[Top 15] Best Military Games in The World

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[Top 15] Best Military Games in The World

One must learn to cherish the simple joys of life, like the color of the sky - or the satisfying feeling of obliterating rival armies with strategic planning in a good military video game. And also, chocolate chip cupcakes with delectable chocolate frosting. Games, however, don’t have all those carbs, so here are the 15 best military games in the world.

1. Squad (PC)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jS-gVWgw2zo

Squad gameplay

Squad successfully brings together several physical elements of combat, offering a rather spherical experience. The game places you in a large environment where rival troops fight for dominance. Cooperate with your fellow soldiers to drive well-coordinated attacks and crush your opponents.

What Makes Squad Fun

  • Various Vehicles: Even though charging up a hill on foot along with your trusted teammates is extremely satisfying, you can also provide support with a tank or with artillery guns. Or, perhaps you could take to the skies in a helicopter to provide air support to your allies. The choices are many, and most of them are pretty awesome.
  • Just Joining in: Experience definitely gives players a considerable advantage, however, newcomers can still depend on their reflexes, precision and skill to get themselves a well deserved win.
  • Raw Realism: Whether it’s the large size, meticulous design, the overall layout of the maps or the visual representation of the physical concepts of gunplay, the game’s sounds, visuals, and mechanics are fully immersive. Even your teammates’ voices are localized and can’t be heard from too far away.

Lone Wolf: Teaming up with your friends to coordinate a strike on your enemies’ base may be safer, but there’s a special kind of pride you can take in taking multiple targets out all by yourself

You Are The God Of Hellfire: Pick up your monstrous instrument of death and spare no one. Squad’s realism is sure to quench your thirst for blood

2. Insurgency Sandstorm (PC / PlayStation 4 / Xbox One)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HToqt6TTtlU

Insurgency Sandstorm gameplay

This multiplayer-focused tactical first-person shooter offers players some close-quarters action and objective-based gameplay. Be warned, this hardcore representation of modern warfare only rewards teamwork and skill. Enter battle with caution, and use guns, vehicles and heavy artillery to emerge victorious.

What Makes Insurgency Sandstorm Fun

  • Armory And Ammo: Make use of a wide array of firearms, gadgets, upgrades, and attachments for your weapons to become an one-man army. Try to manage your ammunition and equipment carefully; a happy trigger finger is not always a good thing.
  • Character Customization: Put together your own unique uniforms, pick between different sets of accessories and choose how your character’s voice sounds in the game. It’s all these small details that make matches more than a game; it becomes personal.
  • Engaging Environment: The expansive nature of the game’s maps, along with the variety of attack vehicles and weapons available to the players, give you complete freedom of choice. From flanking your enemies while your teammates approach head-on with vehicle-mounted machine guns, to going in battle guns blazing (and probably getting your head blown off);the choice is up to you.

Bring It On: I hope you’re not afraid of a challenge because Insurgency Sandstorm’s chaotic world is full of merciless mercenaries engaging in ferocious firefights

And Then There Was Light: Time to polish your demolition skills and bring some explosiveness to the party. It so much fun scattering your enemies’ bodies all over the place

3. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist (PC / PlayStation 3 / Xbox / Wii U)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6xiwoQBcQ8

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist gameplay

You take on the role of field operative Sam Fisher, who’s tasked to stop a group of terrorists from delivering a series of escalating attacks to undermine U.S. interests. Put on your tactical suit and trademark goggles and show them what you’ve got in this thrilling race against time.

What Makes Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist Fun

  • Overwhelming Options: Meticulously define your own personal style as the arsenal and gadgets available to you allow for both a stealthy and a more aggressive approach. With your training as a Special Ops agent, it allows you to handle all forms of combat with dexterity.
  • Unique Upgrades: It’s only fair that efficiency should be rewarded. How well you do in your missions will determine how many additions you can make to your arsenal. If you play your cards right, you might just turn into a force nothing will stop.
  • Multiplayer Madness: Choose whether you want to be a Spy or a Mercenary and customize your character. Join the battle and test how well your playstyle and abilities measure up against others’.

Say Hello To My Little Friend: You may be able to sneak your way into victory, but that doesn’t mean you won’t show them what you’ve got if your position is compromised

Nobody Move, Nobody Gets Hurt: Use your enemies as human shields when you need protection moving through a rather inhospitable environment

4. War Thunder (PC / PlayStation 4 / Xbox One)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYSJwa9M5Ow

War Thunder gameplay

War Thunder places you in the middle of a cutthroat, blood-soaked world of war, where naval, ground and air forces are combined to deliver orchestrated attacks. Whether you’re defending your allies’ aircrafts by shooting down enemy planes with artillery or bringing some chaos into the lives of your enemies on the ground with a tank, one thing is for sure: you’re having one heck of a time.

What Makes War Thunder Fun:

  • Multiple Maps: Saying that War Thunder offers a gigantic collection of maps is a massive understatement. The game’s expansive nature and variety in environments give you no restrictions and plenty of options. But beware; with great maps comes great responsibility.
  • Immersive Intensity: You will often find yourself in highly intense situations, such as piloting a plane that just caught on fire or coordinating an attack on your enemies’ fleet of warships. Remember; actions have consequences, and life or death decisions must be made in a matter of seconds.
  • Collect Deadly Instruments Of War: The sheer number of era-appropriate combat vehicles in the game are mind-boggling. Tanks, aircrafts, and warships with every kind of World War II artillery, it’s all up for the taking. War Thunder is a game made for players who love attention to detail and aren’t afraid of a challenge.

Highway To The Danger Zone: Destroy enemy aircrafts in lengthy, dangerous and challenging battles, where death can come from anywhere

Another One Bites The Dust: Be wary of your surroundings, even if enemy pilots don’t kill you, anti-aircraft artillery fire might

5. Wargame: Red Dragon (PC)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kyACGJbUiRk

Wargame: Red Dragon gameplay

This real-time strategy game revolves around a quickly escalating conflict in Asia, taking place in the years between 1975 and 1991. NATO forces are up against the powerful nations that have formed “The Pact”. Take control of these superpowers’ resources to build your own epic army, and take over the continent of Asia.

What Makes Wargame: Red Dragon Fun:

  • Phenomenal Powers At Play: You’ll command an array of about fourteen hundred units, making sure you use your strategic thinking to get the upper hand in these battlefields of epic proportions. Aircrafts, helicopters, tanks, warships and amphibious units await your orders.
  • Results Matter: Even the seemingly least important decision can tip the balance of the battle in your favor. Your decision making must at all times be on point. Political confidence on your side can be affected by your victories and your overall competence.
  • Critical Control Points: Gain control over important sectors like capital cities and airports to free up more options for strategic maneuvering. Whether it’s marines, fighter pilots or parachutists, deploy additional troops and reinforcements, and confront enemy forces on every level.

Commence Fire: The games realistic depiction of projectile trajectory, combined with its flawlessly designed imagery, is going to give you a delicious taste of mayhem, with tiny hints of terror

Battle On Every Level: Whether it’s on earth, mid-air or in the water, your skills as a master strategist can and will be put to the test

6. Company of Heroes 2 (PC)

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Company of Heroes 2 gameplay

Take on the role of a commander of the iconic Red Army, witness the brutality of World War II and the blood-soaked reality of the Eastern Front. Lead the fight against Nazi scum as you mercilessly shoot, stab, burn and blow up your way to Berlin in one of history’s bloodiest conflicts.

What makes Company of Heroes 2 fun

  • Immersive Environment: One of World War II’s most dominant characters is the weather. Feel the life-threatening harshness of winter, as the game’s dynamic weather system offers a fully immersive experience.
  • Intense Multiplayer: If you have the kind of skills that are worth showcasing to the rest of the world, Company of Heroes 2 features both co-op and competitive multiplayer modes.
  • Battle Tactics: Command and coordinate your attacks on the frontline. It’s a demanding task and this game is promised to deliver players a real challenge. Watch as the results of your strategies unveil before you in a real-time theater of mayhem.

It’s A Trap: Set up a proper ambush to give Nazis the biggest surprise of their soon to be cut short lives

Full-Scale Military Madness: Deploy your infantry units along with terrifying tanks to strike terror into the hearts of your foes

7. Sniper Elite 4 (PC / PlayStation 4 / Xbox One)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hRABmkVI_U&t=37s

 

Sniper Elite 4 gameplay

This combination of stealth and action is truly a work of art, one that is sure to give players an unforgettable, immersive experience of World War II. Fight for the Italian Resistance as elite marksman and covert agent Karl Fairbourne and help free their country, and the world, from fascist scumbags.

What Makes Sniper Elite 4 Fun

  • Spectacular Sniping: Sniper Elite is one of those games that elevates sniping to an art form. Environmental factors play an important role in the game, particularly when it’s set on higher difficulty. Use your skills to compensate for factors such as bullet drop and the direction of the wind when taking down a target.
  • Great, Gory Kill-Cams: A high caliber bullet gracefully entering Nazis’ brains, or ripping through their testicles; now that is a sight to see. Enjoy the awesome affect your shots have on enemy soldiers’ bodies, with meticulously precise Kill-Cams.
  • Wielding World War II Weapons: Sniper Elite 4 gives players the chance to unlock a wide array of iconic weaponry from that era. From small but powerful handguns to trusty snipers, building your own arsenal’s always fun.

Anatomy Of A Murder: Watch as your bullets crack open Nazi sculls in a most enjoyable fashion

Let’s Get Physical: Get up close and personal to your enemies and give them a little taste of terror often using your bare hands

8. Hell Let Loose (PC)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9Dz5hASW9c

Hell Let Loose gameplay

Welcome to the second World War, son. In Hell Let Loose you are just a soldier, an unknown hero in a time of crisis. Do your part for the allied forces and join a war that will define history and the world as we know it. Drive attack vehicles and dodge gunfire in the midst of the madness that is battle.

What Makes Hell Let Loose Fun:

  • Realistic Maps: Grab your firearm and head to battle in one of the game’s gigantic maps. The textures, design, and layout of each real-life area that is portrayed in the game reflects reality down to the last detail
  • Next Level Multiplayer: Multiplayer matches are constructed so as to immerse players in the heat of battle. A large number of players, a realistic layout of the maps, and the ability to choose your role in the battlefield make for a very amusing – and jarring, – kind of gameplay.
  • Teamwork Makes The Dream Work: War is chaotic in its nature, so having a plan and designated clear roles for each soldier is essential. Are you a marksman? Perhaps your skill set is better utilized as a rifleman. I think you get the point. Work with your teammates to collectively annihilate your enemies.

Let Me Take You Far Away: Let the game take you on a journey through time, transferring you into an era of historical events while you use World War II weaponry to defend your life

It’s Not The Size That Matters: When you’re out of ammo just pull out your handgun and empty a full magazine into your enemies

9. Battlefield V (PC / PlayStation 4 / Xbox One)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UlqVGsLACV4

Battlefield V Gameplay

Experience the brutalities of World War II from the perspectives of different soldiers in the game’s engaging campaign and cast a look at the horrors of war. So grab a seat, although you’ll only need the edge of it. As to your abilities in combat, no matter how good you think you are, trying one of the several multiplayer modes offered by the game is the only true test of your skillset.

What Makes Battlefield V Fun:

  • Through Another Set Of Eyes: The game’s campaign storytelling encompasses more than a single man’s or woman’s tale to give you a well rounded experience. In Battlefield V you take on the role of multiple soldiers fighting not just for their ideologies, but for their lives too.
  • Full-Scale War: Campaign missions vary from thoses that allow for close-quarter confrontations and picking your enemies off from distance make the game interesting and exciting. Coupled with large multiplayer maps and heated PVP battles, these are guaranteed to make you feel the thrill of battle.
  • Coordinated Teamwork: Scavenge enemy corpses, gather resources, and rely on your teammates for both medical and tactical support. There’s safety in numbers, and Battlefield V proves that as taking the lone wolf approach rarely pays off.
  • Plenty of Options: TThe various guns, upgrades, and skills available to the players facilitate any kind of game style. No one strategy is superior, as you will find that the end result almost always depends on your own wits and abilities.

One Shot, One Kill: Iconic bolt action rifles of that era give you a chance to exercise your judgment and deliver death to your foes

Machine Gun Monster: Spray Nazi scum with bullets as you journey through the nightmarish reality of World War II

10. Call To Arms (PC)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4XqnIx1sNM

Call to Arms gameplay

Call to Arms is a real-time strategy game set in modern times of combat. You can actually take direct control of certain soldiers in the game, making it a first or third-person shooter. Experience warfare from every perspective available. Combine your abilities both as a master marksman and a skilled strategist.

What Makes Call To Arms Fun:

  • Struggle To Succeed: Having to account for things cover piercing – that’s right, cover piercing – bullets and the possibility of your squad suffering casualties while they are moving to their objective gives players a constant sense of danger. Fun, right?
  • A Well Designed Environment: While the game doesn’t necessarily take place in an urban environment, there are plenty of ways to strategically use your surroundings. Take cover, gain control over territories, and ingeniously flank your enemies.
  • Manage Deployments: There is only a certain number of squads you can bring in, so when you do need to call in reinforcements. Carefully choose the locations of your troops will be deployed in. The last thing you want is your fellow soldiers to be obliterated a few minutes after arrival.

Master Of Mayhem: Command various attack vehicles into battle and watch as your enemies are relentlessly slaughtered

Another Point Of View: Witness battle in its purest form, via the combination of the raw realism of Call To Arms and a first-person view option

11 .Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2019 (PC / PlayStation 4 / Xbox One)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1R-TQ51bhLw

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2019 Gameplay

Traverse through the harsh world of modern warfare, as you take on the role of exceptionally skilled SAS Captain John Price. Your missions will vary, from close quarter combat to stealthy sniper operations. As you set to complete your initial task of finding stolen toxic gas containers. Your missions will take you on an adventurous journey in a variety of both fictional and non-fictional locations.

What Makes Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2019 Fun:

  • Arresting Story: Prepare for an intense campaign that will put your moral compass to the test while capturing the most harrowing aspects of warfare. But don’t let me give too much away.
  • Modern Arsenal: Weapons, attachments, equipment, and gadgets – not to mention unmanned vehicles, come together beautifully in the game’s various multiplayer modes. Pick your own way of driving terror into the hearts of your foes.
  • Personal Playing Styles: Different game modes and multiple maps make it possible to fully personalize your playing style. Lovers of running and gunning prefer environments that favor close quarter combat, while a sniper enthusiast might want to pick a larger map.

Fight For Glory: Communicate with your teammates and methodically plan your attacks and your enemies won’t stand a chance

Search And Destroy: Brutally murder your way to your objectives. But keep in mind, you never know behind which corner your enemies are hiding

12. Empire: Total War (PC)

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Empire: Total War Gameplay

The year is 1701. Conflict erupts in more and more countries around the world. Command one of the game’s eleven disenfranchised factions, each dominant in different territories with their respective strengths and skills. Change the course of history as you forge an entire empire; one that might just conquer the world.

What Makes Empire: Total War Fun:

  • Global Forces At Your Mercy: Gradually build your war machine all around the globe, utilizing every available means of gaining control, from sabotage and espionage to mere diplomacy.
  • A Different Kind Of Story: The game offers a campaign option, one that features the epic tale of America’s first colonial settlers. Witness the great nation’s birth and growth and experience its people’s fight for freedom and independence.
  • Multiplayer Mastery: Let’s see if you have what it takes to defeat other players and emerge victorious from leagues to rise through the ranks. Command your ground and naval forces in real-time and enjoy the sight of your warships putting enemy fleets to an eternal sleep at the bottom of the ocean.
  • Tactical Variety: When it comes to warfare, the devil is in the details. It’s seemingly simple choices like the kind of ammunition you decide to use for your weapons and the areas that you decide to target, that can and will make all the difference.

Create Your Own Reality: Lead historically famous nation’s armies to battles that will change the course of history however you choose

Witness Epic Battles: Terrifying warfare ensues as bloodthirsty battalions tear each other apart

13. Spec Ops The Line (PC / PlayStation 4 / Xbox One)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGzIss7Ub-4

Spec Ops: The Line gameplay

After the city of Dubai is seemingly completely destroyed by a cataclysmic sandstorm, your duty as Delta Force is to locate all survivors and radio for evacuation. The city, however, is at war. A war that you now have to participate in as you fight your way through a ruined Dubai.

What Makes Spec Ops: The Line Fun:

  • A Gripping Story: The game does an amazing job of showcasing the complicated concept of morality in warfare. The clarity of the line between right and wrong is questioned and your own way of making that distinction will be reevaluated.
  • The Power Of The Elements: When was the last time you had a gunfight in the midst of a sandstorm? The harsh elements of nature and enemy fire make for a disorienting, life-threatening combination.
  • Exploring Dubai: The game offers you a chance to take a rather scenic route at times, and you will find yourself encouraged to do so by the beautifully detailed design of both the multiplayer maps and the campaign’s environment.

Dodging Death: Find some cover and flawlessly take out your enemies one by one in this sand-filled arena of death

Riders On The Storm: Sandstorms might disorient lesser gamers, but a real pro knows how to fight in any conditions

14. Men of War: Assault Squad 2 (PC)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMg4L92-9Ww

Men of War: Assault Squad 2 gameplay

Men of War: Assault Squad 2 allows you to choose whether you want to play as the Axis or fight for the noble cause of the Allies. Whatever your choice may be, prepare for unique missions that pertain to the history of the country they take place in. It won’t be long before you’re hooked as you lead your soldiers to victory in a series of epic battles.

What Makes Men of War: Assault Squad 2 Fun:

  • It’s Your Call, Commander: Leading a group of soldiers, an armored escort or even a single sniper in a wise and strategic manner will be one of your most important tasks. Rigorously protect your objectives, orchestrate your attacks, and fight your way to victory.
  • Knowledge Is Power: Taking the time to grasp the layout of each mission’s terrain and understanding your enemies’ tactics is paramount. It’s time for you to realize your full potential as a charismatic leader of men.
  • Vehicle Variety And Weapon Diversity: What’s the point of being an epic gamer if you can’t turn your enemies into salami by running them over with a tank? Methodically pick your men’s weapons and attack vehicles, and pick the right instruments of mayhem.

Epic Firefights Of History: Exchange fire with some of the world’s most monstrous forces using era-appropriate weaponry and vehicles

A Game With A View: War is a terrible thing but that doesn’t mean one can’t be gloriously skilled at it

15. Arma 3 (PC)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ea8doph3TwU

Arma 3 Gameplay

In a time of great upheaval amongst powerful military alliances, it is you as Corporal Ben Kerry, a U.S. Army soldier in the 2030’s, that will have to defend NATO interests around the globe. The dangerously escalating disenfranchisement of different army factions can and will lead to bloody confrontations. Engage in large scale operations and stealth missions in this open-world hardcore military experience.

What Makes ARMA 3 Fun:

  • Explore Places From Above and Below: Whether you want to scuba dive in the beautiful waters of the Aegean, drive a tank or fly with a helicopter, the choices are aplenty, and the games photo-realistic look makes exploring it irresistible.
  • Multiplayer Mayhem: Experience intense shootouts that include both close-quarter confrontation and long-range weaponry, combined with large maps that require strategic planning.
  • A Vast Arsenal: A variety of handguns, submachine guns, rifles, machine guns, and launchers offers all the tools you’ll need to realize your full potential as a master marksman.

Wanna See A Magic Trick? : One minute your enemies are here, the next they’re gone. You may not possess the power of magic, but grenade launchers and flamethrowers are the next best thing

Pilot Your Way To Victory: Take to the skies in a military aircraft, and deliver death from above like a winged grim reaper

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