Top Strategy Games of 2011

Welcome to's top strategy games of 2011, a list of the best videogames, created from editorial reviews on the site. It's the perfect tool to find that great game you haven't played yet, or even to find a gem for a friend or loved one as a gift.

Please take into account this list is in descending order! is always open to hearing about your opinion. Would your list be different? If so let us know by contacting us or tweeting us @VideoGamerCom.

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  • 5.

    Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II – Retribution

    In abandoning the tight focus of the former Dawn of War games, Retribution's sprawl offers increased versatility at the cost of inventive set pieces and the same sense of progression. Sub-Sector Aurelia is on the brink of... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC

  • 4.

    Tiny Tower

    Tiny Tower's real question is about the scale of its economy, then, and whether you can stomach playing a game that becomes increasingly desperate in its desires to part you with chunks of your money. One of the joys of iOS... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: iPhone

  • 3.

    From Dust

    It's easy to appreciate From Dust, but harder to enjoy it. Regardless of this fact, it's an important game - bold, innovative and different - and well worth checking out during the summer drought. Mother Nature is a cruel... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360

  • 2.

    Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together

    Tactics Ogre: Let us Cling Together is a charming restoration of a classic game. Let us Cling Together? That's a really horrid caption, immediately conjuring up the kind of broken, half-formed Engrish sentiment that Square... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PSP

  • 1.

    Total War: Shogun 2

    Shogun 2 is a worthy successor to the original and shows that Creative Assembly has no desire to stop making great strategy games. The land of the rising sun holds a strange sort of fascination for westerners, more so than... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC