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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P.T.O.: Pacific Theater of Operations Genesis Front Cover

SNES (1992), Genesis (1992), MSX (1991), PC-88 (1989), PC-98 (1989), FM Towns (1990) and Sharp X68000 (1990)

P.T.O. is another military sim from KOEI. In this game you can choose to be either Japan or the Allies....

P.T.O.: Pacific Theater of Operations II Windows Front Cover

Windows (1996), Windows 3.x (1996), PlayStation (1996), SNES (1995), SEGA Saturn (1996), PC-98 (1993) and FM Towns (1994)

PTO II is a KOEI game that depicts the conflict between the USA and Japan during World War II. The...

P.T.O. - Pacific Theater of Operations IV PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2003) and PlayStation 3 (2013)

The fourth installment in Koei's P.T.O. series brings strategic naval combat to the PS2. There are two levels of play:...

Pudding Monsters Android Front Cover

iPhone (2012), Android (2012) and iPad (2012)

Pudding Monsters is a casual puzzle game from the company that created Cut the Rope and it features a similar...

Windows (2010)

Puddle is a short, physics-based puzzle game where the player controls a puddle of fluid. It is developed by a...

Puddle Linux Front Cover

Linux (2013), Windows (2012), Xbox 360 (2012), Macintosh (2012), PlayStation 3 (2012), iPhone (2013), Android (2012), iPad (2013), PS Vita (2012), Wii U (2012), PlayStation 4 (2014) and Ouya (2013)

Puddle is a reworked version of the 2010 student game of the same name largely by the original team. Just...

Browser (2009)

Pudsey Pairs is a basic picture matching game featuring Pudsey, the Children in Need bear. The player is presented with...

Puerto Rico Windows Front Cover

Windows (2005)

Puerto Rico is the official PC translation of the eponymous board game. The basic rules: Every player (up to five)...

Puerto Rico HD iPad Front Cover

iPad (2011)

Puerto Rico is based on the popular German board game of the same name. As in the original version, the...

PuffBOMB Windows Front Cover

Windows (2003)

PuffBOMB is a free physics based puzzle game somewhat similar to The Incredible Machine. Using the mouse, you place and...

DOS (1996)

Pulse is an interesting game where you try to get a group of pieces of the same color together similar...

Pulse Warrior ZX Spectrum Front Cover

Commodore 64 (1988) and ZX Spectrum (1988)

Who needs weaponry when you're trying to save the earth from the invasion of the beings of Cirrus Major? Hopefully...

Puppy Sanctuary Windows Front Cover

Windows (2011), iPhone (2012) and iPad (2012)

Welcome to Puppy Island! A happy, serene...Oh, my! Pesky aliens are kidnapping (puppynapping?) puppies! Rescue the puppies before the aliens...

Pure Chess PlayStation 3 Front Cover

PlayStation 3 (2012), iPhone (2013), Android (2013), iPad (2013), Nintendo 3DS (2014), PS Vita (2012), Wii U (2014) and PlayStation 4 (2014)

Pure Chess offers digital chess games on a 3D board with a camera view that can be moved freely. Players...

Windows (2005)

Pure Pazaak is a fan-made stand-alone version of a fictional card game Pazaak, which was featured as a minigame in...

The Pure Wargame DOS Front Cover

DOS (1995)

The Pure Wargame is a quintessential turn-based wargame. The first one in a proposed series (and the only one released),...

Purrfect Pet Shop Windows Front Cover

Windows (2008)

While Peter and Sofia were on vacation, Nana called asking a little help at her pet adoption center. Her doctor...

Pursuit of the Graf Spee Apple II Front Cover

Apple II (1982)

Pursuit of the Graf Spee is a strategic game that allows the players to recreate the historic search for the...

Arcade (1995)

PuRuRun is a puzzle game where the goal is to put four or more blobs of the same color next...

Push Browser Front Cover

Browser (2010)

Push is a casual online board game where players can compete with their friends in a stylish and addictive turn-based...

DOS (2014)

A tiny implementation of the Sokoban box-pushing puzzle genre, Pusher fits it all into a paltry 512 bytes of space...

Atari ST (1992)

Push 'n' Shove is a freeware puzzle game coded in STOS. The goal of each level is to push blocks...

Pushover DOS Front Cover

DOS (1992), SNES (1992), Amiga (1992), Atari ST (1992) and Arcade (1992)

You're playing a small ant that is willing to help a friend in rather inconvenient situation. Apparently, your friend, doggie,...

Pushover Windows Front Cover

Windows (2006)

This freeware remake of the puzzle game from 1992 replaces the graphics and sounds with enhanced assets, while maintaining intact...

Windows (2000)

Push-Pull is one of a package of games produced by The Code Zone. Games from this package were used, in...

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