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Every 'Warhammer 40K' Game, Ranked Best To Worst

Updated July 27, 2020 951 votes 68 voters 1.1k views43 items

List Rules'Warhammer 40,000' games only.

Harking all the way back to the late '80s, the Warhammer 40K franchise has seen its fair share of video games over the years. While some have been great, others have been far more mediocre. Set in the distant future, 40,000 blends the worlds of science fiction with fantasy to create an enormous universe of its own. And with dozens of video games released over the last three decades, Warhammer's lore is larger than ever.

A big part of what initially made this miniature tabletop board game so fun was all the intricate details — collecting the various figures, painting them, setting up your army — all helped elevate Warhammer from a traditional tabletop board game to something else altogether. And while the video games aren't able to contain the same type of collectible experience (unless you're collecting all the games), they do cover a range of different genres, including action, strategy, and more. What do you think is the single best Warhammer 40K game? The "Dawn of War" games are often contested as being one of the greatest, but the "Space Hulk" installments also have a heavy-handed fanbase.

From modern Warhammer 40,000 games on the PC, PS4, and Xbox One to bite-sized mobile Warhammer games and even all those retro DOS and Commodore 64 releases, check out all the 40K games released over the years and vote up all the titles you love(d) the most. 

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  • Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War1

    DeveloperRelic Entertainment

    Genres (Video game)Real-time strategy, Strategy video game, Science Fiction

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, IBM PC compatible

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  • Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II2

    DeveloperRelic Entertainment

    Genres (Video game)Real-time tactics, Tactical role-playing game, Real-time strategy, Role-playing video game, Strategy video game

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows

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  • Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine3

    DeveloperRelic Entertainment

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action role-playing game, Action game

    PlatformXbox 360, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows

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  • Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II – Chaos Rising4

    DeveloperRelic Entertainment

    Genres (Video game)Real-time strategy

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, Linux, macOS

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  • Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr5
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    Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr

    2018

    DeveloperNeocore Games

    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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  • Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II – Retribution6
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    7

    Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II – Retribution

    2011

    DeveloperRelic Entertainment

    Genres (Video game)Real-time strategy

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, Linux, macOS

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  • Warhammer 40,000: Fire Warrior7

    DeveloperKuju Entertainment

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action game, First-person Shooter

    PlatformPlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, IBM PC compatible

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  • Space Hulk8
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    DeveloperElectronic Arts

    Genres (Video game)Real-time tactics, Action game, Strategy video game, Wargaming, First-person Shooter

    PlatformMS-DOS, Sega Saturn, NEC PC-9801, Amiga, IBM PC compatible

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  • Final Liberation9

    DeveloperHolistic Design, Inc.

    Genres (Video game)Turn-based strategy, Turn-based tactics, Strategy video game

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows

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  • Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate10

    DeveloperRandom Games Inc.

    Genres (Video game)Turn-based strategy, Strategy video game

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows

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  • Battlefleet Gothic: Armada II11
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    Battlefleet Gothic: Armada II

    2019

    DeveloperTindalos Interactive

    Genres (Video game)Real-time strategy

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows

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  • Space Hulk: Vengeance of the Blood Angels12

    DeveloperKey Game

    Genres (Video game)Action game, Strategy video game, First-person Shooter

    Platform3DO Interactive Multiplayer, DOS, Sega Saturn, Personal computer, PlayStation

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  • Space Crusade13

    DeveloperGremlin Interactive Limited, Imagitec Design Inc.

    Genres (Video game)Turn-based tactics, Strategy video game

    PlatformZX Spectrum, Atari ST, DOS, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

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  • Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War14

    DeveloperDreamForge Intertainment, Inc.

    Genres (Video game)Turn-based strategy, Role-playing video game, Strategy video game

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows

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  • Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus15
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    Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus

    2018

    DeveloperBulwark Studios

    Genres (Video game)Turn-based tactics

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, MacOS, Linux

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  • Warhammer 40,000: Squad Command16

    DeveloperRedLynx

    Genres (Video game)Turn-based tactics, Strategy video game

    PlatformNintendo DS, PlayStation Portable

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  • Space Hulk (2013)17
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    Space Hulk (2013)

    2013

    DeveloperFull Control

    Genres (Video game)Turn-based tactics

    PlatformWindows, Mac OS X, Linux, iOS, Wii U

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  • Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team18

    DeveloperTHQ Digital Warrington

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action-adventure game, Action game, Role-playing video game

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

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  • Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon19
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    Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon

    2014

    DeveloperFlashback Games

    Genres (Video game)Turn-based strategy

    Platform Microsoft Windows, macOS

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  • Warhammer 40,000: Glory in Death20
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    Warhammer 40,000: Glory in Death

    2006

    DeveloperRazorback Developments

    Genres (Video game)Turn-based strategy, Strategy video game

    PlatformN-Gage

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  • Warhammer 40,000: Freeblade21
    10
    10

    Warhammer 40,000: Freeblade

    2016

    DeveloperPixel Toys

    Genres (Video game)Space adventure

    PlatformAndroid

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  • Space Hulk Ascension22
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    Space Hulk Ascension

    2014

    DeveloperFull Control Studios

    Genres (Video game)Turn-based tactics

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows

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  • Space Hulk: Deathwing23
    5
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    Space Hulk: Deathwing

    2016

    DeveloperHoplite Research

    Genres (Video game)Board game adaptation, turn-based tactics

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4

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  • Space Hulk: Tactics24
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    Space Hulk: Tactics

    2018

    DeveloperCyanide

    Genres (Video game)Turn-based tactics, deck-building

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows

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  • Legacy of Dorn: Herald of Oblivion25
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    Legacy of Dorn: Herald of Oblivion

    2015

    DeveloperTin Man Games

    Genres (Video game)Adventure RPG.

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, Linux, macOS

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