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The Best Artillery Games of All Time

Updated June 8, 2017 962 votes 108 voters 16.1k views32 items

List RulesVote up the best video games in the artillery genre.

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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    2007
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    DeveloperTeam17 Software

    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 created by...  more
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    DeveloperGremlin Interactive Limited, Infogrames Entertainment SA

    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 America...  more
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    DeveloperInfogrames Entertainment SA, Team17 Software

    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....  more
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    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 Mac OS...  more
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  • 5
    1994
    31
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    DeveloperTeam17 Software

    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 it...  more
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    DeveloperTeam17 Software

    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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  • 7

    DeveloperTeam17 Software

    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 primary...  more
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  • 8

    DeveloperGamesauce, Team17 Software

    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 Worms...  more
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    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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    DeveloperTeam17 Software

    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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    DeveloperTeam17 Software

    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 well...  more
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    DeveloperTeam17 Software

    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 of...  more
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  • 13

    DeveloperTwo Tribes B.V., Team17 Software, The Code Monkeys

    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' three...  more
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    DeveloperBlitwise Productions

    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 Super...  more
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    DeveloperSoftnyx

    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 Korean...  more
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    DeveloperTeam17 Software

    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 Amiga...  more
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  • 17

    DeveloperTwo Tribes B.V., Team17 Software

    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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  • 18
    Scorched Tanks is an artillery style game released for the Amiga platform in 1993. The game is inspired by MS-DOS game Scorched Earth....  more
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    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 Pascal 7....  more
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    DeveloperMicrosoft Corporation

    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 at...  more
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    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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    DeveloperHedgewars Project

    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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  • 25
    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 20,000...  more
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