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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 30.38
2 X-COM: UFO Defense 4.39 4.02 54.69
3 Dota 2 3.81 3.98 80.00+
4 XCOM 2 4.20 3.93 49.86
5 Europa Universalis IV 4.26 3.88 80.00+
6 XCOM: Enemy Within 4.33 3.85 48.72
7 Caesar III 3.95 3.81 57.70
8 Banished 3.83 3.80 41.58
9 XCOM: Enemy Unknown 4.18 3.80 38.77
10 Crusader Kings II 4.28 3.72 80.00+
11 Starcraft: Brood War 4.48 3.68 50.71
12 Starcraft 4.43 3.66 51.47
13 Command & Conquer 3.94 3.65 40.02
14 Total War: Shogun 2 4.13 3.64 57.91
15 This War of Mine 3.91 3.62 18.48
16 The Banner Saga 3.92 3.59 15.41
17 League of Legends 3.71 3.57 78.90
18 Company of Heroes 4.13 3.50 40.86
19 Warcraft: Orcs & Humans 3.51 3.46 29.43
20 Prison Architect 3.85 3.45 42.58
21 Stronghold: Crusader 4.14 3.44 51.24
22 StarCraft Battle Chest 4.50 3.44 59.05
23 Warcraft II: Beyond the Dark Portal 3.99 3.42 37.01
24 Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty 4.32 3.41 38.36
25 SimCity 4: Deluxe Edition 4.09 3.39 67.98
26 King's Bounty: The Legend 3.93 3.39 52.71
27 Starcraft II: Legacy of the Void 4.29 3.38 39.02
28 Plague Inc: Evolved 3.83 3.37 17.28
29 Heroes of Might and Magic III 4.32 3.36 68.83
30 SimCity 4 3.90 3.35 71.23
31 Heroes of Might and Magic III Complete 4.50 3.34 74.24
32 Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword 4.28 3.34 61.68
33 Sid Meier's Civilization III: Complete 3.97 3.33 54.92
34 Warcraft II: Battle.net Edition 4.07 3.31 38.10
35 Empire Earth 3.86 3.31 46.66
36 Dungeon Keeper 4.08 3.31 42.65
37 Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne 4.36 3.31 49.57
38 Anno 2070 3.83 3.30 48.05
39 Command & Conquer: Red Alert 4.02 3.29 43.19
40 Black & White 3.68 3.29 45.68
41 Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness 4.05 3.28 38.31
42 SimCity 3000 3.85 3.28 54.98
43 Sid Meier's Civilization IV 4.19 3.28 61.00
44 Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos 4.30 3.27 46.69
45 Sid Meier's Civilization III 4.00 3.26 60.37
46 Age of Empires Gold Edition 3.88 3.26 51.95
47 Orcs Must Die! 3.72 3.26 19.01
48 Heroes of Might and Magic V 3.68 3.25 52.08
49 Might & Magic: Heroes VI 3.39 3.25 66.81
50 SMITE 4.18 3.25 77.08
117 games in results