38 Best Grand Strategy games

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The best 38 Grand Strategy games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), Win Mobile, PS4 (Playstation 4), Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS, Linux and 3DS. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection are Plebby Quest: The Crusades released the 8 April 2020 and ranked #15, Field of Glory: Empires released the 11 July 2019 and ranked #5, Grand Strategy released the 24 October 2018 and ranked #30.

1# Europa Universalis IV - 2013

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Four centuries of detailed history come alive in Paradox’s classic grand strategy game. Lead any nation from Renaissance to Revolution in a complex simulation of the early modern world. Master the art of war, diplomacy and trade to shape and change your nation’s history!

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3# Rome: Total War - Barbarian Invasion - 2017

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Barbarian Invasion is a standalone follow-up to Creative Assemblys classic strategy game ROME: Total War, a smash hit on the iPad. Three centuries after the campaigns of ROME: Total War, an overstretched Roman Empire faces a day of reckoning with the warlike tribes that menace its frontiers. Play out the final years of the Empire as a Barbarian commander determined to bring it down, or take up arms as a Roman General and fight to extend your glorious civilization into a new age.

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6# Beyond Sol - 2015

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Beyond Sol is a unique blend of action combat and grand strategy empire building in a dynamic open world. Collect resources, build your city, upgrade your ships, and cultivate relationships or wage wars with rival cities in your quest to dominate the solar system. Play singleplayer or multiplayer.

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7# Call of War - 2017

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Take over the control of one of the mighty nations during the times of World War 2. Conquer provinces, forge alliances and build up your economy. Research top secret weapons of World War 2 and become the one true superpower!

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8# Nobunaga's Ambition: Sphere of Influence - 2013

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Hailed as one of the best instalments in the franchise’s history, this extremely intricate, deep, and meticulous strategy game is set against a backdrop of a fragmented nation and asks the player to take up the mantle of a Daimyo, a feudal lord of the Sengoku era.

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9# Hannibal: Terror of Rome - 2012

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“ALEA JACTA EST” (The Die is Cast) is what Caesar said as he crossed the Rubicon River when he learned that the Senate had removed him from his command. Crossing that small Italian river was equivalent to disobeying Rome’s orders and entering into open rebellion in this historical turn-based strategy wargame .

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10# Supreme Ruler Ultimate - 2014

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Real-Time Strategy/Wargame. From World War II through the Cold War and into the future, re-live or re-imagine the tensions and crises of our recent history! Guide your nation through the era of your choice in Campaigns, Scenarios, and Sandboxes, as you make every effort to become Supreme Ruler!

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11# Hearts of Iron IV - 2016

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Victory is at your fingertips! Your ability to lead your nation is your supreme weapon, the strategy game Hearts of Iron IV lets you take command of any nation in World War II; the most engaging conflict in world history.

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12# Darkest Hour: A Hearts of Iron Game - 2011

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Developed by a team of experienced modders from the Paradox forum, Darkest Hour is a stand-alone Hearts of Iron game. The game features a mixture of short and in-depth campaigns set across the darkest chapters of the 20th century. Play from the outbreak of the Great War up until the onset of the Cold War.

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13# Europe at War - 2011

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EaW is a historical mod for Company of Heroes that adds new battlefronts with new commander trees, abilities, units, vehicles and weapons for each, representing in the best way, as far as possible, historical accuracy, to immerse players in a much more realistic gaming experience.

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14# Realpolitiks - 2017

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Become the leader of any contemporary country in this streamlined real-time grand strategy game. Use diplomacy, espionage, military and economic power to deal with other nations, while tackling issues such as terrorism, financial crises and medical epidemics, all in an effort to achieve global domination!

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15# Plebby Quest: The Crusades - 2020

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Survive ambitious rulers dreaming of an empire, outsmart treacherous neighbors longing to burn your spoils, and navigate the religion’s predictably unreasonable demands; you need ask only one question as you build your legacy – “Will you burn them, or be burnt?

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16# Expeditions: Viking - 2017

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Circa 790 AD. A small band of Norse warriors lands on the shores of England. History may have forgotten their names, but their actions live on. As the chieftain of your clan, let ambition guide your choices in the party-based RPG Expeditions: Viking. How will history remember you?

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17# Hegemony Rome: The Rise of Caesar - 2014

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Hegemony Rome: The Rise of Caesar takes you to the plains and forests of ancient Gaul where Julius Caesar wages a decade long war to subjugate the barbarian hordes. Hegemony Rome will immerse you in the history like no other real time strategy game ever before, forcing you to pay close attention to the changing seasons and rapidly...

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18# Age of Civilizations II - 2017

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Age of Civilizations II is a grand strategy wargame that is simple to learn yet hard to master. Your objective is to use military tactics and cunning diplomacy to either unify the world, or conquer it.

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19# AI War: Fleet Command - 2009

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"You are outgunned. You are massively outnumbered. You must win." These are your orders. Humanity has already fought its war against the machines -- and lost. AI death squads stand watch over every planet and every wormhole, the few remaining human settlements are held captive in orbiting bubbles, and the AIs have turned their...

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20# twofold inc. - 2016

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twofold inc. is a humble puzzle game with stunning looks and mesmerizing mechanics. Scroll the playfield to unravel the tiles, then make a path to clear them away. * Endless challenges * Two game modes, Standard and Master * A wonderful acoustic soundtrack

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23# Total War: WARHAMMER - The King & The Warlord - 2016

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The King & The Warlord is the second Lords Pack for Total War: WARHAMMER. Bolstering the forces of both The Greenskins and The Dwarfs, it introduces famous rival characters, new iconic units and new battle maps from the world of Warhammer Fantasy Battles to your Grand Campaigns and Custom/Multiplayer battles. Two new Legendary Lords… …with new quest chains, magic items and skill trees Two new additional Lord types Six all-new battlefield units 22 all-new elite Regiments of Renown

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24# Spellbinders - 2016

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For eons, the Titans have fought for fame, glory, and bragging rights in an eternal struggle. Choose a Titan, command an army of fearless minions and dust off your favorite spell book. Features: - MOBA made for mobile: Short and intense strategy bursts in real-time - Battle with an ever-expanding roster of mighty Titans - Command an army of minions and game-changing sorcery - Dive into deceptively deep gameplay that rewards practice and tactical skill - Climb the ranks in the weekly leagues and take home the grand trophy

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25# Paper.io - 2016

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And stay cautious, you have a weak point : your tail. After the success of Quiz Run and Bool, Voodoo offers a new and fun experience inspired by io type games (popularised by agar.io). Find the simplicity and strategy on an io game in within a unique graphic universe.

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