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

Games include everything from Killzone 2 to Steel Panthers III: Brigade Command.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best tactical wargames?" and "What is the greatest tactical wargame game of all time?"
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Command & Conquer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tactical Wargame Games of All Time
flipkickflip added 1995 Command & Conquer is a 1995 real-time strategy video game developed by Westwood Studios and published by Virgin Interactive. Set in an alternate history of modern day, the game tells the ...more

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tactical Wargame Games of All Time
RawiponPrasraban added 2009 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is a 2009 first-person shooter political war thriller video game developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Microsoft ...more

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Steel Panthers III: Brigade Co... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tactical Wargame Games of All Time

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Steel Panthers: World at War is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tactical Wargame Games of All Time

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Steel Panthers II: Modern Batt... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tactical Wargame 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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Breed is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tactical Wargame Games of All Time
2004 Breed is a squad based, science-fiction video game developed by Brat Designs and published by cdv Software Entertainment. The game was released in the U.S. and Europe in March and April 2004 for ...more

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Samurai is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tactical Wargame Games of All Time
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Computer Ambush is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tactical Wargame 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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Killzone 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Tactical Wargame Games of All Time
2009 Killzone 2 is a first-person shooter for the PlayStation 3, developed by Guerrilla Games and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. It is the third installment in the Killzone series that ...more

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P.T.O. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Tactical Wargame Games of All Time
1990 P.T.O., released as Teitoku no Ketsudan in Japan, is a console strategy video game released by Koei. It was originally released for the PC-88 in 1989 and had been ported to various platforms, ...more