20 Games Like Empire: Total War()


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Games Like Empire: Total War

Cover image for the game XCOM 2

In XCOM 2, the roles have been reversed, and XCOM is now the invading force. They are hampered by limited resources and must constantly evade the alien threat in their new mobile headquarters. Players must use a combination of firepower and stealth-like tactics to help XCOM recruit soldiers and build a resistance network, while attempting to expose the evil alien agenda and save humanity. XCOM 2 will introduce gameplay features such as procedurally-generated levels, which will make each experience uniq...

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Cover image for the game Divinity: Original Sin 2

Divinity: Original Sin 2 is a single- and multiplayer top-down, party-based role-playing game with pen & paper RPG-like levels of freedom.It features turn-based combat, a strong focus on systematic gameplay and a well-grounded narrative. Divinity: Original Sin 2 is the sequel to the critically acclaimed Divinity: Original Sin, winner of over 150 Game of the Year awards and nominations.

Divinity: Original Sin 2 @ IGDB
Divinity: Original Sin 2 @ IGDB

Cover image for the game Cossacks 3

Cossacks 3 will be a real-time strategy video game for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and Linux made by the Ukrainian developer GSC Game World. It will be released before Christmas in December 2016. The game will be a remake of the 2001 classic and is again set in the 17th and 18th centuries of Europe. The original 12 nations will make a return as well as 70 various types of playing units, 100 scientific researches, and over 140 diverse historical buildings.

Cossacks 3 @ IGDB
Cossacks 3 @ IGDB

Cover image for the game Medieval: Total War

Experience the middle Ages in all their blood-soaked magnificence. From the lush grasslands of Western Europe to the arid deserts of Northern Africa, from the first Crusade to the fall of Constantinople, implement diplomacy, utilise trade, espionage and assassinations, spread your religion and wage total war in order to expand your influence and secure your reign as you build a dynastic empire to stretch across four centuries. Total War is the follow on from 2000’s Shogun- Total War. As with Shogun the g...

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Cover image for the game Total War: Rome II

Encompassing one of the best-known periods in world history, Total War: Rome II will combines turn-based campaigns with large, cinematic real-time battles. Become the world's first superpower and command the most incredible and vast war machine of the Ancient world. Dominate the enemies of your glorious empire by military, economic and political means. Your rise will bring admiration from your followers but will also attract greed and jealousy, even from your closest allies. Will betrayal strike you dow...

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Total War: Rome II @ IGDB
Total War: Rome II @ IGDB

Cover image for the game Sid Meier's Civilization VI

Civilization is a turn-based strategy game in which you attempt to build an empire to stand the test of time. Become Ruler of the World by establishing and leading a civilization from the Stone Age to the Information Age. Wage war, conduct diplomacy, advance your culture, and go head-to-head with history’s greatest leaders as you attempt to build the greatest civilization the world has ever known. Civilization VI offers new ways to engage with your world: cities now physically expand across the map, act...

Sid Meier's Civilization VI @ IGDB
Sid Meier's Civilization VI @ IGDB

Cover image for the game Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege

Inspired by the reality of counter terrorist operatives across the world, Rainbow Six Siege invites players to master the art of destruction. Intense close quarters confrontations, high lethality, tactics, team play, and explosive action are at the center of the experience. The multiplayer gameplay of Rainbow Six Siege sets a new bar for intense firefights and expert strategy in the rich legacy of past Rainbow Six games.

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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege @ IGDB
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege @ IGDB

Cover image for the game Might & Magic Heroes VII

Our story takes place during a war of succession. The Empress’ murder has left a realm in flames with many hungry rivals ready to seize the throne by force. The Duke Ivan then calls together a prestigious council of six trusted advisors to restore order and end the conflict that set ablaze Ashan’s lands. Might & Magic® Heroes VII makes a triumphant return bringing you the essence of turn based strategy gaming. Set in a fantasy universe with RPG progression with a strong story narrative, you will emb...

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Might & Magic Heroes VII @ IGDB
Might & Magic Heroes VII @ IGDB

Cover image for the game Imperivm III: Great Battles of Rome

Imperivm: Great Battles of Rome is a sequel to RPG/RTS games Celtic Kings: Rage of War and Celtic Kings: The Punic Wars. The game, released in May 2005, was developed by Haemimont. The game contains various civilizations to choose from, among them are: Rome (Imperial and Republican), Egypt, Germania, Brittania, Iberia, Gaul and Carthage. It has a more elaborate hero system over its predecessor. The game focuses on tactics, troop mobility and terrain topography rather than sheer strength of numbers for w...

Imperivm III: Great Battles of Rome @ IGDB
Imperivm III: Great Battles of Rome @ IGDB

Cover image for the game XCOM: Enemy Unknown

XCOM: Enemy Unknown will place you in control of a secret paramilitary organization called XCOM. As the XCOM commander, you will defend against a terrifying global alien invasion by managing resources, advancing technologies, and overseeing combat strategies and individual unit tactics. The original XCOM is widely regarded as one of the best games ever made and has now been re-imagined by the strategy experts at Firaxis Games. XCOM: Enemy Unknown will expand on that legacy with an entirely new invasion ...

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown @ IGDB
XCOM: Enemy Unknown @ IGDB

Cover image for the game Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III

In Dawn of War III you will have no choice but to face your foes when a catastrophic weapon is found on the mysterious world of Acheron. With war raging and the planet under siege by the armies of greedy Ork warlord Gorgutz, ambitious Eldar seer Macha, and mighty Space Marine commander Gabriel Angelos, supremacy must ultimately be suspended for survival.

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III @ IGDB

Cover image for the game Age of Mythology: Tale of the Dragon

13 years. It’s been 13 years since the release of Age of Mythology on PC. And 12 years since the release of its expansion pack: The Titans. But for great games like Age of Mythology, these years are merely a number. It’s time for a new expansion pack! With the collective experience and with expansions for the Age of Empires II series, Age of Mythology almost feels like the next logical step, although next time we probably shouldn’t wait over a decade before taking on the challenge.

Age of Mythology: Tale of the Dragon @ IGDB

Cover image for the game StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void

You are Hierarch Artanis, leader of the mighty protoss race. Years ago, your homeworld of Aiur fell to the merciless zerg Swarm. Now, at long last, you have raised a powerful fleet of warships known as the Golden Armada, and are poised to reclaim your world. But an ancient evil—Amon—threatens this destiny and the fate of the entire galaxy. Only you can reunite the protoss factions and defeat the coming darkness before it consumes all life in the sector.

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StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void @ IGDB
StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void @ IGDB

Cover image for the game Pathway to Glory: Ikusa Islands

Commanded by an old navy veteran McDouglas, a squad of allied soldiers take on the horrors of the Pacific Theatre. Only their strong ties to each other and to the seasoned veteran commander can keep them alive.