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This is a list of the best artillery games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated artillery games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest artillery games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these artillery games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging artillery games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new artillery games.

List is made up of a variety of games, including Worms and Worms Armageddon.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best artillery games?" and "What is the greatest artillery game of all time?"
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Worms is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
2007 Worms is an artillery strategy game developed by Team17. It is available on Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network, and iOS platforms and is one of the many installments of the Worms series ...more

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Pocket Tanks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
2007 Pocket Tanks is a 1-2 player computer game for Windows and Mac OS X, and more recently the iPhone, Android, and Windows Phone created by Michael P. Welch from Blitwise Productions, developer of ...more

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Scorched Earth is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
1991 Scorched Earth is a popular shareware artillery video game, which is a subgenre of strategy game. The game was developed in the DOS era, originally written by Wendell Hicken, in which tanks do ...more

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Worms: Reloaded is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
Worms: Reloaded is an artillery strategy game developed by Team17 and is part of the Worms series. It was first released on Microsoft Windows via Steam, on August 26, 2010. It was released on ...more

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Worms Armageddon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
1999 Worms Armageddon is an artillery strategy game developed by Team17 and part of the Worms series. The player controls a team of up to eight worms in combat against opposing teams.

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Worms is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
1994 Worms is an artillery strategy video game developed by Team17 and released in 1995. It is the first game in the Worms series of video games and was initially only available for the Amiga. Later ...more

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Hogs of War is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
2000 Hogs of War is a turn-based tactics video game developed by Infogrames Studios and published by Infogrames Europe, released for the PlayStation and PC in 2000 for Europe on June 6 and North ...more

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Worms 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
1997 Worms 2 is an artillery strategy game developed by Team17 as part of the Worms series. The game was released in 1997. The player controls a team of up to eight worms in combat against opposing ...more

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Worms: Open Warfare is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
2006 Worms: Open Warfare is an artillery strategy game. It was developed by Team17 and published by THQ for the PlayStation Portable and Nintendo DS. There are several other Worms video games in the ...more

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Worms: A Space Oddity is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
2007 Worms: A Space Oddity is an artillery strategy game for the Wii. The game was announced on August 30, 2007 and released on March 18, 2008 in North America, with other regions following shortly ...more

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Worms Forts: Under Siege is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
2005 Worms Forts: Under Siege is an artillery strategy game. It was designed by Team17. Like the previous Worms game, it is in complete 3D and showcases new features, such as buildings. While the ...more

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Tank Wars is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
1990 Tank Wars is an artillery game developed in 1990 by Kenneth Morse. There is another artillery game named Tank Wars, written in 1986 by Cody Snider for DOS and the Apple II. Apart from the basic ...more

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GunBound is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
GunBound 2005 GunBound is a free-to-play, turn-based, room-to-room, multiplayer online game with many similar features to the popular Worms game series. GunBound was developed and is maintained by South ...more

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Worms: Open Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
2007 Worms: Open Warfare 2 is an artillery and strategy video game and the ninth installment in the Worms series. It was developed by Team17 and Two Tribes, and published by THQ for the PlayStation ...more

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Worms 4: Mayhem is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
2005 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 as ...more

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Assault gear is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
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Scorched Tanks is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
Scorched Tanks Scorched Tanks is an artillery style game released for the Amiga platform in 1993. The game is inspired by MS-DOS game Scorched Earth.

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Worms 3D is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
2003 Worms 3D is an artillery strategy game in the Worms series. It was developed by Team17. The game was the first in the series to be in 3D and also featured several new weapons. Additionally, some ...more

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Worms: The Director's Cut is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
1997 Worms: The Director's Cut is a sequel to Worms, an artillery strategy game developed by Team17 and published by Ocean Software. It was programmed by Andy Davidson and released in 1997 for the ...more

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Worms World Party is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
2001 Worms World Party is an artillery strategy game. It was developed by Team17 as the seventh game in the Worms series, and was released in 2001. It was the last 2D Worms game before the series' ...more

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Mortar Mayhem is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
Mortar Mayhem Mortar Mayhem is a freeware computer game for MS-DOS. The game is similar to Scorched Earth and was developed in 2001 by Pelle Coltau and Jens Juul Jacobsen. The game was developed in Turbo

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Gorillas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
1991 Gorillas is a video game first distributed with MS-DOS 5 and published in 1991 by IBM corporation. It is a turn-based artillery game. The game consists of two gorillas throwing explosive bananas ...more

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Hedgewars is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
2006 Hedgewars is an open source turn-based strategy artillery game. Similar to Worms and WarMUX, players control a team of hedgehogs across a deformable landscape, battling other computer- or ...more

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Hogs of War 2 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time

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Scorched 3D is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
Scorched 3D 2001 Scorched 3D is a free and open source artillery game modeled after the classic DOS game Scorched Earth. Scorched 3D offers a new game-play approach compared to the 2D original, such as: fully ...more

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Worms World Party Aqua is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time

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Onlineworms is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
Onlineworms is an artillery game, which is a type of strategy game. Team17 had Wizgate adapt and tailor the game specifically for the Asian markets in 2001. In 2002 the game had as many as ...more

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Gravity Wars is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
2008 Gravity Wars is a video game for the Amiga personal computer system by Ed Bartz. It was developed in 1986 or 1987. It is a turn-based artillery game, which is a subgenre of strategy game. The ...more

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Warmux is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
Warmux WarMUX is a free and open-source game in the genre of "turn-based artillery games" like Scorched Earth or Worms. The project was started in December 2002 by Lawrence Azzoug Moy as ...more

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Stone Sling is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
Stone Sling was one of the games for the Philips Magnavox Odyssey², a console from the 1970s in the 8-bit home video game console era. The game allows for two player simultaneous gameplay ...more

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Chick Chick Boom is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
Chick Chick Boom 2007 Chick Chick Boom was an online Flash game created for Easter 2007 by Extra Toxic and sponsored by Nintendo of Europe. The game launched on April 3, 2007 and was only playable through the month ...more

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Tank Beat is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Artillery Games of All Time
2007 Tank Beat, known in PAL regions as Tank Battles, is an artillery/strategy game for the Nintendo DS that was developed by Milestone Inc.