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

This list has everything from The Sims to Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best isometric projection games?" and "What is the greatest isometric projection game of all time?"
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Fallout 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
1998 Fallout 2 is a role-playing open world video game developed by Black Isle Studios and published by Interplay in 1998. While featuring a considerably larger game world and a far more extensive ...more

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Fallout is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
1997 Fallout is an open world role-playing video game developed and published by Interplay Entertainment in 1997. The game has a post-apocalyptic and retro-futuristic setting, in the aftermath of a ...more

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Diablo II: Lord of Destruction is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
2001 Diablo II: Lord of Destruction is an expansion pack for the hack and slash action role-playing game Diablo II. Unlike the original Diablo '​s expansion pack, Diablo: Hellfire, it is a ...more

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Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of A... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
2000 Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn is a computer role-playing game developed by BioWare and published by Black Isle Studios. It is the sequel to Baldur's Gate, and was released for Microsoft ...more

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Baldur's Gate II: Throne of Bh... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
2001 Baldur's Gate II: Throne of Bhaal is the expansion pack for the role-playing video game Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn, and is the final chapter in the Baldur's Gate series. It adds a ...more

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Baldur's Gate is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
1998 Baldur's Gate is a fantasy role-playing video game developed by BioWare and published in 1998 by Interplay Entertainment. It is the first game in the Baldur's Gate series, and takes place in the ...more

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Diablo II is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
2000 Diablo II is an action role-playing hack and slash video game developed by Blizzard North and published by Blizzard Entertainment in 2000 for Windows and Mac OS computers. The game, with its ...more

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Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Mag... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
2001 Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura is a 2001 role-playing video game developed by Troika Games and published by Sierra Entertainment. It was released in North America and Europe in August ...more

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Planescape: Torment is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
Firecage added 1999 Planescape: Torment is a computer role-playing game developed for Microsoft Windows by Black Isle Studios and released on December 12, 1999 by Interplay Entertainment. It takes place in ...more

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Baldur's Gate: Tales of the Sw... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
1999 Baldur's Gate: Tales of the Sword Coast is a role-playing video game in a high fantasy setting, developed by BioWare and published by Interplay in April 1999. Released as an expansion pack for ...more

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Icewind Dale is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
2000 Icewind Dale is a role-playing video game developed for Windows by Black Isle Studios and published by Interplay Entertainment. It was released on June 30, 2000. It takes place in the Dungeons ...more

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Age of Empires II: The Age of ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
1999 Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings is a real-time strategy video game developed by Ensemble Studios and published by Microsoft. Released in 1999 for the Microsoft Windows and Macintosh ...more

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Civilization III is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
2001 Sid Meier's Civilization III, commonly shortened to Civ III or Civ 3, is the third installment of the Sid Meier's Civilization turn-based strategy video game series. It was preceded by ...more

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Diablo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
1996 Diablo is an action role-playing hack and slash video game developed by Blizzard North and released by Blizzard Entertainment on December 31, 1996. Set in the fictional Kingdom of Khanduras, ...more

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Age of Empires is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
1997 Age of Empires is a history-based real-time strategy video game released in 1997. Developed by Ensemble Studios and published by Microsoft. Ensemble was still an independent company, later ...more

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Age of Mythology is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
2002 Age of Mythology is a mythology-based real-time strategy video game developed by Ensemble Studios and published by Microsoft Game Studios. It was released on October 30, 2002 in North America ...more

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RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
2002 RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 is a construction and management simulation PC game that simulates amusement park management. Developed by Chris Sawyer and published by Infogrames, the game was released ...more

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Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood o... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
2001 Fallout Tactics is a turn-based/real-time tactical role-playing game set in the post-apocalyptic Fallout universe. Developed by Micro Forté and published by 14 Degrees East, Fallout ...more

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Final Fantasy Tactics is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
1997 Final Fantasy Tactics is a tactical role-playing game developed and published by Square for the Sony PlayStation video game console. It is the first game of the Final Fantasy Tactics series and ...more

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Civilization II is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
1996 Sid Meier's Civilization II is a turn-based strategy video game developed and published by MicroProse. It was first released in 1996 for the PC and later ported to the Sony PlayStation. In 2002, ...more

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Geneforge 3 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
Geneforge 3 is the third video game in the Geneforge series of role-playing video games created by Spiderweb Software.

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Age of Empires II: The Conquer... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
2000 Age of Empires II: The Conquerors is the first expansion pack to the 1999 real-time strategy game Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings. The Conquerors is the fourth installment in the Age of ...more

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Heroes of Might and Magic III is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
1999 Heroes of Might and Magic III: The Restoration of Erathia is a turn-based strategy game developed by Jon Van Caneghem through New World Computing originally released for Microsoft Windows by the ...more

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Landstalker: The Treasures of ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
1993 Landstalker: The Treasures of King Nole is an action-adventure role-playing video game that was developed by Climax Entertainment originally released for the Mega Drive/Genesis in 1992 in Japan ...more

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Eschalon: Book I is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
Eschalon: Book I is an isometric turn-based role-playing video game by Basilisk Games. In the style of classic role-playing video games, it features a large and openly explorable game world, ...more

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Lode Runner 2 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
1998 Lode Runner 2 was a computer game released in 1998 for Mac OS and Windows. It was the first installation of the Lode Runner series to have 3D graphics, groundbreaking for the series. In the ...more

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Strike series is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
1993 Strike is the common name of a series of video games created by Mike Posehn, John Patrick Manley and Tony Barnes released between 1991 and 1997 by Electronic Arts for a number of video game ...more

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Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
1999 Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri is a video game in the 4X genre which is considered a spiritual sequel to the Civilization series. Set in a science fiction depiction of the 22nd century, the game ...more

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Age of Wonders is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
1999 Age of Wonders is a turn-based strategy video game often likened to Master of Magic. Originally titled World of Wonders, the game incorporated several role-playing video game elements that were ...more

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Crusader is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
1996 Crusader: No Regret is an action game developed by Origin Systems and published by Electronic Arts in 1996 as a sequel to 1995's Crusader: No Remorse.

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Age of Empires: The Rise of Ro... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
1998 Age of Empires: The Rise of Rome Expansion is a history-based real-time strategy game in the Age of Empires series. It is based on the rise of the Roman Empire, and adds the Roman Empire and ...more

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Age of Mythology: The Titans is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
2003 Age of Mythology: The Titans is a real-time strategy computer game expansion pack of Age of Mythology. It was developed by Ensemble Studios and released on September 30, 2003. The Titans adds a ...more

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Theme Hospital is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
1997 Theme Hospital is a business simulation game developed by Bullfrog Productions and published by Electronic Arts in 1997, in which the player designs and operates a hospital. Like most of ...more

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The Sims is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
2000 The Sims is a strategic life-simulation video game developed by Maxis and published by Electronic Arts, it was released on February 4, 2000. Its development was led by game designer Will Wright, ...more

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Emperor: Rise of the Middle Ki... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
2002 Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom is the sixth title in the City Building Series. BreakAway Games was contracted for Emperor after having previously worked on Queen of the Nile. Emperor is the ...more

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Evolution: The Game of Intelli... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
1997 Evolution: The Game of Intelligent Life, also known as Genetic Evolution: The Race for Intelligent Life in Germany and Evolução: O Jogo da Vida in Brazil, is a life simulation ...more

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Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
1998 Dominion: Storm Over Gift 3 is a military science fiction real-time strategy video game developed by Ion Storm Inc. and published by Eidos Interactive and released for Microsoft Windows on June ...more

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Breath of Fire III is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
1997 Breath of Fire III is a role-playing video game developed and published by Capcom originally for the PlayStation console as part of the Breath of Fire series. Initially released in Japan on ...more

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Caesar III is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
1998 Caesar III is a video game developed by Impressions Games and published by Sierra Entertainment; the third installment of the Caesar series, part of Sierra's City Building Series. It was ...more

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Jagged Alliance 2 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
Jim_In_Texas added 1999 Jagged Alliance 2 is a tactical role-playing game for PC, released in 1999 for Windows, and later ported to Linux by Tribsoft. It is the third game in the Jagged Alliance series, and was ...more

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General Chaos is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
1994 General Chaos is a 1994 video game developed by Game Refuge Inc. and published by Electronic Arts for the Sega Genesis. General Chaos is a satirical arcade/strategy game.

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Generation of Chaos is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
2006 Generation of Chaos, released in Japan as New Demon World: GOCIV Another Side is a turn-based strategy RPG fantasy video game released for the PlayStation Portable, developed by Idea Factory and ...more

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DinoPark Tycoon is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
1993 DinoPark Tycoon is an educational business simulation computer game released by MECC in 1993. A school version of the game was released for use in elementary schools. In the game, players run a ...more

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Killzone: Liberation is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
2006 Killzone: Liberation is a third-person shooter action video game for the PlayStation Portable, developed by Guerrilla Games, and is the sequel to Killzone. Killzone: Liberation was released on ...more

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Deadlock II: Shrine Wars is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
1998 Deadlock II: Shrine Wars is a sci-fi turn-based strategy computer game developed by Cyberlore Studios and published by Accolade, released on February 28, 1998 as a sequel to Deadlock: Planetary ...more

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Knight Lore is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
1984 Knight Lore is a computer game developed and released by Ultimate Play The Game in 1984. The game is the third in the Sabreman series, following on from his adventures in Sabre Wulf and ...more

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Heroes of Might and Magic IV is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
2002 Heroes of Might and Magic IV is a turn-based strategy game developed by Gus Smedstad through New World Computing and published by the 3DO Company for Microsoft Windows-based personal computers ...more

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Heimdall 2 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
1994 Heimdall 2 is an isometric action-adventure video game developed by The 8th Day and published by Core Design for Amiga, Amiga CD32 and MS-DOS platforms in 1994. It is set in a world based on ...more

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Pharaoh is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
1999 Pharaoh is an isometric city-building game set in Ancient Egypt created by Impressions Games and published by Sierra Entertainment for Microsoft Windows. It involves the construction and ...more

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Command & Conquer: Tiberian Su... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Isometric Projection Games of All Time
2000 Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun is a real-time strategy video game developed by Westwood Studios and released in 1999. The main storyline follows the second major war between the Global ...more