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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 30.87
2 X-COM: UFO Defense 4.39 4.02 54.73
3 Dota 2 3.84 3.98 80.00+
4 XCOM 2 4.25 3.95 49.02
5 Europa Universalis IV 4.27 3.86 80.00+
6 XCOM: Enemy Within 4.34 3.85 48.23
7 Banished 3.84 3.81 40.53
8 XCOM: Enemy Unknown 4.18 3.80 38.53
9 Crusader Kings II 4.30 3.73 80.00+
10 Starcraft: Brood War 4.48 3.67 50.48
11 Total War: Shogun 2 4.13 3.65 57.49
12 Starcraft 4.43 3.65 51.39
13 Command & Conquer 3.94 3.65 40.22
14 This War of Mine 3.92 3.62 18.66
15 The Banner Saga 3.93 3.60 15.25
16 League of Legends 3.71 3.57 78.88
17 Company of Heroes 4.14 3.50 40.88
18 Warcraft: Orcs & Humans 3.51 3.47 29.92
19 Prison Architect 3.84 3.45 42.58
20 StarCraft Battle Chest 4.51 3.44 58.82
21 Warcraft II: Beyond the Dark Portal 3.99 3.43 37.01
22 Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty 4.32 3.41 38.46
23 King's Bounty: The Legend 3.92 3.40 52.88
24 Starcraft II: Legacy of the Void 4.31 3.39 39.64
25 SimCity 4: Deluxe Edition 4.08 3.39 67.47
26 Plague Inc: Evolved 3.85 3.38 17.22
27 Heroes of Might and Magic III 4.33 3.38 68.64
28 Heroes of Might and Magic III Complete 4.50 3.36 73.79
29 Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword 4.28 3.35 61.68
30 SimCity 4 3.91 3.35 71.23
31 Empire Earth 3.84 3.32 47.36
32 Warcraft II: Battle.net Edition 4.07 3.31 37.95
33 Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne 4.36 3.31 49.56
34 Dungeon Keeper 4.07 3.30 43.46
35 Anno 2070 3.83 3.30 49.17
36 Command & Conquer: Red Alert 4.03 3.29 43.36
37 Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness 4.05 3.29 38.32
38 Black & White 3.68 3.29 45.68
39 Sid Meier's Civilization IV 4.19 3.28 60.84
40 Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos 4.30 3.28 46.78
41 SimCity 3000 3.85 3.28 55.60
42 Sid Meier's Civilization III 4.01 3.28 60.96
43 Heroes of Might and Magic V 3.69 3.28 52.70
44 Empire: Total War 3.88 3.26 57.71
45 Age of Empires Gold Edition 3.88 3.26 51.95
46 Orcs Must Die! 3.72 3.26 19.01
47 Might & Magic: Heroes VI 3.42 3.26 68.33
48 Age of Empires 3.84 3.25 49.32
49 SMITE 4.21 3.25 80.00+
50 Heroes of Might and Magic IV 3.56 3.25 55.93
111 games in results