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Strategy

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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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DOS (1991)

Jang-gi simulates the Korean two-player board game similar to Chinese Chess and is unofficially called Korean Chess.The game is played...

SEGA CD (1993)

Jangō World Cup is a digital version of the popular competitive table game mahjong, and part of the long-running Jangō...

PC-98 (1992), FM Towns (1993) and Sharp X68000 (1992)

The protagonist of the game, a young Japanese male, visits a small town and witnesses two thugs assaulting a terrified...

PC-98 (1994) and FM Towns (1994)

Jankirō is an adult mahjong game. Only the four-player variant of the Chinese tile game is available. Player-controlled male protagonist...

Genesis (1993) and PC-98 (1989)

Janō Tōryūmon is a digital conversion of the popular competitive table game mahjong, and is officially licensed by the Japan...

Janshin Densetsu: Quest of Jongmaster TurboGrafx CD Front Cover

TurboGrafx CD (1995), Neo Geo CD (1995) and Arcade (1994)

Quest of Jongmaster is a mahjong game with role-playing elements. The "RPG mode" follows the story of an apprentice "mahjong...

Genesis (1991) and TurboGrafx CD (1990)

A daughter of the chair of a local high school, Yū Honjō, has been kidnapped by someone unknown. Unable to...

TurboGrafx CD (1992)

A direct sequel to Jantei Monogatari 2: Uchū Tantei Divan - Shutsudō-hen, the game continues the overarching plot, following the...

TurboGrafx CD (1992)

Uchū Tantei Divan is a follow-up to Jantei Monogatari, though it can be hardly considered a true sequel because of...

TurboGrafx CD (1993)

The events of Saver Angels take place after those described in the previous installment of the series, when peace on...

PlayStation (2001)

Jarinko Chie: The Hanafuda is, as the name suggests, a Hanafuda card game featuring characters from the manga Jarinko Chie.In...

Jar of Marbles Windows Front Cover

Windows (2011), Macintosh (2010), iPhone (2010), Android (2010) and iPad (2010)

Jar of Marbles is in many ways reminiscent of Bust-a-Move/Puzzle Bobble only turned upside down. You have a jar or...

Jaws: The Computer Game ZX Spectrum Front Cover

Amiga (1989), Atari ST (1989), Commodore 64 (1989), ZX Spectrum (1989), MSX (1989) and Amstrad CPC (1989)

As Amity Island's Police Chief Brodie, it is your responsibility to stop the lethal shark Jaws from killing the residents...

Atari ST (1995)

JAY Minesweeper is a very straight copy of Windows's famous Minesweeper. Click a square in a minefield and pray that...

JBall Windows Front Cover

Windows (2000)

Astute Dibs is a puzzle game inspired by Color Lines with some elements of the board game checkers. The objective...

Jeanne d'Arc PSP Front Cover

PSP (2007)

It is the 15th century, the time of the Hundred Years' War between England and France. A young French girl...

Jeff Wayne's The War of the Worlds Windows Front Cover

Windows (1998) and PlayStation (1999)

The game based on Jeff Wayne's musical play and the classic science fiction novel by H.G. Wells. it is the...

DOS (1993)

The Jelly Bean Factory is a single-player, shareware falling block game.Coloured blocks, or jelly beans fall from the top of...

Jelly Splash Android Front Cover

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

Jelly Splash is a tile matching puzzle (removal) game originally dedicated as a Facebook application game. The purpose of the...

Jenga Xbox 360 Front Cover

Xbox 360 (2010)

Jenga is one of the games for the downloadable XBLA version of Hasbro Family Game Night and it was made...

Jenga World Tour Wii Front Cover

Nintendo DS (2007) and Wii (2007)

Jenga World Tour is a take off of the popular board game in which you take blocks from the lower...

Jenny's Fish Shop Windows Front Cover

Windows (2008)

Jenny's Fish Shop is a time management game, similar to other Diner Dash clones, but with a few unique twists.Jenny...

Jeopardy! Windows Front Cover

Windows (1998), PlayStation (1998), Game.Com (1998) and Macintosh (2000)

Based on the well known game show of the same name. The basic idea behind the game is that you...

Jeopardy! DOS Front Cover

DOS (1987), Commodore 64 (1987) and Apple II (1987)

Based on the tv game show. Three players compete against each other by coming up with the question for a...

Jeopardy! PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2003)

The classic TV game show, now interactive. The game is played by picking a dollar amount under a category (Let's...

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