50 Best Historical games


The best 50 Historical 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), 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 Plebby Quest: The Crusades released the 8 April 2020 and ranked #25, ROMANCE OF THE THREE KINGDOMS XIV released the 28 February 2020 and ranked #14, Bookbound Brigade released the 29 January 2020 and ranked #43.

2# Nioh - 2017


Ready to die? Experience the newest brutal action game from Team NINJA and Koei Tecmo Games. In the age of samurai, a lone traveler lands on the shores of Japan. He must fight his way through the vicious warriors and supernatural Yokai that infest the land in order to find that which he seeks.

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3# Europa Universalis IV - 2013


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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4# Through the Darkest of Times - 2020


Through the Darkest of Times is a strategy game, that lets you play a resistance group in Third Reich Berlin. The game covers the entire time from Hitler’s seizure of power 1933 to Germany’s unconditional surrender 1945. You plan actions of your group while at the same time try to balance the morale of your members, get resources needed for the actions and avoid getting caught by the Gestapo. Big political events follow the actual historical time-line and influence your options and what happens to your group. Your members are fictional and procedurally generated on each playthrough. They come with different personalities, abilities and views. As leader of the group, it's your job to fight the regime by winning hearts and minds of the people, holding your group together and leading them through the darkest of times.

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5# Ken Follett's The Pillars of the Earth - 2017


England, 12th century: Philip the monk becomes Prior of the small abbey of Kingsbridge. At the same time, a boy called Jack is raised by his outlawed mother in the woods. His apprenticeship as a stonemason paves his way to become a great architect. Soon, his steps lead him to Kingsbridge where he will build one of the greatest cathedrals England has ever seen. Aliena and Richard have to survive on their own, after the sibling's father, the Earl of Shiring, has been incarcerated and murdered. Aliena vows to make her brother the rightful heir and Earl of Shiring. Like Jack, their way leads them to Kingsbridge. Aliena puts her expertise as a tradeswoman to good use, supporting the cathedral's construction and falls in love with Jack. But Kingsbridge and its people are in grave danger. Philip's rivals, Bishop Waleran and Wiliam, a vengeful noble rejected by Aliena, see the town and its rise to importance as a thorn in their flesh. They want to see Kingsbridge burn. The game-adaption of the world-bestseller "The Pillars of the Earth" is the first co-operative project of Daedalic Entertainment and Bastei Lübbe. This game will be more than just complementary media to the book and will instead retell the story in a new, interactive way. A team of about 20 people works to create a multi-platform adaption of this bestseller. The writers are also in contact and co-operation with the Follett Office and Ken Follett himself. Daedalic is the only studio at the time adapting such an epic reading-experience into an interactive format. The game itself will be released in 2017, at the same time the third novel of the Kingsbridge-Series will be published. The game will be internationally available for PC, Mac, Linux, PS4, Xbox One and mobile devices.

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6# Ancestors Legacy - 2018


The game combines resource management and base building with large-scale, squad-based battles across vast battlefields, all rendered in great detail thanks to the Unreal Engine 4 tech. Choosing one of the four available nations Viking, Anglo-Saxon, German, Slav you will be tasked with more than just conquering, raiding and pillaging enemy camps, villages and towns. Only by utilizing the full range of available tactical options, taking strategic advantage of the environment, and managing your temporary bases and settlements, will you emerge victorious.

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7# My Memory of Us - 2018


Each of them has their own abilities she can run fast, he can sneak but only when they work together as a team can they overcome all adversities. Remote Play requires PS Vita system and sufficiently robust Wi-Fi connection. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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8# Assassin's Creed Odyssey - 2018


Explore an entire country full of unexpected encounters in untamed environments and bustling ancient cities. Charge into epic clashes between Sparta and Athens in battles pitting 150v150 soldiers against each other. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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9# Hearts of Iron IV - 2016


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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10# Expeditions: Viking - 2017


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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12# Ultimate General: Gettysburg - 2015


A Tactical Battle Simulator that allows you to command thousands of soldiers as a Union or Confederate General. The game features the most accurately created map, a non-linear battle campaign, complex morale, innovative control mechanics and smart AI.

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Devise your military and political strategies in the world of the Three Kingdoms, all depicted on a single exquisite map. As you take advantage of each officer's unique individuality, devise your own strategies and conquer foreign lands. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).


15# Attentat 1942 - 2017


Attentat 1942 tells the story of Nazi occupation from the perspective of those who experienced it firsthand. The game is built on dialogues, interactive comics, and authentic footage. Speak to eyewitnesses, live their memories, and discover the untold story of your family!

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16# Samurai Warriors: Spirit of Sanada - 2016


An epic story that delves deeply into the life of Yukimura Sanada. From his early days of watching his father Masayuki and determining his goals to his heroic end at the Siege of Ōsaka, the entire life of Yukimura Sanada is fully depicted. As the dramatic story unfolds, Yukimura and company will grow and mature, and their appearances will change as well.

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18# Marble Age - 2016


Develop the Greek civilization from the small village to the great city-state when it will dominate the world!. The key to victory is choosing the right development priorities, allocating resources and managing the foreign policy.

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19# Numantia - 2017


Units, heroes and battles inspired in real events. Deep narrative linked to the historical evolution of the conflict. Two different campaigns with their own heroes, troops, settlements and armies. Play solo or with a friend in a local 1v1 mode.

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21# Hannibal: Terror of Rome - 2012


“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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22# Rome: Total War - Barbarian Invasion - 2017


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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23# Nobunaga's Ambition: Taishi - 2017


"Nobunaga's Ambition: Taishi" is the 15th and latest in the historical simulation game series Nobunaga's Ambition. Where a warrior's resolve exceeds their ambition. We offer the grandest warring states experience to all the fans out there!

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24# European War 5: Empire - 2016


You are about to build a great empire *** Your empire will experience 6 ages and explore 2000 years of history *** As the empire expands, there are a variety of tasks to be explored *** Seize the cities of the enemy and collect resources to build your own *** Hire generals in the tavern and pursue beautiful princesses from different countries *** Trade in the market, defend the frontier, and defeat the invading generals *** Collect all sorts of materials and grow your empire to a new age *** Follow the conquering journeys of great kings such as Alexander, Genghis Khan, Caesar, and Barbarossa *** Conquer the world in 6 ages *** Exercise your power to develop economy, declare wars or establish diplomatic relations with other countries *** Meet various influential events during your conquering journey *** Upgrade the age and recruit different armies and generals *** Princesses have different talents, they will promote the development of the empire *** Show your diplomatic skills form an alliance, declare wars or stay neutral ...

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25# Plebby Quest: The Crusades - 2020


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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