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If you like Clash of Clans, and want more Strategy...

Clash of Clans offers an introduction to strategy gameplay, and there are a number of other great strategy games to test your skills. The strategy genre offers a lot of variety with real time and turn based games that have their own distinctions. The variations include side scrolling battlefields, team based combat, large scale armies to control, tactical positioning, resource management, and more. If you like Clash of Clans, and want even more strategy, then you have come to the right place.

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Clash Of Clans

Clash of Clans offers an introductory course to strategy games with an accessible set-up. There is a clear cycle structure to build up your base, and then attack other players' bases. It's easy to get into, and allows you to build your way to more complex strategy games.

Build your village into an unbeatable fortress
Clash of Clans

The build and battler that started an App Store trend.

Clash of Clans

Clash of Clans


Build up your home base as best you can. Then, recruit soldiers to go battle other players' bases. Your base can be attacked in the same way. The core structure is to keep building up your base to handle any new onslaughts as well as build up your attacking force.

Real Time Strategy Action

In the battle portion of Clash of Clan, you have access to straightforward real time strategy of placing your units to overwhelm your opponent's defenses. There are a ton of real time strategy variations with the highlight being side scrolling action as there's a sense of progression. Look no further than a new south Park themed version.

South Park: Phone Destroyer™

South Park


A South Park themed real time strategy game.

Come on down to South Park, and meet some friends of mine. A new South Park game for iOS that delivers real time strategy gameplay either in the single player campaign or online PvP matches. The familiar cast is in place, accented with different themes based on collectible cards.

Turn Based Combat

The alternative to real time is turn based allowing you to do as much as you can on your turn to maximize damage as well as prepare to handle your opponent's turn. There's even more strategic skill needed as you need to plan each move like Chess with built out character and level layout complexities. The team variations add even more layers of challenge.

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Banner Saga 2

Complex strategy married with a deluxe survival adventure storyline.

Banner Saga 2

Banner Saga 2


A grand scale adventure that combines challenging turn based strategy with survival adventure tactics and dialogue choices. The sequel continues the storyline of the original with the same Viking mythology.

Plan your strategies
Lost Frontier

A turn based strategy game with a Wild West theme, and it comes from the makers of Zombieville and Battleheart.

Lost Frontier

Lost Frontier

Mika Mobile, Inc.

The heart of Lost Frontier is the story mode with 24 chapters that introduce 20 unique unit types, and an actual Wild West themed storyline. You get to play as a band of bounty hunters, and your goal is to track down a wanted man with steam punk technology and...

Tactical Strategy

The strategy needed is becoming more and more complex. Tactical strategy builds upon the turn based style, and takes it up a notch. Now, you need to position units in the right place based on the environment for the best balance of attack and defense.

Trick shots galore
SteamWorld Heist

SteamWorld Heist

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Use Your Skill to Land the Perfect Shot in SteamWorld Heist

SteamWorld Heist is the iOS port of the popular third installment of the SteamWorld franchise. Prepare for epic shootouts between space robot pirates and gather epic loot while you're at it.

XCOM®: Enemy Within

XCOM®: Enemy Within


A tactical strategy sequel that lets you battle back an alien invasion.

The sequel maintains what made the original so good with multi-layered tactical strategy gameplay. Position your soldiers across intricately designed maps to gain the edge on your alien adversaries. The sequel includes new soldiers, abilities, enemies, maps, missions, and a multiplayer mode.

Oversee The Battle

Real time strategy games come in many forms. Oversee strategy games amplify the action by giving you large scale armies to control. Direct your soldiers with strategic maneuvers to try to gain an edge.

Dawn of Titans

Larger-than-life action strategy gaming from Zynga and the makers of CSR Racing

Dawn of Titans

Dawn of Titans


Developed by NaturalMotion, the Zynga-owned studio behind CSR Racing and Clumsy Ninja, Dawn of Titans is an action strategy game where players lead Titans into battle with vast armies of soldiers. To that end, players build their kingdoms and raid and capture those of other players. Amazing graphics and effects...

Resource Management

These real time strategy games give you two things to consider. First, you need to defend your base. Secondly, and more importantly you need to gather resources to build and power your defense. Without resources, your base can not survive, so you have two strategic elements to consider at once, in real time.

Begin your own space station


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Manage your units to generate resources to handle invading space worms.

Build up your space station to generate specific resources to best survive. The game is all about directing your units to the most advantageous spots to ward off space worms as well as explore mysterious regions. It's quite a balancing act.

Swarm Strategy

Real time strategy can be played in multiple ways as seen in this list. Swarm strategy is all about overwhelming your opponent as you direct swarms of units to conquer individual units. Each unit that you conquer adds to your unit resources so that you can send out bigger and bigger swarms.

Galcon 2: Galactic Conquest
Galcon 2: Galactic Conquest

Galcon 2

Hassey Enterprises, Inc.

Fast paced strategy with hundreds of units to direct around.

Galcon has seen a number of variations that have culminated into this full fledged sequel. The core game remains as you try to conquer the galaxy by sending swarms of ships to overtake planets to build up your resources to continue to expand. The sequel emphasizes online multiplayer as well as numerous game modes.

MOBA, Massive Online Battle Arena

You can test your strategy skills online with real time head to head combat in these MOBA games. Square off with players around the world as you try to use your best units and deploy them at the right time to try to win. The arena component pits a specific map layout to conquer, and you normally have multiple unit types to deploy.

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Dive into this spectacular, fantasy-themed MOBA and claim victory.



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Vainglory is fantasy, sci-fi adventure where you battle to reign supreme. The game offers an amazing multiplayer online battle arena, fast-paced 20-minute matches, team-fighting phases, and collectible cards for hero skins.

Arena Based Real Time Strategy

Real time strategy continues, but now in close quarters combat. The makers of Clash of Clans released their own arena strategy game in the form of Clash Royale. Again, it's a more accessible form of strategy to let you focus on quick play sessions.

Let the battle begin
Clash Royale

Assemble your battle deck and take down enemies in this game of tower defense and card-collecting.

Clash Royale

Clash Royale


Get ready to battle opponents around the world in real-time, action-packed gameplay in Clash Royale. Form your clan, challenge friends to a private duel, and watch some of the best battles on TV Royale. Drag and drop your troops to storm the enemy towers. Battle your way through different arenas...

Goon Squad®

Atari has their own take on Clash Royale with a mobster theme.

Goon Squad®

Goon Squad®


Get ready for the familiar arena based real time strategy with online multiplayer, but with a mobster theme. There are also two additional modes with a co-op and four player free for all to try to differentiate itself from Clash Royale.

Other Build And Battlers

Clash of Clans created its own genre in the form of build and battle. Now, there are a literal ton on the App Store with various themes. Here are some select choices.