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Hardest PC Games: Strategy

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
1 Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines 3.94 4.08 30.71
2 X-COM: UFO Defense 4.39 4.02 54.73
3 Dota 2 3.85 3.97 80.00+
4 XCOM 2 4.25 3.96 49.05
5 Europa Universalis IV 4.28 3.86 80.00+
6 XCOM: Enemy Within 4.34 3.86 48.13
7 Banished 3.85 3.80 39.88
8 XCOM: Enemy Unknown 4.18 3.80 38.62
9 Crusader Kings II 4.30 3.75 80.00+
10 Starcraft: Brood War 4.49 3.67 50.56
11 Command & Conquer 3.94 3.65 40.76
12 Starcraft 4.43 3.65 51.22
13 Total War: Shogun 2 4.14 3.65 56.95
14 This War of Mine 3.93 3.63 18.89
15 The Banner Saga 3.93 3.61 15.28
16 League of Legends 3.71 3.56 78.89
17 Company of Heroes 4.14 3.50 40.80
18 Warcraft: Orcs & Humans 3.51 3.46 30.31
19 StarCraft Battle Chest 4.51 3.44 58.82
20 Warcraft II: Beyond the Dark Portal 4.00 3.42 37.31
21 Starcraft II: Legacy of the Void 4.30 3.42 40.55
22 Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty 4.33 3.41 38.51
23 SimCity 4: Deluxe Edition 4.08 3.40 67.47
24 King's Bounty: The Legend 3.93 3.40 53.29
25 Heroes of Might and Magic III 4.32 3.38 68.56
26 Plague Inc: Evolved 3.84 3.38 17.15
27 Heroes of Might and Magic III Complete 4.50 3.37 74.10
28 SimCity 4 3.92 3.35 72.45
29 Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword 4.28 3.34 61.34
30 Empire Earth 3.85 3.32 47.48
31 Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne 4.36 3.31 49.45
32 Dungeon Keeper 4.08 3.31 42.47
33 Warcraft II: Battle.net Edition 4.07 3.31 38.35
34 SimCity 3000 3.84 3.31 56.25
35 Command & Conquer: Red Alert 4.03 3.30 43.26
36 Anno 2070 3.83 3.30 49.17
37 Black & White 3.68 3.30 46.47
38 Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness 4.05 3.29 38.48
39 Heroes of Might and Magic V 3.71 3.28 52.00
40 Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos 4.29 3.28 46.60
41 Sid Meier's Civilization IV 4.20 3.28 60.80
42 Sid Meier's Civilization III 4.02 3.27 60.40
43 Age of Empires Gold Edition 3.88 3.26 51.95
44 Empire: Total War 3.89 3.26 57.28
45 Valkyria Chronicles 4.24 3.26 46.98
46 Age of Empires 3.84 3.26 48.99
47 Age of Empires II: HD Edition 4.09 3.25 61.96
48 Might & Magic: Heroes VI 3.44 3.25 67.71
49 Heroes of Might and Magic IV 3.57 3.25 57.15
50 SMITE 4.24 3.24 80.00+
106 games in results