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Strategy

Description

In its broad sense, the strategy genre encompasses games that emphasize problem-solving. Thinking and planning are necessary components of strategy; they can be used for such diverse purposes as preparing and positioning troops to gain advantage in a war, or figure out the principle of a puzzle. While adventure games may include puzzles, they focus on following a linear story while occasionally dealing with obstacles rather than being entirely dedicated to problem-solving. Puzzle, chess, and card games fall under the strategy category.

In a more specific (and more common) sense, strategy games refer to a genre that puts the player in command of an armed force (sometimes an entire nation), trying to gain the upper hand in a conflict either through diplomatic means or warfare. Strategy games can be either turn-based or real-time.

Managerial simulations that involve competition with the computer AI are classified as both simulation and strategy games. Strategy war games may also include role-playing elements.
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Front Mission SNES Front Cover

SNES (1995) and WonderSwan Color (2002)

In the future, many military forces are dependent on huge mech robots, called Wanzers (Walking Panzers) for combat. At Huffman...

Front Mission 1st PlayStation 3 Front Cover

PlayStation (2003), PSP (2008), PlayStation 3 (2008) and PS Vita (2012)

Front Mission is a strategy RPG set in a futuristic world. This is a remake of Front Mission. Various organizations...

Front Mission 2 PlayStation Front Cover

PlayStation (1997), PSP (2008), PlayStation 3 (2008) and PS Vita (2012)

The player assumes the role of an OCU Wanzer squad in 22nd century Aroldesh. One night while on routine patrol,...

Front Mission 3 PlayStation Front Cover

PlayStation (1999), PSP (2009), PlayStation 3 (2009) and PS Vita (2012)

Yokosuka, Japan, 2112 AD. The young student Kazuki Takemura works as a test pilot with Kirishima Industries, a production company...

PlayStation (2000)

This Japan only re-release of Front Mission 3 was part of the Square Millennium Collection, a collection of Square games...

Front Mission 4 PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2003)

In the year 2096, the Wanzer ("Walking Tanks" mecha) form the backbone of many military forces. The European Community is...

PlayStation 2 (2005)

Front Mission 5: Scars of the War is the fifth in Square's Front Mission tactical RPG series. It brings the...

Front Mission Alternative PlayStation 3 Front Cover

PlayStation (1997), PSP (2010), PlayStation 3 (2010) and PS Vita (2012)

The first game in the Front Mission series to take you to the African Continent. The year is 2034 and...

Windows (2000)

A non-graphic, detailed simulation of owning and managing an NFL franchise, including roster decisions, financial decisions, and in-game playcalling.Like other...

Frozen Bubble Browser Front Cover

Linux (2002), J2ME (2006), Symbian (2004), Macintosh (2007), Browser (2003), Android (2009) and Ouya (2013)

Frozen Bubble is an open-source Puzzle Bobble clone. In each level, the rectangular playing area contains a different pattern of...

Frozen Hearth Windows Front Cover

Windows (2012)

Frozen Hearth is a real time strategy game set in a fictional world known as Ámorrá. The game features two...

Frozen Synapse Linux Front Cover

Linux (2011), Windows (2011), Macintosh (2011), iPhone (2015), Android (2013) and iPad (2013)

Frozen Synapse is a simultaneous turn-based strategy game. Players guide a squad of units through enclosed areas with rooms, corridors,...

Frozen Synapse: Prime Windows Front Cover

Windows (2014), PlayStation 3 (2014) and PS Vita (2014)

Frozen Synapse: Prime is a follow-up to Frozen Synapse and just like the original title it is a simultaneous turn-based...

Frozen Synapse: Red Linux Front Cover

Linux (2012), Windows (2012), Macintosh (2012), iPhone (2015) and iPad (2014)

Red is the first and only DLC (PC) or in-app purchase (mobile) for Frozen Synapse. The most noticeable change is...

Frozen Synapse (Soundtrack Edition) Windows Front Cover

Windows (2011)

This edition of Frozen Synapse includes the original game as well as the official soundtrack. The Soundtrack Edition is only...

Windows (2003)

Frozzic's Revenge is an abstract puzzle game where the player must undo spells to save a magical kingdom. The spells...

J2ME (2004) and ExEn (2004)

Fruit Factory is a puzzle game where the goal is to help Nina a small girl to catch all the...

Fruit Fall Windows Front Cover

Windows (2006)

Fruit Fall is a keyboard controlled, tile matching puzzle game for up to four players.The player is presented with a...

Fruit Lockers Windows Front Cover

Windows (2005)

Open the lockers and gather the fruit until the scale is full.Fruit Lockers is a match three game. To make...

Fruit Lockers 2: The Enchanting Islands Windows Front Cover

Windows (2008)

An evil sorceress has locked away all the fruit of the fairies. The fairies say if you help them, they...

Windows (2011)

Fruitola is a match three game. Using your mouse, swap two fruits to create a straight line of three or...

Windows (2003)

Fruits is a puzzle game with three different game modes. The relax mode requires less effort, but the player can...

DOS (1997)

Fruit Salad is a freeware single-player game in the style of Puzzle Bobble. The player is presented with a canon...

Windows (2002)

Fruit Smash is a tile matching puzzle game that uses fruit as a central theme. The player needs to swap...

Atari ST (1992)

Frustration is a two player word search game in high resolution.Each player, in turn, tries to create words from a...

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