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List of All Strategy Video Games

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List of strategy video games, listed alphabetically with photos of the game's cover art when available. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these strategy video games have been enjoyed by millions. This list includes all strategy video games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure, future or new strategy video games. Various bits of information are available for these top strategy video games, such as when the game was released and who developed the game. In some instances you can click on the names of the games to get an even more in-depth description of them. These aren't necessarily the best strategy video games, but there are a lot of popular strategy video games listed here.

List below includes The Sims, Diablo II and more games.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best strategy video games?" and "What are the most popular strategy video games?"
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  • Midwinter1

    DeveloperMaelstrom Games

    Midwinter is a post-apocalyptic first-person action role-playing game with strategy and...  more
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  • Oil Barons2

    DeveloperEpyx

    Oil Barons is both a strategy and simulation-type, turn-based game, published by Epyx in 1983....  more
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  • Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift3

    Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift

    2008

    DeveloperSquare Enix

    Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift is a tactical role-playing game developed and...  more
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  • Band of Bugs4

    DeveloperNinjaBee

    Band of Bugs is a turn-based tactics video game developed by NinjaBee. The game includes a...  more
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  • Hacker5

    Hacker

    1985

    DeveloperActivision Blizzard, Steve Cartwright

    Hacker is a 1985 computer game by Activision. It was designed by Steve Cartwright, produced by...  more
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  • Vanguard Bandits6

    DeveloperWorking Designs, Human Entertainment

    Vanguard Bandits, known in Japan as Epica Stella, is a tactical role-playing game for the...  more
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  • Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions7

    DeveloperSquare Enix, Tose Co., Ltd.

    Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions is a tactical role-playing game developed and...  more
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  • Metal Gear Acid8

    DeveloperKonami Computer Entertainment Tokyo, Konami

    Metal Gear Acid, stylized as METAL GEAR AC!D, is a turn-based collectible card video game...  more
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  • Homeworld: Cataclysm9

    DeveloperRockstar Vancouver, Barking Dog Studios

    Homeworld: Cataclysm was originally developed in 2000 as an expansion of Homeworld, but was...  more
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  • Sid Meier's Alien Crossfire10

    DeveloperFiraxis Games

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  • Republic: The Revolution11

    DeveloperElixir Studios

    Republic: The Revolution is a computer game produced by Elixir Studios, founded by Demis...  more
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  • Sid Meier's Pirates!12

    DeveloperFiraxis Games

    Sid Meier's Pirates! is a 2004 strategy/action/adventure computer game developed by Firaxis...  more
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  • UFO: Enemy Unknown13

    DeveloperMicroProse

    UFO: Enemy Unknown is a science fiction strategy video game developed by Mythos Games and...  more
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  • Advance Wars14

    DeveloperIntelligent Systems

    Advance Wars, later released in Japan as Game Boy Wars Advance is a turn-based tactics video...  more
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  • Worms 215

    DeveloperTeam17 Software

    Worms 2 is an artillery strategy game developed by Team17 as part of the Worms series. The...  more
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  • Mega Man Battle Network 216

    DeveloperCapcom

    Mega Man Battle Network 2, known as Battle Network Rockman EXE 2 in Japan, is a video game...  more
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  • Napoleon Senki17

    DeveloperLenar, Brøderbund Software

    Napoleon Senki is a real-time tactics strategy video game developed by Lenar and published by...  more
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  • Sid Meier's Pirates!18

    DeveloperMicroProse, Microprose Software, Inc

    Sid Meier’s Pirates! is a video game created by Sid Meier and developed and published by...  more
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  • Sacrifice19

    DeveloperShiny Entertainment

    Sacrifice is a real-time strategy video game published by Interplay Entertainment in 2000 for...  more
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  • Lords of Midnight: The Citadel20

    DeveloperMike Singleton

    Lords of Midnight: The Citadel is the second and final sequel to the classic ZX Spectrum,...  more
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  • Battlezone: Rise of the Black Dogs21

    DeveloperClimax Entertainment, Climax Group

    Battlezone: Rise of the Black Dogs is a tank based strategy game released in 2000 for the...  more
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  • Dark Legions22

    DeveloperSilicon Knights

    Dark Legions is a 1994 action strategy game for DOS. It was developed by Silicon Knights and...  more
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  • The Horde23

    DeveloperSilicon Knights, Toys for Bob

    The Horde is a hybrid action-strategy video game that was originally released on the 3DO...  more
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  • Strike Fleet24

    DeveloperLucasArts

    Strike Fleet is a 1987 computer game developed by Lucasfilm Games and published by Electronic...  more
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  • Star Trek: Conquest25

    Developer4J Studios

    Star Trek: Conquest is a video game set in the Star Trek universe. The game features both...  more
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