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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’.

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Tropico 6
Tropico 6

Strategy 29 March 2019

One of the installments in the economy strategy game series started in 2001 - Tropico. The game has been developed by Limbic Entertainment - the creators of Might & Magic X: Legacy and Might & Magic: Heroes VII. In Tropico 6, the player assumes the role of El Presidente - the leader of a banana republic.

Napoleon: Total War
Napoleon: Total War

Strategy 23 February 2010

Another installment in a renowned series of spectacular strategy games developed by Creative Assembly since 2000. The game focuses on the character of Napoleon Bonaparte and his military conquests at the turn of the 19th century. The player observes his ups and downs during the Italian, the Egyptian, and the European story campaigns. Completing them allows the player to witness both the rise and the fall of his empire.

Manor Lords
Manor Lords

Strategy 2023

Manor Lords is a Polish strategy game in the medieval realities, in which we deal with building cities as well as directing troops and fighting battles. The independent developer Slavic Magic is responsible for the game.

Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars
Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars

Strategy 28 March 2007

The third full-fledged installment in a series of bestselling strategy games. The series was launched by Westwood and further developed by EA Los Angeles - a team employing the creators of the original game. This third installment reaches back to the roots of the franchise, both in terms of the mechanics and the plot. The game focuses on further developments in the conflict between the Global Defense Initiative and terrorists known as the Brotherhood of Nod.

Nebuchadnezzar
Nebuchadnezzar

Strategy 17 February 2021

Economic strategy reminiscent of cult titles like Pharaoh or Zeus: Master of Olympus. In Nebuchadnezzar, we take control of the civilization that inhabits the ancient Mesopotamia, and our task is to take care of all aspects of its functioning. The pillar of this production is a feature campaign covering the period from the time when the first people settled on the Euphrates and the Tigers until the conquest of Babylon by Persia in the 6th century BC.

Stronghold
Stronghold

Strategy 18 October 2001

A medieval strategy which combines, in a rather unusual way, a castle builder simulator with a Settlers-like economic game. The player assumes the role of one of medieval lords whose task is to transform a small settlement into a powerful and well fortified stronghold and then protect it from the invaders. The castle can constructed by using various premade elements such as walls, towers, bridges or moats.

King's Bounty II
King's Bounty II

Strategy August 2021

The second installment of the classic turn-based strategy game with RPG elements, inspired by the cult Heroes of Might & Magic series. During the campaign, players take on the role of three heroes who will decide the fate of the kingdom of Nostria, shaken by internal conflicts and the threat of a mysterious plague.

The Settlers 7: Paths to a Kingdom
The Settlers 7: Paths to a Kingdom

Strategy 23 March 2010

The seventh installment in one of the most popular economy simulation strategy game series invariably developed by Blue Byte Software since 1993. The latest entry in the franchise combines well-proven gameplay mechanics with a number of completely new solutions. The story campaign offers a relatively large amount of freedom, allowing the players to choose their own path to success.

Pharaoh
Pharaoh

Strategy 30 October 1999

A cult economic strategy game created by Impressions Games and published by Sierra Entertainment. Pharaoh takes place in the Nile valley, several hundred years B.C., and spans from the era of the great pyramids to the New Kingdom period. As the pharaoh, the ruler of Egypt, you have to transform local villages into great cities, take care of your people's needs, and make your country the greatest of them all.

Age of Empires II: The Conquerors
Age of Empires II: The Conquerors

Strategy 25 August 2000

An expansion for Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings, a real time strategy game developed by Ensemble Studios. The add-on introduces five new civilizations (Huns, The Maya, Aztecs, Koreans, and Spaniards), each having its own campaign based on historical events, starring numerous heroes known from history books, including Attila the Hun, El Cid, and Montezuma. The Conquerors adds a number of new battle units, including halberdiers, Korean turtle boats, or various Aztec and Mayan warriors.

Age of Empires II: HD Edition
Age of Empires II: HD Edition

Strategy 09 April 2013

A remastered version of Age of Empire II: The Age of the Kings, a popular real-time strategy game and its expansion - Age of Empires II: The Conqueror. The new edition was developed by Hidden Path Entertainment in cooperation with Microsoft Game Studios. Compared to the 1999’s original, the changes introduced in Age of Empires II: HD Edition involve mainly improved graphics, which were adjusted to HD standard.

Stronghold: Crusader Extreme
Stronghold: Crusader Extreme

Strategy 28 May 2008

A refreshed version of Stronghold Crusader, a 2002 strategy game. The new edition was developed by the creators of the original game – Firefly Studios. The game starts when the story of the first Stronghold ended and player is once again moved to the times of the medieval crusades that were supposed to reclaim the holy city of Jerusalem from the hands of the infidels. The player is tasked with creating a powerful army of knights and leading it against the infidels from the East.

Planet Zoo
Planet Zoo

Strategy 05 November 2019

An economic strategy in which we take on the role of a zoological park manager. Production is distinguished by realistic animals with their own characteristics and needs described in detail. Frontier Developments is responsible for creating and issuing this title.

Realpolitiks
Realpolitiks

Strategy 16 February 2017

A real-time strategy game by Polish studio Jujubee, in which you play as a leader of one of the 21st-century nations and do your best in order for the citizens to prosper. Mechanics-wise, Realpolitiks resembles the popular Europa Universalis series, but the game is set in modern times and takes into account the current specifics of politics and reality.

Forge of Empires
Forge of Empires

Strategy 02 May 2013

Forge of Empires is a browser strategy game in which the main goal is to transform a small town into a developed metropolis. The action takes place over several historical epochs. We erect buildings, develop new technologies, collect raw materials, earn money, and form and maintain a strong army capable of counteracting a possible attack and expansion into the surrounding areas.

King's Bounty: The Legend
King's Bounty: The Legend

Strategy 25 April 2008

King's Bounty: The Legend (formerly Battle Lord) is a relatively complex title that combines many different game genres, although strategic and cRPG elements come to the fore. This production in many ways resembles the cult saga Heroes of Might & Magic.

Commandos 2: HD Remaster
Commandos 2: HD Remaster

Strategy 24 January 2020

A remastered version of a cult tactical strategy in which we take control of a unit of commandos operating behind enemy lines during World War II. Compared to the original Commandos 2: HD Remaster, it stands out thanks to its visibly nicer graphics, upgraded interface and redesigned tutorial.

Age of Empires II: The Age of the Kings
Age of Empires II: The Age of the Kings

Strategy 28 September 1999

The second installment belonging to an incredibly popular series of real-time strategy games. Age of Empires II: The Age of the Kings was developed by Ensemble Studios. The player assumes command of a civilization chosen (13 in total here) and leads them through subsequent stages of development. For example, one can play as Franks, Mongols, Celts or Vikings.

Prison Architect
Prison Architect

Strategy 06 October 2015

An economic real-time strategy game created by British indie developer Introversion Software. Prison Architect lets you play as a headmaster of a penal facility. Your duties include designing a high-security prison, managing its budged, and providing for the needs of inmates. The authors saw to it that each prisoner had his individual personality and corresponding criminal inclinations.

Frozenheim
Frozenheim

Strategy 2022

RTS with elements of city builder, in which we take control over Viking settlement. In Frozenheim we acquire resources and food, construct new buildings, improve the existing ones and wage war.

Call to Arms - Gates of Hell: Ostfront
Call to Arms - Gates of Hell: Ostfront

Strategy TBA

A tactical RTS set during World War II that expands on the Men of War franchise. It was developed by Barbed Wire studio, known for its modifications to both games from Men of War: Assault Squad series. Gates of Hell gives us a wide view on the war, taking us on battlefields of all years and fronts: from snowy plains of USSR to sun-scorched sands of Africa. Gameplay is focused on the tactical layer, without any form of resource gathering or base building.

Fallout Shelter
Fallout Shelter

Strategy 15 June 2015

A mobile spin-off to the post-apocalyptic Fallout franchise, accompanying the fourth major installment. In contrast to the main-stream Fallout games this one is a simulation strategy, in which you take on a role of a vault overseer and have to look after its inhabitants. The game has you expand the vault by new rooms, including living quarters, and public facilities, to provide for all needs of your dwellers.

StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty

Strategy 27 July 2010

A sequel to a bestselling RTS game released by the Blizzard company in 1998. The story of the second game was split into three separate episodes; Wings of Liberty is the first installment in the trilogy, focusing on Terrans. In the game you meet an old acquaintance - Jim Raynor. Deemed a rebel, now he fights with Zerg forces, who seem to be interested in a mysterious artifact. He also encounters the powerful and mysterious race of Protoss.

Zeus: Master of Olympus
Zeus: Master of Olympus

Strategy 17 October 2000

Another economic strategy game by Impressions Games, known from e.g. Lords of the Realm and the Caesar series. The production is set in ancient Greece, where you play as a leader of a city, which means, you have not only to develop your domain, but also to care for its citizens and appease the gods overseeing the region.

Warcraft III: Reforged
Warcraft III: Reforged

Strategy 29 January 2020

A remastered version of Warcraft III from 2002, which is one of the most popular RTS games in history. The game includes not only the basic version of the original title but also its legendary expansion: The Frozen Throne. The remaster offers refreshed graphics, re-recorded character dialogs and a number of game fixes.

Tropico 5
Tropico 5

Strategy 23 May 2014

The fifth installment in the popular series of economic strategy games developed by studio Haemimont Games, which is responsible for the franchise since the third entry in the series. The game makes the player a leader of a small tropical island, responsible for governing it all the way from the colonial age through modern times and to the near future. Your tasks will be, as usual, to develop the city and take care of its industry and economy.