50 Best Turn-based Strategy games

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The best 50 Turn-based 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 Phantom Doctrine released the 30 December 2018 and ranked #45, Space Hulk: Tactics released the 8 October 2018 and ranked #42, The Banner Saga 3 released the 24 July 2018 and ranked #26.

1# Sid Meier's Civilization VI - 2017

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Civilization VI offers new ways to interact with your world, expand your empire across the map, advance your culture, and compete against history’s greatest leaders to build a civilization that will stand the test of time. Play as one of 20 historical leaders including Roosevelt (America) and Victoria (England).

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2# Warbits - 2016

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Give peace a fighting chance by settling your differences casualty free. Put those blasters down, load up Warbits, and virtually crush the opposition! CAMPAIGN - Battle through 20 missions across 5 unique environments as you unravel the story of a dysfunctional galaxy and the war simulator designed to save it.

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5# Total War: WARHAMMER II - 2017

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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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6# Into the Breach - 2018

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Control powerful mechs from the future to defeat an alien threat. Each attempt to save the world presents a new randomly generated challenge in this turn-based strategy game.

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7# Mario Rabbids: Kingdom Battle - Donkey Kong Adventure - 2018

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Embark in an epic battle against a vengeful Rabbid Kong who uses his new powers to take over a mysterious island. Donkey Kong, Rabbid Peach, and a moody new Rabbid hero, Rabbid Cranky, will team up on a journey across four brand-new environments. Discover a world full of reinvented tactical gameplay, new enemies, and secrets to uncover.

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8# Legends of Callasia - 2016

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Choose your faction. Choose your heroes. Choose your troops. Conquer lands, create kingdoms, and destroy your enemies. All the lands of Callasia are yours to dominate in this original simultaneous multiplayer strategy game.

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9# Panzer Corps - 2013

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Classic gameplay. New experience. Now on Mac!Panzer Corps Wehrmacht is the award-winning turn-based strategy game that the press has called “…nothing short of brilliant” and “the spiritual successor to the Panzer General series”, with high rankings and praise around the world.

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10# Valkyria Chronicles 4 - 2018

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A Continent Engulfed in the Bitter Flames of War! Commander Claude Wallace and his childhood friends set out to fight in a desperate war, but bone-chilling blizzards, waves of imperial soldiers, and the godlike powers of the Valkyria stand between them and victory.

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11# Hex Commander: Fantasy Heroes - 2017

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Lead your army in a turn-based fantasy strategy game you’ve been waiting for! Hex Commander: Fantasy Heroes is a turn-based strategy game that will put you right in the middle of conflict between humans, orcs, goblins, elves and dwarves.

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12# Fire Emblem Fates - 2015

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Fire Emblem Fates is split into 3 story paths. Birthright is one of the 2 base stories, the other being Conquest. The other story path can be bought digitally at a discount through the in-game store. The 3rd story path is Revelation, a DLC that was released later. You need to be have completed chapter 6 in either game to access the other stories, and the DLCs, path. Birthright is the easier path as it has the ability to use scouting missions to grind experience and money, simpler mission objectives, and the missions give greater amounts of experience and money.

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13# The Last Warlock - 2015

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The Last Warlock is a turn based strategy and role-playing game set in a colorful voxel world. Engage in Quests, summon monsters, cast spells and battle enemy Warlocks. Compete with friends or strangers in multiplayer mode. Become the Last Warlock!

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14# Outwitters - 2012

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Featured in the App Stores Best of 2012 Battle players of similar skill with league placement & matchmaking New seasons arrive to shake up the leaderboards Use your Game Center account and friends list Cross-platform play A universal app with retina support

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15# SteamWorld Heist - 2016

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Join Captain Piper Faraday, smuggler and occasional pirate, as she recruits a rag-tag team of steam-driven robots and sets out on a daring adventure. With your hearty crew you’ll board, loot and shoot your way through enemy spaceships. Overcome the challenges of the vast frontier by upgrading your robots with unique abilities, weapons – and even stylish hats!

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16# Valkyria Chronicles Remastered - 2016

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Two sequels were released for PlayStation Portable, Sony's handheld gaming console: Valkyria Chronicles II in 2010, and Valkyria Chronicles III in 2011. Valkyria Chronicles is a tactical role-playing game in which the player uses a unique turn-based battle system called BLiTZ (Battle of Live Tactical Zones). During their turn the player views an overhead map in Command Mode, but zooms in to control each individual unit on the battlefield in Action Mode. Taking command of individual units during the player's phase costs Command Points, which can be used dynamically to grant movement to many different units or the same unit consecutively with diminishing AP reserve, depending on what the player wants to accomplish.

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19# Fire Emblem Heroes - 2017

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"Take part in strategic turn-based battles streamlined for on-the-go play with maps that fit in the palm of your hand! Lead your army with easy touch and drag controls, including the ability to attack by simply swiping an ally over an enemy."

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20# 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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21# 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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22# Vandals - 2018

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From Paris to Tokyo, via So Paulo, Berlin and New York, follow in the wake of ultra-famous street artists like Blek Le Rat and Keith Haring. With Vandals, you can bomb your alias on the walls of New York like Lady Pink, paint childlike characters like Keith Haring, or get inspired by the poems of Miss.

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23# Mario Rabbids: Kingdom Battle - 2017

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This is the story of an unexpected encounter between Mario and the irreverent Rabbids. The Mushroom Kingdom has been torn apart by a mysterious vortex, transporting the Rabbids into the once-peaceful area, splintering this beloved land. To bring order back to the Kingdom, Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, and Yoshi team up with Rabbids heroes in a journey through four different worlds.

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24# Pit People - 2017

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In this fast-paced, turn-based, co-op adventure you'll quest and explore, find awesome loot, customize your fighters, and recruit strange species! Come master your destiny in this strategic game of positioning.

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25# Chaos Reborn - 2015

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Turn-based wizard combat with the tactical positioning of chess and the bluff of poker. Features wizard customization, 100s of gear items, single player realm adventures, online leagues and co-op play.

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