49 Best Grand Strategy games

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The best 49 Grand Strategy games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, 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 Field of Glory: Empires released the 11 July 2019 and ranked #14, Stellaris: Console Edition released the 25 February 2019 and ranked #26, Grand Strategy released the 24 October 2018 and ranked #31.

1# Stellaris - 2016

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Explore and discover a spectacular and ever-changing universe! Paradox Development Studio, makers of the Europa Universalis and Crusader Kings series, and publishers of the best-selling Cities: Skylines, presents Stellaris, advancing the genre of grand strategy to the very edges of the universe.

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3# Hearts of Iron II - 2010

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Taking place from 1936-64, Arsenal of Democracy lets you play as any nation during the era of WW2, complete with detailed models for economics, diplomacy, research, and intelligence. Warfare is also fully represented with all three branches of operations: land, sea, and air.

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4# 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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6# Europa Universalis IV - 2013

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The empire building game Europa Universalis IV gives you control of a nation to guide through the years in order to create a dominant global empire. Rule your nation through the centuries, with unparalleled freedom, depth and historical accuracy.

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7# 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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9# 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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10# Victoria II - 2010

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Carefully guide your nation from the era of absolute monarchies in the early 19th century, through expansion and colonization, to finally become a truly great power by the dawn of the 20th century. Victoria II is a grand strategy game played during the colonial era of the 19th century, where the player takes control of a country, guiding...

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11# Dominions 4: Thrones of Ascension - 2013

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You are a God! You are master and ruler of a loyal nation. You have unimaginable powers at your disposal. You have claimed this world as yours. But there are others who stand in your way. You must defeat and destroy these pretenders. Only then can you ascend to godhood and become the new Pantokrator.

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12# 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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13# 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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15# March of the Eagles - 2013

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“he Who Fears Being Conquered Is Sure Of Defeat.”The war-game March of the Eagles focuses on the dramatic conflicts of Europe during 1805 to 1820. Explore one of the defining periods in European history with this experience crafted by the masters of Grand Strategy, Paradox Development Studio.

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16# 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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17# To End All Wars - 2014

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Ageod’s To End All Wars is a grand strategy game set during World War One. Players will take control over one of the major powers that so desperately fought for control over Europe and to end all wars.

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19# 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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20# Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII - 2016

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"The ultimate depiction of the Three Kingdom. A heroic drama of a gathering of Legends." Based on this concept for Romance of the Three Kingdoms 13, we have compiled an experience that will immerse the player deep into the historically turbulent world of the Three Kingdoms, with "human drama," seen through daily interactions both on the battlefield and off between the many heroic characters of the time (all playable), "spectacular battles" shown in majestic battle scenes, "dynamism" expressed across the great land of China in full 3D as each character plots and battles to expand their territory, and much more. Players will become one of the heroes that lived during the time of the Three Kingdoms and through their actions and decisions will forge their own unique history in that turbulent yet period.

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21# 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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22# 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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23# Pride of Nations - 2011

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Pride of Nations is a turn-based historical strategy game set in the colonial era of the 19th century, where the player takes control of a country and guides it through industrialization, military conquest, and colonization.

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