SunAge: Battle for Elysium
SunAge: Battle for Elysium is a blend of Strategy, Base Building, Sci-fi, and Isometric Strategy elements developed and published by Vertex4 Entertainment Ltd. The game brings a beautiful 2D graphics mixed with all new features that the player expect from an old school game. There are three distinct races available such as Sentinel, Raak-Zun, and Human. Each race has its unique units, technological advantages, buildings, and disadvantages. It consists of over twenty-five challenging missions across three campaigns. In the game, the player assumes the role of the commander with a task to build his base, recruit his army and participate in battlefield where he must command his army against enemies and crush them before they destroy the player’s base. The game rewards the player with points which can be used to unlock additional stuff. As the commander, the player controls, land vehicles, mechs, and soldiers to defeat the enemies. SunAge: Battle for Elysium includes prominent features such as 3 Distinct Races, Compelling Story, 25 Missions, Alternate Combat Modes, and more.
#1 Command and Conquer: Red Alert: Retaliation
Command and Conquer: Red Alert: Retaliation is a compilation of two downloadable packs for PlayStation platform. The title introduces new units like Shock Trooper, Tesla Tank, Mechanic, and Chrono Tank, including skirmish map. It mainly focuses on RTS (Real-time Strategy) element where the player establishes his land, create a building and recruit soldiers to defend his empire. During the gameplay, the player can explore the world from an isometric perspective, fight against enemies while gathering resources to survive in the land. The goal of the player is to battle enemies, loot their resources and claim their land to expand his empire. There are a series of quests, and the player must complete each one to advances through the game. It has multiple factions available, and the player must select his favourite one at the beginning of the game. Command and Conquer: Red Alert: Retaliation includes prominent features such as Valuable Minerals, Restore the Peace, Create Buildings, and more. Try it out, and you’ll love it.
#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 Empire Earth 2
Empire Earth 2 is one of the best RTS games like Supreme Commander and offers an amazingly original and quite addictive experience ever. The game offers you three main campaigns with the focus on France, Korea and Germany and allows you to be part of the huge skirmishes against your enemies (Other Players and AIs). Your tasks are to simply select any campaign, advance through more than 15 ages, unravel new and futuristic technologies, start from scratch and build whole new bases, produce resources like Iron, food, gold and stone etc. make new strategies and take down the enemy bases, outposts and strongholds in order to conquer them and to seize control and power, build diplomatic relations and alliances with neighboring settlements and double up your power against the equally equipped and technically advanced enemies and rule the world. With multiple game-play and mechanics enhancements, new strategies to make, new weapons and tactics to use, lot of new enemies and allies, amazing new visuals and an immersive game-play, Empire Earth 2 is one of the best titles to play and enjoy as an alternative to Supreme Commander.
#5 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.
#6 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.
#7 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.
#8 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.
#9 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.
#10 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.
#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 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.
#14 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.
#15 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.
#16 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.
#17 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.
#18 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.
#19 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.
#20 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.
#21 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.
#22 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.
#23 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.
#24 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.
#25 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.
#26 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.
#27 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.
#29 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.
#30 Halo Wars
Halo Wars is a Single and Multiplayer Sci-Fi Real-time Strategy video game by Ensemble Studios. The game is set in a Sci-Fi environment of Halo Universe and takes the players to the futuristic world of 2525. The game kicks off with a huge attack by the Covenant, an advanced Alien race on humans and declaring them as the Forerunners. Humans have no other choice to start a mega oppressive against the enemies and that’s when the players get into the play. The game allows te player to be the protagonist named as Captain James Cutter and go investigate about the Covenant Activity on a Planet named as Harvest. During the investigation, Cutter finds out that the Covenant has set a mining post on the Northren Pole of the planet and they have discovered a Forerunner facility. The primary objective of the game is to repel the Covenant from the Facility and take control, defeat the enemies and save the Human Colony of Arcadia. After that the game offers more missions against the Covenant and allows the players to act according to the storyline and enjoy the game. Because of being a fantastic RTS video game, Halo Wars offers loads of fantastic options to the players and allows them to enjoy the gameplay even more by using the advanced weaponry, and tactics as well as explore the world. With plenty of room for the gameplay, brilliant mechanics and clean 3D graphics, Halo Wars offers a great RTS experience for all the fans of this specific genre.
#31 Age of Empires
Age of Empires is a marvelous MMO-RTS video game developed by Ensemble Studios and distributed by Microsoft studios back in 1997. The Original game came with 7 sequels and 3 spin-offs. From its first release till date, the game titles are all historical real time strategies and the game-play offers single and multiplayer player gaming modes along with a number of fantastic Campaigns, missions and stuff. Age of Empires is set in a historical eras like Stone Age, The Rise of Roman Empire, Europe and Asia in Middle Ages, Spanish Conquest of Mexico, Asian Dynasties, Rise of Asia etc. The latest inclusion to this amazing real time strategy game series is “Age of Empires Online” which is the 7th sequel to the game. This sequel of the game also revolves around historical events. Age of Empires ruled the world and sold almost 20 Million copies and handed back a really sizable profit to Ensemble Studios. The game allows you to control the whole Empires, train massive armies, build your defenses, wage epic wars against your enemies and defeat them to prove your supremacy. With a very thrill filled game-play that offers a number of amazing campaigns, beautifully created 3D visuals and loads of fantatsic things to discover, Age of Empires in one of the best MMO-RTS games and typically a trend setter for this specific genre.
Tryst by Bluegiant Interactive is a great Real-Time Strategy and Sci-Fi themed video game that focuses on a destructive and chaotic war between Humans and Machines called The Zali. The game lets you choose a character from choices of Chief Oliver Petrovich and a Rebel Leader Aeryn Ozarr, select the best skills and abilities and lead your forces, go against the Zali and seize control over planet Ishtonia IV Again. Because of the presence of a rare element named Lohum on this planet, you must conquer the planet before the Zali. Use your best strategies, skills and plans to defeat the Zali and throw them out of the planet. With great Visuals, an engaging game-play, wonderful story, a lot of upgrades, DLC and other cool things, Tryst is a marvelous game to play and enjoy.
#33 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.
#34 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.
#35 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.
#36 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.
#37 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.
#38 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.
#39 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.
#40 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.
#41 Command and Conquer: Generals
Command and Conquer: Generals is a Military-based, Real-time Strategy, Single and Multiplayer video game developed by EA Pacific and published by EA Games. There are three different faction available such as China, the United States and the Global Liberation Army and the player can select one of them to get into the world. The game takes place near the future, where world is threatened by terrorists. It offers the similar gameplay to Real-time Strategy games, in which the player must build his base, recruit army, equip and train them with weapons and jump into battle to take over the battlefield. There are different defenses available and the player has to use them strategically to fend off enemy attack. As the game proceed, other features, upgrades and level will be unlocked to play and enjoy. The player needs to gain enough experience points to upgrade his units, towers, army, and the character. To defeat the enemy or opposing faction, the player has to destroy their bases tow in the battle. Command and Conquer: Generals offers core features such as a variety of Levels, different Units, three Factions, and more. Try it out, and you’ll enjoy it.
#42 Empire Earth III
Empire Earth III is a Single and Multiplayer Real-time Strategy video game produced by Mad Doc Software and published by Sierra Entertainment. It is the superb title in the series of Empire Earth and introduces five epochs and takes place in the same time period like previous entries. There are three different factions such as Western, Middle Eastern and Far Eastern and each faction consists of units, buildings, and technologies. The game is about exploring the environment, building an empire, gathering resources, and battling against enemies to conquer their land. You can assume the role of the commander and your primary objective is to build your Empire, create your troops, equip with weapons and train them. Build bases, and place units to progress through the game. The game offers similar gameplay to the Total War video game series. You’ll earn experience points, as the game progresses and can use them to unlock further content in the game. With brilliant mechanics, superb gameplay, and smooth controls, Empire Earth III is the best game to enjoy.
#43 Command and Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight
Command and Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight mixes the elements of Real-time Strategy, Co-op, Sci-fi and Exploration developed by EA Los Angeles and published by Electronic Arts. It is the latest title in the marvelous franchise of Command and Conquers and the final chapter in the Tiberium Sega. The game takes place in the futurist year 2062, ten years after the end of Kane’s Wrath. It no longer centers on the resource gathering system and focuses on to capture the nodes surrounding the space, recruit armies and lead them through the battlefield to earn experience points. There are two different factions available such as the Brotherhood of Nod and the Global Defense Initiative. In the beginning, the world is being consumed by the growth of Tiberium. Each faction is divided into three different classes such as Support, Defense and Offense and each has its unique abilities and specialties. There are a series of missions available, and each mission needs a completion of certain objectives. The player can use his points to unlock further content and upgrades. With the best mechanics, addictive gameplay, and exciting story Command and Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight is the best game to play and enjoy.
#44 Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution
Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution created by Firaxis Games and published by 2K Games is a Turn-based Strategy, Single and Multiplayer video game for cross-platform. It is a spin-off of Civilization series and begins in 4000 BC, with a single unit in the center of the region. The player assumes the role of the protagonist and his primary task is to manipulate the world, find rare artifacts, gather resources and harvest food. Earn experience points by fulfilling his missions and objectives and use them to expand his Empire and units further and further. The player can trade with other players to earn money and can produce useful goods by creating factories. There are up to sixteen civilizations, and the player can choose one of them to get into the world to start his game. Each civilization has its different leader and has a variety of special bonus such as technology, special ability, and a great person. In Single-player mode, the player plays against AI while in Multiplayer mode, the player can compete against up to four players. With prominent features and addictive game, Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution is the best game to play and enjoy.
#45 Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth: Rising Tide
Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth: Rising Tide is a Downloadable Content Pack for the Turn-based Strategy and 4X video game Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth. The expansion pack introduces new features such as water gameplay, revamped diplomacy system, hybrid affinities, and exploration system. It supports both Single and Multiplayer modes developed by Firaxis Games and published by 2K Games. The game features several dimensions to aquatic gameplay. Unlike previous titles, aquatic-based cities can be moved. The player can take on the role of the protagonist and the primary task is to create units to defend his empire and make strategies to take down enemies. The player can explore the environment from isometric view and can create his army to face off enemies. In the beginning, the player needs to colonize the ocean by creating floating settlements and harvesting resources. Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth: Rising Tide offers prominent features such as Colonize the Ocean, Dynamic Leader Traits, Four new Factions, New Artifact System and more. Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth: Rising Tide is the brilliant game to play and enjoy.
#46 Command and Conquer (1995)
Command and Conquer (1995) is a Real-time Strategy, Single and Multiplayer video game created by Westwood Studios and published by Virgin Interactive. The game takes place in an alternative history and centers on the story of World War between two superpower factions such as the United Nations and the Global Defense Initiative. Both factions are competing against each other for control of Tiberium, a strange substance that spread around the globe slowly. At the beginning of the game, you must build a base and effort to gather resources to fund the production of technologies, combat units, and buildings. Create your Empire, build units, recruit an army and equip them with weapons to defend your Empire. There are two playable factions, and you can choose one of them to get access to the game world. The primary task of the game is to expand your units across the world by conquering enemies’ bases. Use your points to unlock further content in the game and become the master. Lead your armies through the battlefield and dominate the war. Command and Conquer (1995) is the best game for RTS lovers.
#47 Elemental: War of Magic
Elemental: War of Magic is a Turn-based Strategy, Single and Multiplayer video game with 4X elements published and developed by Stardock for Windows. The game centers on City-Building, Resource Management, Exploration, Conquest and more. It takes place in the world once full of magic, which comes to the core civilization of human. At the beginning of the game, the player needs to select his campaign, create his Kingdom, places units and start fighting against enemies using his army equipped with weapons. He can explore the environment to find resources and can collect them to raise his skills and powers. There are different factions available, and each offers different statistics and abilities. The game features a series of levels, and each level needs a completion of individual objectives to progress through the match. The player has to lead his army on the battle field, command them to attack enemy’s bases and conquer them to loot their resources and claim their land to become the master. Elemental: War of Magic offers exciting features such as different Factions, Gather Resources, Build a Kingdom, Dominate the Battlefield and more. Try it out, and you’ll love it.
#48 Cossacks: Back to War
Cossacks: Back to War is a 2nd Expansion Pack for the original game released in 2002 developed by GSC Game World and published GSC World Publishing. The Expansion Pack introduces new nations such as Hungary and Switzerland. It takes place in the medieval-theme settings and centers on real-time strategy elements. Before playing the game, the player needs to choose his nation from Austria, Algeria, Denmark, England, France, Netherlands, Piedmont, and more. Up to six essential resources are available in the game such as gold, iron, food, wood, coal, and stone. The player must build his empire, recruit and train the army, gather resources and defend his people. Once the player gains enough points and experience, the game pits the player against enemies and other players around the globe to battle. The player needs to command his force to conquer the weak kingdom, claim the land and loot its resources. Cossacks: Back to War offers prominent features such as Real-time Strategy Gameplay, 100 New Missions, Two new Nations, 20 European Nations, 4 Level Difficulties and more. Try it out, and it’ll entertain you.
#49 Thea: The Awakening
Thea: The Awakening offers the Turn-based Strategy, Role-playing, Fantasy-based, Crating and 4X gameplay produced and published by Muha Games. It offers an exciting gameplay that the player has never experienced before. It takes place in the in the Slavic myth threatened by monsters and enemies. You are the last hope of the world, and your task is to manipulate the world to uncover the secrets behind the events and struggle to stay alive. The game enables you to explore the environment of Thea the way you wish. During the gameplay, you can make strong decision, stay in villages and build up defenses to fend of monsters, or you can leave your town to manipulate the dangerous outside world. The battle can be solved through stealth, assassination, hunting, diplomacy, and other ways depending on the skills. During the gameplay, you can select your play style to rescue the people from the darkness. Up to 4400 items are available to collect and use. Thea: The Awakening offers core features such as 200 Story Events, different Characters, Village Management, Fantasy Setting, Turn-based Strategic Gameplay, more than 100 types Deadly Creatures, Day/Night Cycles, and more. Try it out, and you’ll love it.
#50 Sid Meier’s Civilization IV: Colonization
Sid Meier’s Civilization IV: Colonization mixes the Real-time Strategy, and Turn-based elements developed by Firaxis Games and published by 2K Games. It is the remake of the turn-based strategy game Sid Meier’s Civilization: Colonization released in 1994 and lets the player control shelters from one of four nations such as Netherlands, England, France and Spain. It takes place in the fictional land in the period from 1492 to 1792. The primary objective of the player is to build up his colony, create an army and train it to defend his territory from enemy’s attack. The player must lead his army in battle against enemies and take down them, claim their land and loot their resources to expand the empire while scoring the points to unlock additional content to become the master with modern features. There are a variety of levels, and each level is more difficult compared to previous one. With core features, superb mechanics, and addictive graphics, Sid Meier’s Civilization IV: Colonization is the best game to play and enjoy.