The Best Strategy Games On PCLuke Plunkett11/07/16 7:00pmFiled to: the bestspckotaku core34747EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkThe PC is home to just about every type of video game under the sun, but few are as quintessentially PC as strategy games.AdvertisementBecause it’s such a popular (and important) type of game for the platform, and because I’ve spent way too much time playing them over the past few years, I thought I’d help folks out by putting together a list of what I consider to be the very best strategy games for the very best system to play them on.So what counts as a strategy game? That’s a good question. One that, thanks to video gaming’s ceaseless drive to remove all meaning from its genre names, we may never be able to settle on. The lines blur so much between “strategy” and “RTS” and “grand strategy” and “management” and “simulation” that I’ve tried to restrict this list to games that, well, most people would simply agree (through a gut feeling) were OK with being called “strategy games”.AdvertisementHere, then, are the best games to play if you feel like taking charge of something, ruining an economy and/or driving an army across the fields of your enemies.CIVILIZATION VGIF What more can I say? A titan in the field, it stands as not just the best Civilization game, but one of the best games ever released on the PC. Whatever your strategic cup of tea, be it war, diplomacy or exploration, Civilization V has you covered.And yes, I know that Civilization VI is out now and is very good, but I’ll be waiting at least a few months (and maybe for an expansion or two) before passing judgement on whether it can unseat Civ V on this list or not.