Top Strategy Games of 2013

Welcome to's top strategy games of 2013, 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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  • 6.

    Company of Heroes 2

    A fantastic package that outdoes its peers not in tactical nuance, but in raw spectacle. Company of Heroes 2 outdoes its peers not in tactical nuance, but in raw spectacle. Its battles are governed as much by physics as they... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC

  • 5.

    Pocket League Story 2

    Another quality strategy title from the Game Dev Story team. Tired of the interminable football transfer window? The endlessly boring rumour/counter-rumour cycle, the baseless punditry, the general air of panicked hysteria?... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: iPhone

  • 4.

    Total War: Rome 2

    Total War: Rome 2 is a great game, but not the masterpiece you may have been hoping for. It took me a long while to click with Rome 2. A nine-year wait between the original and its successor meant I came into my first campaign... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC

  • 3.

    StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm

    A solo campaign that knocks the socks off the one from Wings of Liberty and a refined multiplayer mode are marred slightly by a reliance on the original game. In an era in which additional content can take so many different... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC

  • 2.

    Card Hunter

    Card Hunter is excellent. Card Hunter is a browser-based free-to-play game which surprisingly isn't total rubbish. After you've finished reeling, here's another shock: Card Hunter is excellent. Strategy card games are in... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC

  • 1.

    XCOM: Enemy Within

    One of the best games of 2012 is back, and it might be the best game of 2013. Enemy Unknown's replay value wasn't evident until you started playing Iron Man, a mode which would cruelly wipe you out and force you to start... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3, PC