DescriptionThese games revolve around a specific historic event, not limited to conflicts or battles. Games that feature scenarios about specific historic events or battles also apply.
Fortress Europe: The Liberation of France is a real-time strategy wargame covering the Allied Invasion of Normandy. The game's units...
Frontline: Fields of Thunder covers the Battle of Kursk in 1943, the largest tank battle of all time, the ultimate...
A grand strategical game covering World War 2 in the Pacific and South East Asia areas. The player has to...
The classic 1992 wargame has been completely revamped with new artwork, new units, new everything! Every single unit, every single...
A World War 2 strategy game covering the war on the eastern front from 1941 to 1945. Game-scale is set...
Gary Grigsby’s War in the East: The German-Soviet War 1941-1945 is a turn-based World War II strategy game down to...
The World at War system is a unique hybrid of a game that brings in classic area movement wargaming and...
Gary Grigsby's World at War: A World Divided is the successor to Gary Grigsby's World At War. This turn-based strategy...
ZX Spectrum (1989)
The General is turn-based strategy set in the era of the Napoleonic Wars. A player is general of the armed...
DOS (1993), PlayStation (1998), SNES (1993), Genesis (1993), SEGA CD (1993), NES (1993), TurboGrafx CD (1993), MSX (1992), Wii (2009), PC-88 (1992), PC-98 (1992), FM Towns (1993), Sharp X68000 (1993) and Wii U (2015)
Genghis Khan II: Clan of the Gray Wolf is a 2D turn-based grand strategy game, based on the life of...
Germany At War: Barbarossa 1941 is an turn-based game with historical focus. You command the German forces through a branching...
Gettysburg is a one or two player, shareware, computerised version of an old-school war-game of this historic battle of the...
Windows 3.x (1993)
The game recreates the Battle of Gettysburg, the pivotal point of the American Civil War. Player takes a role of...
Gettysburg: Civil War Battles is a real-time strategy game where you must take control of your troops during various battles...
Windows 3.x (1994)
The battle of Gettysburg was one of the most important battles in the American Civil War. In this game, you...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 93 Company of Heroes
- 93 Call of Duty
- 90 Sid Meier's Colonization
- 90 Medal of Honor: Allied Assault
- 90 Medal of Honor: Allied Assault
- 90 Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings
- 89 Total War: Shogun 2
- 89 Rome: Total War
- 89 Pathway to Glory
- 89 Medal of Honor: Frontline
Games must have at least a Critic Score of 80 to be considered.
Top games as rated by our users:
- 4.78 Romance of the Three Kingdoms VIII (2002)
- 4.62 Aces: The Complete Collector's Edition (1995)
- 4.55 Age of Empires III (Collector's Edition) (2005)
- 4.50 Romance of the Three Kingdoms XI (2007)
- 4.47 Jeanne d'Arc (2007)
- 4.46 IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946 (2006)
- 4.37 Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts (2007)
- 4.36 Imperial Glory (2005)
- 4.33 Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator: WWII Europe Series (1998)
- 4.32 Medieval: Total War - Viking Invasion (2003)
Games must have at least 5 votes and a User Score of 4.0 to be considered.
Historical Events is part of Setting. This group of genres contain:
- China (Ancient/Imperial)
- Classical antiquity
- Cold War
- Cyberpunk / Dark Sci-Fi
- Egypt (Ancient)
- Historical Events
- Industrial Age
- Japan (Ancient/Classical/Medieval)
- Middle East
- North America
- Pre-Columbian Americas
- Sci-Fi / Futuristic
- Sea Pirates/Caribbean
- South America
- World War I
- World War II