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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.

Title System Release
Upcoming Games
Natural Doctrine VITA 9/16/2014NA
Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. 3DS 2015WW
Arc The Lad Series
Arc The Lad PSX 1995JP 2010NA 2012EU
Arc the Lad II PSX 1996JP 2010NA
Arc the Lad III PSX 1999JP 2011NA 2012EU
Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits PS2 2003JP 2003NA 2004EU
Dept. Heaven Series
Yggdra Union: We'll Never Fight Alone GBA 2006JP 2006NA 2007EU
Knights in the Nightmare NDS 2008JP 2008NA 2010JP/NA1)
Gungnir PSP 2011JP 2012NA
Yggdra Unison2) NDS 2009JP
Blaze Union: Story to Reach the Future PSP 2010JP
Gloria Union PSP 2011JP
Disgaea Series
Disgaea: Hour of Darkness PS2 2003JP 2003NA 2004EU
Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness PSP 2006JP 2007NA 2007EU
Disgaea DS NDS 2008JP 2008NA 2009EU
Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories PS2 2006JP 2006NA 2006EU
Disgaea 2: Dark Hero Days PSP 2009JP 2009NA 2010EU
Disgaea 3: Absence of Justice PS3 2008JP 2008NA 2009EU
Disgaea 3: Absence of Detention VITA 2011JP 2012NA 2012EU
Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten PS3 2011JP 2011NA 2011EU
Dofus Online Series
Dofus PC 2005JP 2005NA 2004EU 3)
Wakfu PC 2012JP 2012NA 2012EU
Final Fantasy Tactics Series
Final Fantasy Tactics PSX 1997JP 1998NA
Final Fantasy Tactics: War of the Lions PSP 2007JP 2007NA 2007EU
Final Fantasy Tactics Advance GBA 2003JP 2003NA 2003EU
Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift NDS 2007JP 2008NA 2008EU
Fire Emblem Series
Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragons and the Blade of Light NES 1990JP
Fire Emblem Gaiden NES 1992JP
Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem SNES 1994JP
Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War SNES 1996JP
Fire Emblem: Thracia 776 SNES 1999JP
Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade GBA 2002JP
Fire Emblem: The Sword of Flame GBA 2003JP 2003NA 2004EU
Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones GBA 2004JP 2005NA 2005EU
Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance GCUBE 2005JP 2005NA 2005EU
Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn WII 2007JP 2007NA 2008EU
Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon NDS 2008JP 2009NA 2008EU
Fire Emblem: Heroes of Light and Shadow NDS 2010JP
Fire Emblem Awakening 3DS 2012JP 2013NA
Front Mission
Front Mission SNES 1995JP 2007NA 4)
Front Mission 2 PSX 1997JP
Front Mission 3 PSX 1999JP 2000NA 2000EU
Front Mission 4 PS2 2003JP 2004NA
Front Mission 5: Scars of the War PS2 2005JP
Front Mission 2089 NDS 20085) JP
Ogre Battle Series
Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen SNES 1993JP 1995NA
Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together SNES 1995JP 1998NA 2011EU
Ogre Battle 64: Person of Lordly Caliber N64 1999JP 2000NA 2010EU
Ogre Battle: Legend of the Zenobia Prince NGPC 2000JP
Tactics Ogre: The Knight of Lodis GBA 2001JP 2002NA
Romance of the Three Kingdoms Series
Dynasty Tactics PS2 2002JP 2002NA 2002EU
Dynasty Tactics 2 PS2 2003JP 2003NA 2003EU
Romance of the Three Kingdoms NES 1988JP 1989NA
Romance of the Three Kingdoms II SNES 1991JP 1991NA
Romance of the Three Kingdoms III SNES 1992JP 1993NA
Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV PSX 1995JP 1996NA
Romance of the Three Kingdoms V SAT 1996JP
Romance of the Three Kingdoms VI PSX 1998JP 2000NA
Romance of the Three Kingdoms VII PS2 2000JP 2002NA
Romance of the Three Kingdoms VIII PS2 2002JP 2003NA 2004EU
Romance of the Three Kingdoms IX PS2 2003JP 2004NA
Romance of the Three Kingdoms X PS2 2004JP 2005NA
Romance of the Three Kingdoms XI PS2 2006JP 2007NA 2008EU
Romance of the Three Kingdoms XII PS3 2012JP
Sakura Wars Series6)
Sakura Wars SAT 1996JP
Sakura Wars 2 SAT 1998JP
Sakura Wars 3 DC 2001JP
Sakura Wars 4 DC 2002JP
Sakura Wars: So Long My Love PS2 2005JP 2010NA7)
Shining Series
Shining Force GEN 1992JP 1993NA 2004NA8) 2007NA9) 2010NA10) 2011NA11)
Shining Force Gaiden SGG 1992JP 2013JP12)
Shining Force: The Sword of Hajya SGG 1993JP 1994NA 2013JP13) 2013NA14)
Shining Force II GEN 1993JP 1994NA 2008JP15) 2008NA16) 2009NA17) 2009JP18) 2011NA19)
Shining Force Gaiden: Final Conflict SGG 1995JP 2013JP20)
Shining Force CD SCD 1994JP 1995NA
Shining Force III21) SAT 1997JP 1998NA
Shining Force Feather NDS 2009JP
Shining Blade PSP 2012JP
Shining Ark PSP 2013JP
Valkyria Chronicles Series
Valkyria Chronicles PS3 2008JP 2008NA
Valkyria Chronicles II PSP 2010JP 2010NA
Valkyria Chronicles III PSP 2011JP
Wars Series
Famicom Wars NES 1988JP
Game Boy Wars GB 1991JP
Game Boy Wars Turbo GBC 1997JP
Game Boy Wars 2 GBC 1998JP
Game Boy Wars 3 GBC 2001JP
Super Famicom Wars SNES 1998JP
Advance Wars GBA 2004JP 2001NA 2002EU
Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising GBA 2004JP 2003NA 2003EU
Advance Wars: Dual Strike NDS 2005JP 2005NA 2005EU
Advance Wars: Days of Ruin NDS 2008NA 2008EU
Astonishia Story PSP 2006JP 2006NA 2006EU
Azure Dreams22) PSX 1997JP 1998NA 1998EU
Battle For Wesnoth PC23) 2003NA24)
Chaos Wars PS2 2006JP 2008NA
Crimson Gem Saga PSP 2008JP 2009NA
Gemfire SNES 1991JP 1992NA
Jeanne D'arc PSP 2006JP 2007NA
Rondo of Swords DS 2007JP 2008NA
Stella Deus: The Gate of Eternity PS2 2004JP 2005NA
Suikoden Tactics PS2 2005JP 2005NA
Wachenröder SAT 1998JP

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
9) , 15) , 16)
Wii Virtual Console
11) , 19)
PC via Steam
12) , 13) , 14) , 20)
3DS Virtual Console
17) , 18)
PS3 and XBOX360
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
games/start.txt · Last modified: 2014/08/02 17:09 by lou