50 Best Real-time games

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The best 50 Real-time 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 HTC Vive. 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 Stronghold: Warlords released the 8 March 2021 and ranked #11, Escalation! released the 2 March 2021 and ranked #9, ILLUSION CONNECT released the 21 October 2020 and ranked #45.

3# Iron Harvest - 2020

Review75Score

A classic real-time strategy game with an epic single player campaign, multiplayer & coop, set in the alternate reality of 1920+

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Price > $40

4# Ancestors Legacy - 2018

Review77Score

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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Price: Free

5# Tooth and Tail - 2017

Review81Score

Lead the revolution with an army of flamethrowing Boars, mustard gas-lobbing Skunks, and paratrooper-puking Owls. Tooth and Tail is a Real-Time-Strategy game featuring Single Player, Online Competitive Play, Split Screen, Replays, and more. Build a base, lead your army, eat your enemies!

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Price < $5

7# Homeworld Remastered Collection - 2015

Review87Score

Experience the epic space strategy games that redefined the RTS genre. Control your fleet and build an armada across more than 30 single-player missions. Choose unit types, fleet formations and flight tactics for each strategic situation.

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Price: $15-$25

8# Total War: WARHAMMER II - 2017

Review86Score

Strategy gaming perfected. A breath-taking campaign of exploration, expansion and conquest across a fantasy world. Turn-based civilisation management and real-time epic strategy battles with thousands of troops and monsters at your command.

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Price > $40

9# Escalation! - 2021

Review82Score
Screenshot of the video game Escalation!
Screenshot of the video game Escalation!
Screenshot of the video game Escalation!

Early Access

Escalation: Aggressors is a real-time side scrolling strategy game set in the hypothetical 1980s world war scenario, realistically incorporating hundreds of sea, air and land units clashing in uncompromising battles between the two biggest superpowers in human history.

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Price < $5

10# Desperados III - 2020

Review87Score

Desperados III is a story-driven, hardcore tactical stealth game, set in a ruthless Wild West scenario. Play smart if you want to succeed. A good plan can make the difference between survival and finding yourself at the business end of a pistol.

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Price: $25-$40

11# Stronghold: Warlords - 2021

Review71Score

Besiege Great Khans, Imperial warlords and Shōgun commanders in Stronghold: Warlords, the latest 'castle sim' from Firefly Studios. Command AI warlords across the battlefield as you build a castle economy and new gunpowder-fuelled siege engines!

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Price: Free

12# Iron Danger - 2020

Review76Score

Iron Danger is a tactical combat game with a unique time manipulation mechanic. A never before seen combination that combines the tactical depth of turn-based games with the exciting action of real-time games. Tackle challenging encounters with your party of two characters, using a variety of skills and highly interactive environments. Maybe you will set an enemy on fire and kick them into a grain field for a proper barbeque, or set up a trap and fell a tree on top of them. The options are endless and it is you who will be deciding your own approach!

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Price: Free

13# Offworld Trading Company - 2016

Review81Score

Mars has been colonized, and Earth's corporate titans fight to dominate this new market. Competition is fierce in this fast-paced economic RTS from Civilization IV lead Designer, Soren Johnson. Campaign Length: 3-4 hours per CEO (9 total). Skirmish Length: 20-30 minutes.

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Price: $25-$40

14# 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim - 2019

Review86Score

"A departure from the studio’s traditional fantasy style, the game takes place in a modern setting punctuated with giant mechs. Although the world may be bleak, Vanillaware’s signature artistic shine and gorgeous aesthetics will bring the characters and story of 13 Sentinels to life."

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Price: Free

15# Halo Wars 2 - 2017

Review78Score

Its the Halo experience youve dreamed of controlling entire armies of Marines, Warthogs, Scorpion tanks, and Spartans on the battlefield from the Commanders point of view. Halo Wars 2 is a real-time strategy game playable in native 4K Ultra HD graphics with HDR on the Xbox One X and Windows 10. Players will command overwhelming firepower in large-scale battles against a terrifying threat facing the UNSC and all of humanity.

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Price: $25-$40

17# Worbital - 2019

Review78Score

Worbital is a real-time strategic artillery game, peppered with a heavy dose of cosmic chaos. The goal: be the last civilization standing. With the shifting gravity on your side, aim your cannons, blast your enemies and enjoy the fireworks!

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Price: Free

18# Bad North - 2018

Review68Score

Bad North is a charming but brutal real-time tactics roguelite. Defend your idyllic island kingdom against a horde of Viking invaders, as you lead the desperate exodus of your people. Command your loyal subjects to take full tactical advantage of the unique shape of each island.

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Price: $5-$15

19# Company of Heroes 2 - 2013

Review80Score

Experience the ultimate WWII RTS platform with COH2 and its standalone expansions. This package includes the base game, which you can then upgrade by purchasing The Western Front Armies, Ardennes Assault and/or The British Forces. More info in the "About This Game" section below.

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Price > $40

20# Rise - 2016

Review88Score

Experience our music-driven platform adventure and aim for the highest score! You can even use your own music! Go on a metaphysical journey to the sky and beyond collecting war letters for a loved one.

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Price: $15-$25

23# Ashes of the Singularity - 2016

Review82Score

From the people who brought you Sins of a Solar Empire comes a new massive real-time strategy game, Ashes of the Singularity. Take command of an interstellar empire as you battle across the surface of entire worlds.

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Price: $25-$40

24# HOST - 2018

Review81Score

Early Access

When your spacecraft crashes on an unknown planet, you navigate your way through its dark and puzzling corridors. Using only your hands and your wits, will you be able to solve its rooms and explore what's beyond?

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Price: $5-$15

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