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The Best Video Games Set In WW2

Updated September 24, 2019 4.0k votes 424 voters 9.7k views93 items

List RulesOnly video games set in World War II.

From turn-based strategy to flight simulators and first-person shooters, there are a wealth of video games set in World War II. The global scope of the second Great War offers a wide range of settings, characters, and possible gameplay that has fueled series like Call of Duty, Brothers in Arms, Wolfenstein, and Medal of Honor.

With so many good WW2 games available there is a game that suits almost any type of player. Stealth games set in World War II include Hidden & Dangerous 2, Beyond Castle Wolfenstein, and Sniper Elite 4. For tactics and traditional war games, there are favorites like Men of War, Silent Hunter III, and Panzer General, which allow you to manipulate the movements of soldiers and tanks across the battlefield. One of the most popular WWII game genres is the first person shooter, with dozens of great games that include Call of Duty, Battlefield V, and Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood.

Which are the best WW2 games? Vote up the best video games set in World War II and add any that we might have missed.

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  • Panzer General1
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    Panzer General

    Turn-based strategy, Strategy video game

    Release1994

    DeveloperStrategic Simulations, Inc.

    Panzer General is a computer wargame published by Strategic Simulations in 1994 and set in... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Operation Europe: Path to Victory2
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    Operation Europe: Path to Victory

    Console role-playing game, Turn-based strategy

    Release1994

    DeveloperKoei

    Operation Europe: Path to Victory, released in Japan as Europa Sensen, is a combat strategy... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Panzer General II3
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    Panzer General II

    Turn-based strategy

    Release1997

    DeveloperStrategic Simulations, Inc.

    Panzer General II is a turn-based strategy computer game by Strategic Simulations, Inc.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Allied General4
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    Allied General

    Turn-based strategy, Strategy video game

    Release1995

    DeveloperStrategic Simulations, Inc.

    Allied General is a turn-based strategy video game set in World War II that features the... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Axis & Allies5
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    Axis & Allies

    Grand strategy wargame, Grand strategy

    Release1998

    DeveloperMicroProse, Hasbro Interactive

    Axis & Allies is a 1998 turn-based strategy video game closely based on the Axis and Allies:... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Battlefield 19426
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    Battlefield 1942

    First-person Shooter

    Release2002

    DeveloperEA Digital Illusions CE

    Battlefield 1942 is a 3D World War II first-person shooter video game developed by Swedish... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Call of Duty 27
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    Call of Duty 2

    Shooter game, Action game

    Release2005

    DeveloperAspyr, Infinity Ward

    Call of Duty 2 is a 2005 first-person shooter video game and the second installment in the... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Call of Duty: World at War8
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    Call of Duty: World at War

    Shooter game, Action game

    Release2008

    DeveloperRebellion Developments, Exakt Entertainment, n-Space, Treyarch

    Call of Duty: World at War is a 2008 first-person shooter video game developed by Treyarch and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Medal of Honor: Allied Assault9
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    Medal of Honor: Allied Assault

    Shooter game, Action game

    Release2002

    Developer2015, Inc.

    Medal of Honor: Allied Assault is a 2002 first-person shooter video game developed by 2015,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Medal of Honor: Frontline10
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    Medal of Honor: Frontline

    Shooter game, Action game

    Release2002

    DeveloperElectronic Arts, DICE Los Angeles, 2015, Inc.

    Medal of Honor: Frontline is the fourth game in the Medal of Honor series, and was published... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Medal of Honor: Airborne11
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    Medal of Honor: Airborne

    Shooter game, Action game

    Release2007

    DeveloperDICE Los Angeles

    Medal of Honor: Airborne is a World War II first-person shooter video game and the 11th... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Company of Heroes12
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    Company of Heroes

    Action game, Real-time strategy

    Release2006

    DeveloperRelic Entertainment

    Company of Heroes is a 2006 real-time strategy video game developed by Relic Entertainment. It... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway13
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    Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway

    Shooter game, Action game

    Release2007

    DeveloperGearbox Software

    Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway is a first-person shooter video game developed by Gearbox... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Sniper Elite V214
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    Sniper Elite V2

    Shooter game, Action game

    Release2012

    DeveloperRebellion Developments

    Sniper Elite V2 is a 2012 tactical shooter video game developed by Rebellion Developments and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Call of Duty 315
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    Call of Duty 3

    Shooter game, Action game

    Release2006

    DeveloperExakt Entertainment, Treyarch

    Call of Duty 3 is a 2006 first-person shooter video game developed by Treyarch and published... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Call of Duty16
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    Call of Duty

    First-person Shooter

    Release2003

    DeveloperInfinity Ward

    Call of Duty is a 2003 first-person shooter video game developed by Infinity Ward and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault17
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    Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault

    Shooter game, Action game

    Release2004

    DeveloperTKO Software, DICE Los Angeles

    Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault is a first-person shooter computer game the story of which... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Battlefield 194318
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    Battlefield 1943

    Action game, Wargaming

    Release2009

    DeveloperEA Digital Illusions CE

    Battlefield 1943 is an online multiplayer World War II first-person shooter video game... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Call of Duty: WWII19
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    Call of Duty: WWII

    First-person shooter

    Release2017

    DeveloperSledgehammer Games

    Call of Duty: WWII is a 2017 first-person shooter video game developed by Sledgehammer Games... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood20
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    Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood

    Tactical shooter, First-person Shooter

    Release2005

    DeveloperGearbox Software, Demiurge Studios

    Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood is a first-person shooter video game developed by Gearbox... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 3021
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    Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30

    Tactical shooter, First-person Shooter

    Release2005

    DeveloperGearbox Software, Demiurge Studios

    Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 is a first-person shooter video game developed by Gearbox... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Medal of Honor22
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    Medal of Honor

    Shooter game, Action game

    Release1999

    DeveloperDreamworks interactive

    Medal of Honor is a 1999 first-person shooter video game, developed by DreamWorks Interactive... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Saboteur23
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    The Saboteur

    Shooter game, Action-adventure game

    Release2009

    DeveloperPandemic Studios

    The Saboteur is an open world third person action-adventure video game set during World War II... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Sniper Elite 424
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    Sniper Elite 4

    Third person shooter, Stealth

    Release2017

    DeveloperRebellion Developments

    Sniper Elite 4 is a third-person tactical shooter stealth video game developed by Rebellion... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Medal of Honor: Rising Sun25
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    Medal of Honor: Rising Sun

    Shooter game, Action game

    Release2003

    DeveloperDICE Los Angeles

    Medal of Honor: Rising Sun is the fifth installment of the Medal of Honor video game series,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button