The Naval (also known as Maritime Forces) is the type of video game deals with the armed forces of nation designated for amphibious and naval warfare known as Ocean-borne Combat operations, Littoral, and more. It offers anything conducted by the surface of amphibious ship, seaborne aviation, and ships, as well as communications, ancillary support, training and more. In these games, the ships are designed for warfare and fully equipped with powerful weapons and equipment. The player can step into the boots of the protagonist, who is either a commander or a sailor. The element mostly found in strategic warfare games where the player will command his crew, release orders for them to fulfil the objectives and participate in the brutal battle against opposing forces in various events. The player uses equipped weapons to attack enemies and attempt to destroy the vessels to conquer the battlefield. The strategic objective of the Navy involves nuclear deterrence using the submarine-launched ballistic missiles. The term Naval, as opposed to Navy in most nations, as interpreted as incorporating all military forces including Marine Corps, naval infantry, and coast guard forces.
#1 Battle Pirates
Battle Pirates is a Massively Multiplayer Online Real-time Strategy, and Naval video game developed and published by Armor Games. The game takes place in the stunning world where the player takes on the role of the commander, who must struggle to build his fortress, customize his weapon equipped ships, and conquer the enemy forces to rule on the sea in the epic MMORTS video game. During the gameplay, the player can build his empire, create the army like RTS games, and train and equip with weapons to attack enemies. The world is played from an isometric perspective, and the player can attack enemies by commanding his forces on the battlefield to expand his bases. As the game progresses, it becomes difficult to play. Other weapons, items and equipment will be unlocked as the player completes a variety of quests. The player can take down the opposing forces or players by destroying their bases. With exciting gameplay, superb mechanics, and stunning graphics, Battle Pirates is the best game to play and enjoy.
#2 Silent Hunter III
Silent Hunter III serves as the Submarine Simulator and supports both Single-player and Multiplayer modes developed by Ubisoft Bucharest and published by Ubisoft. The game is the sequel to Silent Hunter II and acts as the third title in the series. It puts the player in charge of the protagonist and embarks on an epic adventure takes place during the battle of the Atlantic in WWII. It offers the dynamic campaign, instead of giving the player a set of objectives to accomplish for each mission. The game assigns the player a specific grid, and the simulation engine automatically creates the naval traffic like destroyer escort, convoys, and the objectives. It has two different modes such as Single Mission Objectives and Dynamic Campaign. There are different types of playable U-boats such as Type II, Type VII, Type IX, and more. The player needs to explore the land, battle against enemies and defeat them to earn the points which can be used to unlock additional content. Try it out, and you’ll like it.
#3 High Seas Trader
High Seas Trader is a Naval Strategy, and Single-player Simulation created and published by Impression Games. It takes place in the sea environment where the player assumes the role of the protagonist, who is a trader and must struggle to run the trade routes, stop pirates, gather artifacts and provide the transport to countrymen in need. There are a series of quests, and the player will earn money in each quest while advances through the game. After collecting the cash, the player is able to purchase massive ships, advance firepower and massive cargo hold to climb up rank ladder. It takes place in the historic year 1650, where the player starts the game with a basic ship named as Fluyt and 5k gold. It has multiple nations such as English, French, Portuguese, Spanish and more. The player needs to define his nation to begin his adventure. During the gameplay, the player can place his earned money in the bank for safe keeping. High Seas Trader includes core features such as Cannons, Guild Ladder, Ammo, different Titles, different Ships, and more.
#4 WW2 Online
WW2 Online is a Massively Multiplayer Online and First-person Shooter video game created by Cornered Rat Software and published by Strategy First. It takes place in 1940-1943 WWII in Europe and serves as the virtual battlefield. As the commander, the player can control the modeled aircraft, anti-tank guns, armored vehicles, and naval vessels to smash enemies. The player can fight either on foot or by using various. It is played in real-time, where the player make his strategies, command his troops and deploy his units to conquer the battlefield. There are two factions such as Allied and Axis and the player needs to select his one of two sides to participate in battle. The Allies contains the French, British and the US forces while the Axis consists of the German Forces. It takes place in the single world comprises two maps. During the gameplay, the player will encounter other players, team up and dominate the enemies to become the master. WW2 Online offers prominent features, hardcore gameplay, and brilliant controls. Try it out, and you’ll like it.
#5 Call of War
Call of War is a Military-themed, WWII, Real-time Tactics, and Grand Strategy Simulation created and published by Bytro Labs GmbH for multiple platforms. It takes place in the historical event of World War 2 and focuses on tank clashes, air combat and naval battles. The game offers you a chance to rewrite the history’s course. There are several nations available from which you can take over one of them to start the game with a task to conquer provinces, build up your economy, and forge alliances. During the gameplay, you have to research top secret weapons and become the world’s superpower. It offers the similar gameplay to Axis and Allies and Risk. In the game, each player can enjoy multiple rounds at the time to try out new strategies and tactics. There are up to 100 opponents per map, and the game introduces the gorgeous units which can move in real-time while playing the game. It offers multiple maps and scenarios. Call of War includes prominent features such as Atomic Bomb, Updates with new Content, Historical Troops, different Maps, 100 Opponents, and more. Try it out, and you’ll love it.
#6 Darkest Hour: A Hearts of Iron Game
Darkest Hour: A Hearts of Iron Game is an Addictive, Real-time Strategy and War video game by Paradox Interactive. The game centered on the darkest chapters of the twentieth century. It lets the player get into the role of the protagonist and lead any nation including politics, military, technology and more. It offers different campaigns and lets the player select one of them and fight against others to score the highest points. Defend his nation and use different weapons to defeat against forces. The player can create land divisions, naval ships, armies and plane wings. He is capable of controlling land, air, and sea units and sending his armies to dominate the world. Darkest Hour: A Hearts of Iron Game offers core features such as Grand Campaign, New Maps, Dynamic Diplomacy, Artificial Intelligence, etc. Try it out.
#7 Star Hammer: The Vanguard Prophecy
Star Hammer: The Vanguard Prophecy mixes the Strategy, Adventure, Space, Turn-based and Tactical elements created by Black Lab Games and published by Slitherine Ltd. The game takes place in the futurist 22nd century, where the human left a dying Planet Earth and settle to a new homeland called Novus. It enables the player to control the Naval Strike Group 7 and participate in the second contact war to experience a branching story with more than sixty challenging missions. There are six playable classes available, and the player can select one of them to get into the world where he has to craft his ship, manipulate the world, face terrifying creatures and defeat them to fend off them from disturbing the peace. The life on another planet is not easy, and the player must gather resources, solve lots of missions to score the points and purchase advanced technology to save the humanity. The spaceships are equipped with multiple weapons such as proximity mines and bio-missiles. The player can customize his ship using lots of features and options to improve his abilities. Star Hammer: The Vanguard Prophecy is the excellent game compared to other Space Simulations.
#8 Port Royale 3: Pirates and Merchants
Port Royale 3: Pirates and Merchants is a Single and Multiplayer Business Simulation developed by Gaming Minds Studios and published by Kalypso Media. It is the third title in the series of Port Royale and takes place in the Caribbean setting during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The game mixes the Real-time Strategy and Business Simulation elements where the player rules in a city populated with non-player characters. In the game, the player takes on the role of a young Spanish commoner who left his homeland Spain to navigate the new world. After a shipwrecked, the protagonist finds himself in a Caribbean city called Port Royale. The life of the character completely changes when the protagonist meets with Elena, the beautiful daughter of the King. The player has two different choices to win the heart of the princess such as The Merchant Path and the Trader. The game offers open-ended gameplay with several career options. During the gameplay, the player must build shelters, gather resources and trade with others to earn money. Expand his land, purchase new area and establish it using different building options. Port Royale 3: Pirates and Merchants offer prominent features such as two different Campaigns, Naval Battles, sixteen different Ships, sixty Cities, and more. Try it out.
#9 Navy Field 2: Conqueror of the Ocean
Navy Field 2: Conqueror of the Ocean is the 2nd title in the franchise of Navy Field and revolves around Massively Multiplayer Online, Action, and Role-playing gameplay created by SDEnterNET and published by GamenGame. The game takes place during both WWI and WWII eras. It offers an exciting environment and brings the Multiplayer matches, where players can compete against each other in multiple matches or events in the form of teams on different maps with more than 64-player simultaneously. There are different types of ships available such as cruisers, frigates, aircraft carriers, destroyers, submarines and more. Each ship offers its unique weakness and strength, depending on the tires and class. During the event, the player needs to manage his crew, by selecting a captain, and over twenty-two officers that look after various ship’ aspects. The officers are categorized into four different classes such as Support Officer, Aviation Officer, Special Officer, and Weapon Officer. There are various tasks that the player has to complete at any cost to dominate the battlefield. Navy Field 2: Conqueror of the Ocean includes core features such as 3D Ship Model, Customization, different Nations, Real-time PvP Naval Battle, different Modes, and more. Try it out, and you’ll love it.
#10 Rising Storm
Rising Storm is a brilliant Multiplayer Online tactical FPS video game by Tripwire Interactive. The game is basically a stand-alone expansion pack of the famous Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad and it takes you back to the World War 2 era. Rising Storm follows the fotsteps of its predecessor and offers a similar game-play, mechanics and great shooting and tactical elements. It allows you to have an amazing new arsenal of weapons of the same era and join any one of the two sides, Japanese or American and get into the field to kill the enemies. Rising Storm allows you to accompany your fellow team mates in a four player squad, follow the maps and shoot down the enemies while engaging yourself into the epic action and thrill filled environment. With a number of faction choices (United States Marine Corps, Us Army, Imperial Japanese Army and Special Naval Force), a number of Maps/Missions (battles of Peleliu, Ballte of Saipan, and Battle of Ivo Jima etc.), great visual details and an immersive game-play, Rising Storm is a superb action-packed game to play and enjoy.
#11 Kantai Collection
Kantai Collection is an Anime-based, Visual Novel and Single-player Simulation developed by Kadokawa Games. The game takes place in the stunning world and introduces a variety of character is an anthropomorphisms of WWII which is depicted as a beautiful girl called Fleet Girl. You can select your character and can change her appearance through customization options. Take on the role of the Admiral and recruit the team in battle to win. You can create up to four fleets during the gameplay. The game rewards you with experience as you advanced through the maps. Navigate the world and collect resources, find new weapons and use them during battle to take down the enemies. Each character in the game is equip with naval gun, torpedo bomber, fighter aircraft, recon plane, and more. You can play alone in Single-player campaign or can compete against other real players around the globe to show off your abilities. The game includes different types of ships such as Battleship, Aircraft Carrier, Armored, Light Cruiser, Destroyer, and more. Try it out, and you’ll enjoy it.
#12 Darkfall: Unholy Wars
Darkfall: Unholy Wars by an Independent Game Development Company Aventurine SA is a fantastic Combination of MMORPG, Real Time Strategy and Sandbox-Style environment. The game offers a fast-paced, Action-packed game-play in which your task is to start and manage whole Clans of individuals like yourself, go battle against the enemies in order to conquer the world around you while exploring and collecting the resources in a seamless and Zoneless world of Agon. Darkfall: Unholy Wars allows you to recruit and train more troops into your forces, make finest warriors and go conquering the fortresses, clans and the whole cities, engage yourself into epic Ground and Naval Battles against the enemies and enjoy taking part in PvP and PvE Combat events and eventually grow stronger, built a massive Empire and rule the world. With a Sandbox-Style environment and game-play Darkfall: Unholy Wars offers a land without bounds to explore, master unique Skills and talents, create and conquer whole new empires, craft items like weapons, food and other resources and enjoy every bit of this brilliant game.
ArcheAge by XL Games is a great MMORPG and Freemium Action-Adventure video game with Sandbox aesthetics. The game provides with a huge world with no bounds and allows you to explore it, gather up the resources and engage in Naval and ground combats in which your task is to secure the trade routes and prevent enemy occupation of the routes. The unique crafting system of the game allows you to craft food, vehicles, weapons etc. and use them whenever you need them. The combat system of the game lets you engage yourself in thrilling PvP and PvE combat events and defeat your enemies, monsters etc. earn experience points and use them to buy more upgrades and DLCs. Other great features of the game include Character selection and modification options, housing, farming, player driven economy, politics, a lot of quests and adventures etc. ArcheAge is one of the best MMORPG games to play and enjoy.
#14 Age of Mythology
Age of Mythology is a Myth-based MMO-RTS video game by Ensemble Studios. The game is basically a Spin-off from the Age of Empires Series and is based on Greek, Egyptian and Norse mythologies. With an Age of Empires inspired game-play and mechanics, Age of Mythology features Admiral Arkantos from Atlantean Origins who is destined to explore the game world divided into 3 most significant cultures and hunt down Cyclops, a companion of Poseidon, and an enemy of Atlantis. Age of Mythology offers a typical gameplay to a lot of other MMORTS games and because of that it allows you to defeat a number of enemy units, build structures, towns, farms etc., train villagers into fully skilled fighters or soldiers, wage epic wars against the neighboring and distant Civilizations, Rival Towns etc. Your main task in the game is to always keep on advancing your tribes and to achieve that goal you’ll have to start from Archaic Age then eventually upgrades to Classic Age, Heroic Age and finally reach to the Mythic Age. Each and every upgrades to any age unlocks more unique Units, Technologies etc. and allows you to be in a more advanced time than the previous. Age of Mythology offers four types of main resources such as Food, Gold, Favor that you can use to train your troop units, build structures, research etc. Age of Mythology lacks one main resource Stone and lets you use other things instead of that. Furthermore, Age of Mythology offers brilliant options to build a strong economy, diplomatic relations with friendly nations etc. With a number of units classified into seven main classes such as Infantry, Cavalry, Archery, Naval, Heroes, Myth Units and Siege Weaponry controlled by Human Units, options to build multiple types of buildings such as Economic buildings, Markets, Farms, Military buildings, Research Facilities, Defensive Structures such as Towers and weapon Mounts etc, Age of Mythology offers a brilliantly engaging and quite addictive gameplay to enjoy.