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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 30.19
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 3.66 40.76
12 Starcraft 4.43 3.65 51.15
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 3.72 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 40.39
22 Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty 4.33 3.41 38.44
23 SimCity 4: Deluxe Edition 4.08 3.40 67.21
24 King's Bounty: The Legend 3.92 3.40 53.29
25 Plague Inc: Evolved 3.85 3.38 17.15
26 Heroes of Might and Magic III 4.33 3.38 68.56
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 3.84 3.31 46.13
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 3.30 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 Sid Meier's Civilization IV 4.19 3.28 60.67
41 Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos 4.29 3.28 46.52
42 Sid Meier's Civilization III 4.02 3.27 60.40
43 Valkyria Chronicles 4.25 3.26 47.03
44 Empire: Total War 3.89 3.26 57.28
45 Age of Empires 3.84 3.26 48.99
46 Age of Empires Gold Edition 3.89 3.26 51.57
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