The best classic and old school Historical Battle games

Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines

Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines

Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines is the first chapter of a famous tactical game series created by the Spanish studio Pyro and published by Eidos. This first game, designed by Gonzalo ...

Year: 1998 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-08-24Tags: europe historical battle military puzzle-solving squad management stealth war ww2

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 by the US Air Force.

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

North & South

North & South

North & South is an action/strategy game based on the comic books "The Blue Jackets", released in 1989 for Amiga and Atari ST and ported later for DOS, ZX Spectrum and other platforms.

Year: 1989 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: american civil war comics historical battle history multiplayer war wargame

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 rele...

Year: 1986 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-02-21Tags: amiga original game europe fantasy historical battle history map-based historical medieval mythology robin hood

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: 2020-07-31Tags: 4x aga business simulation historical battle history management north america south america turn-based

Red Baron

Red Baron

Red Baron was created by Damon Slye at Dynamix and published by Sierra Entertainment in 1990 for MS-DOS 5.0. Two years later it was ported to Amiga. Red Baron is a flight simulator game set in World War I, on the western front.

Year: 1990 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: aviation combat sim flight flight sim historical battle history war ww1

Secret Weapons Of The Luftwaffe

Secret Weapons Of The Luftwaffe

Secret Weapons of the Luftwaffe is a World War II combat flight simulation created by LucasFilm Games and released in 1991 for PC MS-DOS. The game features several historical missi...

Year: 1991 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: aviation flight flight sim historical battle history ww2

1943: The Battle of Midway

1943: The Battle of Midway

1943: The Battle of Midway is a shoot 'em up developed and published by Capcom for arcade machines in 1987. Later on, the title was ported to several computers and consoles such as...

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-07-31Tags: 2d aviation coin-up conversion flight historical battle top-down v-scrolling shoot-em up vertical-scrolling war ww2

Aces Over Europe

Aces Over Europe

Aces Over Europe is an action flight simulator and the sequel to Aces of the Pacific, developed by Dynamix and published by Sierra On-Line in 1993 for DOS. This game improves upo...

Year: 1993 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: aviation combat sim flight flight sim historical battle history vehicular combat simulator ww2

Aces of the Pacific

Aces of the Pacific

Aces of the Pacific is a World War II combat flight simulator developed by Dynamix and released by Sierra for PC MS-DOS in 1992. The game features a lot of US and Japanese aircrafts.

Year: 1992 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: aviation combat sim flight flight sim historical battle history vehicular combat simulator ww2

Centurion: Defender of Rome

Centurion: Defender of Rome

Centurion: Defender of Rome is a strategy game developed by Bits of Magic and published by Electronic Arts. Initially released for PC in 1990, it was ported to Amiga and SEGA Genesis in 1991.

Year: 1991 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-02-21Tags: ancient egypt classical antiquity historical battle history map-based historical middle east real-time roman turn-based war

Lost Patrol

Lost Patrol

Lost Patrol is an action strategy game set during the Vietnam war developed by Shadow Development and published by Ocean Software in 1990 for the Amiga and Atari ST. It was released for DOS the following year.

Year: 1990 Genre: Action Updated: 2021-02-21Tags: amiga original game arcade historical battle history military mini-games vietnam war

Bandit Kings of Ancient China

Bandit Kings of Ancient China

Bandit Kings of Ancient China is a wargame/strategy game created by Koei, released in Japan in 1988 for MSX2, and then ported to the US/European markets in 1990. It was released for MS-DOS, Amiga, and Macintosh.

Year: 1990 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: hexagonal map historical battle history management msx novel turn-based war wargame

Gettysburg

Gettysburg

Gettysburg is a wargame created by Turcan Research and published for Amiga, Atari ST, and MS-DOS in 1990 by Atari. As you can imagine, it's set during the American Civil War, in p...

Year: 1990 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: american civil war historical battle history turn-based wargame