Strategy Games

Populous

Populous

Populous is regarded by many as the first ‘god’ game, developed by Bullfrog and published by Electronic Arts in 1989. The game was designed by Peter Molyneux, with Bullfrog creating a gameplay prototype...

Year: 1989 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2017-06-30Tags: managerial real-time amiga original game god game

Sid Meier's Colonization

Sid Meier's Colonization

Sid Meier's Colonization is a strategy game themed on the European colonization of the New World, starting from the Discovery of America in 1492. The player has time until 1850 to reach independence....

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2017-11-18Tags: historical battle managerial turn-based

WarCraft: Orcs & Humans

WarCraft: Orcs & Humans

Warcraft: Orcs & Humans, also known as Warcraft I, is the first game in the popular Warcraft series created by Blizzard Entertainment. It's a fantasy real-time strategy game (RTS) that was published by...

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-12-05Tags: fantasy real-time rts multiplayer

Sid Meier's Civilization

Sid Meier's Civilization

Sid Meier's Civilization is a turn-based "4X"-type strategy video game created by Sid Meier and Bruce Shelley for MicroProse in 1991. The game's objective is to "Build an empire to stand the test of time"...

Year: 1991 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2018-07-01Tags: managerial turn-based top-down historical

Defender of the Crown

Defender of the Crown

Defender of the Crown is a strategy game designed by Kellyn Beck and it's one of the first and most influential Amiga games. It was Cinemaware's first game, and was originally released for the Amiga in...

Year: 1986 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-26Tags: fantasy historical battle amiga original game

Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War

Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War

Rise and Fall: Civilizations at War is a historic real-time strategy game developed by Stainless Steel Studios and Midway Games and published in 2006. In 2008 a free version of the game was released supported...

Year: 2006 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2015-04-20Tags: fantasy historical battle real-time freeware

Command & Conquer

Command & Conquer

Command & Conquer is a real-time strategy game developed by Westwood Studios (creators of Dune II), and published by Virgin Interactive in 1995 for MS-DOS and other platforms. It's the first chapter of...

Year: 1995 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-23Tags: real-time sci-fi/futuristic freeware

Pirates! Gold

Pirates! Gold

Pirates! Gold is the remake of Sid Meier’s award winning Pirates! And was developed by MPS Labs and published by MicroProse in 1993 for MS-DOS and Sega Genesis. One year later it was ported to Amiga...

Year: 1993 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-27Tags: simulation strategy pirates

Master of Orion

Master of Orion

Master of Orion is a 4X science fiction turn-based strategy game developed by SimTex and published by MicroProse in 1993 for Dos and Mac. This title pretty much invented 4X (explore, expand, exploit,...

Year: 1993 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2015-04-17Tags: managerial sci-fi/futuristic turn-based 4x

X-COM: Terror from the Deep

X-COM: Terror from the Deep

X-COM: Terror from the Deep, the sequel to UFO: Enemy Unknown, is a strategy video game developed and published by MicroProse in 1995 for the PC This follow-up to the original X-COM is almost identical...

Year: 1995 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2017-02-01Tags: sci-fi/futuristic turn-based

X-COM: Apocalypse

X-COM: Apocalypse

X-COM Apocalypse is the third entry into the X-COM series, developed by Mythos Games and published by MicroProse, it was released for DOS and Windows in 1997. Apocalypse utilizes the same Cityscape and...

Year: 1997 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-27Tags: real-time sci-fi/futuristic turn-based aliens

Populous II: Trials of the Olympian Gods

Populous II: Trials of the Olympian Gods

Populous II: Trials of the Olympian Gods is a sandbox “god” game developed by Bullfrog Productions and published by Electronic Arts (EA) in 1991 for the Amiga. It has since been ported to several...

Year: 1993 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2018-04-14Tags: managerial real-time god game

Battle Isle 2

Battle Isle 2

Battle Isle 2, also known as Battle Isle 2200 in America, is a top-down turn based strategy game released in 1994. It was developed by Blue Byte Software, who also published the game in Europe. It's the...

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-23Tags: sci-fi/futuristic turn-based

Historyline: 1914-1918

Historyline: 1914-1918

Historyline: 1914-1918, also know as The Great War: 1914 - 1918, is a turn-based strategy game developed by Blue Byte Studio and released for DOS and Amiga in 1992. The game uses an engine very similar...

Year: 1992 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-01Tags: historical world war i turn-based hexagonal map