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The most popular World War II games

World War II was one of deadliest wars in history and one of the most well known: everyone knows about Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin, Churchill and the horrors that happened during that conflict. A lot of games are set during that time and in the areas of the world where World War II took place, mainly combat flight simulators, wargames and strategy games in general.

Most popular World War II games

Empire Earth
strategyWindows XP/98/95
Overlord
vehicle simulationDOS
Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines
strategyWindows XP/98/95
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Empire Earth

Windows XP/98/952001protected4.3/5 Stainless Steel Studios
Empire Earth is a real-time strategy (RTS) game developed by Stainless Steel Studios and released by Sierra Entertainment in 2001. It's often compared to the "Age of Empires" series due to its similar gameplay mechanics and historical setting. However, "Empire Earth" stands out with its unique concept of spanning the entire history of mankind, from...
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Overlord

DOS19943.8/5 Rowan Software
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Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines

Windows XP/98/951998protected4.2/5 Pyro Studios
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101: The Airborne Invasion of Normandy

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 Empire Interactive
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Axis and Allies

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 Wargaming West
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Wolfenstein 3D

DOSMac OS1992protecteddemo4.1/5 id software
Wolfenstein 3D is the first-person shooter that popularized the whole genre in the early 90s and is considered one of the greatest games ever made. Wolfenstein 3D was designed by John Romero and Tom Hall (id Software) and released as shareware by Apogee Software in 1992 for DOS. Wolfenstein 3D is based on the Wolf3D engine, programmed by John ...
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Aces of the deep

DOS19944.2/5 Dynamix
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B-17 Flying Fortress

DOS19924.2/5 MicroProse Software
B-17 Flying Fortress is a single-player historical combat flight simulation game designed by Mike Brunton, developed and released by MicroProse Software in 1992 for DOS, Amiga and Atari ST. As the title suggests, it's a simulation of the B-17 heavy bomber, set during World War II. Flight is not the only aspect of the game you are involved with: you...
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Commandos: Beyond the Call of Duty

Windows XP/98/951999protected4.1/5 Pyro Studios
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Decision in the Desert

DOS19853.8/5 MicroProse Software
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Steel Panthers

DOS19954.2/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
Steel Panthers is the first game in the Steel Panthers series. It was released in 1995 by Strategic Simulations, Inc. (SSI). This initial release laid the foundation for the series and introduced players to the turn-based tactical wargame experience that would be further developed in subsequent titles. The game focused on armored warfare and featur...
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Castle Wolfenstein

DOS19844.1/5 Muse Software
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Spear of Destiny

DOS19924.2/5 id software
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Dogfight: 80 Years of Aerial Warfare

DOS19934.3/5 Vektor graphics
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Command HQ

DOS19904/5 Ozark Softscape
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Gary Grigsby's War in Russia

DOS1993protected3.7/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Advanced Destroyer Simulator

DOS19904/5 Futura
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Panzer General

DOS1994protected4.2/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
Panger General is a turn based strategy wargame developed by SSI set in World War 2. The player can choose Axis or Allies and fight against the AI or another human player in more than 30 scenarios on a classic hex based map.
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Secret Weapons of the Luftwaffe

DOS19914.2/5 LucasArts
Secret Weapons of the Luftwaffe is a combat flight simulation game developed and published by Lucasfilm Games (later known as LucasArts) in 1991. It was designed for MS-DOS systems and later released for Amiga computers. The game was notable for its detailed and immersive portrayal of aerial combat during World War II, particularly focusing on the ...
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Das Boot: German U-Boat Simulation

DOS1990protected4.3/5 Artech Studios
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5th Fleet

DOS19943.9/5
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Their Finest Hour: The Battle of Britain

DOS19894.2/5 LucasArts
Their Finest Hour: The Battle of Britain is an abandoned historical combat flight simulation game set in Great Britain (obviously) during World War 2. Their Finest Hour was designed by Lawrence Holland, developed and released by LucasArts in 1989 for DOS, Amiga, Atari ST.
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1942: The Pacific Air War

DOS1994protected4.3/5 MicroProse Software
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Silent Service 2

DOSMac OS1990protected4.2/5 MicroProse Software
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Panzer General 2

Windows XP/98/951997protected4.1/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Wings of Fury

DOS19894.1/5 Broderbund
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Evasive Action

DOS19934.3/5 Particle Systems
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Axis and Allies: Iron Blitz

Windows XP/98/9519994.2/5 Wargaming West
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Steel Panthers 3: Brigade Command - 1939-1999

DOS1997protected4/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Clash of Steel

DOS1993protected3.9/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.