50 Games Like Hearts of Iron II for PC Windows

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Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim, Machines at War 3, and Hearts of Iron IV are our top selection to play today.

The latest addition in this selection are Iron Conflict released the 7 January 2021 and ranked #45, Surabaya Inferno released the 20 September 2020 and ranked #38, Praetorians - HD Remaster released the 18 September 2020 and ranked #49.

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This suggestion collection includes grand strategy games. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

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Taking place from 1936-64, Arsenal of Democracy lets you play as any nation during the era of WW2, complete with detailed models for economics, diplomacy, research, and intelligence. Warfare is also fully represented with all three branches of operations: land, sea, and air.

1# Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim - 5200

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You will have to fight various enemies and monsters, explore new territories, manage economic and scientific developments and solve a heap of unusual and unexpected tasks. There are a lot of heroes in your lands: valiant warriors and warlike barbarians, powerful wizards and grim necromancers, industrious dwarves and skilful elves plus many more. "Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim" contains elements of role play: while fulfilling your orders, the heroes improve their skills and talents, as well as earn cash to be spent on new equipment, weapons, and magical elixirs.

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2# Machines at War 3 - 3600

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Real time strategy game featuring over 130 different types of units and technologies, 21 campaign missions with characters and an intriguing story, unlimited random map skirmishes with many customizable settings, network multiplayer to challenge your friends, and so much more in this RTS!

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4# Europa Universalis IV - 2013

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Four centuries of detailed history come alive in Paradox’s classic grand strategy game. Lead any nation from Renaissance to Revolution in a complex simulation of the early modern world. Master the art of war, diplomacy and trade to shape and change your nation’s history!

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5# Supreme Ruler Ultimate - 2014

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Real-Time Strategy/Wargame. From World War II through the Cold War and into the future, re-live or re-imagine the tensions and crises of our recent history! Guide your nation through the era of your choice in Campaigns, Scenarios, and Sandboxes, as you make every effort to become Supreme Ruler!

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6# Rome: Total War - Barbarian Invasion - 2017

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Barbarian Invasion is a standalone follow-up to Creative Assemblys classic strategy game ROME: Total War, a smash hit on the iPad. Three centuries after the campaigns of ROME: Total War, an overstretched Roman Empire faces a day of reckoning with the warlike tribes that menace its frontiers. Play out the final years of the Empire as a Barbarian commander determined to bring it down, or take up arms as a Roman General and fight to extend your glorious civilization into a new age.

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8# Total War: WARHAMMER - The King & The Warlord - 2016

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The King & The Warlord is the second Lords Pack for Total War: WARHAMMER. Bolstering the forces of both The Greenskins and The Dwarfs, it introduces famous rival characters, new iconic units and new battle maps from the world of Warhammer Fantasy Battles to your Grand Campaigns and Custom/Multiplayer battles. Two new Legendary Lords… …with new quest chains, magic items and skill trees Two new additional Lord types Six all-new battlefield units 22 all-new elite Regiments of Renown

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9# Hannibal: Terror of Rome - 2012

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“ALEA JACTA EST” (The Die is Cast) is what Caesar said as he crossed the Rubicon River when he learned that the Senate had removed him from his command. Crossing that small Italian river was equivalent to disobeying Rome’s orders and entering into open rebellion in this historical turn-based strategy wargame .

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10# Panzer Corps 2 - 2020

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Panzer Corps 2 is the ultimate Second World War strategy game! Enjoy the time-proven gameplay formula which has been appreciated by millions of players over the years, brought to a whole new level of refinement up to the latest technical standards.

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11# Panzer Corps 2 - 2020

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Panzer Corps 2 is the ultimate Second World War strategy game! Enjoy the time-proven gameplay formula which has been appreciated by millions of players over the years, brought to a whole new level of refinement up to the latest technical standards.

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13# Company of Heroes 2: The British Forces - 2015

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This latest multiplayer standalone entry in the COH2 series features this iconic Allied army. Experience a unique tech-tree that challenges the player to balance the constant trade-off between mobility and defense. Surprise opponents with your development choices and an open end game configuration.

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15# March of the Eagles - 2013

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“he Who Fears Being Conquered Is Sure Of Defeat.”The war-game March of the Eagles focuses on the dramatic conflicts of Europe during 1805 to 1820. Explore one of the defining periods in European history with this experience crafted by the masters of Grand Strategy, Paradox Development Studio.

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16# Beyond Sol - 2015

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Beyond Sol is a unique blend of action combat and grand strategy empire building in a dynamic open world. Collect resources, build your city, upgrade your ships, and cultivate relationships or wage wars with rival cities in your quest to dominate the solar system. Play singleplayer or multiplayer.

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18# 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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20# Darkest Hour: A Hearts of Iron Game - 2011

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Developed by a team of experienced modders from the Paradox forum, Darkest Hour is a stand-alone Hearts of Iron game. The game features a mixture of short and in-depth campaigns set across the darkest chapters of the 20th century. Play from the outbreak of the Great War up until the onset of the Cold War.

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21# Sudden Strike 4 - 2017

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Sudden Strike is back! The beloved Real Time Strategy series returns, this time with bigger battlefields, more units, better graphics, new scenarios and legendary commanders with individual abilities – all of which makes Sudden Strike 4 more tactical and realistic than ever before!

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22# Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII - 2016

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"The ultimate depiction of the Three Kingdom. A heroic drama of a gathering of Legends." Based on this concept for Romance of the Three Kingdoms 13, we have compiled an experience that will immerse the player deep into the historically turbulent world of the Three Kingdoms, with "human drama," seen through daily interactions both on the battlefield and off between the many heroic characters of the time (all playable), "spectacular battles" shown in majestic battle scenes, "dynamism" expressed across the great land of China in full 3D as each character plots and battles to expand their territory, and much more. Players will become one of the heroes that lived during the time of the Three Kingdoms and through their actions and decisions will forge their own unique history in that turbulent yet period.

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23# Through the Darkest of Times - 2020

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Through the Darkest of Times is a strategy game, that lets you play a resistance group in Third Reich Berlin. The game covers the entire time from Hitler’s seizure of power 1933 to Germany’s unconditional surrender 1945. You plan actions of your group while at the same time try to balance the morale of your members, get resources needed for the actions and avoid getting caught by the Gestapo. Big political events follow the actual historical time-line and influence your options and what happens to your group. Your members are fictional and procedurally generated on each playthrough. They come with different personalities, abilities and views. As leader of the group, it's your job to fight the regime by winning hearts and minds of the people, holding your group together and leading them through the darkest of times.

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