50 Best Strategy Turn-based games

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The best 50 Strategy Turn-based games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 33000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), Win Mobile, PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS, Linux and 3DS. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

This is not a "all time best Strategy Turn-based games list". There is no hard limit on the age of a game but our results are mainly games released in the last 2 to 3 years.

The latest addition in this selection is Mario Rabbids: Kingdom Battle released the 29 August 2017

1# Sid Meier's Civilization VI - 2016

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Civilization VI offers new ways to interact with your world, expand your empire across the map, advance your culture, and compete against history’s greatest leaders to build a civilization that will stand the test of time. Play as one of 20 historical leaders including Roosevelt (America) and Victoria (England).

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2# XCOM 2 - 2016

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Facing impossible odds you must rebuild XCOM, and ignite a global resistance to reclaim our world and save humanity. New open-ended gameplay lets you decide where to guide your strike team, how to grow popular support, and when to combat enemy counter-operations. RESEARCH, DEVELOP AND UPGRADE: Configure and build rooms on the Avenger to give XCOM new capabilities on the battlefield.

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4# Warbits - 2016

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Give peace a fighting chance by settling your differences casualty free. Put those blasters down, load up Warbits, and virtually crush the opposition! CAMPAIGN - Battle through 20 missions across 5 unique environments as you unravel the story of a dysfunctional galaxy and the war simulator designed to save it.

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5# Templar Battleforce - 2015

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Templar Battleforce is an addictive mix of strategic combat and army building with the precision of an RPG. Step into the pilot suit of a Leviathan mech and lead the Templar Knights in battle against fierce enemies.

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6# Battle of the Bulge - 2017

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Set during what the historian Antony Beevor called "Hitler's Last Gamble", Battle of the Bulge provides an immersive experience on a tactical/operational level, putting the player in command of the Allies or the German forces fighting each other in several scenarios in one of the most brutal and wild environments of Western Europe: the snow-covered forest of the Ardennes! Command infantry, mechanized and armoured units in hard fights through the various phases of the offensive, taking into account the nature of the terrain and its effects on the assailants and defenders. Take control of iconic elite units on both sides, such as the 101 Airborne Division or the Kampf Gruppe Peiper, and replace the losses on the hottest spots of the frontline!

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7# Dominions 4: Thrones of Ascension - 2013

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You are a God! You are master and ruler of a loyal nation. You have unimaginable powers at your disposal. You have claimed this world as yours. But there are others who stand in your way. You must defeat and destroy these pretenders. Only then can you ascend to godhood and become the new Pantokrator.

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8# Fire Emblem Fates - 2015

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After purchasing either the Fire Emblem Fates : Birthright version or the Fire Emblem Fates : Conquest version, take a leap of faith in this third path by aligning with neither royal family . amiibo compatibility-scan the corresponding amiibo and Marth, Ike, Lucina, and Robin will appear in your game for you to battle and recruit .

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9# SteamWorld Heist - 2016

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Command a steam-driven pirate crew in a series of epic tactical shootouts. Inspired by classics like XCOM and Worms, SteamWorld Heist is turn-based strategy with a twist: You manually aim the guns of your robots, allowing for insane skill shots and bullet-bouncing action!

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10# Age of Wonders III - 2014

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Age of Wonders III is the long anticipated sequel to the award-winning strategy series. Delivering a unique mix of Empire Building, Role Playing and Warfare, Age of Wonders III offers the ultimate in turn-based fantasy strategy for veterans of the series and new players alike!

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11# Mario Rabbids: Kingdom Battle - 2017

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The Mushroom Kingdom has been torn apart by a mysterious vortex, transporting the chaotic Rabbids into this once-peaceful land. To restore order, Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, and Yoshi must team up with a whole new crew: four Rabbids heroes! Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, and Yoshi join forces with four Rabbids heroes with their own unique personalities.

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12# The Banner Saga 2 - 2016

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Bold leadership decisions, wise use of resources, and skillful battle tactics are vital to ensure your Viking clans make it through alive. As the world continues to crumble around you, only one bastion of hope remains, but getting there will require strong leadership, hard sacrifices, influencing new heroes, and sound strategy in combat. The journey is as important as battle your role is critical in building and managing your caravan as you travel the vast landscape.

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14# Warhammer 40,000: Regicide - 2016

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Warhammer 40,000: Regicide is a brutal take on one of the greatest turn based strategy games of all time. Regicide fuses multiple phases of gameplay with dynamic action. Maneuver your army into place and unleash a devastating array of tactical abilities to crush your enemies.

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17# Drive on Moscow - 2013

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Drive on Moscow: War in the Snow, a strategy game from the award-winning makers of Battle of the Bulge, invites you to take command of the pivotal battle of World War II! Defend the homeland as the Soviets, or lead a bold push to seize the Soviet capital as the Axis.

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18# Fire Emblem Heroes - 2017

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Lead your army with easy touch and drag controls, including the ability to attack by simply swiping an ally over an enemy. Also, free and timely updates will continue to add new Hero characters, content, and other surprises to keep you engrossed with hours of additional gameplay. Training Tower: Engage in battle scenarios of varying difficulty that you can play over and over to earn rewards and experience (EXP) for your allies.

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19# Great Big War Game - 2012

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"This game plays beautifully and looks fantastic" - App Advice "Not downloading it is damn near criminal" - MoDojo "Just buy it, plain and simple" - IGN Main Features: 50 Mission single player campaign Online asynchronous multiplayer Pass n Play & Skirmish vs AI Achievements to unlock Stunning visuals Simple, intuitive control method Tons of humor No birds were harmed (or made angry) during development!

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22# Skulls of the Shogun - 2013

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Washing up on the shores of the afterlife, players meet and join forces with vibrant ghost-samurai warriors, magical animal-monks, and mustachioed samurai generals on the way to capture Skulls of the Shogun. With its roots in classic turn-based strategy gaming, Skulls of the Shogun retains that depth while adding a smooth, streamlined interface, realtime physics, and over the top samurai action. Also featuring up to 4-player local and networked multi-player and an original score inspired by old samurai films and dub, Skulls of the Shogun offers simple-yet-deep, refined and offbeat game-play.

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24# Invisible, Inc. - 2015

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Take control of Invisible's agents in the field and infiltrate the world's most dangerous corporations. Stealth, precision, and teamwork are essential in high-stakes, high-profit missions, where every move may cost an agent their life.

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25# Chaos Reborn - 2015

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Turn-based wizard combat with the tactical positioning of chess and the bluff of poker. Features wizard customization, 100s of gear items, single player realm adventures, online leagues and co-op play.

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