bounty: Armored Princess
King's Bounty: Armored Princess

Strategy 10 April 2009

The official addition to the strategy game - King's Bounty: Legend. It expands the title with additional race, spells, bosses, battle arenas, improved interface and the possibility of playing the title princess Amelia.

Port Royale 3: Pirates & Merchants
Port Royale 3: Pirates & Merchants

Strategy 03 May 2012

Port Royale 3: Pirates & Merchants is the third installment of the popular economic strategy series from Kalypso Media. The game takes place in the 17th-century Caribbean where Spain, England, Netherlands, and France fight for influence. We play as a young captain who desires to make a fortune and create his own empire. His career depends on our choices. As we play, we can take part in dangerous journeys, become pirates, or focus on trade and development of our settlements.

Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition - Lords of the West
Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition - Lords of the West

Strategy 26 January 2021

Add-on to the game Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition. Lords of the West introduces three large campaigns, as well as two new civilisations, the Burgundians and the Sicilians, with unique units and technologies.

Plague Inc: Evolved
Plague Inc: Evolved

Strategy 18 September 2015

An unusual strategy game and simulation of deadly virus’ pandemic. The production is a complex port of a popular application for mobile devices and has been developed by independent British studio Ndemic Creation. Our task in this game is to create a deadly virus and find a way to spread it around the entire world.

Supreme Commander
Supreme Commander

Strategy 16 February 2007

Supreme Commander is a real-time strategy prepared by Gas Powered Games studio. From the point of view of a fan of the genre, however, more important is the information that behind the game's production stands Chris Taylor - a man who once gained huge popularity with the program called Total Annihilation.

StarCraft: Brood War
StarCraft: Brood War

Strategy 18 November 1998

An official expansion pack for the excellent real-time strategy by Blizzard Entertainment set in a science fiction setting. The action of StarCraft: Brood War takes place after the events of the base game. Even though the Overmind has been destroyed, the Zerg still pose a threat, and a new danger emerges. The central character of the expansion, around whom most of the story revolves, is Sarah Kerrigan – a Terran infected by the Zerg. She became the most powerful Overmind – the Zerg Queen.

Rome: Total War - Barbarian Invasion
Rome: Total War - Barbarian Invasion

Strategy 27 September 2005

The first official add-on to the third installment of Total War – the popular series created by Creative Assembly. As suggested by the title, Rome: Total War – Barbarian Invasion focuses on a very unfavorable time for the Roman Empire between 363 and 476. At that time, Europe had fallen under the reign of barbarian tribes, while the east had a new power player emerging in the form of Persian Empire.

Age of Empires Online
Age of Empires Online

Strategy 16 August 2011

Another installment in the wildly popular strategy game series by Gas Powered Games, dedicated to web-based gameplay. You play as a leader of your chosen nation, and your task is to build your city, gather resources, develop new technologies, create a vast army and conquer new territories. Apart from your nation's capital, you can also visit other metropolises, where you can find not only stores, but also various quests, which you can complete on your own or with other players' help.

Pizza Connection 3
Pizza Connection 3

Strategy 22 March 2018

Another entry in the series of economic strategy games in which the player assumes the role of an owner of a pizzeria. The first game in the series debuted in 1999 and its sequel was released one year later. In the third installment the player is tasked with transforming a small business into a giant network of restaurants scattered across the world.

Praetorians: HD Remaster
Praetorians: HD Remaster

Strategy 24 January 2020

A remastered version of the RTS from 2003, which takes us back to the Roman Empire; in order to become emperor, the player must fight wars with a limited number of different units at his disposal. Praetorians: HD Remaster stands out from the original with its improved graphics, user interface and control.

World in Conflict
World in Conflict

Strategy 18 September 2007

World in Conflict is a real-time strategy game designed by the creator of the cult series Ground Control. The developers from the Swedish company Massive Entertainment enabled the players to assume the role of a military commander and to participate in a global military conflict.

The Settlers II
The Settlers II

Strategy 15 February 1996

The Settlers II is the second installment of a series considered to be a real time strategy (RTS) classics. The player directs the actions of a group of settlers who are trying to build a colony on the newly discovered land. Developers from Blue Byte Software studio have prepared a captivating one-person mode campaign consisting of 10 missions and a fully functional, network multiplayer.

Stonehearth
Stonehearth

Strategy 25 July 2018

A sandbox economic strategy game developed by Radiant Entertainment, a debuting studio employing a team of two. The game is set in a medieval realm featuring fantasy elements, and the task of the players is to build a village and transform it into a vibrant city. In order to do this, it is necessary to collect raw materials and food as well as take care of the residents' safety. Thus we can focus our development on army, trade, or religion, or combine elements of different strategies.

Faces of War
Faces of War

Strategy 08 September 2006

A sequel to Soldiers: Heroes of World War II, a well-received real-time strategy game released in 2004. Faces of War was developed by Best Way, the creators of the game's predecessor, and the production doesn't differ much in terms of gameplay mechanics. Faces of War features campaigns (one for each country: US, United Kingdom, Soviet Union and Third Reich), each of them involving an array of varied tasks. You get a specific number of troops, which you can issue orders to.

Armies of Exigo
Armies of Exigo

Strategy 30 November 2004

Real-time strategy implemented by the Black Hole Games development team, which consists of great fans of RTS ideas, including some of the best Starcraft players in the world. In line with current trends, AoE expands the standard RTS scheme with elements typical of the cRPG species, and also reduces the importance and impact on a single unit's struggle for the huge masses of clashing troops.

This War of Mine: The Little Ones
This War of Mine: The Little Ones

Strategy 29 January 2016

An extended edition of This War of Mine, a unique survival game developed 11bit Studios - the creators of the original - with the 8th generation consoles in mind by. The game inverts the premises of a typical war game, as we do not assume the role of heroic soldiers. Instead, we control a group of civilians surprised by the outbreak of war and trying to survive in a besieged city. The gameplay mechanics remain unchanged, focusing on survival and morally difficult decision-making.

Aven Colony
Aven Colony

Strategy 25 July 2017

A city builder strategy game developed by the independent studio Mothership Entertainment. The player arrives at the planet Aven Prime, assuming the role of the founder of one of one of the first extraterrestrial colonies. His tasks include expansion and settlement of new areas, taking care of the settlement’s technological infrastructure and the morale of its inhabitants, as well as fighting dangerous fauna and results of extreme weather conditions.

This is the Police 2
This is the Police 2

Strategy 31 July 2018

A sequel to This is the Police. The game was developed by the creators of the original title, Weappy Studio. Similarly to its predecessor, the game combines traits of adventure games and strategy games. In This is the Police 2 the players assume the role of Lilly Reed – a female sheriff who tries to bring order to the small city of Sharpwood.

Sudden Strike 2
Sudden Strike 2

Strategy 08 August 2002

Sudden Strike 2 is a continuation of the real-time war strategy issued in 2000. Developers from the Fireglow studio remained faithful to the realities of World War II, however, expanding the area of activity by Asia and the Pacific as well. Players can command the forces of the USSR, USA, Great Britain, Third Reich and Japan. Compared to the original, the sequel is characterized by a higher number of units and better visual setting.

HighFleet
HighFleet

Strategy June 2021

Real-time strategy in which we take control over a fleet of powerful flying ships. In HighFleet: Deus in Nobis diplomacy and resource management play an important role, as well as dynamic battles with enemy units.

Farthest Frontier
Farthest Frontier

Strategy 2022

Developed by Crate Entertainment, the authors of the bestselling Grim Dawn, Farthest Frontier is a large-scale RTS. In Farthest Frontier we manage a settlement and our task is to develop it in such a way that it becomes a prosperous city.

Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars
Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars

Strategy 04 April 2005

The sequel of the award-winning real-time strategy game, Cossacks: European Wars by GSC Game World. Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars takes the action a hundred years forward, to the 19th century, when France led by Napoleon assumed dominating position in Europe. The players can lead one of six countries: France, Great Britain, Austria, Russia, Prussia, and Egypt, each having their unique buildings and historical units.

Battle for Wesnoth
Battle for Wesnoth

Strategy 02 October 2005

Battle for Wesnoth is a fantasy turn-based strategy with cRPG elements, created and developed under a free software license (GNU). The action of the game takes place in the fantastic world of Wesnoth over many centuries, and the players are witnesses of conflicts in which six factions are entangled.

Knights & Merchants: The Peasants Rebellion
Knights & Merchants: The Peasants Rebellion

Strategy 01 November 2001

Continuation of the strategy and economic game Knights & Merchants: The Shattered Kingdom. The action was set in the Anglo-Saxon realities of the 13th century AD, and the task of the players is to unite numerous smaller states and provinces into one strong kingdom.

Sid Meier's Civilization VI: Gathering Storm
Sid Meier's Civilization VI: Gathering Storm

Strategy 14 February 2019

The second big expansion to Sid Meier's Civilization VI. The Gathering Storm add-on enriches the production with a number of aspects related to climate and geology. In addition, resources and topography or the opportunity to speak at the World Congress play an important role here. Despite that, there are new scenarios and a number of minor improvements and novelties.

Ultimate General: Civil War
Ultimate General: Civil War

Strategy 14 July 2017

A tactical war game developed by Game-Labs. Ultimate General: Civil War is set during the titular American Civil War, and the player can take part in more than 50 historical battles - the list features both small skirmishes and battles that lasted for days - those require hundreds of square kilometers of virtual space.