Strategy games are some of the most fun out there. And there’s a good reason why! The skill required and elements of control you have while playing these games make them some of the most enjoyable on the market. A lot of investment has gone into strategy games in years past too as they’ve grown in popularity. So, you can always expect some of the most interesting graphics and high-end experiences for gameplay.
Many people still play strategy games on their PC, especially hardcore gamers. Alongside consoles, PCs offer great capabilities when it comes to gameplay; and despite the rise in Apple ownership over the past few years, when it comes to games it looks like PCs are here to stay.
When it comes to playing strategy games, you’ll want to be playing the latest and greatest. We’ve listed some of the top games you should be playing this year – with titles with some much-loved publishers and developers.
Night is Coming
If you’re into a fantasy setting, Night is Coming might be the one for you. In this survival game, you are tasked with building up your settlement as well as protecting it from beasts that seek to challenge your people and home.
Developed by Wild Forest Studio this game is an excellent one for those who love a bit of mythical battle.
One of the best casino games for strategy is poker. And as so many are discovering these days, the online casino experience for poker is just as good – and in some cases better – than the land-based ones.
Unlike many other casino games, online poker is a casino game that you can actually get better at over time – and does require a lot of strategies. Be sure to practice it before playing for real and read up on some tips and techniques online. There are lots of resources out there for you to improve and that may lead to a healthy bankroll over time. It’s truly a classic game that enjoys new generations of players every year!
Online poker is available at a wide range of casino providers and some providers often tailor promotions to specific games so be sure not to miss out! Dream Vegas currently has an offer for their slot games, where new players can receive a 100% welcome bonus as well as 150 free spins! And there will be other promotions on offer by online poker providers to redeem against games such as Texas Hold’em.
Crusader Kings III
Crusader Kings III is a setup from its predecessor, Crusader Kings II. Its fresh interface is enjoyed by new players with some really great storylines to boot.
Like Crusader Kings II, this new version is a strategy game that requires you to seize power. For those who enjoy this type of setting, Crusader Kings III is definitely one to try.
Offworld Trading Company
If you are interested in space as a setting, there’s no better game than Offworld Trading Company. This strategy game requires players to exploit Mars to amass their fortune, building up their financial empire and defeating their competitors as they do it.
This is a really fun game and great for those who like a bit of economic strategy as opposed to war games.
The second title in the Frostpunk series is currently in the works. With some challenging gameplay, as a player, your role is to keep a colony of citizens alive through the winter. This survival game was already popular with fans, but the second one is sure to be an upgrade when it comes to the game, graphics, and playing experience.
Total War: Warhammer III
Developed by the team at Creative Assembly, Total War: Warhammer III is the final chapter in the trilogy, with an extensive map. This means way more gameplay than ever before and so many different places to explore in the Realm of Chaos.
This looks to be quite a stunning game with lots of enjoyment for you and your pals to play. Released in February, it’s worth a go if you are a fan of the franchise or just trying it for the first time!
Marvel’s Midnight Suns
Based on the Rise of the Midnight Sons comic book series, this game has a ‘90s influence without being a total retelling. If you’re a fan of the Civilization franchise this one is a great option as it comes from the team at Firaxis Games. Fans of Marvel definitely need to get involved as this RPG is set within that amazing universe so many have come to know and love.
Speaking of Civilization, have you checked out Civ 6 yet? This strategy game is another addition to the series and just as enjoyable as its predecessors. And with so many goals to achieve it’s a gaming experience that you can make truly your own – and start from scratch once you’ve completed it.
If you’re into a bit of sci-fi and fantasy (and who isn’t?) Endless Legend is a title to get on your list. This is a beautiful game based in an apocalyptic world, alongside a strong storyline and quests. It’s been highly recommended by critics and players alike.
Published by Slavic Magic, Manor Lords is a medieval strategy game that puts you in control of a kingdom of your own. If you’re into the setting you have to have a go at Manor Lords, which will be available to play on your PC.