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Total Nerd The Best Total War Games  

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List of best Total War games, ranked from best to worst with cover art when available. If you think the coolest Total War game to play isn't as high as it should be then make sure to vote it up so that it has the chance to rise to the top. Are you and a friend arguing over what the greatest Total War game of all time is? Use this list of fun to play Total War video games to see how many people would agree with you and end the squabble once and for all. Be sure to share this full list of iconic Total War games by clicking one of the social media icons on the top or bottom of the page.

This list is made up of different games, including Total War: Shogun 2 and Empire: Total War.

If you're wondering, "What are the greatest Total War games?" or "What is the best Total War game of all time?" then this list should answer your questions.
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Total War: Shogun 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Total War Games

2
708 247
Medieval II: Total War is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Total War Games

3
614 222
Rome: Total War is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Total War Games

4
421 260
Empire: Total War is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Total War Games

5
207 103
Total War: Shogun 2: Fall of t... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Total War Games
Oihan McMurray added 2012

6
308 185
Medieval II: Total War: Kingdo... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Total War Games

7
255 156
Atilla: Total War is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Total War Games
JamesonBarnes added Atilla: Total War

8
314 204
Napoleon: Total War is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Total War Games

9
325 249
Total War: Rome II is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Total War Games

10
33 20
Total War: WARHAMMER II is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Total War Games
Mohammed Farahat added Total War: WARHAMMER II

11
158 182
Rome: Total War: Barbarian Inv... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Total War Games

12
150 200
Medieval: Total War is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Total War Games

13
121 189
Shogun: Total War is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Total War Games

14
92 217
Rome: Total War: Alexander is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Total War Games