Top Strategy Games of 2012

Welcome to VideoGamer.com's top strategy games of 2012, 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! VideoGamer.com 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.

    Triple Town

    Three to play? I'm an aspiring sort, so I spend most of my days determined to get invited to gaming's chin-stroking intelligentsia. "Of course I like city building games," I will say when asked at a cheese and wine soiree,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: iPhone

  • 4.

    Total War: Shogun 2 - Fall of the Samurai

    There's a magic in Fall of the Samurai's weird juxtaposition of old and new. On paper, Shogun 2: Fall of the Samurai reads like the ramblings of an eight year old after his first history lesson, hand stretched tentatively... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC

  • 3.

    Awesomenauts

    Awesomenauts is a fascinating first step in bringing the MOBA genre to console. At Gamescom 2011, Valve hosted a DOTA 2 tournament that boasted one million dollars in prize money. Couple this with the eSports success of League... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 2.

    Civilization V - Gods and Kings

    Gods & Kings will certainly rekindle the attention of those faithful to Civilization V's streamlined focus. George Michael famously sang that we all needed faith, but few things needed it more than vanilla Civilization V.... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC

  • 1.

    XCOM: Enemy Unknown

    XCOM works best as a panic management simulator. To get the most enjoyment from XCOM: Enemy Unknown, name your squad. Whether you opt for philosophers, authors, members of your favourite band, or even your Twitter pals, it's... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3, PC