X-COM: UFO Defense
X-COM: UFO Defense is a Turn-based Tactics, Strategy, Science-Fiction and Single-player Simulation developed and published by MicroProse Software. The game combines real-time Management with Turn-based tactics and puts the player in the role of the commander of X-Com, an organization protecting planet Earth from alien factions. The game takes place in the fictional environment and tasked the player to build his bases, recruit troops and equip them with deadly weapons. Navigate the environment to discover new technologies and manages personnel, and finance of the organization. The game uses isometric view to explore the world. The main aim of the player is to lead his team in close-combat battles, guide him, and make the best strategy to save the world. As the player gain experience, the game becomes more challenging. Gather resources, and score the highest points to unlock further content in the game. Go on quests and accomplish a series of tasks to progress. X-COM: UFO Defense offers core features such as Manufacture Alien Technologies, Make a strategy to defend the Earth, Command troops in deadly battles, etc. X-COM: UFO Defense is the best video game as compared to other Turn-based Tactics games.
Xenonauts is a Sci-Fi Turn-based Tactical-RPG and Strategy video game that offers a brilliant gameplay with similarities to XCOM series games. The game draws heavy inspiration from the Original X-Com and is set in Alternate timeline of Earth where you take on the role of the Commander of Xenonauts, an organization leading the resistance against the invasion. Your main task is to reorganize your army units, collect the funding for various projects, launch numerous missions to intercept enemy UFos and complete the game objectives by defeating the enemies and capturing all of their ships plus their base. Xenonauts offers similar mechanics to its predecessor and the original game of the series X-Com and allows you to enjoy leading epic missions against the enemies, show off your superior Tactical and Strategy skills, engage in epic combats and enjoy an immersive game-play. With all the refined aesthetics of X-Com, visually stunning and quite brilliant game-play plus the addictive nature, Xenonauts is a wonderful game to play.
#2 XCOM: Enemy Unknown
XCOM: Enemy Unknown is a Military Themed Tactical and Turn-Based RTS (Real Time Strategy) and MMO, Role Playing video game set in an era of Global Alien Invasion. The game is developed by Firaxis Games and allows you to control a technically advanced organization named as XCOM and defend the Earth. You are tasked to lead your troops in the field, fight off and capture the aliens, Build research labs, develop new technologies using alien technology, expand your Organization’s operations, manage XCOM’s assets, monitor alien activities and respond to wherever your assistance is required. XCOM: Enemy Unknown is an outstanding strategy video game with a lot of campaigns, action packed game-play, sleek and state of the art Graphics, great cinematic animations, a lot of fun filled mini games etc. XCOM: Enemy Unknown offers an amazing standalone expansion named XCOM: Enemy Within that adds tons of new stuff (Weapons, new missions, more upgrade options etc.) to the main game. XCOM: Enemy Unknown is a great MMO and Strategy video game to play and enjoy. Do try it out.
#3 Atlas Reactor
Atlas Reactor mixes up Turn-based Strategy and MOBA elements together and offers a brilliant PvP experience based on that. Atlas Reactor provides plenty of room for both character selection and modifications and lets you control almost everything virtually. The game refers to the main characters as Freelancers and offers amazing 2v2 and 6v6 matches. With a very exciting Champion-driven gameplay, Atlas Reactor features 5 unique abilities for each character and keeps the customization options available until the end. You can alter character’s appearance, abilities, and skills and turn them into more powerful ones as compared to the enemies. Atlas Reactor offers a Turn-based gameplay so between the turns, it offers 20 to 30 second time period for an attack and because of that, it is a pretty fast-paced game to play. Prep, Dash, Move, and Blast are the four main phases of an attack, and you have to manage your attack in the given time or else you’ll get more damage than the opponents. With plenty of Depth in gameplay, unique characters and skill options, fast-paced gameplay and all the blasting MOBA action, Atlas Reactor is one of the best games of this particular genre.
#4 Shadowrun: Hong Kong
Shadowrun: Hong Kong is an amazing Hack and Slash, RPG and Action-Adventure video game by Harebrained Schemes. This game is loaded with superb 3D characters to give massive attraction towards its brilliant game play. The game is set in the era of 2056. You will experience the superb Cyberpunk game play. You have to take the control of the city by going through different combats. The combats in this game are strategic and turn based. You will get different upgrades for improving the skills, abilities and more unique spells to have more epic combats at every stage of the game. Shadowrun: Hong Kong is a great game to play and enjoy. Shadowrun: Hong Kong offers beautiful scenarios and visuals, amazingly addictive gameplay and quite fantastic visuals to enjoy. Do try it out, it’s fun to play and enjoy.
#5 Shadowrun Returns
Shadowrun Returns is a Turn-based Tactical RPG and Sci Fi video game by Harebrained Schemes. The game allows you to choose your character from five different races, such as trolls, orcs, elves, dwarves and humans. You can choose to play as one of the six given classes such as Street Samurai, Decker, Rigger, Mage, Shaman or Physical Adept, or you can play without choosing any class. You can explore the game world by going through the strategic combats while completing different quests. You can customize your character at different stages of the game by getting different upgrades and skills including weapons. You will find different items to use or sell while interacting with the environment. Shadowrun Returns is a superb game to play and enjoy.
#6 Shadowrun: Dragonfall
Shadowrun: Dragonfall is a super engaging Action-Adventure, Cyberpunk-RPG and Hack and Slash video game by Harebrained Schemes. This epic game provides with an amazing strategy based game-play that lets you experience a wonderful mix up of all the above mentioned elements. The game is about the return of the dark magic that unleashed powerful mythical creatures and among them was the one mighty Dragon named as Feuerschwinge who emerged from the mountains of Germany and brought heavy destruction and chaos with it. German Forces kept on fighting off the Feuerschwinge and after four months of heavy fights and destruction they finally shot it down and that was called The Dragonfall. Years later in 2054, Germany becomes the hub of tech and the population is now doubled as the Elves and Trolls have joined the populace, giant corporations have corrupted the Govts. and now Germany is in the control of Flux State after the heavy anarchy and chaos. With a lot of new threats and you as a Shadow Runner, the Flux State hires you to go against the re-surfacing Feuerschwinge, eliminate it and restore the order. Would you accept the challenge? Shadowrun: Dragonfall offers brilliant realistic visauls and sounds, a well-written story and an immersive game-play tho enjoy.
#7 Valkyria Chronicles
Valkyria Chronicles is a fantastic and unique Action, Tactical-RPG and Turn-based Strategy video game. The game takes you to a World War 2 type of Era in Europe where two most powerful and tactically advanced Factions are raging over the Control. Valkyria Chronicles throws you right in the middle of the conflict after your town gets destroyed and tasks you to save what’s left by simply recruiting individuals like yourself and going against the responsible of all the chaos. The game gets more exciting with the wonderful Turn-base combat and RPG elements and lets you pace further under the Command Mode. Your task is to go against the enemies as a team, destroy enemy installations and defensive structures, engage into amazingly chaotic battles and finally eliminate all the enemies. With every mission cleared, you’ll get money and experience points that you can use to buy upgrades and stuff. With a marvelous setting, well-written storyline, great visuals and an addictive game-play, Valkyria Chronicles is a wonderful game to play and enjoy.
#8 Great Big War Game
Great Big War Game is a wonderful Turn-based Strategy and 2D video game that offers almost 50 Military and hardcore battles focused missions and campaigns. With the cross-platform support and multiplayer options, Great Big War Game is one of the best games to play. The games focuses on an ongoing conflict between the Blue Army and Red Army. As the lieutenant Jenkins of Blue Army, your task is to take order from the high command and lead the Blue Army and engage in hardcore Action and thrill filed battles with the Red Army, capture their outposts, basses and assassinate their generals and hoist the flags of Blue Army over their graves. The turn-based game-play allows you to build defensive structures wherever you go, continuously upgrade them in order to make them impenetrable and train more troops, generate resources and buy more weapons and stuff. With 30 amazing troop units, over 70 maps for skirmishes against the enemies, online Cross Platform multiplayer support, great visuals and an immersive game-play, Great Big War Game is a fun game to play and enjoy.
#9 Advance Wars
Advance Wars is a Turn-based Tactical-RPG and Strategy video game from Japanese origins. Developed by Intelligent Systems, the game sets you up into the character of Orange Start Army’s Commanding Officer Andy who leads his army into amazingly hardcore battles in order to defeat the enemy forces. With secondary objectives of seizing the whole cities, rule on their armies and taking possession of the resources, Advance Wars offers amazingly Action-packed game-play a great story to follow and some really nice visuals to enjoy the game. Advance Wars offers some cool sequels to the game such as Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising, Advance Wars: Dual Strike and Advance Wars: Days of Ruin etc. With one main objective of destroying and defeating the enemies, Advance Wars offers 2 main ways to defeat your enemies. One of them is to hunt and defeat everyone on the map and the second is to capture enemy’s headquarters and push them out of it. Advance Wars also offers cool game modes such as Field Training or also known as Tutorial, The Campaign, The War Room, loads of other Multiplayer Modes etc. With an amazing game setting, cool visuals, and a totally immersive and challenging gameplay, Advance Wars is one amazing Strategy and Tactical RPG video game to play and enjoy.
#10 Advance Wars: Dual Strike
Advance Wars: Dual Strike is one of the best games of this specific genre and offers an amazing Action filled gameplay experience. This brilliant game offers unique Tactical-RPG and Strategy oriented game-play in which you act as either Jake or Rachel. As the main protagonist, Advance Wars: Dual Strike lets you be the commander of your forces and go against the recently returned Black Hole Army and its commander Von Bolt. Your task is to go on amazing 28 campaign missions, use your best strategies and tactics against the army of Commander Von Bolt, defeat them and capture their land and eventually grow your reign. Advance Wars: Dual Strike lets you fight on two main fronts, deploy your troops in strategically accurate locations, repel the attacks and charge on enemy forces, use all the available weapons and tactics to overcome the enemy outbreak and enjoy a unique gaming experience. With a number of campaigns, challenging situations, and multiplayer encounters, amazing new characters, well-written story-line and an immersive game-play, Advance Wars: Dual Strike is a brilliant game to play and enjoy.
#11 Wasteland 2
Wasteland 2 is Tactical Action, RPG and Post-Apocalyptic video game set in an alternate history. Wasteland 2 is the first ever Sequel to the 1988’s popular Wasteland video game and it offers more enhanced game mechanics, graphics and core gameplay etc. The game is based on a Nuclear War that started when a cluster of Meteors hit various Nuclear sites. A huge Nuclear war started out that almost totally devastated the world. The day when all this happened, some of the U.S. Army Engineers were working in a desolate Desert deep into the Southwestern region, minutes after the Cataclysmic event they went into hiding in the prison they were setting up for the Death Row prisoners. The Soldiers sought shelter in the prison and when the time was right, they got back up to the surface and started searching for the Survivors, who ever was found, teamed up with them and all of the survivors formed the Desert Rangers, years after the Nuclear Holocaust. Wasteland 2 starts off 15 years after the events of Wasteland and connects the story to its predecessor in a way that it literally feels like the same. Wasteland 2 is a kind of strategic game that allows you to play as anyone of the available characters, Control a total number of seven characters (Three main and 4 NPCs), Explore the game world, face some of the worst ever mutants and nightmarish creatures, fight them off with all the available weapons such as guns, melee weapons and stuff, earn experience points, develop new skills, get health updates, and complete a number of quests, etc. With all the amazingly bashing Combats, hardcore Action and Thrill, Wasteland 2 offers a fantastic Story-driven gameplay, unique characters and fabulous visuals to enjoy. If you haven’t yet played this game, try it out and enjoy all the Post-Apocalyptic fun.
#12 The Banner Saga
The Banner Saga by Stoic is an amazingly engaging Tactical, Strategy, RPG and Free-to-Play MMO video game. The game allows you to get into the role of Viking who is destined to make strategic choices, make allies and travel to unknown distances in order to eliminate an epic new threat that is about to vandalize a whole civilization. You must find the ones who will accompany you in the harshest of conditions and on unforgiving landscape in a world where everything that’s not you, wants to kill you. This wonderful game provides with a Final Fantasy Tactics and game of Throne type game-play in which you can get attached to anyone emotionally in order to make the game more interesting. The Banner Saga provides with unique aesthetics, a well-written story, an action oriented game-play etc.
#13 Fallout: A Post Nuclear Role Playing Game
Fallout: A Post Nuclear Role Playing Game (most commonly known as Fallout) is an RPG (Role Playing Game) open-world single-player video game set in an apocalyptic era in a devastated alternate reality. The game features the protagonist as an inhabitant of a nuclear shelter known as Vault. The player is tasked to find out the water chip to save many people from dying of thrust. The protagonist gets 150 days to find the water chip till the water ends. If he is failed to find out the chip, mutants will attack the vaults and kill everybody.
Because of short options, the protagonist joins the mutant army remaining in disguise, and keeps searching for the water chip. He finally approaches a possible chip location and finds it in the hands of the master. The player must kill the master after long-lasting combat, destroys the whole mutant facility, and returns to the vault. The interesting storyline keeps you tied up to the gaming station for hours.
#14 Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel
Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel is another big name in the Turn-based Tactical-RTS and Action-RPG genres. The game is set in an apocalyptic era in Fallout Universe and focuses on the story of a squad in the fictitious Brotherhood of Steel. The game allows you to be a member of the Squad, go on some amazing missions to annihilate your enemies in tactical and strategy-based battles using the original Fallout Tactics and strategies. Fallout tactics: Brotherhood of Steel offers multiple characters (Humans, Ghouls, Deathclaws, Dogs, Quartermaster, Mechanics, Yeomen, and Medics etc.) to choose between, a lot of NPCs to interact with, amazing campaigns and missions to complete and ultimately enjoy every minute spent on this brilliant game. With amazingly catchy game plot, great story-line and visuals along with a brilliantly immersive game-play, Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel is one of the best Tactical RTS game to play and enjoy.
#15 Fire Emblem: Awakening
Fire Emblem: Awakening is a Single and Multiplayer Tactical RPG video game. Set on the Continent of Archanea, this 13th installment of the Fire Emblem series provides with a similar game-play and mechanics as its predecessors, focuses on tactical combats and allows you to be a soldier of the kingdom of Ylisse, pace under the command of Chrom and defend Ylisse against Risen and the Hostile nation of Plegia. With some of the most epic Combats, Exploration and Quests, Fire Emblem: Awakening is no doubt a wonderful game to play. Fire Emblem: Awakening allows you to use your best strategic skills, and tactics to reform the whole Ylissian army, make new combat strategies and eventually help the Prince win the epic war against all the hostile entities. Fire Emblem: Awakening is packed with great action oriented and turn based game-play, a great story and superb visuals. Try it out and you’ll love it for sure. Fire Emblem: Awakening offers state of the art visuals, an amazing storyline and a typically engaging and quite immersive gameplay.
Wakfu is a great Tactical Turn-based MMORPG video game by Ankama Games set in the time of Dofus. The story kicks off with an Ogre named as Ogrest stealing all six eggs of Dofus and giving them to his Lover who later ditches him. Ogrest killed her in rage and later realized what he’d done. Out of his mind, the Ogrest climbed the Mount Zint and cried for a thousand years. This refers to the time of Wakfu and now your task is to defeat the Ogrest, because Ogrest is now raging upon the citizens of the city. Wakfu allows you to get into a character you like, choose best skills, spells and abilities and go against the Ogrest. This wonderful Fantasy-based RPG allows you to engage yourself in the epic Turn-based Tactical Combat against the worst enemy, gather huge militias and fight for the sake of the people you love. Wakfu features 16 character classes, with a number of abilities, unique elemental spells, and a lot of special actions and tactics. With a wonderful Story, great action-packed and engaging game-play and superbly created 3D sandbox visuals, this game is a piece of art. Do give it a try.
#17 Skulls of the Shogun
Skulls of the Shogun by Microsoft Studios is an amazing Turn-based Strategy and Tactics video game that lets you set up yourself into the character of General Akamoto who gets stabbed to death on the day of becoming a Shogun. In the land of Dead he realizes that he’ll have to wait for centuries in order to go to the afterlife and becomes frustrated. He battles his way to the afterlife only to find out that his killer Lieutenant Karakawa has stolen his identity and is living in the afterlife as General Akamoto. Karakowa teams up with the protectors and a whole new series of battles starts up between the two sides. Your task is to defeat all the demonic forces, reach to the Karakowa and kill him in order to get back your identity and to enter in the afterlife. Skulls of the Shogun provides with a different touch but same mechanics and game-play as all the other games of the similar type and it’ll definitely make you enjoy and entertain yourself to the limits.
#18 Jeanne d’Arc
Jeanne d’Arc or Joan of Arc is a Tcatical-RPG and Action-Advneture video game by Sony Computer Entertainment that sets you up in to the legendary character of Jeanne d’Arc or Joan of Arc. You are allowed to control Joan of Arc and her party of gladiators and warriors, lead them to wars against the Englishmen and their allies on the soil of historical France. Your duty is to fight against the opposing forces, eliminate them by the use of melee weapons and techniques and liberate the people of France form an unlawful and brutal reign of Englishmen and the allies. Jeanne d’Arc features a great turn-based game-play, cool storylines, great visual details and a lot to catch up. Jeanne d’Arc is one of the best Action, tactical RPG and Fantasy video games to play and enjoy. Try it out and you’ll like it for sure.
#19 Dead State: Reanimated
Dead State: Reanimated is a narrative driven, Indie, survival RPG and Strategic video game by Doublebear productions. The game is set in central Texas on the collapse of civilization and the dawn of the undead apocalypse. You have to explore the game world by going through very serious turn based tactical combat system for the hunt of food and shelter to survive. You have to protect your shelter at any cost in order to survive and to explore the game world with outstanding game play. You will experience different characters in the game like Medic, Sniper, Grenadier, Guard and much more, that will make very challenging fights to deal with. You will experience melee combats along with bow and arrow fight with additional shooting element to enjoy the brilliant game play. Dead State: Reanimated is a superb game with enhanced graphics to have fun with amazing game play.
#20 Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions
Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions is a great Tactical-RPG from Square Enix and provides with a similar game-play experience to its predecessors. The game focuses on an ongoing conflict known as The War of the Lions between the kingdom of Ivalice and Ordalia. The Death of Ivalician Monarch, King Ondoria leaves the Prince Orinus in charge but he is an infant so a poll occurs between the Duke Larg and Duke Goltanna, Duke Goltanna gets elected as the king Regent and an internal conflict starts up between the two sides. Final Fantasy Tactics: The War lets you be on a side of your choice and act accordingly by engaging yourself into the political matters, class warfare, murders, and a number of quests throughout the game. Being a loyalist and a warrior, political advisor, etc. at the same time makes this game a bit more complex but quite engaging and addictive as well. With a wonderful setting, great visuals, a well-written storyline and an immersive game-play, Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions is a great Tactical and RPG game to play and enjoy.
#21 Divinity: Original Sin
Divinity: Original Sin is a marvelous Single-Player, Action-Adventure and a Cooperative Fantasy RPG video game by Larian Studios. The game lets you be a pair (Cooperative) of two Source Hunters who are basically the members of a faction that is destined to eliminate dangerous magic named The Source that with the help of The Sorcerers is swallowing up the realm on a very high pace. Your task is to gather up your party of individuals like you and go on to the most epic quests and adventures to hunt down the Sorcerers and finally eradicate the Dark magic The Source. To achieve the goals, you must get into the brutal combats, explore an open world, join your friends in a Co-Op multiplayer game-play and enjoy this cool game to the limits. With wonderfully created mechanics, enhanced graphics, unique character customization options, regular upgrades and a huge pile of DLC (Downloadable Content), Divinity: Original Sin is a wonder.
#22 Expeditions: Conquistador
Expeditions: Conquistador is an epic Indie, Action-Adventure, MMO, Strategy and RPG video game by Logic Artists that takes you to an amazing era of 16th century and the Spanish explorers who reached the shores of America with the soldiers in search of gold, fame and adventures. This epic game will take you directly to the wilderness of where you’ll have to face Hunger, Harshest territorial difficulties, disease and dangerous creatures that you have never seen before. On this once home of the Aztec Empire, you’ll have to settle down, build structures, train armies, make diplomatic relations to the neighboring settlements and conquer the world that is still vacant and is filled with the epic loot. Expeditions: Conquistador lets you go against the native savages, kill them, loot their resources, go on epic quests to find the unimaginable goods, engage in battles with the natives and lay the bases of your superiority and your rule. Expeditions: Conquistador is an amazing MMO-RTS video game to play and enjoy.
#23 Battle World: Kronos
Battle World: kronos is an MMO and Turn-Based Real time Strategy and a war-based video game that lands you into a militaristic setting. The game allows you to engage yourself into campaigns, skirmishes and wars against your enemies from the Yerla Faction. You get to control your own troop units, train them and use the most sophisticated weaponry against your enemies. Battle World: kronos lets you explore the game world, assault your enemies using transporting vehicles, Air Support and via troops, seize their properties and loot their resources etc. You can play the game online with your friends in multiplayer gaming mode and make alliances to defeat your enemy with the greatest force, tactical advantage and might. Battle World: kronos is a great strategy and war based MMO video game to play and enjoy. try it out if you haven’t yet and enjoy the ultimate fun.
#24 Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars is a great Open World, Third-person Tactical-RPG and Co-Op Shooter video game. With a similar game-play and mechanics, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars allows the player to be the Commander of the Ghosts and stop the Russian Ultranationalist Yuri Treskayev from seizing the power and Control. The game covers areas from Kazakhstan to Ukraine and to the lands of Siberia and tasks you to find and destroy a weapon named Dead Hand that can totally change the flow of power and supremacy. You must also destroy all the facilities where Treskayev is building drones to prevent an unstoppable era of machines from being started. You along with your team must find resources, buy more weapons and engage into the epic combats to defeat the enemy. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars offers a wonderful game-play, mechanics and other elements. Try it out for a brilliant, action-packed and blasting game-play and enjoy the ultimate fun.
#25 Radiant Historia
Radiant Historia is Nintendo DS specific Fantasy-based RPG and Turn-based Strategy video game (Similar to Advance Wars series games) that offers great Time Travel elements as a plus with the core game-play. Built by the top game developer, Atlus, Radiant Historia is set on the land of Vanqueur, once prosperous and powerful empire that destroyed itself by the use of an unstable energy named as Flux. The game allows you to be the ultimate savior by simply taking responsibility of two mysterious children who are the key to reverse everything that happened to the world of Vanqueur. The game tasks you to Travel in Time backwards and stop the Cataclysmic event from happening that destroyed everything. During the jumps to Parallel universes, you’ll have to encounter the enemies in order to eliminate them (3×3 battles), engage into epic combats with bosses and finally alter the history in order to save Vanqueur from the ultimate destruction. With amazing Time Traveling elements, amazing RPG experience, fantasy-based game environment and setting, epic combats and massive character development options, Radiant Historia offers great visuals, well-written storyline and an immersive game-play.
#26 Massive Chalice
Massive Chalice is an Action, Adventure and Turn-based Tactical RPG and Strategy video game by Double Fine Productions. The game takes place on an Epic timeline and lets you be an Immortal Ruler who is destined to lead massive armies of heroes, forge epic matrimonial events to strengthen up the Bloodlines and fight against a 300 years old mystic enemy named as Cadence. With all the strategic elements, Epic battles against the enemies, great heroes and a wonderful medieval era setting, Unique Turn based combats, great weaponry, and Tactics, Massive Chalice takes you to a totally different and one of its kind gaming experience. Massive Chalice offers a truly very well-written storyline, brilliant visuals, loads of fantastic upgrades, DLC and an immersive game-play to enjoy. Try it out for a brilliant Action, Strtegy and Tactical RPG experience and enjoy all the fun.
#27 Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor is a part of a widely popular game series and offers a brilliant mix-up of Action-RPG, Tactical Strategy and Turn-based elements. The game offers multiple endings and multiple paths to choose and enjoy the game to the fullest. Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor takes you to the Modern day Tokyo where it sets you up into the character of a teenage boy who along with his friends is caught in a heavy conflict between the humans and Demons. You can choose sides and once you have chosen the side, you can act as a leader who is determined to devastate the opposing forces by the use of his tactical and strategic approach. You can lead your squad all the way to enemy installations, destroy or capture them, push the devils out of the populated areas and defeat them with all the courage you muster. Sword-based fighting, exploration and interaction with objects plus the online players and AIs makes this cool game even more thrilling. With a wonderful story, brilliant setting and an immersive game-play, Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor is one of the best games to play and enjoy.
#28 Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 is a wonderful Adventure based Tactical RPG and Strategy video game by Atlus. The game is set in Japan and features a group of students who make a pact to summon demons and fight against the mystic creatures devastating the country. Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 lets you be one of the students and control a demon named Tamer and lead your friends, fight against the evil forces and free Japan from their wrath. With amazing game-play, a well-written story, lot of upgrades, cool visuals and a unique combat system, Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 is a brilliant game to play and enjoy. Try it out and you’ll love it.
#29 XCOM 2
XCOM 2 is a brand new Military Theme, Turn-based, Tactical Real Time Strategy and MMO video game by the popular Firaxis games. XCom 2 is the direct sequel to the 2012’s insanely popular XCom: Enemy Unknown and offers a similar gaming experience with enhanced mechanics and loads of new upgrades and perks. According to the story of the game, The aliens invaded again and this time the invasion was so strong and devastating that it sent the humanity in despair. The seized control over the major facilities and defeated the XCOM and surrendered with the Key operatives hiding in places nobody could know about. Alien’s Puppet ADVENT Administration prevailed, and Years later XCOM became a small resistance and started a new oppressive against the Aliens. This is where you get into the play as a Commander and the story takes another turn that writes the fate of Humanity. Now you must blow the soul back into XCOM and let the Aliens know about What XCOM is capable of. XCOM 2 is set in the future in the year 2035, after the events of XCOM: Enemy Unknown and allows you to get in the role of the Commander of an eponymous Tactical and Military Organization named as XCOM. XCOM 2 tasks you to take Charge of the New XCOM base named as Avenger, gather and train your forces and send them on a number of challenging missions in order to oppose the Alien enemies who have occupied a large area of the game world after the Invasion and are engulfing the world slowly but steadily. You must think strategically, deploy your forces on key spots, build new research and technological facilities, find and team up with Central Officer Bradford and launch a massive attack on Alien bases, gather up the resources such as Elerium Core, get Dr. Richard Tygan rescued and defeat the Aliens once and for all. XCOM 2 offers enhanced game mechanics, brilliant visuals, and a totally immersive gameplay along with all the brilliance it can offer. Do give it a go.
#30 UFO: Afterlight
UFO: Afterlight is a Turn-based Strategy Real-Time Tactics and video game. The game is set on Planet Mars and takes you on an amazing journey to save the remaining humanity. The humans were left with no choice but to leave after the deadly invasion and worldwide destruction by the Wargots and Starghosts. Your task is to simply to assist the Laputans who are fighting on earth in order to eliminate the enemies. In order to liberate the Humanity from the fears of alien races, you must act as the main command, use your collaborative strategic and tactical approach to eliminate the enemies and eventually bring back the humanity to their original home. With amazing Turn-based Strategic, Tactical and RPG aesthetics, UFO: Afterlight is a wonderful game to play and enjoy.
#31 Baldur’s Gate
Baldur’s Gate is a Free-to-Play Fantasy-based Action-RPG video game developed by BioWare. The game takes place in the Forgotten Realms and offers an adventurous landscape. Baldur’s Gate allows you to explore the game world with a bunch of character selection and development options. Choose your party members, interact with NPCs and other online players, go on epic quests and defeat the enemies to earn experience points and upgrades and enjoy having an awesome gaming experience.
It provides a brilliant game setting, fantastic game mechanics, a well-organized game story, and engaging gameplay. Baldur’s Gate is one of the most amazing creations of BioWare that offers a true Dungeons and Dragons inspired gameplay and loads of other characteristics. Do try it out for an amazing Action-RPG and Fantasy-based experience.
#32 Baldur’s Gate 2: Enhanced Edition
Baldur’s Gate 2: Enhanced Edition is an amazing inclusion to the Dungeons and Dragons series. This remake of Baldur’s Gate II: Shadow of Amn is super fantastic Action-Adventure, RPG and Hack and Slash video game that takes you to an amazing setting of Frogotten Realms and lands you in the continent of Faerun. Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition lets you be any one of the given characters (Neera The Wild Mage, Dorn II-Khan The Blackguard, Rasaad The Monk etc.) and lets you fight against a Wizard named as Irenicus who kidnaps, imprisons and tortures you to strip you off of your unique powers. Your task in the game is to be resistant to all the evil forces, get up and unleash the Hero inside yourself and destroy all the ultimate dark powers to defeat the Evil Wizard. You must go to the limits of destruction if you have to, if the destruction swallows up the realms, let it be. Baldur’s Gate 2: Enhanced Edition offers a fantastic Story, realistic and enhanced visuals, sounds and mechanics along with a very immersive game-play.
#33 Dragon Age: Origins
Dragon Age: Origins is an amazing Action-RPG game by BioWare. The game allows you to enjoy melee combat system with Hack and Slash elements. You can explore the stunning game world by going through different quests. You have to save the world from the disastrous event, called as the Blight. You can communicate with the NPCs and make a team of different players. Your companions are controlled by AI to assist you in multiple combats. You have to fight against different types of enemies such as ghosts, giant spiders, darkspawn, walking trees, and dragons. You have to save the world by fighting against these evil forces. You can test your skills and abilities by fighting against the ancient dragon awakened by the Darkspawn. You can choose your character from the six given classes, each class has different fighting tactics having different weapons and different skills. You have to make your character strong and powerful to deal with most horrible battles against your enemies. Dragon Age: Origins is an exciting and engaging game to play with enhanced visuals.
#34 Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura
Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura is an Action, RPG, Strategical, and Single-player video game by Troika Games and published by Sierra On-Line. All through the game, the player plays his role as a survivor whose main aim is to compete against enemies and their evil gadgets to complete the quests in different ways. The game can be viewed from an isometric perspective and with plenty of materials; it also offers a big opportunity to craft a variety of items.
Moreover, the player comes to experience three combat modes such as real-time, turn-based, and advanced turn-based mode. Similarly, the player’s combat capabilities can be enhanced, and attacks can be performed automatically by clicking on a targeted enemy standing in the range of the attack. Furthermore, the player can improve his skills by gaining experience through completing quests or defeating opponents in combat. Every time the player moves from one level to another, he has to spend one character point or social skill.
#35 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.
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.
#37 Neon Shadow
Neon Shadow is a wonderful shooting video game with similarities to the popular Shadowgun and it provides with a game-play similar to the popular Doom too. The game tasks you to go to a run-down weapons facility and investigate about it. You must go to the factory premises, kill all the dangerous AIs and save the people stranded in the facility. You must use your great stealth tactics to counter attack the enemy and enjoy competing in a totally Sci-Fi environment. Neon Shadow offers multiplayer gaming mode along with super awesome visuals, an amazingly Action-packed and hardcore combat oriented gameplay and a great storyline to follow. Play it out and you’ll definitely be blown away by the level of details and an amazing old school setting of the game. Neon Shadow is a great source of entertainment for all those who love playing games with Sci-Fi and Shooting elements.
#38 N.O.V.A 3
N.O.V.A 3 or Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance 3 developed and published by Gameloft is another superbly created game like Deus Ex: The Fall. The game covers Action-Adventure, Sci-Fi and First Person Shooter categories and is available to play on Android, iOS, BlackBerry PlayBook, BlackBerry 10 and Windows Phone 8. The game kicks off with a distress call to Commander Kal Wardin from Yelena (AI) on Earth. Commander Kal Wardin crash lands on earth in the area of San Francisco and meets up with Sergeant Becker. Upon reaching to N.O.V.A Squad, he finds out that the N.O.V.A has stolen the Judger’s Artifact the only thing that can transform earth to its oldest habitable form. Commander Kal vows to get back the artifact and returns back to base in space. After the necessary preparations, sets out in search of the Judgers and finds them in a distant quadrant, engages in a hardcore and destructive battle and finally acquires back the Judgers Artifact. N.O.V.A 3 presents a hardcore action game-play along with a superbly written and acted upon storyline. Because of the Sci-Fi nature of the game, you’ll surely enjoy what this game has to offer you.
#39 Jagged Alliance 2
Jagged Alliance 2 is a Turn-based, Tactical, Role-playing and Single-player video game developed by Sir-Tech and published by TalonSoft. It is the 3rd entry in the series of Jagged Alliance and offers the similar gameplay to its earlier games. The game takes place in the fictional country known as Arulco which has under the ruled of a monarch Deidranna. It lets the player control a team of the mercenaries and with the help of citizens. The main goal is to lead a team, fight against enemies using weapons and send the hired team in dangerous missions to conquer other areas of the country. Explore the game world, unearth its secrets and complete a series of challenging missions. The player controls mercenaries who runs, shoots, talks and more. It includes a massive variety of weapons, items, armor, and other equipment for the player use. Jagged Alliance 2 includes core features such as Create your own Team, more than 150 Characters, Recruit teams, 230 new Sectors and more. Try it out, and you’ll enjoy it.
#40 Warhammer: Mark of Chaos
Warhammer: Mark of Chaos is a Real-time Tactics, Single and Multiplayer game and takes place in the fictional Universe of Warhammer. The game revolves around armies’ battles, base-building and resources management. To get into the game world, the player has to select his nation, recruit his army and train them to fight against other factions and defend his units. Start the game with a little land and expand it further and further by upgrading units and buildings. The ultimate task is to fight against other factions and defeat them by destroying their bases, and members. The player can play as a solo in single-player mode or compete against over four players in multiplayer mode. The game unlocks other buildings, factions, and units as the player progress. He can use different classic weapons throughout the game and take down his enemies by commanding his armies. Warhammer: Mark of Chaos offers key features such as Tactics, RTS Elements, Building, Combat, challenging Tasks and more. Try it out, and it’ll entertain you.
#41 Front Wars
Front Wars is a Turn-based, Strategy, Single and Multiplayer video game by Homemade Games. The game offers an exciting gameplay where you have to select your nation and fight against other nations. It takes place in WWII and lets you compete against your friends on Facebook. It offers massive maps consists of two armies, and the ultimate task is to create units and buildings and expand it further and further. The game has a set of levels, and each level is challenging as compared to last one. You can defeat your enemies by destroying their units or capturing their headquarters. The game rewards you with experience points that you can use to unlock powerful units, upgrades and more. Front Wars offers core features such as over Twenty-Six Missions, Fifteen different Units (Ships, Planes, Tanks, etc.), Three different Level Types, Multiplayer and more. Try it out.
XCOM is a Series Multi-genre video games and offers a versatility throughout the series. Strategy, RTS, turn-based tactics, Real-time Tactics, Simulations, Construction and Management, Military and War gaming, Space Flight, FPS, Third-person Shooting, Action, RPG, etc. are all the genres in which XCom offers games. XCom series was originally started back in 1994 by a company known as MicroProse. MicroProse published in total six games with two of them cancelled. The series rocked the markets but soon it lost the business until the series was rebooted in 2005 by 2K Games. The Series once again started with a mega hit XCOM: Enemy Unknown and broke all the previous records. With critically acclaim and commercial success, the company launched an Expansion pack named as XCOM: Enemy Within, back in 2013 and another title XCOM 2 in 2016. From the very beginning to the latest release of the series, XCOM has maintained the standard and the quality of content and is one of the most favorite series of games throughout the world. Players who typically love playing games with Sci-Fi and Action elements, can play the games in the series and enjoy.
#43 Men of War: Assault Squad
Men of War: Assault Squad is a Real-time Tactics, Strategy, Military-based, Single and Multiplayer video game created by Digitalmindsoft. The game takes place in the WWII-themed world, and it is an expansion pack for Men of War video game. There are five different nations such as Germany, Japan, Russia, USA, etc. and you’re able to choose one of them, lead your army into battle, and fight against other factions to defend your bases. Use different weapons and abilities to defeat your enemies and earn experience points. The game uses isometric view and includes a variety of vehicles like Tank, and a set of weapons such as Machinegun, rifles, rocket launcher, etc. Explore the environment, make your strategy and attack enemies to take down them. Defend your bases and progress through the game to unlock further content in the game world. Men of War: Assault Squad includes core features such as various Historical Settings, Unique Units, different Locations, Multiplayer Maps, Enhance mechanics, impressive Gameplay, Smooth Controls, etc. Men of War: Assault Squad is the best game as compared to other Real-time Tactics, and Strategy games.
#44 King’s Bounty: Legions
King’s Bounty: Legions is an Awesome, Action, Turn-based, Massively Multiplayer Online, Role-playing, and Strategy video game developed and published by Nival. The game provides you with the combination of various genres such as Tower-defense, Combat, and Strategy and lets you engage yourself in exploration experience. The game takes place in the fantasy world and allows you assume the role of the King, who must protect his Kingdom against demons, monsters, and other Kingdoms. The game lets you build your base, train and recruit your armies, and use them against vicious enemies and other online players around the world. In the game, you can control the party of more than five unit groups, each group having several hundred units such as Druids, Black Unicorns, Pirates, Dark Griffins, etc. You can join other player guilds or can create your own to play the game together to fight against vicious enemies. You must build and defend your Kingdoms and earn cash by the trading of resources and win epic battles against other players. You can interact with other online players, make new friends, and chat with them. The game includes most prominent features such as 3D Graphics, Several Locations, Choose the Strongest Soldier, PvP arena battle, and much more. With the best mechanics, excellent visual details, addictive gameplay, King’s Bounty: Legions is one of the best game as compared to other MMORPG and Strategy games. Try it out.
#45 Jagged Alliance: Back in Action: Shades of Red
Jagged Alliance: Back in Action: Shades of Red is a Downloadable Content Pack of the original game developed by Coreplay GmbH and published THQ Nordic. It is a mix of Role-playing, Strategy and Single-player Simulation and the story revolves around the protagonist. According to the story, the terrorist known as Ante Silevic has stolen an atomic weapon and invited the leaders of all countries in Eastern Europe. Only three mercenaries are the hope to defend the world against terrorism and chaos such as Ivan Dolvic, Cynthia and Kyle Shadow. This DLC pack introduces a variety of action-packed missions and over 1-hour of additional play time. Select your character and dive into the world where you have to control a character and fight against terrorist to protect the world from devastation. Use different weapons and slaughter terrorist to earn experience points. Navigate the environment from a top-down perspective and immerse yourself in shooting experience. With wonderful mechanics, addictive gameplay, and superb graphics, Jagged Alliance: Back in Action: Shades of Red is the best game to play and enjoy.
#46 Wasteland 2: Director’s Cut
Wasteland 2: Director’s Cut is a mix of Strategy, Turn-based, Post-apocalyptic, and Role-playing elements developed and published by inXile Entertainment. The game supports Single-player mode and the sequel to the original Role-playing game. It introduces two different factions such as the United States and Soviet Union and the game takes place in the historical world and focuses on a nuclear war. Your ultimate task is to select your faction and choose your character to get into the world where you have to fulfill a variety of missions to earn experience points. Through customization features, you can change the appearance of your character using a variety of combinations and can use over 150 weapons to take down enemies. Navigate the open environment from isometric view and command your team to progress through the game. Wasteland 2: Director’s Cut includes prominent features such as Precious Strikes, Quirks and Perks, Decision Making Gameplay, Customization, and more. Wasteland 2: Director’s Cut is the wonderful game as compared to other games of same genres.
#47 Heroes of Might and Magic V
Heroes of Might and Magic V is a role-playing, turn-based, single, and multiplayer video game published by Ubisoft and developed by Nival Interactive. Like other games in the series, you can take on the role of the commander with magical powers, and your ultimate task is to offer your services for a specific faction, creating an army from different settlements. Navigate the environment to learn new skills, upgrade your character, gain experience points, and create several abilities. Each character has two types of skills as regular and racing.
The game has six different factions: Dungeon, Necropolis, Inferno, Sylvan, Haven, and more. Engage yourself in turn-based combat experience and defeat your opponent team to become the master. As the game proceeds, it becomes challenging. After defeating the minions, you have to fight against the boss and defeat him to clear the level. It is the best game to play and enjoy with superb mechanics, addictive gameplay, and brilliant visuals.
Brigandine is a Tactical Role-playing, Single and Multiplayer video game developed by Hearty Robin and published by Atlus. The game takes place in the fictional world and includes different nations such as New Aklmekia, Caerleon, Norgard, Iscalio, Leonia and more. You can select one of them to get into the world where you ultimate task is to lead your troops, defend your nations and conquer the nations to take over the world. It has two different modes such as Battle mode and Preparation mode. Each nation offers a set of castles and troops and controlled by a human leader known as Rune Knight. You must conquer the entire world by attacking the castles with troops and gain experience points. Defend your castle against enemy attack and survive as long as possible to dominate the playfield. It has a variety of levels and each level of challenging gameplay. Prove yourself as the best commander and rank-up your level throughout the game to become the master. The game looks easy but hard to play. Brigandine offers prominent features, exciting gameplay, and brilliant mechanics. Try it out, if you loved playing Tactical Role-playing games.
#49 Luminous Arc
Luminous Arc is a Tactical Role-playing, Online, Single and Multiplayer video game developed by Imageepoch and published by Atlus. The game takes place in the fantasy world and uses isometric perspective to navigate the environment. It includes a variety of characters and lets you select one of them to get into the game world where you have to fight against other online players or AI-controlled characters to show off your fighting abilities. Participate in turn-based combat and make your action to increase the meter of flash. You can use Flashpoints to perform strong attack known as Flash Drives and damage the enemy enough to win the match. Each character in the game offers its unique abilities and a set of weapons that can be used to dominate the match. It has a set of levels, and the game becomes challenging as you advanced. Earn points and use them to unlock special skills, upgrades, weapons and more. Try it out, and you’ll enjoy.
#50 Master of Magic
Master of Magic combines the elements of Turn-based Strategy, 4X, and Fantasy-based developed by Simtex and published by MicroProse. The game supports Single-player mode and it is the first game in the series of Master of Magic released in 1994. The player assumes the role of the wizard, who is trying to conquer two linked worlds. In the beginning, the player starts off from a small settlement with a task to turn it into a massive city. The player needs to manage resources, recruit armies, build cities, discover new technologies and expand his empire by conquering the world. It offers procedurally generated worlds where the game takes place, each with its unique land size, strength of magic, and difficulty. The player can customize the spell choices, skills and the appearance of the character. There are fourteen different races available and the player can pick one of them to start the game. He can take part in turn-based combat and fight against enemies, after defeating the player can loot their resources and take over their land to expand his Empire. It offers the similar gameplay to Civilization and uses isometric perspective to navigate the world. Master of Magic offers prominent features such as lots of Levels, challenging Objectives, different Worlds, City-Building elements and more. Try it out, and you’ll enjoy it.