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15 of the Best Strategy Games and Compare Prices

Updated on July 2021

 

You want to play a Strategy Games, but don’t know which one to choose? 

Luckily Allkeyshop is here to help you with this top 15 of the best Strategy Games!

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What are the Top 15 Strategy Games 2021?


 

1. Total War: WARHAMMER II

   

The Warhammer world comes to life in a breath-taking campaign of exploration, expansion, and conquest. Level up your Lords and Heroes, and arm them with mythical weapons and armor. Play as one of eight Legendary Lords and any of the four races, each offering a unique playstyle, campaign mechanics, armies, monsters, and army abilities.

 

Total War: WARHAMMER II System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7 (64 bits)
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo 3.0 GHz
  • RAM: 5 GB
  • HDD: 60 GB
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 460, AMD Radeon HD 5770, Intel HD4000
  • OS: Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 (64 bits)
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-4570 3.20 GHz
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • HDD: 60 GB
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 770, AMD Radeon R9 290X
   
 

2. Sid Meier’s Civilization VI

 

PS4 / Xbox One / Switch

 

Expand your empire and advance your culture in the latest game from the Sid Meier franchise. Choose one of twenty historical leaders, including Roosevelt and Victoria, and expand across the map. Unlock boosts, explore and develop your environment, discover new cultures, build alliances, and combine units to destroy your foes.

 

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7 (64 bits)
  • CPU: Intel Core i3 2.5 Ghz , AMD Phenom II 4.0 Ghz
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • HDD: 12 GB
  • GPU: AMD 5570, Nvidia 450
  • DirectX: 11
  • OS: Windows 7 / 8.1 / 10 (64 bits)
  • CPU: Intel Core i5 2.5 Ghz , AMD FX8350 4.0 Ghz
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • HDD: 12 GB
  • GPU: AMD 7970, NVidia 770
  • DirectX: 11
 
 

3. Rainbow Six Seige

 

PS5 / PS4 / Xbox One / Xbox Series X

 

Compete in intense team-based, close-quarters combat situations. The game is constantly evolving, with new operators, gadgets, and tactics consistently being added and updated. You will barricade walls, breach entry points, lay traps, and work with your team.

 

Rainbow Six Seige System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7 / 8.1 / 10 (64 bits)
  • CPU: Intel Core i3 560 3.3 GHz, AMD Phenom II X4 945 3.0 GHz
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • HDD: 61 GB
  • GPU: NVIDIA GTX 460, AMD Radeon HD 5870
  • DirectX: 9.0C
  • OS: Windows 7 SP1 / 8.1 / 10 (64 bits)
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3 Ghz, AMD FX-8120 3.1 Ghz
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • HDD: 61 GB
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 / GTX 760 / GTX 960, AMD Radeon HD 7970 / R9 280x / R9 380 / Fury X
  • DirectX: 9.0c
 
 

4. Cities: Skylines

 

 PS4 / Xbox One / Switch

 

Build the city the people deserve in this open-ended city-building simulator from Finnish game developers, Colossal Order. Balance essential requirements such as education, water. electricity, police, fire fighting, healthcare and much more along with your city’s real economy system. Build or improve on existing maps and share them on the Steam Workshop.

 

Cities: Skylines System Requirements

  • OS: Windows Vista  / 7 / 8 / 8.1 (64 bit)
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo 3.0Ghz, AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+3.2Ghz
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • HDD: 4 GB
  • GPU: AMD Radeon HD 7870 , NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660
  • DirectX: 9.0
  • OS: Windows 7 / 8.1 (64 bit)
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.20 Ghz,  AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+3.5Ghz
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • HDD: 4 GB
  • GPU: AMD Radeon HD 7870 , NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660
  • DirectX: 11
 
 

5. RimWorld

   

Generate your own story in this sci-fi colony simulator that allows you to discover a newly generated world every time you play. Watch your colonists develop and break relationships with relatives, lovers, and spouses. Craft structures, weapons, and apparel from metal, wood, stone, cloth, and futuristic materials. Fight pirates, tribes, mad animals, giant insects, and ancient killing machines.

 

RimWorld System Requirements

  • OS: Windows XP
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • HDD: 500 MB
  • GPU: Intel HD Graphics 3000
 
 

6. Stellaris

 

 PS4 / Xbox One / Xbox Series X

 

Take control of a species in its early stages of interstellar space exploration in the year 2200 before building them up to be the species of the stars. The game has thousands of randomly generated planet types, galaxies, quests and monsters to discover. Defend or attack with fully customizable war fleets, where adaptation is the key to victory.

 

Stellaris System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad 9400 2.99 Ghz, AMD Athlon II X4 640 3.0 Ghz
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • HDD: 4 GB
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce X 460, AMD HD 5770
  • DirectX: 9
  • OS: Windows 7
  • CPU: Intel Core Duo 2 Ghz
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • HDD: 4 GB
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 560TI, AMD HD 6850
  • DirectX: 9
 
 

7. Planet Zoo

 

Build a world for wildlife and the zoo of your dreams in the ultimate zoo simulator from the creators of Planet Coaster. The game is the spiritual successor to 2001’s Zoo Tycoon, also developed by Frontier Developments. Planet Zoo has more than 80 different species of animals that can be adopted and cared for by players, including the Aardvark, Arctic Wolf, Giant Panda, Indian Elephant, Reindeer, and Siberian Tiger. There are more than 30 buildings in the game to keep guests and animals happy, such as research centers, food, and drink stalls, staff facilities, and toilets.

 

Planet Zoo System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7 SP1 / 8.1 / 10 (64 bits)
  • CPU: Intel i5-2500, AMD FX-6350
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • HDD: 16 GB
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 (2GB), AMD Radeon R9 270X (2GB)
  • OS: Windows 10 (64 bits)
  • CPU: Intel i7-4770k, AMD Ryzen 5 1600
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • HDD: 16 GB
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB), AMD Radeon RX 580 (8GB)
 
 

8. Crusader Kings III

 

Xbox One

 

The best-selling grand strategy series returns with more features, new units, improved mechanics, and more choices. Expand your royal house across the world through India, Africa, and the Arctic. Create your religion, develop your military strategy, and manage your kingdom as you instill fear into your subjects. Recruit knights, hire mercenaries, and ransom prisoners for income and experience the Middle Ages like never before.

 

Crusader Kings III System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 8.1 / 10 (64 bits)
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-750 / Core i3-2120, AMD Phenom II X6 1055T
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • HDD: 8 GB
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460, AMD Radeon R7 260X / Radeon HD 6970, Intel Iris Pro 580
  • OS: Windows 10
  • CPU: Intel Core i5- 4670K, AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • HDD: 8 GB
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650
 
 

9. Football Manager 2021

Xbox One / Xbox Series X / Switch

 

The best football management simulator returns for another year with improved stats, match engine, and all-new ways to interact with the board, fans, press, and players. Take control of one of the 2,500 clubs available from 50 nations, or create your own as you guide your team to glory. Create tactics, scout for players and staff, make requests of the board, talk to your players, lead team talks, and watch matches unfold in 3D or 2D.

 

Football Manager 2021 System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 (64 bits)
  • CPU: Intel Core 2, AMD Athlon 64 1.8 GHz
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • HDD: 7 GB
  • GPU: Intel GMA X4500, NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT, AMD/ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650 – 256MB VRAM
  • DirectX: 11
 
 

10. AGE OF EMPIRES II: DEFINITIVE EDITION

   

Play one of the most popular strategy games ever, now fully remastered with all of the original campaigns and expansions. Choose between three AIs, the original, updated HD Edition, or the newer AI developed for the Definitive Edition. The game features more than 200 hours of gameplay and 1,000 years of human history.

 

AGE OF EMPIRES II: DEFINITIVE EDITION System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10 (64 bits)
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo, AMD Athlon 64×2 5600+
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • HDD: 30 GB
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GT 420, ATI Radeon HD 6850, Intel HD Graphics 3000
  • DirectX: 11
  • OS: Windows 10 (64 bits)
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • HDD: 30 GB
  • GPU: NVIDIA GTX 650, AMD HD 5850
  • DirectX: 11
 
 

11.Bloons TD 6

   

Jump into a colorful and massive 3D tower defense game that promises endless hours of strategy fun. Craft and perfect your defense across 37 original maps, with vibrant new monkey animations and upgrade skins. There are now 21 powerful monkey towers, each with three upgrade paths and over 100 meta-upgrades that buff monkey towers or monkey groups. Play anywhere with a single-player offline mode or play co-op in new modes that are added to the difficulties such as Restricted Monkeys, Double Health and the Brutal CHIMPS rules.

 

Bloons TD 6 System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7 (64 bits)
  • RAM: 4096 MB
  • HDD: 2048 MB
  • OS: Windows 10 (64 bits)
  • RAM: 8192 MB
  • HDD: 4096 MB
 
 

12. Transport Fever

 

Open up your world in the newest gold standard of transport simulation games, building your transport routes through land, water and air. The game features over 200 realistic modeled vehicles, three landscapes, more than ten economic chains, countless residential, commercial and industrial buildings, modular train, bus and truck stations, and over 50 challenging achievements in free play mode. Play through challenges dating from 1850 to the present day, challenge yourself in free play, and create your own challenges with editable and paintable terrain. Free your creativity and build your transport empire.

 

Transport Fever System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7 / 8 / 10 (64 bits)
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-2300, AMD FX-4300
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560, AMD Radeon HD 7850
 
 

13. Hearts of Iron IV

 

Take command of any nation in World War 2 and lead that nation to victory in the most engaging conflict in history. Experience total strategic war, winning over land, air, and sea. Use diplomacy, engage in trade for resources or battle your way to victory in snow, mud, and storms. Download mods to rebalance the game, change the era, improve AI, improve historical accuracy, and play the game in real-time.

 

Hearts of Iron IV System Requirements

  • OS: Windows Vista (64 bits)
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad 9400 2.66 Ghz, AMD Athlon II X4 640 3.0 Ghz
  • Memory: 2 GB
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 460, AMD HD 5770
  • Storage: 2 GB
  • DirectX: 9
  • OS: Windows 7 (64 bits), 8
  • Processor: Intel i3 2100 3.1 Ghz, AMD Phenom II X4 850 3.3 Ghz
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 560TI, AMD HD 6850
  • Storage: 2 GB
  • DirectX: 9
 
 

14. Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord

 

Create and develop your character the way you want to, then explore, raid and conquer your way across a continent in this open-world medieval strategy. Enjoy an incredible single-player campaign or test your multiplayer skills in breathtaking battles that feature skill-based directional medieval combat.

 

Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7 (64 bits)
  • CPU: Intel Core i3-8100, AMD Ryzen 3 1200
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • HDD: 60 GB
  • GPU: Intel UHD Graphics 630, Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 2GB, AMD Radeon HD 7850 2GB
  • OS: Windows 10 (64 bits)
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-9600K, AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • HDD: 60 GB
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 3GB, AMD Radeon RX 580
 
 

15. Satisfactory

   

Destroy nature and build the factory you have always wanted to in a unique first-person open-world. Expand, build, and optimize alone or with friends. Explore the massive alien world, search for materials, and gather valuable resources. Battle the local wildlife, and use vehicles, jump pads, factory carts, jetpacks, and hypertubes to reach your potential.

 

Satisfactory System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7 (64 bits)
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-3570k 3.4 GHz
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • HDD: 20 GB
  • GPU: GeForce GTX 760
   

What is a Strategy Game?

A strategy video game focuses on tactical and strategic challenges and requires a high-level of planning and execution to accomplish victory.

You can break strategy games down into the following sub-genres:

  • Real-time strategy (RTS)
  • Real-time tactics (RTT)
  • Turn-based strategy (TBS)
  • Turn-based tactics (TBT)

Real-time strategy games happen in real-time with all the decisions and actions happening simultaneously.

Turn-based games have players taking turns, allowing for more planning and critical thinking.

   

This is where Tags come in.

 

Why Are We Doing a Top 15 Strategy Games List?

 

Strategy Games are available at incredible prices, but with so many to choose from, we want to help you pick the game that’s right for you.

At Allkeyshop, we believe in quality over quantity. Because of this, we compare data and reviews from our users with Steam users to give you the most detailed ranking system available anywhere.

How Do We Get Our Rankings?

 

We focus on the real ratings, real opinions, and recommendations of those who played the game.

We analyze the data from Metacritic, Steam, and your ratings on Allkeyshop to ensure the most accurate ranking system possible.

We keep it simple and only display the top 15 games to give you the best available at the time.

This list will be updated monthly to reflect the market and player experience.

Allkeyshop does not influence the ratings; we only analyze the data and present the results.

We are a price comparison website and remain impartial. We display prices from all platforms, including Steam, Origin, and Epic Games.


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