*+-Title: Fable Legends Release Date:June 1st 2015 Age Rating: Universal I’m so stoked to be writing this Fable Legends preview. Fable Legends is such an interesting title: a new direction for Lionhead and one of the best series of the past decade. I’ve played through the Fable Legends beta and have the full scoop… Read more »
*+-Below, you can find our list of games like Company of Heroes 2. But before we look at alternative games to Company of Heroes 2 let’s take a quick look at whatCompany of Heroes 2is in our brief review. Company of Heroes 2 Review: Company of Heroes 2 the sequel to the 2006 title of… Read more »
*+-Looking for more great games like GoodGame Empire? Find the, in our collection of games like GoodGame Empire, below. About GoodGame Empire (GGE) GoodGame Empire is a free browser RTS (real time strategy) game that was created by video game developer Goodgame Studios. In the game you design and build your own castle and… Read more »
*+- Warcraft 3
Warcraft 3 is one of the best fantasy role playing games of all time and is similar to Blizzard’s other RTS game StarCraft. Warcraft 3 became one of the most popular games in the world and is still played by millions even years after its release. With four races, each with their own in depth story, there’s a lot of longevity in the game.
*+- Ultima Online
Ultima Online is a classic MMORPG and has been considered the greatest MMORPG of all time. It has been hugely instrumental in the development of the genre. Played online in a fantasy setting, Ultima Online has everything you could want from a MMORPG.
Stronghold is a real time strategy game in a medieval time period full of war. Stronghold was released way back in 2001 while this chap, writing this, was at uni studying video game design. Sigh, times change. Anyway. . .
Stonghold saw later released Stronghold Crusader and Stronghold Kingdoms that are the same basic set-up as the original but with minor shifts in the gameplay.
StarCraft is a real time strategy games (perhaps the real time strategy game) made by video game developer Blizzard Entertainment and released in 1998. Since then it has become one of the most played and most highly reviewed RTS games of all time. In the game you play as one of three races. Each of those races has its own technology and skills and are better in some ways than in others.
*+- Rome Total War
Rome Total War is a strategy game by video game developer Creative Assembly ad was originally released in 2004. The game’s campaign mode is set in late Roman times and you play as one of three families (factions) once you have unlocked them. The gameplay in Rome Total War is a real time strategy game with turn based strategies.
*+- Rise of Nations
Rise of Nations is a classic real time strategy game that was originally released in 2003 and subsequently improve upon through expansion packs. The popularity of Rise of Nation also led to the released of a fantasy version of the game in 2006.
*+- Red Alert
Command and Conquer: Red Alert is a class real time strategy game by Virgin Interactive, originally released in 1996. In the games you fight as an army and must make strategic decisions in real time in order to win the war.
When Red Alert was originally released it received overwhelming positive reviews for its strategy gameplay and its excellent interface. You could queue commands and create units of troops that you could then assign to a number key. This allowed you to control multiple units at one time. It was also highly praised for its multiplayer, which is one of the best competitive online games of all time.
*+- Evil Genius
When Evil Genius was released way back in 2004 it produced one of the most unique and intriguing real time strategy games n the market. It became famous for it combination of humour and, with quality traditional real time strategy game mechanics, became one of the best games in the entire genre.
Evil Genius is all about trying to take over the world from your lair of evil. Your lair is like your base of operations, the place from which you conduct your evil exploits. From here you will send out your minions and have them perform all kinds of evil around the world. MWA HA HA HA HA! As you conduct evil the story will progress and your character will level up in typical RTS fashion.
*+- Empire Earth
Empire Earth is a classic strategy game and is very similar to the games like Age of Empire, Age of War and other games, which you can find below. What make Empire Earth such a great game is the amount of strategy involved in the gameplay. Thanks to its excellent strategic game design, Empire Earth very quickly became a hugely popular game with many millions of players around the world. It is an important part in the evolution of the strategy game.
*+- Dragon Age
DragonAge is a series of action-oriented fantasy RPGs that are spiritual successors to Baldur’s Gate. It is one of the biggest franchises from video game developer BioWare. Games in the Dragon Age series are based in the 9th age of the Dragon Age universe, when dragons, which were once thought extinct, have now taken over and are running rampage through the world leaving area in ruin. The land is full of war, whether they be political, religious, racial hatred or other kinds of wars.
*+- Black and White
Black and White is a classic retro real time strategy game (RTS) from Lionhead Studios (who also made Fable). It is one of the games that made game designer Peter Molyneux a legend. You play a newborn god who must tend to the needs of mortals by using a crafting system. You’ll need to manage your population and govern your creatures. Your actions will be judged by the game’s morality system and as you continue to play the architecture and the visual design of your world will change dependent on your actions.
AirMech is a RTS (real time strategy) game which is free to play. AirMech was heavily influenced by the classic Herzog Zwei, one of the best strategy games of all time. Released on Google Apps in 2012 it later was released on Steam. It is free to play, but has many microtransactions availabble.
*+- Age of Wonder
Age of Wonder is a series of games in the fantasy strategy genre, which has seen several different installations. Created by video game developer Triumph Studios, who are famous for their work on the Overlord series of games, Age of Wonders is fantasy strategy game with excellent tactical combat, simultaneous turns and a narrow focussed style of empire management. Other games like Age of Wonder include Age of War and Age of Empires.
*+- Stormfall Age of War
Stormfall Age of War is a Facebook strategy game created by game developer Plarium. It is a mid-core strategy game in which you must build your own castle town by raiding the AI installations and taking part in multiplayer combat. The plot of Stormfall: Age of War is minimalist and takes players through a series of campaigns narrated by a sarcastic adviser. There are lots of different mechanics to get to grips with, as there are in most strategy games, and there are many tutorials to help you get to grips with things.
*+- Age of Empire
Age of Empire is one of the most popular online real time strategy games and was created by video game developer Ensemble Studios. The original Age of Empire was released in 1997. With excellent video game design, the Age of Empires series achieved a huge following with thousands of players online at any time.
*+- Dungeon Keeper
a strategy and simulation title that is pretty easy to get into and play. Your character has been cast from high up back to the bottom rung of the ladder by his traitorous girlfriend. Now, you’re hellbent on revenge and will do all in your power to ensure you reclaim the top position and rule over the dungeons.
*+- Backyard Monsters
Awesome real time strategy game with monsters. Available on Facebook.
*+-Number 2 in our list of the best games with low system requirements is Defcon, a real time strategy game like Civilization in which you battle against enemies in the thermonuclear conflict that almost resulted from the Cold War. 2 Defcon | Games with low system requirements … Read more »
*+- Sins of a Solar Empire
Futuristic space based real time strategy game that was hugely popular throughout 2013.
*+-In this list of games like Rise of Nations we’ll be covering all the best Real Time Strategy games. Rise of Nations is, of course, one of the best games in this genre, but there are many more that are worth checking out to. Remember to bookmark this page and return for updates. If you… Read more »
*+-IN this list of games like Faster Than Light we’ve considered games for a number of factors. First off, we’ve considered games of the same genre: top down real time strategy games. We’ve also considered science fiction games that share FTLs theme. Finally, we’ve considered things like whether the game is a roguelike, whether it’s indie etc… Read more »
One of the reasons for Elsword’s surge in popularity is thanks to its unique game design. Released in 2007 and featuring excellent MMO gameplay with a focus on skills and combat, Elsword is a side scrolling game that combines both 3D and 2D to create one of the most impressive 2.5 D games that we’ve played.
The gameplay mechanics in Elsword will be familiar to MMORPG fans. They have a large emphasis on skill and when in combat you must rely on precise timing to deliver combos of hits. This creates a skills based gameplay which is far more engaging and enjoyable than the combat seen in most MMORPGs. It allows you to build your skills and to rely on your gameplay precision rather than being at the mercy of stats and figures.
*+-Looking for games like 2070 and games like 1404? Here are the best games of that type that I recommend. Games like 2070 / 1404 #1 -5 Dawn of Discovery: a PC 3rd person real time strategy game, Port Royale 2: Isometric real time strategy game for PC. Sid Meier’s Civilization… Read more »
Classic god game in which you must create forms of life.
For years, MMOs have been limited by an over-dependency on stats that has negated the need for genuine gameplay skills in combat. TERA promises to change all that as it arrives on the scene laden with all the colour and fanfare of Western MMO design. Fans of the genre will be delighted to hear that it succeeds with flying colours.
TERA is a wondrous home of seven fantastical races facing the threat of an evil hiding under the surface. It falls to you and your little round-cheeked cuddly puppy to save the day.