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This section is for listing games that fall within the turn based tactics/strategy role playing game genres.

Turn Based Strategy Games

The games listed here are an important resource in creation of future games of this genre. The innovations introduced by various series as well as the standard set by the very earliest of these games is the highlight of this section. Each game page will contain a Wikipedia excerpt with basic information and images as well as discussion of what these games bring to the strategy table.

Upcoming Games
Natural DoctrineVITA9/16/2014NA
Code Name: S.T.E.A.M.3DS2015WW
Arc The Lad Series
Arc The LadPSX1995JP 2010NA 2012EU
Arc the Lad IIPSX1996JP 2010NA
Arc the Lad IIIPSX1999JP 2011NA 2012EU
Arc the Lad: Twilight of the SpiritsPS22003JP 2003NA 2004EU
Dept. Heaven Series
Yggdra Union: We'll Never Fight AloneGBA2006JP 2006NA 2007EU
Knights in the NightmareNDS2008JP 2008NA 2010JP/NA 1)
GungnirPSP2011JP 2012NA
Yggdra Unison2) NDS2009JP
Blaze Union: Story to Reach the FuturePSP2010JP
Gloria UnionPSP2011JP
Disgaea Series
Disgaea: Hour of DarknessPS22003JP 2003NA 2004EU
Disgaea: Afternoon of DarknessPSP2006JP 2007NA 2007EU
Disgaea DSNDS2008JP 2008NA 2009EU
Disgaea 2: Cursed MemoriesPS22006JP 2006NA 2006EU
Disgaea 2: Dark Hero DaysPSP2009JP 2009NA 2010EU
Disgaea 3: Absence of JusticePS32008JP 2008NA 2009EU
Disgaea 3: Absence of DetentionVITA2011JP 2012NA 2012EU
Disgaea 4: A Promise UnforgottenPS32011JP 2011NA 2011EU
Dofus Online Series
DofusPC2005JP 2005NA 2004EU 3)
WakfuPC2012JP 2012NA 2012EU
Final Fantasy Tactics Series
Final Fantasy TacticsPSX1997JP 1998NA
Final Fantasy Tactics: War of the LionsPSP2007JP 2007NA 2007EU
Final Fantasy Tactics AdvanceGBA2003JP 2003NA 2003EU
Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the RiftNDS2007JP 2008NA 2008EU
Fire Emblem Series
Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragons and the Blade of LightNES1990JP
Fire Emblem GaidenNES1992JP
Fire Emblem: Mystery of the EmblemSNES1994JP
Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy WarSNES1996JP
Fire Emblem: Thracia 776SNES1999JP
Fire Emblem: The Binding BladeGBA2002JP
Fire Emblem: The Sword of FlameGBA2003JP 2003NA 2004EU
Fire Emblem: The Sacred StonesGBA2004JP 2005NA 2005EU
Fire Emblem: Path of RadianceGCUBE2005JP 2005NA 2005EU
Fire Emblem: Radiant DawnWII2007JP 2007NA 2008EU
Fire Emblem: Shadow DragonNDS2008JP 2009NA 2008EU
Fire Emblem: Heroes of Light and ShadowNDS2010JP
Fire Emblem Awakening3DS2012JP 2013NA
Front Mission
Front MissionSNES1995JP 2007NA 4)
Front Mission 2PSX1997JP
Front Mission 3PSX1999JP 2000NA 2000EU
Front Mission 4PS22003JP 2004NA
Front Mission 5: Scars of the WarPS22005JP
Front Mission 2089NDS20085) JP
Ogre Battle Series
Ogre Battle: The March of the Black QueenSNES1993JP 1995NA
Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling TogetherSNES1995JP 1998NA 2011EU
Ogre Battle 64: Person of Lordly CaliberN641999JP 2000NA 2010EU
Ogre Battle: Legend of the Zenobia PrinceNGPC2000JP
Tactics Ogre: The Knight of LodisGBA2001JP 2002NA
Romance of the Three Kingdoms Series
Dynasty TacticsPS22002JP 2002NA 2002EU
Dynasty Tactics 2PS22003JP 2003NA 2003EU
Romance of the Three KingdomsNES1988JP 1989NA
Romance of the Three Kingdoms IISNES1991JP 1991NA
Romance of the Three Kingdoms IIISNES1992JP 1993NA
Romance of the Three Kingdoms IVPSX1995JP 1996NA
Romance of the Three Kingdoms VSAT1996JP
Romance of the Three Kingdoms VIPSX1998JP 2000NA
Romance of the Three Kingdoms VIIPS22000JP 2002NA
Romance of the Three Kingdoms VIIIPS22002JP 2003NA 2004EU
Romance of the Three Kingdoms IXPS22003JP 2004NA
Romance of the Three Kingdoms XPS22004JP 2005NA
Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIPS22006JP 2007NA 2008EU
Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIIPS32012JP
Sakura Wars Series 6)
Sakura WarsSAT1996JP
Sakura Wars 2SAT1998JP
Sakura Wars 3DC2001JP
Sakura Wars 4DC2002JP
Sakura Wars: So Long My Love PS22005JP 2010NA 7)
Shining Series
Shining ForceGEN1992JP 1993NA 2004NA 8) 2007NA 9)) 2010NA 10) 2011NA 11)
Shining Force GaidenSGG1992JP 2013JP 12)
Shining Force: The Sword of HajyaSGG1993JP 1994NA 2013JP 13) 2013NA 14)
Shining Force IIGEN1993JP 1994NA 2008JP 15) 2008NA 16) 2009NA 17) 2009JP 18) 2011NA 19)
Shining Force Gaiden: Final ConflictSGG1995JP 2013JP 20)
Shining Force CDSCD1994JP 1995NA
Shining Force III21) SAT1997JP 1998NA
Shining Force FeatherNDS2009JP
Shining BladePSP2012JP
Shining ArkPSP2013JP
Valkyria Chronicles Series
Valkyria ChroniclesPS32008JP 2008NA
Valkyria Chronicles IIPSP2010JP 2010NA
Valkyria Chronicles IIIPSP2011JP
Wars Series
Famicom WarsNES1988JP
Game Boy WarsGB1991JP
Game Boy Wars TurboGBC1997JP
Game Boy Wars 2GBC1998JP
Game Boy Wars 3GBC2001JP
Super Famicom WarsSNES1998JP
Advance WarsGBA2004JP 2001NA 2002EU
Advance Wars 2: Black Hole RisingGBA2004JP 2003NA 2003EU
Advance Wars: Dual StrikeNDS2005JP 2005NA 2005EU
Advance Wars: Days of RuinNDS2008NA 2008EU
Astonishia StoryPSP2006JP 2006NA 2006EU
Azure Dreams22) PSX1997JP 1998NA 1998EU
Battle For WesnothPC23) 2003NA24)
Chaos WarsPS22006JP 2008NA
Crimson Gem SagaPSP2008JP 2009NA
Dragon Shadow SpellPS22007JP
Elvandia StoryPS22007JP
Fell Seal: Arbiter's MarkNS25)2019NA
GemfireSNES1991JP 1992NA
Jeanne D'arcPSP2006JP 2007NA
Rondo of SwordsDS2007JP 2008NA
Sacred BlazePS22009JP
Spectral GenePS22007JP
Stella Deus: The Gate of EternityPS22004JP 2005NA
Suikoden TacticsPS22005JP 2005NA

Released on PSP
Genre: Real Time Strategy
Dofus was first distributed in France
Nintendo DS
Released 3 years earlier for mobile devices
Genre: Dating Sim/Turn Based Strategy
Wii and PS2
11) , 12) , 13) , 14) , 15) , 17)
Wii Virtual Console
PS3 and XBOX360
PC via Steam
3DS Virtual Console
Released in 3 parts, only part 1 was released outside Japan
Genre: Roguelike RPG
It is cross-platform, and runs on AmigaOS 4, BeOS, FreeBSD, GNU/Linux (including OS flavors running on GP2X and Nokia n800, n810, and n900 handheld devices), Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, MorphOS, NetBSD, OpenBSD, RISC OS, iOS, Solaris, Android, Playbook and Google Native Client running under Google Chrome.
Available in 50 languages
Released for PC, Switch and PS4
games/start.txt · Last modified: 2019/09/13 01:48 by lou