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Are you a good leader? are you a good strategy maker? Do you want to rule the world? Can you rule the world? These are atleast the questions you have to ask from yourself before going on with the article(Kidding you can go ahead without asking the questions). Today we have come with a list of top strategy games out there after spending hours on it searching. Hope you like the war games and like to establish your home base then making your own army, commanding them, leading them to the heights of victory of just dominating the world. These 8 games will give you the ideas what is going on out there in the game world.
8. StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty
Release date: July 27, 2010
Developer: Blizzard Entertainment
Star Craft is based on the future weapons and technology, and is a realtime strategy game developed by the well known Blizzard Entertainment for mac and windows.
In this strategy game You are playing as Jim Raynor, Jim Raynoris a marshal-turned-rebel on a vigilante crusade trained to bring down the Dominion and all of its leaders, Arcturus Mengsk. In the game you are haunted by betrayal and remorse from other crusades, also some of other teams believe that you may have given up the fight. But you have promises to keep…and a need for vengeance that’s about the come on others.
There are Three Unique Races in the game
Its up to you whether you command the mysterious Protoss or the nomadic Terrans, or the ruthless Zerg, Now its up to you to decide which side to choose in order to outgun the enemy in the combat of the intence universe with you unique strategy.
New Units & Weapons are added in the game
Yo have the command now to control over 30 new units and weapons. Torch foes with the Hellion’s flamethrower or you can just ambush your enemy with acid-spewing Banelings, or deploy the Void Ray’s prismatic beam to annihilate your enemies.
There are two modes in the game No 1: Story mode
Lead Raynor’s Raiders in their quest for vengeance and glory as they burn a path across the galaxy. You choose which missions to take, which story lines to complete, and where to invest your hard-earned cash.
No 2: Mega Multiplayer Mode
Wage unrelenting war on your friends and foes over the all-new Battle.net. Whether it’s your first time gaming online or you’re a multiplayer veteran, Battle.net’s unrivalled AutoMatch technology makes sure it’s always a fair fight.
7. XCOM: Enemy Unknown
Release date: October 9, 2012
Developers: Firaxis Games, Feral Interactive
Set in the near future during an alien invasion of Earth, the game puts the player in control of an elite paramilitary organization called XCOM and tasked with defending the Earth and combat this assault using different strategies.
In the fame the player commands his troops in the field as for techtical missions and in the mission with the help of the rearches and development from the recovered alien and the prisoners they manages to create new technologies and weapons for themselves.
In the game you are the human who has new alien techs weapons and base structure, so lets see what you can do with this ultimate power. Get ready for defending the invasion and save the world.
6. Total War: Shogun 2
Release date: March 15, 2011
Developers: Creative Assembly, Feral Interactive
MASTER THE ART OF WAR
There is a history that in the darkest age of Japan, endless war divided the whole country. It is the middle of the 16th Century in Feudal Japan. The japan, is now split into many warring clans. In the game you will play with Ten legendary warlords fighting for their lands. The Only one will win and rise above all the heart of a nation as the new shogun…The question is Are you the one?
Take on the role of one Daimyo, the clan leader, and use military engagements, economics and diplomacy to achieve the ultimate goal: re-unite Japan under his supreme command and become the new Shogun – the undisputed ruler of a pacified nation.
Start playing the game and start making the army, the Army they will never forget and conquer the whole country, now is the time to rise, so what are you waiting for go and claim your Shogun title.
5. Age of Wonders III
Initial release date: March 31, 2014
Developer and publisher : Triumph Studios
Age of Wonders III is a Strategy game exactly what we are listing today. Age of Wonders III which was realeased in March 2014,the developers of the game are Triumph Studios and the publisher are the same.
This strategy game was released for all three Windows, Mac OS and Linux. So it dosn’t matter if you are windows user or linux or Mac you can play the game.
The modes you will be playing in the game are single-player, and Multiplayer which ofcourse you can enjoy with your friends on lan or internet.
If we talk about the popularity of the game, the Steam score them 9 out of 10, the Gamespot score them 7 out of 10 and the Metacritic score them 4 out of 5. So yes it is another good strategy game to enjoy and play with friends.
Have you heared of Fantasy fiction? yes the game is in the ganrasy fictional setting in which the players will take a role as a leader to explore the beautiful yet dangerous world while meeting and interacting with other kingdoms and races out there. Both throught the warfare and diplomatically while progressively expanding and managing the empire.
There you are another strategy game at your feet, now it just depends on you which one you would like to play, or if you have time play them all and give us the feed back about the best strategy game in the list.
4. Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II – Chaos Rising
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II – Chaos Rising is a real-time strategy video game for the PC developed by Relic Entertainment and published by THQ, and the sequel expansion of Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II. The game was released on March 11, 2010 for Games for Windows.
The Blood Ravens have saved the sector, now can they save themselves? In SEGA and Relic Entertainment’s sequel to the acclaimed Dawn of War II real time strategy franchise, you return to Sub-Sector Aurelia where a long lost frozen ice planet has reappeared from the War.
3. Civilization V
Yes civilization grows and so is the vervion. The Civilization V is the series of Civilization, ofcourse that’s obvious hehe. Let’s go on about the game.
The game was developed by the Firaxis Games company it was released in 2010 for both windows and Mac Os.
Ok so basically the game a complete strategy game in which the player that means you will be leading a civilization from the pre historic times and take them all the way in to the future on the generated map, what you will learn in the game apart from the strategy is that you have to win the wars by going through lots of research, diplomacy, exploration, rconomic developoment, and government and military conquest.
In the earlier series of the civilization the game was build on sqare tiles but this time it is different, this time its based on hexagonal squares. The combat system has been overhauled, removing stacking of military units and enabling cities to defend themselves by firing directly on nearby enemies. The game features community, modding, and multiplayer elements.
So the question is do you have the strategy to win the game?? to win the war?? if you are new to civilization then i will advice you to play the earlier versions first before playing the Civilization V, simply because the game play is not like other strategy games.
2. World in Conflict: Complete Edition
Initial release date: September 18, 2007
Developer: Ubisoft Massive
Real time tactical video game World in Conflict was developed by the Swedish game company Ubisoft Massive. the game was released in 2007 but won alot of awards and also heart of many gamers.
World in conflict is another strategy game in which player has to play as u.s army and will be fighting against the Russian team.
All you have to do is start making some war Planning for your base, make some decent defence and control your army.
The game showed that it would like if there was cold war in the World War 3. In the expansion pack you can also play as Soviet army and start painting the world red.
The Graphics of the game is pretty neat
The IGN presents it with Best PC Strategy Game (All Platforms), Best Of E3 2007
According to Gamespot it was Best Strategy Game Of E3, E3’07 Editors Choice Award
Also the GameTrailers.com awards them with the Best Strategy Game Of E3
Last but not the least Game Critics awards them E3 2007 Best Strategy Game, The Best Of E3 07 Winner
So go establish your base and start the warrr. Kill them all and don’t show the mercy. Just kidding, enjoy the game 🙂
1. Crusader Kings 2
Initial release date: February 14, 2012
Publisher: Paradox Interactive
Developer: Paradox Development Studio
The next strategy game in the line is Crusader Kings 2. After the success of Crusader 1, Crusader Kings 2 was realeased in Feb 2012. Crusader Kings 2 was Developed by Paradox Development Studio and was published by Paradox Interactive.
If you wan’t to know how good it is just see the ranking score of this game. Steam score them 9 out of 10 and Meracritic score them 4 out of 5, Preety good right? Hope this game takes out the strategy builder from the inside of you 🙂
The game is not first person ofcourse, nor it is third person, but it is a dynasty simulator where the player controls a Medieval dynasty from 1066 to 1453, though the DLC The Old Gods and Charlemagne allow for a start date of 867 and 769, respectively. The simulation is open-ended so the definition of ‘success’ is completely defined by the player.
Crusader Kings II is a grand strategy game with RPG elements developed by Paradox Development Studio. This Crusader Kings II Wiki is a repository of Crusader Kings II related knowledge, useful for both new and experienced players and for modders.
You are thinking what i am thinking ?? Time to Rule the World 🙂