Total Nerd The Best PlayStation Strategy Games  

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List Rules Games don't have to be console exclusive, as long as they were released for PlayStation at some point.

If you owned a PlayStation at any time during your life, then it's safe to say there were probably a few strategy games in your collection. Using your brain to solve puzzles and battle opponents is a ton of fun, and with turn-based games, puzzles, tower defense games and more, there are unlimited options to explore. With so many choices to pick from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, we've decided to rank the best PlayStation strategy games of all time.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling strategy games that were released for PlayStation. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. This list is made up of items like Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together and Command & Conquer: Red Alert. Vote for your favorite video games below, and feel free to add any that you think deserve to be on the list.
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95 29
Brigandine is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PlayStation Strategy Games
1998

2
53 9
Suikoden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation Strategy Games
1995

3
57 18
Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Tog... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation Strategy Games

4
59 20
Front Mission 3 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation Strategy Games

5
83 37
Command & Conquer: Red Alert is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation Strategy Games

6
33 9
Vandal Hearts is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation Strategy Games

7
27 6
Vandal Hearts II is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation Strategy Games

8
37 14
Harvest Moon: Back to Nature is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation Strategy Games

9
61 33
Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation Strategy Games

10
42 20
Age of Empires is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation Strategy Games

11
35 15
Theme Hospital is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation Strategy Games

12
42 21
Civilization II is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation Strategy Games

13
31 13
Hoshigami: Ruining Blue Earth is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation Strategy Games

14
28 12
Ogre Battle: The March of the ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation Strategy Games

15
22 7
Front Mission 4 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation Strategy Games

16
28 13
Command & Conquer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation Strategy Games

17
20 7
Super Robot Wars Alpha Gaiden is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation Strategy Games
Super Robot Wars Alpha Gaiden 2001

18
33 19
SimCity 2000 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation Strategy Games

19
19 7
Saiyuki: Journey West is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation Strategy Games

20
22 10
Warzone 2100 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation Strategy Games

21
24 12
Civilization is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation Strategy Games

22
17 6
Worms World Party is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation Strategy Games

23
21 10
Populous: The Beginning is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation Strategy Games

24
21 11
Warhammer: Dark Omen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation Strategy Games

25
22 12
Dune 2000 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation Strategy Games
1998