47 Best Turn-based games for Xbox One

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The best 47 Turn-based games for Xbox One daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Xbox One. 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 #1, Wargroove released the 30 December 2018 and ranked #35, Jagged Alliance: Rage! released the 5 December 2018 and ranked #33.

1# Phantom Doctrine - 2018

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The year is 1983. The world teeters on the verge of destruction as the Cold War tightens its icy grip. East or West: trust no one, question everything. The fate of humanity rests in your hands as you pit spy versus spy in tactical Phantom Doctrine.

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2# Space Hulk: Tactics - 2018

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Space Hulk: Tactics is a faithful adaptation of the board game Space Hulk, set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe, bringing a unique twist to the cult classic formula. Engage in bloody battles as either a squad of Terminator Space Marines or the deadly alien Genestealers.

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3# 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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4# 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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5# Battle Chasers: Nightwar - 2017

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Battle Chasers: Nightwar is an RPG inspired by the classic console greats, featuring deep dungeon diving, turn-based combat presented in a classic JRPG format, and a rich story driven by exploration of the world.

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6# Earthlock - 2018

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Earthlock is an indie developed, adventure RPG inspired by the classic 3D RPGs of the late 90's, with a fresh take on turn based combat and character progression.

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7# XCOM 2 - 2016

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Facing impossible odds you must rebuild XCOM, and ignite a global resistance to reclaim our world and save humanity. New open-ended gameplay lets you decide where to guide your strike team, how to grow popular support, and when to combat enemy counter-operations. RESEARCH, DEVELOP AND UPGRADE: Configure and build rooms on the Avenger to give XCOM new capabilities on the battlefield.

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8# Battlestar Galactica Deadlock - 2017

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In Battlestar Galactica Deadlock™ you’ll take command of the Colonial Fleet in defense of the Twelve Colonies during the First Cylon War. Lead many different types of ships in this 3D tactical game. Every decision counts, your strategy will be vital – can you ensure mankind’s survival?

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9# Blackguards 2 - 2015

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Blackguards 2 is a turn-based strategy-RPG and will deliver challenging hexfield battles and a gritty story filled with violence and crime. Choose your playstyle: no matter if front line combat monster, mage or ranged fighter it's in your hands how you want to develop your character. Every action has consequences, so make your decisions wisely. Death may be just around the corner. -Recruit mercenaries, find upgrades and build an indomitable army -Find the Vanquishers of the Nine Hordes and see what has become of Takate, Naurim and Zurbaran -A story with many twists and turns, fateful decisions and more than 20 challenging hours of playtime awaits you -Command up to 20 characters in your party and lead them to death or glory -Master and finish the game on many different non-linear paths -Make decisions influencing your squad and the ending of the game -Choose your spells, talents and skills wisely, since they dictate your strategy on the battlefield. Give priority to offensive or tactic in challenging battles -Interact with your environment and let walls collapse or even discover new routes on your journey through Aventuria -Lay waste to your enemies with powerful spells and abilities. But be on your guard: your foes may wield them as well

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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# Doom & Destiny Advanced - 2015

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Embody 15 different heroic spirits, equip gear, master skills and character combinations to fight in turn based combat 300+ different enemies and, while you progress into an over 30 hours main quest, feel free to explore 500+ locations looking for more than 100 hidden secrets. This might sound crazy, but in short, it means that you dont need to play the first Do&De, but if you did, youll enjoy the wacky world and funny characters even more!.

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12# Divinity: Original Sin II - 2017

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The eagerly anticipated sequel to the award-winning RPG. Gather your party. Master deep, tactical combat. Join up to 3 other players - but know that only one of you will have the chance to become a God.

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13# Dungeon Rushers: Crawler RPG - 2017

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Manage your team, loot dusty dungeons, crush armies of monsters and craft mighty equipment. Build your own team by choosing the best hero combination to overcome traps and monsters lurking in the shadows. Features: - Campaign mode full of humor with various sound and graphic environments - Interactive exploration system - Revised turn based fights with a hint of nostalgia - Advanced team management (equipment, skills upgrade, in-fight position, ...) - Wide range of skills to use (scout, heals, dodge, trap deactivation, monsters stalking) - Crafting system featuring many recipes to unlock - High replay value with a Heroic difficulty for each dungeon - Epic custom-made soundtrack

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14# Dead Age - 2017

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Manage survivors, go on dangerous scavenging runs, build alliances, craft equipment, make difficult story-influencing decisions, defend your camp against undead hordes and experience non-linear rogue-lite elements. Should you fail to survive the apocalypse, you can purchase upgrades with medals earned in previous playthroughs to give your new character an edge to start with.

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15# Super Dungeon Tactics - 2016

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Super Dungeon® Tactics is a classic turn-based game featuring exciting, new gameplay mechanics. Along with traditional RPG characters making you feel right at home, the dynamic gameplay will keep you on your toes.

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16# Adventure Time: Pirates of the Enchiridion - 2018

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Ahoy! The Land of Ooo is underwater and it’s up to Finn and Jake to find out why. Join our heroes as they explore the high seas, search for hidden clues, interrogate shady suspects and fight pirates to solve the mystery and save their waterlogged world!

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17# Chroma Squad - 2017

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Chroma Squad is a tactical RPG about five stunt actors who decide to quit their jobs and start their own Power Rangers-inspired TV show! Customize your TV studio: hire actors, upgrade your gear, do marketing, craft weapons, costumes and giant cardboard robots!.

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18# Massive Chalice - 2015

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MASSIVE CHALICE is a tactical strategy game set on an epic timeline from Double Fine Productions. As the Immortal Ruler of the nation, you'll take command of its heroes, forge heroic marriages to strengthen your Bloodlines, and battle a mysterious enemy known as the Cadence in a 300 year war.

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19# South Park: The Stick of Truth - 2014

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Notable characters from the seriesincluding Cartman, Butters, Stan, and Kylejoin the New Kid's party and accompany him on his quests, though only one character can be active at any time The game features a fast travel system, allowing the player to call on the character Timmy to quickly transport them to any other visited fast travel station. During the player's turn, a radial wheel listing the available optionsclass-based basic melee attacks, special attacks, long-ranged attacks, and support itemsappears. Basic attacks are used to hit unarmored enemies and wear down shields; heavy attacks weaken armored enemies. Certain characters, such as Tuong Lu Kim, Mr Hankey, Jesus, and Mr. Slave can be summoned during battle to deliver a powerful attack capable of defeating several enemies simultaneously; Jesus sprays damaging gunfire, while Mr. Slave squeezes an enemy into his rectum, scaring his allies away.

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20# Thea: The Awakening - 2015

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Thea: The Awakening is a turn-based strategic survival game inspired by the Slavic mythology and set in a procedural dark fantasy world infused with non-linear story and unique combat system.

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21# The Bard's Tale IV: Barrows Deep - 2018

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The Bard's Tale IV: Barrows Deep is the triumphant return of one of the most iconic RPG series of all-time. Delve into a tactically rich combat system that rewards creativity, solve puzzles to gain treasure and advantages, and discover a beautifully crafted world.

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22# Mordheim: City of the Damned - 2015

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The game blends RPG elements, fast-paced tactical combat and intricate unit customization in a time wrought by chaos and rivalry where only the strongest survive. After a twin tailed comet crashed on Mordheim, the City of the Damned turned into a terrifying battlefield where rival warbands fight fiercely for the control of key neighborhoods, looking for glory and fortune by acquiring the very valuable Wyrdstone fragments. Visit the four corners of the City of the Damned to complete multiple missions in the solo campaign, or challenge other players in enthralling multiplayer modes.

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23# Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr - 2017

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Enter the Chaos-infested Caligari Sector and purge the unclean with the most powerful agents of the Imperium of Man! W40k: Inquisitor – Martyr is a grim Action-RPG featuring multiple classes of the Inquisition who will carry out the Emperor’s will.

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24# Blood Bowl 2 - 2015

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Blood Bowl 2 smashes Warhammer and American football together, in an explosive cocktail of turn-based strategy, humour and brutality, adapted from Games Workshop’s famous boardgame.

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25# Nova-111 - 2015

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Tactical Rogue-like Combat. Turn-Based and Real-Time strategy sci-fi adventure. Nova-111 embarks on a journey to recover the 111 scientists scattered through it's alien worlds. Explore, battle and solve clever puzzles in the name of SCIENCE.

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