Top 10 PC Strategy Games From 2010 Up Until 2016

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There is nothing better than going deep into a game’s mechanics with a plan to beat your enemies and hit them when they least expect it. Really, it doesn’t matter what you choose – be it real time or turn based games, there is nothing comparable to strategy games in having the brain exert itself as well as having the adrenaline rush into your veins.

With the launch of Civilization VI being a disappointment (we are sure that Firaxis will fix this soon), we thought that you are wanting to play other strategy games. Today, we will introduce to you a list of the Top 10 PC Strategy Games from a couple of years ago up until the present.

Make sure to lay it all down and plan accordingly. Let’s start!

Note: These games were listed based on their Gamer Compass score – these are the overall ratings from critics and gamers from the best review sites around.

Top 10 PC Strategy Games From 2010 up until 2016

Top PC 10 Strategy Games: The Banner Saga 2

To start our list is Banner Saga 2 a tactical, option-driven role-playing game from Versus Evil. The game offers award-winning adventures adding more snappy twists into a beautiful world of hand drawn art. Featuring improved strategic battle, a new race, and a completely new game mode. Also, decisions made from the first game can be carried over to this game. This is an easy choice for any fan because of the game’s excellent story telling.

Top PC 10 Strategy Games: Age of Wonders III: Golden Realms

Next in line is the best expansion from Triumph Studios’ fantasy based strategy game, Age of Wonders III: Golden Realms. This expansion marks the return of the Halfling race with a new story campaign, new units, spells and items, advanced building mechanics, new exotic maps, and other new features. This is a DLC and you would need the base game in order to play it.

Top 10 PC Strategy Games: Chaos Reborn

At the number 8 spot, we have an 80’s classic remake – Chaos Reborn. This is a turn-based strategy game where wizards with powerful spells work to summon mystical creatures to the battlefield while fighting for domination over the empire. There are a lot of board game and card game elements that have been integrated into the game, making this a really great game for most players.

Top PC 10 Strategy Games: Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War 2 - Chaos Rising

Continuing on we have Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II – Chaos Rising on number 7. This continuation of Dawn of War takes its players to a long lost ice planet which had reappeared from the Warp. Featuring new single player missions, a new multiplayer race, new multiplayer units and new end game heroes. For sure real-time strategy enthusiasts, as well as, long time fans of the series will greatly enjoy this!

Top PC 10 Strategy Games: XCOM: Enemy Unknown

In number 6, we have XCOM: Enemy Unknown. Here, you are responsible for a secret paramilitary organization charged with saving humanity from a terrible global invasion. The game offers exciting tactical, turn-based combat, coupled with an intense near-and-personal action sequence. Given all these, you will certainly not doubt why this game is said to be a worthy successor to the critically acclaimed game of the 90’s.

Top PC 10 Strategy Games: Sid Meier's Civilization V: Brave New World

The next game is the expansion of Civilization 5 called the Brave New World. The game polishes up as one of the best strategy games of all time. It has improved depth and replayability, reworked gameplay mechanics, new civilizations, units and buildings, as well as a whole lot more. This is one title that every strategy fan needs to have in their library. This is a downloadable content so the base game is needed in order to play this game.

Top PC 10 Strategy Games: Europa Universalis IV

In number 4 is Europa Universalis 4, a turn-based Empire Building game from Paradox Development. Take control of a nation and lead them through the centuries, building them into a powerful global empire. Experience real exploration, trade, war and diplomacy in a deeply tactical and strategic turn-based gameplay. It is now time to create your very own story!

Top PC 10 Strategy Games: Crusader Kings II: The Old Gods

The number 3 spot belongs to the fourth expansion for Crusader Kings 2 – The Old Gods. The time for greatness has come, you loot the Viking way in this great medieval strategy outing. Play as a pagan chief leading a tribe who is always starving for war; or you can also play as a pagan chief who tries to restore his old religion to prominence. This is a downloadable content as well. You will need the base game to play this.

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Top 10 PC Strategy Games: Total War: Shogun 2

The second to the top game is Total War: Shogun 2, a hybrid of real-time and turn-based strategy game. Set in the darkest time of Japan. Here, you will have to build your empire on the turn-based campaign card and run your army into massive battles on land or at sea in real-time. Experience the art of war in action as you use different tactics. Unite the nation under your rule and become the new shogun.

Top PC 10 Strategy Games: StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty

And now, topping our list is the king of all strategy games – Starcraft: Wings of Liberty. This is the first title in Blizzard’s three-part follow-up to their award-winning real-time strategy hit – Starcraft. Follow Jim Raynor along with his ragtag team of insurgents as they fight against the tyranny of Team Dominion. Experience legendary, balanced, multiplayer skirmishes, the kind that you can only get from the best.

End of the List

And these are the top 10 PC Strategy games of recent years to the present. If you are a strategy game fanatic, you will surely know that high quality strategy games do not come too often these days. So make sure to have these precious ones in your gaming library. And as always you will find the best offers here at

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