50 Best Turn-based Strategy games for Android

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The best 50 Turn-based Strategy games for Android daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android. 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 The Banner Saga 3 released the 24 July 2018 and ranked #10, Vandals released the 11 April 2018 and ranked #14, Hex Commander: Fantasy Heroes released the 22 December 2017 and ranked #5.

1# 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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3# Templar Battleforce - 2015

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Templar Battleforce is an addictive mix of strategic combat and army building with the precision of an RPG. Step into the pilot suit of a Leviathan mech and lead the Templar Knights in battle against fierce enemies.

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4# XCOM: Enemy Unknown - 2014

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown will place you in control of a secret paramilitary organization called XCOM. As the XCOM commander, you will defend against a terrifying global alien invasion by managing resources, advancing technologies, and overseeing combat strategies and individual unit tactics. The original XCOM is widely regarded as one of the best games ever made and has now been re-imagined by the strategy experts at Firaxis Games. XCOM: Enemy Unknown will expand on that legacy with an entirely new invasion story, enemies and technologies to fight aliens and defend Earth. You will control the fate of the human race through researching alien technologies, creating and managing a fully operational base, planning combat missions and controlling soldier movement in battle.

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5# 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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6# Devil's Attorney - 2012

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4/4 Slide to Play 5/5 Gamezebo 5/5 App Advice 5/5 Appsmile 5/5 Bom Dia 5/5 Gamesaku 5/5 The App Era 9/10 Touch Arcade 9/10 Apptudes Devil's Attorney is a turn-based strategy game set in the 80's where you play as Max McMann, a defense attorney that's high on charm but low on moral fiber. Your objective is to free all of your clients and use the money you earn to buy accessories and new furniture for your apartment; boosting your ego and unlocking new courtroom skills in the process.

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7# 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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9# 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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10# The Banner Saga 3 - 2014

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Banner Saga 3 is the epic conclusion to a sweeping viking saga six years in the making. This strategic RPG, acclaimed for its strong story and compelling characters has has won over 20 awards and been nominated for 4 BAFTA awards.

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11# Warhammer 40,000: Regicide - 2016

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Warhammer 40,000: Regicide is a brutal take on one of the greatest turn based strategy games of all time. Regicide fuses multiple phases of gameplay with dynamic action. Maneuver your army into place and unleash a devastating array of tactical abilities to crush your enemies.

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12# 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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13# Great Big War Game - 2012

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"This game plays beautifully and looks fantastic" - App Advice "Not downloading it is damn near criminal" - MoDojo "Just buy it, plain and simple" - IGN Main Features: 50 Mission single player campaign Online asynchronous multiplayer Pass n Play & Skirmish vs AI Achievements to unlock Stunning visuals Simple, intuitive control method Tons of humor No birds were harmed (or made angry) during development!

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14# 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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15# Worms 4 - 2015

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Worms 4: Mayhem is an artillery strategy game in the Worms series developed by Team17. It is much like its 3D predecessor Worms 3D, except that players can customize their worm's appearance (hats/helmets, glasses, facial hair, gloves/hands) as well as create their own unique weapons in a new feature called "The Weapon Factory." Unlike previous Worms games, Worms 4: Mayhem provides cutscenes before each story mission to reveal background information. The game also has additional game modes, such as Challenge mode, which presents the player with various challenges (e.g. infecting enemy worms with a poison arrow) which the player must attempt to complete.

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16# Antihero - 2018

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Run a Thieves Guild in a gas-lit Victorian city! Antihero is a fast-paced digital board game with an (Oliver) Twist. Recruit street urchins, hire thugs, start a gang, upgrade your guild, steal everything... and bribe, blackmail, and assassinate your way to victory.

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17# Dissidia: Final Fantasy - Opera Omnia - 2018

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Build parties from a cast of dozens of FINAL FANTASY heroes and villains and prepare them for battle with a variety of equipment and abilities. Long ago, the deities Spiritus and Materia warped the fabric of time and space to create a new worlda world they populated with warriors from other realms. These men and women were forced to fight day and night without reprieve, and the strain of endless battle soon grew to be too great.

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18# Star Traders: 4X Empires - 2014

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Take command of humanity’s last survivors and rebuild an empire among the stars. In this immersive turn-based strategy game, you must lead the refugees of the great Exodus to a new home in hostile space and build a new galaxy-spanning civilization.

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19# ENYO - 2016

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Grab your hook & shield and descent as Enyo, the greek goddess of war, into an ever changing labyrinth to recover 3 legendary artifacts. While staying accessible through the limited amount of actions a player can take, the core of ENYO are highly tactical turn based battles. To enter the highscore leaderboards for each of the 3 game modes you are tasked to master your weapons and create powerful chain combos through clever maneuvers.

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20# Warlords: Turn Based Strategy - 2016

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Collect and recruit dozens of unit types, and take your regiments from a handful of militia to a steeled fighting force. Compete in intense PVP battles against the Warlords community, and raise your banner on the leaderboards. Warlords is free to download and play, but it also allows you to purchase virtual items with real money inside the game.

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21# Conquest of Elysium 3 - 2012

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Conquest of Elysium 3 (CoE3) is a streamlined turn based fantasy strategy game with a touch of rogue-like and the complex undertones of Illwinter's Dominions series. While CoE3 appears to be a simple game with limited options at first glance, delving further into the game reveals a game of complex decision making and risky endeavors.

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22# Frozen Synapse Prime - 2015

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Take on the role of Tactics, leading a rebel faction to overthrow a powerful corporation controlling the virtual city of Markov Geist. Control an elite strike team of futuristic soldiers; plot paths and issue orders to your units, test your plans and predict your opponent in each turn.

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24# Creature Quest - 2017

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EXPLORE adventurous Quests and overcome obstacles to discover treasure COLLECT and upgrade over 500 adventure seeking fantasy Creatures BATTLES are strategic and addicting as you wield powerful abilities in turn-based PvE BUILD your own dungeon and earn great rewards by defeating your rivals in PvP GUILDS provide unique PvP awards and let you chat with Guild mates DAILY EVENTS include new Quests, Rewards, Challenges, and Creatures GREAT for new or experienced RPG players; for minutes or for hours; for fun or competitively From legendary game designer Jon Van Caneghem, creator of the Heroes of Might & Magic Strategy & RPG series (the original just 1 more turn fantasy games), comes the latest in his long line of fun, innovative and critically acclaimed hits where CCG / Collectible RPG meets Strategy. QUESTS: Here you can explore new realms to discover treasure, as you encounter and battle a variety of Creatures and obstacles along the way, reminiscent of Heroes of Might & Magic.

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