50 Games Like The Cold War Era

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Arms Race - TCWE, Rome: Total War, and Hearts of Iron IV are our top selection to play today.

The latest addition in this selection are Imperator: Rome released the 24 April 2019 and ranked #37, Death Trader: Cold War released the 28 September 2018 and ranked #32, The Great Fantasy Struggle released the 26 September 2018 and ranked #45.

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This suggestion collection includes cold games 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.

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The Cold War Era is strategy game based on the historical conflict between the USA and the USSR

2# Rome: Total War - 2016

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Turn your screen into an exhilarating battlefield with thousands of troops, from legionaries, spearmen and archers to cavalry, chariots and war elephants. Embark on an historic conquest of Europe, North Africa and the Near East as one of 19 formidable factions including Egypt, Gaul, Britannia, The Greek Cities, Macedon and Spain.

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4# 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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5# 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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6# First Strike: Final Hour - 2017

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Now, with First Strike: Final Hour, the acclaimed strategy title updated with all-new features and a beautiful HD rework!. FIRST STRIKE is a great strategy simulation featuring snappy gameplay and an intuitive interface that makes dropping the big one as easy as ABC.

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7# Supreme Ruler 2020 Gold - 2008

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Supreme Ruler 2020 Gold contains Supreme Ruler 2020 and the expansion, Global Crisis: SUPREME RULER 2020 Overnight, the US dollar crashes AND the sound echoes across the globe. The economic crisis amplifies global instabilities and regional disputes, tearing the world asunder. Nations dissolve, economies collapse, and tensions escalate.

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8# Europa Universalis IV - 2013

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The empire building game Europa Universalis IV gives you control of a nation to guide through the years in order to create a dominant global empire. Rule your nation through the centuries, with unparalleled freedom, depth and historical accuracy.

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9# Ostalgie: The Berlin Wall - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game Ostalgie: The Berlin Wall
Screenshot of the video game Ostalgie: The Berlin Wall

The confrontation between the East and the West is coming to an end, but not between East and West Germany. The old party leaders are still sitting in their offices, not changing anything and waiting for exclamations from Moscow. But their end is close – Gorbachev and Kohl have already decided...

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10# European War 5: Empire - 2016

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You are about to build a great empire *** Your empire will experience 6 ages and explore 2000 years of history *** As the empire expands, there are a variety of tasks to be explored *** Seize the cities of the enemy and collect resources to build your own *** Hire generals in the tavern and pursue beautiful princesses from different countries *** Trade in the market, defend the frontier, and defeat the invading generals *** Collect all sorts of materials and grow your empire to a new age *** Follow the conquering journeys of great kings such as Alexander, Genghis Khan, Caesar, and Barbarossa *** Conquer the world in 6 ages *** Exercise your power to develop economy, declare wars or establish diplomatic relations with other countries *** Meet various influential events during your conquering journey *** Upgrade the age and recruit different armies and generals *** Princesses have different talents, they will promote the development of the empire *** Show your diplomatic skills form an alliance, declare wars or stay neutral ...

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13# 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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15# Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII - Fame and Strategy - 2017

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"Romance of the Three Kingdoms 13" celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the series and building on the concept of "A Further Gathering of Heroes," it has achieved the greatest advance in the history of the series. With "Prestige," which might be called an officer's defining title and with Comrades to aid you in carrying out your desires, players will experience greater freedom and plumb greater depths with their Officer Play. There are Orders that stem from a Ruler's style, strategy that must now take into account "Key Points" scattered throughout the land, War Councils where the best plans of your strategists come to life, and scaled up battles between heroes.

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16# Tropico 5: Complete Collection - 2017

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The Eras Begin your rule in colonial times, survive world wars and economic crises, ride out the Cold War, and lead your country towards a glorious future. The Dynasty Members of your extended family live on the island and can be hired as rulers, managers, diplomats, or generals. Research and Renovate Modernize your nation with new buildings, technologies, and resources.

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18# Twilight Struggle - 2016

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Designed by award winning creators Ananda Gupta and Jason Matthews, players control one of the two modern superpowers, as they work to spread their dominance throughout the world via political influence and coup attempts. From the early days of De-Stalinization, to the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Vietnam War and beyond, players are immersed in the actual events of the struggle between these two nations to be the dominant superpower in the world!

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23# DomiNations - 2015

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Players can choose to play as any of the 8 different nations - Korean, British, Romans, Chinese, Germans, French, Japanese, or Greeks; and advance through 10 ages from Dawn age to Global age, expanding the base in each age. Ages Players start with Dawn Age, which signifies the dawn of civilization. After this age, players advance to next ages by upgrading the Town Center. Currently, the players can reach Global Age, which is the highest available age in the game.

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24# Realpolitiks - 2017

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Become the leader of any contemporary country in this streamlined real-time grand strategy game. Use diplomacy, espionage, military and economic power to deal with other nations, while tackling issues such as terrorism, financial crises and medical epidemics, all in an effort to achieve global domination!

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25# Rising Storm 2: Vietnam - 2017

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Red Orchestra Series' take on Vietnam: 64-player MP matches; 20+ maps; US Army & Marines, PAVN/NVA, NLF/VC; Australians and ARVN forces; 50+ weapons; 4 flyable helicopters; mines, traps and tunnels; Brutal. Authentic. Gritty. Character customization. And napalm in the morning.

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