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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Game Boy Gallery Game Boy Front Cover

Game Boy (1995)

This game contains five classic Game & Watch games: Ball, Vermin, Flagman, Manhole and Cement Factory. Ball puts you in...

Game Boy (1991)

The second entry in Nintendo's Wars series pits two parties against each other: it's the Red Star army versus the...

Game Boy Color (1998)

Sequel of Game Boy Wars (and next game in Nintendo Wars series) pits two parties against each other: it's the...

Game Boy Color (2001)

Game Boy Wars 3 is a turn based strategy game, it is the last game in the Game Boy Wars...

Game Boy Wars Advance 1+2 Wii U Front Cover

Game Boy Advance (2004) and Wii U (2014)

This Japanese-only game combines two games in one cartridge. The games included are Game Boy Wars Advance (known in the...

Windows (1999)

Game Chest is a compilation of games from WinGames Inc. It contains: Backgammon Rummy Yatze Queens Audience - a solitaire...

Browser (2009)

Sometimes large real-life conferences lend themselves to curious games in niche genres; roguelikes were found to be well-suited to the...

Gameloft Backgammon J2ME Front Cover

J2ME (2004)

Play the classic game of Backgammon on your mobile phone. It incorporates all the official rules, including the double cube....

DOS (1991)

Game of Blocks is a single-player block moving puzzle.The game window consists of two parts. The lower part is a...

The Game of Harmony DOS Front Cover

DOS (1990), Game Boy (1995), Amiga (1990), Atari ST (1990), Commodore 64 (1990), ZX Spectrum (1990) and Amstrad CPC (1990)

This strategic action puzzle game features original gameplay. You control a spacecraft situated on a globe which you can rotate...

Spectravideo (1986)

An implementation of Conway's Game of Life for the Spectravideo 318/328. You can make your own starting cell pattern or...

The Game of Life DOS Front Cover

DOS (1992) and Amiga (1992)

The Game of Life is a real-time puzzle game.Calling itself modestly "the ultimate cell simulation", the Game of Life tries...

The Game of Life Windows Front Cover

Windows (1998) and PlayStation (1998)

The classic board game comes to life (no pun intended) on the PC!Play the Classic or Enhanced version of the...

Windows 3.x (1995)

The Game of the Amazons is a one or two player, freeware conversion of the Argentinian board game El Juego...

Game of Thrones: Ascent Browser Front Cover

Browser (2013), iPhone (2014), Android (2014) and iPad (2014)

In Game of Thrones Ascent, the player takes the role as a noble house in Westeros. It is based on...

DOS (1988)

The Game of Yahtzee is an implementation of the classic dice game for between one and five players, there is...

Browser (2012)

Game over Gopher is a tower-defense game. You need to protect the carrot that is threatened to be eaten by...

Games Games And More Games: Volume 1 Windows Front Cover

Windows (1999)

Games Games And More Games: Volume 1 is a compilation of shareware games. The compilation comes on a single CD-Rom...

Windows (2000)

A computer version of the magazine "GAMES" containing 115 assorted digital crosswords, logic puzzles, trivia games, and other mind teasers....

GAMES Interactive 2 Windows Front Cover

Windows (2000)

This is the second virtual edition of "GAMES". It contains 150 assorted puzzles taken from the pages of the magazine...

The Games People Play: Gin ∙ Cribbage ∙ Checkers ∙ Backgammon DOS Front Cover

DOS (1990)

The title pretty much says it all, a game package featuring two card games (Gin and Cribbage) and two board...

Games People Play: Hearts, Spades & Euchre Windows Front Cover

Windows (1997)

Classic card games remade by the masters of strategy, Westwood Studios. Play over the internet in tournaments, on a network...

Game Tycoon Windows Front Cover

Windows (2003)

In Game Tycoon the player founds and manages a business which produces games. The process of game development is basically...

Game & Watch Gallery Game Boy Front Cover

Game Boy (1997) and Nintendo 3DS (2011)

The Game & Watch Gallery is Nintendo's first portable compilation featuring their popular line of original 1980's handheld games, featuring...

Game & Watch Gallery 3 Game Boy Color Front Cover

Game Boy Color (1999) and Nintendo 3DS (2014)

Game & Watch Gallery 3 is the third in a series of re-creations of classic Nintendo Game & Watch games....

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