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This is an index of grand strategy video games, sorted chronologically. Information regarding date of release, developer, platform, setting, and notability is provided when available. The table can be sorted by clicking on the small boxes next to the column headings.

Legend

Video game platforms
AMI Amiga
APPII Apple II
ATR Atari 8-bit family
C64 Commodore 64
CROSS Cross-platform
DC Dreamcast
DOS DOS / MS-DOS
FM7 FM-7
FMT FM Towns
GEN Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
LIN Linux
MAC Macintosh / Mac OS
MSX MSX
MSX2 MSX2
OSX macOS / OS X
PBEM Play-by-email
PC88 PC-8800 series
PC98 PC-9800 series
PS1 PlayStation / PSone
PS2 PlayStation 2
PSP PlayStation Portable
S32X 32X
SAT Sega Saturn
SCD Mega-CD / Sega CD
ST Atari ST
WIN Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 10
WIN9X Windows 9x
WINNT Windows NT
Wii Wii
WS WonderSwan
X1 X1
X68K X68000

List

Year Game Developer Setting Platform Notes
1983 Geopolitique 1990 Strategic Simulations Inc. Cold War APPII, C64
1983 Nobunaga's Ambition Koei Sengoku Jidai GB, GEN, MSX, NES, SNES First title in the series.
1985 Colonial Conquest SSI Age of Discovery APPII, ATR, ST, C64
1985 Romance of the Three Kingdoms Koei Three Kingdoms DOS, FM7, MSX, AMI, NES, PC88, SNES, WS, X1 First title in the series.
1986 Balance of Power Mindscape Cold War MAC, WIN "1990 Edition" released in 1989.
1987 Genghis Khan Koei Mongol Invasion PC98, MSX, X68K, DOS, NES, AMI
1989 Romance of the Three Kingdoms II Koei Three Kingdoms DOS, PC88, PC98, MSX2, AMI, NES, SNES, GEN, WS, PS1, WIN9X Sequel to Romance of the Three Kingdoms.
1989 Storm Across Europe SSI World War II C64, AMI, DOS
1991 "L'Empereur" Koei le Napoleonic Wars MSX, DOS, NES, X68K
1991 World Empire Viable Historical DOS, WIN
1992 Romance of the Three Kingdoms III: Dragon of Destiny Koei Three Kingdoms DOS, PC98, X68K, FMT, PCE, SNES, GEN, SCD, PS1, WIN9X Sequel to Romance of the Three Kingdoms II.
1993 Clash of Steel SSI World War II WIN
1994 Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire Koei Three Kingdoms DOS, PC98, SNES, S32X, PS1, SAT, DC, WIN9X Sequel to Romance of the Three Kingdoms III: Dragon of Destiny.
1995 Age of Discovery Email Games Historical PBEM, WIN Alternate version of Global Diplomacy with randomized maps.
1995 Global Diplomacy Email Games Historical PBEM, WIN
1997 Imperialism Frog City Historical MAC, WIN
1997 Romance of the Three Kingdoms V Koei Three Kingdoms DOS, PS1, PSP Sequel to Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire.
1997 Svea Rike Target Games History of Sweden WIN, MAC First title in the series.
1998 Star Wars: Rebellion (video game) Coolhand Interactive Science Fiction WIN9X, WIN
1998 Romance of the Three Kingdoms VI: Awakening of the Dragon Koei Three Kingdoms WIN9X, PS1, PSP Sequel to Romance of the Three Kingdoms V.
1999 Imperialism II: Age of Exploration Frog City Historical MAC, WIN Sequel to Imperialism.
2000 Europa Universalis Paradox Historical WIN First title in the series.
2000 Risk II Deep Red Historical WIN, MAC
2000 Romance of the Three Kingdoms VII Koei Three Kingdoms WIN9X, MAC, PSP, PS1, PS2 Sequel to Romance of the Three Kingdoms VI: Awakening of the Dragon.
2001 Europa Universalis II Paradox Historical WIN Sequel to Europa Universalis.
2001 Romance of the Three Kingdoms VIII Koei Three Kingdoms WIN9X, MAC, PSP, PS2 Sequel to Romance of the Three Kingdoms VII.
2002 Hearts of Iron Paradox World War II WIN, MAC, OSX First title in the series.
2002 SuperPower GolemLabs Modern history WIN First title in the series.
2003 Romance of the Three Kingdoms IX Koei Three Kingdoms WIN9X, PS2 Sequel to Romance of the Three Kingdoms VIII.
2003 Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun Paradox 19th century WIN, OSX First title in the series.
2004 Crusader Kings Paradox Middle Ages WIN First title in the series.
2004 Knights of Honor Black Sea Studios Medieval WIN First title in the series.
2004 Romance of the Three Kingdoms X Koei Three Kingdoms WIN9X, PS2 Sequel to Romance of the Three Kingdoms IX.
2004 SuperPower 2 GolemLabs Modern WIN Sequel to SuperPower.
2005 Generation of Chaos Idea Factory Fantasy PSP
2005 Hearts of Iron II Paradox World War II WIN, OSX Sequel to Hearts of Iron.
2005 Supreme Ruler 2010 BattleGoat Studios Science fiction WIN First title in the series.
2006 Birth of America SEP BOA European colonization of the Americas WIN
2006 Romance of the Three Kingdoms XI Koei Three Kingdoms WIN, PS2, Wii Sequel to Romance of the Three Kingdoms X.
2007 Ageod's American Civil War AGEOD American Civil War WIN
2007 Europa Universalis III Paradox Historical WIN Sequel to Europa Universalis II.
2007 Making History: The Calm & The Storm Muzzy Lane World War II WIN
2008 Europa Universalis: Rome Paradox Ancient Rome WIN Sequel to Europa Universalis III.
2008 Supreme Ruler 2020 BattleGoat Studios Science fiction WIN Sequel to Supreme Ruler 2010.
2008 TripleA TripleA team Historical CROSS Clone of the board game, Axis and Allies.
2009 Hearts of Iron III Paradox Historical WIN, OSX Sequel to Hearts of Iron II.
2009 For the Glory Crystal Empire Games Historical WIN Stand-alone game based on Europa Universalis II.
2009 Arsenal of Democracy BL-Logic Historical WIN Stand-alone game based on Hearts of Iron II.
2010 Distant Worlds Code Force Science fiction WIN
2010 Making History II: The War of the World Muzzy Lane World War II WIN, OSX Sequel to Making History: The Calm & The Storm
2010 Rise of Prussia AGEOD Seven Years' War WIN
2010 Victoria II Paradox Victorian era WIN, OSX Sequel to Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun.
2015 Making History: The Great War Muzzy Lane World War I WIN, OSX Sequel to Making History II: The War of the World.
2011 Darkest Hour: A Hearts of Iron Game Darkest Hour Team Historical WIN Stand-alone game based on Hearts of Iron 2 Armageddon.
2011 Pride of Nations AGEOD 19th century WIN
2011 Supreme Ruler: Cold War BattleGoat Studios Cold War WIN
2011 Sengoku Paradox Sengoku era WIN, OSX
2011 Fate of the World Red Redemption Science fiction WIN, OSX
2012 Hegemony Gold: Wars of Ancient Greece Longbow Games Ancient Greece WIN
2012 Romance of the Three Kingdoms XII Koei Three Kingdoms WIN, WiiU, PS3 Sequel to Romance of the Three Kingdoms XI.
2012 Crusader Kings II Paradox Medieval WIN, OSX, LIN Sequel to Crusader Kings.
2013 Ageod's American Civil War II AGEOD American Civil War WIN
2013 Europa Universalis IV Paradox Early modern period WIN, OSX, LIN Sequel to Europa Universalis III.
2013 Nobunaga's Ambition: Sphere of Influence Koei Sengoku era WIN
2013 March of the Eagles Paradox Napoleonic era WIN, OSX
2013 Dominions 4: Thrones of Ascension Illwinter Game Design Fantasy WIN, OSX, LIN Sequel to Dominions 3.
2014 Hegemony Rome: The Rise of Caesar Longbow Games Ancient Rome WIN Sequel to Hegemony Gold: Wars of Ancient Greece.
2014 Supreme Ruler 1936 BattleGoat Studios Historical WIN, OSX
2014 Supreme Ruler Ultimate BattleGoat Studios Historical, Science fiction WIN, OSX
2015 Hegemony III: Clash of the Ancients Longbow Games Ancient Rome WIN Sequel to Hegemony Rome: The Rise of Caesar.
2016 Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII Koei Three Kingdoms WIN, PS3, PS4, PS Vita, XO, Nintendo Switch Sequel to Romance of the Three Kingdoms XII
2016 Hearts of Iron IV Paradox World War II WIN, OSX, LIN Sequel to Hearts of Iron III.
2016 Stellaris Paradox Science fiction WIN, OSX, LIN, PS4, XO
2017 Supreme Ruler The Great War BattleGoat Studios Historical, Science fiction WIN, OSX
2019 Imperator: Rome Paradox Ancient Rome WIN, OSX, LIN Sequel to Europa Universalis: Rome.
2020 Crusader Kings III Paradox Medieval WIN, OSX, LIN Sequel to Crusader Kings II.

See also