Total Nerd The Best War Games of All Time  

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

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different games, including Advance Wars and Killzone 2.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best war games?" and "What is the greatest war game of all time?"
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Steel Panthers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best War Games of All Time
Steel Panthers is a series of computer wargames, developed and published by several different companies, with various games covering battles from 1930 to 2020. The first game was released in ...more

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Steel Panthers III: Brigade Co... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best War Games of All Time

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Steel Panthers II: Modern Batt... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best War Games of All Time
1996 This is the sequel to 'Steel Panthers'. While 'Steel Panthers' covered armored warfare from 1939-1945, 'Steel Panthers 2: Modern Battles' focus' on conflicts from 1950-2000. The basic game ...more

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Pacific General is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best War Games of All Time
1997 Pacific General is a computer wargame depicting famous battles of the World War II Pacific campaigns. It was published by Strategic Simulations in 1997 using the same game engine of the earlier ...more

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Steel Panthers: World at War is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best War Games of All Time

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Computer Ambush is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best War Games of All Time
1984 Computer Ambush is a squad-level tactical combat simulator, set in a fictitious French village during World War II. Available forces arerestricted toeither American or German squads only;each ...more

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Field Commander is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best War Games of All Time
2006 Field Commander is a military turn-based tactics game for the PlayStation Portable. The player takes on the persona of a new Advanced Tactical Legion for Allied Security recruit, an ...more