Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth
Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth by Firaxis Games is another cool video that offers a gameplay slightly similar to the popular StartCraft series games. The game provides with an amazing Turn-based Strategy and 4X game-play in which you with all the human populace are destined to travel through space and find a suitable new habitat. The event of The Great Mistake left no choice but to leave Earth and that resulted in a years long exploration, wars between countless alien races and a lot of amazing stuff. Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth lets you experience and amazing Strategy and combat filled game-play with a unique and wonderfully written story, great visuals and lots and lots of other cool things.
#1 Sid Meier’s Civilization V
Sid Meier’s Civilization V or shortly named as Civilization V is a wonderful 4X Turn-based MMO-RTS video game by Firaxis Games. The game is based on the player who leads a civilization from Primordial times to the future on a methodologically created map. The game lets you use your skills and experiences for the Research, Exploration, Diplomacy, Expansion of the lands, Economic and technological development, Governmental and Military Conquests etc. Civilization V inherits a lot of characteristics and mechanics from Civilization IV but a slight change is the absence of a lot of expansion packs. Unlike the previous versions of the game, Battle and combat characteristics are quite changed, Cities can now defend themselves by devastating the enemies situated nearby, and a lot of military restrictions are gone. Sid Meier’s Civilization V resembles Age of Mythologies a lot, story-line and game-play is quite overhauled and the game provides with Single and Multiplayer Campaigns so you can enjoy it more. Graphics are greatly enhanced as compared to the older versions of the game. With 2 expansion packs Civilization V: Gods and Kings and Civilization V: Brave New World, this game offers wonderful visuals, a brilliant game-play etc.
#2 Empire Earth
Empire Earth by Stainless Steel Studios is a Real-time Strategy (RTS) video game. It’s the first game in the series and allows the players to be part of the world, Collect Resources, Construct buildings, produce and look for the Citizens, raise massive legions of Army and invade enemy civilizations to expand your reign. Empire Earth offers 500,000 years of World History and divides it to fourteen different eras. The game lets the players start from the Prehistoric Age and slowly grow into the most advanced and developed civilizations. With an exciting Expansion pack named as Empire Earth: The Art of Conquest, Empire Earth adds up more new features to the gameplay and allows the players to enjoy it more. Furthermore, Empire Earth offers a fifteenth and new Epoch known as Empire Earth: Space Age that focuses on Advanced Space-based Civilizations and Colonization of the planets in the Empire Earth Universe. Empire Earth offers Epochs of different times and allows the players to enjoy gameplay in various eras such as Prehistoric Age, Stone Age, Copper Age, Bronze Age, Dark Age, Middle Ages, Renaissance, Imperial Age, Industrial Age, the Era of World War 1, World War 2, Modern Atomic Age, Digital Age, and the Nano Age. Space Age is added to the game as an expansion pack that comes separately. With a number of Single-player Campaigns such as Learning Campaign, Greek Campaign, English Campaign, German Campaign, and Russian Campaign, Empire Earth offers Multiplayer Campaigns as well. Empire Earth also provides several Sequels, and a major Expansion pack named as Empire Earth: The Art of Conquest. With a truly remarkable narrative, an impressively involving gameplay, beautifully created visuals and all the building and Construction fun, Empire Earth is a great RTS video game to play and enjoy.
#3 Stronghold Kingdoms
Stronghold Kingdoms is one of the best MMO and RTS video games that offers unique Castle building elements as well. This game is set in a medieval era in ancient Europe and focuses on the wars between the most brutal and humongous medieval powers of the time. The game lets you master your skills of military, economy and politics via engaging yourself in the massive world of MMORTS gaming system. Just like other MMORTS games, you can build your own city, starting from scratch and paying attention to the smallest details to overcome any problems. You can always make alliances with your neighboring kingdoms and fight against your enemies together. You can also fight against your enemies in PvP battles to rank yourself up a bit by collecting the experience points. You can use the experience points to buy upgrades and more units of purchasable goods. Stronghold Kingdoms is one of the best MMORTS video games available to play online.
#4 Supreme Commander
Supreme Commander or popularly known as SupCom is a wonderful Real-Time Strategy and MMO video game by Gas Powered Games. The game allows you to Pilot giant Mechs named as Armored Command Units (ACUs) and lets you build your own Base, build more Mech units like the one you are piloting, use sophisticated technologies to upgrade your mech units, wage wars against the enemies and conquer their outposts. You can select anyone of the three main factions, go hunting on the enemies and eventually expand your mechanical reign. With a number of fantastic Single and Multiplayer Campaign, missions and side missions for you to engage yourself in and enjoy a brilliant experience. Supreme Commander is the predecessor to 1997’s “Total Annihilation” if you consider it to and it offers almost similar game-play and mechanics and allows yo to have a totally unique MMO-RTS experience. With a futuristic game setting, beautifuly created 3D visuals and all the thrilling Campaigns in the game, Supreme Commander is one of the best games of this specific genre.
#5 Age of Empires 3: Complete Collection
Age of Empires 3: Complete Collection is an amazingly unforgettable experience of City Building, Management and MMO-RTS elements. With a big name in the respective genre, Age of Empires 3: Complete Collection offers a collection of Microsoft’s Ground breaking masterpieces and combines them into one amazing package. This monumental game-pack allows you to play and enjoy all three Age of Empires games and experience new enhancements, mechanics and game-plays along with beautifully created visuals and all the great stuff you are familiar with. As usual you’ll have to Command over the Mighty European Superpowers in order to explore, build and strategically enhance your democratic and trade relations, and to develop the mighty empires of the time. Great unbeatable defenses, mighty armies, huge battles, conquering the worlds, mining for resources, technological advancements, trade and diplomatic relations, the ability to rule over one of the most epic and massive settlements ever, Age of Empires 3: Complete Collection is a combination of all the great things that you want to see in a game like this. For a more than amazing MMO-RTS experience, do try it out.
#6 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.
#7 Anno Online
Anno Online is a wonderful Free-to-Play Browser-based MMORTS, City Building and Management video game developed by Ubisoft. This wonderful Spin-Off of Anno series lets you be part of the game world as a king and allows you to build massive cities, collect and manage resources, control the economics and be a true ruler over everything. You get the liberty to build your own commercial empires to grow your businesses and develop your settlement, build houses, markets, refineries, train troops and build different production units like factories, workshops etc. and wage wars against your enemies, defend your settlements. Being an MMORTS video game, Anno Online allows you to form up alliances with your friends in game world and fight against your enemies together. You can also trade with other online players. With all the super amazing things, Anno Online provides with best 3D graphics, a well-written modifiable story-line and an open world gaming environment along with a very immersive game-play. Do give it a try.
#8 Age of Empires 2: The Age of Kings
Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings is a great Real Time Strategy and Tactical War based MMO video game. The game is set in the Middle Ages and allows you to choose between thirteen different playable civilizations such as Britons, Byzantines, Celts, Chinese, Goths, Japanese, Franks, Persians, Mongols, Saracens, Teutons, Turks and Vikings. As other RTS games, your basic objectives are to build cities, gather armies and resources, defeat your enemies in massive wars and conquer their territories. Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings consists of five main campaigns, three different single player and multiplayer game modes, clean 3D graphics and strict story based game-play for every campaign. Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings also allows you to go through four Ages Dark Age, Feudal Age, Castle Age and Renaissance during the game-play to experience the medieval era game-play and enjoy the game a bit more. Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings is probably a best game of this specific genre. Try it out and it will definitely provide you with a good amount of entertainment.
#9 Company of Heroes
Company of Heroes is a 2006’s hit Real-Time Strategy and MMO video game by Relic Entertainment. The game is set in World War 2 Era and allows you to be part of any of the two Factions. Tasks are to simply capture certain areas on game map, build new bases, produce and train new units and defeat enemies in hardcore Action-packed battles. With brilliant visuals, amazingly addictive game-play and a super cool story-line, Company of Heroes is a cool addition to the RTS genre. With all the brilliant Single and Multiplayer Campaigns, Missions etc. Company of heroes offers a great MMO-RTS experience for all those who love playing games of this specific genre. Company of heroes offers Unique Combat mechanics and offers enhancements into the typical game-play type, takes it to a whole new level by enabling the players to build massive economies, strategic and diplomatic relations, mega alliances and take part into epic wars fought for the domination, resources and pride. With all the amazing things combined, Company of heroes offers a militaristic touch to the Core game-play and allows you to enjoy the game even more. if you are a true fan of MMO-RTS genre you must have played this game earlier, but if not, you should definitely try it out and enjoy all the ultimate fun and entertainment.
#10 Anno 2070
Anno 2070 is a Real Time Strategy, Economic Simulation, City Building and Construction video game developed by Related Designs and Ubisoft Blue Byte. The game is set in the year 2070 where the global warming has melted a huge ice cap and because of the rising sea level, a number of ancient cities have vanished from the face of the earth. The remaining parts of the land are scattered in the form of small islands. It is now your responsibility to explore and rebuild the islands from scratch. You must create groups of people with specific skills and assign them different tasks to design and rebuild the lost cities using advanced technology and tactics. Anno 2070 allows you to rebuild and re-settle people in the cities and govern over the most flourished and prosperous economies ever. Anno 2070 is a great game to play and enjoy, if you want to experience true building and construction gaming with a touch of RTS, you must play this game.
#11 The Settlers
The settlers, developed by Ubisoft Blue Bite and published by Ubisoft back in 1993, is a Real Time Strategy (RTS) video game series. The series comprises of total eight main games in the series including the remakes and the recent game was made available in the markets in late 2012. The whole game series features Real Time Strategy game-play in which the player builds a civilization, gathers resources, unlocks new buildings and wages wars against the enemies. The Settlers offers a unique RTS gaming experience along with a community of players all around the world. Players can communicate, make alliances and attack the enemies from different locations and conquer their lands. With all the fancies provided, The Settlers is available to play on numerous gaming platforms as Amiga, PC (Microsoft Windows), Mac OS X, Nintendo DS, iOS and Android.
#12 Age of Empires Online
Age of Empires Online, is a Massively Multiplayer Online Real Time Strategy (MMORTS) video game developed by Robot Entertainment in collaboration with Gas Powered Games and published by Microsoft Game Studios for PC (Microsoft Windows) only. Being an online and a multiplayer game, “Age of Empires Online” is totally free to play and enjoy. You can play it alone or with your friends online. The game features a similar game-play to its predecessors, the only difference is that it allows the players to play the game online. Player in the game, creates civilizations, gathers resources, Trains army units, and creates buildings like homes for the people, markets, shops etc., goes on different quests and fights with the enemies either to save his land or sometimes to conquer their lands to grow his kingdom. The game provides with a lot of new content that a player can use to craft different things or trade with others etc. Age of Empires Online also features super fine graphics, a great game story and a lot more exciting things to do.
#13 Anno 2055
Anno 2055 takes you to an amazing journey of Space Exploration, Building, and MMO and RTS Approach in order to save the future of Humankind. After conquering the Earth, building massive prosperous and well-established cities, you must now travel to space in order to scavenge for new technologies, lifestyles and riches that will eventually help develop more secure, well defended and technically rich settlements on Earth. After the advancements in Fusion Energy and new ways in which you can revolutionize the Society, space travel is necessary. The required element of Helium-3 is not present on Earth and to harvest more of that, you’ll have to travel to Moon, so dust off your ships and ready your mavericks, start off your journey, build new settlements on the Moon and bring back Helium-3 in order to make your future more bright and unbeatable. With amazing City Building, exploration, new technologies, encounters with the hostiles and a great rulership, Anno 2055 offers amazing Real-time Strategic, Building and Management aesthetics only to entertain you well, so as an alternative to Anno 2070, you must play this game and enjoy a visually similar yet different gaming experience. This Marvel is available to a purchase on Steam.
#14 Command and Conquer
Command and Conquer is the very first game in the series and a Real-Time Strategy, War based MMO video game developed by Westwood Studios. The game is set in an alternate reality that focuses on modern day events. As the story describes, the game is basically about a world war between two massive and global factions Global Defense Initiative and a Militant Cult known as Brotherhood of Nod. The war is over the possession of a rare and mysterious element known as Tiberium which is slowly spreading across the world and is a great source of power. Command and Conquer became a hit after very short time of its release back in 1995 and on a huge demand from players around the world, Westwood Studios decided to develop more games as Command and Conquer sequels and that chain is still growing on.Command and Conquer is the predecessor to a number of brilliant games in the series such as Command & Conquer: Red Alert, Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun, Command & Conquer: Renegade, Command & Conquer: Tiberian Twilight etc. Command and Conquer offers single and multiplayer game modes with campaigns, skirmishes and AIs. it allows you to buildings, power houses and transport, train troops, battle with enemies and govern over the cities in order to prove your might and enjoy the game. The game offers a quite futuristic environment and story-line and offers a really different and quite immersive experience of MMO-RTS elements.
#15 Anno 1404
Anno 1404 or also known as Anno 1404: Dawn of Discovery is a Massively Multiplayer Online Real Time Strategy video game developed by Related Deigns and published by Ubisoft for Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS and Wii gaming platforms. Just like its Predecessors, Anno 1404 revolves around different fictitious events and surrounds the medieval era in which The Crusades and Advancement in Gothic Architecture took place. In the game, the player creates his own city or his kingdom, colonizes it, gathers resources, builds farms, factories, homes for people, trains troops and engages in governmental and economic relationships with other players online or with advanced game AI’s, battles to save his kingdom or sometimes fights to acquire a piece of land to grow his lands etc. As the trading is a vital aspect for any settlement to grow or progress, the player in game gives it special attention and provides with the ways and strategies in which his kingdom gets into trade with other players online or With game AI’s to buy or sell different in game items. The trade incentive is then spent on the people and for the betterment of kingdom. Anno 1404 is a super engaging and a great game to play and enjoy. You should give it a try.
#16 Company of Heroes 2
Company of Heroes 2 is a popular RTS game that offers an amazingly addictive and quite immersive game-play similar to the popular Supreme Commander video game. This sequel to the original Company of Heroes lacks the allies feature and instead it takes you to the eastern frontiers in order to battle against the enemies and experience an extremely action-packed game-play ever. As usual the game sets you up into the character of a commander/lieutenant and allows you to focus on building your own base, gather up resources, and build immense man power by building and training troop units, and finally embarking on amazing journeys that will eventually lead you to huge battles against the enemies. Your task is to simply conquer the enemy bases, outposts etc. in order to eliminate the threat and to expand your reign. Every outpost and base capture awards you with points that you can use to buy more upgrades and stuff. Building, defending and occupying enemy territories are the main parts of the core game-play, so the more you are tactically strong, the more chances of success you get. The unique combat system allows you to use your amazing militaristic approach to cater with the armies, use heavy machinery, artillery, military grade vehicles and stuff to defeat your enemies and enjoy an amazing gaming experience.
#17 Anno 1404 – Dawn of Discovery
Anno 1404 or also known as Dawn of Discovery is a brilliant video game that blends in City-Building, Real-time Strategy, MMO and Economic elements beautifully. The game features both medieval and renaissance era settings and allows you to build your own settlements, explore islands, construct buildings, get into diplomatic ties with neighboring settlements or wage wars against the enemies in order to conquer their lands or to defend your own. The city building element of the game allows you to build massive structures like monuments, research labs, and other facilities and rule over them, maintain them etc. The economic element allows you to set up trade routes and economically grow your settlement, acquire necessary resources and manage them wisely. Just like other games in the Anno Series, Anno 1404 or Dawn of Discovery offers a similar Sandbox style gameplay, wonderful visual details and other great things to make you love this game. Try it out and it’ll amaze you with all of what it has to offer.
#18 The Settlers Online
The Settlers Online, developed by Blue Byte Software is a Free to Play, Online, and Browser Based City-Building and Management and MMORTS video game. The game allows you build a city, defeat your enemy bandits and complete various quests and tasks to earn experience points and resources. The experience points in the game help you elevate your level of expertise and ranks you up. Whenever your game level gets up, you can unlock more maps to explore, new buildings to build, mines to gather resources and more troops to fight and defeat bandits. In order to accommodate and train your troop units, you must build barracks and recruit more troops and gather up a massive army of Elite Soldiers. You can also take part in different game adventures to fight against the enemies, gather resources and materials to construct the defensive buildings. The Settlers Online is quite an addictive and engaging video game to play and enjoy. Try it out and you’ll definitely like it.
#19 Anno 1701
Anno 1701 is a brilliant MMO, Real-time Strategy (RTS), City building and Management Simulation by Sunflower Interactive Entertainment Software. The story of the game revolves around 18th century colonization systems in the New World. Basically this super cool game is mainly about the economics of the settlement. If a player is enough skilled at preserving an equally maintained and balanced economy he’ll be more successful in achieving the goals. Divided into 5 social stages (Pioneer, Settler, Citizen, Merchant and Aristocrat), this game provides an amazing set of culturally and economically well-mannered society. The player just have to manage it and if he is able to manage it well, he’ll enjoy the game even more. Typically the game-play is similar to Age of Empires and a lot of other games like that. For example. Players can build their own cities, develop the whole civilizations, send troops to invade neighboring kingdoms to battle and defeat the enemies and to conquer and capture their lands to weave into yours. Some great new features in the game include, trade quests, honored guests from other countries, improvement in tax system and natural disasters are a real treat to the game players. This great storyline game is really a piece of art as compared to a lot of titles of the same genre. You must try it out if you really are into MMO and RTS games.
#20 Age of Empires 2: The Forgotten
Age of Empires 2: The Forgotten is wonderful addiction to the series of Age of Empires. This wonderful MMO-RTS game is basically an expansion pack to the famed Age of Empires 2: The Age of Kings and offers 5 new civilization named as Magyars, Indians, Incas, Slavs and Italians, seven new single and multiplayer campaigns, a lot of new troop units, technologies etc. along with a number of new game-play modes, new maps, enhanced graphics and mechanics and perks. The game once more lets you put on show your best skills and strategic approaches, Diplomacy, trade and policy building abilities and assesses your economy building and ruling methods. The conquests and domination over the lands to expand you kingdom is one of the hardest tasks to complete so you must be prepared well in order to complete the objectives of Age of Empires 2: The Forgotten. With super cool visuals, grid based addictive game-play and all the great things, Empires 2: The Forgotten is a wonderful game like Age of mythology to play and enjoy.
#21 The Settlers Online: Castle Empire
The Settlers Online: Castle Empire is a Free-to-Play Browser-based RTS and MMO video game. This online game resembles and it inherits the style and lots of details from the Age of Empires series and offers a similar gaming experience to Tribal Wars. When we talk about the gaming quality and compare it to other online strategy games, The Settlers Online: Castle Empire is a really best Browser-based Real-Time Strategy and MMO video game to play. Game-play, graphics and user interface all is inspired by Age of Empires Series games and as compared to a lot of other online games, it’s the best. In The Settlers Online: Castle Empire, player can build cities, gather resources, unlock new buildings, mines and soldiers etc. A really great feature of this game is the online community of players all around the world. Players can communicate, make alliances and attack the enemies from different directions to conquer their lands. A must play game, environmentally and graphically similar to a number of MMORTS games but with quite a different feeling and story-line plus the immersive game-play. You’ll surely enjoy it. As it is a browser based Massively Multimedia Online Strategy game, it can only be played in browser on a PC. Do try it out.
#22 Act of War: Direct Action
Act of War: Direct Action is a Real-Time Strategy and a War based MMO video game by Eugene Systems. The game provides with a lot of challenging skirmishes, campaigns, an engaging gameplay and core mechanics that greatly resemble Europa Universalis IV. You can take part in a lot of tactically advanced game missions and fight off your enemies by using heavy artillery, fighter jets, snipers, and a lot of other types of weapons. As the game is a war based strategy, it allows you to engage into battles and combats with your enemies and complete the missions with a very little damage to yourself. Your tasks would be to infiltrate enemy territories, rescue Hostages, eliminate Terrorists, and medically aid the Wounded Soldiers etc. Act of War: Direct Action provides with a 14 mission gameplay, super realistic graphics, RPG and shooting elements, single and multiplayer gaming mode options etc. With all the drama and war based environment plus the brilliant militaristic approach, Act of War: Direct Action is one of the best games of this specific genre. Do try it out and enjoy entertaining yourself for hours.
#23 American Conquest
American Conquest is another brilliant Title in the line of RTS genre that takes you to the history and leaves you in the middle of 15th and 18th centuries where you‘ll have to fight for the Colonization. With a similar game-play and mechanics to Cossacks: European Wars, American Conquest allows you to build your own armies, bases and develop technologies to defeat your enemies and to conquer their settlements. To achieve the goals, you’ll have to produce, collect and manage your resources, build massive alliances, diplomatic and trade relations to the friendly nations and double up your power against the enemies. Building up whole new units of troops, defensive structures, weapons and means of transport are the most fun part of the game. American Conquest offers a number of campaigns all divided upon their conditions, storylines and environments. You can either be a Spanish, American or native conquistador and engage yourself in an amazingly addictive and one of its kind game-plays ever. The inclusion of Multiplayer mode, amazing skirmishes, battles with other online players and AIs are the key features of this game. Try it on and enjoy a marvelous combination of great game-play, state of the art visuals and an amazing story-line.
#24 Command and Conquer: Tiberium Alliances
Command and Conquer: Tiberium Alliances developed by EA Phenomic is a Freemium MMO-RTS (Massively Multiplayer Online – Real Time Strategy) video game based on a militaristic theme. The game sets you up into the character of a general and allows you to build a Base anywhere on the game map. Protect it from the enemy attacks by strengthening up your defenses. You must also build Barracks to accommodate the troops, construct more buildings like Mines, Refineries, and Weapon Factories, Research labs, gather resources (Power, Credits, Crystals and Tiberium) and combat against your enemies to save your settlement. Command and Conquer: Tiberium Alliances lets you make alliances with other friendly settlements and fight against the enemy with doubled up force and tactical advantage. With a super engaging game-play and cool graphic details, Command and Conquer: Tiberium Alliances offers a great storyline and plot and allows you to enjoy a truly remarkable gameplay experience. Command and Conquer: Tiberium Alliances is one of the best game of the MMO-RTS genre.
#25 Cossacks: European Wars
Cossacks: European Wars, developed by GSC Game World is a Real Time Strategy and Tactical War based MMO video game. The game takes place in 17th and 18th centuries in Europe and provides with an isometric view. Cossacks: European Wars allows you to manage a whole settlement of people, gather massive armies, construct different buildings and gather resources such as Coal, Gold, Stone, Iron, Wood, Food etc. and engage in different missions and campaigns such as Thirty years War, and War of Austrian Succession etc. The game provides with a similar game-play as Europa Universalis series games and allows you to take part in battles against your enemies, conquer their settlements and gather resources for your kingdom. Cossacks: European Wars lets you use the best strategies against your enemies and develop best skills for further campaigns of the game. Cossacks: European Wars features randomly generated maps, 5 Campaigns, 20 European nations to choose between, a huge collection of skills and strategies, super fine graphic details and an addictive game-play to enjoy. Being massively popular and one of the best games of this specific genre, Cossack: European Wars is a brilliant MMO and RTS game to play and enjoy.
#26 Stronghold HD
Stronghold HD is a marvelous Real-time Strategy, City building and Management video game by FireFly Studios. This piece of art takes you directly to a medieval Setting and allows you to Build, Destroy and Rebuild massive Historical Strongholds/Castles, engage in medieval era wars with equally equipped enemies and enjoy being part of massive single-player campaigns. Your basic task in the game is to fight off massive enemy forces in order to reclaim your lost lands from the enemies and reunite England in order to build a massive Empire. You must also build strongest ever defenses by the use of all the available resources, train massive armies, wage wars against the enemies and capture their strongholds in order to expand your kingdom, loot huge caches of resources etc. You can also make alliances with friendly settlements, build economic and trade relations and routes, craft weapons and other items and finally reunite whole of the England in order to complete the game objectives. With a wonderful game setting, amazing visuals, immersive game-play and all the wonderful things that Stronghold HD has to offer, this game is amazing, do try it out.
#27 Supreme Commander 2
Supreme Commander 2 is a wonderful RTS (Real time Strategy) and tactical War-Based MMO video game developed by Gas Powered Games. Supreme Commander 2 focuses on the character of Dominic Maddox who works for the UEF (United Earth Federation). The federation grows conflicts with the illuminate and declares them a threat and orders Maddox to eliminate every operative of the illuminate. Maddox refuses to accept the order because of his relations with an Illuminate and goes rogue against the UEF. Supreme Commander 2 consists of three mission campaigns and allows you to take part in the campaigns by completing one and unlocking the next. You as Maddox must act according to the storyline and instead of going to the mission assigned by UEF, you must go on your own Mission Campaign to kill your own former commanding officer and his forces. After the first campaign finishes the next campaign gets unlocked and you can act as the story of the game suggests. Supreme Commander 2 lets you strategize your moves by giving you the tactical advantage over your enemies. The game allows you to select a location on the game map and be a commander, build different structures Factories, Power Houses, Research Facilities, train Land, Air and Sea troops and build facilities according to their requirements, gather up resources and wage massive wars against your enemies to defeat them and conquer their settlements. The destruction of enemy research facilities and experimental units provides you with better tactical advantages so make them your primary targets. Supreme Commander 2 is an amazingly addictive and quite engaging video game that offers beautifully created visuals, a great story and an immersive game-play to enjoy. Do try it out for a great Strategy and Tactical gaming experience.
#28 Command and Conquer: Red Alert 3
Command and Conquer: Red Alert 3 is an extremely wonderful RTS video game like Supreme Commander. The game is one of the most popular and well-liked addition to the Command and Conquer series and offers a similar game-play and mechanics to its predecessors. Command and Conquer: Red Alert 3 takes you to World War 2 era and allows you to part of the massive conflict between the Soviet Union, Empire of the Rising Sun and their Allies, choose one of the powerful sides and begin making strategies that will eventually write the fate of world. Dominate and seize the power by simply building your own bases, collecting resources and by conquering the enemy installations. The unique RTS element of the game lets you gather up enough resources, build your defenses and make strategies, raise immensely powerful armies to defeat your enemies, attack on your enemies from ground, air and sea and dominate where ever you go. Amazingly addictive and long campaigns, combats, beautiful visuals and an immersive game-play are the key parts of this wonderful game. For a great Supreme Commander like experience, you should totally try this one out.
#29 Galactic Civilizations 3
Galactic Civilizations 3 is another great Strategy and Turn-based video game. The game offers wonderful Sandbox aesthetics and allows you to engage yourself into an amazing game-play spread across the galaxy. Your task is to conquer the world by Diplomacy, trade, Cultural values, and by the might of your massive military. With both Single and Multiplayer modes, Galactic Civilizations 3 lets you enjoy 4X Strategy, amazing new story-based campaigns, brilliantly engaging turn-based combats with enemies and all the great stuff. The Sandbox feature of the game allows you to enjoy amazing new maps, unique game worlds and a lot of new challenges and experience a totally different side of Strategy gaming. Galactic Civilizations 3 is one of the best games to play and enjoy.
Civilization or also known as Sid Meier’s Civilization is a popular 4X Grand Strategy video game by MPS Labs. The objective of the game is to build a whole new Empire in the era of 4000 BC, expand the Empire, and slowly move from the Ancient Era to the Modern Times. Initially developed as a PC video game that could only be run on DOS, Civilization has undergone loads of extensive revisions, and it ported to more platforms over time including Windows, Mac, Amiga, Atari ST, Super NES, Sega Saturn, PlayStation, and N-Gage and now the game is available in multiple versions as well. With a Turn-based gameplay, Civilization offers both Single and Multiplayer gameplay modes and allows the players to take on the role of the Ruler of the Civilization. The players get tasked to start off the building process with one or two Settlement units, grow them up using all of the available resources and compete against two to six other Civilizations. To outsmart the other Civilizations, the Ruler must use the element of Micromanagement and complete various tasks such as Exploration, Warfare, and Diplomacy, and make decisions about the settlements of new Cities, and about all the requirements to build them. Barbarian attacks on the settlements is a really big issue and to resolve this issue, the players will have to find ways to eliminate the threat. In the beginning, the game allows the players to select any ancient race to continue with and offers choices such as Mongols, Romans, Americans, Aztecs and allows the players to lead the tribes as a famous historical figure. With a colossal historical scope of the game that begins from 4000 BC, before the great Bronze Age and lasts through the Space Age in 2100 AD, Civilization is one huge Grand Strategy video game that allows the players to immerse themselves in the gameplay deeply and enjoy it.
#31 Rise of Nations
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to manage a whole kingdom, a city or a territory and wage wars against the enemies to either conquer them or to loot their resources, survive and flourish an amazing and prosperous civilization? Well if you want to experience an amazing King or a General like feeling, Rise of the Nations is the game built just for you. Rise of Nations is a Single and multiplayer MMO-RTS Video game that provides with a great blend of fantasy elements. The game allows you to be part of a hugely mapped and beautifully created game world, Construct Buildings (Barracks, Forts, Defense, Markets etc.), Make Allies, Wage Wars against your enemies, Gather up Resources etc. The game also lets you accommodate more than eighteen different races, train more troops from eight unique classes and use best strategies against your enemies. Rise of Nations basically focuses on the balance between Economy, Offense and Defense and encourages you to fully strategize your every move in the game. Rise of nations offers a marvelously engaging and quite immersive game-play, a number of fantastic Single and Multiplayer Campaigns, great visual details and loads of brilliant things to discover. Do try it out if you haven’t yet and enjoy the ultimate fun.
#32 Rise Of Nations: Gold Edition
The Rise of Nation game series includes some really great games like Rise of Nation: Thrones and Patriots and Rise of Nations: Gold Edition. This epic real time strategy game is developed by Big Huge Games. This game is based on the historical events of time and travels back to almost 6000 years of ancients. Main features include heavy Warfare, city building, governance, troops, battles, thrones, trade and merchandise etc. This super amazing RTS game never lets you feel like you are wasting your time while playing this game. Graphics and game-play are quite like Age of Empires. Storyline and user interface are a bit different. Rise of Nations expansion pack offers new nations, campaigns for single players, more troop units and some really great new wonders and government types to choose. This amazingly wondrous and engaging game can be played only on PC.
#33 Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends
Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends is a truly amazing and quite engaging Fantasy based MMO and Real Time Strategy video game developed by Big Huge Games. The game allows you to play a number of campaigns and missions, conquer your enemies and loot their resources. The main objectives of the game include City building, accommodations of your people and troops, construction of defensive structures etc. You must make best strategies to defeat your enemies and to make your defenses impenetrable. You can accommodate different sets of individuals and for that you’ll need to build different buildings like Military barracks, Markets, Palaces, Maguses (Research labs) and industries etc. Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends lets you be in power and write the fate of all the people living in your settlement. For resources you must wage wars against your enemies and use best of your skills and strategies to conquer them. Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends is a great RTS game to play and enjoy. Do try it out.
#34 Panzer General II
Panzer General II is a Strategy, Turn-based, Tactics, Single and Multiplayer Simulation developed by Strategic Simulation, Inc. It is the sixth entry in the marvelous series of General. The game is set in WWII (World War II) environment and focuses on the event of the Spanish Civil War. It consists of different scenarios each with a specific battle. The game offers massive maps and lets you assume the role of the soldier and jump into battle, target enemies, crush them and captures hexes by exploring units. Achieve your objectives by defeating enemies, and completing the tasks. There are different landscapes that you must explore such as Mountains, City, Forests, and more. It has different units with various properties such as Tank, Infantry, Anti-Tank, Air Defense, Bomber and more. Panzer General II offers core features such as Exciting Environment, Different Tasks to Complete, Challenging Missions, NPCs, Weapons, and more. With enhanced mechanics, gameplay, visuals and story, Panzer General II is the wonderful game to play and enjoy.
#35 World in Conflict
World in Conflict combines the elements of Real-time Tactics, Strategy, and supports both Single and Multiplayer modes. The game doesn’t offer resource management or city building elements. It lets you get into the game world by selecting your character and faction. You must buy your unit and train an army to fend off enemies by destroying units. Earn points by defeating enemies and get upgrades. Strengthen your units and equip your army with powerful weapons. Call of Duty and Medal of Honor inspires the game. The game embarks you on an adventure and set you in the role of Lieutenant Parker who is a soldier of United States. Explore the game world, fight against enemies and defeat them using different weapons, military vehicles and lead a team to accomplish missions and objectives. You can play with over sixteen players in multiplayer mode, and the game includes three different maps to explore such as Domination maps, Assault maps, and war maps. The game has four different roles for you such as Air Support, Infantry, and Armor. World in Conflict includes core features such Roles, Tactical Aid, Unit Deployment, Online Mode, AI (Artificial Intelligence) and more. Try it out.
#36 Galactic Civilizations
Galactic Civilizations combines the elements of Turn-based, Strategy, and 4X game. It is the first entry in the series of Galactic Civilizations and takes place in the future. It offers exciting story, in which the human makes an unbelievable discovery called hyperdrive. It allows the humans to travel fast between two stars. They share their discovery with other five major races of aliens. Now the aliens star war against humans. Select your race and get into the game world with an ultimate goal to dominate the galaxy. You can get success in your task through diplomacy, war, and culture domination. Research new technologies, create an economy, recruit forces, keep a balance between diplomatic, political and trade skills, and control the humanity destiny. Fend off alien races to attack Planet Earth, and defeat those using weapons and strategies. Galactic Civilizations offers prominent features such as Multiple Path to Victory, Campaign Editor, different Scenarios, Replayability, and more. With the best mechanics, addictive gameplay, and superb visuals, Galactic Civilizations is the wonderful game to play and enjoy.
#37 Age of Empires 3
Age of Empires 3 is a Real-time Strategy, Single and Multiplayer video game created by Ensemble Studios. The game includes eight different civilizations such as Spanish, Ottoman, Dutch, British, Portuguese, and more. Each civilization has its unique advantages and weaknesses. It combines the elements of building, resource management and combat. The main task is to create your Empire using different buildings and gather resources to survive. Recruit military and arm them with weapons and protect your Empire. In the game, you’ll face different challenges such as population, war, diplomacy, and more. Expand your Empire by conquering other Empires and upgrade your units, buildings. Military and weapons using experience points. It has a set of objectives and the game rewards you with points as you fulfill requirements of each level. Unlock other civilizations by progressing through the game. With detailed environment, immersive gameplay, superb mechanics and brilliant controls, Age of Empires 3 is the best game to play and enjoy.
#38 Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance
Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance combines the elements of Real-time Strategy, Sci-fi, Base-Building, and Action-Adventure. It supports both Single and Multiplayer modes developed by Gas Powered Games and published by THQ. It is the 2nd entry in the franchise of Supreme Commander. It introduces new units, three different factions, and enhanced performance. In the gameplay, the player can control a massive mech known as ACU (Armored Command Unit) and his ultimate task is to recruit armies to destroy his competitors and conquer the battle. The player has to create units, train his army, and gather resources to survive. Command all three armies such as Land, Air, and Sea during battle and fight against opponents defeat them using advanced weapons, loot their resources and upgrade his units. Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance offers core features such as New Playable Factions, Exciting Locations, New Units, Multiplayer Maps, Single-player Campaign, Warfare on Epic Scale, and more. With superb controls, engaging gameplay and brilliant controls, Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance is the best game to play and enjoy.
#39 Command and Conquer Generals: Zero Hour
Command and Conquer Generals: Zero Hour focuses on Real-time Strategy gameplay and supports both Single and Multiplayer modes created by EA Lost Angeles and published by EA Games. The game includes new units, abilities, and modes of play known as Generals’ Challenge. There are different factions such as USA, China, GLA, etc. and you can select one of them to get access to the game world where you have to lead your army in the fictional world and fight against others to progress. Each faction has its strength and weakness and a set of units and weapons. Build your base, recruit army and equip them with advanced weapons. Defend your base and upgrade your units using your rewards and bonuses. Gather resources, and conquer another base by defeating them. It has different modes such as Reborn, Contra, and Rise of the Reds, Shockwave, Operation Firestorm and more. There are a series of missions with unique gameplay and quests. Try it out, and you’ll enjoy it.
#40 Age of Empires II
Age of Empires II is an Action, Real-time Strategy, 2D, Single and Multiplayer video game developed by Ensemble Studios. The game takes place in the medieval-themed world and includes different factions to play. It is the second entry in the series of Age of Empires and revolves around gathering resources, fighting and base-building. Select your faction and dive into the game world where you have to create your Kingdom, build your base, recruit army, and defend your castle. Conquer another faction by defeating and loot their resources to expand your kingdom. Explore the environment, discover new technologies, and upgrade your units, weapons and buildings. There are a set of quests that you must complete and take part in battle to show off your army strength. Dominate the world, interact with other players, and create a guild to become powerful. Maintain your resources and survive as long as possible. With exciting features, superb mechanics, and addictive gameplay, Age of Empires II is the best game to play and enjoy.
#41 Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars
Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars is an Isometric, Real-time Strategy and Single-player video game created by EA Los Angeles and published by Electronic Arts. The game combines the elements of military-based and science-fictional. It takes place seventeen years after the Tiberian Sun: Firestorm’s event and revolves around two different factions such as the Brotherhood of Nod and the Global Defense Initiative, and the game offers third new faction called the Scrin. The Brotherhood of Nod launches a global offensive against the second faction the Global Defense. Select your faction and jump into a war where you’ve to build your unit, Recruit your armies, and fight against other factions. Gather resources and lead your army in the battlefield, an attack against armies to defeat them and loot their resources. Earn points and use them to upgrade your units, weapons, and armies. There are different types of weapons that you can use during the war. It has over thirty-eight missions divided into three campaigns. With brilliant mechanics, addictive gameplay, and superb visuals, Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars is the best game to play and enjoy. Try it out.
#42 Cossacks 3
Cossacks 3 combines the elements of Real-time Strategy, Base-Building, and Adventure by GSG Game World. The game has both Single and Multiplayer modes and takes place in the historic-themed world during the 17th and 18th century in Europe. There are over twelve terrains with seventy different types of units and one-hundred forty historical buildings. Each terrain has its unique abilities, set of buildings, and strength. The game lets the player select his terrain, create his base, recruit an army, and train them to defend his base. Gather resources and make his army powerful. Over eight player can compete against each in multiplayer mode. Close quarter battle, ballistics engine, and bonuses offer the player with some opportunities against both AI and Human. The ultimate task is to expand the kingdom further and further, unlock powerful weapons, enhance the ability of the army, and dominate the battlefield. Cossacks 3 offers key features such as Twelve Nations, Hundred Opportunity, and Battle at sea and ashore, Single-player campaign consists of five levels, and more. Try it out, and it’ll entertain the player.
#43 Civilization VI
Civilization VI combines the elements of Turn-based Strategy, Historical, Single and Multiplayer 4X video game created by Firaxis Games and published by 2K Games. It is the sixth marvelous entry in the series of Civilization and offers enhanced gameplay, mechanics, and features. The game takes place in the historical-themed world and allows the player to lead his civilization from an early settlements and become a super power using one of different condition such as technology superiority, military power, and diplomacy leadership. In the beginning, you can start from a small tribe and your task is to explore the world, find new cities, build shelters, buildings, recruit your army, research new technologies, gather resources and train your force to defend your empire. Control the entire planet by defeat other players or AI-controlled Characters across different periods of development. Gather resources to survive longer, and conquer the land of other players to loot their resources. Civilization VI includes core features such as Expansive Empires, Active Research, Dynamic Diplomacy, Combined Arms, Enhance Multiplayer, and more. Try it out, and you’ll love it.
#44 Ministry of War
Ministry of War is a Browser-based, City-building, MMORTS, and Combat video game developed and published by Snail Games. The game offers four types of civilizations as to play. At the beginning of the game, the player can choose his nation (China, Persia, Rome, and Egypt) and get into the massive game world to complete numbers of tasks. The player can start his game in a small village in which the player can create new building settlements and units in order to game progress. After the game progress, the player must train his villagers and get an attack on the other settlements defeat them and rule on it and become the best legends in the world. Ministry of War includes core features such as practice modes, multiple upgrades, combat, train units, unlockable achievements, and NPCs, etc. There are five types of primary resources the player must gather Food, Stone, Metal, Gold, and Lumber these resources help the player to create a massive city. Ministry of War offers stunning visuals, immersive and quite engaging gameplay, beautiful background music and great mechanics.
#45 Empire Online
Empire Online is a Free to Play, Massively Multiplayer Online, Role-playing, Fantasy-based and Strategy video game developed and published by Lakkoo. The game is available to play on Mobile platform only such as iOS and Android. At the beginning of the game, the player can choose or create his character and get into the game world in which the main task of the player builds his castle, collect resources, and start a battle against the powerful enemy creatures. The game also allows the player to create his own military force and lead them into the fight in order to expand his castle. It is an excellent game that offers superb fast-paced and action-packed gameplay that immerses himself deep into the brilliant game world. The game includes core features such as build various buildings, gather resources, Upgrades, replayability, more than twenty different nations and lots of other things, etc. With exciting gameplay, well-written storyline, simple controls, and beautiful graphics details. Empire Online is one of the best game to play and enjoy.
#46 Unison league
Unison league is a Free to play, MMORPG, RTS, City-Building, Combat and Fantasy-based video game created and published by Ateam Inc. At the beginning of the game, the player can customize his characters with different weapons and get into the game world to complete numbers of missions in order to progress. In this game, the main task of the player is lead his actions and prove as a best. It allows the player to interact with another online player around the world, create a team and start his adventure against the powerful enemy creatures. It also offers the player to get combat against the other player in PvP and test his skills. Complete the numbers of challenging and earn rewards that will help the player to purchase Upgrades and Unlock more achievements. Unison league includes core features such as various Quests, Guild battle, different resources, power-ups, replayability, powerful enemies and different Modes, etc. The game offers quite addictive gameplay, well-written storyline, simple controls and beautiful graphics details. Try it out and enjoy a unique amalgamation of Combat, Real-Time Strategy, and MMO aesthetics.
#47 Command and Conquer: Red Alert 2
Command and Conquer: Red Alert 2 developed by Westwood Pacific and published by Electronic Arts is a Real-time Strategy and Single-player video game. The game revolves around two different factions fighting against each other such as the Allies and the Soviets. The player must choose his factions and select his character from playable classes to get into the world. There are a variety of levels, and the game is about base-building, train and lead an army and conquer the land. The main objective is to build the base, create an army and equip them with weapons and start a battle against another faction to loot their resources and conquer their land. Navigate the environment and collect resources to enhance the power of his base and earn lots of money to unlock or purchase an upgrade. The Single-player campaign three different modes such as boot camp, Soviet and allied. The player can select one of them to battle against others or can compete in Skirmish mode where he can customize the setting and rules the battle. With superb mechanics, addictive gameplay, and wonderful visuals Command and Conquer: Red Alert 2 is the best game to play and enjoy.
#48 Command and Conquer: Red Alert
Command and Conquer: Red Alert is a RTS (Real-time Strategy), Single and Multiplayer video game created by Westwood Studios and published by Virgin Interactive. It is the second entry in the franchise of Command and Conquer and takes place in the historical-themed world where Allied Forces battle against a Soviet Union for take over the entire European mainland. It is set between 1946 and 1953 in a fictional Universe. The player can select his side, create his army, train and equip them with advanced weapons. Build his units and control his army through the game. Battle against another team, destroy their army, loot their resources and conquer the land. As a commander, you must fight for glory, defend your units from enemy and destroy the plans to take over land. The game becomes challenging, as the player advanced. Earn as many points as possible to unlock a further content in the game and collect medals and rewards to climb on ranking system. Command and Conquer: Red Alert offers enhanced mechanics, gameplay and graphics. It is the best game to play and enjoy.
R.U.S.E. is a Single and Multiplayer Real-time Strategy video game released by Eugen Systems and Ubisoft. The game takes place during WWII and centers on the invasion of Nazi Germany in 1944. It includes various historical places and fictional events. The player can assume the role of the protagonist who is a commander and his ultimate task is to command his army during battlefield against another team. The primary objective is to build the units, recruit and control land, sea and air army to take over the opponents and defeat them to progress through the game. The player can use a variety of decoys and ruses to trick his enemies and modify the outcome of the battles. There are different factions available including United Kingdom, Nazi Germany, Soviet Union, Kingdom of Italy, and more. The ruses system is split into three different categories such as Decryption, Radio Silence, and Decoy Offensive. With prominent features, addictive gameplay, superb mechanics and lots of challenging opponents, R.U.S.E. is the best game to play and enjoy.
#50 Cossacks II
Cossacks II is a Single and Multiplayer Real-time Strategy video game developed by GSC Game World and published by CDV Software. It is the fourth installment in the series of Cossacks game and focuses on the Napoleonic Era and introduces a massive variety of units to train with many tactical options. The Single-player mode consists of three different modes such as Campaign, Battle for Europe, and Historical Battle. There are six playable character factions such as Prussia, Great Britain, Russia, France, and Austria. Select one of them and get into the world where you have to maintain your Empire, build Units, recruit army and train them to defend your castle. Purchase deadly weapons and take part in several battles, lead your army in battlefield and fight for glory. In Skirmish mode, you can choose a map to participate in real-time environment against another player. Cossacks II includes prominent features such as different Nations, Fight through historical Battles, Ten Thousands of Units, Realistic Troops, and more. Try it out, and you’ll enjoy it.