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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 3.83 3.98 80.00+
4 XCOM 2 4.21 3.94 48.89
5 Europa Universalis IV 4.28 3.87 80.00+
6 XCOM: Enemy Within 4.34 3.85 48.60
7 Banished 3.84 3.80 41.63
8 XCOM: Enemy Unknown 4.18 3.80 38.62
9 Crusader Kings II 4.30 3.74 80.00+
10 Starcraft: Brood War 4.49 3.67 50.61
11 Total War: Shogun 2 4.13 3.66 57.76
12 Command & Conquer 3.94 3.65 40.02
13 Starcraft 4.43 3.65 51.52
14 This War of Mine 3.92 3.62 18.54
15 The Banner Saga 3.93 3.59 15.31
16 League of Legends 3.71 3.57 78.88
17 Company of Heroes 4.13 3.50 40.88
18 Warcraft: Orcs & Humans 3.51 3.47 29.92
19 Prison Architect 3.85 3.45 42.58
20 StarCraft Battle Chest 4.51 3.44 58.83
21 Warcraft II: Beyond the Dark Portal 3.99 3.43 37.01
22 Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty 4.32 3.41 38.47
23 King's Bounty: The Legend 3.92 3.40 52.88
24 SimCity 4: Deluxe Edition 4.08 3.39 67.47
25 Starcraft II: Legacy of the Void 4.31 3.38 39.61
26 Plague Inc: Evolved 3.84 3.37 17.13
27 Heroes of Might and Magic III 4.33 3.37 69.33
28 Heroes of Might and Magic III Complete 4.51 3.36 74.09
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 Sid Meier's Civilization III: Complete 3.97 3.32 54.74
32 Empire Earth 3.85 3.32 47.06
33 Warcraft II: Battle.net Edition 4.07 3.31 37.95
34 Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne 4.36 3.31 49.54
35 Dungeon Keeper 4.07 3.30 43.46
36 Anno 2070 3.83 3.30 49.17
37 Command & Conquer: Red Alert 4.03 3.29 43.36
38 Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness 4.05 3.29 38.43
39 Black & White 3.68 3.29 45.68
40 Sid Meier's Civilization IV 4.19 3.28 60.93
41 SimCity 3000 3.84 3.28 55.29
42 Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos 4.30 3.28 46.71
43 Heroes of Might and Magic V 3.68 3.28 52.70
44 Sid Meier's Civilization III 4.01 3.27 61.19
45 Age of Empires Gold Edition 3.88 3.26 51.95
46 Empire: Total War 3.88 3.26 57.22
47 SMITE 4.21 3.26 79.07
48 Might & Magic: Heroes VI 3.40 3.26 68.33
49 Orcs Must Die! 3.72 3.26 19.01
50 Age of Empires 3.84 3.25 49.62
113 games in results