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Age of Wonders: Planetfall Game Poster Image
age 16+
Great strategy goes sci-fi with complex yet familiar entry.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Sid Meier's Civilization VI (Switch) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Educational world simulator is a perfect fit for Switch.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
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Surviving Mars: Space Race Game Poster Image
age 10+
Mars colonization gets competitive in strategy expansion.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Terraforming Mars Game Poster Image
age 12+
Strategy game marred by faulty interface, connection issues.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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BattleTech Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Lead destructive mechs in battle to conquer a space empire.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2018)
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Knowledge Is Power Game Poster Image
age 13+
Amusing, funny trivia game fuses console with mobile.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2017)
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The Escapists 2 Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Prison escape strategy sim returns with a breakout hit.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Endless Space 2 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Deep galactic empire simulation demands strategic thinking.
Platforms: Windows
(2017)
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Atlas Reactor Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Sci-fi strategy brings new tactics to multiplayer matches.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Battle Worlds: Kronos Game Poster Image
age 13+
Disjointed, mildly violent strategy with heavy-handed plot.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2016)
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Overfall Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Deep, fun adventures, but story builder very complex.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Plague Inc: Evolved Game Poster Image
age 12+
Spread a virus, kill the human race in this strategy game.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth - Rising Tide Game Poster Image
age 11+
Oceanic expansion makes sci-fi world simulation even better.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Big Pharma Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Dense, hard simulation skewers the health care industry.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Sid Meier's Starships Game Poster Image
age 10+
Accessible, action-heavy space strategy with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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XCOM: Enemy Within Game Poster Image
age 18+
Expansion to a violent and mature strategy sci-fi game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Mech Mice Tactics Game Poster Image
age 12+
Fun fantasy strategy game for kids is combat-heavy.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
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Pikmin 3 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun and colorful strategy/puzzle game is a Wii U must-have.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
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Endless Space Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Tough, fresh strategy game is like Civilization in space.
Platforms: Windows
(2012)
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Sid Meier's Civilization V: Gods & Kings Game Poster Image
age 11+
Fab expansion to historical sim adds religion to the mix.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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