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  • Age Of Empires II

    Age of Kings Gold Edition

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    Windows

    One of the best real time strategy games ever

    7
    2095 votes
    • PROS: Really entertaining, Excellent gameplay, Good graphics
    • CONS: Looks its age
  • Empire Earth

    Demo

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    Windows

    Shape History in Real Time with Empire Earth

    7
    1070 votes
    • PROS: Great graphics, Lots of fun features, Easy to get into,
    • CONS: Can take a lot of time,
  • Company of Heroes

    Demo

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    Windows
    Mac

    Real time strategy has never been so intense

    7
    408 votes
    • Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos

      Playable Demo

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      Windows

      Warcraft The Real Time Strategy Game

      6
      539 votes
      • PROS: The story is finally fleshed out and is very well executed, Early stages of the game are less formulaic and are more interesting, Missions are tricky and varied,
      • CONS: Character models have mediocre quality, Confirmation sound effects are repetitive, Waiting for units to train may slow the momentum of the game,
    • Star Wars Empire at War

      - Forces of Corruption

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      Windows

      Everything A Star Wars Fan Needs From An Real Time Strategy Game

      6
      238 votes
      • PROS: The sound effects and models are very similar to what you see in the movies, There are plenty of units to build, The space battles and ground battles mix is very entertaining,
      • CONS: You will soon become tired of the repetitive voice confirmation sounds, Some areas feel a little claustrophobic, You can build a massive army and send them all at once to defeat the game,
    • StarCraft II

      Wings of Liberty 1.2.1 17682

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      Epic sci-fi real time strategy

      7
      740 votes
      • PROS: Excellent single and multiplayer modes, Great graphics, Varied missions
      • CONS: Complex for beginners
    • Age of Empires: Definitive Edition

      1.0

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      Platform
      Windows

      Updated classic real-time strategy game

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      • PROS: HD visuals and sound , Fast matchmaking
      • CONS: Lack of new content , Fairly high price
    • Rise of Nations: Extended Edition

      2016

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      Windows

      Real Time Strategy Throughout History

      0
      2 votes
      • PROS: An engaging strategy experience, Accurate depiction of historic periods
      • CONS: Some minor violence, Very tactically focused
    • Virtual Villagers - The Tree of Life

      1.00 4

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      A relaxing casual sim game

      7
      281 votes
      • PROS: Simple, cheerful gameplay, Colorful, bright graphics, Real time, all the time, Ideal for kids
      • CONS: Can be very slow
    • Desperados: Wanted Dead Or Alive

      03.00.00

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      Windows

      Real-time strategy game set in the Wild West

      8
      160 votes
      • MEDIEVAL: Total War - Gold Edition

        2016

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        Platform
        Windows

        Real-time Medieval battle and turn-based campaign strategy

        8
        1 vote
        • PROS: Improve your generals by having them fight battles, Play a shorter game and/or one with a smaller map
        • CONS: The graphics are poor compared to the versions that came afterwards, Your ships are tied to coastal waters until you develop bigger boats
      • Total War: WARHAMMER II

        2

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        Windows

        A fantasy real time strategy for Total War fans

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        • PROS: The graphics on the campaign map battle map and cut scenes are amazing, They were able to add the Warhammer mythology into this RTS game
        • CONS: This game requires a lot of processor power and only people with gaming computers can play, The narrative campaign may be difficult to follow if you haven’t already played the first Total War Warhammer game
      • Total Annihilation

        2016

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        Windows

        Classic space real time strategy game

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        • PROS: Solid strategy core, Great atmosphere
        • CONS: Dated graphics, No HD update
      • BattleForge

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Real time strategy with card collection

        7
        140 votes
        • PROS: Card collection and RTS in an interesting concept, Attractive worlds and monsters,
        • CONS: Installation is a bit complex, Multiplayer can be unbalanced, Single player is bit cliched
      • Supreme Commander

        Demo

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        Windows

        Impressive real time strategy in a futuristic atmosphere

        7
        103 votes
        • Supreme Commander 2

          Demo

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          Platform
          Windows

          Real time strategy on a huge scale

          7
          77 votes
          • PROS: Generous Demo, Big scale, Detailed graphics
          • CONS: Poor dialogue, Scale can be overwhelming
        • DomiNations

          2.2.95

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          free Download
          Platform
          Android
          iPhone

          An impressive free-to-play real time strategy game

          8
          5 votes
          • PROS: Excellent city builder, Doesn't force you to use premium currency, Addictive gameplay
          • CONS: Requires data connection
        • Northgard

          1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          A real time strategy game with Vikings

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          • PROS: Great RTS game play with many options to play and win, Gorgeous graphics to amaze the eye
          • CONS: Game still in early access and may have bugs / problems, This is not a free game and requires purchase
        • Naval War: Arctic Circle

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          Platform
          Windows

          Battle enemy naval and aerial forces for power and ultimate world domination in this Real Time Strategy game!

          8
          5 votes
          • StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void

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            Windows
            Mac

            The epic finale StarCraft II deserves

            5
            7 votes
            • PROS: Completes the brilliant campaign, Technically excellent, Classic real-time strategy action
            • CONS: Problems with troop AI, No cover system
          Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
          #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
          1Demo4087.3Windows, Mac
          2Demo10707.2Windows
          3Age of Kings Gold Edition20956.9Windows
          4Wings of Liberty 1.2.1 176827406.7Windows, Mac
          5Playable Demo5396.3Windows