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The Best Xbox Strategy Games 

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

If you owned a Xbox 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 Xbox strategy games of all time. Many different genres were taken to new heights by the then powerful Xbox when it came out, and many great franchises got their start on the system.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling strategy games that were released for Xbox. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. Games featured on this list include everything from The Sims to Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon. 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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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Xbox Strategy Games
Released: 2001 (Ubisoft Red Storm)
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Kingdom Under Fire: Hero... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Xbox Strategy Games
Released: 2005 (Phantagram)
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Jurassic Park: Operation... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Xbox Strategy Games
Released: 2003 (Blue Tongue Entertainment)
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Gladius is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Xbox Strategy Games
Released: 2003 (LucasArts)
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The Sims is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Xbox Strategy Games
Released: 2000 (Maxis)
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Manhunt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Xbox Strategy Games
Released: 2003 (Rockstar North)
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Full Spectrum Warrior is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Xbox Strategy Games
Released: 2004 (Mass Media Inc.)
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Sid Meier's Pirates! is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Xbox Strategy Games
Released: 2004 (Firaxis Games)
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Worms 3D is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Xbox Strategy Games
Released: 2003 (Team17 Software)
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Conflict: Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Xbox Strategy Games
Released: 2004 (Pivotal Games)
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Capcom Classics Collecti... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Xbox Strategy Games
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Worms Forts: Under Siege... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Xbox Strategy Games
Released: 2005 (Team17 Software)
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SWAT: Global Strike Team... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Xbox Strategy Games
Released: 2003 (Argonaut Games)
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Intellivision Lives! is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Xbox Strategy Games
Released: 2003 (Realtime Associates)
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Thrillville is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Xbox Strategy Games
Released: 2006 (Frontier Developments)
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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Xbox Strategy Games
Released: 2002 (Ubisoft Red Storm)
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Taito Legends 2 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Xbox Strategy Games
Released: 2007 (Taito Corporation)
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Shattered Union is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Xbox Strategy Games
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Conflict: Global Terror ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Xbox Strategy Games
Released: 2005 (Pivotal Games)
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RollerCoaster Tycoon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Xbox Strategy Games
Released: 2003 (MicroProse)
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The Urbz: Sims in the Ci... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Xbox Strategy Games
Released: 2004 (Griptonite Games)
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Taito Legends is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Xbox Strategy Games
Released: 2005 (Empire Interactive)
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Commandos 2: Men of Cour... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Xbox Strategy Games
Released: 2002 (Pyro Studios)
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Dynasty Warriors 5 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Xbox Strategy Games
Released: 2005 (Omega Force)
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Future Tactics: The Upri... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Xbox Strategy Games
Released: 2004 (Warthog Games)