50 Best Real-time Strategy games

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The best 50 Real-time 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), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS and Linux. 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 Bad North released the 30 December 2018 and ranked #17, HOST released the 1 July 2018 and ranked #48, Ancestors Legacy released the 21 May 2018 and ranked #2.

1# Homeworld Remastered Collection - 2015

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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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2# Ancestors Legacy - 2018

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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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4# Northgard - 2017

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After years of tireless explorations, brave Vikings have discovered a new land filled with mystery, danger and riches: Northgard. The boldest Northmen have set sail to explore and conquer these new shores, bring fame to their Clan and write history through conquest, trading, or devotion to the Gods. - Build your settlement on the newly discovered continent of Northgard - Assign your vikings to various jobs (Farmer, Warrior, Sailor, Loremaster...) - Manage your resources carefully and survive harsh winters and vicious foes - Expand and discover new territory with unique strategic opportunities - Achieve different victory conditions (Conquest, Fame, Lore, Trading...) - Play against your friends or against an AI with different difficulty levels and personalities

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5# Rise - 2016

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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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6# StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void - 2015

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The Warp Prism, the trademark Protoss air transport, now has the ability to pick up units at a longer, safe range, but still must get on point to unload any cargo or deploy its psionic field utilized to warp-in Protoss units. As for new units, the Protoss receive the Adept, a Gateway / Warp Gate unit which excels against light class units like the Terran Marine or Zerg Hydralisk and can use 'Psionic Transfer', creating a psionic copy of the unit to which the Adept teleports after a few seconds, favoring hit-and-run tactics. For new units, the Terrans receive the Cyclone, a Factory-built unit that uses its missile launcher system to lock on to targets and fire at both ground and air targets while moving, similar to the Protoss Phoenix. For new units, the Zerg receive the Ravager, an evolution from Roaches (akin to Lurkers from Hydralisks and Banelings from Zerglings) and can use a 'Corrosive Bile' special ability that acts like 'focused artillery', focusing a specific location and dealing damage to anything it hits, including air units.

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7# Company of Heroes - 2006

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Command the company that changed the face of history! Battle your way across Europe as your troops make intuitive use of the terrain and buildings for cover and mount attacks on an equally intelligent enemy. Your Mission. Your Men. Your Decisions.

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8# Ultimate General: Gettysburg - 2015

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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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9# Tooth and Tail - 2017

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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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10# Halo Wars 2 - 2017

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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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13# 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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14# Majesty - 2015

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Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim is a real-time strategy video game developed by Cyberlore Studios, and published by MicroProse for Windows in March 2000. Infogrames released the expansion pack Majesty: The Northern Expansion for Windows in March 2001, and Majesty Gold Edition, a compilation for Windows bundling Majesty and The Northern Expansion, in January 2002. Linux Game Publishing released a Linux port of Majesty Gold Edition in April 2003. Majesty Gold Edition was re-released by Paradox Interactive under the name Majesty Gold HD Edition in March 2012, adding support for higher resolutions and including two downloadable quests that were incompatible with the original release of Majesty: The Northern Expansion.

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15# Ant Raid - 2011

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Jump into the hilarious story of an ant colony trying to survive swarms of fellow insects, mutated into mindless monsters! - Slide To Play (score: 4/4, "Must Have") ------------------ "Ant Raid shows how sneaky the casual RTS is. "

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16# 8-Bit Armies - 2016

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8-Bit Armies is a retro Real-Time Strategy game. With a colorful, blocky voxel art style, 8-Bit Armies is Petroglyph's most fast-paced, friendly, and accessible RTS game to date. Featuring a campaign of 25 single-player missions, 10 co-op missions, multiplayer and skirmish modes.

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17# Bad North - 2018

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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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18# Offworld Trading Company - 2016

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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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19# Interloper - 2015

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Interloper is an online multiplayer real-time strategy game with matches that take only 5 minutes. Instead of destroying your opponent, you win by claiming domain. By predicting your opponent's movements, you corner them to claim the entire map.

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21# Pikmin 3 - 2013

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Explore an alien world like no other in the third edition of Nintendo's strategic adventure series. In Pikmin 3, players take command of three explorers and a legion of adorable Pikmin in a fight for survival. By employing the unique abilities of these tiny Pikmin creatures, players will solve puzzles, battle dangerous predators, and recover food needed to save the explorers’ depleted home planet.

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25# Mushroom Wars 2 - 2016

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In Mushroom Wars 2, enemy tribes of feisty mushroom creatures face off in short but fierce RTS battles. Step into the shoes of a fearless Mushroom Commander, choose a hero to lead your army, and take control of the battlefield in a variety of multiplayer modes or challenging story campaign.

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